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Grade: 15

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1 I understand that I must click on the "Submit Application" button located at the end of the review of my answers and resume to complete the application process. I understand that I will receive a confirmation page that I should print for my records. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 I understand that if I am applying for multiple announcements, I must submit a separate copy of my supplemental documentation for each announcement under which I am requesting consideration. My failure to submit separate copies will result in my materials being applied only to the first announcement I have applied under. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required (i.e., college transcripts, certification documents, veterans preference documents if applicable). I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date of this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 This position requires a security clearance. Are you able to obtain or maintain a security clearance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
7 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to provide proof to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
8

BASIC REQUIREMENTS for series 1102, GS-13 and above. Select from below the education, certification, experience met that qualifies you for the basic requirements of this position.

Answer to this question is required
  • (A) Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-13 or higher level contracting positions, including at least 4-years experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level of the position, and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position. AND (B) 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
  • Exception: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. However, you will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade.
  • Waiver: I am requesting a waiver from the senior procurement executive of this agency, at his or her discretion to waive any or all the requirements of A or B above.
  • I do not meet or exceed the education and /or experience requirements described above.
9 GS-15 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose the one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
10 This position is responsible for verbal and written communication at all levels within and outside the organization on complex technical information. Indicate which of the following types of communication duties you have performed as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare and present high-level briefings to senior Department officials at the Field and at Headquarters
  • Prepare and present briefings to other federal agencies
  • Prepare and present briefings to private sector organizations and Senior Contractor Management
  • Prepare and present in support of negotiating the resolution of complex issues
  • None of the above
11 Organizational leaders are responsible for managing an organization's members and their work in a way that facilitates accomplishing the overall goals of that organization. Please indicate which of the following supervisory duties you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Plan work to be accomplished by the organization
  • Set short term and long term priorities
  • Adjust short term and long term priorities
  • Prepare schedules for completion of work
  • Assign work based on priorities
  • Assign work based on the requirements and difficulty of the assignments
  • Assign work based on their capabilities
  • Resolve personnel conflicts that arise
  • Support equal opportunity goals and workforce diversity programs, policies, and responsibilities
  • Ensure equitable treatment for all
  • Encourage employees to participate in activities designed to enhance/improve skills
  • Provide counsel on work related issues
  • Select or recommend personnel for special projects or assignments based on assessment of their knowledge, skills, abilities, and capabilities
  • Recommend promotion or pay increase or denial of promotion or pay increase or other actions that involve pay
  • Recommend personnel for formal training or developmental assignments
  • Manage and resolve employee conduct issues which could have or did lead to disciplinary action
  • Develop performance standards
  • Evaluate performance
  • None of the above
12

Select all the choices below that accurately describe all the areas that you have knowledge and experience in the performance of your work:

Answer to this question is required
  • Strategies and priorities on complex scientific and engineering issues
  • Establishing strategic goals and objectives
  • Maintaining strategic alignment between programs, projects and facility capability
  • Managing key strategic risks
  • Managing resources across projects and programs
  • Evaluating gaps and inter-dependencies and taking corrective actions
  • Monitoring progress and performance trends
  • Acquisition strategy and planning
  • Applying project and program principles and tools to manage programs
  • Reporting project performance to senior management
  • In house consultancy to projects and programs
  • None of the above
13 Select the response that best describes your work experience interpreting and explaining the impact of procurement regulations, policy letters and laws to contracting officers, contract specialists, program offices and management. Answer to this question is required
  • I provide expert interpretation and explanation of the impact of procurement regulations, policy letters, laws and regulations to contracting officers, contract specialists, program offices and management.
  • I provide interpretation and explanation of the impact of procurement regulations, policy letters, laws and regulations to contracting officers, contract specialists, program offices and management.
  • I explain the impact of procurement regulations to contract specialists and contracting officers.
  • None of the above
14 My contract administration experience includes the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Tracked contractor progress
  • Used earned value management to assess contractor performance for variance tracking
  • Analyzed performance deficiencies to determine appropriate corrective action(s)
  • Developed contractor performance measures
  • Evaluated contractor performance against performance measures
  • Experience in reviewing/resolving contractor industrial relations issues
  • Experience in writing Contracting Officer's letters and determinations
  • Experience implementing the fundamentals of pension and health and welfare benefit plan management
  • None of the above
15 What is your current level of certification in Acquisition (DAWIA or FAC-C)? (Must provide documentation to verify your level of certification by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.) Answer to this question is required
  • Level I
  • Level II
  • Level III
  • I am currently pursuing certification.
  • I am not currently certified at any level.