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Grade: 15

1 Select the one answer that best describes your experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the Management and Program Analysis position, GS-15, within the federal government. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-14 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not have the specialized experience.
2 Please describe your experience with the application of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS) or other professionally recognized standards. Answer to this question is required
  • I am proficient at the application of GAGAS or other professionally recognized standards (proficient means that I have at least 10 years of direct experience in the application of GAGAS or other professionally recognized standards.
  • I have at least 7 years but less than 10 years of direct experience with the application of GAGAS or other professionally recognized standards on audits and/or evaluations.
  • I have at least 5 years but less than 7 years of direct experience with the application of GAGAS or other professionally recognized standards on audits and/or evaluations.
  • None of the above.
3 Please describe your experience in the application of IT Guidelines such as ITIL, COBIT, and/or NIST, or other related guidelines, which you used in performing IT audit work. Answer to this question is required
  • I am proficient at the application of IT Guidelines such as ITIL, COBIT, and/or NIST, or other related guidelines, which I have used in performing IT audit work (proficient means that I have at least 10 years of direct experience in the application of IT Guidelines such as ITIL, COBIT, and/or NIST).
  • I have at least 7 years but less than 10 years of direct experience in the application of IT Guidelines such as ITIL, COBIT, and/or NIST, which I have used in performing IT audit work.
  • I have at least 5 years but less than 7 years of direct experience in the application IT Guidelines such as ITIL, COBIT, and/or NIST, which I have used in performing IT audit work.
  • None of the above.
4 I possess one or more of the following Credentials: (check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Certified Information System Security Professional CISSP
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor CISA
  • Certified Internal Auditor CIA
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA
  • Certified Fraud Examiner CFE
  • None of the above
5 Please indicate which of the following types of audits you have personally produced as a central part of a job. (check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Information and Related Information Technology
  • Information System Security Controls
  • Information System Developments--Life Cycle Phases
  • Financial statements
  • Performance
  • Contract and grant
  • Single audit
  • Nationwide performance
  • Hotline complaints
  • Attestations
6 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill in leading change (i.e. Developing and implementing an organizational vision that integrates key national and/or program goals, priorities, values, and other factors; balancing change and continuity while creating a work environment that encourages creative thinking and improve customer service and program performance). Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience in developing and implementing long-term goals or objectives for major program(s) or organization(s) and providing quality management and/or managerial oversight for the full range of the organization's activities.
  • I have experience in developing and implementing program goals and policies; providing quality management for organizational activities; and identifying and integrating issues that may affect the organization.
  • I have a familiarity in working with others in developing program goals and policies.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
7 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill in leading people, leadership skills (i.e. developing and maintaining working relations with diverse groups to accomplish common goals; working with groups with divergent or competing goals or interests to build consensus; fostering teamwork; managing and resolving conflicts; maintaining confidentiality of and safeguarding work-related records; and developing team identity). Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience, in a managerial/supervisory capacity, in setting the workforce expected performance levels commensurate with the organizations strategic objectives; fostering commitment, team spirit, pride, trust, and group identity.
  • I have experience, in a managerial/supervisory capacity, in setting the teams expected performance levels commensurate with the organizations strategic objectives; promoting quality through effective use of the organization´┐Żs performance management system; fostering commitment, team spirit, pride, trust, and group identity.
  • I have experience acting intermittently in a leadership capacity.
  • None of the above.
8 Select the one response that describes your highest level of experience in building coalitions and communications (e.g. Explains, advocates, and expresses facts and ideas to negotiate with or convince others to work toward common goals; develops a professional network with other organizations and effectively represents an organizational unit and its work to others). Answer to this question is required
  • Considers and factors organizational and situational realities (internal and external) when determining how to best advance or achieve organizational objectives. Persuades others to accept controversial decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations. Coaches others to ensure that reports, memoranda, and other documents reflect the position and work of the organization in a clear, convincing, and organized manner.
  • Edits and prepares reports, policy statements, annual work plans, and other documents that are accurate, clear, logical well-written, understandable and in proper format. Persuades others to accept controversial decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations. Coaches others b. to ensure that reports, memoranda, and other documents reflect the position and work of the organization in a clear, convincing, and organized manner.
  • Edits and prepares reports, policy statements, annual work plans, and other documents that are accurate, clear, logical well-written, understandable and in proper format. Persuades others to accept controversial decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
9 Select all the leadership functions on audits and/or evaluations you have performed as a regular, recurring part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Established milestones, and resource requirements consistent with the project objectives, scope, and methodology.
  • Assigned tasks to project team members.
  • Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and conformance to professional standards.
  • Followed up with project team members to ensure milestones were timely met.
  • Resolved conflicts, differences, or problems among project team members.
  • Coached and mentored project team members to achieve desired results.
  • Kept key stakeholders regularly apprised of progress and results.
  • Led opening conferences, status briefings, and exit conferences with senior management.
  • Drafted or reviewed the final product.
  • Summarized the results of ongoing/completed work for the purposes of communicating in a format other than a traditional written report.
  • None of the above.
10 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill in managing and directing the work of an audit team that researches and develops formal audit proposals for an annual audit plan while coordinating with a variety of officials within Federal agencies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience serving as a leader related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader related to a full range of audits.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill in managing and directing the work of an audit team that conducted performance audits, reviews, or special projects while coordinating with a variety of officials within Federal agencies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience serving as a leader related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader related to a full range of audits.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the one response that describes you highest level of experience in audit planning (e.g. Acquires and administers human, financial, material, information, and resources in a manner that instills public trust and accomplishes the organizations mission). Answer to this question is required
  • Develops a thorough understanding regarding the effective use of technology applications to enhance and /or monitor business processes and performance. Develops budget and resource estimates. Accurately assesses human resource/staffing needs. Demonstrates familiarity with the principles of workforce planning. Effectively uses office automation software applications to complete tasks and assignments in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Develops budget and resource estimates. Accurately assesses human resource/staffing needs. Demonstrates familiarity with the principles of workforce planning. Effectively uses office automation software applications to complete tasks and assignments in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Assists in the development of budget and resource estimates. Accurately assesses human resource/staffing needs. Demonstrates familiarity with the principles of workforce planning. Uses office automation software applications to complete tasks and assignments in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
13 Select the one answer choice that best describes your skill in being results driven (i.e., making timely and effective decisions and producing results through strategic planning, performance measurements, and implementing and evaluating programs and policies). Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience in formulating strategic program plans that assess audit feasibility and developing realistic short and long-term goals; setting audit standards and ensuring accountability for achieving standards.
  • I have experience in formulating strategic program plans that assess audit feasibility and developing realistic short and long-term goals; setting audit standards and ensuring accountability for achieving standards.
  • I have assisted in formulating strategic program plans and have developed short and long-term goals in furthering audit opportunities.
  • I have developed short and long-term goals in furthering audit activity.
  • I do not have the experience described above.

Grade: All Grades

1 I understand that the responses I selected in this questionnaire must be fully supported by detailed descriptions of my work experiences in my resume. In the event that my responses are not supported by my resume, the human resources office will amend my responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency demonstrated in my resume. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 I am a current or former employee of a Land Management Agency, and am serving or served under a time-limited competitive service appointment. This service qualifies for consideration under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, P.L. 114-47 Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Are you eligible for a Schedule A Hiring Authority? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Where did you learn about this Department of Labor job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • DOL Website
  • USAJOBS
  • DOL Employee (former or current)
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Other
  • Email recruitment communication
5 I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, Most recent performance appraisal dated within 18 months (or reason explaining why one cannot be provided) may be required for this position. I also understand that my application will not be considered if the required supporting documentation is not submitted or is not submitted in accordance with the time frames indicated in the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No