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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

1 I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the specialized experience.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience.
2 Do you have experience gathering information about businesses from multiple sources and linking it together to draw meaningful conclusion? Answer to this question is required
  • I have collected and analyzed data from multiple sources on businesses, interpreted facts, and drew conclusions as regular part of my job.
  • I have collected and analyzed data from multiple sources on businesses, interpreted facts, and drew conclusions under the guidance of a supervisor.
  • I have trained people to undertake this task.
  • I have no experience in this kind of work as a part of my job.
3 Select the response(s) that describes your experience using public and proprietary business databases. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience of extracting, using, and interpreting data from the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS).
  • I have experience of extracting, using, and interpreting data from the Duns & Bradstreet (D&B) database.
  • I have experience of extracting, using, and interpreting data from the US Spending database.
  • I have experience of extracting, using, and interpreting data from Lexis-Nexis.
4 Select the response that best describes your skills in organizing and prioritizing information. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience in independently planning, analyzing, prioritizing, organizing, and providing feedback to management on information from a variety of sources including statements of policy, program strategies and goals and reports and memoranda.
  • I have some experience reviewing and organizing information from sources identified by management and providing feedback to the supervisor.
  • I have reviewed information under the direct supervision of the supervisor or manager, who developed the feedback.
  • I have not had experience analyzing, prioritizing, and organizing information.
5 I have experience performing duties that demonstrate knowledge of: Answer to this question is required
  • Database Applications Development.
  • Data Storage, Management, & Version Control.
  • Programming Languages.
  • Project Documentation.
6 Select the functions that you are proficient in: Answer to this question is required
  • Creating mass mailings from databases or Excel spreadsheet.
  • Correcting mailing addresses using U.S. Postal Database.
  • Extracting, merging, and linking large volume of data.
  • Creating probability matches using fuzzy logic.
  • None of the above.
7 I have proficiency in using the following technology applications: Answer to this question is required
  • Research tools such as Internet search engines.
  • Lexis-Nexis resources.
  • Graphic packages such as Visio.
  • Database tools such as Visual Studio.
  • Advance level Excel use.
8 Select the functions you are proficient in: Answer to this question is required
  • Software applications development.
  • Programming languages (e.g. SAS, C++, Jave, etc.).
  • Relational databases (e.g. Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, etc.).
  • Relational database tools such as Visual Studio.
  • None of the above.
9 Select the database you have experience using in a work or an educational environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Oracle.
  • Sybase.
  • SQL Server.
  • DB2.
  • None of the above.
10 From the following responses, select the one response that most closely matches your highest level of experience and background evaluating program goals and continuous process improvement that meets the mission and strategic vision for your organization and/or program. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a team responsible for evaluating program goals and continuous process improvement that met mission and strategic vision for an organization and/or program. My responsibilities included, coaching, guiding work and providing direction to team members.
  • I have participated in teams that were responsible for evaluating program goals and continuous process improvement that met mission and strategic vision for an organization and/or program.
  • I have independently evaluated program goals and continuous process improvement that met the mission and strategic vision for an organization/program.
  • None of the above.
11 From the following responses, select the one response that most closely matches your highest level of experience preparing or retrieving data for reports related to staff production, program quality, timeliness and effectiveness of program processes and procedures? Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis relating to staff production, program quality, timeliness and effectiveness of program processes and procedures.
  • I have experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis of program operations to meet established goals and deadlines.
  • I have limited experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis of program operations to meet established goals and deadlines.
  • I have completed portions of an analysis for program operations.
  • None of the above.
12 Do you have experience in any of the following areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Procurement.
  • Analysis of U.S. businesses.
  • Understanding corporate structures.
  • Acquisitions & Mergers.
  • Tracing Relocated Companies.
  • Identifying Closed Facilities of U.S. Businesses.
13 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in understanding and applying procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to your functional area? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience improving program methods and data accuracy.
  • I have experience directing the development of new information technology applications.
  • I have experience introducing state-of-the-art methods to program operations.
  • I have experience reviewing program methodologies and developing detailed strategies for improving production methodology.
  • I have experience reviewing existing professional literature, evaluating alternative methods, and adopting the most promising methods.
  • None of the 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 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
3 I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, 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
4
Please indicate your most recent performance appraisal rating from your most recent performance appraisal (within 18 months).
Answer to this question is required
  • Exemplary
  • Highly Effective
  • Effective
  • Minimally Satisfactory
  • Unsatisfactory
  • Pass (for non-DOL agencies)
  • Fail (for non-DOL agencies)
  • Other (for non-DOL agencies)
  • I am not a current Federal civilian employee.
  • None of the above