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Grade: 14

1 Please select the response that best describes your experience conducting audits. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-13 in the federal service as described in the specialized experience section of this announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirements described in the specialized experience section of this announcement.
2 Select a statement from the list below that best describes your experience in oral communication. Answer to this question is required
  • I have presented convincing briefings to explain audit findings, including conducting exit conferences and briefings with management and/or other high level officials (Federal or non-Federal).
  • I have conducted interviews to obtain complex and sometimes sensitive information, recognizing and handling unusual situations that may impact the audit approach.
  • I have justified controversial decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations to high-level management or policy makers.
  • None of the above.
3 Select the one response that best describes your writing experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have drafted reports or portions of reports and works with others to draft reports that are thorough and well supported, accurate, extremely well organized, concise, and understandable.
  • I have edited and reviewed others' work papers and portions of reports for technical accuracy, supportability, grammar, punctuation, spelling and other recommended changes.
  • I have consolidated findings, prepared reports, and worked with others to draft reports that are thorough and well supported, accurate, extremely well organized, concise, and understandable.
  • None of the above.
4 Select the response that best describes your audit experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have gathered sufficient evidence to fully answer all audit objectives and serve as the basis for audit conclusions and recommendation.
  • I have used appropriate auditing standards and procedures, drafted reports or other products that address objectives and provide meaningful and convincing conclusions to support constructive recommendations with high impact.
  • I have reviewed the work of subordinate team members for adequacy and informs senior management of employees' strengths and areas that may need improvement or development.
  • None of the above.
5 Select the one response that best describes your experience in problem solving. Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided significant contributions in the development of audit guides describing information and data collection, sampling plan, and analysis techniques and methods.
  • I have integrated information and analyze data from various sources to establish trends and patterns and draw conclusions.
  • I have developed recommendations for corrective actions to address audit findings, proposing them in a concise, objective and constructive manner.
  • None of the above.
6 Select all that apply that describes your interpersonal skills (e.g., showing understanding, professionalism, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; developing and maintaining effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult hostile, or distressed); relating well to people from diverse backgrounds. Answer to this question is required
  • I have clearly and consistently modeled tact, respect, trust, and professionalism.
  • I exercise caution and tact in the resolution of differences of opinion when confronted with disagreements.
  • I work cooperatively and effectively with others on work assignments.
  • I present controversial findings tactfully to senior officials.
  • I consistently and effectively engage in open, candid, constructive, and regular exchanges and sharing of information.
  • I have experience in leading and motivating audit team members from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner
  • I have experience in interacting with people from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner regardless of their backgrounds.
  • I have experience in interacting with people from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner and promoting open, candid, constructive, and regular exchanges and sharing of information among team members and communications with auditee personnel.
  • None of the above
7 From the following list of project management skills, please identify those that you have routinely and successfully applied at work. (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Project planning functions: including determining what must be done, who will do it, how it will be done, when it would be done, and how much the project will cost.
  • Responsible for implementing and executing a project plan and achieving the goals of the plan.
  • Participating on a project team.
  • Developing contingency plans for projects where obstacles were identified and modifications to plan developed.
  • None of the above.
8 Are you conversant with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and how they affect the operations of an audit office? "Conversant" means that you have at least three (3) years of experience with those standards and guidelines, and you are confident you could explain them during a job interview. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9

Select the response(s) that best describe your experience with conducting audits.

Answer to this question is required
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted information or data for the purpose of designing and planning a program audit.
  • Researched and analyzed laws, regulations, and/or policies, procedures for the purpose of identifying and evaluating audit criteria.
  • Prepared audit report outlining audit findings, recommendations and conclusions relating to the adequacy of and compliance with the system of internal control and the efficiency, effectiveness of operations in the area covered by the audit.
  • Participated in or conducted an audit, investigation or review related to compliance with laws, regulations or policies.
  • Participated in an audit or investigation.
  • None of the above.
10 Select the one answer that best reflects your highest level of experience in the development and implementation of audit guidelines, policies, and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience or training in the development and implementation of audit guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • I have had training in how audit guidelines, policies and procedures are developed, but have not performed this task.
  • I have developed and implemented audit guidelines, policies and procedures.
11

Select the one response that best reflects the type of writing in which you have the most experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared talking papers or summary reports that included analysis and recommendations.
  • I have responded to senior management inquiries.
  • I have drafted position or policy statements and guidance.
  • I have prepared organizational assessments.
  • I have prepared guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems.
  • I have prepared recommendations for solutions to policy or reporting problems.
  • I have prepared correspondence that consolidates input from a number of different sources, including contradictory viewpoints.
  • I have prepared presentation or briefing materials.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill collaborating with audit directors to manage and direct the audit resolution process ensuring that audit recommendations are tracked, resolved and closed timely. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience serving as a leader collaborating with audit directors to manage and direct the audit resolution process ensuring that audit recommendations are tracked, resolved and closed timely related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader collaborating with audit directors to manage and direct the audit resolution process ensuring that audit recommendations are tracked, resolved and closed timely related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader collaborating with audit directors to manage and direct the audit resolution process ensuring that audit recommendations are tracked, resolved and closed timely related to a full range of audits.
  • None of the above.
13 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill in managing and directing the development and organization of an audit office's annual audit workplan including overseeing risk assessments of programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience serving as a leader managing and directing the development and organization of an audit office’s annual audit workplan including overseeing risk assessments of programs related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader managing and directing the development and organization of an audit office’s annual audit workplan including overseeing risk assessments of programs related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader managing and directing the development and organization of an audit office’s annual audit workplan including overseeing risk assessments of programs related to a full range of audits.
  • None of the above.
14 Select the one answer choice that best describes your highest level of skill in managing and directing assessments and recommended actions for hotline complaints referred to an audit office and for providing periodic up-to-date status reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience serving as a leader managing and directing assessments and recommended actions for hotline complaints referred to an audit office and for providing periodic up-to-date status reports related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader managing and directing assessments and recommended actions for hotline complaints referred to an audit office and for providing periodic up-to-date status reports related to a full range of Federal audits.
  • I have experience serving as a leader managing and directing assessments and recommended actions for hotline complaints referred to an audit office and for providing periodic up-to-date status reports related to a full range of audits.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

1 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
2 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
3 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
4 Are you eligible for a Schedule A Hiring Authority? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 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