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Grade: 15

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1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the Program Management, GS-15, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 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 preform successfully the duties of THIS POSTION.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or experience combination options above.
2 Candidates for this position must have experience with regulatory writing and the regulatory process including writing regulations, preambles, proposed rules, final rules, interim final rules, direct final rules, supplemental proposed rules, agency guidance, and amendatory language or experience with the process of producing proposed rules, final rules, agency guidance documents, internal agency orders, agency rulemaking manuals, rulemaking project reports, and all other documents related to agency policy. Which of the following best describes your experience with regulatory writing and the regulatory process? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in such work.
  • I have completed formal training or courses covering the topics.
  • Working under close supervision, I have had experience writing regulations, that may include writing preambles, proposed rules, final rules, interim final rules, direct final rules, supplemental proposed rules, agency guidance, and amendatory language; or I have had experience with one or more aspects of the regulatory process including producing proposed rules, final rules, agency guidance documents, internal agency orders, agency rulemaking manuals, rulemaking project reports, or other documents related to agency policy.
  • Working independently, I have had experience writing regulations, that may include writing preambles, proposed rules, final rules, interim final rules, direct final rules, supplemental proposed rules, agency guidance, and amendatory language; or I have had experience with one or more aspects of the regulatory process including producing proposed rules, final rules, agency guidance documents, internal agency orders, agency rulemaking manuals, rulemaking project reports, or other documents related to agency policy.
  • Working independently, I was a leader of a group responsible for writing regulations, that may include writing preambles, proposed rules, final rules, interim final rules, direct final rules, supplemental proposed rules, agency guidance, and amendatory language; or I led a group responsible for one or more aspects of the regulatory process including producing proposed rules, final rules, agency guidance documents, internal agency orders, agency rulemaking manuals, rulemaking project reports, or other documents related to agency policy.
3 From the list that follows, please select the Federal laws, policies, and regulations you have experience working with and applying. Answer to this question is required
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Paperwork Reduction Act
  • Administrative Procedure Act
  • Regulatory Flexibility Act
  • Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health statutes, regulations
  • E.O. 12866
  • None of the above
4 Select all of the responses that describe your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have formally supervised a team or group with little or no management or guidance.
  • I have worked as a team lead with multiple staff reporting to me for work assignments.
  • I have worked as a subject matter expert and provided formal responses to questions.
  • I do not have leadership experience
5 Please select the response that best describes your experience with regards to the ability to communicate orally in both formal and informal settings. For example, communicating effectively with Agency executives, senior level management, employee organizations, government officials, or members of congress or their staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have justified, persuaded, negotiated, or resolved matters involving significant or controversial policy or program issues. This included communicating effectively and harmoniously with a full range of internal and external individuals or groups.
  • I have conducted discussions or participated in work groups as a program representative, in which the purpose was to influence, motivate, or persuade persons or groups.
  • I have served as a program representative and participated in discussions in which the purpose was to plan, coordinate or consult on work efforts or to resolve specific business problems.
  • I have served as a program representative in dealing with managers and employees within the areas serviced. This included acquiring, clarifying or exchanging facts and information needed to complete assignments.
  • None of the above.
6 Please select the response(s) that best describe(s) your experience planning and developing written communications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned and developed unique and original content to incorporate into my written works.
  • I understand the nuances of persuasive policy writing and have incorporated this into my written works.
  • I have researching and analyzed federal regulations to incorporate into my written works.
  • None of the above.
7 Select the response that best describes your experience in analyzing, prioritizing, and organizing information from a variety of sources and providing feedback to senior management. 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, 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 required feedback.
  • I have not had experience analyzing, prioritizing and organizing information.
8 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
9 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
10 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