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Grade: 15

1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations , GS-15, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements.
2

Do you have designated team lead, supervisory, and/or management experience? (Select the one statement that best describes your experience).

Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience as a first level supervisor leading a staff, including subordinates.
  • I have experience as a designated team leader to staff members, and assisted the first level supervisor in leading a staff.
  • I have experience as a first level supervisor to staff members, including subordinates that work on issues related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I have experience as a designated team leader and assisted the first level supervisor in leading a staff to carry out work related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I do not have experience as a team lead, supervisor, or manager.
3

Choose the duties that you have performed as a team leader, supervisor, or manager by checking the appropriate boxes. (Select all that apply).

Answer to this question is required
  • Planned work to be accomplished by subordinates or team members, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for completion of work.
  • Assigned work to subordinates or team members based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates or team members.
  • Evaluated work products and provided feedback to subordinates or team members.
  • Interviewed candidates for positions and recommended candidates for appointment.
  • I have not performed any of these tasks.
4 Please select the one statement that describes your experience in developing a human resource or staffing plan to complete complex projects in support of an office’s mission. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with minimal supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself and alerted senior management when additional staff were needed to complete an assignment.
5

Please select the one statement that describes your experience in developing, maintaining, and adjusting timelines to complete complex projects in support of an office’s mission.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with minimal supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself and alerted senior management when there were critical paths to be aware of in the timelines.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself, leveraged advanced software technology to develop and implement timelines, and am relied upon by senior management to notify them of critical paths to be aware of in the timelines.
6

Please selected one statement that best describes your skills in managing multiple concurrent assignments.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience managing multiple concurrent assignments.
  • As a regular part of my duties, I have managed and completed multiple concurrent assignments within established timelines with little or no supervision or guidance.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have been frequently called upon to manage multiple concurrent assignments, and have demonstrated the ability to complete the assignments within established timelines.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have been frequently called upon to manage multiple concurrent assignments for myself and oversee assignments of designated team members or subordinates and demonstrated the ability to bring these assignments to completion within established timelines.
7

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience in conducting technical reviews of policy reports for quality, accuracy, and readability.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, with a focus on child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with minimal supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with minimal supervision, with a focus on child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself as a designated team lead or supervisor.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself as a designated team lead or supervisor with a focus on Congressionally-mandated, Presidential Directive, or United Nations-related reports on child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
8

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience in developing report guidance and training designated team members or subordinates in support of federal government mandates.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with minimal supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself as a designated team lead or supervisor.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself as a designated team lead or supervisor with a focus on Congressionally-mandated, Presidential Directive, or United Nations-related reports on child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
9 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience leading, supervising, or managing research related to child labor, forced labor, or human trafficking. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with minimal supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself as a designated team lead or supervisor.
10

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience leading, supervising, or managing the production of publicly available government reports.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task.
  • I have experience in assisting in the preparation of a government report on the job under close supervision by a supervisor.
  • I have experience as a designated team leader, supervisor, or manager of a government report and I managed the clearance process for that report.
  • I have overseen the production of more than one government report on child labor, forced labor, human trafficking and/or human rights and I managed the clearance process for those reports as a team leader, supervisor, or manager.
11

Select each task you have performed as a regular part of a job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Developing research solicitations or task orders for grants or contracts in support of research operations.
  • Leveraging resources and coordinating with personnel from multiple agencies to produce a publication. (technology, printing, graphic design departments).
  • Serving as a liaison with federal offices related to congressional and intergovernmental affairs and department clearances.
  • Recommending solutions to improve research functions based on knowledge of office missions and functions.
  • Participating as a senior staff member working to ensure maximum organizational effectiveness and efficiency of research operations.
  • None of the above.
12

From the following options, indicate those in which you have trained subordinates as a designated team leader, supervisor, or manager.

Answer to this question is required
  • International standards on child labor (International Labor Organization Conventions 138 and 182).
  • International standards on forced labor (International Labor Organization Conventions 29 and 105).
  • International standards on human trafficking (United Nations Palermo Protocol).
  • Trade and Development Act of 2000.
  • Trafficking Victims Protection Act (2000, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2013).
  • None of the above.
13

From the following options, indicate which federal agencies you have briefed and/or negotiated with as a team lead, supervisor, or manager on issues related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.

Answer to this question is required
  • National Security Council.
  • U.S. Trade Representative.
  • U.S. Department of State.
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • 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