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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 Indicate those tasks you have experience with as a team leader, supervisor, or manager for an organizational unit (i.e., team, division, office and not an individual project). Answer to this question is required
  • Creating an organizational budget.
  • Managing an organizational budget, monitoring expenditures against planned budget.
  • Creating a strategic or operational plan.
  • Monitoring an organizational unit’s achievement against a strategic or operational plan and reporting on results.
  • Accounting for the performance of an organizational unit to a higher level manager.
  • Coordinating initiatives, activities, policies, or processes across with other organizational units or outside organizations.
  • Representing your organization to external stakeholders.
  • Preparing a strategy or materials for public outreach or the media.
  • None of the above.
3

Indicate those tasks you have experience with that relate to international child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, or international labor issues and legislation such as  international labor standards and U.S. legislation on trade and human trafficking.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have written reports on these issues that have been published by U.S. Government agencies.
  • I have overseen grants and/or contracts to organizations providing direct services to victims of child labor, forced labor and/or human trafficking.
  • I have collaborated with others in my organization and taken into account the views of external entities in order to formulate policy positions on these issues.
  • I have made policy recommendations on these issues to senior leadership within my organization.
  • None of the above.
4

Which response best describes your level of experience assessing policy positions related to international labor, trade, or development issues and presenting this information in clear and concise written form for consideration by policy makers?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience assessing policy positions and presenting this information.
  • As a regular part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance and overseen assignments of designated team members or subordinates related to those policy positions.
5

Choose the statement that describes your experience in engaging in policy discussions with representatives of foreign governments on child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, or other labor issues.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not prepared others for such discussions and have not participated in any such discussions.
  • I have prepared others for such discussions.
  • I have prepared others for such discussions, and have attended such discussions but have not played a lead role.
  • I have played a lead role in preparing for and participating in such discussions.
  • My experience in this area is not described here.
6

Please indicate which of the following types of written products, if any, you have produced or to which you have contributed as a regular part of a job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Background papers or summary reports on international child labor, forced labor, or human trafficking issues.
  • Policy memoranda on international child labor and forced labor issues.
  • Correspondence on international child labor and forced labor issues.
  • Reports integrating international child labor and forced labor into discussion of broader policy topics, such as international trade.
  • Presentation or briefing materials on international child labor and forced labor issues.
  • Responses to inter-agency, Departmental, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional inquiries on international child labor and forced labor issues.
  • Materials and testimony for Congressional briefings or hearings on international child labor and forced labor issues.
  • None of the above.
7

Please select 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 a moderate level of supervision or guidance.
  • As a central 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 managed and completed multiple concurrent assignments within established timelines with little or no supervision or guidance and overseen assignments of designated team members or subordinates.
8

With which of the following elements of supervision do you have direct experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • Performance evaluation.
  • Recruitment/Hiring.
  • Discipline.
  • Awards.
  • Assigning tasks.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Diversity management.
  • Career development.
  • Project management.
  • None of the above.
9 Please select the choice that best describes your ability to manage human and financial resources effectively and efficiently, and direct project assignments to achieve results. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not done this as a regular part of a job.
  • I have experience providing support to a manager charged with managing resources and directing project assignments to achieve results.
  • I have direct experience managing resources and directing project assignments to achieve results.
  • I have experience managing resources and directing project assignments to achieve results and in supervising others to do so as well.

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
5 Are you eligible for a military spouse noncompetitive appointment?  If yes, select one of the choices below to determine your eligibility. Answer to this question is required
  • Military Spouse - married to active duty service member.
  • Military Spouse - married to a retired or released service member who is 100% disabled due to a service-connected injury.
  • Military Spouse - married to a service member killed while on active duty.
  • None of the above.