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Grade: 09

1 To determine your qualifications for the position of Emergency Management Series, please select the option that best describes your experience and/or educational background. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a MASTER`S OR EQUIVALENT GRADUATE DEGREE that provided the knowledge skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 2 FULL YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER LEVEL GRADUATE EDUCATION that provided the knowledge skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a law degree such as an LL.B or J.D that provided the knowledge skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • My education and/or experience is not described in any of the options above.
2 I have experience identifying issues and problems, setting priorities, developing definitive alternatives, using creative problem solving skills, and focusing on possible solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience in one or more of the following areas: emergency management; continuity of operations planning; continuity of government planning; disaster recovery; reconstitution of essential functions? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Continuity of Operations
  • Continuity of Government
  • Reconstitution
  • Devolution
  • EOC operations
  • None of the above
4 Select the answer that best describes your knowledge, skills and experience in using Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no experience using software programs
  • I have received advanced training in and have used software programs to develop and generate complex reports and analysis including the use of formulas.
  • I have received training in and have used software programs to develop and generate reports and analysis.
  • I have used software programs for basic collection and storage of data.
  • I have used software programs for collection and storage of data, and to generate reports.
  • I possess advanced proficiency with software programs, and have extensive experience developing reports to develop and generate complex reports and analysis including the use of formulas and macros.
5 Choose the statement that BEST describes your experience in managing task/projects until completion of your assignment. Answer to this question is required
  • I handle one assignment at a time until completion.
  • I handle multiple assignments of a regular and routine nature with defined deadlines.
  • I handle a variety of assignments simultaneously, which involve different levels of effort and coordination, often with competing deadlines.
  • I handle a variety of assignments of varying nature while shifting from one to another when priorities or deadlines change.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response(s) that best describes your ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and managers, in order to obtain and provide information. (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have greeted visitors, relayed messages, answered and redirected telephone calls.
  • I have questioned, interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information; and explained non-technical procedures to others.
  • I have given short presentations at briefings or meetings (e.g., staff meetings, small projects, school projects, group meetings, and/or meetings with fellow team members.
  • I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as primary liaison with school officials, or departments or organizations.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
7

In my current or previous roles I have provided customer service via: (select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • In person meetings
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Other written correspondence
  • Customer Service Representative Computer Interface System(s) (such as chat, skype, etc.)
  • None of the above
8 Select the statement that accurately describes your experience working in a team environment. (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked alone and believe my ability to maintain a clear focus on the assignment permitted me to achieve consistent results
  • I have worked in small groups having common interest and goals, contributed to the accomplishment of assigned task.
  • I have worked in large, complex groups where my facilitation skills contributed directly to successful completion of project.
  • I have led small groups where I ensured that everyone in the group was doing his or her share of the work, thereby contributing to the successful completion of the final product.
  • I have led large groups where my organizational skills ensured that the work was coordinated sufficient to ensure the successful and timely completion of the final product
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following statements describe the written communication skills you use as a regular part of your job. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Developed written materials for briefings, meetings, and/or conferences.
  • Produced documents clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively wntten for varied audiences.
  • Communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  • Reviewed reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization or material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • Developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings, with agency department leaders as the intended audience
  • None of the above.
10 Select the answer that best describes your ability to write effectively. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience writing basic correspondence such as memos.
  • I have experience writing formal correspondence such as reports, press releases and/or decision papers.
  • I have experience writing complex correspondence, regulations, policy analysis, or research briefs for senior management and external customers.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the item(s) that best reflect the types of writing in which you have the most experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared summary reports on financial data that included analysis and recommendations
  • Prepared responses to top management inquiries
  • Developed automated spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel) to analyze and document reviews.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems
  • Prepared correspondence to outside organizational personnel or customers
  • Prepared presentation or briefing materials
  • None of the above
12 I am proficient at using the following office automation software/systems (Select all that apply.): Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe/Adobe Pro
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Power PowerPoint
  • Web Browsers
  • None of the above.
13

Select the response that best describes your organization skills.  Your resume must demonstrate this level of knowledge.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have adequate skills and some experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have good organization skills and experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have excellent organization skills and experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have little or no experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • None of the above

Grade: 11

1 To determine your qualifications for the position of Emergency Management Series, please select the option that best describes your experience and/or educational background. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-09 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
  • My education and/or experience is not described in any of the options above.
2 I have experience identifying issues and problems, setting priorities, developing definitive alternatives, using creative problem solving skills, and focusing on possible solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience in one or more of the following areas: emergency management; continuity of operations planning; continuity of government planning; disaster recovery; reconstitution of essential functions? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Continuity of Operations
  • Continuity of Government
  • Reconstitution
  • Devolution
  • EOC operations
  • None of the above
4 Select the answer that best describes your knowledge, skills and experience in using Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no experience using software programs
  • I have received advanced training in and have used software programs to develop and generate complex reports and analysis including the use of formulas.
  • I have received training in and have used software programs to develop and generate reports and analysis.
  • I have used software programs for basic collection and storage of data.
  • I have used software programs for collection and storage of data, and to generate reports.
  • I possess advanced proficiency with software programs, and have extensive experience developing reports to develop and generate complex reports and analysis including the use of formulas and macros.
5 Choose the statement that BEST describes your experience in managing task/projects until completion of your assignment. Answer to this question is required
  • I handle one assignment at a time until completion.
  • I handle multiple assignments of a regular and routine nature with defined deadlines.
  • I handle a variety of assignments simultaneously, which involve different levels of effort and coordination, often with competing deadlines.
  • I handle a variety of assignments of varying nature while shifting from one to another when priorities or deadlines change.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response(s) that best describes your ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and managers, in order to obtain and provide information. (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have greeted visitors, relayed messages, answered and redirected telephone calls.
  • I have questioned, interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information; and explained non-technical procedures to others.
  • I have given short presentations at briefings or meetings (e.g., staff meetings, small projects, school projects, group meetings, and/or meetings with fellow team members.
  • I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as primary liaison with school officials, or departments or organizations.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
7

In my current or previous roles I have provided customer service via: (select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • In person meetings
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Other written correspondence
  • Customer Service Representative Computer Interface System(s) (such as chat, skype, etc.)
  • None of the above
8 Select the statement that accurately describes your experience working in a team environment. (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked alone and believe my ability to maintain a clear focus on the assignment permitted me to achieve consistent results
  • I have worked in small groups having common interest and goals, contributed to the accomplishment of assigned task.
  • I have worked in large, complex groups where my facilitation skills contributed directly to successful completion of project.
  • I have led small groups where I ensured that everyone in the group was doing his or her share of the work, thereby contributing to the successful completion of the final product.
  • I have led large groups where my organizational skills ensured that the work was coordinated sufficient to ensure the successful and timely completion of the final product
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following statements describe the written communication skills you use as a regular part of your job. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Developed written materials for briefings, meetings, and/or conferences.
  • Produced documents clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively wntten for varied audiences.
  • Communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  • Reviewed reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization or material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • Developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings, with agency department leaders as the intended audience
  • None of the above.
10 Select the answer that best describes your ability to write effectively. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience writing basic correspondence such as memos.
  • I have experience writing formal correspondence such as reports, press releases and/or decision papers.
  • I have experience writing complex correspondence, regulations, policy analysis, or research briefs for senior management and external customers.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the item(s) that best reflect the types of writing in which you have the most experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared summary reports on financial data that included analysis and recommendations
  • Prepared responses to top management inquiries
  • Developed automated spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel) to analyze and document reviews.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems
  • Prepared correspondence to outside organizational personnel or customers
  • Prepared presentation or briefing materials
  • None of the above
12 I am proficient at using the following office automation software/systems (Select all that apply.): Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe/Adobe Pro
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Power PowerPoint
  • Web Browsers
  • None of the above.
13

Select the response that best describes your organization skills.  Your resume must demonstrate this level of knowledge.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have adequate skills and some experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have good organization skills and experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have excellent organization skills and experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have little or no experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • None of the above

Grade: 12

1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the Emergency Management, GS-12, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-11 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledge's, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or experience /education combination options above.
2 I have experience identifying issues and problems, setting priorities, developing definitive alternatives, using creative problem solving skills, and focusing on possible solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience in one or more of the following areas: emergency management; continuity of operations planning; continuity of government planning; disaster recovery; reconstitution of essential functions? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Continuity of Operations
  • Continuity of Government
  • Reconstitution
  • Devolution
  • EOC operations
  • None of the above
4 Select the answer that best describes your knowledge, skills and experience in using Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no experience using software programs
  • I have received advanced training in and have used software programs to develop and generate complex reports and analysis including the use of formulas.
  • I have received training in and have used software programs to develop and generate reports and analysis.
  • I have used software programs for basic collection and storage of data.
  • I have used software programs for collection and storage of data, and to generate reports.
  • I possess advanced proficiency with software programs, and have extensive experience developing reports to develop and generate complex reports and analysis including the use of formulas and macros.
5 Choose the statement that BEST describes your experience in managing task/projects until completion of your assignment. Answer to this question is required
  • I handle one assignment at a time until completion.
  • I handle multiple assignments of a regular and routine nature with defined deadlines.
  • I handle a variety of assignments simultaneously, which involve different levels of effort and coordination, often with competing deadlines.
  • I handle a variety of assignments of varying nature while shifting from one to another when priorities or deadlines change.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response(s) that best describes your ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and managers, in order to obtain and provide information. (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have greeted visitors, relayed messages, answered and redirected telephone calls.
  • I have questioned, interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information; and explained non-technical procedures to others.
  • I have given short presentations at briefings or meetings (e.g., staff meetings, small projects, school projects, group meetings, and/or meetings with fellow team members.
  • I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as primary liaison with school officials, or departments or organizations.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
7

In my current or previous roles I have provided customer service via: (select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • In person meetings
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Other written correspondence
  • Customer Service Representative Computer Interface System(s) (such as chat, skype, etc.)
  • None of the above
8 Select the statement that accurately describes your experience working in a team environment. (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked alone and believe my ability to maintain a clear focus on the assignment permitted me to achieve consistent results
  • I have worked in small groups having common interest and goals, contributed to the accomplishment of assigned task.
  • I have worked in large, complex groups where my facilitation skills contributed directly to successful completion of project.
  • I have led small groups where I ensured that everyone in the group was doing his or her share of the work, thereby contributing to the successful completion of the final product.
  • I have led large groups where my organizational skills ensured that the work was coordinated sufficient to ensure the successful and timely completion of the final product
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following statements describe the written communication skills you use as a regular part of your job. (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Developed written materials for briefings, meetings, and/or conferences.
  • Produced documents clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively wntten for varied audiences.
  • Communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  • Reviewed reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization or material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • Developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings, with agency department leaders as the intended audience
  • None of the above.
10 Select the answer that best describes your ability to write effectively. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience writing basic correspondence such as memos.
  • I have experience writing formal correspondence such as reports, press releases and/or decision papers.
  • I have experience writing complex correspondence, regulations, policy analysis, or research briefs for senior management and external customers.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the item(s) that best reflect the types of writing in which you have the most experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared summary reports on financial data that included analysis and recommendations
  • Prepared responses to top management inquiries
  • Developed automated spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel) to analyze and document reviews.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems
  • Prepared correspondence to outside organizational personnel or customers
  • Prepared presentation or briefing materials
  • None of the above
12 I am proficient at using the following office automation software/systems (Select all that apply.): Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe/Adobe Pro
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Power PowerPoint
  • Web Browsers
  • None of the above.
13

Select the response that best describes your organization skills.  Your resume must demonstrate this level of knowledge.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have adequate skills and some experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have good organization skills and experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have excellent organization skills and experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • I have little or no experience organizing work and/or projects.
  • 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, 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