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Grade: 13

No questions specified.

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 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
3 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
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.
6 GS-13: From the descriptions below, select the one response that best describes your experience as it relates to the minimum qualifications for this position: Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 52 weeks 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-12 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • My experience does not meet the minimum qualification(s) stated above.
7 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience independently designing and programming complex software to support business customers. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
8 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience having primary responsibility for the support and maintenance of a major software component/application. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
9 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with application development teams. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience leading application development teams responsible for designing and developing software subsystems. I have assigned all aspects of development to staff, reviewed and monitored work status, reviewed code of completed work, and ensured that deadlines were met.
  • I have been a member of multiple application development teams and have been responsible for one or more aspects of designing or delivering the applications.
  • I have been a member of an application development team.
  • I have had training in performing this task.
  • My experience does not match any of the choices.
10 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with the principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and performance. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
11 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with organizing work, setting priorities, and determining resource requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
12 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with the principles, methods, and tools of quality assurance and quality control used to ensure that a software development project fulfills functional requirements and standards. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
13 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with the methods and tools used for risk assessment and mitigation of risk. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
14 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with the principles and methods for planning and managing the implementation, update, and integration of information system components (configuration management). Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
15 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with systems life-cycle management concepts used to plan, develop, implement, operate, and maintain information systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
16 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with the principles, procedures, and tools for data management, including modeling techniques, data dictionaries, and data standardization processes. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
17 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with the principles and methods to identify, analyze, design, and manage functional software requirements and translate them into technical requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity, but I am willing to learn.
  • I have limited experience or demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I have had exposure to this activity but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have a fair amount of experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity satisfactorily but could benefit from additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform this activity more effectively.
  • I have considerable experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I am considered an expert. I am able to train or assist others and my work is typically not reviewed by a supervisor. I have received verbal and/or written recognition from others in carrying out this activity.
18 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience with a formal Software Development Methodology (ex. Agile, RUP, etc.). Answer to this question is required
  • I have led a team for a long term project and produced multiple artifacts such as project plans, requirements documents, use cases, iteration plans, risk lists, and architecture documents.
  • I have led a team for a short term project and produced multiple artifacts such as project plans, requirements documents, use cases, iteration plans, risk lists, and architecture documents.
  • I have been a member of a team for a long term project and produced multiple artifacts such as project plans, requirements documents, use cases, iteration plans, risk lists, and architecture documents.
  • I have been a member of a team for a short term project and produced multiple artifacts such as project plans, requirements documents, use cases, iteration plans, risk lists, and architecture documents.
  • My experience does not match any of the choices.
19 Which of the following best describes your highest level of leadership experience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have Second Level Manager experience (supervisor of supervisors).
  • I have Supervisory experience.
  • I have Project Manager experience.
  • I have Team Leader experience.
  • My experience does not match any of the choices.
20 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience evaluating and providing feedback on the work performance of other staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have formally performed this activity as a supervisor and I am comfortable doing so in a constructive manner.
  • I have informally performed this activity as a Project Manager or Team Leader and I am comfortable doing so in a constructive manner.
  • I have not performed this activity, but I feel that I would be comfortable doing so with proper guidance and training.
  • I would not be comfortable performing this activity.
  • None of the above.
21 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience giving advice, counsel, or instruction to other staff on both work and administrative matters. Answer to this question is required
  • I have formally performed this activity as a supervisor and I am comfortable doing so in a constructive manner.
  • I have informally performed this activity as a Project Manager or Team Leader and I am comfortable doing so in a constructive manner.
  • I have not performed this activity, but I feel that I would be comfortable doing so with proper guidance and training.
  • I would not be comfortable performing this activity.
  • None of the above.
22 Please select the one statement that best describes your experience assigning work to other staff based on organizational priorities and capabilities of staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have formally performed this activity as a supervisor and I am comfortable doing so in a constructive manner.
  • I have informally performed this activity as a Project Manager or Team Leader and I am comfortable doing so in a constructive manner.
  • I have not performed this activity, but I feel that I would be comfortable doing so with proper guidance and training.
  • I would not be comfortable performing this activity.
  • None of the above.