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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the Information Technology Specialist, GS-11, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 (or equivalent level) as described in the vacancy announcement, and I also have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies: 1) Attention to Detail, 2) Customer Service, 3) Oral Communication and 4) Problem Solving.
  • I have a related Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree related to the position.
  • I have 3 full years of related progressively higher level graduate education leading to an equivalent Ph.D. or doctoral degree; or LL.M., if related.
  • I have a combination of related education and specialized experience.
  • I do not meet any of the education or experience/education combination options above.
2 Do you have experience performing duties, which require completion of several steps and which require various types of documentation in order to submit a completed product? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Select the responses that best describe your skill in being results driven.

Answer to this question is required
  • Timely delivery of quality work products and services.
  • Accepts challenging goals and develops standards against which to measure performance and results.
  • Contributes to organizational success.
  • Improves personal performance.
  • Motivates multiple levels of personnel to be excellent in results orientation.
  • I have independently analyzed data, interpreted facts, and drawn logical conclusions.
  • In a work environment, I have analyzed data, interpreted facts, and drawn logical conclusions with supervision, guidance, or as part of a team.
  • None of the above.
4 Select the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training in creating and reviewing work products (i.e., reports, specifications, documents, records, data, or other materials) that ensure accurateness, completeness, consistency, compliance, or authenticity. 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 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 a fair amount of 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 considerable demonstrated capability in performing this activity. I can perform this activity independently and effectively.
  • I have extensive experience and extensive 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 other in carrying out this activity.
5 Select the statement below that best describes your highest level of experience managing multiple assignments, conflicting priorities, and multi-tasking, while maintaining good customer service and meeting various deadlines. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in working under pressure where fluctuating deadlines and priorities often occur, while maintaining a customer service focus, meeting deadlines and solving program issues concurrently.
  • I have experience in working under pressure to complete accurate, timely, and technically sound data while providing good customer service, and meeting deadlines.
  • I have experience managing time and resources where numerous shifts in priorities occur to develop a product or meet program objectives.
  • I have experience in accomplishing tasks while maintaining good customer service.
  • I have experience assimilating and applying new job related information, taking into consideration frequency and complexity of information.
  • I have experience maintaining an acceptable level of performance when working under pressure and/or opposition.
  • None of the above.
6

This position requires communicating a variety of IT Project Management topics on an interpersonal level. In addition, this position requires oral and written communication and stakeholder management. Please indicate which of the following types of duties you have performed as a regular part of a job by checking the appropriate boxes.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed white technical white papers outlining an emerging requirement as well as examining options with a recommendation for implementation.
  • I have served in a leadership role as a spokesperson for an IT program or project.
  • I have developed and delivered IT project management briefings to technical and business teams.
  • I have mediated or facilitated problem resolution.
  • I have developed written IT project management artifacts for technical and business audiences.
  • I have briefed senior management on IT project management topics.
  • I have independently planned, hosted, and conducted meetings.
  • I have served on panels, committees, or task forces on IT project management technical and programmatic issues.
  • None of the above.
7 Select the statements that describe your experience in oral communication. (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted interviews to elicit facts or obtain information of a complex nature.
  • I have made oral presentations involving complex business, and/or legal topics.
  • I have been successful in influencing others with my ideas and recommendations.
  • I have presented and/or defended complex or highly technical analysis findings to senior level managers or officials.
  • None of the above.
8 I have experience analyzing funding status and projected expenditures for IT program/projects. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Please select one response below that best describes your ability to work efficiently and effectively either by yourself or with a team to solve complex problems. Your answers must be clearly demonstrated by the experience indicated in your resume. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked efficiently and effectively as a member of a group or team to solve complex problems
  • I have worked efficiently and effectively on my own to solve complex problems
  • I have worked efficiently and effectively on my own and as part of a group or team to solve complex problems
  • None of the above
10 Select the answer that best describes your experience identifying problems, making decisions and providing solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and analyzed problems; distinguished between relevant and irrelevant information to make rational decisions.
  • I have used qualitative data and analytical tools in problem solving.
  • I have prepared and presented analytical information to senior management officials within the organization.
  • None of the above.
11

Do you have experience as a Contracting Officers Representative for a major IT system?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

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 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.
5
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