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Grade: 12

1 Select the one answer that best describes your experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the Resolution Specialist (Close Out), GS-12 grade position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-011 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. My specialized experience includes performing a full range of assistance services related to agency planning, management and administration of grants, to include the preparation, review and evaluation of proposals, grant negotiations and funding.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience required for this position.
2 Choose the statement that best describes your experience providing counsel to the small business community on doing business with the Federal government; providing counsel on Federal procurement procedures, practices, policies, and regulations; assisting businesses in identifying agency procurement opportunities; conducting one-on-one vendor matchmaking sessions; providing businesses with marketing strategy recommendations; and assisting potential contractors in navigating the Federal procurement process. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
3 I have completed formal training in Contracting with Small Business Concerns (FAR Part 19, Small Business Utilization Programs) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Choose the statement that best describes your formal training from GSA on the reporting functions of the Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation and the Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System; and have utilized the various reporting functions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
5 Choose the statement that best describes your experience in analyzing and reviewing program operations, making recommendations for program improvements and enhancements, policy development, and establishment of best practices to support mission functions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have education or training in performing this task(s), but have not yet performed the task(s).
  • I have performed this task(s) on the job, with close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task(s) routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task(s).
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task(s).
6 Choose the statement that best describes your experience to independently plan, schedule and carry out program processes, projects, tasks, and assignments. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 Do you have experience and knowledge of the acquisition planning process; and participating in the review of proposed procurement methods for new and re-competed contract actions. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Choose the statement that best describes your background and knowledge of policy relating to the Small Business Utilization Programs outlined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Part 19. Answer to this question is required
  • I have education or training in the policy relating to the Small Business Utilization Programs outlined in FAR 19, but have no practicable experience in using this policy training on the job.
  • I have education, training and experience with the policy relating to the Small Business Utilization Programs outlined in FAR 19, and use this training on the job, with close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have education, training and experience with the policy relating to the Small Business Utilization Programs outlined in FAR 19, and use this training on the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have no education, training or experience in policy relating to the Small Business Utilization Programs outlined in FAR 19.
9 Please select all responses that represent your knowledge and experience in completing the following types of policy implementation directly related to the Small Business Utilization Programs outlined in FAR 19; Federal acquisition process; and/or procurement regulations. Answer to this question is required
  • Implemented and used new standard operating procedures.
  • Drafted and sent out internal guidance on the interpretation of regulations and laws.
  • Drafted and sent out customer guidance memoranda on correct acquisition procedures and timelines
  • None of the above
10 Please select all responses that represent your knowledge and experience in producing the following types of written correspondence as a regular part of a job. Select all writing products that apply to your capabilities. Answer to this question is required
  • Issue summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations.
  • Responses to Departmental, OMB and Congressional inquiries.
  • Policy statements and guidance.
  • Organizational assessments.
  • Budget support, justification impact and analysis.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems.
  • Recommendations for solutions to policy or reporting problems.
  • Analysis that consolidates input from a number of different sources.
11 Throughout your career, how many training sessions, or formal information briefings, directly related to small business programs, have you participated in or conducted? Answer to this question is required
  • 1 to 3
  • 4 to 10
  • 11 or more training sessions or formal information briefings
  • 0
12 Please select all responses that best represent your knowledge and experience in making presentations, conducting public meetings, or briefings. Answer to this question is required
  • Presenting to small groups within my work unit.
  • Presenting to large groups (20 or more) within and outside my organization.
  • Presenting to the general public.
  • Presenting to professional conferences, workshops and other formal gathering of professionals.
  • Providing formal briefings to senior management officials.
  • 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 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