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Grade: 15

1 To meet Qualification Requirements for Contract specialist, GS-15, select the option that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-14 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 the specialized experience requirement described above.
2 Choose those areas, if any, where you have issued contracts for the U.S. Government. Answer to this question is required
  • Information Technology.
  • Professional Services.
  • Building Operations.
  • Other areas not listed here.
  • None of the above.
3 Have you negotiated a procurement action, using other than full and open competition procedures? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience developing and implementing agile acquisition strategies that are responsive to evolving user requirements and technological innovation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Throughout your career, how many training sessions or formal information briefings, directly related to procurement regulations, have you delivered? Answer to this question is required
  • 0
  • 1 to 3
  • 4 to 10
  • 11 or more policies
6 Choose the statement that best describes your experience researching and correcting Inspector General or other audit-related procurement violations within the Federal Government. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager 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 Choose the statement that best describes your experience analyzing and discussing procurement policy and other procurement guidance. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager 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.
8 Indicate the largest number of management levels for which you have been responsible. Answer to this question is required
  • I have never had an employee (or full-time contractor/consultant) work for me.
  • I have been responsible for one layer of management; everyone I oversaw was one organizational level below me.
  • I have been responsible for two layers of management; everyone I oversaw was one organizational level below me, or reported to one level below me.
  • I have been responsible for three or more layers of management; everyone I oversaw was one two, three, or more organizational levels below me.
9 I have performed the following leadership functions successfully in projects that I have led or was assigned: (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Setting project goals, deadlines, and expectations
  • Planning work assignments to be assigned to project/team members
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities to project/team members
  • Reviewing completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness
  • Following up with project/team members to assure timeliness in meeting deadlines
  • Resolving conflicts, differences or problems among project/team members
  • Coaching and mentoring staff to achieve desired results
  • Reporting progress to senior management
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of completed projects
  • None of the above
10 Have you effectively led or overseen the settlement of a contractor protests (either GAO or Agency), dealing with the award of a contractual action? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Please indicate which of the following types of written products you have produced as a regular part of a job. (Choose all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/position papers or summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations.
  • Response to Departmental 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.
  • Correspondence that consolidates input from a number of different sources (including contradictory viewpoints).
  • Presentation or briefing materials.
  • Briefings and testimony for Congressional hearings.
  • None of the above.
12 Have you written agency or departmental-wide procurement regulatory policies, based directly on Federal Acquisition Regulations for your office or agency? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Have you facilitated or presented agency or departmental-wide training sessions or formal information briefings, directly related to procurement regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14
Indicate the number of years you have experience leading a team.
Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience leading a team.
  • 1 – 2 years
  • 3 – 4 years
  • 4 years or more
15
Indicate the level of warrent you have held/currently hold.
Answer to this question is required
  • Level 1 (up to the SAT)
  • Level 2 (SAT - up to $5M)
  • Level 3 (unlimited)
  • None of the above.
16 Indicate the number of Source Selections you have conducted or managed as the Contracting Officer or Source Selection Authority in charge. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not conducted a source selection as the contracting officer or source selection authority in charge.
  • 1 – 5
  • 6 – 10
  • 10 or above
17 Indicate the number of negotiations you have conducted/held where you were the Contracting Officer or Source Selection Authority in charge? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not conducted/held a negotiation as the contracting officer or source selection authority in charge.
  • 1 – 7
  • 8 – 15
  • 15 or 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 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
3 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
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