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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

1 In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, select the response that best describes your specialized experience for the GS-13 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in or related to the work of this position as defined in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do NOT meet the specialized experience described in the announcement.
2 I have composed written documents or correspondence involving complex or technical information. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Select all of the following that describe your writing experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Presentation materials
  • Talking points
  • Policy guidance
  • Material for electronic distribution
  • Training manuals or guidelines
  • Technical reports
  • None of above
4

Select the statement that describes your experience in oral communication.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted diversity seminars or workshops.
  • I have interviewed people to elicit facts or obtain information.
  • I have led or facilitated meetings/group discussions with diverse groups to promote active discussion and participation.
  • I have provided career information and counseling to diverse group, and serve as a mentor.
  • I have no experience in any of the above described situations.
5 Choose the statements, if any, that describe your writing experience. Your resume must indicate examples of each writing experience identified. Answer to this question is required
  • I have drafted memoranda/reports for signature by management
  • I have developed written policies and/or procedures.
  • I have conducted statistical analyses and developed corresponding reports.
  • My written products are executed independently and require little or no revision.
  • My written products are submitted on time.
  • None of the above
6 Select the statements below that best describe your experience communicating effectively and persuasively in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience gathering technical information and preparing written reports.
  • I have experience providing detailed written information to explain technical subject matter.
  • I have experience providing detailed written information to key customers and stakeholders.
  • I have experience developing presentations for managers.
  • I have written routine correspondence.
  • None of the above.
7 Select from the following all of the subject areas in which you are proficient. "Proficient" for purposes of this question means that you have completed a combination of academic course work, training and experience such that you could provide a technically accurate one-hour briefing. Answer to this question is required
  • Toxicology
  • Industrial or commercial applications of chemistry
  • Biohazard control
  • Pharmacology
  • Epidemiology
  • Physiology
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Carcinogenicity
  • Biostatistics
  • None of the above
8 Select the response that best describes your knowledge of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and OSHA safety and health standards. Answer to this question is required
  • I have knowledge of a variety of OSHA standards and have interpreted them to evaluate them in reference to industry best practices at a worksite or an industry.
  • I am familiar with OSHA standards, procedures, and principles and have worked closely with other professionals to evaluate safety and health hazards and compliance.
  • I am familiar with the standards, procedures, and principles identified but have not applied them during my career.
  • I am not familiar with the standards, procedures, and principles identified.
9 I have experience editing the following types of elements in technical publications: Answer to this question is required
  • Text
  • Tables
  • Charts or graphs
  • Equations
  • None of the above
10 Select from the following list of responses all of those venues in which you have presented scientific or technical information. Answer to this question is required
  • National or international conferences and symposia.
  • Local chapters of professional organizations or meetings of trade associations, industry groups or labor organizations.
  • Meetings of senior management.
  • Teaching or training sessions with workers.
  • I have not made presentations matching these descriptions.
11 Select the response(s) that reflect(s) your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Setting project goals, deadlines, and expectations.
  • Planning and assigning tasks and responsibilities to project/team members.
  • Reviewing completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  • Resolving conflicts, differences or problems among project/team members.
  • Coaching and mentoring staff to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of completed projects.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the response that best describes your level of experience in analyzing data, interpreting facts, and drawing logical conclusions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in this area.
  • As a student in an academic setting, I have participated in analyzing data, interpreting facts, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • In a professional work environment, I have assisted others with analyzing data and interpreting facts in order to draw logical conclusions.
  • I have independently analyzed data and interpreted facts in order to draw logical conclusions with little to no supervision.
13 Select the response(s) that reflect your experience as it pertains to relationships with stakeholders. Answer to this question is required
  • I have determined stakeholder needs.
  • I have followed-up on stakeholder requests.
  • I have resolved stakeholder issues or complaints.
  • I have anticipated the needs of stakeholders.
  • I have proactively worked with stakeholders to prevent issues.
  • My experience is not described above.
14 Select the one response that best reflects your experience as it pertains to resolving problems, analyzing alternatives, and negotiating differences in order to implement changes. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked with individuals to resolve problems, analyze alternatives, and negotiate differences in order to implement changes on a regular basis, as a routine part of my job.
  • I have worked with individuals to resolve problems, analyze alternatives, and negotiate differences in order to implement changes on an occasional basis, but not as a routine part of my job.
  • I have worked with groups and individuals to resolve problems, analyze alternatives, and negotiate differences in order to implement changes on a regular basis, as a routine part of my job.
  • I have worked with groups and individuals to resolve problems, analyze alternatives, and negotiate differences in order to implement changes on an occasional basis, but not as a routine part of my job.
  • 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