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Grade: 11

1 [591] Choose the statement that best describes your education and specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-11 research position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level. This experience is well described in my application.
  • I possess two full years of progressively higher-level graduate education or Masters or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D.) that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education, beyond the first full year of graduate level education and specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 [60180] Choose the statement that best matches how you meet the specialized experience and/or education applying mathematical models and statistical theories, techniques, and methods to analyze and simulate environmental data or problems using database software and Internet Applications tools.  Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of equal or equivalent experience analyzing, simulating, and modeling environmental data or problems (e.g., air or water quality, hazardous substance, permitting, regulatory compliance, etc.) applying mathematical and statistical theories, techniques, and methods using database software and Internet Applications tools as a regular and recurring part of my employment.
  • I possess three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in sociology, political science, history, business administration, law, economics, engineering, industrial management, mathematics, statistics, geography, transportation, public administration, psychology, environmental studies, computational social science, or other social science fields related to this position with a combination course work in mathematics, statistics, and/or econometric and information systems to successfully perform simulation, modeling, network analysis, and environmental data analysis work.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education, beyond the second full year of graduate level education and specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I have experience in performing this task with minimal supervision from a senior employee or supervisor.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
3 [57299] Please list the title and years in which you gained the required education or specialized experience that qualifies you for this position. Your answer is limited to 250 characters or less. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 [60183] Select the statement that best describes your experience that you utilized a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of “R” statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets. This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be rescored or removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training performing R statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big data sets.
  • I have completed formal education or training performing R statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets.
  • I have utilized a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of a R statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have utilized a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of a R statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, utilizing a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of a R statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets has been a major part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
5 [60184] Select the statement that best describes your experience using Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions.  This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be rescored or removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training using Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics.
  • I have completed formal education or training using a Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics.
  • I have used Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have used Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, using Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions has been a major part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6 [7474] Select the technologies, methodologies, and software applications with which you are highly proficient or an expert in its use. Highly proficient is defined as having an expert understanding and ability to utilize a major part of the application functionality and/or capability. Answer to this question is required
  • Data interpretation and visualization
  • Relational databases
  • Advance statistical package
  • Econometric modeling
  • Electronic data collection
  • Spreadsheets
  • Programming languages
  • None of the above.
7 [5091] Select the functional area(s) in which you have experience evaluating transportation planning. Answer to this question is required
  • New Starts
  • Alternative Analysis
  • Corridor planning
  • Mode Choice
  • Modeling and travel forecasting
  • Air quality
  • Land Use Planning
  • Transportation planning
  • Statewide transportation planning
  • Metropolitan planning
  • Long range planning
  • Transit system planning
  • Multi-modal and intermodal planning
  • Transportation data and system performance
  • Economic development
  • Financial planning
  • Civil Rights - Title VI and Environmental Justice
  • Locational Studies
  • Environmental planning
  • Air Quality Conformity
  • Transit operations and Route Planning
  • Urban Transit system Development plans
  • Rural Transit system development plans
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Freight
  • Operations and Management
  • International Borders
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Data and System Performance
  • Public Involvement and public participation
  • None of the above
8 [5358] Select the area(s) that relate to your experience in developing and/or reviewing transportation environmental analysis/studies? Answer to this question is required
  • Categorical Exclusion
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • 4(f)
  • 106 Historic Preservation Act
  • 404 Permit
  • Endangered Species
  • None of the above.
9 [5318] Select the community planning area(s) in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Alternatives Analysis
  • Location Studies
  • Corridor Planning
  • New Starts Process
  • Environmental planning
  • Air Quality Conformity
  • Transit operations and Route Planning
  • Modeling and travel forecasting
  • Land Use Planning
  • Transportation planning
  • Statewide planning
  • Metropolitan planning
  • Long range planning
  • Urban Transit system Development plans
  • Rural Transit system development plans
  • Travel Demand Management
  • Economic Development
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Public involvement and public participation
  • None of the above
10 [8445] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience with research and analysis of transportation environmental programs or issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated and directed research and analysis of issues relating to environmental impacts of transportation and evaluated alternative policy actions and provided recommendations on issues concerning environment and transportation.
  • Developed study designs, plans and estimated resource requirements for research on special projects relating to environment and transportation.
  • Collected and analyzed data related to environmental impacts of transportation and provided written reports.
  • Participated in the analysis of transportation environmental issues, problems, and proposals as part of a team.
  • None of the above.
11 [8449] Select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your level of knowledge and experience of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Answer to this question is required
  • Interpreted the NEPA and agency environmental procedures and advised environmental professionals preparing environmental documents.
  • Reviewed and commented on NEPA documents, including environmental assessments and environmental impact statements.
  • Prepared material for NEPA documents, including categorical exclusions, environmental assessments (EA), and environmental impact statements (EIS).
  • Consulted with state, regional or national organizations on NEPA related issues.
  • Served as a lead in preparing environmental documents and represented a transportation agency as a negotiator with resource agencies.
  • No experience in preparing or reviewing EIS's or EA's.
12 [9876] Select the component(s) of ArcGIS that you are proficient in accomplishing routine analyses, reports, and queries. (Proficient means you understand and utilize a major part of the software's functionalities/capabilities). Answer to this question is required
  • Arcview
  • ArcEditor
  • ArcInfo
  • ArcMap
  • ArcToolbox
  • ArcCatalog
  • ArcGIS Network Analyst
  • ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
  • None of the above.
13 [9877] Select the statement that describes your experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data.
  • I have completed formal education or training using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data, but have not yet performed this task on a job.
  • I have used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data has been the most important part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
14 [26429] Select the methodologies and tools that you have demonstrated educational and/or work experience using to perform statistical analyses. Answer to this question is required
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Time Series
  • Logistic Regression
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Linear Models
  • Reliability Analysis
  • Experimental Design
  • ANOVA
  • Non-parametric tests
  • Survey Sampling
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Empirical Bayes
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Monte Carlo Techniques
  • Relational databases
  • Spreadsheets
  • Information Theory
  • Electronic data collection, BLAISE, CAPI
  • Data interpretation and visualization
  • Programming languages (e.g. C++, UNIX Scripting, C, FORTRAN, RUBY, JAVA,Programming languages, e.g. C++, UNIX Scripting, C, FORTRAN, RUBY, JAVA, PYTHON, PERL)
  • None of the above
15 [53495] Select the statement that best describes your experience in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges.
  • I have completed formal education or training in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges.
  • I have performed work in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have performed work in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, performing work in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges has been a major part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
16 [6191] Select the statements that describe your experience communicating project information to senior management officials. Answer to this question is required
  • I have met with policy officials on a continuing basis to discuss policy proposals.
  • I have met with policy officials to brief them on current project status.
  • I have briefed key leadership on costs, impact, feasibility, alternatives, issues and recommendations and status of projects.
  • I have developed policies, regulations, procedures or analyses for senior management.
  • I have presented policies, regulations, procedures, analyses and recommendations to key leadership.
  • I have assisted in the preparation of policy recommendations, procedures or analyses, providing data and background information to senior officials as requested.
  • I have developed comprehensive materials for reports, briefings, and meetings.
  • I have communicated program strategies, goals, objectives and priorities to program personnel.
  • I have prepared briefing materials for use by or presentation to senior management officials.
  • None of the above
17 [3106] Select the type(s) of written product(s) you have produced frequently in a position you have held. Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/Position papers or summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations.
  • Responses to Departmental inquiries.
  • Policy statements and guidance.
  • Organizational assessments.
  • Budget support, including 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 legislative hearings.
  • Curriculum materials for training courses.
  • Technical documentation.
  • None of the above.
18 [26930] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience representing your agency or organization in briefings, meetings, or conferences on topics of the environmental effects (e.g., air and water quality, noise, emissions, historic preservation, etc.) on transportation issues and programs with strategic partners within and outside your organizations as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as agency representative or regular participant on interagency policymaking committees to present agency position, concerns and viewpoints.
  • I have attended interagency committee meetings as an alternate to present information on specific topics.
  • I have periodically attended committee meetings with a senior official.
  • I have represented my organization at briefings, meetings, or conferences with Federal, State, or local government officials, consulting firms, and/or technical organizations to disseminate information and justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters involving significant or controversial issues.
  • I have represented my organization actively at conferences, seminars, and workshops to ensure that senior management's concerns, viewpoints, and interests are effectively represented.
  • None of the above.

Grade: 12

1 [345] Choose the statement that best describes your education and/or specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-12 research position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. This experience is well described in my application.
  • I possess 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education, beyond the second full year of graduate level education and specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 [60181] Do you have at least one year of experience collecting and analyzing environmental data utilizing relational database management systems AND applying advanced statistical (e.g., “R” statistical packages, Statnet, SPSS, Statgraphics, etc.), mathematical, econometrics methods and techniques as a regular and recurring part of your employment with minimal supervision? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be rescored or removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [60182] Do you have at least one year of experience making use of visualization data tools and techniques and/or GIS (Geographic Information Systems) spatial data analysis to present findings in graphs, maps, plots, charts, tables, etc., AND prepare written recommendations for use by decision makers and their staff as a regular and recurring part of your employment with minimal supervision? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be rescored or removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [57139] Please list the title and years in which you gained the required specialized experience that qualifies you for this position. Your answer is limited to 250 characters or less. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 [60183] Select the statement that best describes your experience that you utilized a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of “R” statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets. This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be rescored or removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training performing R statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big data sets.
  • I have completed formal education or training performing R statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets.
  • I have utilized a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of a R statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have utilized a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of a R statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, utilizing a major part of the application functionalities and/or capabilities of a R statistical package to perform statistical analysis, simulation modeling, and environmental data analysis of big (large/bulk) data sets has been a major part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6 [60184] Select the statement that best describes your experience using Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions.  This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be rescored or removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training using Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics.
  • I have completed formal education or training using a Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics.
  • I have used Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have used Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, using Cloud Computing applications, functionalities and capabilities and the state-of-the-art in Big-Data analytics to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, stakeholder preferences and other information to help organizations make more-informed decisions has been a major part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 [7474] Select the technologies, methodologies, and software applications with which you are highly proficient or an expert in its use. Highly proficient is defined as having an expert understanding and ability to utilize a major part of the application functionality and/or capability. Answer to this question is required
  • Data interpretation and visualization
  • Relational databases
  • Advance statistical package
  • Econometric modeling
  • Electronic data collection
  • Spreadsheets
  • Programming languages
  • None of the above.
8 [5091] Select the functional area(s) in which you have experience evaluating transportation planning. Answer to this question is required
  • New Starts
  • Alternative Analysis
  • Corridor planning
  • Mode Choice
  • Modeling and travel forecasting
  • Air quality
  • Land Use Planning
  • Transportation planning
  • Statewide transportation planning
  • Metropolitan planning
  • Long range planning
  • Transit system planning
  • Multi-modal and intermodal planning
  • Transportation data and system performance
  • Economic development
  • Financial planning
  • Civil Rights - Title VI and Environmental Justice
  • Locational Studies
  • Environmental planning
  • Air Quality Conformity
  • Transit operations and Route Planning
  • Urban Transit system Development plans
  • Rural Transit system development plans
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Freight
  • Operations and Management
  • International Borders
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Data and System Performance
  • Public Involvement and public participation
  • None of the above
9 [5358] Select the area(s) that relate to your experience in developing and/or reviewing transportation environmental analysis/studies? Answer to this question is required
  • Categorical Exclusion
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • 4(f)
  • 106 Historic Preservation Act
  • 404 Permit
  • Endangered Species
  • None of the above.
10 [5318] Select the community planning area(s) in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Alternatives Analysis
  • Location Studies
  • Corridor Planning
  • New Starts Process
  • Environmental planning
  • Air Quality Conformity
  • Transit operations and Route Planning
  • Modeling and travel forecasting
  • Land Use Planning
  • Transportation planning
  • Statewide planning
  • Metropolitan planning
  • Long range planning
  • Urban Transit system Development plans
  • Rural Transit system development plans
  • Travel Demand Management
  • Economic Development
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Public involvement and public participation
  • None of the above
11 [8445] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience with research and analysis of transportation environmental programs or issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated and directed research and analysis of issues relating to environmental impacts of transportation and evaluated alternative policy actions and provided recommendations on issues concerning environment and transportation.
  • Developed study designs, plans and estimated resource requirements for research on special projects relating to environment and transportation.
  • Collected and analyzed data related to environmental impacts of transportation and provided written reports.
  • Participated in the analysis of transportation environmental issues, problems, and proposals as part of a team.
  • None of the above.
12 [8449] Select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your level of knowledge and experience of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Answer to this question is required
  • Interpreted the NEPA and agency environmental procedures and advised environmental professionals preparing environmental documents.
  • Reviewed and commented on NEPA documents, including environmental assessments and environmental impact statements.
  • Prepared material for NEPA documents, including categorical exclusions, environmental assessments (EA), and environmental impact statements (EIS).
  • Consulted with state, regional or national organizations on NEPA related issues.
  • Served as a lead in preparing environmental documents and represented a transportation agency as a negotiator with resource agencies.
  • No experience in preparing or reviewing EIS's or EA's.
13 [9876] Select the component(s) of ArcGIS that you are proficient in accomplishing routine analyses, reports, and queries. (Proficient means you understand and utilize a major part of the software's functionalities/capabilities). Answer to this question is required
  • Arcview
  • ArcEditor
  • ArcInfo
  • ArcMap
  • ArcToolbox
  • ArcCatalog
  • ArcGIS Network Analyst
  • ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
  • None of the above.
14 [9877] Select the statement that describes your experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data.
  • I have completed formal education or training using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data, but have not yet performed this task on a job.
  • I have used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to model and/or forecast geospatial and/or geographic data has been the most important part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
15 [26429] Select the methodologies and tools that you have demonstrated educational and/or work experience using to perform statistical analyses. Answer to this question is required
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Time Series
  • Logistic Regression
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Linear Models
  • Reliability Analysis
  • Experimental Design
  • ANOVA
  • Non-parametric tests
  • Survey Sampling
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Empirical Bayes
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Monte Carlo Techniques
  • Relational databases
  • Spreadsheets
  • Information Theory
  • Electronic data collection, BLAISE, CAPI
  • Data interpretation and visualization
  • Programming languages (e.g. C++, UNIX Scripting, C, FORTRAN, RUBY, JAVA,Programming languages, e.g. C++, UNIX Scripting, C, FORTRAN, RUBY, JAVA, PYTHON, PERL)
  • None of the above
16 [53495] Select the statement that best describes your experience in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges.
  • I have completed formal education or training in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges.
  • I have performed work in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have performed work in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges as a regular and recurring part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • In addition to number 4, performing work in the environmental assessment of transportation projects/programs as it relates to cross modal/organizational issues and challenges has been a major part of my job and I have trained others in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
17 [6191] Select the statements that describe your experience communicating project information to senior management officials. Answer to this question is required
  • I have met with policy officials on a continuing basis to discuss policy proposals.
  • I have met with policy officials to brief them on current project status.
  • I have briefed key leadership on costs, impact, feasibility, alternatives, issues and recommendations and status of projects.
  • I have developed policies, regulations, procedures or analyses for senior management.
  • I have presented policies, regulations, procedures, analyses and recommendations to key leadership.
  • I have assisted in the preparation of policy recommendations, procedures or analyses, providing data and background information to senior officials as requested.
  • I have developed comprehensive materials for reports, briefings, and meetings.
  • I have communicated program strategies, goals, objectives and priorities to program personnel.
  • I have prepared briefing materials for use by or presentation to senior management officials.
  • None of the above
18 [3106] Select the type(s) of written product(s) you have produced frequently in a position you have held. Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/Position papers or summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations.
  • Responses to Departmental inquiries.
  • Policy statements and guidance.
  • Organizational assessments.
  • Budget support, including 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 legislative hearings.
  • Curriculum materials for training courses.
  • Technical documentation.
  • None of the above.
19 [26930] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience representing your agency or organization in briefings, meetings, or conferences on topics of the environmental effects (e.g., air and water quality, noise, emissions, historic preservation, etc.) on transportation issues and programs with strategic partners within and outside your organizations as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as agency representative or regular participant on interagency policymaking committees to present agency position, concerns and viewpoints.
  • I have attended interagency committee meetings as an alternate to present information on specific topics.
  • I have periodically attended committee meetings with a senior official.
  • I have represented my organization at briefings, meetings, or conferences with Federal, State, or local government officials, consulting firms, and/or technical organizations to disseminate information and justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters involving significant or controversial issues.
  • I have represented my organization actively at conferences, seminars, and workshops to ensure that senior management's concerns, viewpoints, and interests are effectively represented.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

[16869] Please note that ALL candidates must submit a resume online and complete the entire application (Resume, Core Questions, Vacancy Questions) process.Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your responses to the job specific questions and that it contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your most current and previous supervisors so that we may contact them. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your current supervisors is shown in the User Information area. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete all questions. High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified, in which case your application will not be referred to the selecting official.
1 [31608] I understand the resume I have submitted for this position will be thoroughly reviewed to determine whether my experience and/or educational background is sufficient to meet basic and/or specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. I also understand that if the information provided in my resume is not sufficient to support my responses to the vacancy announcement questions, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
[31648] When you are finished with the question phase of this announcement, you will be shown a list of documents that may include documents that do not apply to you. Review the list and the required documents section of the vacancy to determine which, IF ANY, are required for your application to be considered a complete application. Please do not submit documents that are not requested.
  • If you are not a veteran, the DD-214 and the SF-15 do not apply to you.
  • If you are not applying to an engineering position, the P.E. license or EIT exam does not apply to you.
  • If you are not requesting consideration under a special appointing authority, the special appointing authority documents do not apply to you.
If any of the requested documentation pertains to you, you have the option to fax using the fax coversheets provided, upload to this system or you may transfer the documentation from your USAJOBS account. Please note documents are NOT automatically transferred from USAJobs. Contact the office no later than the closing date, if you require assistance.
2 [3057] By responding to this question, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, you need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [31609] I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [54657] Select your most recent work performance evaluation (includes pass in pass/fail systems). Answer to this question is required
  • My most recent work performance evaluation was satisfactory or better.
  • My most recent work performance evaluation was below satisfactory.
  • I have never received a performance appraisal or review for any position.
5 [586] How did you initially hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Email notification
  • Agency website
  • USAJobs (OPM) website
  • Newspaper advertisement
  • Magazine advertisement
  • Commercial employment site (i.e. Careerbuilder, Monster)
  • Placement office (Federal, State, College or University)
  • Friend or relative
  • Job Fair
  • Minority professional network
  • Other
    5.1 [5063] Please indicate how you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.