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Grade: 13

1 [342] Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-13 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  • I do not meet the one year specialized experience requirement as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 [61127] Do you have at least one year of experience in bicycle and pedestrian planning, project development, or safe design at a local, regional, State, or national level? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [61128] Do you have at least one year of experience developing and evaluating transportation programs and policies?
This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [61129] Do you have at least one year of experience providing technical assistance and training related to transportation programs to internal and external stakeholders? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 [52337] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience managing, directing and/or administering a transportation program and/or significant program segment. Answer to this question is required
  • Issue technically authoritative interpretations and decisions regarding best practices and critical needs relating to the program.
  • Develop and recommend program direction, strategies, and goals.
  • Develop and approve program procedures and practices.
  • Promote program and provide expert advice to a variety of senior officials.
  • Develop program performance measures and track program progess against measures and milestones.
  • None of the above.
6 [61132] Select the statement that best describes your experience coordinating with Federal, State, local and other professional transportation organizations (i.e., American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO), National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), U.S. Access Board, or Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Answer to this question is required
  • I have limited experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization. I require assistance and or oversight.
  • I have experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization, but not on a regular and recurring basis.
  • I have experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization on a regular and recurring basis.
  • I have experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization on a regular and recurring basis and others regularly consult me for my expertise in this area.
  • None of the above
7 [6033] Select the statement(s) that reflect your experience applying evaluation methodologies to individual bicycle and/or pedestrian related projects or general programmatic efforts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual pedestrian related projects.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual pedestrian related projects.
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual bicycle related projects.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual bicycle related projects.
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual pedestrian related programmatic efforts.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual pedestrian related programmatic efforts.
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual bicycle related programmatic efforts.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual bicycle related programmatic efforts.
  • None of the above
8 [61133] Select the planning areas in which others regularly consult you for your expertise and assistance and/or you have trained or instructed others on. Answer to this question is required
  • Metropolitan Transportation Planning and Programming
  • Statewide Transportation Planning and Programming
  • Federal Land Management Agency Planning and Programming
  • Financial Planning and Fiscal Constraint
  • Asset Management
  • Economic Analysis and Economic Development
  • Connectivity Measurement
  • Air Quality/Transportation Conformity
  • Land Use and Transportation Connections
  • Multi-Modal and Intermodal Planning
  • Data and System Performance
  • Freight Planning
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Transportation Systems Management and Operations
  • Congestion Management Processes
  • Title VI/Environmental Justice
  • Public Involvement and Public Participation
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies
  • Resiliency of the Transportation System and Mitigation Strategies
  • Tribal Transportation Planning
  • Automation or Mobility as a Service
  • None of the above
9 [61134] Select the statements that describe the program management activities you have performed as a regular, recurring part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as a spokesperson for the organization on program or project issues to a variety of stakeholder groups and federal, state and local agencies.
  • Served as a spokesperson for the organization on program or project issues to the media.
  • Developed and issued guidance or policy statements on technical, programmatic, and/or professional issues for the organization.
  • Served and/or facilitated on panels, committees or task forces on technical, programmatic, and/or professional issues.
  • Provided guidance to other agency representatives or private industry on technical, programmatic, or professional issues that affect the scope of programs or projects
  • Facilitated workshops or partnering sessions between organizational entities
  • Mediated or facilitated problem resolution between organizational entities or technical groups in a formal group setting
  • Built and fostered relationships with external customers, partners, stakeholders that affect the scope of programs or projects
  • Presented, advocated, or negotiated specific mission goals and needs with other organizational entities
  • Presented briefings and formal presentations to senior management and/or external entities on policy, program, organizational, or project issues
  • Prepared written reports on organizational program/project status
  • Managed multiple publication projects at the same time.
  • Facilitated solutions on controversial issues affecting the scope of programs or projects with the public
  • Organized and conducted public meetings
  • Developed professional content for social media outlets
  • None of the above
10 [50900] Choose all the area(s) that apply to your program and technical experience of environmental review processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Project Development Environmental Assessment
  • Title 23 U.S.Code
  • Section 4(f) of the DOT Act
  • Conformity, Clean Air Act
  • Environmental Law
  • National Environment Policy Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Section 404, Clean Water Act
  • NPDES, Clean Water Act
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund Act
  • Executive Order 11990, protection of wetlands
  • Executive Orders 11988, floodplain management
  • Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899
  • Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
  • Coastal Zone Management Act
  • Section 106, National Historic Preservation Act
  • Social Economic and Community Impacts
  • Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
  • Community impact assessment
  • Statewide Planning
  • Corridor Planning
  • Linking Planning and NEPA.
  • Environmental Justice
  • Tribal consultation
  • None of the above
11 [61135] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience applying transportation planning theories, concepts, principles, methods, practices, standards, and/or procedures in transportation program development. Answer to this question is required
  • I have facilitated and/or participated in transportation planning decisions involving community issues, social needs, and/or land use.
  • I have developed Statewide/metropolitan long-range transportation plans or transportation improvement programs per Title 23 Federal requirements.
  • I have worked for/with various Federal, State, and/or local agencies in the development of transportation plans and/or programs.
  • I have used various options and scenarios to analyze and develop modal and multi-modal transportation systems, including strategies such as Intelligent Transportation Systems.
  • I have acted as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative to procure, direct, and monitor consultant services for transportation studies.
  • I have experience applying Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) principles related to complete trips and accessible design.
  • None of the above
12 [9659] Select the research project management or Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) function(s) that you are or have performed as a regular part of your job or research activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I identify and prioritized critical research needs.
  • I estimate needed resources (budget and schedule) for research studies.
  • I conduct technical and cost evaluations of proposals.
  • I monitor the work and provide technical guidance.
  • I review progress reports and interim and final reports.
  • I disseminate and promote implementation of research results.
  • I monitor the work and provided technical guidance to ensure the contractor adhered to the statement of work, schedule, and cost.
  • None of the above.
13 [16768] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience related to the transition of advanced research innovations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have been actively involved with the transition of advanced research innovations, including working with national and international organizations.
  • I have provided technical reviews for and monitored the development of advanced research.
  • I have been involved with the management and transition of advanced research innovations.
  • I have facilitated the transition of advanced research innovation.
  • I have negotiated cooperative agreements, grants, and/or contracts to establish partners for the purpose of conducting transformational research.
  • None of the above.
14 [11174] Select the statement that best describes your knowledge and experience in providing oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team. Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted a higher level employee/management with the task of providing oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team of employees.
  • I have performed segments of work that required me to provide oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team of employees.
  • I have independently performed the full scope of duties associated with providing oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team of employees.
  • None of the above
15 [3762] Select the area(s) for which you have experience in conducting research, collecting data, conducting analysis, and implementing improvements affecting highway safety. Answer to this question is required
  • Geometric design
  • Intersection design and operations
  • Pedestrian and bicycle safety
  • Highway safety human-centered systems
  • Visibility aspects of highways, including pavement signage or road illumination
  • Roadside crash severity mitigation
  • Speed management
  • Work zone
  • None of the above
16 [6032] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience developing programs and providing technicial assistance on bicycle and/or pedestrian initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have initiated a new bicycle and/or pedestrian program or significantly modified an existing program.
  • I have provided technical direction in interpreting bicycle and/or pedestrian program requirements and guidelines.
  • I have assisted other technical staff in implementing bicycle and/or pedestrian program requirements and guidelines.
  • I have served as an instructor on technical bicycle and/or pedestrian related courses.
  • I have monitored the activities of outside organizations performing functions vital to my bicycle and/or pedestrian related program.
  • None of the above
17 [27139] Select the statement that best describes your experience representing an organization in dealings with other organizations and stakeholders to resolve problems or policy issues of a sensitive or controversial nature. 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 the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
18 [25609] Select the statements that describe your work experience interacting with a variety of individuals in various situations to achieve program goals and/or solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently solved program issues.
  • I have routinely provided advice and assistance to individuals within my department.
  • I have been regularly consulted by peers or other agency representatives on program issues.
  • I have facilitated problem resolution.
  • I have facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  • I have served on panels or committees.
  • I have presented, defended, or negotiated program specific mission, goals, needs, or problems with senior management and/or contract representatives.
  • I have served as a spokesperson for an organization.
  • I have mediated and facilitated problem resolution.
  • I have independently planned and conducted meetings.
  • I have served on panels, committees, or task forces on technical or programmatic issues.
  • None of the above
19 [2643] Select the statement(s) that reflect your experience in interpersonal communication while serving in a non-supervisory position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have negotiated with and influenced others in order to gain their commitment to pursue new or existing initiatives.
  • I have persuaded others to adopt new or existing methods, procedures or techniques in order to accomplish their work.
  • I have provided direction, guidance or instruction to members of inter-disciplinary teams charged with carrying out a technical project.
  • I have facilitated the resolution of competing or conflicting interests among co-workers whose cooperation is essential to the success of a project.
  • I have enforced program policies and standards in the workplace, holding others accountable for their work and administering consequences, if necessary.
  • I have used consensus-building techniques to persuade representatives of groups that hold opposing views or positions, to reach agreement on important issues.
  • I have coordinated efforts to adjust work activities in situations where frequent changes, delays or unexpected events arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables or work assignments.
  • None of the above
20 [8437] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) the communication/briefing skills you have used as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Develop written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • Write clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively for varied audiences.
  • Draft policy and procedural materials for dissemination to field or operating level components.
  • Draft reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level official
  • Communicate organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  • Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  • Compose complex correspondence or other written work such as manuals, books, management reports, or articles.
  • Persuade others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  • Interview employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  • Conduct training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  • Review reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • Briefed managers/executives outside of my organization.
  • None of the above.

Grade: 14

1 [343] Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-14 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  • I do not meet the one year specialized experience requirement as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 [61130] Do you have at least one year of experience in multimodal, bicycle, and pedestrian network planning, project development, and safe design at a local, regional, State, or national level? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 [61131] Do you have at least one year of experience experience implementing national level multimodal transportation programs and policies? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 [61129] Do you have at least one year of experience providing technical assistance and training related to transportation programs to internal and external stakeholders? This experience must be well documented in your resume. Failure to do so may cause your application to be removed from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 [52337] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience managing, directing and/or administering a transportation program and/or significant program segment. Answer to this question is required
  • Issue technically authoritative interpretations and decisions regarding best practices and critical needs relating to the program.
  • Develop and recommend program direction, strategies, and goals.
  • Develop and approve program procedures and practices.
  • Promote program and provide expert advice to a variety of senior officials.
  • Develop program performance measures and track program progess against measures and milestones.
  • None of the above.
6 [61132] Select the statement that best describes your experience coordinating with Federal, State, local and other professional transportation organizations (i.e., American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO), National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), U.S. Access Board, or Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Answer to this question is required
  • I have limited experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization. I require assistance and or oversight.
  • I have experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization, but not on a regular and recurring basis.
  • I have experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization on a regular and recurring basis.
  • I have experience coordinating with transportation organizations outside my organization on a regular and recurring basis and others regularly consult me for my expertise in this area.
  • None of the above
7 [6033] Select the statement(s) that reflect your experience applying evaluation methodologies to individual bicycle and/or pedestrian related projects or general programmatic efforts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual pedestrian related projects.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual pedestrian related projects.
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual bicycle related projects.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual bicycle related projects.
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual pedestrian related programmatic efforts.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual pedestrian related programmatic efforts.
  • I have participated in the evaluations of individual bicycle related programmatic efforts.
  • I have planned and directed the evaluations of individual bicycle related programmatic efforts.
  • None of the above
8 [61133] Select the planning areas in which others regularly consult you for your expertise and assistance and/or you have trained or instructed others on. Answer to this question is required
  • Metropolitan Transportation Planning and Programming
  • Statewide Transportation Planning and Programming
  • Federal Land Management Agency Planning and Programming
  • Financial Planning and Fiscal Constraint
  • Asset Management
  • Economic Analysis and Economic Development
  • Connectivity Measurement
  • Air Quality/Transportation Conformity
  • Land Use and Transportation Connections
  • Multi-Modal and Intermodal Planning
  • Data and System Performance
  • Freight Planning
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Transportation Systems Management and Operations
  • Congestion Management Processes
  • Title VI/Environmental Justice
  • Public Involvement and Public Participation
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies
  • Resiliency of the Transportation System and Mitigation Strategies
  • Tribal Transportation Planning
  • Automation or Mobility as a Service
  • None of the above
9 [10978] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience managing, directing and/or administering an important Federal-aid program and/or significant program segment. Answer to this question is required
  • Issuing technically authoritative interpretations and decisions regarding laws, regulations, and program policies relating to an element(s) of the program.
  • Develop and recommend program policies, strategies, and goals.
  • Engaging stakeholders in formulation of program plan.
  • Promoting a program element(s) to senior officials.
  • Developing program performance measures and tracking program progress against measures and milestones.
  • Writing regulations that have broad program impact or advanced an element of the transportation program.
  • Developing strategic roadmaps/plans for effective delivery of programs.
  • Maintaining situational awareness and making necessary programmatic changes.
  • Developing a comprehensive research agenda to support the program.
  • Ensuring execution of proper contracting protocols.
  • Guiding officials in State and local agencies in the interpretation and implementation of laws and regulations involving Federal-aid program requirements.
  • Working to change business practices and cultural perspective of State and local transportation agencies to improve the likelihood that new and innovative ways of doing business will take root.
  • Analyzing and applying Title 23 and related laws and regulations.
  • Developing and implementing a program of technical assistance.
  • Teaching courses and/or leading discussions involving the analysis and implementation of such legislation such as SAFETEA-LU and NEPA.
  • Performing process reviews.
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive professional capacity building program.
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive outreach strategy.
  • Developing and executing a program budget.
  • Developing transportation legislation.
  • None of the above.
10 [61134] Select the statements that describe the program management activities you have performed as a regular, recurring part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as a spokesperson for the organization on program or project issues to a variety of stakeholder groups and federal, state and local agencies.
  • Served as a spokesperson for the organization on program or project issues to the media.
  • Developed and issued guidance or policy statements on technical, programmatic, and/or professional issues for the organization.
  • Served and/or facilitated on panels, committees or task forces on technical, programmatic, and/or professional issues.
  • Provided guidance to other agency representatives or private industry on technical, programmatic, or professional issues that affect the scope of programs or projects
  • Facilitated workshops or partnering sessions between organizational entities
  • Mediated or facilitated problem resolution between organizational entities or technical groups in a formal group setting
  • Built and fostered relationships with external customers, partners, stakeholders that affect the scope of programs or projects
  • Presented, advocated, or negotiated specific mission goals and needs with other organizational entities
  • Presented briefings and formal presentations to senior management and/or external entities on policy, program, organizational, or project issues
  • Prepared written reports on organizational program/project status
  • Managed multiple publication projects at the same time.
  • Facilitated solutions on controversial issues affecting the scope of programs or projects with the public
  • Organized and conducted public meetings
  • Developed professional content for social media outlets
  • None of the above
11 [50900] Choose all the area(s) that apply to your program and technical experience of environmental review processes. Answer to this question is required
  • Project Development Environmental Assessment
  • Title 23 U.S.Code
  • Section 4(f) of the DOT Act
  • Conformity, Clean Air Act
  • Environmental Law
  • National Environment Policy Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Section 404, Clean Water Act
  • NPDES, Clean Water Act
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund Act
  • Executive Order 11990, protection of wetlands
  • Executive Orders 11988, floodplain management
  • Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899
  • Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
  • Coastal Zone Management Act
  • Section 106, National Historic Preservation Act
  • Social Economic and Community Impacts
  • Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
  • Community impact assessment
  • Statewide Planning
  • Corridor Planning
  • Linking Planning and NEPA.
  • Environmental Justice
  • Tribal consultation
  • None of the above
12 [61135] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience applying transportation planning theories, concepts, principles, methods, practices, standards, and/or procedures in transportation program development. Answer to this question is required
  • I have facilitated and/or participated in transportation planning decisions involving community issues, social needs, and/or land use.
  • I have developed Statewide/metropolitan long-range transportation plans or transportation improvement programs per Title 23 Federal requirements.
  • I have worked for/with various Federal, State, and/or local agencies in the development of transportation plans and/or programs.
  • I have used various options and scenarios to analyze and develop modal and multi-modal transportation systems, including strategies such as Intelligent Transportation Systems.
  • I have acted as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative to procure, direct, and monitor consultant services for transportation studies.
  • I have experience applying Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) principles related to complete trips and accessible design.
  • None of the above
13 [9659] Select the research project management or Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) function(s) that you are or have performed as a regular part of your job or research activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I identify and prioritized critical research needs.
  • I estimate needed resources (budget and schedule) for research studies.
  • I conduct technical and cost evaluations of proposals.
  • I monitor the work and provide technical guidance.
  • I review progress reports and interim and final reports.
  • I disseminate and promote implementation of research results.
  • I monitor the work and provided technical guidance to ensure the contractor adhered to the statement of work, schedule, and cost.
  • None of the above.
14 [16768] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience related to the transition of advanced research innovations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have been actively involved with the transition of advanced research innovations, including working with national and international organizations.
  • I have provided technical reviews for and monitored the development of advanced research.
  • I have been involved with the management and transition of advanced research innovations.
  • I have facilitated the transition of advanced research innovation.
  • I have negotiated cooperative agreements, grants, and/or contracts to establish partners for the purpose of conducting transformational research.
  • None of the above.
15 [11174] Select the statement that best describes your knowledge and experience in providing oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team. Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted a higher level employee/management with the task of providing oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team of employees.
  • I have performed segments of work that required me to provide oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team of employees.
  • I have independently performed the full scope of duties associated with providing oversight and technical assistance to a multidisciplinary team of employees.
  • None of the above
16 [3762] Select the area(s) for which you have experience in conducting research, collecting data, conducting analysis, and implementing improvements affecting highway safety. Answer to this question is required
  • Geometric design
  • Intersection design and operations
  • Pedestrian and bicycle safety
  • Highway safety human-centered systems
  • Visibility aspects of highways, including pavement signage or road illumination
  • Roadside crash severity mitigation
  • Speed management
  • Work zone
  • None of the above
17 [6032] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience developing programs and providing technicial assistance on bicycle and/or pedestrian initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have initiated a new bicycle and/or pedestrian program or significantly modified an existing program.
  • I have provided technical direction in interpreting bicycle and/or pedestrian program requirements and guidelines.
  • I have assisted other technical staff in implementing bicycle and/or pedestrian program requirements and guidelines.
  • I have served as an instructor on technical bicycle and/or pedestrian related courses.
  • I have monitored the activities of outside organizations performing functions vital to my bicycle and/or pedestrian related program.
  • None of the above
18 [27139] Select the statement that best describes your experience representing an organization in dealings with other organizations and stakeholders to resolve problems or policy issues of a sensitive or controversial nature. 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 the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
19 [25609] Select the statements that describe your work experience interacting with a variety of individuals in various situations to achieve program goals and/or solutions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently solved program issues.
  • I have routinely provided advice and assistance to individuals within my department.
  • I have been regularly consulted by peers or other agency representatives on program issues.
  • I have facilitated problem resolution.
  • I have facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  • I have served on panels or committees.
  • I have presented, defended, or negotiated program specific mission, goals, needs, or problems with senior management and/or contract representatives.
  • I have served as a spokesperson for an organization.
  • I have mediated and facilitated problem resolution.
  • I have independently planned and conducted meetings.
  • I have served on panels, committees, or task forces on technical or programmatic issues.
  • None of the above
20 [2643] Select the statement(s) that reflect your experience in interpersonal communication while serving in a non-supervisory position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have negotiated with and influenced others in order to gain their commitment to pursue new or existing initiatives.
  • I have persuaded others to adopt new or existing methods, procedures or techniques in order to accomplish their work.
  • I have provided direction, guidance or instruction to members of inter-disciplinary teams charged with carrying out a technical project.
  • I have facilitated the resolution of competing or conflicting interests among co-workers whose cooperation is essential to the success of a project.
  • I have enforced program policies and standards in the workplace, holding others accountable for their work and administering consequences, if necessary.
  • I have used consensus-building techniques to persuade representatives of groups that hold opposing views or positions, to reach agreement on important issues.
  • I have coordinated efforts to adjust work activities in situations where frequent changes, delays or unexpected events arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables or work assignments.
  • None of the above
21 [8437] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) the communication/briefing skills you have used as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Develop written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • Write clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively for varied audiences.
  • Draft policy and procedural materials for dissemination to field or operating level components.
  • Draft reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level official
  • Communicate organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  • Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  • Compose complex correspondence or other written work such as manuals, books, management reports, or articles.
  • Persuade others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  • Interview employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  • Conduct training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  • Review reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • Briefed managers/executives outside of my organization.
  • 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 [35568] Select the response that is the GS equivalent grade level of the highest grade to which you have held on a permanent basis or have competed for promotion potential. Please ensure that you have also provided a supporting SF-50. Without the supporting SF-50, we may not be able to consider your application for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not held a government position.
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6 [59279] In the past three years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: monetary, time-off, or other? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 [59280] If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "Pass", "Fully Successful", "Satisfactory" or better? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • I am a Federal employee, but have not received a performance rating.
  • Not applicable, I am not a Federal employee.
8 [587] Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade. Please include the date of your last promotion (in mm/dd/yy format). Maximum length of 20 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 [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
    9.1 [5063] Please indicate how you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.