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Grade: 12

1 [341] Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-12 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 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 [815] Choose the statement that best reflects your experience identifying and assessing Human Resources Development (HRD) program needs AND developing action plans that identified and prioritized HRD program needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
  • I have had education or training administering, working with, or performing this task or function, but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function with close review and assistance from a supervisor, a senior employee, or a senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee, or senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job, even in unique or unusual situations. I do not require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee or senior consultant.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function. I have trained or instructed others on this task or function.
3 [817] Select the task(s) that apply to your demonstrated experience with Human Resources Development (HRD) projects or programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed proposals for new HRD programs/processes that address the Agency's workforce development, career development, and/or succession planning needs.
  • I have directed and led a project or program that had a significant effect on the HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I analyzed training needs and trends in a project that had a significant impact on the HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office.
  • I have evaluated the effectiveness of HRD programs utilizing Return on Investment (ROI) methods and techniques.
  • I have developed a HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I have implemented AND marketed a HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I have evaluated HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I have conducted competency assessments for my organization using automated assessment tools.
  • I have utilized a wide variety of learning methods including technology-based methodologies to provide consultative services.
  • None of the above
4 [726] Select the statement that best describes your experience with learning management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and implemented an automated learning management system for a large organization (equivalent to the highest level of a cabinet level agency).
  • I have developed and implemented an automated learning management system for an organization below the cabinet level (equivalent to a sub unit, such as an Operating Administration, regional office, bureau) with sub unit impact.
  • I have utilized an automated learning management system.
  • I have assisted in the implementation of an automated learning management system.
  • None of the above
5 [17108] Select the learning and development area(s) in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Instructional Systems Design
  • Human Performance Technology
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Change Management
  • Performance Consulting
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis techniques
  • Project Management
  • Leadership Development
  • None of the above
6 [819] Choose the statement(s) that describe your demonstrated experience representing your agency/organization in briefings, meetings, or conferences regarding Human Resources Development (HRD) issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served developed and maintained the proper balance between organization strategic plans and goals and HRD programs.
  • I have attended interagency committee meetings as an alternate or guest speaker to present information on specific HRD topics.
  • I have briefed high level agency officials on various HRD topics.
  • 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 involving significant or controversial HRD issues.
  • I have represented my organization at briefings, meetings, or conferences with Federal, State, or local government officials, consulting firms, and/or technical organizations to justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters involving significant or controversial HRD issues.
  • I have represented my organization at interagency briefings, meetings, or conferences with other interested parties (e.g., peers, colleagues, and/or members of professional organizations) to share information.
  • I have represented my organization at intergovernmental HRD conferences, seminars, and workshops to ensure that senior management's concerns, viewpoints, and interests are represented.
  • I have chaired internal agency advisory groups and committees to communicate, facilitate and explain policy matters within an agency or large bureau of 300 or more employees.
  • I have worked with top level agency or company executives (i.e., Administrators, CEOs) to assess their HRD needs.
  • I have worked with top level agency or company executives (i.e. Administrators, CEO) to assess the needs of their employees.
  • None of the above
7 [720] Select the type(s) of Human Resource Development (HRD) reports you have composed. Answer to this question is required
  • Program evaluations
  • Briefing memoranda
  • Letters to members of Congress
  • Letters to top organization/Agency officials
  • None of the above
8 [721] Select the response that best describes your experience advising and consulting with officials on Human Resource Development (HRD) issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience advising Executive Level managers and supervisors on HRD issues.
  • I have served as a consultant to mid-level supervisors on HRD issues.
  • I have advised Senior Managers on HRD issues.
  • I have advised and served as a consultant to managers and supervisors on complex HRD issues.
  • None of the above
9 [10915] Select the answer that best describes your ability to apply classroom instruction or specialized training to operating situations. 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 guided or supervised others in the performance of this task and I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
10 [17368] Select the statements that describe your technical knowledge and experience supporting a training program and/or training course. Answer to this question is required
  • I have revised a variety of technical training materials to include instructor guides and participant manuals, schedules, tests and visual aids.
  • I have developed a variety of technical training materials to include instructor guides and participant manuals, schedules, tests and visual aids.
  • I have made the necessary edits to ensure accuracy of content, and produced technical presentations using PowerPoint from data provided by the instructor/or subject matter expert.
  • I have provided recommendations or advice regarding consistency with standard course format and processes.
  • I have provided technical support on IT equipment for training classes (set up laptop and projection system in classroom environment and test components including video, audio, and computer function).
  • I have input, maintained, and ensured accuracy of course/class data into an online Learning Management System.
  • I have run reports on training statistics for analysis purposes.
  • I have performed inventories and ordered course materials and supplies based on requirements.
  • I have prepared course materials for commercial print (printer instructions and collation sheets).
  • None of the above
11 [816] Choose the statement that best reflects your level of experience in providing management with concise and complete analyses and options regarding Human Resources Development (HRD) programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
  • I have had education or training administering, working with, or performing this task or function, but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function with close review and assistance from a supervisor, a senior employee, or a senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee, or senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job, even in unique or unusual situations. I do not require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee or senior consultant.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function. I have trained or instructed others on this task or function.
12 [803] Select the response(s) that describe your experience with learning and development at an organizational level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have evaluated organizational learning and development needs at an organizational level.
  • I have evaluated organizational learning and development strategies and opportunities at an organizational level.
  • I have evaluated skills assessments at an organizational level.
  • I have evaluated competency-based human resource management applications and systems integration processes for the delivery of training.
  • I have evaluated professional and career development program activities and use of technology in training
  • None of the above
13 [57733] Select the response(s) that best describe your experience working with the following programs or types of initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • Leadership Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion Development
  • Employee Suggestion Programs
  • Team Development Programs
  • STEM Outreach Activities
  • Work Life Programs
  • Development of Work Life Programs
  • Succession Planning
  • Mentoring Programs
  • None of the above.

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 [815] Choose the statement that best reflects your experience identifying and assessing Human Resources Development (HRD) program needs AND developing action plans that identified and prioritized HRD program needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
  • I have had education or training administering, working with, or performing this task or function, but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function with close review and assistance from a supervisor, a senior employee, or a senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee, or senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job, even in unique or unusual situations. I do not require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee or senior consultant.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function. I have trained or instructed others on this task or function.
3 [817] Select the task(s) that apply to your demonstrated experience with Human Resources Development (HRD) projects or programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed proposals for new HRD programs/processes that address the Agency's workforce development, career development, and/or succession planning needs.
  • I have directed and led a project or program that had a significant effect on the HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I analyzed training needs and trends in a project that had a significant impact on the HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office.
  • I have evaluated the effectiveness of HRD programs utilizing Return on Investment (ROI) methods and techniques.
  • I have developed a HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I have implemented AND marketed a HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I have evaluated HRD program in a large organizational element comparable to a major Federal agency, department or office that impacted 300 or more employees.
  • I have conducted competency assessments for my organization using automated assessment tools.
  • I have utilized a wide variety of learning methods including technology-based methodologies to provide consultative services.
  • None of the above
4 [726] Select the statement that best describes your experience with learning management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed and implemented an automated learning management system for a large organization (equivalent to the highest level of a cabinet level agency).
  • I have developed and implemented an automated learning management system for an organization below the cabinet level (equivalent to a sub unit, such as an Operating Administration, regional office, bureau) with sub unit impact.
  • I have utilized an automated learning management system.
  • I have assisted in the implementation of an automated learning management system.
  • None of the above
5 [17108] Select the learning and development area(s) in which you have experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Instructional Systems Design
  • Human Performance Technology
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Change Management
  • Performance Consulting
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis techniques
  • Project Management
  • Leadership Development
  • None of the above
6 [819] Choose the statement(s) that describe your demonstrated experience representing your agency/organization in briefings, meetings, or conferences regarding Human Resources Development (HRD) issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served developed and maintained the proper balance between organization strategic plans and goals and HRD programs.
  • I have attended interagency committee meetings as an alternate or guest speaker to present information on specific HRD topics.
  • I have briefed high level agency officials on various HRD topics.
  • 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 involving significant or controversial HRD issues.
  • I have represented my organization at briefings, meetings, or conferences with Federal, State, or local government officials, consulting firms, and/or technical organizations to justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters involving significant or controversial HRD issues.
  • I have represented my organization at interagency briefings, meetings, or conferences with other interested parties (e.g., peers, colleagues, and/or members of professional organizations) to share information.
  • I have represented my organization at intergovernmental HRD conferences, seminars, and workshops to ensure that senior management's concerns, viewpoints, and interests are represented.
  • I have chaired internal agency advisory groups and committees to communicate, facilitate and explain policy matters within an agency or large bureau of 300 or more employees.
  • I have worked with top level agency or company executives (i.e., Administrators, CEOs) to assess their HRD needs.
  • I have worked with top level agency or company executives (i.e. Administrators, CEO) to assess the needs of their employees.
  • None of the above
7 [720] Select the type(s) of Human Resource Development (HRD) reports you have composed. Answer to this question is required
  • Program evaluations
  • Briefing memoranda
  • Letters to members of Congress
  • Letters to top organization/Agency officials
  • None of the above
8 [721] Select the response that best describes your experience advising and consulting with officials on Human Resource Development (HRD) issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience advising Executive Level managers and supervisors on HRD issues.
  • I have served as a consultant to mid-level supervisors on HRD issues.
  • I have advised Senior Managers on HRD issues.
  • I have advised and served as a consultant to managers and supervisors on complex HRD issues.
  • None of the above
9 [10915] Select the answer that best describes your ability to apply classroom instruction or specialized training to operating situations. 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 guided or supervised others in the performance of this task and I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
10 [17368] Select the statements that describe your technical knowledge and experience supporting a training program and/or training course. Answer to this question is required
  • I have revised a variety of technical training materials to include instructor guides and participant manuals, schedules, tests and visual aids.
  • I have developed a variety of technical training materials to include instructor guides and participant manuals, schedules, tests and visual aids.
  • I have made the necessary edits to ensure accuracy of content, and produced technical presentations using PowerPoint from data provided by the instructor/or subject matter expert.
  • I have provided recommendations or advice regarding consistency with standard course format and processes.
  • I have provided technical support on IT equipment for training classes (set up laptop and projection system in classroom environment and test components including video, audio, and computer function).
  • I have input, maintained, and ensured accuracy of course/class data into an online Learning Management System.
  • I have run reports on training statistics for analysis purposes.
  • I have performed inventories and ordered course materials and supplies based on requirements.
  • I have prepared course materials for commercial print (printer instructions and collation sheets).
  • None of the above
11 [816] Choose the statement that best reflects your level of experience in providing management with concise and complete analyses and options regarding Human Resources Development (HRD) programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
  • I have had education or training administering, working with, or performing this task or function, but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function with close review and assistance from a supervisor, a senior employee, or a senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee, or senior consultant.
  • I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job, even in unique or unusual situations. I do not require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee or senior consultant.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function. I have trained or instructed others on this task or function.
12 [803] Select the response(s) that describe your experience with learning and development at an organizational level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have evaluated organizational learning and development needs at an organizational level.
  • I have evaluated organizational learning and development strategies and opportunities at an organizational level.
  • I have evaluated skills assessments at an organizational level.
  • I have evaluated competency-based human resource management applications and systems integration processes for the delivery of training.
  • I have evaluated professional and career development program activities and use of technology in training
  • None of the above
13 [57733] Select the response(s) that best describe your experience working with the following programs or types of initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • Leadership Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion Development
  • Employee Suggestion Programs
  • Team Development Programs
  • STEM Outreach Activities
  • Work Life Programs
  • Development of Work Life Programs
  • Succession Planning
  • Mentoring Programs
  • 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.