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Grade: 11

1 [30210] Choose the statement that best describes your education and/or specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-11 position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement. This matching experience is well described in my resume.
  • I possess three 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. Transcripts have been provided with my application.
  • 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. Transcripts have been provided with my application and the matching experience is well described in my resume.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 [22168] Select the statement that best describes your knowledge and demonstrated work experience conducting studies, using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have education and training in conducting studies to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, but have not applied this knowledge at work.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, usually under the direction of a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, while seeking help or advice only for complex issues.
  • I have used rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations, without direct supervision.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, without direct supervision.
  • I have extensive demonstrated work experience conducting studies to assess the effectiveness of programs and organizations using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques. I am considered an expert, and my organization relies on me to resolve complex related issues.
  • None of the above.
3 [57997] Select the statement that best describes your experience in summarizing written information from reports, letters, and other written materials free of grammatical, spelling, and other errors. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience summarizing written information from reports, letters, and other written materials free of grammatical, spelling, and other errors.
  • I have experience summarizing written information from reports, letters, and other written materials free of grammatical, spelling, and other errors, but only while in school or an unpaid setting.
  • I have accurately and concisely summarized written information from reports, letters, and other written materials free of grammatical, spelling, and other errors as part of my job.
  • As a regular part of my job, I have accurately and concisely summarized written information from reports, letters, and other written materials free of grammatical, spelling, and other errors. Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
4 [17069] Choose the statement that best describes your experience developing, implementing, utilizing, and adhering to internal controls? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training in performing these tasks.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing these tasks, but have not yet performed these tasks on a job.
  • I have performed these tasks on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct guidelines and procedures.
  • I have performed these tasks 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, these tasks have been a major part of my job and I have trained other in the performance of this task OR others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing these tasks.
5 [18610] Select the statement that best describes your experience administering or managing a program or programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have never participated in the administration or management of a program.
  • I have participated in the administration or management of a program, but have never served as a manager or team leader responsible for the outputs or deliverables of a program.
  • I have managed or led a team on a program and was responsible for its outputs and deliverables.
  • I have managed and executed programs in which I maintained responsibility for outputs and deliverables on behalf of a team.
6 [50932] Choose the statement below that best describes your experience in following guidelines, procedures and/or directives to provide administrative support to an office. Answer to this question is required
  • I have limited experience following guidelines, procedures and/or directives to provide administrative support to an office.
  • I have demonstrated experience following basic procedures for performing administrative duties that do not allow for interpretation. If an unusual or new situation arises, I ask another employee for guidance in finding the answer.
  • I have demonstrated experience following general guidelines and procedures for performing administrative duties that involve some interpretation and allow for specifics to be designed depending on needs of the office. If a new or unusual situation arises, I research policies and procedures in order to find answers and only ask other employees for guidance if the answer cannot be found.
  • I have demonstrated experience following guidelines and procedures for performing administrative duties that involve interpretation and allow for specifics to be designed depending on needs of the office. If a new or unusual situation arises, I independently research policies and procedures in order to find answers and interpretation is accepted by senior employees, supervisor, or manager.
  • I have demonstrated experience following guidelines and procedures for performing administrative duties that involve interpretation and allow for specifics to be designed depending on needs of the office. If a new or unusual situation arises, I independently research policies and procedures in order to find answers and interpretation is accepted by senior employees, supervisor, or manager. I have also trained others OR others have consulted me in the performance of administrative guidelines, procedures, and/or directives.
  • None of the above.
7 [6928] Select the statement that best describes your experience in quality assurance surveillance methods and systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, experience, or training in quality assurance surveillance methods and systems.
  • I have education or training in quality assurance surveillance methods and systems but have not yet performed it on a job.
  • I have performed tasks related to quality assurance surveillance methods and systems under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • I have performed tasks related to quality assurance surveillance methods and systems on a regular and recurring basis, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • I have performed quality assurance surveillance methods and systems tasks as a major part of my job and I have trained others in performing this task or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 [51928] Select the response that describes your experience with Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) concepts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed QA/QC reviews.
  • I have developed QA/QC processes for use by a team, evaluated QA/QC processes, and performed QA/QC reviews.
  • In addition to number 2, I have developed and implemented standard operating procedures for the consistent use of QC/QA processes.
  • I have no direct experience with QA/QC processes.
9 [1930] Select the response that best describes your experience ensuring that contractors comply with contract requirements and procurement regulations under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience ensuring that contractors comply with contract requirements and procurement regulations under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR).
  • I have completed education or training in ensuring that contractors comply with contract requirements and procurement regulations under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR), but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have ensured that contractors comply with contract requirements and procurement regulations under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) under close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have ensured that contractors comply with contract requirements and procurement regulations under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have ensured that contractors comply with contract requirements and procurement regulations under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) routinely as a major part of my work. I have supervised or trained others in performing this task and/or others have consulted me for expert assistance in performing this task.
10 [58517] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience and/or knowledge of government and/or state contracting and procurement regulations and guidelines and ability to monitor contracts and procurement actions. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed statements of work (SOW) that include technical requirements.
  • Evaluated proposals as the technical chairperson.
  • Managed/monitored contract performance to ensure services performed are consistent with the SOW and costs are reasonable and within approved obligation limits in the role of Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COR).
  • None of the above.
11 [57592] Select the response below that best reflects your experience evaluating the use of information technology (IT) to enhance records management business processes, policy, and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing recommendations for the integration of IT to enhance records management business processes.
  • I have experience collaborating with IT professionals to analyze and evaluate proposals regarding the use of information technology (IT) to improve records management business operations, and have participated in the development of related policy and procedures.
  • I have experience collaborating with records management staff, IT professionals, and senior managers to evaluate and implement proposals regarding the use of information technology (IT) to improve and stream line records management business operations, and have developed related policy, procedures, and guidance used by records management staff and stakeholders.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
12 [59060] Select the statement that reflects your experience with the use of Microsoft office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Answer to this question is required
  • I possess no knowledge in this area.
  • I have experience in this area and I'm able to use Microsoft package with assistance from others.
  • I have experience in this area and I'm able to use Microsoft package independently, with relatively no assistance from others.
  • I have experience in this area and I'm able to use Microsoft package independently and considered an expert by my peers.
13 [5209] Choose the statement that best describes your level of experience in written communications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little to no on the job experience in creating written communication.
  • I have prepared memoranda and brief letters.
  • I have written memoranda, letters, and reports.
  • I have written memoranda, letters, reports, and meeting minutes from multi-agency meetings.
  • I have written memoranda, letters, reports, and meeting minutes from multi-agency meetings; and policies, procedures, and/or training materials.
14 [18373] Select the statement that best describes your experience conducting studies, using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, to assess the effectiveness of programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have education and training in conducting studies to assess the effectiveness of programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, but have not applied this knowledge at work.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, usually under the direction of a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, while seeking help or advice only for complex issues.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of knowledge management programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, while seeking help or advice only for complex issues.
  • I have used rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques to assess the effectiveness of programs, without direct supervision.
  • I have conducted studies to assess the effectiveness of knowledge management programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, without direct supervision.
  • I have extensive experience conducting studies to assess the effectiveness of programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques. I am considered an expert, and my organization relies on me to resolve complex related issues.
  • I have extensive experience conducting studies to assess the effectiveness of knowledge management programs using rigorously designed qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques. I am considered an expert, and my organization relies on me to resolve complex related issues.
  • None of the above
15 [14582] Select the statement that best describes your level of experience in communicating with others in writing and preparing reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed college level course work in technical writing; or I have experience preparing memoranda and letters, and tracking reports and other reports.
  • I have acquired a Bachelor`s Degree; and I have experience preparing memoranda, letters, and tracking reports and other reports.
  • I have acquired a Master`s Degree which required a thesis; and I have experience preparing memoranda, letters, and tracking reports and other reports.
  • I have experience preparing memoranda, letters, planning and tracking reports, and portions of technical reports.
  • I have experience preparing memoranda, letters, planning and tracking reports, and technical reports evaluating projects and making recommendations for approaches and alternatives.
  • I have experience preparing memoranda, letters, planning and tracking reports, technical reports that evaluate projects and make recommendations for approaches and alternatives, project and work plans, and policies, and procedures related to my specialty.
  • I have experience preparing memoranda, letters, planning and tracking reports, technical reports, policies and procedures, and briefing and training materials related to my specialty.
  • I have no education, training, or experience in this area.

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.