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Grade: 13

1 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Instructional Systems Specialist, select the option that best describes your education background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a DEGREE that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the work of THIS POSITION. This course work included study in at least four of the following five areas: (1) Learning theory, psychology of learning, and/or educational psychology; (2) Instructional design practices; (3) Educational evaluation; (4) Instructional product development; and (5) Computers in education and training.
  • I do not meet the educational qualification requirements for this position.
2 GS-13: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Instructional Systems Specialist, GS-13, select the option that best describes your experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-12 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.
3 Experience using current and new technology for training provision such as webinars, Adobe Connect, video teleconferencing, and electronic interface tools. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 If you have training experiences, what training tasks have you undertaken? Answer to this question is required
  • Determine training needs
  • Develop training materials
  • Serve as a technical expert on the content of training
  • Recruit students
  • Make arrangements for the training
  • Deliver training
  • Evaluate training
  • I do not meet any of the choices above
5 I have planned, developed, implemented and presented training. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the training tasks you have performed as part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have evaluated training needs and recommended course development
  • I have developed training materials (e.g. curricula, visual aids, reference documents)
  • I have served as a technical or subject matter expert in developing or evaluating training content
  • I have served as an instructor and conducted training in a classroom or virtual setting
  • I have evaluated training courses or curricula (not as an attendee or participant) and recommended changes based on my conclusions
  • None of the above
7 Present Technical Trainng courses. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 Making formal and informal presentations to varied audiences (local, regional, community, national, or international). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 What experience do you have in evaluating current and future internal and external information transfer needs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 Select the training tasks that you have performed as part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted training needs assessments
  • I have used training needs assessment data to recommend new training development
  • I have designed online learning modules
  • I have designed training for live web-based delivery
  • I have designed job aides and materials to support on-the-job learning
  • I have designed in classroom training materials (participant handbooks, visual aids, exercises)
  • None of the above
11 Experience in developing curricula and/or presenting training courses. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Work collaboratively with external customers and/or internal team members to accomplish organizational goals through preparing documents, planning meetings and/or other activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 I have had the following experience in automated training systems or Web-based training. Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinator for content development
  • Plan automated training
  • Develop training content
  • Recommend system components or features
  • Implement the training system
  • Tracked progress or results of training
  • Developed performance measures for training
  • I do not meet any of the choices above

Grade: All Grades

1 Please look at the qualification requirements (both experience and/or education) that are stated in this vacancy announcement. Does your resume clearly contain this information in order to determine you are qualified for the position? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 For each position listed on your resume, did you include the position title, company, salary, weekly hours worked, and your actual beginning and ending dates of employment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Have you reviewed the vacancy announcement "How to Apply" and required documents section to determine what supplemental material that you must provide? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No