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Vacancy Details

Grade: 12

1 GS-12: To meet the Qualifications Requirements for Management/Program Analyst, GS-12, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-11 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.
2

Have you used measurement techniques in the assessment of program evaluation?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I have performed the following project management tasks: Answer to this question is required
  • Tracked performance measures
  • Developed budget requirements
  • Planned program accomplishments
  • Developed project descriptions/output plans
  • Developed work and operating plans
  • Reported on status of projects, activities, and budgets
  • I do not meet any of the choices above
4 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience assessing policy and program effectiveness using qualitative and/or quantitative methods to make recommendations for improvements. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience, education or training in assessing policy and program effectiveness
  • I have completed formal education or extensive training in assessing policy and program effectiveness
  • I have used quantitative and/or qualitative methods to assess the effectiveness of a program in my office
  • I have managed audits or other program assessments for multiple offices in my organization
  • I have managed audits or assessments of external programs, policies or regulations
5 I have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Performing data analysis to prepare reports and documents that explain findings.
  • Entering and extracting data from information systems to collect, organize and analyze data for project planning, reports or other purposes.
  • Using spreadsheet and database programs to compute, compile, summarize and present data in tabular, graphic and/or narrative form.
  • Using standard techniques to gather, organize and interpret data to inform decisions about environmental issues.
  • Using quantitative tools or techniques to collect, measure and analyze environmental data.
  • I do not have any of the experience above.
6 Which of the following statements describe your experience in developing or implementing a performance-based management system? Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted program management assessments or program evaluations that promoted revision to a performance-based management system.
  • Developed performance measures and/or associated performance targets.
  • Developed strategies or recommendations for a performance-based management approach.
  • Developed significant revisions or components of a performance-based management system implemented to support Government Performance and Results Act requirements.
  • Conducted program evaluations that informed reorganizations, productivity enhancements, or improved fiscal controls.
  • None of the above
7 Select the response that describes your experience applying the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRMA). 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 I have developed recommendations based on the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Evaluation of data
  • Understanding of an organization
  • Needs and perspectives of different stakeholders
  • None of the above
9 I have experience preparing the following documentation: Answer to this question is required
  • Management reports
  • Fact sheets
  • Status reports
  • Briefing packages
  • Position and/or issue papers
  • Policy analyses
  • Trend analyses
  • Technical reports
  • Procedural guidance
  • None of the above
10 Select the following that describes your experience with oral communication: Answer to this question is required
  • Explain policies or procedures
  • Present before decision making groups
  • Defend or negotiate content
  • Present training
  • Present at meetings or conferences
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you aware that all applicants, including current EPA employees, must submit transcripts as part of your application package as outlined in the vacancy announcement? Failure to submit transcripts will be considered an incomplete application and it will be rated ineligible. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 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
3 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
4 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