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Grade: 15

1 GS-15: Do you have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level, as defined in the vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2

3193998 Please indicate where and when you obtained each of the specialized experience requirements listed in the Qualifications section of this Job Opportunity Announcement. Include in your response: (1) the area of specialized experience; (2) the place of employment; and, (3) the specific dates of employment the experience was gained in MM/DD/YYYY - MM/DD/YYYY format. Your response must be supported by your resume.

Example: Experience in developing and delivering presentations and training; ABC Company; 10/01/2016 - 05/15/2018.

Maximum length of 5000 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your experience in managing or monitoring strategic human capital planning for specific programs or projects within a large complex organization (i.e., 250 or more employees with multiple divisions). Answer to this question is required
  • Manage or monitor human capital strategies and plans.
  • Develop human resources and human capital strategies and plans.
  • Establish human resources policy and practices.
  • Manage current and future workforce competencies.
  • Develop succession planning.
  • Manage human resource budget.
  • Provide human resources and human capital support.
  • Measure and improve human resource performance.
  • None of the above.
4 3090463 From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) human resources services you have provided on a regular basis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have recommended policy changes on existing Human Capital programs.
  • I have reviewed Human Capital strategic plans to provide feedback.
  • I have briefed senior management on complex human resources topics.
  • I have participated in a delegated examining audit.
  • I have served as authoritative spokesperson for Human Resources within an organization on complex or controversial HR issues.
  • I have partnered with internal or external agency customers to improve Human Capital programs and processes.
  • I have communicated new policies or significant policy changes to stakeholders.
  • None of the above.
5 Choose response(s) from the list below that reflect items you have completed professionally. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Speeches
  • Briefing memos
  • Talking points
  • Policy papers
  • Blogs
  • Press releases
  • Fact sheets
  • Newsletters
  • None of the above
6 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your ability to develop written communication. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have written congressional correspondence.
  • I have written technical reports providing analysis.
  • I have written letters to provide stakeholders with information concerning program matters.
  • I have experience writing reports with recommendations.
  • I have provided responses to electronic mail inquiries.
  • I have written senior-level correspondence.
  • None of the above.
7 Select the networking environment(s) in which you possess professional experience: Answer to this question is required
  • One-on-one
  • Small groups
  • Committees
  • Peers
  • Agencies
  • External communities
  • None of the above
8 This position is responsible for communicating a variety of issues on an interpersonal level. Please indicate which of the following types of interpersonal (oral) communication duties you have performed on a regular basis as part of a job. Answers should be supported by specific information on your resume. Answer to this question is required
  • I have defended recommendations on controversial issues to senior management.
  • I have conducted or lead briefings, meetings, conferences, or negotiations.
  • I have mediated or facilitated problems and have provided solutions.
  • I have facilitated coordination of efforts between organizational entities.
  • I have briefed managers on organizational issues or similar topics.
  • I have served on panels, committees, or task forces.
  • I have provided briefings on study results at technical conferences or workshops.
  • None of the above
9 In which of the following do you have knowledge of and experience in effectively communicating with top level officials in federal, state, local and/or tribal governments. Answer to this question is required
  • Communicating with senior officials in federal, state, local and/or tribal governments
  • Researching significant interagency issues and presenting reports, testimony, policies and guidance
  • Developing and presenting appropriate content for a target audience including conclusions or recommendations
  • Preparing and presenting speeches, briefings, or presentations to external audiences
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

All FEMA employees are subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency and all Federal employees may be subject to emergency deployment. In the event of an emergency deployment, travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require relocation to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere. The length of deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster.
Every FEMA employee is considered an emergency manager and each employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, although not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. Your emergency management duties may vary depending on the needs of the Agency, your particular skills, and certain personal circumstances. All positions may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description.
1 3225314 Current and former Stafford Act employees who can document 64 or more hours of paid time, per pay period, with no breaks in service* for 78 or more consecutive pay periods since August 1, 2014 are eligible to be considered for this Merit Promotion Job Opportunity Announcement.  Do you meet this eligibility standard? (*Note: A “break in service” is defined as 3 or more days in non-pay status, except as allowed under 5 CFR § 315.201(b)(3)(ii) for special circumstances such as military deployment, etc.). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3107226 Please note that effective January 1, 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) employees in the Executive Branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal service.
2 3117590 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA.gov
  • USAJobs
  • Monster
  • Indeed
  • Zip Recruiter
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Employment Office
  • Job Fair
  • Professional Organization
  • FEMA Recruiter
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Through my college or university
  • FEMA Employee
  • DHS/FEMA Hiring Event
  • Other
    2.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
3 3176176 Are you applying for consideration under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 3176178 I understand if I am selected, I will be required to submit copies of my Notification of Personnel Actions (SF-50’s) and performance appraisals for each period of employment being used to determine my eligibility for consideration under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. 
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
4 3225319  Are you applying for consideration as a current or former competitive service time-limited employee of a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Industrial Base Facility or Major Range and Test Facilities Base(s) under provisions contained in Section 1132 of Public Law (P.L.) 114-328? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1

    I understand if I am selected, I will be required to submit copies of my Notification of Personnel Actions (SF-50’s) and performance appraisals for each period of employment being used to document my eligibility.  I also understand that eligibility requirements validation will be conducted by FEMA Human Resources personnel prior to appointment.

    • Yes
    • No
  • No
5 3125488 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. I understand a high self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in my resume may prevent me from being found best qualified, in which case my application will not be referred to the selecting official. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 3125489 I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, I need to provide in support of this application. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 3149447 I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents that are complete, openable and readable by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package.
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
7 Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you understand this statement, have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.