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Grade: 13

1 GS-13: Do you have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 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 all of the areas in which you have specific experience managing a staff as it relates to Emergency Operations. Answer to this question is required
  • Implementing emergency operations for an organization.
  • Developing doctrine, policy, guidance and other documents for an organization.
  • Developing briefings for a variety of audiences.
  • Presenting briefings to a variety of audiences.
  • Creating Spot/Incident reports or similar organizational situation reports.
  • Providing Intelligence reports or analysis products.
  • None of the above.
4 Select the response(s) for which you have experience applying supervisory and managerial practices. Answer to this question is required
  • Working with an Alternative Dispute Resolution program in order to resolve employee complaints.
  • Ensuring Equal Rights principles are followed and practices are fair and consistent across the board.
  • Responding to Equal Opportunity Complaints in order to resolve issues.
  • Responding to union grievances in order to resolve issues.
  • Delegating responsibility to subordinate supervisors in order to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • None of the above.
5 From the list below, select the statements that describe your ability to complete supervisory task(s). Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Oversaw, directed or developed work to be accomplished by subordinates
  • Prepared schedules for completion of work
  • Responsible for the first line supervision of employees
  • Assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees
  • Developed performance standards and evaluated employees' work
  • Gave advice, counsel or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters
  • Interviewed candidates for positions in a unit
  • I have not performed any of the above listed supervisory tasks
6 3169785 From the list below, select the statement(s) that describe(s) the phases of project management you have led independently for an organizational initiative. Answer to this question is required
  • Initiation (e.g., completion of a feasibility study; development of a business case; evaluation of risk).
  • Planning (e.g., development of a project plan, charter, or scope; determination of budget and/or schedule, identification of resource needs).
  • Execution (e.g., allocation of resources; organization or facilitation of a project kickoff meeting, completion of project tasks or deliverables).
  • Monitoring or controlling (e.g., oversight and/or adjustments of budget, resources, or schedule; preparation of status reports).
  • Closeout (e.g., communication of project completion to stakeholders, final project documentation).
  • None of the above (if selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item).
7 3169790 From the list below, select the statement that describes the extent of your training and experience monitoring or controlling an organizational project. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had training on monitoring or controlling a project.
  • I have assisted with monitoring a project by reporting resource, budget, and/or work status updates to the project manager.
  • I have assisted with monitoring or controlling a project by recommending to the project manager that adjustments be made to resources, budget, and/or schedule based on the project’s performance or status.
  • I have made adjustments to a project’s resources, budget, and/or schedule as needed. My work was monitored or approved by a supervisor or senior-level project manager.
  • I have independently made adjustments to a project’s resources, budget, and/or schedules as needed.
  • I have supervised or advised project managers during the monitoring or controlling phase of their projects.
  • I do not have training or experience performing this task.
8 3169787 From the list below, select the statement that describes the extent of your training and experience conducting a feasibility study to determine if a project idea is viable for an organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had training in conducting project feasibility studies.
  • I have partnered with or assisted others with conducting a project feasibility study by performing one or more tasks related to the study (e.g., determining availability of resources, investigating potential internal or external constraints, researching project costs).
  • I have conducted a feasibility study to determine if a project idea is viable for an organization. My work was reviewed by a supervisor or senior-level staff member.
  • I have independently conducted a feasibility study to determine if a project idea is viable for an organization.
  • I have supervised or advised others conducting project feasibility studies.
  • I do not have training or experience performing this task.
9 3169792 From the list below, select the statement that describes the extent of your training and experience making changes to an organizational project to improve performance (e.g., adding a new policy, making changes to existing forms, updating standard operating procedures). Answer to this question is required
  • I have partnered with or assisted others to develop recommendations for project improvements.
  • I have independently evaluated the current state of a project to make recommendations for project improvements.
  • I have independently identified opportunities for improvement and evaluated recommendations from project team members to determine and implement changes to improve project performance.
  • I have supervised or advised project managers on methods to evaluate and identify opportunities to improve project performance.
  • I do not have training or experience performing this task.
10 Select the response(s) that describe your experience with building codes as it relates to natural hazards mitigation. Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed the impact and effects of building codes.
  • I have influenced state and local governments to adopt modern, hazards-related codes, standards, and regulations.
  • I have assisted state and local governments in the development of hazards-related codes.
  • None of the above.
11 I have experience in the following (check as many as applicable): Answer to this question is required
  • Applying GIS data to risk-based analysis for potential impact of natural hazards on the built environment.
  • Using and applying HAZUS to risk assessment and vulnerability
  • Preparing cost estimation for construction projects
  • Reviewing and interpreting blue prints and schematics
  • Interpreting and applying building codes
  • Conducting risk assessment for vulnerability determinations
  • Applying disaster resistant construction techniques and methods
  • None of the above
12 3158751 From the list below, select the statement(s) that best describe(s) your experience in performing project management related tasks. Answer to this question is required
  • I have advised contractors, engineers, or architects in executing and completing projects.
  • I have assisted in the development of performance requirements.
  • I have assisted identifying low-cost operational and maintenance improvements in existing buildings.
  • I have advised management in planning team roles and responsibilities.
  • I have reviewed completed investigation findings and analyses.
  • I have reviewed recommendations for general adequacy.
  • I have reviewed completed projects for attainment of project objectives.
  • I have reviewed completed construction projects for conformance to building codes.
  • I have reviewed completed assignments for compliance with instructions and adherence to policy requirements.
  • I have reviewed completed assignments for soundness of technical judgments made.
  • I have presented and defended findings and recommendations to other engineering professionals.
  • I have maintained liaison with contractors.
  • 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 Are you able to meet this commitment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 3225388 How did you hear about this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • FEMA’s Facebook
  • FEMA’s Twitter
  • FEMA’s LinkedIn
  • FEMA’s GlassDoor
  • Careers.FEMA.gov website
  • Monster.com
  • Indeed
  • Zip Recruiter
  • USAJobs
  • State or Local Employment Office
  • DHS/FEMA Hiring Event (in person)
  • Conference or Meeting
  • Career / Job Fair
  • Conference or Meeting
  • FEMA Hiring Event (virtual)
  • FEMA Recruiter
  • Professional Organization
  • Through my college or university
  • FEMA Employee referral
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Other
    2.1 3095446 Please specify how you learned about this Federal Emergency Management Agency job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
3 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
4 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
  • No
5 3125490 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
6 Please take this opportunity to review your question responses 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 removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.