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Grade: 15

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 How did you learn about this Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers job opportunity announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Career Fair (Please state the name of the Career Fair under Other)
  • Conference (Please state the name of the Conference under Other)
  • College Event (Please state the name of the College Event under Other)
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Poster
  • Private Employment Office
  • State Employment Office (Unemployment Office)
  • Agency Human Resources Department (Bulletin board or other announcement)
  • Agency or other Federal government recruitment at school or college
  • Federal, state or local Job Information Center
  • Religious organization
  • College, University or career placement counselor
  • Friend or relative working for this agency
  • Friend or relative not working for this agency
  • USAJOBS
  • Professional Association
  • Publication
  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers intranet bulletin
  • Magazine
  • Newspaper
  • Private information service
  • Other
2 Do you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service? Specialized experience is defined as experience in a supervisory capacity with responsibility for providing leadership and oversight to an organization responsible for each of the following: promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of human capital management programs; formulating and developing human capital management policies; planning and establishing programs to effectively carry out human capital management functions; assigning program responsibilities and exercising supervision over human capital management activities; building and maintaining effective communications and cooperative relationships among management, employees, and employee organizations; and evaluating the overall effectiveness of human capital management programs. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you possess experience and comprehensive knowledge of human resources management functions to analyze complex program requirements across an agency or component and implement innovative service delivery solutions that address organizational and customer needs and support the agency's strategic goals? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or, I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise
4 Do you have experience managing human resources management operations and activities that include overseeing the day-to-day administrative operations of a human resources office? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, for one year or longer.
  • Yes, for less than one year.
  • No.
5 Select all of the human resources functions with which you have direct on the job experience at the full performance level (i.e., equivalent to the GS-14 level), and for which you possess experience in assessing the general environment and factors specific to each program area to formulate a strategic human resources vision. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Staffing
  • Recruitment
  • Retention
  • Compensation
  • Classification
  • Position Management
  • Leave Administration
  • Labor Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Executive Resources Management
  • Performance Management
  • Human Resources Information Technology
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience self-auditing and leading the evaluation of the effectiveness of human resources programs to ensure that it supports the organization's mission and strategic goals and objectives in compliance with law, rule, and regulation? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have experience supervising or managing human resources staff such as evaluating employee performance, preparing written instructions or standard operating procedures on handling HR matters, and resolving complex and sensitive personnel issues? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, for one year or longer
  • Yes, for at least 6 months but less than one year
  • No
8 Have you provided leadership and expertise in formulating new HR policies and facilitating new initiatives, ideas, goals and activities that have a direct impact on HR operations? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Have you represented the human resources function/office at briefings, meetings, or conferences with agency officials at the headquarters level to disseminate information and justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters involving significant or controversial personnel program issues? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Select the response(s) that describe your experience in demonstrating proficient communications skills. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  • I have presented, defended, or negotiated program specific mission, goals, needs, or problems with senior executives.
  • I have independently planned and conducted meetings among experts in the field of human resources administration.
  • I have defended controversial decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations to management or policy officials.
  • I have experience making clear and convincing oral presentations in one-on-one and group settings at the agency level.
  • I have developed and delivered briefings and presentations for new policy initiatives and program implementation.
  • I have clearly communicated, explained, and defended, in writing, very highly complex or sensitive information about my agency’s activities to senior executives, management, staff, and representatives from other government entities.
  • I have written documents addressing complex issues relating to my agency’s activities, and have justified conclusions, findings, or recommendations to decision makers.
  • I have responded appropriately to questions and requests for information from external stakeholders.
  • I have written memos and reports for technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the statement that best describes your experience maintaining and building rapport between management and union officials. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or, I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
12 Select the statement that best describes your experience designing strategic human resources plans that address the current and future workforce; is responsive to an ever-changing environment and harnesses emerging business practices. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or, I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
13 Select the statement that best describes your experience gaining the cooperation of managers, employees, and high-level officials on difficult issues through open communication techniques. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or, I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
14 Select the statement that best describes your experience providing authoritative guidance on complex problems or issues that are new, highly controversial, and/or precedent setting in nature. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or, I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
15 Select the statement that best describes your experience establishing long-range goals and objectives for an organization's human resources program and making adjustments based upon changes in legislation, program authority, and/or funding. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or, I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
16 I have performed the following leadership functions in a project or program (select all that may apply): (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Served as a supervisor, team leader, or project coordinator.
  • Coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of a complete project or program goal.
  • Followed-up with colleagues, team members, and others to ensure timeliness in meeting milestones.
  • Planned work assignments to be assigned to colleagues, team members, and others.
  • Reported progress to senior management.
  • Resolved conflicts, differences, or problems among colleagues, team members, and others.
  • Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  • None of the above
17 Select the response(s) that describe your experience supervising, developing, motivating and managing a subordinate staff. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Planned, prioritized and scheduled the completion of work.
  • Assigned specific duties to subordinates.
  • Developed performance plans with subordinate staff members.
  • Evaluated individuals on attainment of performance standards and objectives.
  • Counseled employees on methods to improve their job performance.
  • Developed training plans for staff members and ensured that all professional, technical, and other job related training and development requirements were met.
  • Made recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning employee benefits utilizing applicable human resources policies and procedures.
  • Made recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning disciplinary actions utilizing applicable human resources policies and procedures.
  • Made recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning performance management utilizing applicable human resources policies and procedures.
  • Made recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning awards utilizing applicable human resources policies and procedures.
  • Made recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning employee selections utilizing applicable human resources policies and procedures.
  • None of the above
18 I have experience researching, analyzing and recommending solutions regarding human resources laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the following areas (select all that may apply): (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Classification
  • Recruitment/Placement
  • Pay
  • Employee Benefits
  • Leave
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Labor Relations
  • Human Resources Information Technology
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Training and Development Programs
  • None of the above
19 I have explained the work unit's projects, project steps, milestones, deadlines, deliverables, schedule, and standards to ensure that the staff members understand their work assignments. (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 I have used my knowledge of customer expectations and requirements to (select all that may apply): (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Improve work methods and/or processes
  • Reduce turnaround time
  • Improve the quality of services/products
  • Reduce error rates
  • None of the above
21 Do you have experience developing new or revised work methods, approaches, or procedures with organization-wide impact that necessitated the development of innovative, cutting-edge approaches that enhanced the quality of human resource services? (Please ensure your response is supported by information in your resume.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 Select the types of awards you have received within the last three years. Answer to this question is required
  • Quality Step Increase
  • Special Act or Time-Off-Award
  • Performance Award
  • Honorary Award
  • Letter of Commendation
  • None of the above
23 Select the rating level you received, as applicable to your agency's performance management system, for your last performance appraisal. Please provide a copy of your performance appraisal. Answer to this question is required
  • Outstanding
  • Exceeds Fully Successful/Highly Successful
  • Fully Successful/Pass
  • Minimally Satisfactory/Minimally Acceptable
  • Unacceptable/Fail
  • None of the above
24 I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; a letter of recommendation from an individual who can attest to your current academic strength and potential for success; a current/Non-Award SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting current position title, series, grade, position occupied, tenure, highest salary (including basic pay) and duty location if I am a current/former Federal employee; a DD-214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax or upload required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, ALL of the information provided on this application is true, accurate, and complete, and that this application for employment is made in good faith. I understand that a false statement on any part of this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that I may be punished by fine or imprisonment for falsification of my employment application (18 USC 1001). I understand that information I give may be investigated as allowed by law or Executive order. Do you understand and agree to all the above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No