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Grade: 12

The specialized experience for this position is defined as experience with commercial or federal interior design and space planning and skill in Revit or AUTOCAD to design and revise workstations and floor plans.  This experience must include project management, procurement, contract and estimate review and reconciliation for commodities and services.  
1 Do you have one year of specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service as stated above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please check the statement that applies to you, relating to time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have held a position in the General Schedule at a grade equal to or higher than a GS-11 for at least one full year (or will have within 30 days from the closing date of this announcement.)
  • I am in a pay plan other than the General Schedule (for instance the Wage Grade, or a pay banding system).
  • I have not held a permanent position in the federal General Schedule in the past 52 weeks.
  • I am applying under a special hiring authority (for instance, Peace Corps, veterans hiring programs, disability employment).
  • None of the above apply to me (You will not be considered for this position at this grade).
3 Determine space requirements, workstation arrangements, support space characteristics, adjacencies, furniture selections, and lighting from both a functional (acoustics, electrification, telephone service, construction) and aesthetic (color, materials selection, etc.) 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 performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
4 Please indicate your experience in furniture selection and installation as it relates to the overall scope of the furniture project. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in projects up to 10,000 square feet.
  • I have experience in projects in excess of 10,000 square feet but not more than 25,000 square feet.
  • I have experience in projects in excess of 25,000 square feet but not more than 60,000 square feet.
  • I have experience in projects in excess of 60,000 square feet but not more than 100, 000 square feet.
  • I have experience in projects in excess of 100,000 square feet.
  • None of the above.
5 I have experience and/or technical knowledge in the following interior design areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Programming
  • Bubble diagrams
  • Block Plans
  • Furniture and Equipment Layouts
  • Lighting layouts
  • Color Coordination & Selection of Interior Finishes
  • Coordination of Telephone and Electrical Systems
  • Reflected Ceiling Plans
  • Dimensions on Partition Plans
  • Millwork and Details
  • Workstation Arrangements
  • Fee Estimates for Interior Design Services
  • Design Coordination with Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural Engineering Systems
  • Review of Construction Documents
  • Pre-design On-site Investigations
  • Post Occupancy Evaluations
  • Use of Project Management Software
  • Development of Project Schedules
  • Proficiency in Use of Computer-aided Design (CAD) or Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software
  • Preparation of Written Reports
  • None of the Above
6 Please indicate your level of experience as it relates to the field of Interior Design and Space Planning of commercial facilities in the development of generic furniture layouts and furniture specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have successfully produced or been in charge of the production of generic furniture layouts and furniture specification requirements of commercial office space for 12 or more projects in excess of 10,000 rentable square feet (rsf), and of those 2 were in excess of 30,000 rsf.
  • I have successfully produced or been in charge of the production of generic furniture layouts and furniture specification requirements of commercial office space for 8 or more projects in excess of 10,000 rentable square feet (rsf), and of those 1 was in excess of 20,000 rsf.
  • I have successfully produced or been in charge of the production of generic furniture layouts and furniture specification requirements of commercial office space for 5 or more projects in excess of 5,000 rentable square feet (rsf), and of those 1 was in excess of 10,000 rsf.
  • I have successfully produced or been in charge of the production of generic furniture layouts and furniture specification requirements of commercial office space for 3 or more projects in excess of 4,000 rentable square feet (rsf), and of those 1 was in excess of 7,000 rsf.
  • I have produced 3 or less generic furniture layouts.
  • None of the above.
7 Do you have experience utilizing AutoCAD or REVIT software on a regular basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 I have performed the following functions associated with drafting and reviewing drawings and computer aided design (CAD): Answer to this question is required
  • Review and interpret blueprints for architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, and/or civil requirements related to new construction or alterations within commercial or industrial facilities.
  • Utilize AutoCAD 2004 (or higher versions) as a regular and recurring part of my job responsibilities.
  • Modify existing AutoCAD drawings for the development of construction/alterations or repair projects in commercial facilities.
  • Use AutoCAD to develop architectural, mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing drawings for construction/alterations in commercial/institutional/industrial/government facilities.
  • Develop design intent drawings for space layouts, such as reflected ceiling plans, office furniture layouts and electrical and communications devices.
  • None of the above.
9 I have experience using computer aided drafting to perform the following: Answer to this question is required
  • prepare drawings for required design documents (e.g., space schematics, demolition/renovation plans, furniture plans, etc.)
  • survey an organization's space, equipment, work flow, communications and organizational requirements.
  • develop the space layout for an organization and its related special requirements
  • none of the above
10 Monitor and evaluate contractor performance and compliance and assists the Contracting Officer in the correction of deficiencies in contractor/vendor performance and/or delivery of services and facilities. 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 performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
11 Select the one choice that describes your level of regular and recurring experience in the evaluation and source selection process for acquisitions in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations. Answer to this question is required
  • Provides guidance and direction to contracting personnel through the complex source selection process including reviewing and evaluating acquisition plans, recommending approval, reviewing and coordinating all source selection plans (SSP) prior to final coordination, and conducting Preproposal Conferences/Industry Days.
  • Recommends, modifies, and implements Federal Agency policy to ensure that source selections are accomplished in accordance with existing FAR or other relevant regulations.
  • Ensures Request for Proposal (RFP) evaluation criteria is properly addressed in SSP; coordinates the establishment of technical evaluation committee or source selection evaluation board; ensures the proper evaluation of proposals against evaluation criteria; oversees preparation and review of evaluation reports; conducts briefings of successful and unsuccessful offerors; awards or prepares contract for award.
  • Participates in the development of the Source Selection Plan, serves as a member of the technical evaluation committee or source selection board, evaluates proposals against evaluation criteria, and participates in the development of the evaluation reports.
  • None of the above.
12 I have experience in the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Design work which included the use of AutoCad software
  • Developing a project schedule
  • Developing cost estimates and budgets for projects
  • Design work which included 3D rendering or Revit software
  • Assisting with developing a finish selection plan for interior and furniture
  • None of the above
13 I have both functional (agency requirements, layout, adjacency, circulation, accessibility, etc.) and aesthetic (color, materials selection, etc.) experience in the following space planning areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Determining space requirements
  • Determining workstation arrangements
  • Determining support space characteristics
  • Determining adjacencies
  • Selecting Furniture
  • None of the Above
14 I have been a lead project manager for a commercial workspace project where I have coordinated the planning, procurement, and execution of the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Lease procurement
  • Personal property procurement (furniture and office equipment)
  • Personal property disposal
  • Office technology
  • Security systems
  • Relocation services
  • Design
  • Construction
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

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1 Please indicate the local commuting area in which you reside. Answer to this question is required
  • Atlanta, GA �
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Denver, CO
  • Ft Worth, TX
  • Kansas City, MO�
  • Philadelphia, PA �
  • New York, NY
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Washington, DC Metro Area
  • None of the above
2 Please choose the statement that best describes your eligibility to apply for this position (you will only be considered for those you provide documentation to substantiate). Answer to this question is required
  • I am a current federal employee on a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment (Your SF-50, Block 24 must show "1" or "2", and Block 34 must be a "1").
  • I can be reinstated based on previous employment in the federal service under a career or career-conditional appointment (Your SF-50, Block 24 must show "1" or "2", and Block 34 must be a "1").
  • I am eligible for one of the following noncompetitive appointments:
    • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (only for appointments at GS-11 and below)
    • Disabled Veterans
    • Persons with severe physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and/or psychiatric disabilities
    • Foreign Service
    • Peace Corps
    • Other non-competitive appointing authority
    2.1 For which noncompetitive appointing authority are you eligible?
    • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (only for appointments at GS-11 and below)
    • Disabled Veterans
    • Persons with severe physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and/or psychiatric disabilities
    • Foreign Service
    • Peace Corps
    • Other non-competitive appointing authority not listed above
  • I am eligible to be considered under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
  • I am eligible based on qualifying employment at one of the following organizations:
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
    • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • Veterans Health Administration (Department of Veterans Affairs)
    • Non-appropriated Fund - NAF (Department of Defense)
    • Federal Aviation Administration
    • Transportation Security Administration (Department of Homeland Security)
    • Corporation for National and Community Service
    • Postal Career Service or Postal Rate Commission
    • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
    • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
    • Other
    2.1 At which organization did you gain your qualifying employment?
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
    • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • Veterans Health Administration (Department of Veterans Affairs)
    • Non-appropriated Fund - NAF (Department of Defense)
    • Federal Aviation Administration
    • Transportation Security Administration (Department of Homeland Security)
    • Corporation for National and Community Service
    • Postal Career Service or Postal Rate Commission
    • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
    • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
    • Other not listed above
  • I have a basis of eligibility not listed above.
    2.1 Please explain the basis of your eligibility to apply for this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am not eligible to apply for this position.
3 If you are eligible based on being a current or former Land Management employee, select the Land Management agency for which you are/were employed: Answer to this question is required
  • Forest Service
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • National Park Service
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • None of the above
Please Note: 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 SES (Political) employees in the Executive Branch. So, 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.
4 Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please provide the following information regarding your most recent political appointment: 1. Position Title 2. Type of Appointment (i.e., Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non Career SES) 3. Agency 4. Dates held (beginning and ending dates) Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
5 Are you a current General Services Administration associate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    5.1 GSA's Associate Performance Plan and Appraisal System states that to be promoted within GSA, an employee's most recent rating of record must be at the Level 3 or higher. Which of the following best describes the rating you received on your most recent performance appraisal (rating of record)?
    • Level 2 or below
    • Level 3 or higher
    • I have not received a performance appraisal (rating of record) from GSA under the five-tier rating system
    • This position would not be a promotion as my current position is at the same or higher grade.
    5.2 Please list the date received, level of rating, and the name of the supervisor who issued the rating. If you have not received a rating, please provide the reason you have not received one. Your response will be limited to 1,000 characters which is approximately one-quarter typewritten page. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
    5.1 Do you have a current annual performance rating that is equal to pass or successful?
    • Yes
    • No
    5.2 Give the date of your last official appraisal, the name, title & phone number of the supervisor who evaluated your performance. Maximum length of 250 characters.
6 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001), my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 CFR, Part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding 'No' to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith and/or understand the information provided above.