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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

Specialized experience is demonstrated experience with the following:
  • applying knowledge management theories, principles, and practices to the collection, dissemination, and management of organizational knowledge and products;
  • identifying, developing, and utilizing various evaluative techniques in support of the sharing of organizational knowledge;
  • gathering information from multiple sources using analytical techniques;
  • and, designing and implementing knowledge management systems to optimize the flow of information to support key business functions.
1 Do you have one year of specialized experience as defined above that is equivalent to the level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-13 level in the federal service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience reviewing program activities to identify problems, recommend solutions, and provide guidance or alternative approaches for implementation by management officials? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed these job functions.
  • I have received post high school education or formal training in program analysis or review processes, but have not applied them on the job.
  • I have performed similar or directly related job functions and my experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have assisted in or performed these functions independently as a regular part of jobs that I have held.
  • I have experience reviewing program activities to identify problems, recommend solutions, and provide guidance or alternative approaches for implementation. I have performed these functions routinely and have carried them out successfully to attain measurable program improvements on behalf of my employer.
3 Do you have experience implementing changes to improve organizational performance through the use of business measures? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Please select from the following, the choice(s) which describes your experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative data and organizing into decision-making information: Answer to this question is required
  • Devised a method for setting baseline targets for performance measures analyzed from quantitative financial data and qualitative business data.
  • Formulated awards mechanisms based on performance measures.
  • Performed business case analysis.
  • Created telecommunication products and/or service pricing models.
  • Analyzed customer satisfaction data.
  • Analyzed current products and/or services of an organization to recommend/implement enhancements.
  • Analyzed employee productivity and/or morale to recommend methods for improvement.
  • None of the above
5 Do you have knowledge of the Federal lease acquisition process and experience working with information technology-related offices to automate these leasing processes? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have experience managing or assisting with business process improvement projects that ensured operations are repeatable, efficient and effective? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Select only those functional program areas in which you gained experience applying the principles, practices and methodologies of program evaluation in the analysis and evaluation of program effectiveness: Answer to this question is required
  • Enterprise Strategic Planning
  • Human Capital Strategic Planning
  • Business Process Transformation/Reengineering
  • Talent Engagement and Performance Measurement
  • Talent Development
  • Project/Portfolio Management and Resource Allocation
  • Financial Management and Budgeting
  • Knowledge Management and Technology
  • None of the above
8 I have experience applying a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
9 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience reviewing program activities to identify opportunities for organizational performance improvements, and developing recommendations to achieve those improvements? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed these job functions.
  • I have performed similar or directly related job functions and my experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have assisted others in identifying opportunities for organizational performance improvements and developing recommendations to achieve those improvements.
  • I have performed this task as a part of a job that I have held and have routinely been responsible for identifying opportunities for organizational performance improvements and developing recommendations to achieve those improvements.
  • I have extensive experience and am an expert in these functions and have carried them out successfully to attain measurable program improvements on behalf of my employer.
10 From the choices below, select the ones that accurately reflect your experience in writing business documents, reports, correspondence, or similar products. Answer to this question is required
  • Business correspondence such as letters, memorandum, or reports directed to others within my own organization that provide guidance or instructions on relevant programs, policies, or procedures.
  • Business correspondence such as letters, memorandum, or reports directed to customers or other organizations that provide guidance or instructions on relevant programs, policies, or procedures.
  • Business correspondence such as letters, memorandum, or reports directed to others with the intent of gaining acceptance and/or compliance with the point of view, policy, or regulation which I was supporting.
  • Implementation procedures for a new program, policy, or regulation that has significant importance to either my organization's program or operation.
  • Policy documents of significant importance to either the organization's program or operation.
  • Contracts, specifications, briefings, or other technical material.
  • Presentations for delivery at large conferences, seminars, or business meetings.
  • Articles or papers that have been published in a local or national publication.
  • None of the above.
11 I have provided advice and guidance to senior management and customer officials regarding the following issues; either project specific or across a portfolio of projects: Answer to this question is required
  • Procurement methodology
  • Project Scope
  • Deliverables
  • Requirements
  • Milestones
  • Budget
  • Resources
  • Performance measures
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following best describes your experience communicating orally with leadership in other regions, other agencies, and stakeholders? Answer to this question is required
  • I speak to public groups, communicate and work one-on-one with regions, other agencies and stakeholders, and give presentations to agency leadership about subjects that have a budgetary impact.
  • I speak for my organization in various settings, discussing organizational issues with regional managers and associates in regions, other agencies and stakeholders including training or seminar setting or verbally advise groups of supervisors and managers about topics that affect budget issues.
  • I speak with regions and verbally advise managers, one-on-one, about cost analysis and budgets that affect management actions/decisions.
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you a current General Services Administration associate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 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.
    1.2 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
    1.1 Do you have a current annual performance rating that is equal to pass or successful?
    • Yes
    • No
    1.2 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.
2 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.