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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated and or verified through reference checks. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001). Answer to this question is required
  • I have read and understand this information and attest that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true and complete.
  • I have read and understand this information and do not wish to continue the application process.
2 Ability to supervise and lead a diverse specialized and technical staff ** 

Led, supervised and managed a diverse and specialized conservation professional and technical staff and in so doing, performed the following: 1) interviewed, hired, and promoted employees; 2) planned, assigned, and reviewed work of direct reports; 3) identified and recommended training and professional development; 4) approved and disapproved leave requests, 5) provided advice and counsel to staff related to work and administrative matters; 6) communicated performance expectations to staff and conducted periodic performance evaluations; 7) addressed performance and disciplinary issues; 8) identified methods to improve staff productivity; and 9) created and embraced an environment fostering diversity, integrity, and innovation.
Answer to this question is required
  • Exercised supervisory administrative and personnel management responsibilities at the program level and independently performed ALL of the above.
  • Exercised supervisory administrative and personnel management responsibilities at the program or project level and independently performed SEVEN (7) OR EIGHT (8) of the above, including items 1, 2, and 3.
  • Exercised supervisory or team lead responsibilities at the program or project level and independently and performed FIVE (5) OR SIX (6) of the above.
  • None of the Above
3 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Knowledge and application of the principles, concepts, and techniques of preservation and conservation **

Applied professional knowledge of conservation principles, concepts and techniques to manage preservation functions and carry out conservation and/or preservation programs.


Answer to this question is required
  • Applied extensive knowledge of the broad and specialized principles, concepts and techniques of conservation and preservation to one or more complex and cross-disciplinary preservation functions and/or programs.
  • Applied knowledge of the broad or specialized principles, concepts and techniques of conservation and/or preservation to complex functions and/or programs.
  • Applied knowledge of the general principles, concepts and techniques of conservation or preservation to routine functions and/or programs.
  • None of the Above
5 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Ability to communicate in writing.

Prepared clear, accurate, well-organized, and understandable written products about research, management or preservation activities for diverse audiences. Documents included: 1) policies and procedures, 2) research articles and proposals, 3) planning documents, 4) technical or survey reports, 5) grant proposals, 6) memoranda, 7) external correspondence, 8) performance plans and evaluations, 9) briefings/speeches/presentations, and 10) annual reports.
Answer to this question is required
  • As a job responsibility, wrote AT LEAST SEVEN (7) of the above documents.
  • As a job responsibility, wrote FIVE (5) or SIX (6) of the above documents.
  • As a job responsibility, wrote FOUR (4) of the above documents.
  • None of the Above
7 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to analyze, organize, plan, and execute preservation and conservation programs and projects.

Analyzed and organized preservation and/or conservation information to develop, plan, implement, execute, and evaluate a range of preservation and conservation programs. Identified and resolved issues and problems involved with managing programs, project management, or specific tasks or assignments.
Answer to this question is required
  • Identified, coordinated, analyzed, and synthesized information involving complex, novel technical or highly specialized issues which involved cross-functional requirements to develop strategies, identify problem areas, plan solutions, resolve issues, and carry out services to support preservation and/or conservation programs.
  • Identified, coordinated, analyzed, and synthesized information involving complex, novel, technical issues to identify problem areas, plan solutions or resolve issues and carry out preservation and/or conservation services.
  • Analyzed and synthesized information to identify problems, plan solutions, and carry out services to support preservation and/or conservation programs.
  • None of the Above
9 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Ability to build and maintain professional relationships.

Developed and maintained professional relationships to carry out liaison and consultation activities to provide and share preservation and conservation information to persons inside and outside the organization.
Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and maintained personal contacts to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships, recommended changes to enhance procedures or workflows and explained and presented preservation and conservation information and techniques to groups and individuals with varying levels of understanding or knowledge of preservation and conservation. Contacts included those within and outside the organization, including allied professionals.
  • Developed and maintained personal contacts to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships, recommended changes to enhance procedures or workflows and explained and presented preservation and conservation information to groups and individuals with a similar understanding of preservation and conservation. Contacts included those within and outside the organization, including allied professionals.
  • Developed and maintained personal contacts and cooperative work relationships, recommended changes to enhance procedures or workflows to others, and explained preservation and conservation information to individuals or groups inside the organization.
  • None of the Above
11 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 How did you hear about this job opening? (You may select multiple responses.) Answer to this question is required
  • Congressional Referral
  • Academic Journal
  • Newspaper
  • LATPRO
  • Diversity Jobs
  • HACE
  • USAJOBS
  • Personal Reference
  • Other
13 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters.