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Grade: 09

1 GS-9 Choose the answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position are: engaging in ongoing analysis of business processes to continually identify and recommend solutions to problems; and have established organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and have knowledge of administrative management and support.
  • I possess a master`s or equivalent graduate degree.
  • I possess 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
  • I possess a combination of post high school education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not possess the experience described above.
2 Do you have experience performing management planning, meeting planning, and coordinating and organizing schedules and activities while working directly for a senior agency official? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience using discretion and maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive or controversial issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience researching and/or analyzing administrative problems and developing recommendations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Have you managed the schedule of meetings, events, and other obligations for a senior executive with multiple, changing, and often conflicting demands? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the response that best describes your experience facilitating the efficient and effective operations of an office. Answer to this question is required
  • I independently plan, coordinate, and establish administrative procedures, develop work tracking systems and processes to monitor and ensure that action items, correspondence, and office deadlines are consistently met.
  • I have experience that involves use of a tracking system device to assist management and other staff in the coordination and performance of special projects.
  • I have experience training other personnel in administrative processes and procedures and collaborating with others to accomplish work-related activities.
  • I have experience following up on requests or actions.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
7 Which of the following answers best represent your experience in oral communication to convey information to others such as program analysts, managers, scientists, or the public? Answer to this question is required
  • I have made persuasive oral arguments to other individuals and successfully changed their viewpoints.
  • I debated with classmates on subjects within my field of study.
  • I communicated with individuals within my field of study while conducting a research project or preparing an academic report.
  • I held an official post or was an elected officer for a professional organization, society, or association where I was responsible for communicating with members or external audiences.
  • I answered questions from students while I was a teaching assistant for a specific undergraduate course.
  • I presented lectures while I was a teaching assistant for a specific undergraduate course.
  • I presented an oral defense for a graduate degree program.
  • I made formal presentations to academic peers and instructors where I answered questions on the results of my research.
  • I answered questions from customers in non-scientific settings (such as during work in retail).
  • I represented an organization, club, or committee at a public event, such as a workshop or fundraising event, where I presented information and answered questions.
  • I do not have this kind of experience.
8 Which of the following statements accurately describes your skill in written communication to prepare documents for distribution or provide information about programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience composing emails in a professional setting.
  • I have experience composing memos and other correspondence in a professional setting.
  • I have reviewed business-related reports or documents of others for accuracy, completeness, and conciseness.
  • I have reviewed my own non-business-related reports or academic-related papers for accuracy, completeness, and conciseness.
  • I have reviewed my own business-related reports or technical papers for accuracy, completeness, and conciseness.
  • With the assistance of others, I have written articles for publication in popular press or academic venues.
  • I have written articles independently for publication in popular press or academic venues.
  • None of the above.
9 Indicate your experience, collecting, organizing, and analyzing quantitative or qualitative data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have created instructions for a data collection exercise.
  • I have obtained, compiled, and summarized narrative information and quantitative data from multiple sources.
  • I have analyzed data to identify anomalies and trends.
  • I have analyzed data to assess program or project effectiveness.
  • I have prepared policy recommendations based on my analysis of data.
  • None of the above.
10 Which of the following best reflects your work experience developing program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have limited experience with the use of program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress.
  • I am proficient in the use of private sector program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress.
  • I am proficient in the use of Federal agency program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress.
  • I have significant experience developing agency performance metrics under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).

Grade: 11

1 GS-11 Choose the answer that best describes your experience: Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience for this position are: Conduct research and analysis on various subjects; and provide administrative and logistical support for management and business activities of the division; and Identifies and implements technology solutions to improve efficiencies; and Conduct periodic studies and reviews to evaluate internal policies and operating procedures.
  • I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. OR an LL.M., if related.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education beyond the first 2 years of progressively higher graduate study and appropriate specialized experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position, if related.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described.
2 Do you have experience performing management planning, meeting planning, and coordinating and organizing schedules and activities while working directly for a senior agency official? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have experience using discretion and maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive or controversial issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience researching and/or analyzing administrative problems and developing recommendations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Have you managed the schedule of meetings, events, and other obligations for a senior executive with multiple, changing, and often conflicting demands? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select the response that best describes your experience facilitating the efficient and effective operations of an office. Answer to this question is required
  • I independently plan, coordinate, and establish administrative procedures, develop work tracking systems and processes to monitor and ensure that action items, correspondence, and office deadlines are consistently met.
  • I have experience that involves use of a tracking system device to assist management and other staff in the coordination and performance of special projects.
  • I have experience training other personnel in administrative processes and procedures and collaborating with others to accomplish work-related activities.
  • I have experience following up on requests or actions.
  • I do not have this type of experience.
7 Which of the following answers best represent your experience in oral communication to convey information to others such as program analysts, managers, scientists, or the public? Answer to this question is required
  • I have made persuasive oral arguments to other individuals and successfully changed their viewpoints.
  • I debated with classmates on subjects within my field of study.
  • I communicated with individuals within my field of study while conducting a research project or preparing an academic report.
  • I held an official post or was an elected officer for a professional organization, society, or association where I was responsible for communicating with members or external audiences.
  • I answered questions from students while I was a teaching assistant for a specific undergraduate course.
  • I presented lectures while I was a teaching assistant for a specific undergraduate course.
  • I presented an oral defense for a graduate degree program.
  • I made formal presentations to academic peers and instructors where I answered questions on the results of my research.
  • I answered questions from customers in non-scientific settings (such as during work in retail).
  • I represented an organization, club, or committee at a public event, such as a workshop or fundraising event, where I presented information and answered questions.
  • I do not have this kind of experience.
8 Which of the following statements accurately describes your skill in written communication to prepare documents for distribution or provide information about programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience composing emails in a professional setting.
  • I have experience composing memos and other correspondence in a professional setting.
  • I have reviewed business-related reports or documents of others for accuracy, completeness, and conciseness.
  • I have reviewed my own non-business-related reports or academic-related papers for accuracy, completeness, and conciseness.
  • I have reviewed my own business-related reports or technical papers for accuracy, completeness, and conciseness.
  • With the assistance of others, I have written articles for publication in popular press or academic venues.
  • I have written articles independently for publication in popular press or academic venues.
  • None of the above.
9 Indicate your experience, collecting, organizing, and analyzing quantitative or qualitative data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have created instructions for a data collection exercise.
  • I have obtained, compiled, and summarized narrative information and quantitative data from multiple sources.
  • I have analyzed data to identify anomalies and trends.
  • I have analyzed data to assess program or project effectiveness.
  • I have prepared policy recommendations based on my analysis of data.
  • None of the above.
10 Which of the following best reflects your work experience developing program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have limited experience with the use of program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress.
  • I am proficient in the use of private sector program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress.
  • I am proficient in the use of Federal agency program metrics, performance measures, and other objective measures of program progress.
  • I have significant experience developing agency performance metrics under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).

Grade: All Grades

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