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Vacancy Details

Grade: 12

1 GS-12 - Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position: Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement
  • My experience does not match the choice above.

Grade: All Grades

YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
1 Do you hold or have held a U.S. Merchant Mariner credential in the grade of 2nd Assistant Engineer, Unlimited or Chief Engineer Limited or DDE Unlimited or higher or the equivalent military experience as a qualified Engineer of the Watch (EOW) on vessels of at least 2000HP? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Which response best describes your highest level of experience ensuring training and certification programs comply with Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
3 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience determining the effectiveness of examinations in conjunction with maritime academies/institutions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 Have you developed merchant mariner assessment and training programs? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Have you served as an instructor conducting Coast Guard approved training courses for shipboard personnel on merchant vessels? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Which tasks have you performed to assess the knowledge of candidates for Merchant Mariner Engineering credentials? Answer to this question is required
  • Developed written examinations
  • Developed checklists to evaluate candidates
  • Created guidelines for the evaluation of candidates
  • Administered written examinations
  • Conducted practical performance evaluations
  • None of the above
7 Which marine vessel systems have you operated, maintained, or repaired? Answer to this question is required
  • Steam propulsion plants
  • Steam turbine electric generators
  • Auxiliary steam systems
  • Low speed diesel propulsion plant
  • Medium speed diesel electric generators
  • Auxiliary boiler systems
  • Heavy fuel oil centrifuges
  • Salt water distillation plants
  • None of the above
8 Which response best describes your highest level of experience with records management or database applications? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience providing technical advice on the interpretation of maritime transportation regulations and policies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 Which response best describes your highest level of experience with marine shipboard auxiliary machinery, equipment and systems? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience with marine shipboard auxiliary machinery, equipment and systems.
  • I have completed education or training related to marine shipboard auxiliary machinery, equipment and systems, but have not applied this knowledge in my work.
  • I have operated, maintained, removed, rebuilt, and installed of land-based auxiliary equipment and systems.
  • I have operated, and performed maintenance on marine auxiliary equipment and systems.
  • I have operated, and performed maintenance on multiple marine auxiliary equipment and systems.
11 Which shipboard mechanical engineering equipment/systems have you maintained? Answer to this question is required
  • Marine propulsion equipment and systems
  • Maneuvering thrusters
  • Generator prime movers
  • Shipboard equipment control and monitoring systems
  • None of the above
12 Select the activities you have performed related to creating and/or updating curriculum materials. Answer to this question is required
  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Production
  • None of the above
13 From the following list of skills associated with the analysis, design, development, and production of curriculum materials, please identify those that you have applied at work: Answer to this question is required
  • Course outlines
  • Guidelines
  • Lesson plans
  • Tests
  • Group exercises
  • Case studies
  • Handouts
  • Desk top published text
  • None of the above
14 Which tasks have you performed to improve mariner training for certifications or examinations? Answer to this question is required
  • Revised training subject material
  • Development of examination
  • Administration of examinations
  • Developed simulations
  • Implemented computer-based distant learning presentations
  • Revised training policies
  • None of the above
15 Which tasks have you performed to develop/modify marine engineering training courses? Answer to this question is required
  • Developed practical skill assessments
  • Created written examinations
  • Updated existing courses with new/changing technical information
  • Referenced technical guidelines to assess the qualifications of marine engineers
  • None of the above