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Grade: 12

1 GS-12 Choose one answer that best describes your 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.
YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.
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.
2 For which vessels have you interpreted and applied regulations and laws affecting vessel design, safety, certification, manning, and pollution prevention? Answer to this question is required
  • Offshore supply vessels
  • Commercial vessels
  • Liftboats
  • Freighters
  • Floating facilities
  • Drilling units
  • None of the above
3 On which topics have you interpreted data and regulations to provide technical guidance? Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. passenger vessel safety programs
  • Offshore vessel safety programs
  • Port state control programs
  • Commercial fishing vessel programs
  • Towing vessels
  • None of the above
4 For which vessels systems or processes do you have experience interpreting and applying regulations and laws? Answer to this question is required
  • Vessel design
  • Vessel structure
  • Safety measures
  • Certification
  • Vessel manning
  • Pollution prevention
  • None of the above
5 For which vessels do you possess a marine inspector qualification? Answer to this question is required
  • T-Boats
  • K-Boats
  • Barges
  • Offshore Supply Vessels
  • Deep Draft Tank Ships
  • Freight Ships
  • None of the above
6 Which vessel components have you inspected to ensure safe operating condition and regulatory compliance? Answer to this question is required
  • Propulsion equipment, and control (steering) and auxiliary machinery
  • Special deck equipment such as towlines, terminal gear, and anchor gear
  • Fire fighting and detection equipment
  • Electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic power generation systems
  • Oil transfer and monitoring systems
  • Vital machinery piping
  • U.S. and International documents and certificates
  • None of the above
7 Which drills have you conducted to evaluate crew competency and performance? Answer to this question is required
  • Fire drills
  • Abandon ship drills
  • Steering drills
  • Security drills
  • None of the above
8 Which vessel components have you examined to ensure safe operating condition and compliance with regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Propulsion equipment, and control and auxiliary machinery
  • Shipboard derricks and cranes
  • Bilge, dewatering and fire pumps and controls
  • Electrical and power generation systems
  • Transfer and monitoring systems
  • Piping systems
  • Bridge and pilothouse navigational equipment
  • Lifesaving equipment
  • Firefighting equipment
  • None of the above
9 Which maritime laws, regulations, or standards do you have experience interpreting and applying? Answer to this question is required
  • Titles 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations
  • Titles 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations
  • Marine Safety Manual
  • Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars
  • Technical standards of vessel classification societies related to inspection
  • Technical standards of vessel classification societies related to vessel design
  • USCG and MARPOL standards related to pollution preventions
  • None of the above
10 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience conducting health and safety inspections/surveys in industrial work sites/facilities (e.g., shipyards, aircraft repair facilities). Answer to this question is required
  • I have led environmental, health and safety inspections in industrial environments.
  • I have independently conducted environmental, health and safety inspections in industrial environments.
  • I have participated as a team member in environmental, health and safety inspections in industrial environments.
  • I have conducted environmental, health and safety inspections in non-industrial environments.
  • I do not have experience conducting health and safety inspections/surveys.
11 For which vessels do you have experience reviewing technical vessel design and construction plans to determine compliance with regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • T-Boats
  • K-Boats
  • Barges
  • Offshore Supply Vessels
  • Deep Draft Tank Ships
  • Freight Ships
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. 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 HR Office. 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? If yes, please provide appropriate documentation in your application package to provide proof of your current or most recent political appointment. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Which of the following responses BEST represents your performance rating? Answer to this question is required
  • I received the highest rating attainable and received a performance award under my organizations performance appraisal system on a performance appraisal received within the past 5 years and it was in a related position.
  • I received the second highest rating attainable and received a performance award under my organizations performance appraisal system within the past 5 years and it was in a related position.
  • I received a performance award under my organizations performance appraisal system on a performance appraisal received within the past 5 years in a related or unrelated position.
  • I do not meet any of the performance rating described above.
3 Which of the following BEST represents your awards history? Awards include sustained superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, meritorious civilian service awards, quality step increases, and other equivalent awards. Letters of commendation and appreciation are NOT creditable. Answer to this question is required
  • I received an award(s), such as those defined above, within the past 5 years for service, accomplishments, or initiatives in a related position.
  • I received an award(s), such as those defined above, more than 5 years ago for service, accomplishments, or initiatives in a related position.
  • I have not received any awards.
4

I am requesting consideration under Executive Order 13473 as a noncompetitive military spouse based on my marriage to an active duty military member and/or disability or death of my military spouse resulting from active duty service.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Date of marriage to military spouse:
  • No