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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

1 GS-13: Choose the response that BEST describes your background relevant to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the federal service.
  • My background does not match the description 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 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience working with the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA)? 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 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience working on national or international radio regulatory matters? 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 Do you have experience with functioning as the technical authority on communications policy? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have experience with maritime communications electronic systems equipment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience with maritime communications electronic systems techniques from a practical viewpoint? 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.
7 From the following list, which telecommunication/transport systems have you had experience working on? (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Medium Frequency (MF)
  • High Frequency (HF)
  • Very High Frequency (VHF)
  • Ultra High Frequency (UHF)
  • None of the above

Grade: 14

1 GS-14 From the description below, choose the letter beside the statement that BEST describes your background relevant to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the federal service.
  • My background does not match the description above.
GS-14 Specialized experience includes experience independently managing a telecommunications program; serving as a technical expert in interagency groups for resolving problems in existing telecommunications systems/programs requiring innovative solutions; planning, organizing; developing long-range studies and advising top level management on applying new developments and advances in technology; serving as a top level technical authority on mobile communications systems and equipment.
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 Which response best describes your highest level of experience managing telecommunications systems contracts for voice, data, analog, and digital communication services? 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 From the following list, which telecommunication programs or systems have you managed? (Check all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • A program for the international registration of frequency assignments to the International Telecommunications Union Sector for Radio communications (ITU-R)
  • An emergency Readiness program for the use of the radio spectrum during national emergencies
  • Land-based mobile radio systems
  • Maritime mobile radio systems
  • None of the above
4 I have served as a technical expert or staff manager supporting the following telecommunications functions: Answer to this question is required
  • Maritime mobile radiocommunications systems and equipment
  • Land mobile and/or public safety radiocommunications systems and equipment.
  • Federal interagency groups for resolving problems in existing radiocommunications programs requiring innovative solutions.
  • Radio frequencies for special uses, such as law enforcement public safety interoperability or safety and distress purposes.
  • None of the above.
5 Which response best describes your highest level of experience providing technical advice to others on telecommunication policies, processes and procedures? 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.
6 Please select the best choice that indicates your highest level of experience diagnosing systems problems or equipment failure. 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.
7 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience working with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)? 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.
8

Do you have experience making decisions or recommendations to significantly change, interpret, or develop policies or programs in the telecommunications arena?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have experience with maritime communications electronic systems equipment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience with maritime communications electronic systems techniques from a practical viewpoint? 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.

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

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
    2.1 Date of marriage to military spouse:
  • No
3 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.
4 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.