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Grade: 12

1 GS-12 Choose the one answer that best describes your experience as it relates to this Administrative Officer position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level as described in the “Qualifications and Evaluations” section of the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.

Grade: 13

1 GS-13 Choose the one answer that best describes your experience as it relates to this Administrative Officer position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level as described in the “Qualifications and Evaluations” section of the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described.

Grade: All Grades

1 Please be aware that this vacancy announcement is only open to United States Citizens. Are you a United States Citizen? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 4 choices-Develop, implement, maintain and document internal control policies and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have limited experience performing this task.
  • I regularly perform this task as part of my job.
  • I am regularly consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
3 Responsible for the development and application of financial management control processes and internal control testing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 Utilize property management knowledge to perform a wide variety of acquisition, accountability, utilization and disposal duties including identification of accountable property, establishment of property records, reconciliation of certified inventories, property adjustments, and disposal actions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
5 Experience working with Microsoft Excel and Access software applications to edit, manipulate, query, and quality-assure complex databases. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience analyzing requirements for space needs, including changes in the amount and configuration of space and changes in type of service received? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this function, but have not yet performed in on the job.
  • I have performed this task under the direction of someone more experienced.
  • I have performed this task independently in jobs that I have held.
  • I have extensive experience analyzing requirements for space needs, including changes in the amount and configuration of space and changes in type of service received. I have carried out these functions successfully and my work has resulted in improvements in real property management on behalf of my organization.
7 Apply knowledge of leasing programs authorities, space management and utilization concepts, and facilities operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 4 choices-Simplify administrative processes where possible to minimize employee time spent on non-mission activities ensuring that employees have the resources they need when they need them. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have limited experience performing this task.
  • I regularly perform this task as part of my job.
  • I am regularly consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 4 choices-Conduct studies of organizational elements and work to identify problems and improve resource utilization, administrative support, and managerial effectiveness. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have limited experience performing this task.
  • I regularly perform this task as part of my job.
  • I am regularly consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 4 choices-Provide advice and possible solutions for dealing with administrative problems in the most effective manner to maintain employee morale, achieve the best utilization of facilities and equipment, and to reduce costs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have limited experience performing this task.
  • I regularly perform this task as part of my job.
  • I am regularly consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
11 Develop evacuation, emergency, and/or continuity of operations plans and conduct related training and exercises for compliance with Federal, State, local, and organizational program regulations and requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Assist in the continuous performance of an organization`s essential functions/operations during an emergency. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 Serve as a member of a safety and occupational health work group. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had completed formal education or training in this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have been a collateral duty/part time safety & occupational health specialist for my organization.
  • I have been an active member of an organization's safety and occupational health work group.
  • I have served as the primary leader of a safety and occupational health work group as a regular part of a job.
14 Manage a safety and occupational health program; apply associated laws, regulations, principles, and procedures to resolve or advise on technical matters; and develop internal standards and policies when necessary. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing these tasks.
  • I have limited experience performing one or more of these tasks.
  • I regularly perform one or more of these tasks as part of my job.
  • I am regularly consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing one or more of these tasks.
15 Inspect or survey workplaces and processes for safety compliance; and design or modify workplaces, products, and processes to control/eliminate hazards. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing these tasks.
  • I have limited experience performing one or more of these tasks.
  • I regularly perform one or more of these tasks as part of my job.
  • I am regularly consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing one or more of these tasks.
16 Serve as a Contracting Officers Representative for general facilities or IT services related contracts responsible for preparing statement of work, simplified acquisition, and contract specifications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
17 Advise personnel on travel requirements/procedures/complexities related to temporary duty travel, enter travel reservations into an automated system, and review travel authorizations and vouchers. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
18 Check all that apply. I have functional knowledge of data base administration to include experience working with the following: Answer to this question is required
  • User Profile Maintenance
  • User Assistance
  • Report Generation
  • Maintain Functional requirements
  • None of the above
19 Review narrative text and/or legal evaluations for consistency to identify deficiencies or weaknesses in the information provided or the support given for evaluations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
20 How did you find out about this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • USGS Online Automated Recruitment System (OARS)
  • Email notice from OARS or the USGS Email Notifier
  • Friend or relative
  • Job Fair
  • Newspaper or magazine advertisement
  • OPM USAJOBS website
  • Placement Office - State, Federal or College
  • LatPro.com internet job site
  • GoldSea.com internet job site
  • The Black EOE Journal
  • Other commercial internet job site
  • Other
21 I certify, to the best of my knowledge that all the information in my application is true, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education. I understand that providing false or fraudulent information may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also certify that I have read the entire vacancy announcement; that I have reviewed my answers to the eligibility questions for accuracy; and that I understand what supporting documentation, if any, is required for submission and when it’s due. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No