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Band: K

Band K Qualifications
1

Do you have one year of specialized experience at the SV-J (or GS-14) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector, formulating, executing and facilitating a federal budget and performing financial analysis; developing and managing metrics to assess program effectiveness, in alignment with program spending plan and; developing and maintaining a variety of budget execution reports for dissemination to OMB and Congress.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Module B: Financial and Accounting, laws regulations and principles
2 Guiding the review, interpretation, and application of congressional and applicable organizational budget and program guidance, policy, and resources to determine the impact on a program’s financial and functional operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
3 Select the statement that best describes your budget execution experience, including providing guidance to program managers on policies, procedures, and financial systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
4 Assessing the impact of new or proposed legislation and directives on operations and managerial programs to make recommendations for changes. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
5 Do you have experience preparing detailed budget execution analyses and estimates of funding needs for annual/multi-year budgets? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
6 Do you have experience monitoring budgetary expenditures to ensure they are within the organization's available funding? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
7 Select the statement that best describes your experience with identifying budgetary and programmatic problems, and participating in the financial analysis process to develop recommendations and alternative solutions to resolve those problems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
8 Applying knowledge of budgetary concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations which govern justification, application, and allocation of appropriated funds, to evaluate program resource requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
9 Interpreting and applying congressional legislation and fiscal guidance to advise leadership on the appropriate sources, types, and procedures for requesting, obtaining, and using funds. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
Module C: Program Management
10 Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of programs consistent with operating needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
11 Preparing and presenting budget execution briefings to senior officials. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
12 Briefing stakeholders on project/program status. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
13 Do you have experience preparing detailed budget execution analyses and estimates of funding needs for annual/multi-year budgets? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task.
  • I have performed this task, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
Module C: Human Capital Management
14 Building and managing a workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have some experience performing this task/competency, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task/competency and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
15 Identifying and addressing developmental needs of subordinates (e.g., by facilitating training, coaching, or providing feedback). Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have some experience performing this task/competency, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task/competency and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.
16 Completing administrative duties regarding personnel actions for direct reports (e.g., performance appraisal, recommending rewards, counseling, and disciplining). Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have some experience performing this task/competency, either in training or on the job under close supervision.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have extensive experience in this task/competency and am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
  • I have supervised or overseen others who perform this task/competency.

Band: All Grades

Instructions
Please answer all of the questions listed below. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment. Remember that your experience is subject to verification.
Your responses to these statements will be scored and the score you receive will be used as a measure of the degree to which your background matches the qualifications and competencies required for this job.
In responding to these questions, you should carefully consider each of these statements and choose the response that best matches your experience level. Your resume must support your self-ratings.
Please read response options carefully as response options may have changed.
PLEASE NOTE: Your self-ratings will be reviewed. If, after reviewing your resume and any supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your category placement may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.
Certification
1 Do you certify that, to the best of your knowledge and belief, ALL of the information you will provide on this application is true, accurate and complete? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No