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Band: I

I Band Qualifications
1

Do you have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector? Such experience includes working knowledge of metric theory and philosophy building advanced objects (metrics, filters, derived elements, custom groups) to develop complex analytical reports using business intelligence tool (e.g. MicroStrategy); analyzing new or proposed policy to determine impact on program operations and management; reviewing program data to ask questions, make decisions and develop strategies to improve program performance; and performing manual and automated testing, analyzing and recording related results?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2

Applying metric theories to design models for improved organization performance.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with 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.
3

Analyze and interpret data that identifies critical gaps or limited reliability.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with 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.
4

Conducting qualitative analyses to evaluate effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of complex projects/programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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.
5

Using data to provide guidance to management to support the alignment of program operations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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.
6

Applying an evaluation methodology, including metrics, fact-finding, and investigative techniques, to drive change/improvement of business processes and best practices.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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 I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
7

Analyzing quantitative and qualitative information to identify problems, inconsistencies, trends, and opportunities for efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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 I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
8 Assessing the immediate and long-range effect of proposed policy or procedural changes to operational programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have education or training in this task/competency, but have limited on-the-job experience.
  • I routinely perform this task/competency as part of my job with regular assistance from others.
  • I routinely perform this task/competency as part of my job without assistance from others.
9 Analyzing data (earned value management analysis, performance metrics, estimate-to-completion projections) to assist in monitoring program progress. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
10 Establishing quality assurance processes to ensure the accuracy of information and work products. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
11 Determining project/program costs and resource requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
12 Applying knowledge of principles, methods and tools for developing and implementing program measures and metrics. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
13 Conducting analyses of wide-ranging issues that impact the transportation security programs and/or procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
14 Recommending changes to policies and/or procedures to improve transportation security programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
15

Managing data analysis to collect information to determine the validity and application of various types of data; applying different strategies for acquiring data; analyzing information and making reasonable inferences or drawing well-supported conclusions.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
16

Developing succinct reports, charts and providing well written and concise analysis; based on information gathered.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.

Band: J

J Band Qualifications
1

Do you have one year of specialized experience at the SV-I Pay Band or GS-13 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector? Such experience includes working knowledge of metric theory and philosophy building advanced objects (metrics, filters, derived elements, custom groups) to develop complex analytical reports using business intelligence tool (e.g. MicroStrategy); analyzing new or proposed policy to determine impact on program operations and management; reviewing program data to ask questions, make decisions and develop strategies to improve program performance; and performing manual and automated testing, analyzing and recording related results?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2

Applying metric theories to design models for improved organization performance.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with 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.
3

Analyze and interpret data that identifies critical gaps or limited reliability.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with 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.
4

Conducting qualitative analyses to evaluate effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of complex projects/programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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.
5

Using data to provide guidance to management to support the alignment of program operations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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.
6

Applying an evaluation methodology, including metrics, fact-finding, and investigative techniques, to drive change/improvement of business processes and best practices.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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 I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
7

Analyzing quantitative and qualitative information to identify problems, inconsistencies, trends, and opportunities for efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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 I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this task/competency.
8 Assessing the immediate and long-range effect of proposed policy or procedural changes to operational programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have education or training in this task/competency, but have limited on-the-job experience.
  • I routinely perform this task/competency as part of my job with regular assistance from others.
  • I routinely perform this task/competency as part of my job without assistance from others.
9 Providing guidance in solving problems that occur in planning and developing performance criteria. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience with this task/competency.
  • I have performed 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.
10 Analyzing data (earned value management analysis, performance metrics, estimate-to-completion projections) to assist in monitoring program progress. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
11 Establishing quality assurance processes to ensure the accuracy of information and work products. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
12 Determining project/program costs and resource requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
13 Applying knowledge of principles, methods and tools for developing and implementing program measures and metrics. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
14 Conducting analyses of wide-ranging issues that impact the transportation security programs and/or procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
15 Recommending changes to policies and/or procedures to improve transportation security programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task/competency and/or I have trained others so they can perform this task/competency or others normally consult me as an expert for assistance in performing this task/competency.
16

Managing data analysis to collect information to determine the validity and application of various types of data; applying different strategies for acquiring data; analyzing information and making reasonable inferences or drawing well-supported conclusions.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
17

Developing succinct reports, charts and providing well written and concise analysis; based on information gathered.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no education, training or experience in performing this task/competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this task/competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.

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