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Band: I

I/J Band Qualifications (Interdisciplinary) 1515/1801

1

Do you have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector?

Such Specialized Experience defined as:

• Administering operations research concepts and practices; and)
• Collecting data and applying mathematical and statistical disciplines, modeling cost analysis and programming techniques to programs/projects; and)
• Utilizing cost estimating software tools; and)
• Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with customers, information sources and project team members.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2

Do you hold a Degree in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics; at least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus?

 

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Administering Federal Government acquisition policies and procedures.

Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
4

Performing a wide range of methods, theories, concepts and techniques used in operations research studies.

Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
5

Recommending research technics that produce explicit findings and evaluations.

Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
6

Experience managing and defining cost estimate project/program requirements to ensure satisfaction of objectives.

Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
7

Experience using quantitative analysis techniques to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
8

Experience collaborating internally within an organization and externally with field activities, contractors and technical representatives to ensure cost estimates analysis are accurate and on schedule for targeted completion of programs or projects.

Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
9 Conducting special studies of cost-related issues to assess the impact and risk to programs/projects. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
10 Analyzing financial management issues (e.g., cost-effectiveness) related to field operations. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
11 Performing cost sensitivity and cost benefit analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
12 Experience making recommendations to address issues and problems identified during cost estimate analysis of program or projects operations. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
13 Experience analyzing testing program data to evaluate system effectiveness and suitability. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
14 Listening effectively, and clarifying information as needed to intended audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
15 Experience explaining and communicating in-depth technical information. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
16 Creating written communication in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this competency.
17 Delivering oral communication presentations in a clear and convincing manner to intended audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • 1. I have had no education, training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had education and training in performing this competency, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this competency as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review.
  • I have experience in this competency and I am regularly asked to provide assistance, training, or technical guidance on this 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