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Vacancy Details

Band: J

No questions specified.

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
2

Do you have one year of specialized experience at the SV-I or GS-13 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector?

Such Specialized Experience defined as:

  • Applying Acquisition Management Instruction, and Acquisition Decision Event (ADE) policies, processes, procedures, principles, concepts, directives, and practices as they relate to various programs/projects.
  • Providing technical consultative advice, guidance, and instructions to acquisition program managers to improve acquisition program processes, procedures, and documentation.
  • Drafting written communications to develop briefings, program/project plans, and reports to inform management on program/project operations.
Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Do you Possess a current DHS FAC-P/PM Mid-Level Certification or a current Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4

Analyzing technical requirements for programs and projects to ensure appropriate application of principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies are administered.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Leading teams in administering policies, directives, and regulations, including ongoing regulations and new or emerging directives, applicable to assigned program areas.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Understanding of how to implement the policies, directives and regulations in an agency’s program/project operations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Educating personnel at all levels of management where written products are developed for audiences with varying levels of understanding and experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Troubleshooting, diagnosing, analyzing, and identifying root causes of problems associated with programs/projects.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Leads, organizes and directs documents team study work to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Identifying proposals that involves substantial resources, requiring extensive changes in established procedures, or may be in conflict with the current path of a program/project.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Interpreting and processing qualitative and/or quantitative analytics for assessments and improvements of program effectiveness, and risk/issues management.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Serving as a subject matter point of contact on advanced laws, regulations, policies and precedents in assigned program areas and projects.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Administering principles and practices of budget administration and analysis to prepare funding requests and budget justifications to support program operations.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Explaining program/project concepts and technical requirements to staff and stakeholders.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Documenting the analytical techniques and evaluation criteria for the measurement and level of improvement of program/project effectiveness and productivity.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Coordinating with other parts of the organization to accomplish goals, monitor and evaluate the process and outcomes of operational plans.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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

Anticipating emerging risks, potential threats and opportunities that disrupts operational programs/project.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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.
18

Developing and delivering factual and convincing oral communications presentations to audiences with varying levels of understanding and experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have had no training or experience in performing this competency.
  • I have had 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.