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Vacancy Questions Preview

Vacancy Questions Preview

Grade: All Grades
* 1.How do you wish to be considered?
  1. Delegated Examining Procedures - open to All Qualified U.S. Citizens.
  2. Career Transition Assistance Plan and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - open to displaced federal employees who have received a RIF notice or certificate of separation from the federal service.


* 2.Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level or the next lowest pay band in the Federal service? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have experience maintaining an electronic calendar?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 5.Do you have experience making domestic and international travel arrangements, preparing domestic and international travel orders and travel vouchers?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 7.Select the responses(s) that describe your experience in making travel arrangements for senior staff.
  1. Prepared domestic travel authorizations (forms and approvals).
  2. Prepared travel vouchers for domestic travel.
  3. Arranged domestic travel reservations (flight, hotel, transportation) and itinerary.
  4. Prepared international travel authorizations (forms and approvals).
  5. Prepared travel vouchers for international travel.
  6. Arranged international travel reservations (flight, hotel, transportation) and itinerary.
  7. Prepared travel vouchers for local travel.
  8. Reviewed travel vouchers for accuracy, completeness, and resolved errors in travel vouchers.
  9. None of the above.


* 8.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.Do you have experience in preparing and maintaining Time and Attendance records?
  1. I do not have experience with a non-Federal time and attendance system.
  2. I have performed these tasks on the job in the past but I am not currently performing these tasks.
  3. I perform these tasks as a regular part of my job.
  4. I perform these tasks as a regular part of my job and I am considered fully proficient in performing these tasks. I am normally the person who is consulted by other staff to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 10.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 11.Describe your experience coordinating and advising managers on performance plans, performance awards processing, and documenting the results.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 12.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 13.Do you have experience working in an Office Director or above level of an organization that demanded working with minimal supervision, taking initiative, and constant juggling of priorities?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 15.Do you have experience answering, screening, directing telephone calls and answering routine questions relating to the general work of the office?
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 16.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 17.Have you maintained a filing system using proper records management procedures?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 19.Please check each of the following that describes your experience following administrative procedures and maintaining records (Choose all that apply)
  1. I have academic or professional experience maintaining and monitoring inventories of office supplies.
  2. I have academic or professional experience maintaining timekeeper records of staff attendance.
  3. I have academic or professional experience managing an organization's maintenance requests.
  4. I do not have experience in any of the areas listed above.


* 20.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 21.I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov