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Grade: 13
1.GS-13 You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience.
  1. I have one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the next lower grade level as described in the vacancy announcement under the specialized experience requirements.
  2. I do not meet or exceed the 1 year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.This position requires a security clearance. Are you able to obtain or maintain a security clearance?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you have direct, hands-on, programming/implementation experience developing web sites and/or web applications for a public-facing website of substantial size and scope that services three or more of the following audience groups: policy makers, the media, financial markets, educational institutions, the general public?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Have you held a position where your primary responsibility involved the hands-on research, design, development, implementation, and operations of mass-appeal, public-facing websites using Javascript and CSS, and either Cold Fusion or PHP?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Please indicate which of the following elements you have performed, overseen or analyzed as a regular part of your current or previous responsibilities:
  1. Web site information architecture
  2. Web site programming and design standards, policies and procedures
  3. Web site contract support
  4. Usability engineering
  5. Web site content management
  6. Web accessibility compliance
  7. Multi-channel electronic publishing
  8. Web site marketing, outreach and customer service
  9. None of the above


* 7.Do you have experience maintaining a state-of-the-art web dissemination service by researching and implementing new web technologies, product designs, and electronic publishing techniques?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Have you developed, interpreted and applied directives, policies and procedures dealing with information dissemination and web site information architecture, management, outreach and customer service?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.From the list below, please select the statement(s) that describe the communication skills you have used as a regular part of your current or previous responsibilities.
  1. I have made formal presentations and briefings on policies, procedures and requirements to internal audiences.
  2. I have made formal presentations and briefings on policies, procedures and requirements to groups of supervisors or managers.
  3. I have made formal presentations and briefings to managers, supervisors, employees and members of outside groups.
  4. I have drafted policy and procedural materials for dissemination to operating-level components.
  5. I have drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials.
  6. I have interviewed employees, managers or external customers to acquire specific programmatic and technical information or elicit requirements.
  7. I have reviewed reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization or material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  8. I have communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  9. I have composed complex written work such as manuals, systems documentation, management reports or articles.
  10. I have developed and conducted training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  11. I have led groups of internal stakeholders in complex discussions and negotiations.
  12. None of the above.


* 10.Contract Management: Please CHECK ALL THAT APPLY if you have significant job experience as defined by successfully performing the task multiple times over a period of more than 12 months with little or no technical assistance or supervisory guidance in the functional area of web site design, development or management.
  1. Monitored work performed under web-related support service contracts or by consultants for compliance to contract terms and conditions.
  2. Composed statements of work for web-related support service contracts or for consultants.
  3. Reviewed cost proposals for web-related support service contracts or for consultants.
  4. Analyzed contractor invoices for technical accuracy/costs of work for compliance with contract terms and recommended approval or approved associated contractor invoices.
  5. Determined schedule milestones and deliverable(s) for projects with multiple phases performed by web-related support service contractor(s).
  6. Developed performance measures for web-related support service contracts.
  7. Served as a lead in acquiring web-related systems, software, hardware, and/or professional consulting services.
  8. None of the above.


* 11.How did you find out about this job?
  1. EIA Website
  2. DOE Website
  3. DOE or Federal Employee
  4. Electronic Job Boards, such as Monster, Careerbuilder, Craiglist, etc. OR Internet Search Engine, such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc.
  5. USAJOBS.GOV
  6. Newspaper/Magazine
  7. University/College
  8. Professional Association/Society
  9. Professional Conference
  10. Other