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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: 14
* 1.GS-14 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 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.Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5)years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please list the title, agency and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to provide proof to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected.

       Maximum length of 8000 characters.
  2. No


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


* 4.Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 5.Do you have extensive knowledge of hydrogen and fuel cell technology safety such as quantitative risk assessment and material compatibility?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Where on your resume is this experience shown (title and dates)?

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 6.Knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy laws, regulations and policies. (Check all that apply)
  1. Energy Policy Act of 1992
  2. National Energy Conservation Policy Act.
  3. Energy Policy Conservation and Production Act
  4. Title IV, Part B of the Energy Conservation and Production Act.
  5. Energy Security Act.
  6. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
  7. Energy Policy Act of 2005
  8. None of the above


* 7.Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 8.Do you have expert experience in planning, analyzing and evaluating projects related to hydrogen and fuel cell safety, codes, and standards?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Where on your resume is this experience shown (title and dates)?

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 9.This position is responsible for working with individuals from a variety of organizations to achieve mission-critical objectives. Please select the following types of skill and experience you have performed as a regular part of your job. (Check all that apply)
  1. Self-starter with an inclination toward goal-oriented action.
  2. Regular interaction with others to ensure they are on track for meeting established targets.
  3. Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  4. Critical thinking and organizational problem-solving abilities.
  5. Knowledge of a wide range of project management and planning processes and techniques in order to implement project goals, priorities, and schedules.
  6. A high degree of analytical ability in order to assess and recommend improvements in project effectiveness.
  7. Ability to perform data analysis and project planning, implementation, and evaluation to accelerate the deployment of major mission-oriented projects.
  8. None of the above.


* 10.Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 11.Please indicate which of the following types of communication duties you have performed as a regular part of a job:(Check all that apply)
  1. Served as a spokesperson for a Program’s activities at an international conference.
  2. Facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  3. Prepared written reports on program/project status.
  4. Presented, defended, and/or negotiated specific mission goals and needs.
  5. Briefed management on organizational issues or similar topics.
  6. Defended recommendations on controversial issues.
  7. None of the above.


* 12.Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 13.Do you have experience or knowledge in developing, implementing, and/or managing any of the following: (Check all that apply)
  1. Hydrogen safety projects
  2. Intergovernmental activities
  3. External stakeholder engagement
  4. None of the above.


* 14.Do you have knowledge of hydrogen and fuel domestic and international safety, codes and standards activities?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Where on your resume is this experience shown (title and dates)?

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 15.Have you worked to harmonize codes and standards between code or standard developing organizations?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Where on your resume is this experience shown (title and dates)?

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 16.Do you have knowledge of and experience in hydrogen and fuel cell safety, codes and standards related to any of the following (Check all that apply):
  1. NFPA, such as NFPA-2
  2. SAE, such as SAE J2579, J2601, and J2719
  3. ISO and CSA, such as CSA HPIT-1
  4. None of the above.


* 17.Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 18.Ability to prepare information, develop presentations and positions papers. Check all of the statements that apply to your experience.
  1. Write clearly, logically, and persuasively for varied audiences.
  2. Develop highly polished presentations and briefing papers for management or outside audiences.
  3. Draft and review correspondence to the public.
  4. Research and prepare statements outlining the Program’s views for distribution outside the organization.
  5. Obtain consensus and manage group dynamics with a variety of stakeholders with a variety of viewpoints.
  6. Obtain information from outside the organization for management’s use in decision making or policy development.
  7. Research and gather information from a variety of sources to recommend changes to other actions and prepare briefing papers for management’s use.
  8. None of the above.


* 19.Where does this specific experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates, years of experience, and agency/company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.