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Grade: 12
1.GS-12 You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience.
  1. I do not meet or exceed the 1 year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level in the federal service that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position as described in the duties and responsibilities section of this vacancy announcement.


Grade: 13
1.GS-13 You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience.
  1. I do not meet or exceed the 1 year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-12 level in the federal service that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position as described in the duties and responsibilities section of this vacancy announcement.


Grade: All Grades
1.Are you a career or career conditional employee with DOE? If the answer is yes, please be sure to fax a copy of the Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50s that supports your status to the fax number listed in this vacancy announcement before 11:00 p.m. EST on the closing date of this announcement.
  1. Yes
  2. No


2.I have read this vacancy announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required. I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received by the Human Resources Office by 11:59pm on the closing date of this announcement.
  1. Yes
  2. No


3.Please mark the appropriate selection below that indicates your level of knowledge of regulations and guidance associated with financial assistance(please mark each that applies):
  1. I am familiar with 2 CFR 215.
  2. I am familiar with OMB Circulars associated with grants management
  3. I am not familiar with federal government-wide grants management regulations or guidance.


4.Please identify where in your job experience you demonstrate experience applying the regulations and/or circulars – OMB Circulars must be identified by number in the job description. Statements that simply state that an applicant has knowledge of an OMB Circular without a description of how the information in the circular or regulation was used in the performance of a job will be considered only at a rudimentary level.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


5.Please mark the appropriate selection to indicate your experience preparing, reviewing, processing, signing, or publishing Funding Opportunity Announcements (select the one that best reflects your recent experience).
  1. I have performed the described tasks for at least three announcements for discretionary grant programs in the last twelve months.
  2. I have performed the described tasks for at least two announcements for discretionary grant programs in the last twelve months.
  3. I have performed the described tasks for at least one announcements for discretionary grant programs in the last twelve months.
  4. I have not performed the described tasks.


6.Please mark the appropriate selection to indicate your experience processing and reviewing applications for grants or and cooperative agreement(select the one that best reflects your recent experience):
  1. I have reviewed and processed at least 100 grant and cooperative agreement applications for discretionary grant programs in the last twelve months.
  2. I have reviewed and processed at least 75 grant and cooperative agreement applications for discretionary grant programs in the last twelve months.
  3. I have reviewed and processed at least 50 grant and cooperative agreement applications for discretionary grant programs in the last twelve months.
  4. None of the above.


7.Has your experience included managing conflicting priorities between day to day operational tasks and other assigned responsibilities (i.e. intra-agency project, resolving issues impacting office procedures, establishing policy, generating a report, etc.)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


8.Please identify where in your job experience you demonstrate experience managing conflicting priorities which include operational work and other assigned responsibilities (i.e. intra-agency project, resolving issues impacting office procedures, establishing policy, generating a report). Statements that simply state that an applicant has performed both these types of duties simultaneously without a description of the other assigned responsibility and the operational task will be considered only at a rudimentary level
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


9.Within the last three years, have you or are you currently authorized by your agency to sign grants and cooperative agreements Please mark the appropriate selection (mark all that apply):
  1. Yes, I signed a grant within the last twelve months
  2. Yes, I signed a grant within the last 36 months
  3. I signed a grant more than 36 months ago
  4. I am authorized to sign a grant but have not performed the duty
  5. I have never signed a grant


10.Please identify where in your resume this experience was obtained.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.