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Grade: 12
* 1.[341] Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-12 position.
  1. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  2. I do not meet the one year specialized experience requirement as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.[11042] Select the response that describes your level of knowledge, experience and proficiency in dealing with other employees and managers to provide management advice, implement revised policies and procedures, and explain problems related to financial grants management activities, processes and systems.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task because of my expertise.


* 3.[11043] Select the response that best describes your experience applying qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques to analyze and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of grants management processes and systems.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task because of my expertise.


* 4.[11254] Do you have experience managing grants?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.[10870] Select the statement(s) that demonstrate your experience developing and presenting professional briefings to educate and/or promote transportation or other technical issues.
  1. I have given clear, logical and effective presentations or briefings before technical and non-technical audiences.
  2. I have conducted technical seminars, workshops, or other training activities to increase knowledge and applicability.
  3. I have presented scientific and/or technical papers at meetings, professional conferences, symposiums, etc to promote awareness.
  4. I have presented abstract concepts/findings at interagency science/technical forums and/or national conferences.
  5. I have presented abstract concepts/findings at public meetings, press conferences, or briefings of high-level officials.
  6. None of the above


* 6.[8973] Choose the statement below that best describes your experience with computer operations and their application and the use of personal computers and software to accomplish data acquisition, word processing, spreadsheet analysis, database management and e-mail communications.
  1. Regular and recurring experience with a personal computer and software. Highly skilled in using e-mail, the Internet, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  2. Experience with a personal computer, to include familiarity with e-mail, the Internet, and word processing.
  3. Limited experience with a personal computer, to include familiarity with e-mail, the Internet, and word processing. I require assistance and/or supervision.
  4. None of the above


* 7.[8974] Do you have experience working with and implementing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) highway grants at the state, regional and/or Federal level?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.[44920] Select the written product(s) you have produced as a regular part of a job.
  1. I have written letters/memoranda for senior management.
  2. I have written papers for conferences/symposia.
  3. I have written technical documents.
  4. I have written issue papers or summary reports on organizational, technical, or other data which includes analysis and recommendations.
  5. I have written position papers on controversial issues.
  6. I have written policy statements and guidance.
  7. I have written procedural guidance.
  8. I have written report findings on studies.
  9. I have written guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems.
  10. I have written official regulatory interpretations as the lead project officer.
  11. I have written responses and/or correspondence to congressional inquiries.
  12. I have written exemption or approval documents as the lead project officer.
  13. I have written comprehensive evaluations on exemption or approval applications as the lead project officer.
  14. I have written recommendations for solutions to policy problems.
  15. I have written organizational assessments.
  16. I have written product/process evaluation assessments.
  17. I have written or prepared a summary of the literature in an area.
  18. I have written report findings on research studies that I performed.
  19. I have written environmental documents.
  20. I have written press releases.
  21. I have written material for briefings, meetings, and conferences.
  22. I have written products to explain organizational policies or programs.
  23. I have written program policies, reports, agency-wide guidelines in the specialization or subject matter area of the position, or draft proposed legislation.
  24. I have written or prepared a Statement-of-Work for research studies.
  25. I have written or prepared a work-plan for a research project.
  26. I have written publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  27. None of the above.


* 9.[8437] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) the communication/briefing skills you have used as a regular part of your job.
  1. Develop written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  2. Write clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively for varied audiences.
  3. Draft policy and procedural materials for dissemination to field or operating level components.
  4. Draft reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level official
  5. Communicate organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  6. Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  7. Compose complex correspondence or other written work such as manuals, books, management reports, or articles.
  8. Persuade others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  9. Interview employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  10. Conduct training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  11. Review reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  12. Briefed managers/executives outside of my organization.
  13. None of the above.


* 10.[3519] Select the type(s) of written product(s) you have developed as a regular part of a job.
  1. Summary reports on organizational data which includes analysis and recommendations.
  2. Position papers on controversial issues.
  3. Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new administrative initiatives or systems.
  4. Presentation or briefing materials.
  5. None of the above.


* 11.[39895] From the list below, select all software applications you are proficient with in accomplishing day-to-day office functions (proficient means you understand and utilize a major part of the software`s functionality/capabilities).
  1. Microsoft Word or word processing software
  2. Microsoft Excel or spreadsheet software
  3. Microsoft Access or other database software
  4. Internet Explorer or other internet browsing software
  5. Microsoft PowerPoint or other presentation software
  6. Project Management software
  7. Database Management software
  8. Query Systems/software
  9. Email (Exchange, Outlook, etc.)
  10. Gov-trip
  11. None of the above


* 12.[52207] Select the statement(s) that accurately reflect your experience coordinating highway safety programs with supporting national, state, and/or local organizations.
  1. I have not facilitated consensus with public organization officials on highway safety traffic.
  2. I have not facilitated consensus with private organization officials on highway safety traffic.
  3. I have facilitated consensus with public organization officials on Highway Safety initiatives.
  4. I have facilitated consensus with private organization officials on Highway Safety initiatives.
  5. I have coordinated partnering activities with public organization officials on Highway Safety programs.
  6. I have coordinated partnering activities with private organization officials on Highway Safety programs.
  7. None of the above


* 13.[3567] Select the statement that describe your experience in developing and implementing outreach and public information activities to promote highway safety programs, technologies, and partnerships.
  1. I have substantive work experience in an organization or government, which has significant dealings in highway safety programs, technologies, and/or partnerships.
  2. I have experience working on task forces, work groups or studies in the area of highway safety programs, technologies, and/or partnerships and the development of implementing guidance at the State, or local level in related areas.
  3. I have some professional and/or academic experience which is clearly related to transportation and/or highway safety programs, technologies, and/or partnerships.
  4. None of the above


* 14.[3957] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience providing programmatic and/or technical assistance for highway safety programs.
  1. I have prepared training courses, publications, technical papers and/or correspondence.
  2. I have served in a position directly related to highway safety programs which involved significant policy issues at the local, state or national level.
  3. I have made recommendations for new provisions pertaining to a highway safety program.
  4. None of the above


* 15.[34774] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience with the development and implementation of highway/traffic safety programs.
  1. Worked on a highway safety program in a State or local office
  2. Prepared highway/traffic safety training courses, publications, and/or technical papers.
  3. Recommended new legislative provisions, regulations and/or legislation pertaining to the highway/traffic safety program at the local and/or state level.
  4. Worked with local governments to identify highway/traffic safety needs.
  5. Evaluated highway/traffic safety programs to determine level of improvements.
  6. Prepared transportation or highway safety related correspondence.
  7. None of the above.


* 16.[8969] Select the statement that best describes your experience with coordinating activities with Federal, State and local Highway safety agencies and Traffic Safety professional organizations.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
  2. I have had education or training administering, working with, or performing this task or function, but have not yet used it on the job.
  3. I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function with close review and assistance from a supervisor, a senior employee, or a senior consultant.
  4. I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee, or senior consultant.
  5. I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job, even in unique or unusual situations. I do not require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee or senior consultant.
  6. Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function. I have trained or instructed others on this task or function.


* 17.[5868] Select the statement that best describes your experience providing technical assistance to agencies, membership organizations and other traffic safety practitioners.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have normally been consulted by others for expertise and assistance or have trained others in performing this task.


* 18.[4192] Select the statements that apply to your experience evaluating transportation programs.
  1. Led review programs within assigned areas to assure the integration of goals and objectives.
  2. Assured program compliance with regulations and requirements.
  3. Monitored program implementation.
  4. Identified potential problems and assisted in resolutions.
  5. None of the above.


* 19.[5930] Select the response that best describes your experience relating to projects or programs that involved a State or local highway agency and the private sector.
  1. I have managed at least two projects and/or programs involving a State or local highway agency AND the private sector.
  2. I have managed at least one project and/or program involving a State or local highway agency AND the private sector.
  3. I have not managed but have contributed to or assisted in at let one project and/or program involving a State or local highway agency AND the private sector.
  4. None of the above


* 20.[11038] Do you have experience managing grants through the entire grants management lifecycle?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 21.[11039] Select the response that describes your experience interpreting Federal grants management laws, administrative rules, policies and regulations, including but not limited to GAO requirements, OMB circulars, and other grants management laws.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task because of my expertise.


* 22.[13805] Select the response(s) that reflect(s) the task(s) you have performed during the pre-award or post-award grants management process.
  1. Determined eligibility
  2. Ensured grantee financial and administrative requirements were met
  3. Performed cost and price analysis
  4. Performed budget evaluation (including cost share evaluation)
  5. Identified and resolved substantive issues
  6. Conducted negotiations
  7. Executed awards
  8. Exercised commitment authority to obligate funds
  9. Provided technical assistance and advice
  10. Facilitated package through approval process
  11. Monitored technical progress, including surveillance and assessment of performance
  12. Approved post-award changes
  13. Prepared status reports
  14. Performed close-out procedures
  15. Performed audit resolution
  16. None of the above


Grade: 13
* 1.[342] Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience that qualifies you for this GS-13 position.
  1. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  2. I do not meet the one year specialized experience requirement as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.[11042] Select the response that describes your level of knowledge, experience and proficiency in dealing with other employees and managers to provide management advice, implement revised policies and procedures, and explain problems related to financial grants management activities, processes and systems.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task because of my expertise.


* 3.[11043] Select the response that best describes your experience applying qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques to analyze and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of grants management processes and systems.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task because of my expertise.


* 4.[11254] Do you have experience managing grants?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.[10870] Select the statement(s) that demonstrate your experience developing and presenting professional briefings to educate and/or promote transportation or other technical issues.
  1. I have given clear, logical and effective presentations or briefings before technical and non-technical audiences.
  2. I have conducted technical seminars, workshops, or other training activities to increase knowledge and applicability.
  3. I have presented scientific and/or technical papers at meetings, professional conferences, symposiums, etc to promote awareness.
  4. I have presented abstract concepts/findings at interagency science/technical forums and/or national conferences.
  5. I have presented abstract concepts/findings at public meetings, press conferences, or briefings of high-level officials.
  6. None of the above


* 6.[8973] Choose the statement below that best describes your experience with computer operations and their application and the use of personal computers and software to accomplish data acquisition, word processing, spreadsheet analysis, database management and e-mail communications.
  1. Regular and recurring experience with a personal computer and software. Highly skilled in using e-mail, the Internet, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  2. Experience with a personal computer, to include familiarity with e-mail, the Internet, and word processing.
  3. Limited experience with a personal computer, to include familiarity with e-mail, the Internet, and word processing. I require assistance and/or supervision.
  4. None of the above


* 7.[8974] Do you have experience working with and implementing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) highway grants at the state, regional and/or Federal level?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.[44920] Select the written product(s) you have produced as a regular part of a job.
  1. I have written letters/memoranda for senior management.
  2. I have written papers for conferences/symposia.
  3. I have written technical documents.
  4. I have written issue papers or summary reports on organizational, technical, or other data which includes analysis and recommendations.
  5. I have written position papers on controversial issues.
  6. I have written policy statements and guidance.
  7. I have written procedural guidance.
  8. I have written report findings on studies.
  9. I have written guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems.
  10. I have written official regulatory interpretations as the lead project officer.
  11. I have written responses and/or correspondence to congressional inquiries.
  12. I have written exemption or approval documents as the lead project officer.
  13. I have written comprehensive evaluations on exemption or approval applications as the lead project officer.
  14. I have written recommendations for solutions to policy problems.
  15. I have written organizational assessments.
  16. I have written product/process evaluation assessments.
  17. I have written or prepared a summary of the literature in an area.
  18. I have written report findings on research studies that I performed.
  19. I have written environmental documents.
  20. I have written press releases.
  21. I have written material for briefings, meetings, and conferences.
  22. I have written products to explain organizational policies or programs.
  23. I have written program policies, reports, agency-wide guidelines in the specialization or subject matter area of the position, or draft proposed legislation.
  24. I have written or prepared a Statement-of-Work for research studies.
  25. I have written or prepared a work-plan for a research project.
  26. I have written publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  27. None of the above.


* 9.[8437] Select the statement(s) that describe(s) the communication/briefing skills you have used as a regular part of your job.
  1. Develop written materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  2. Write clearly, logically, concisely, and persuasively for varied audiences.
  3. Draft policy and procedural materials for dissemination to field or operating level components.
  4. Draft reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level official
  5. Communicate organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis in writing.
  6. Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  7. Compose complex correspondence or other written work such as manuals, books, management reports, or articles.
  8. Persuade others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  9. Interview employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  10. Conduct training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  11. Review reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  12. Briefed managers/executives outside of my organization.
  13. None of the above.


* 10.[3519] Select the type(s) of written product(s) you have developed as a regular part of a job.
  1. Summary reports on organizational data which includes analysis and recommendations.
  2. Position papers on controversial issues.
  3. Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new administrative initiatives or systems.
  4. Presentation or briefing materials.
  5. None of the above.


* 11.[39895] From the list below, select all software applications you are proficient with in accomplishing day-to-day office functions (proficient means you understand and utilize a major part of the software`s functionality/capabilities).
  1. Microsoft Word or word processing software
  2. Microsoft Excel or spreadsheet software
  3. Microsoft Access or other database software
  4. Internet Explorer or other internet browsing software
  5. Microsoft PowerPoint or other presentation software
  6. Project Management software
  7. Database Management software
  8. Query Systems/software
  9. Email (Exchange, Outlook, etc.)
  10. Gov-trip
  11. None of the above


* 12.[52207] Select the statement(s) that accurately reflect your experience coordinating highway safety programs with supporting national, state, and/or local organizations.
  1. I have not facilitated consensus with public organization officials on highway safety traffic.
  2. I have not facilitated consensus with private organization officials on highway safety traffic.
  3. I have facilitated consensus with public organization officials on Highway Safety initiatives.
  4. I have facilitated consensus with private organization officials on Highway Safety initiatives.
  5. I have coordinated partnering activities with public organization officials on Highway Safety programs.
  6. I have coordinated partnering activities with private organization officials on Highway Safety programs.
  7. None of the above


* 13.[3567] Select the statement that describe your experience in developing and implementing outreach and public information activities to promote highway safety programs, technologies, and partnerships.
  1. I have substantive work experience in an organization or government, which has significant dealings in highway safety programs, technologies, and/or partnerships.
  2. I have experience working on task forces, work groups or studies in the area of highway safety programs, technologies, and/or partnerships and the development of implementing guidance at the State, or local level in related areas.
  3. I have some professional and/or academic experience which is clearly related to transportation and/or highway safety programs, technologies, and/or partnerships.
  4. None of the above


* 14.[3957] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience providing programmatic and/or technical assistance for highway safety programs.
  1. I have prepared training courses, publications, technical papers and/or correspondence.
  2. I have served in a position directly related to highway safety programs which involved significant policy issues at the local, state or national level.
  3. I have made recommendations for new provisions pertaining to a highway safety program.
  4. None of the above


* 15.[34774] Select the statement(s) that describe your experience with the development and implementation of highway/traffic safety programs.
  1. Worked on a highway safety program in a State or local office
  2. Prepared highway/traffic safety training courses, publications, and/or technical papers.
  3. Recommended new legislative provisions, regulations and/or legislation pertaining to the highway/traffic safety program at the local and/or state level.
  4. Worked with local governments to identify highway/traffic safety needs.
  5. Evaluated highway/traffic safety programs to determine level of improvements.
  6. Prepared transportation or highway safety related correspondence.
  7. None of the above.


* 16.[8969] Select the statement that best describes your experience with coordinating activities with Federal, State and local Highway safety agencies and Traffic Safety professional organizations.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience administering, working with, or performing this task or function.
  2. I have had education or training administering, working with, or performing this task or function, but have not yet used it on the job.
  3. I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function with close review and assistance from a supervisor, a senior employee, or a senior consultant.
  4. I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee, or senior consultant.
  5. I have administered, worked with, or performed this task or function as a regular part of a job, even in unique or unusual situations. I do not require assistance or review by a supervisor, senior employee or senior consultant.
  6. Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in administering, working with, or performing this task or function. I have trained or instructed others on this task or function.


* 17.[5868] Select the statement that best describes your experience providing technical assistance to agencies, membership organizations and other traffic safety practitioners.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have normally been consulted by others for expertise and assistance or have trained others in performing this task.


* 18.[4192] Select the statements that apply to your experience evaluating transportation programs.
  1. Led review programs within assigned areas to assure the integration of goals and objectives.
  2. Assured program compliance with regulations and requirements.
  3. Monitored program implementation.
  4. Identified potential problems and assisted in resolutions.
  5. None of the above.


* 19.[5930] Select the response that best describes your experience relating to projects or programs that involved a State or local highway agency and the private sector.
  1. I have managed at least two projects and/or programs involving a State or local highway agency AND the private sector.
  2. I have managed at least one project and/or program involving a State or local highway agency AND the private sector.
  3. I have not managed but have contributed to or assisted in at let one project and/or program involving a State or local highway agency AND the private sector.
  4. None of the above


* 20.[11038] Do you have experience managing grants through the entire grants management lifecycle?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 21.[11039] Select the response that describes your experience interpreting Federal grants management laws, administrative rules, policies and regulations, including but not limited to GAO requirements, OMB circulars, and other grants management laws.
  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 it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task because of my expertise.


* 22.[13805] Select the response(s) that reflect(s) the task(s) you have performed during the pre-award or post-award grants management process.
  1. Determined eligibility
  2. Ensured grantee financial and administrative requirements were met
  3. Performed cost and price analysis
  4. Performed budget evaluation (including cost share evaluation)
  5. Identified and resolved substantive issues
  6. Conducted negotiations
  7. Executed awards
  8. Exercised commitment authority to obligate funds
  9. Provided technical assistance and advice
  10. Facilitated package through approval process
  11. Monitored technical progress, including surveillance and assessment of performance
  12. Approved post-award changes
  13. Prepared status reports
  14. Performed close-out procedures
  15. Performed audit resolution
  16. None of the above


Grade: All Grades
[16869] Please note that ALL candidates must submit a resume online and complete the entire application (Resume, Core Questions, Vacancy Questions) process.

Ensure that your resume thoroughly supports your responses to the job specific questions and that it contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your most current and previous supervisors so that we may contact them.

Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your current supervisors is shown in the User Information area.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete all questions.

High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified, in which case your application will not be referred to the selecting official.



* 1.[31608] I understand the resume I have submitted for this position will be thoroughly reviewed to determine whether my experience and/or educational background is sufficient to meet basic and/or specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. I also understand that if the information provided in my resume is not sufficient to support my responses to the vacancy announcement questions, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package.

  1. Yes
  2. No


[31648] When you are finished with the question phase of this announcement, you will be shown a list of documents that may include documents that do not apply to you. Review the list and the required documents section of the vacancy to determine which, IF ANY, are required for your application to be considered a complete application. Please do not submit documents that are not requested.
  • If you are not a veteran, the DD-214 and the SF-15 do not apply to you.
  • If you are not applying to an engineering position, the P.E. license or EIT exam does not apply to you.
  • If you are not requesting consideration under a special appointing authority, the special appointing authority documents do not apply to you.
If any of the requested documentation pertains to you, you have the option to fax using the fax coversheets provided, upload to this system or you may transfer the documentation from your USAJOBS account. Please note documents are NOT automatically transferred from USAJobs. Contact the office no later than the closing date, if you require assistance.

* 2.[3057] By responding to this question, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the Required Documents section of this announcement to determine which documents, if any, you need to provide in support of this application.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.[31609] I understand that if I do not submit all REQUIRED documents by the closing date, it will affect the overall assessment of my application package.
  1. Yes
  2. No


For all positions requiring travel, potential applicants must be able to obtain and retain a Government contractor-issued travel card to be used for official business as a condition of employment.

For those employees who enter on board and find that they are unable to obtain a card based on their credit history or who do not retain their card during employment may be subject to removal from the Federal service.

Applicants (who have Federal employment experience) will be required to certify in writing that they have not previously had their travel card suspended or cancelled. Those who fail to meet this condition of employment will have our offer of employment rescinded.

* 4.[588] Have you ever held a government travel card?

  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.[577] Do you certify that you have not previously had your travel card suspended or cancelled?
    1. Yes
    2. No
  2. No


* 5.[620] My most recent work performance evaluation was satisfactory or better (includes pass in pass/fail systems).
  1. True
  2. False


* 6.[586] How did you initially hear about this position?
  1. Email notification
  2. Agency website
  3. USAJobs (OPM) website
  4. Newspaper advertisement
  5. Magazine advertisement
  6. Commercial employment site (i.e. Careerbuilder, Monster)
  7. Placement office (Federal, State, College or University)
  8. Friend or relative
  9. Job Fair
  10. Minority professional network
  11. Other

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