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Grade: 12
* 1.GS-12: To meet the Qualifications Requirements for Management/Program Analyst, GS-12, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-11 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  2. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.


* 2.I have planned, developed, implemented, or presented training related to Civil Rights.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Have you provided guidelines to subordinate units in completing the requirements of their local Management Directive (MD) 715 Action Plans?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.I have the following experience in strategic planning and goal setting:
  1. Develop annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  2. Implement annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  3. Manage annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  4. Evaluate annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  5. I do not meet any of the choices above


Grade: 13
* 1.GS-13: To meet the Qualifications Requirements for Management/Program Analyst, GS-13, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  1. I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-12 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  2. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement described above.


* 2.I have planned, developed, implemented, or presented training related to Civil Rights.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Have you provided guidelines to subordinate units in completing the requirements of their local Management Directive (MD) 715 Action Plans?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.I have the following experience in strategic planning and goal setting:
  1. Develop annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  2. Implement annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  3. Manage annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  4. Evaluate annual and long-range plans, strategies and goals
  5. I do not meet any of the choices above


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Knowledge of the Title VII laws, regulations, policies, plans, and techniques to analyze and resolve a wide variety of potential discrimination complaints.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal 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 under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 2.Do you or have you analyzed the effectiveness of affirmative employment programs and/or initiatives?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Indicate your experience performing the following program analysis and evaluation functions.
  1. Extracted relevant pieces of information from documents and other sources.
  2. Used data analysis software packages and interpreted data.
  3. Used a variety of methods to collect data.
  4. Analyzed information to uncover patterns or trends.
  5. Presented statistical data in easily understandable terms.
  6. Analyzed information to determine validity of program data.
  7. Evaluated program performance data and recommended changes to improve operations.
  8. Provided recommendations in writing or in person to improve program operations.
  9. None of the above.


* 4.Select the following groups or committees you have interacted with to facilitate information exchange:
  1. Blacks in Government (BIG)
  2. League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
  3. Federally Employed Women (FEW)
  4. Gay Lesbian or Bisexual Employees (GLOBE)
  5. Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC)
  6. Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE)
  7. Persons With Disabilities
  8. Older Workers
  9. None of the above


* 5.Which of the following have you prepared as a regular and recurring part of your job?
  1. Statistical Reports
  2. Affirmative Employment Reports
  3. Trend Analysis
  4. None of the above


* 6.With respect to training on EEO-related matters, please select the most appropriate response:
  1. I have developed training curricula and/or material and provided training.
  2. I have developed training curricula and/or material but have not provided training.
  3. I have provided training, but only in accordance with an established curriculum and using previously prepared material.
  4. I have neither developed training curricula/material nor provided training.


* 7.If you have training experiences, what training tasks have you undertaken?
  1. Determine training needs
  2. Develop training materials
  3. Serve as a technical expert on the content of training
  4. Recruit students
  5. Make arrangements for the training
  6. Deliver training
  7. Evaluate training
  8. I do not meet any of the choices above


* 8.Which of the following tasks have you done to communicate Civil Rights laws, regulations, policies and processes:
  1. Prepare issue papers
  2. Develop reports
  3. Develop training modules
  4. Recommend solutions to a civil rights program
  5. None of the above


* 9.I have written reports and statements which include options and recommendations for management.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.I have made presentations or conducted briefings for the following individuals and groups:
  1. Team members in my organization
  2. Supervisors and managers in my organization
  3. High level government officials
  4. Business/industry officials
  5. Non-technical audiences
  6. Scientists and researchers
  7. Congressional delegations
  8. Foreign officials
  9. Tribal officials
  10. I do not meet any of the choices above


* 11.Where did you learn about this EPA Position?
  1. Job Fair/Career Conference
  2. Referral from a Professional Organization
  3. Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  4. Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  5. Referral from a current EPA employee
  6. Referral from a friend or family member
  7. EPA Internet Site
  8. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) USA Jobs Internet Site
  9. Referral from a State or Local government
  10. Referral from another Federal Agency/Employee
  11. Twitter
  12. Facebook
  13. USA Jobs iPhone/iPad Application
  14. Other (w/Branch)

        BRANCHED: * 1.If you answered Other please tell us how you learned about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 12.Please look at the qualification requirements (both experience and/or education) that are stated in this vacancy announcement. Does your resume clearly contain this information in order to determine you are qualified for the position?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.For each position listed on your resume, did you include the position title, company, salary, weekly hours worked, and your actual beginning and ending dates of employment?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you reviewed the vacancy announcement "How to Apply" and required documents section to determine what supplemental material that you must provide?
  1. Yes
  2. No






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