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* 1.Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service providing supervision and/or managing Information Technology infrastructure and all IT services for a large enterprise; and serving as the principle analyst and expert technical advisor to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and senior leadership staff regarding Component's IT project management, research and development, applications development, database development, and/or web development?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.From the answer choices below, please select the one that best reflects your aptitude and competence with project management and measuring project performance. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have performed directly related job functions
  3. I have occasionally performed these specific job functions.
  4. I have routinely performed these job functions and I have been successful in using them to meet a variety of program objectives.
  5. I am highly skilled at performing these job functions. I have performed them routinely, have used them to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs I have managed. I have trained others in performance of these job functions. I am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing these job functions.


* 3.Choose the response that best describes your experience within Information Technology. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume. (Check all that apply)
  1. I have planned the requirements analysis, design, programming, testing and implementation of Information systems.
  2. I have designed and developed Information systems.
  3. I have tested Information systems.
  4. I have implemented Information systems.
  5. I have maintained Information systems.
  6. None of the above


* 4.Please choose the answer below that best describes your skill in independently preparing written documents such as business cases, white papers, standard operating procedures, policies, and technical references. The quality of written work must be suitable for publication, reflecting the highest level of technical and grammatical accuracy. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have not performed this job function.
  2. I have performed directly related job functions.
  3. I have routinely performed this job function and I have been successful in using it to meet a variety of program objectives.
  4. I have occasionally performed this specific job function, as well as directly related job functions.
  5. I am highly skilled at performing this job function. I have performed it routinely, have used it to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs I have managed. I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this job function.


* 5.Choose the statement that best demonstrates your skill and knowledge of structured project development methodologies (such as the Systems Engineering Life Cycle) practices and governance, and how it ties to acquisition decisions and prioritization. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have performed directly related job functions
  3. I have occasionally performed these specific job functions.
  4. I have routinely performed these job functions and I have been successful in using them to meet a variety of program objectives.
  5. I am highly skilled at performing these job functions. I have performed them routinely, have used them to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs I have managed. I have trained others in performance of these job functions. I am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing these job functions.


* 6.From the answer choices below, please select the one that best reflects your skill at communicating technical and non-technical information to stakeholders. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have presented technical and non-technical information to persons on the job.
  2. I have made oral presentations of technical and non-technical information to supervisors, co-workers and others. I am considered proficient at this job function.
  3. I have been acknowledged for my ability to orally communicate technical and non-technical information to a variety of inside and outside persons. My oral communication skills are considered to be of superior quality.
  4. None of the above.


* 7.Do you have significant experience managing subordinate IT workers in highly technical work environments? This experience should encompass subordinate supervisors graded GS-13 – GS-15 (or equivalent) over a period of several years in order to be considered significant. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.From the answer choices below, please select the one that best reflects your aptitude and competence with financial practices, business administration, and measuring organizational performance. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have performed directly related job functions
  3. I have occasionally performed these specific job functions
  4. I have routinely performed these job functions and I have been successful in using them to meet a variety of program objectives.
  5. I am highly skilled at performing these job functions. I have performed them routinely, have used them to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs I have managed. I have trained others in performance of these job functions. I am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing these job functions.


* 9.Choose the statement that best demonstrates your skill and knowledge in reviewing and generating project documents such as capability development plans, missions need statements, analysis of alternatives, and project plans. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have performed directly related job functions
  3. I have occasionally performed these specific job functions.
  4. I have routinely performed these job functions and I have been successful in using them to meet a variety of program objectives.
  5. I am highly skilled at performing these job functions. I have performed them routinely, have used them to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs I have managed. I have trained others in performance of these job functions. I am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing these job functions.


* 10.Choose the statement that best demonstrates your skill and knowledge in supervising IT Project Managers. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume. (Check all that apply)
  1. I have not performed these job functions.
  2. I have performed directly related job functions
  3. I have occasionally performed these specific job functions.
  4. I have routinely performed these job functions and I have been successful in using them to meet a variety of program objectives.
  5. I am highly skilled at performing these job functions. I have performed them routinely, have used them to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs I have managed. I have trained others in performance of these job functions. I am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing these job functions.


* 11.Have you successfully completed training that is related to the position for which you are applying?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; A Current/Non-Award SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting current position title, series, grade, position occupied, tenure, highest salary (including basic pay) and duty location if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD-214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax or upload required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, ALL of the information provided on this application is true, accurate, and complete, and that this application for employment is made in good faith. I understand that a false statement on any part of this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that I may be punished by fine or imprisonment for falsification of my employment application (18 USC 1001). I understand that information I give may be investigated as allowed by law or Executive order. Do you understand and agree to all the above?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.How did you learn about this Federal Law Enforcement Training Center job opportunity announcement?
  1. Federal Law Enforcement Training Center intranet bulletin.
  2. Magazine
  3. Newspaper
  4. Radio
  5. TV
  6. Poster
  7. Private Employment Office
  8. State Employment Office (Unemployment Office)
  9. Agency Human Resources Department (Bulletin board or other announcement)
  10. Agency or other Federal government recruitment at school or college
  11. Federal, state or local Job Information Center
  12. Religious organization
  13. College, University or career placement counselor
  14. Friend or relative working for this agency
  15. Friend or relative not working for this agency
  16. USAJOBS
  17. Professional Association
  18. Publication
  19. Career Fair (Please state the name of the Career Fair under Other)
  20. Conference (Please state the name of the Conference under Other)
  21. College Event (Please state the name of the College Event under Other)
  22. Private information service
  23. Other






This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).