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Grade: 13

1 GS-13 Choose the answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal service involving the administration of a telework program and other programs and projects pertaining to employee relations. Examples of specialized experience include administering a telework policy, providing guidance to employees and managers on a telework program and its operating procedures, and developing and implementing a variety of communications initiatives about a telework program. Experience advising managers on overcoming complex employee relations issues on behalf of a Federal Agency may also be considered.
  • I do not possess the experience described above.
2 Select the areas in which you have experience in implementing and administering a federal telework program. Answer to this question is required
  • Recommending agency policy based on the Telework Enhancement Act.
  • Answering questions related to an agency’s telework policy.
  • Assisting supervisors and employees in overcoming challenges related to telework.
  • Serving as a final reviewer/approver of telework agreements.
  • Developing and presenting telework training.
  • None of the above
3 Select the areas in which you have experience in administering an agency’s career/life balance program. Answer to this question is required
  • Developing and administering a wellness program.
  • Overseeing a partnership with an EAP program or agency health unit to provide employees with educational information.
  • Developing and presenting training related to career/life balance programs.
  • Designing and leading outreach efforts to obtain employee input on career/life balance programs.
  • Developing and executing change management plans related to career/life balance programs.
  • Reviewing employee viewpoint survey results to identify trends and take action to improve scores related to career/life balance programs.
  • Experiencing serving as a Contracting Officer’s Representative.
  • None of the above
4 Select the areas in which you have experience in administering a federal leave and hours of duty program. Answer to this question is required
  • Providing guidance and answering questions related to an agency’s alternative work schedules policies.
  • Recommending policy and providing guidance related to an agency’s closure and dismissal procedures.
  • Answering complex questions involving employee leave entitlements.
  • Administering a leave transfer program.
  • Recommending policy and providing guidance related to an agency’s policy on the accrual and use of credit hours and compensatory time.
  • None of the above.
5 I have experience independently handling complex employee relations matters including the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Providing advice and guidance to supervisors
  • Providing advice and guidance to employees
  • Assisting with efforts to improve communications between supervisor and employees
  • Drafting performance plans
  • Assisting organizations to overcome performance management challenges
  • Drafting performance improvement period plans
  • Drafting disciplinary and adverse actions
  • None of the above
6 I have provided authoritative guidance and assistance to managers and employees on employee leave issues, to include leave usage and leave abuse. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I have provided authoritative guidance and assistance to managers and employees on the Family and Medical Leave Act. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 In the area of Project Management, I have utilized my knowledge of and skill in planning, performance management, and quality control to: Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare project plans based on an organization's strategic objectives and needs.
  • Develop comprehensive project schedules for complex projects covering the complete systems life-cycle.
  • Assess project performance using defined tools and techniques, including earned value management metrics.
  • Recommend most beneficial implementation approach for new system design.
  • Lead implementation activities.
  • Improve existing technology and business processes.
  • None of the above.
9 Have you led cross-functional projects (i.e. projects involving persons or issues of different backgrounds, technical competencies, disciplines, and levels within the organization)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Evaluate project effectiveness using analytical methods to report findings to management. Answer to this question is required
  • I have generated trends that demonstrate project effectiveness over a set period of time.
  • I have compiled outcomes or measures that demonstrated project effectiveness, such as those related to the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).
  • I have measured a project's progress toward meeting goals by monitoring metrics or milestones (such as during independent research).
  • I have been responsible for quality assurance, quality control, or process compliance related to project operations.
  • I have generated projections of future project performance.
  • I have used activity based costing to evaluate the financial performance or effectiveness of project operations.
  • I have gathered and evaluated customer service satisfaction information to understand project effectiveness.
  • I have conducted benchmarking of other Government agencies or private industry to gauge the relative effectiveness of project operations.
  • I have evaluated cost containment or cost reduction measures to evaluate project effectiveness.
  • I have used other analytical methods to evaluate project effectiveness.
  • I have used analytical methods such as determining trends and projections, measuring progress, or evaluating financial performance, but not for the purpose of evaluating project effectiveness.
  • I have not evaluated project effectiveness using analytical methods.

Grade: 14

1 GS-14 Choose the answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal service involving the development, implementation and administration of a telework program and other programs and projects pertaining to employee relations. Examples of specialized experience include developing a telework policy, developing a telework program plan and operating procedures, developing and implementing a telework communication and change-management strategy; advising senior leaders, employees, and employee representatives on an agency telework program. Experience advising managers on overcoming complex employee relations issues on behalf of a Federal Agency may also be considered.
  • I do not possess the experience described above.
2 Select the areas in which you have experience in implementing and administering a federal telework program. Answer to this question is required
  • Recommending agency policy based on the Telework Enhancement Act.
  • Answering questions related to an agency’s telework policy.
  • Assisting supervisors and employees in overcoming challenges related to telework.
  • Serving as a final reviewer/approver of telework agreements.
  • Developing and presenting telework training.
  • None of the above
3 Select the areas in which you have experience in administering an agency’s career/life balance program. Answer to this question is required
  • Developing and administering a wellness program.
  • Overseeing a partnership with an EAP program or agency health unit to provide employees with educational information.
  • Developing and presenting training related to career/life balance programs.
  • Designing and leading outreach efforts to obtain employee input on career/life balance programs.
  • Developing and executing change management plans related to career/life balance programs.
  • Reviewing employee viewpoint survey results to identify trends and take action to improve scores related to career/life balance programs.
  • Experiencing serving as a Contracting Officer’s Representative.
  • None of the above
4 Select the areas in which you have experience in administering a federal leave and hours of duty program. Answer to this question is required
  • Providing guidance and answering questions related to an agency’s alternative work schedules policies.
  • Recommending policy and providing guidance related to an agency’s closure and dismissal procedures.
  • Answering complex questions involving employee leave entitlements.
  • Administering a leave transfer program.
  • Recommending policy and providing guidance related to an agency’s policy on the accrual and use of credit hours and compensatory time.
  • None of the above.
5 I have experience independently handling complex employee relations matters including the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Providing advice and guidance to supervisors
  • Providing advice and guidance to employees
  • Assisting with efforts to improve communications between supervisor and employees
  • Drafting performance plans
  • Assisting organizations to overcome performance management challenges
  • Drafting performance improvement period plans
  • Drafting disciplinary and adverse actions
  • None of the above
6 I have provided authoritative guidance and assistance to managers and employees on employee leave issues, to include leave usage and leave abuse. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I have provided authoritative guidance and assistance to managers and employees on the Family and Medical Leave Act. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 In the area of Project Management, I have utilized my knowledge of and skill in planning, performance management, and quality control to: Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare project plans based on an organization's strategic objectives and needs.
  • Develop comprehensive project schedules for complex projects covering the complete systems life-cycle.
  • Assess project performance using defined tools and techniques, including earned value management metrics.
  • Recommend most beneficial implementation approach for new system design.
  • Lead implementation activities.
  • Improve existing technology and business processes.
  • None of the above.
9 Have you led cross-functional projects (i.e. projects involving persons or issues of different backgrounds, technical competencies, disciplines, and levels within the organization)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Evaluate project effectiveness using analytical methods to report findings to management. Answer to this question is required
  • I have generated trends that demonstrate project effectiveness over a set period of time.
  • I have compiled outcomes or measures that demonstrated project effectiveness, such as those related to the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).
  • I have measured a project's progress toward meeting goals by monitoring metrics or milestones (such as during independent research).
  • I have been responsible for quality assurance, quality control, or process compliance related to project operations.
  • I have generated projections of future project performance.
  • I have used activity based costing to evaluate the financial performance or effectiveness of project operations.
  • I have gathered and evaluated customer service satisfaction information to understand project effectiveness.
  • I have conducted benchmarking of other Government agencies or private industry to gauge the relative effectiveness of project operations.
  • I have evaluated cost containment or cost reduction measures to evaluate project effectiveness.
  • I have used other analytical methods to evaluate project effectiveness.
  • I have used analytical methods such as determining trends and projections, measuring progress, or evaluating financial performance, but not for the purpose of evaluating project effectiveness.
  • I have not evaluated project effectiveness using analytical methods.

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