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Grade: 11
* 1.GS-11 - Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position:
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience conducting quality assurance to ensure the suitability of product specifications, serviceability/acceptability of items, and the resolution of complex product production and quality system deficiencies; and coordinating with other organizations and industry to resolve issues such as product non-conformance and requests for waivers and deviation from standards equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service.
  2. I have completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. I have a combination of graduate level education beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study and specialized experience that together meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  4. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.


Grade: 12
* 1.GS-12 - Choose one answer that best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position:
  1. I have at least one year of specialized experience conducting quality assurance to ensure the suitability of product specifications, serviceability/acceptability of items, and the resolution of complex product production and quality system deficiencies; and coordinating with other organizations and industry to resolve issues such as product non-conformance and requests for waivers and deviation from standards equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service.
  2. My experience does not match the choice above.


Grade: All Grades
YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 1.From the list below, select all of the software applications you are proficient using to accomplish day-to-day work functions:
  1. Microsoft Word
  2. Microsoft Outlook
  3. Excel
  4. Access
  5. PowerPoint
  6. Microsoft project manager
  7. Visio
  8. None of the above


* 2.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have investigated, analyzed, and effected corrective action for complex quality problems.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 3.Please select the one answer that best describes your experience with analyzing quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality/inspection system.
  1. As a routine part of my job, I have had to analyze quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality/inspection system.
  2. I am knowledgeable of the procedures to be followed, but have only occasionally had to analyze quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality/inspection system.
  3. I have never had to analyze quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality/inspection system.


* 4.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have coordinated with government officials (including contracting personnel) and those of the private sector to assure that all Quality Assurance requirements and provisions are understood and adhered to for routine and specialized circumstances.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 5.Have you ever coordinated with other organizations and industry to resolve issues such as product non-conformance and requests for waivers and deviations from standards.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have developed reports that present technical information and findings from inspections or audits to management.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 7.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have worked with contracting personnel on establishing and enforcing Quality Assurance requirements.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 8.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have provided recommendations for improvements in design processes, management processes, and production processes.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 9.Have you ever revised and updated product specifications and technical data packages for use in solicitations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have developed a system of inspections, guidelines, specifications, data descriptions, project order requirements, and statements of work to ensure production conditions facilitate quality.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 11.Which of the following statements best describes your experience developing an audit system and schedule, which includes steps for monitoring and reporting to assure compliance with QA provisions.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 12.Select the choice which best describes the extent to which you have served as a technical expert on Quality Assurance matters relating to clothing and textile uniform items.
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 13.Which of the following statements best describes your experience developing plans/approaches designed to insure effective control of uniform quality?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had 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 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 supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.






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