Supervisory Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-15


Vacancy ID: 620017   Announcement Number: MG-2012-T0197-PAS-620017D/M   USAJOBS Control Number: 311201600

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

MERIT PROMOTION ELIGBILITY

1. Please indicate your eligibility to apply under Merit Promotion Procedures.

A. I am a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status or reinstatement eligibility or are eligible under an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing time-in-grade (52 weeks at the next lower grade)
B. I am a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. If you are a current career or career-conditional employee without time-in-grade you will not be considered under this authority. You must provide official documentation documenting your military service such as a DD-214 or statement of service.
C. I am a current or former displaced Federal employee in the local commuting area. To be considered you must be rated at or above the well qualified rating criteria for this position. You must submit supporting documentation such as a copy of your separation personnel action (SF-50) and a copy of your reduction in force letter.
D. None of the above. I am not eligible under Merit Promotion Procedures.

Non-Competitive Eligibility

2. Please indicate your eligibility to apply non-competitively.

A. You are a current or former civilian Federal employee who has held a permanent position in the competitive service with the same or higher promotion potential as this position or are eligible under an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action.
B. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for persons with disabilities such as Schedule A. You must provide a copy of your certification from state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
C. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. You must provide a copy of your DD-214 and VA letter
D. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for returning Peace Corps volunteers. You must provide your Peace Corps documentation.
E. I am eligible for a Veterans Recruitment Appointment based on (1)a disabled veteran; or (2)veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or (3)veteran who, while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or (4)recently separated veteran. You must provide documentation documenting your service and/or disability such as a DD-214, statement of service and/or VA letter
F. None of the above. I am not eligible to be appointed non-competitively.

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THEANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

Minimum Qualifications

3. From the responses below, select the one that BEST describes your experience that allows you to meet the qualification requirements of this position at the GS-14 grade level.

A. I have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience. My experience includes one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 in the federal service managing and overseeing a national records management program involving extensive experience in both operations and policy; performing nationwide evaluations and management studies or audits; developing new criteria for assessing and improving the records management functional area programs; providing expert advice and guidance on the Freedom of Information Act and the Paperwork Reduction; comprehensive experience with information technology systems and methods associated with the maintenance, disclosure and disposition of records; supervising others; and communicating effectively orally and in writing.
B. I do not have the experience that is described above.

4. From the responses below, select the one that BEST describes your experience that allows you to demonstrate experience in interpreting and applying federal records management statutes, regulations, policies and practices in records management during internal and external audits.  Demonstrates experience in interpreting Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) exemptions, regulations, policies and practices as it relates to reduction of FOIA backlogs, Privacy Act and disaster-related FOIA requests. 

 

A. Yes, I have the experience described above.
B. No, I do not have the experience described above.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

From the following items, choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. If marked 'NARRATIVE,' please provide a narrative statement addressing the question, please do not cut and paste your resume.
Be sure to describe the experience that supports your responses to the task statements below in your resume. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume or application form, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skills levels you claim in this questionnaire. Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your resume submitted for this position. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or firing you after you begin work.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- 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.
D- 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.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Manage contracts to ensure proper outcomes are achieved.

6. Develop and execute a plan to effectively implement technology solutions.

7. Review requests for electronic records and document management systems and services. .

8. Collect and develop annual information collection budgets.

9. Keep abreast of new regulations, technology, best practices, and trends in the records management profession.

10. Determine significant trends for areas of imbalance and recommend action corrective actions.

11. Prepare and execute tactical and project plans related to records management, and Freedom of Information Act programs/functions.

12. Demonstrate ability to identify and propose solutions to management problems of major importance effecting the mission.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

13. Serve as senior authority on privacy FOIA legislation, regulations, principles and standards.

14. Analyze all aspects of the administration of Records Management, Freedom of Information and Privacy areas.

15. Establish systems and techniques designed to protect privacy, save time and effort.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level

16. Supervise a staff of highly skilled professionals responsible for the formulation and management of Records Management activities.

17. Develop tools promoting effective coordination of decentralized records management activities.

18. Plan work to be accomplished, set priorities and deadlines.

19. Implement the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO) principles and objectives.

20. Communicate performance guidance and expectations of a staff.

21. Provide performance evaluations and appraisal feedback to employees.

22. Approve and/or implement appropriate disciplinary actions for employees.

23. Develop new innovative ways to resolve problems in meeting established records management, and Freedom of Information Act related goals, measures, and objectives for program effectiveness.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

24. Plan and evaluate Records Management, and Freedom of Information programs for major multi-functional organizations.

25. Administer and manage information technology projects for major office or program issues of a broad impact.

26. Conduct special and comprehensive studies and detail analyses of complex functions and processes related to Records Management and Freedom of Information Act programs.

27. Develop and assist with the implementation of protocols for information sharing and information management policies. FACTOR: Ability to communicate orally.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

28. Prepare and present management reports and documents.

29. Provide oral briefings for senior personnel on major program, policy, or operational issues.

30. Advise on the progress, trends, and developments to determine their implications and recommend program changes.

31. Establish and maintain liaison with program directors and others to ensure proper requirements definitions and adequate funding are met.

For each of the following task statements, select one response below (A-E) that best describes your experience level.

32. Write and/or review policy, briefing papers, write papers, or management reports used by senior personnel and affecting program or operations at a national level.

33. Develop standards and procedures governing the records management lifecycle (creation, use, storage, retrieval, and disposition).

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