Program Analyst-GS-0343-9/11


Vacancy ID: 624282   Announcement Number: MG-2012-T0048-NLF-624282DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 311642400

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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.

1. Do you meet one or more of the following conditions that will allow you to meet the qualification requirements of this position at the GS-09 grade level?
• At least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent that includes applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of logistics operations;
OR
• Possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree, 2 full years of years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., that has equipped you with required knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position;
OR
• A combination of graduate level education described above and appropriate experience that together meets the qualifications requirement.

A. Yes, I have the specialized experience as described above and/or graduate education that meets the qualification requirements for this position. I have attached documentation of claimed education as required by the vacancy announcement.
B. No, I do not have the education or experience described above.

2. Do you meet one or more of the following conditions that will allow you to meet the qualification requirements of this position at the GS-11 grade level?
• At least one (1) year of specialized experience that includes applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or program studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of logistics operations; experience researching and analyzing information, work processes, operational concerns, and reports relating to logistical operations in order to prepare reports, present findings; and formulate recommendations to resolve problems;
OR
• Three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education; or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field related to the duties of this position;
OR
• A combination of graduate level education described above and appropriate experience that together meets the qualifications requirement.

A. Yes, I have the specialized experience as described above and/or graduate education that meets the qualification requirements for this position. I have attached documentation of claimed education as required by the vacancy announcement.
B. No, I do not have the education or experience described above.

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.

3. Conduct formal studies to analyze and assess program effectiveness of logistics support operations.

4. Recommend possible changes in program operations for management's consideration.

5. Develop analyses of potential benefits and drawbacks to potential program changes.

6. Incorporate analysis of statistical data in program analysis projects.

7. Perform activities focused on the ordering of materials utilized in logistics support operations.

8. Perform activities focused on the delivery of materials utilized in logistics support operations.

9. Perform studies focused on the closeout of logistics support operations.

Knowledge of logistics management operations as related to emergency management; including those related to the mobilization of necessary equipment, vehicles, communications capabilities, operational facilities, and site operations.

10. Perform activities involving the procurement and dispersal of equipment for logistics support operations.

11. Perform activities involving the tracking and utilization of vehicles in logistics support operations.

12. Perform activities involving the utilization of varying communications capabilities and equipment in support of logistics management operations.

13. Perform activities involving support of operational facilities as required in logistics management operations.

Written communication skills sufficient to prepare reports, analytical documents dealing with program operations, correspondence, and related materials.

14. Independently prepare reports dealing with program operations for management's review.

15. Draft correspondence dealing with substantive program issues and operations.

Oral communication skills sufficient to participate in briefings and to effectively interact and communicate with field and headquarters personnel, contract service providers, and as required, representatives of other agencies.

16. Develop and deliver presentations and briefings for senior decision makers.

17. Effectively work with peers, senior leadership, and system service providers in explaining and advocating policy and in establishing a highly collaborative and effective environment.

18. Serve on panels, committees, and working groups focused on key operational issues.