Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist


Vacancy ID: 796608   Announcement Number: DAL-ITL-796608-MP-KLM   USAJOBS Control Number: 332385000

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Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist
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Lowest Grade


15

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001 Supvy Intelligence Research Specialist

Geographic Availability


040370013 Phoenix, AZ

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Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following questions require a response. If you do not respond, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current Department of Homeland Security employee in the competitive service on a career or career-conditional appointment; or a current Department of Homeland Security employee serving under a VRA appointment. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
B. I am a current Department of Homeland Security employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am asigned there on a permanent basis.
C. I am a person with a disability who is employed by the Department of Homeland Security. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
D. I am a displaced Department of Homeland Security employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP). I work within the local commuting area and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
E. None of the above.

If you answered "A",  "B", or "C" you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and provide the location of (city and state) where you work.

2. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist or Intelligence Research Specialist, GS-0132-14 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of GS-14 or equivalent specialized experience directing an intelligence program for a major metropolitan area; planning and conducting intelligence operations requiring broad & in-depth analysis, correlation, & evaluation; evaluating overall effectiveness & adequacy of the agency's intelligence operation; serving as a policy expert within the intelligence community; & representing the agency at interagency conferences.
C. I do not possess the experience as described above.

If you chose response B in the previous question, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrate this experience.

3. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-14 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-14 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-14 grade level.
C. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-15 grade level.

If you chose response A in the previous question, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrate this experience.

4. Do you have experience in managing an intelligence program that covers a large international border with extensive incidences of drug trafficking and human smuggling?

A. Yes
B. No

Selective placement factor experience must be well documented in your resume.

5. Applicants are required to undergo and successfully complete a background investigation.  Will you comply with this requirement?

A. YES
B. NO

6. Applicants are required to undergo and successfully pass a preemployment drug screening test and must submit to random drug testing after employment. Will you comply with this requirement?

A. YES
B. NO

7. If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes
B. No
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.

8. Have you ever held or do you currently hold a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government equivalent to GS-15 or higher?  Note: This does not include any temporary promotions. If you are in doubt, indicate "no." 

A. YES
B. NO

If you answered "Yes," provide the title, pay plan, grade and series or pay band and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held this position. 

9. Indicate the extent of your experience in assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, requirements of assignments, and capabilities of the employees.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had some experience in assigning work as a team leader or an acting supervisor.
C. I have had experience as a supervisor in assigning work to subordinates and adjusting those assignments based on changing priorities and demonstrated skills of employees.
D. I have had experience as a second- or third-level supervisor in assigning program and project responsibilities to subordinate units.

10. Indicate the extent of your experience in determining personnel resource requirements.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have calculated the number of personnel to cover established schedules.
C. I have measured and estimated workload levels and the personnel levels needed to address the workload.
D. I have measured and estimated workload and personnel levels for a large organization involving multiple disciplines and subordinate organizational levels.

11. Have you met/negotiated with various parties to help resolve grievances/appeals?

A. Yes
B. No

12. Select the choice which best describes your knowledge of and experience with performance appraisal systems/approaches.

A. I have a basic knowledge of performance appraisal systems and approaches.
B. I have prepared performance appraisal objectives and standards and formally rated employees' performance.
C. I have implemented, maintained, and monitored a performance appraisal system for a work unit, which included rating subordinates' performance and evaluating performance ratings assigned by other supervisors.

13. Do you have experience in documenting, developing, or proposing employee disciplinary actions?

A. Yes
B. No

14. Indicate the extent of your experience in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending work.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had some experience, gained while serving as a team leader or acting supervisor, in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending work.
C. I have had extensive experience, gained as a supervisor/manager, in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending their work.

15. Indicate the extent of your experience in monitoring or developing performance measurements to evaluate the effectiveness of operations and/or assist in program administration.

A. I have had no experience or training in performing this task.
B. I have made recommendations based on my evaluation of performance measurements used to determine the effectiveness of operations and/or program administration.
C. I have developed performance measurements used to evaluate the effectiveness of operations and/or assist in program administration, and have monitored the use of these measurements.
D. I have supervised the development of performance measurements used to evaluate the effectiveness of operations and program administration, as well as the evaluation of operations and program administration.

16. Select the choice which best describes your ability to stimulate creative thinking and innovation in others.

A. I have interacted with others on an individual basis seeking new solutions to a problem.
B. I have participated in groups or panels that successfully formulated innovative methods to achieve an assigned task.
C. I have led a group of employees in developing an innovative and improved process (es) in my field.

17. Indicate the extent of your experience in inspiring, motivating, and/or guiding others toward accomplishment of goals.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had limited experience, gained primarily as a team leader or acting supervisor, in inspiring, motivating, and/or guiding others toward the accomplishment of specific goals/objectives assigned to the team.
C. I have had extensive experience, gained as a supervisor or manager, in inspiring, motivating, and/or guiding others toward the accomplishment of goals by monitoring their work and providing guidance, training, and/or direction as needed.

18. Indicate the extent of your experience in promoting affirmative action goals and the achievement of equal opportunity requirements.

A. I have a basic knowledge of EEO/affirmative action programs and requirements acquired through relevant training courses or on-the-job experience.
B. I have provided input in developing strategies needed to ensure progress toward strategic EEO goals or objectives.
C. I have led others in developing strategies to ensure progress toward strategic EEO goals or objectives.