Supervisory Special Assistant, GS-0301-15


Vacancy ID: 799939   Announcement Number: NEA-KMc-13-799939 (MP)   USAJOBS Control Number: 332705000

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 799939
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Special Assistant, GS-0301-15
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Are you a current NEA employee serving on a permanent appointment?

If so, you must submit your SF-50 that verifies your current employment status.


Have you held a position equivalent to at least the next lower grade of this advertised position for 52 weeks? 

If so, you MUST submit an SF-50 verifying that you meet the time in grade requirement.  


8. Other Information

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

15

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

How Do You Want To Be Considered For This Position?

You will automatically be considered under Merit Promotion Procedures.

Please thoroughly read through the vacancy announcement and the "How To Apply" tab of the announcement for further information regarding required documents.  

If the required documentation is not received by the closing date of the announcement, you will be found ineligible for the position and will be removed from further review.  A resume is required for ALL consideration options.


1 I am a current NEA employee serving on a permanent competitive service (career or career-conditional) appointment. OR I am a current NEA employee with competitive reinstatement eligibility.
2 I am a current NEA employee, but am not currently on a permanent competitive service appointment.
3 I am NOT a current NEA employee.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Supervisory Special Assistant

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

Providing this information is completely voluntary and will not affect the processing of your application or consideration for employment.  Prior to the review of your application materials, these demographics will be separated from your application along with any personal identifiers.

The collected information will help us to better understand he applicant pool for Federal jobs.  The nature of the information received is confidential.  This information will be maintained under conditions that ensure only summary data for all applicants are reported and that no individual applican'ts data is provided to selecting officials.  This information becomes part of a Privacy Act System of Records identified in 5 CFR 552a, and any disclosure of this record or information contained in this record is in accordance with routine uses found in OPM/GOVT-7, Applicant Race, Sex, National Origin, and Disability Status of Records.

The categories below provide descriptions of ethnicity, race, and disability. Select the category(s) with which you identify yourself.

Category 01 and 01, "Ethnicity", check only one; category 03 through 07, "Race", check all that apply; category 08-10, "Disability Status" select one; category 12-20, "Targeted Disabilities", in the case of multiple impairments, choose the code which best describes the impairment that would result in the most substantial limitation; category 11 applies to Schedule A appointment eligibility.


01 Hispanic or Latino
02 Not Hispanic or Latino
03 White
04 Black or African American
05 Asian
06 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
07 American Indian or Alaksa Native
08 No Disability
09 I do not wish to identify my disability
10 Disability
11 I am on or eligible for a Schedule A appointment (See How To Apply in the vacancy for eligibility details)
12 Deafness
13 Blindness
14 Missing Limbs
15 Partial Paralysis
16 Total Paralysis
17 Convulsive Disorder
18 Mental Retardation
19 Mental Illness
20 Distortion of Limb or Spine

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. To qualify for this position, candidates must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level assisting a senior level executive in the coordination and oversight of agency policies, processes, procedures, budget and overall operations. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience? (This experience must be exhibited in your resume.)

A. Yes
B. No

2. Provide advice on all relevant requirements and steps necessary for compliance and for coordinating the preparation the Agency's Performance Accountability Report.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

3. Serve as technical expert on the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act as they relate to the development and reporting of the Agency's goals, outcomes, and related measures.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

4. Serve as liaison with Agency staff and auditors engaged in regards to the Tax Accountability Act of 2002 and the requirements associated with Agency-prepared financial statements.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

5. Assist with the preparation and coordination of the Agency's responses to Congressional questions arising as a result of Congressional budget hearings.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

6. Do you provide advice to senior level management on relevant requirements and steps necessary for compliance with the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act.

A. Yes
B. No

7. Keeps current on relevant government-wide requirements that affect the responsibilities and operations of the Agency.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

8. Conduct analysis and/or studies related to management controls and planning which impact on Agency organizational and operational efficiencies, human resources, and resource planning.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

9. Prepares necessary memoranda and correspondence concerning management or administrative policies, programs processes or procedural issues.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.

10. Serve as a team member on ad hoc teams convened to provide quick responses to special projects and studies which may cut across organizational disciplines.

A. I have no experience in performing this task.
B. I have limited experience in performing this task. I have had exposure to this work situation, but would require additional guidance, instruction, or training to perform it at a proficient level.
C. I have experience performing this task. 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 my job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task because of my expertise.


11. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with this examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "NO" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.