Supervisory CBP Air Interdiction Agent (Course Instructor)


Vacancy ID: 808004   Announcement Number: IHC-808004-KLo-MP   USAJOBS Control Number: 333649100

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808004
1. Title of Job

Supervisory CBP Air Interdiction Agent (Course Instructor)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION AIR INTERDICTION A

21. Geographic Availability

132394127 Glynco, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following question will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

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

A. I have at least one year of experience directing aviation law enforcement operations with interregional/national/international dimensions; developing and deploying innovative and effective aviation enforcement strategies; devising new aviation enforcement techniques; and planning and conducting aviation enforcement activities with extensive jurisdictional problems.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

2. 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-13 grade level?

A. Yes. I have completed one year in a position at, above, or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at, above, or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level.

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

A. I am a current U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee with competitive status.
B. I am NOT a current U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee with competitive status.

4. Which of the following statements best describes your pilot certification and ratings?

A. I possess a current FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with the following ratings: single engine and multi-engine airplane, land and instrument; OR rotorcraft helicopter and instrument.
B. I possess appropriate U.S. military ratings.
C. I possess a certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements of the Commercial Pilot Certificate (e.g., an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate).
D. I do not possess any of the above described certificates or ratings.

5. Conviction of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, as outlined in the
vacancy announcement, is disqualifying. A misdemeanor crime of domestic violence is any offense involving the use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by a current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian of the victim. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?

A. Yes
B. No

6. Do you have a current valid State driver's license?

A. Yes
B. No

C. At this time, I do not have a current state driver's license, but I will be able to obtain a valid state driver's license within the next three months.

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

7. Indicate the extent of your experience in planning and preparing schedules.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had experience in planning or preparing schedules either for a small team or for brief periods of time.
C. I have planned and scheduled the day-to-day work of my immediate work unit on a continuous basis.
D. I have performed mid- to long-range (that is, quarterly or annual) planning and scheduling of work for my immediate work unit when there were complicating factors (for example, conflicting priorities, work involving multiple disciplines).
E. I have directed and overseen the planning and scheduling of work for a multi-unit organization. I have established criteria and priorities and reviewed, amended, and consolidated the plans developed by subordinates.

8. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing plans for a program or an organization.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. Under the guidance of others, I have developed short-range plans for a program (for example, set timelines, established milestones, identified needed resources).
C. I have developed both short- and long-range plans for a program or organization (for example, set timelines, established milestones, identified needed resources).
D. I have overseen the development of plans that were broad in scope or were complex, involving multiple entities.

9. Indicate the extent of your experience in translating goals into action plans.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have participated in a local process/project to develop action items for an action plan that supported established goals for a specific program area.
C. I have led a local process/project to develop action items for an action plan that supported established goals for a specific program area.
D. I have led a process/project for the conversion of agency goals to an action plan for a primary organizational unit or equivalent.
E. I have overseen the process/project for the conversion of agency goals to action plans. I have monitored these action plans, made appropriate adjustments, and measured goal accomplishment.

10. 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 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.

11. Indicate the extent of your experience in improving the efficiency and quality of the work performed.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have made specific changes that have improved my efficiency and the quality of my work.
C. I have recommended changes that have been adopted by multiple work units and have improved their efficiency and the quality of their work.
D. I have recommended specific changes that have improved my work unit's efficiency and the quality of its work.

12. 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.

13. Select the choice which best describes your ability to establish and maintain effective working relations outside of the organization.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have provided information, resolved simple problems, questions, or complaints, and directed nonroutine problems, questions, or complaints to the appropriate person/office.
C. I have maintained relationships with members of the public who have diverse needs, assessed their needs, and provided information to them. I have resolved fairly nonroutine problems, questions, or complaints.
D. I have developed and maintained relationships with interest groups with diverse needs, anticipated and assessed their needs, and provided information to them. I have resolved nonroutine problems, questions, or complaints.

14. Indicate the extent to which you have gathered and analyzed facts, determined the accuracy of the data, defined the problem, and identified solutions.

A. I have gathered data or information in preparation for analysis by others.
B. I have gathered data or information, analyzed it, and summarized the results of my findings.
C. I have gathered data or information, performed analyses, summarized results, and identified problem areas.
D. I have gathered statistical data and narrative information, performed analyses, summarized results, identified problem areas, and propose or implemented solutions.

15. Indicate the extent of your experience in responding to Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries/complaints.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have drafted portions of responses for higher-level review on Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries based on my understanding of Federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
C. I have written responses/testimony and represented the organization on Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries based on knowledge of Federal laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

16. Indicate the extent to which you have identified the impact and implications of alternative decisions on your program or organization.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have participated in brainstorming sessions convened to identify the impact of various proposals on a specific issue.
C. I have developed and presented written analyses of the predicted impact on the organization at the national level of any of multiple alternative proposals, including justification for a recommended course of action.
D. I have led a workgroup charged with determining the most viable option for resolving a matter, and made a formal recommendation to superiors.

17. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing and interpreting policy on designated programs.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have assisted and provided input to my superiors or subject-matter experts concerning the development of a new policy or the application of a new policy to a specific program.
C. I have drafted and/or studied proposals for the implementation of new policies or provided recommendations for the application of policies to a specific program.
D. I have independently developed and implemented new policies that impacted a specific program or interpreted the program response to far-reaching policy directives.

18. Indicate the extent of your experience in monitoring and evaluating work plans.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. Under the close guidance of others, I have evaluated the effectiveness of work plans.
C. I have independently evaluated the effectiveness of work plans and assessed progress toward achieving mission objectives.
D. I have supervised and approved the work of those responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of work plans and assessed progress toward achieving mission objectives.

19. Indicate the extent of your experience in supporting and implementing changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure.

A. I have worked with my peers to implement changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure.
B. I have disseminated information about changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure to peers and/or subordinates and explained the impact of these changes.
C. I have disseminated information about changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure, explained the impact of these changes to internal and external stakeholders, and ensured that the changes were implemented.

20. Select the choice which best describes the extent of your experience in and responsibility for employee training.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have been responsible for providing informal on-the-job training to peers and subordinates.
C. I have identified subordinates' training needs and ensured that the necessary development and/or training was provided to improve the efficiency and quality of the work.
D. In addition to providing informal on-the-job training to peers and subordinates, I have been responsible for identifying subordinates' training needs and recommending different types of training.

21. Indicate the extent of your experience in reporting to higher level officials on program status and/or technical problems requiring resolution.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have reported primarily to my immediate supervisor, either formally or informally, on program status and/or technical problems requiring resolution.
C. I have given formal written reports and oral briefings to higher level officials both within and outside my organization regarding program status and/or technical problems requiring resolution.
D. I have given formal briefings to higher level officials in the organization regarding program status and/or technical problems requiring resolution.

22. Select the choice that best describes how you have interacted with others, including all levels of employees and management and external parties (for example, media, Congress, trade community).

A. I have interacted successfully with others primarily in my own organization on tasks/projects.
B. I have interacted successfully with others at various levels both within and external to my work organization to resolve work-related problems by providing pertinent information.
C. I have provided interpretation, technical guidance, and direction to the media, congressional staff members, and/or the trade community.

23. Select the choice which best describes your ability to communicate in writing.

A. I have written responses to requests for information, or I have edited non-technical writing from others.
B. I have written policies, procedures, training manuals, and/or other technical materials.
C. I have explained in writing the application of laws, regulations, precedents, covering legal actions, or I have written congressional testimony that presented sensitive or controversial information.

24.

Does your flight log reflect a minimum of 1500 hours total flight time (100 hours of airplane and/or helicopter within the last 12 months), 75 hours instrument, 10 of which must have been in actual instrument flight conditions, 75 hours night, and 250 hours Pilot-in-Command?  (Up to one-fourth of the total flight hours may by waived for individuals who have demonstrated possession of the knowledge and skills needed to perform the work.)

A. Yes
B. No
C. I have demonstrated possession of the knowledge and skills needed to perform the work.

25. Which of the following statements best describes your medical certificate?

A. I possess a current FAA Class I Medical Certificate.
B. I occupy a Customs and Border Protection Air Interdiction Agent position and possess a current Class II Medical Certificate.
C. I do not possess either of the above described medical certificates.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-14 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures.  Details and temporary promotions do not count.  Your response to the following question will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible.  If you are referred non-competitively and your claim cannot be verified, you will lose further consideration under this announcement.  Therefore, if you are uncertain about the promotion potential of positions held, respond with a “No.”   

26. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-14 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

27. Are you a current political Schedule A or Schedule C Executive Branch employee or a former political Schedule A or Schedule C Executive Branch Employee who held the position within the last 5 years to a competitive or non-political excepted service position under Title 5 of the United States Code?

 OR

Are you a current non-career Senior Executive Service (SES) Executive Branch employee or a former non-career SES Executive Branch employee who held the position within the last five years to a competitive or non-political excepted service position under Title 5 of the United States Code? 

A. Yes
B. No