Fire Program Specialist-GS-301-13


Vacancy ID: 815888   Announcement Number: MG-2013-01569-KJD-815888DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 334603100

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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

1. Please indicate the level of experience that qualifies you for a GS-301-13 Fire Program Specialist.

A. I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in federal service in a full time Chief Officer level position promoting the National Incident Management System and the National Response Framework within a local, county, tribal or state emergency service jurisdiction.
B. I do not have the experience described in the above statement.

2. I have experience planning, developing, and implementing operational protocols for preparedness and response activities for major fire, rescue, hazardous material, and other emergency incidents within a municipal fire department.

A. My experience meets this requirement and is supported in my resume.
B. My experience does not meet this requirement.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. 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.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

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. Working as a fire department officer managing programs or policy related initiatives for the municipal fire service.

4. Focusing on the interrelationship of terrorist related practices and their potential threat to the fire and emergency services.

5. Managing programs involving research and information collection and dissemination regarding natural, man-made, and all-hazard related issues dealing with the emergency services sector.

6. Working with staff that review and analyze information for critical oral and written communication for the emergency service sector.

7. Presenting classified and/or sensitive but unclassified briefings to senior level staff.

8. Working as a fire department officer on the integration of the Emergency Services Sector Specific Plan elements from the National Infrastructure Protection for implementation at the municipal, local, tribal or state jurisdiction level.

9. Working as a fire department officer with protocols for evaluating and prioritizing resource allocation for response to all-hazard incidents in the municipal fire service.