Select at least one occupational specialty code. The specialty code(s) for this position are 001, 002 and 003. Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired. Each code is defined below:
001 - Open to All
002 - Competitive Merit Promotion. This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service. You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. SF-50 or veterans documentation).
003 - Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities. This includes applicants who are eligible for noncompetitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for positions at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted positions covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.). This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced for this 822116. For more information about special hiring authorities, visit: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp. You must provide qualifying documentation for a noncompetitive or special hiring authority.
Complete this section ONLY IF you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). To be considered, you must be a surplus or displaced Federal employee as defined in the regulations, be applying for a vacancy at or below the grade level of the position from which you have been or are being separated (and with no greater promotion potential than your position), and be occupying or have been displaced from a position in the same local commuting area as the vacancy.
Note: To receive consideration for the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation as specified in the vacancy announcement.
1. Select one statement from the choices below to show how you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position.A. I have at least one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) which involved performing activities such as: 1) developing or overseeing the development of short- and long-term strategies, goals, and objectives of major programs or organizations; 2) providing authoritative program guidance and project management for infrastructure protection programs related to chemical infrastructure and security compliance; 3) compiling data from multifaceted research and analysis using qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques to identify trends, draw conclusions and provide recommendations for program improvement and 4) ensuring organization-wide compliance with chemical infrastructure and security policies, guidance and requirements. (The contents of your resume "must" support your claim of specialized experience.)
Knowledge of Chemical Facility Regulatory Standards in order to make recommendations for the development and maintenance of complex compliance processes and programs
For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list A through E following that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability.A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
2. Make recommendations for the development and maintenance of complex processes and programs related to the protection and security of chemical facilities.
3. Interpret and apply policies, procedures and operating standards related to Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).
4. Oversee and ensure continual technical review of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) to ensure that covered facilities are in compliance.
5. Manage and collaborate assessment and analyses of vulnerability, consequence, and risk information to review the nation's most critical assets.
6. Plan, schedule, and carry out major projects concerned with vulnerability, consequence and risk assessment of chemical facilities according to Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)
7. Recommend appropriate action within established guidelines for specific cases related to Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) risks/threats based off of research and analysis.
8. Guide the integration of data to support recommendations for short- and long-range plan for diverse vulnerability and/or risk assessment processes/systems.
9. Assist with the development of and deliver capabilities to conduct inspections, vet compliance documents, and process letters and requests from the regulated community.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing to maintain effective liaison with internal and external contacts at all levels
10. Initiate and develop interagency and public or private partnerships to advance special projects in support of risk reduction efforts.
11. Write reports and briefings related to vulnerability, consequence or risk assessment matters.
12. Oversee the implementation and analysis of a security regulatory program.
Ability to supervise and/or lead the work of others
13. Assign and review work based on the skills and abilities of the employees.
14. Plan and arrange for the training and development of employees.
15. Hear and resolve complaints of subordinate staff and resolve conflicts in the workplace.
16. Develop and implement performance tools to track and measure organizational progress and success in meeting mission, goals, objectives, and timelines.
17. Enforce disciplinary action when needed.
18. Implement performance evaluation system and address poor performance when needed.