Lead Workforce Management Specialist - NIAID - DE


Vacancy ID: 824951   Announcement Number: NIH-NIAID-DE-13-824951   USAJOBS Control Number: 335921400

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in the Lead Workforce Management Specialist, GS-301-13, position at our agency. We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Choose the one answer that best describes how you meet the basic qualification requirements for the Lead Workforce Management Specialist, GS-301-13, as described in the Qualifications section of the Vacancy Announcement.

A. I qualify for this position at the GS-13 level because I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: providing leadership, guidance and advice on strategic human capital planning activities; developing annual and long-range workforce plans for human capital utilization; preparing analytical reports on accomplishments, plans, trends, and opportunities; collecting, analyzing and interpreting workforce data to identify gaps between the present workforce and future organizational requirements.
B. My experience does not match the choice above.


The following section is used to determine your non-competitive eligibility or priority consideration. If you want non-competitive or priority consideration, you must submit the required documentation to verify your eligibility as indicated.

1. Schedule A (Individuals with Disabilities) - I am an individual who has a permanent, severe physical, psychiatric, or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, and wish to be considered non-competitively.

 

NOTE: If you select "yes" in response to this question, you must submit Proof of Disability. If you are selected, you will be asked to provide a Certificate of Job Readiness. You can obtain this documentation from a licensed medical professional; licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (State or private); or any Federal agency, State agency, agency of the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.

 

For more information on this hiring flexibility, please visit the USAJobs Individuals with Disabilities Page

A. Yes
B. No

2. Commissioned Corps Member– I am currently an officer enlisted in the PHS Commissioned Corps. I am interested in staying in the Corps if selected. NOTE: If you select "yes" in response to this question, you will NOT be referred on the competitive Delegated Examining certificate of eligibles, as selection from that list would require you to resign or retire from the Corps. For more information on the Commissioned Corps, please visit the U.S. Public Health Service Commission Corps Website

 

 

 

A. Yes
B. No

3. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)/Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) -  I am a current or former federal employee displaced from a position in a federal agency (e.g., IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) in the same local commuting area of the vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under ICTAP/CTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and are well qualified.

 

NOTE: If you select "yes" in response to this question, you must submit copies of the appropriate documentation, such as a reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, a SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. You must also submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record.

 

For more information on ICTAP/CTAP, please visit OPM’s The Employee's Guide to Career Transition Page.

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

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.

1. Coach others in the selection of problem solving methods and techniques

2. Distribute and balance workload among employees in accordance with their skill level and the organization's changing priorities.

3. Review completed work of others to ensure quality and adherence to priorities, methods and deadlines.

4. Monitor and report on the progress of work performed by others.

5. Convey the results and recommendations of a work team to an organization's leadership.

6. Resolve informal complaints of team members.

7. Develop and evaluate annual and long-term strategic human capital plans.

8. Develop and evaluate workforce planning programs.

9. Develop workforce planning tools ensuring that they fit organizational requirements.

10. Develop business and operational planning documents.

11. Identify potential workforce gap issues.

12. Ensure that long-range workforce and related operations plans are integrated with strategic organizational plans.

13. Analyze programmatic data addressing human capital utilization.

14. Conduct analyses of workforce trends, requirements, and projections.

15. Report on accomplishments, plans, trends and opportunities in human capital utilization.

16. Identify gaps between present and future organizational and workforce requirements.

17. Develop competency management models.

18. Report on human capital utilization, including any recommendations for improvements to upper management.

19. Present advice to senior management officials on the distribution of work among an organization's workforce.

20. Evaluate the effectiveness of workforce planning activities, and recommend improvements.

21. Present advice to senior management officials on appropriate skills mix and total labor requirements to achieve an organization's mission.

22. Provide briefings/updates concerning workforce planning to supervisors.

For the following questions, please indicate YES or NO to best describe your experience.

23. Have you worked on a team assigned to a project related to developing and communicating recommendations on assessment and planning activities?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

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.

24. Write reports, decisions, contracts or other action documents related to organizational workforce needs.

25. Write decision papers, including findings and recommendations relating to organizational workforce needs.

26. Develop policies and procedures related to assessments of workforce needs.

27. Communicate recommendations on changes in policies and procedures related to workforce needs.

28. Develop written recommendations of an organization's human capital needs.

29. Write analytical reports of findings and recommendations regarding workforce trends and projections for upper management officials.

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

30. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of 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 the 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.