Highway Accident Investigator (Project Manager)


Vacancy ID: 822344   Announcement Number: HS-822344-MIB   USAJOBS Control Number: 335686400

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 822344
1. Title of Job

Highway Accident Investigator (Project Manager)
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

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8. Other Information

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

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Merit Promotion- All Current Federal Employees
002 Delegated Examining Unit- All US Citizens
003 Non-Competitive- Current Federal Employees in the position

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

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest with the National Transportation Safety Board.
Your resume and the responses you provide to this assessment questionnaire will be used 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 your application.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the specialized experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as a Highway Investigator (Project Manager) at the GS-14 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have one or more years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as writing reports of highway accident investigations and/or studies of highway safety, presenting on reports of highway accident issues; expertise in one highway investigative area (human factors, motor carrier factors, vehicle factors, highway factors or survival factors); experience organizing a major project such as a hearing, symposium, research experiment; and must have applied that knowledge in a written report; and experience independently conducting highway transportation accident investigations.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

2. Select the one statement that best describes the specialized experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as a Highway Investigator (Project Manager) at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have one or more years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as writing reports of highway accident investigations and/or studies of highway safety, presenting on reports of highway accident issues; expertise in one highway investigative area (human factors, motor carrier factors, vehicle factors, highway factors or survival factors) and must have applied that knowledge in a written report; participation in organizing a major project such as a hearing, symposium, research experiment; and experience in highway transportation accident investigations.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

3. Select the one statement that best describes the specialized experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform as a Highway Investigator (Project Manager) at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have one or more years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as writing reports on highway safety issues, presenting on reports of highway safety issues; expertise in one highway investigative area (human factors, motor carrier factors, vehicle factors, highway factors or survival factors); participation a major project such as a hearing, symposium, research experiment; and knowledge of highway transportation accident investigations.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I have no experience with performing these duties.
B- I have limited experience in performing these duties and will require additional guidance and/or supervision to perform at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing these duties with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I have supervised the performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by workers/superiors to assist them with unusually complex situations related to this task because of my expertise.

4. Produce reports based upon highway accident investigations.

5. Produce reports that address highway safety issues.

6. Respond to requests for highway safety information (NPRM responses).

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

7. Organizes major projects such as hearings, forums, or experiments in highway safety.

8. Establish milestones for the project.

9. Ensure the milestones for the project are met.

10. Prepare status reports on the project status

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

11. Integrate information from all multiple highway investigative areas.

12. Expert in one area of highway safety (human factors, motor carrier factors, vehicle factors, highway factors or survival factors).

13. Write reports in their area of expertise.

14. Present at meetings in their area of expertise.

15. Actively participate in highway accident investigations.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

16. Identify transportation safety problems.

17. Determine the accuracy and relevance of information.

18. Generate and evaluate alternatives, conclusions, and recommendations to mitigate transportation safety problems.

19. Experience in developing new insights into current situations.

20. Applies innovative solutions to existing problems.

21. Formulates new methods to address situations where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or unavailable.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

22. Produce written information, including technical reports that are appropriate for the intended audience.

23. Communicate information (e.g., facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner.

24. Proofread documents to ensure accuracy.

25. Proofreads reports for logical flaws and missing information.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

26. Integrate information from all multiple highway investigative areas.

27. Identify rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information.

28. Analyze factual data and information to improve highway safety.

29. Utilize analytic methods and tools, e.g., Fault Tree analysis, events and causal factors diagram, barrier analysis; to draw accurate conclusions.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

30. Secure consensus for ideas, interests, and resources necessary for the achievement of objectives.

31. Work with team members toward building a consensus.

32. Successfully negotiate to find mutually acceptable solutions.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

33. Conduct background research on issues of highway safety.

34. Knowledgeable about highway transportation databases.

35. Researches new areas in area of expertise to address safety issues.

36. Adapts procedures to fit the needs of investigative products.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

37. Persuade others to accept recommendations, cooperate, or change their behavior

38. Support own position/argument when challenged

39. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals toward goal achievement.

40. Convey a position on issues that may be controversial and defend that position

41. Supports issues areas with meticulous detail.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

42. Organize work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements.

43. Coordinate with others in response to multiple, competing demands to ensure work is completed in a timely manner.

44. Determine necessary sequence of activities and the efficient level of resources needed to achieve short and long term goals

45. Coordinate with customers when problems or conflicts occur that might impact the timely completion of work

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

46. Express information (e.g., ideas or facts) to individuals effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (e.g., technical, sensitive, controversial).

47. Effectively listens to others; attending to nonverbal cues, and responding appropriately

48. Make clear and convincing oral presentations to a variety of audiences.

49. Use presentation software programs and visual aids to convey general and technical information.

50. Answer questions independently in a manner that demonstrates thorough preparation.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

51. Influence, motivate, and challenge others.

52. Adapt leadership styles to a variety of situations.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each item, select the ONE response that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability using the scale below.

53. Encourage and facilitate cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity.

54. Foster commitment and team spirit.

55. Work with others to achieve goals.

For each response of E, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

56. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.