Engineering Psychologist


Vacancy ID: 825577   Announcement Number: NEAG13400164825577D   USAJOBS Control Number: 336063900

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 825577


1. Title of Job

Engineering Psychologist


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


05
07
09
11
12

11. Miscellaneous Information

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants. 
802 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
803 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
804 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
805 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
806 Job supervisor
807 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
808 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
809 School Placement/Career Office
810 Employment Office
811 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

These dates are required if you have claimed Veterans' Preference unless you have claimed derived Preference (i.e., widows, spouse, etc.)
Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question. 

 

Code is defined below:

 

 


001 Engineering Psychologist

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:


240015025 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate 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).

Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in an Engineering Psychologist position with Department of the Army. 

 

We will evaluate your resume and your response to this Occupational 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. Select the one statement below that best describes the education that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an Engineering Psychologist.

A. I have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with a major or equivalent in psychology.
B. I do not possess any of the education described above.

2. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an Engineering Psychologist at the GS-05 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 level in Federal service which includes work that involves conducting background research, recording data from tests and observation studies, and assisting with the set up of equipment for experiments.
B. I have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with a major or equivalent in psychology.
C. I possess the specialized experience in response A AND the education in response B.
D. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

3. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an Engineering Psychologist at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal service which includes work that involves researching previous studies and literature relevant to the field, acquiring data, and computing numerical data.
B. I have one year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement.
C. I possess the specialized experience in response A AND the education in response B.
D. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

4. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an Engineering Psychologist at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service which includes work that involves designing and executing projects of limited scope using human subjects, reviewing previous studies and literature relevant to the field, and analyzing data.
B. I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I possess the specialized experience in response A AND the education in response B.
D. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

5. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an Engineering Psychologist at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in Federal service which includes work that involves conducting studies using human subjects, maintaining awareness of test programs, and preparing reports.
B. I have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I possess the specialized experience in response A AND the education in response B.
D. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

6. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of an Engineering Psychologist at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in Federal service which includes work that involves designing and executing projects using human subjects, developing test procedures, and assisting in the development of documents (guidelines, specifications, standards).
B. I have a PH.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
C. I possess the specialized experience in response A AND the education in response B.
D. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment.  Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

7. This position requires the incumbent to possess, or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Do you possess or are you able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance for the duration of your employment?

8. This position requires the incumbent to meet Defense Acquisition Workforce Act (DAWIA) requirements applicable to the duties of the position. This is an Acquisition Position and requires certification in Career Field T, Test and Evaluation Engineering. Do you meet these requirements or are you able to meet these requirements within 24 months of your employment?

9. This position requires the incumbent to travel away from the duty location 25% of the time. Are you willing to travel away from your duty location 25% of the time?

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. 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.

10. Design experiments that incorporate the psycho physics of human perception (such as signatures, sensors, illuminators, etc.).

11. Design procedures for gathering information on human skills, abilities or experiences (such as eye tests, hearing tests and demographics).

12. Review human performance data to identify anomalies due to human subject issues (such as lack of interest or understanding of task).

13. Develop participant instructions or training that clearly identifies tasks that bring subjects to a more similar level of understanding.

14. Maintain awareness of techniques used in tests/experiments incorporating human subjects to anticipate future direction.

For each response of “E” above, 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 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.

15. Identify key aspects of experimental design (such as randomization) to isolate variable of interest in tests or experiments.

16. Analyze data using a variety of statistical techniques (such as analysis of variance).

17. Utilize methods for applying confidence intervals to analyze data.

18. Utilize knowledge of sample sizes required to ensure adequate representation of populations in tests or experiments.

For each response of “E” above, 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 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.

19. Contribute to publications highlighting novel developments in measurement techniques incorporating human subjects.

20. Prepare documents (such as guidelines, standards, and test operation procedures) for use by personnel.

21. Prepare reports that describe tests/experiments.

22. Prepare reports that include conclusions/observations that summarize significant findings.

For each response of “E” above, 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 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.

23. Advise management on actions that may be required to assure success of projects.

24. Provide work direction to employees to accomplish the mission.

25. Present results of tests or experiments at conferences.

26. Advise peers within Department of Defense about topics in the field of engineering psychology.

For each response of “E” above, 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 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.

27. Develop test concepts (to include cost estimates) for execution of tests or experiments.

28. Adjust to accommodate situations (such as foul weather, loss of human subjects from sample pool, etc.).

29. Manage data collection events using large numbers of human subjects.

30. Identify instrumentation necessary to support evolving test or experiment requirements.

31. Participate in training necessary to support future testing requirements.

For each response of “E” above, 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.

32.

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.

Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration. 

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.