Project Specialist


Vacancy ID: 825596   Announcement Number: FDA-OUDLC-825596-151985   USAJOBS Control Number: 336711900

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 825596
1. Title of Job

Project Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you  a current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees with competitive status only?  Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


6. Citizenship

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

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 09.


09

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

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

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Project Specialist

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:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education which meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Project Specialist, GS-301-9.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service which include performing administrative duties that involve the drug review process, drafting correspondence to drug companies and other responsibilities that accompany submission of drug applications for review.
B. I possess a Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree;
C. I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
D. I possess an LL.M., certification
E. I do not possess the specialized experience and/or education described above.

2. Are you a current status employee with the FDA/CDER/OUDLC serving on a career/career conditional competitive service appointment?

A. Yes, I am a current status employee with the FDA/CDER/OUDLC serving on a career/career conditional competitive service appointment.
B. No, I am not a current status employee with the FDA/CDER/OUDLC serving on a career/career conditional competitive service appointment.

3. Do you have specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal Government which includes performing administrative duties that involves planning special projects and arranging complex meetings.

A. Yes, I have at least (1) year of specialized experience performing administrative duties that involves planning special projects and arranging complex meetings.
B. No, I do not have experience performing administrative duties that involves planning special projects and arranging complex meetings.

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.

4. Plans special projects on topics related to the Organization.

5. Provides decision on controversial and complex issues within purview to support organization.

6. Allocates resources to achieve objectives of the organization.

7. Identifies appropriate resources to gather and supply information needed for projects.

8. Researches records and consolidates information to provide to requested parties.

9. Assist in planning and arranging complex meetings at multiple locations to assure facilities and audiovisual.

10. Apprises supervisor of continuing activities and progress.

11. Responds to questions and personally answers routine requests to provide information.

12. Provide necessary explanation on projects.

13. Writes information on documents that articulate the supervisor's views on a subject.

14. Creates, and drafts letters and other correspondence for special projects.

15. Extrapolates and develop data for special projects for the office.

As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume and documents you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency during the probationary period, or other disciplinary action, including termination. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: Understand this warning; have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; and verified that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

16. Failure to agree or respond to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Select the most appropriate response below.

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 response 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.