Regional Disability Integration Specialist, GS-301-12


Vacancy ID: 830066   Announcement Number: MG-2013-01826-LDC-830066DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 336224400

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

PLEASE BE SURE TO DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN YOUR RESUME THAT SUPPORTS YOUR RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONS BELOW. It is important that your submitted application package clearly shows that you possess the experience and skill levels that you claim in this questionnaire. Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your resume for this position. If not, your rating score will be adjusted or your application will be determined not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating your application ineligible and losing consideration or terminating your employment, if hired.

1. Choose one answer below that best describes your experience as related to the minimum qualification requirements for this GS-0301-12, Regional Disability Integration Specialist position

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience in a position responsible for ensuring that the access and functional needs and requirements of individuals with disabilities are being properly included and addressed in all aspects of emergency preparedness and disaster response, recovery, and mitigation that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 level.
B. My experience is less than that described above.


Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of policies and procedures pertaining to disability regulations. Please select only one letter.

A- I have not had any training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with this task.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

2. Extensive NGO/state/local/Federal experience leading emergency management programs that are inclusive of people with physical, sensory, mental health, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

3. Experience performing operations and support activities related to emergency management programs specifically inclusive of people with sensory, mental health, cognitive and intellectual disabilities or assisting higher level managers and/or specialists.

4. Knowledge of regulations, directives, policies and procedures governing disability inclusion and community integrated emergency management initiatives that are specifically inclusive of people with physical, sensory, mental health, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of emergency management disability rights. Please select only one letter.

A- I have not had any training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with this task.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

5. Credited at the State, local and Federal level in the application of emergency management related disability rights requirements.

6. Performed activities related to emergency management related and community integration related disability rights requirements or assisted higher level managers or specialist with this kind of work.

7. Basic knowledge and understanding of laws, regulations, directives, policies and procedures governing emergency management related and community integration related disability right requirements.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your ability to work and communicate with a variety to audiences. Please select only one letter.

A- I have not had any training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with this task.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

8. Extensive experience in communicating regarding both federal and state programs and policies to local state and or Federal officials and assisting in addressing the programs and policies.

9. Demonstrated experience in assisting state and/or local officials on matters related to federal or state programs and policies.

10. Knowledge of assisting state or local officials on matters related to federal and/or state programs and policies.

Choose the answer for each task statement for the list below that best describes your ability to communicate in writing with a variety of audiences.

A- I have not had any training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with this task.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

11. Prepare and revise plans, procedures, regulations, internal policies and procedures as needed to include training manuals and SOPs.

12. Writing up issues and recommendations in the form of briefing papers and memoranda and preparing replies to internal written request for information on technical issues.

13. Experience extracting data from available sources for the preparation of reports, writing correspondence or memoranda to explain a decision, process or requirement.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your ability to communicate with a variety of audiences providing training and presentations. Please select only one letter.

A- I have not had any training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with this task.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

14. Responds to technical and procedural inquiries, providing authoritative advice on program content, communicating agency policies and programs to others and makes presentations, conducting seminars and negotiating settlements.

15. Communicates with members of the local management team and other management officials and program representatives.

16. Explains procedures and regulatory requirements to others who may not have a clear understanding of the meaning or purpose of programs and participates in meetings, conferences or training sessions.