Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)
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.
Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 12.
If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?
Reasonable Accommodations for taking the online assessments are provided on a case-by-case basis only to qualified individuals with a disability covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended.
Do you have a disability (physical or mental) that you believe will interfere with completing the online assessments and require a Reasonable Accommodation?
Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. Please review the description below and select the method you wish to be considered for this position:
Choose 001 - Competitive Referral: This applies to the following candidates:
Choose 002 - Non-Competitive MP: This applies to the following candidates:
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
Please answer yes or no to statement number below. Your response will determine if you are qualified for the Supervisory Program Specialist, GS-301-12 position.
1. I have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or above in the Federal Service as of the closing date of the announcement. Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the work of the position. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for examples of specialized experience.A. Yes
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.
Note: Submission of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.
2. Apply analytical and evaluate methods and techniques, administrative requirements, and operating procedures to plan, schedule, and conduct study, analysis and evaluation of the efficiency and effectiveness of programmatic operations.
3. Conduct extensive research of data from diverse sources.
4. Extract and assemble information.
5. Evaluate the quality, effectiveness, and responsiveness of services provided and initiate improvements where possible.
6. Skill in analysis and negotiation to interpret and organize data, coordinate projects, and gain acceptance for recommendations.
7. Research and/or analyze the problems, issues, program requirements, and/or uncommon administrative issues.
8. Determine pertinent issues, collect relevant information from a wide variety of sources and develop practical solutions.
9. Knowledge of the mission, programs, operations, and relationships of the Division to provide administrative services that are responsive to the specialized needs and contribute to the accomplishment of program objectives.
10. Plan and/or accomplish special projects assigned by higher-level management.
11. Use advanced analytical techniques to develop conclusion.
12. Solve unusual problems in performing a variety of duties related to special projects involving administrative or support issues.
13. Serve as a point of contact and interact with foreign regulatory officials and Center contacts in support and planning of international inspections.
14. Arrange briefings, orientations, training, and familiarization for the selected investigators and for debriefing sessions.
15. Coordinate for passports and visas and Notification of Foreign Travel.
16. Provide feedback and/or evaluation of employee performance.
17. Resolve informal complaints and issues.
18. Develop work improvement plans and make recommendation as necessary.
19. Provide advice and guidance to others related to work and administrative matters.
20. Provide feedback to next level management for consideration in strategic planning and budget taking into account recommendations form team input.