Project Specialist


Vacancy ID: 835371   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-835371   USAJOBS Control Number: 336854800

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 835371
1. Title of Job

Project Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


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 under a Special Appointing Authority (e.g. Veteran's Recruitment Appointment, present or former Peace Corps personnel, current Postal Service personnel, etc?


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 11.


11

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 Competitive Promotion
002 NON- Competitive Promotion

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:


241679031 White Oak, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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-0301 -11.

A. Yes, I do have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level.
B. No, I do not possess the experience describe above.
Additional Qualification Requirements: In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements candidates must also:
Have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.

2. Are you a current Federal employee with Food and Drug Administration?

A. Yes
B. No

3.

Choose a method of consideration, please select on choice from the following; the specialty for this position are 001 and 002. Please note that you must select at least on specialty code but may select both codes if desired.

A. Competitive Merit Promotion: This includes current federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligible (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service).
B. Non competitive Merit Promotion: This includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who previously held, or currently hold, federal position at the grade of the 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.

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. Determines optimal approach to solve wide range of administrative situations.

5. Reviews and evaluates documents for completeness, soundness of objectives and suitability in terms of established criteria.

6. Obtains and analyzes information from files.

7. Maintains Director Schedule and determines availability or participation or need to attend functions, activities or meetings.

8. Plans, organizes and carries out special projects; researches guidance, policies and work practices on topics relating to Office and Divisions.

9. Develops and recommends strategies for handling special projects and initiatives based on organizational knowledge.

10. Identifies appropriate resources to supply anticipated or requested information.

11. Communicates findings and recommends solutions to identified problems through direct communication.

12. Provides staff assistance on a variety of confidential and sensitive matters.

13. Responds to inquiries from other internal organizations, outside organizations, industry and other Agencies.

14. Prepares designated segments of project documentation and other supporting information.

15. Prepares various travel documents, training documents, inventory documents and prepare supply request.

16. Prepares informational documents and emails while serving as Timekeeper Contact, Jr. ITAS Liaison and COLTS Leave Maintenance Clerk.