Inventory Management Specialist (National IMAT, Accountable Property Officer)-AD-2010-02


Vacancy ID: 838039   Announcement Number: MG-2013-SAA-838039-IMAT   USAJOBS Control Number: 337214500

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Choose one answer that best describes your experience as it relates to the specialized experience for the Accountable Property Officer, GS-2010-3 (equivalent to GS-10/11) Inventory Management Specialist. Ensure your resume fully supports the response that you select.

A. I am credentialed and qualified as a NIMS Accountable Property Officer or am in a commensurate position in a non-NIMS compliant organization and have performed this position on multiple incidents.
B. I possess a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university. My graduate level education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities, necessary to do the work.
C. I have at least 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university. My graduate level education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
D. I have a combination of successfully completed graduate level education beyond the second year and specialized experience. My graduate level education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
E. .I have at least one year of specialized experience in accounting for and tracking accountable property on the incident, including the accountability, protection, transfer, and ultimate disposition of personal property; and assigning Accountable Property Specialists (APSP) to facilities and locations as appropriate to ensure property accountability.
F. NO - I do not have at least one year of specialized experience.

2.

Do you have at least one year of specialized experience in the federal government, other state, local or non-profit organization, or the private sector that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 level monitoring  the process and accuracy of the hand receipts files; establishing inventory asset management protocols; ensuring that all assets are organized, stored, and secured; determining the appropriate inventory type; reviewing discrepancy reports to identify corrective actions generating annual inventory certification memorandum as required; reviewing Property Transfer Reports (PTRs) for accuracy; overseeing the Report of Survey (ROS) processes; demobilizing the APO; processing excess property; ensuring that internal and external agency materials are received into the ISR, coordinating property distribution as directed by the National Utilization Officer, managing the assets process for disposal,  and consolidation of all property documents for record retention in accordance with the FOG.? 

A. Yes, I have this extensive working knowledge and specialized experience,
B. No, I do not have this working knowledge or the specialized experience.

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

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. Be sure to describe the experience that supports your responses to the task statements below in your resume. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume or application form, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skills levels 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 submitted for this position. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified.

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.

3. .Manage and coordinate a property distribution program.

4. Perform inventory management activities associated with a property management program.

5.

.Perform activities associated with disposal of property,

6.

Perform supply management activities associated with application of life cycle management requirements.

7. Explain program processes and proce.dures to individuals outside the immediate work unit.

8.

Independently represent the organization in interacting with internal and external contacts on inventory management issues.

9.

Analyze reports that provide information on the availability of equipment and supplies.         

10.

Analyze complex and conflicting data.

11.

Monitor operations to ensure property is accounted.

12.

Participate in the presentation of training programs or other similar activities where inventory management processes and procedures are outlined for a designated audience.

13.

Independently prepare reports dealing with program status and outlining key issues associated with inventory management operations.

14. Independently prepare correspondence dealing with program inquiries, operations, and policies.

15.

Develop training materials or standard operating procedures in writing for utilization by other program personnel or to outline program operations.

16. Propose procedural changes designed to improve the effectiveness and proficiency of property management accountability and control.

17.

Execute logistics support responsibilities in support of emergency management operations.

18.

Execute logistics support responsibilities in exceptionally time sensitive environments within short deadlines.

19. Conduct special studies dealing with inventory management to examine particular problems and develop appropriate recommendations for program/procedural changes.

20. Determine the most effective and efficient approach to providing logistics support in critical situations.

21.

Personally conduct briefings and lead meetings outlining program status and key issues for management and other appropriate audiences.

22. Personally utilize word processing, data base management, and graphics software programs (such as Word Perfect, Excel and PowerPoint) in developing written documents.

23. Please select the response below that reflects your understanding of the special requirements of National Incident Management Assistance Team Members (IMAT).

A. YES
B. NO

24.

Are you aware that all FEMA employees are subject to 24-hour on-call in the event of an emergency, and all Federal employees may be subject to emergency deployment?

A. YES
B. NO

25.

Are you able to meet this commitment?

A. YES
B. NO

26.

Do you understand that the length of such deployment may last anywhere from days to months, depending upon the nature of the emergency or disaster?

A. YES
B. NO

27. Are you able to meet this commitment?

A. YES
B. NO

28.

Do you understand that in the event of an emergency deployment, your travel requirements may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require you to relocate to emergency sites, some of which are quite austere?

A. YES
B. NO

29.

Are you able to meet this commitment?

A. YES
B. NO