Federal Preparedness Coordinator GS-301-15


Vacancy ID: 838094   Announcement Number: MG-2013-01952-LDC-838094DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 337193500

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you have experience developing and implementing preparedness programs including grants management, training and exercise planning and national preparedness?

A. Yes
B. No

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.

2. From the responses below, select the one that BEST describes your qualifications for the FPC GS-0301-15 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 in the Federal service, that includes specialized experience in the administration of emergency management programs under Public Law 93-288 (the "Stafford Act") and the implementing regulations, policies and procedural guidance for these programs as defined by the Stafford Act.
B. I do not have the experience as described above.

From the following items, choose the ONE statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. If marked 'NARRATIVE,' please provide a narrative statement addressing the question, please do not cut and paste your resume.
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. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or firing you after you begin work.

Please select the response that best reflects your experience performing the specified tasks.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Served as a consultant and/or principle advisor to senior level management on the interpretation of policies and directives related to emergency management.

4. Experience providing guidance or interpretation of emergency management related statutes, regulations, or guidelines to staff members within the immediate organization unit to which assigned.

5. Experience developing recommendations to change or improve existing policies and regulations involving emergency management and/or experience evaluating actions of others to ensure compliance with the statutes, regulations, and guidelines  

Please select the response that best reflects your experience performing the specified tasks.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Integrating and coordinating preparedness activities and investments that integrate key organizational goals, priorities, values, etc.

7. Responding to and recovering from threatened or actual domestic terrorist activities, major disasters, and other emergencies.

8. Experience managing the development and implementation of goals and objectives for an emergency management program.

Please select the response that best reflects your experience performing the specified tasks.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

9. Experience conducting high level research and analysis of narrative information and statistical data.

10. Represent the Division at top level preparedness meetings. Interpret and apply policies and directives for national preparedness related functions.

11. Use manual and/or automated systems for gathering and compiling data, and experience submitting process-based recommendations to sevior levels for review.

Please select the response that best reflects your experience performing the specified tasks.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

12. Supervisory experience serving in a leadership position to coordinate participation in emergency preparedness and Continuity of Operations Planning.

13. Experience negotiating with internal and external stakeholders in order to secure their timely implementation of recommendation resulting from Lessons learned, after action reports and/or hot washes.

Please select the response that best reflects your experience performing the specified tasks.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

14. Develop performance standards.

15. Resolve office conflicts through mediation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

16. Conducted performance evaluations at least annually and prepared written performance appraisals.