Project Specialist, GS-0301-09


Vacancy ID: 847147   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-847147   USAJOBS Control Number: 338337000

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

PROJECT SPECIALIST, GS-0301-09
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?
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.


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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

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 09.


09

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

 

Please review the description below and select the most appropriate category (you must choose one): 

Choose 001 - Competitive Referral: This applies to the following candidates:

  • A current or former federal employee who has not held a permanent position at the GS-9 grade level or above, with promotion potential to GS-13. 
  • An VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998) eligible: veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; (please attach DD-214)

Choose 002 - Non-Competitive MP: This applies to the following candidates:

  • A current or former federal employee who either is currently or has previously held a permanent position at the GS-9 grade level or above, or is/was in a trainee position at the GS-9 level with a promotion potential to the GS-13 or above.
  • Candidates eligible for a VRA appointment (please attach DD-214 and SF-50)
  • PHS Commissioned Corps Officer - This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps (please attach orders).
  • Candidates eligible for a Schedule A appointment (please attach Sch-A certificate and SF-50)(For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)   
  • Displaced Federal employees eligible for special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)
  • Military Spouses  (please submit documentation) 

001 Project Specialist - Competitive
002 Project Specialist - Noncompetitive

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:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Project Specialist, GS-301-09.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service to include experience managing projects or project segments through full project life-cycle to include the planning, budgeting, requirements development, design development and implementation phase.

B. I have completed 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D).

C. I have a combination of specialized experience and graduate level education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

D. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. 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.

2. Manage projects or project segments through full product life-cycle, including the planning, budgeting, requirements development, design development and implementation phases.

3. Plan, coordinate, and establish operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project's mission.

4. Propose action plans and schedules for specific phases of project accomplishment, both short and long-range.

5. Establish systems to review, control, and report on project status while identifying problems in achieving project milestones.

6. Conduct studies of existing procedures and makes recommendations or independently revises and develops alternative procedures improving the operation of the program.

7. Manage project resources to meet goals and objectives recommending approval adjustments to resources as needed.

8. Formulate recommendations and opinions based on background and understand policies, regulations, past practices, procedures and information.

9. Assess organizational and program problems and work processes and procedures identifying problem areas making recommendations as necessary.

10. Gather and organize information from a variety of sources such as records, computer flies, previous studies and interviews developing solutions and measurements of productivity and effectiveness for use by others.

11. Conduct studies of existing procedures and makes recommendations or independently revises and develops alternative procedures improving the operation of the program.

12. Conduct briefings and provide periodic reports to keep managers and executives advised of project plans and progress to communicate findings and recommendations.

13. Participate and plan meetings, conferences, and committees advocating policies and priorities assuring appropriate parties are notified and agenda prepare background information for speakers.

14. Prepare drafts, memoranda, policy statements, and/or other written guidelines, recommendations, or reports to the projects.

15. Contributes to the improvement of the program by developing policies, procedures, and updating standard operating procedures pertinent to the program.
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