Supervisory Program Specialist, GS-301-14


Vacancy ID: 851080   Announcement Number: MG-2013-02142-KJD-851080DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 339647600

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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.

1. From the descriptions below, select the letter that describes the experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform as a GS-0301-14 Supervisory Program Specialist.

A. My resume supports at least one year of specialized experience performing a full range of administrative support services to include establishing, implementing and analyzing administrative policies and procedures that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service.
B. My resume supports at least one year of specialized experience performing a full range of administrative support services that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service.
C. My resume supports at least one year of specialized experience establishing, implementing and analyzing administrative policies and procedures that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service.
D. I do not have the experience described above.

Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.  "Refer to Resume" will not be accepted. Maximum length of 250 characters.

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. Leading employees through a team based approach to completing assignments, developing initiatives, and resolving challenges.

3. Handling complex problems or issues that require interpretation of policies, analysis of a number of different guidelines and procedures.

4. Recommending new policies, guidance, and procedures that are approved for implementation.

5. Participating in oral discussions in which the purpose was to plan, coordinate, or consult on work efforts or to resolve operating problems.

6. Influencing or motivating individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals and who have basically cooperative attitudes.

7. Serving as a principal advisor on administrative management matters.

8. Handling administrative problems or issues that require analysis of a number of different guides. Guides may be very general or lead to conflicting decisions.

9. Interpreting and recommending administrative policies, guidance and implementing procedures.

10. Coordinating and conducting complex research and studies.

11. Analyzing data and developing concise recommendations based on findings that are accepted for implementation by senior level officials of an organization.