Enter your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however, we can not process your application without it.
Enter Supervisory Management Analyst (Deputy)
Enter the lowest grade level (15-15) you will accept.
You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediately. Otherwise, you must provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Please select one of the following to show what criteria you meet to apply under Merit Promotion procedures.
The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
1. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal sector designing, conducting, reporting, and reviewing program evaluations, particularly reviews focused on the environment and human health; applying existing approaches and new developments to critical problems and in making decisions and recommendations which significantly change, interpret, or develop important programs; providing leadership, management, and direction in fulfilling the strategic vision and annual and strategic plans; developing and implementing innovative techniques and evaluations necessary to plan, direct, and carryout assignments vital to the success of the mission. (You must clearly show how you meet this requirement in your resume).A. Yes
In this part, you will respond to questions about supervisory/leadership experiences you have had that are related to the requirements of the job for which you are applying. Carefully review the response descriptions listed below. For each question or statement, select the ONE response description that best describes your experience.A- I have performed this task as a supervisor or director of a work unit/group/division.
2. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinate employees.
3. Sets and adjusts short-term priorities.
4. Assigns work based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty and requirement of assignments, and capabilities of employees.
5. Identifies ways to improve production or increase the quality of the work performed.
6. Develops performance goals standards.
7. Evaluates and coaches work performance of subordinate employees.
8. Gives advice or instruction to subordinate employees on work-related and administrative matters
9. Recommends appointment, promotion, and reassignment of employees.
10. Enforces minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands.
11. Identifies developmental and training needs of subordinate employees.
12. Analyzes and defends changes in goals, funding, staffing levels and organizational priorities.
13. Reviews and approves the substance of reports, correspondence, operational guidelines and other documents prepared by subordinate staff.
For each question/statement, select the ONE response description that best describes your experience and record your selections. Please select only one response for each item.A- I have not had experience in performing this task.
14. Manage the day-to-day operations of an office; providing technical direction to staff.
15. Coordinate assignments to ensure the most productive application of resources consistent with strategic objectives.
16. Assist in developing priorities for acquisitions of equipment, contracts, and other purchases.
17. Manage the administrative and technical contracts in, and for, the Office, representing the Office in planning for needed mission systems.
18. Maintain a working knowledge of environmental issues, policy development, and program progress that can affect the organization.
19. Monitor trends regarding issues and provide advice and guidance to staff on how to address such issues.
20. Coordinate the budget submissions, semi-annual reports, briefing documents, and other multi-office efforts ensuring controls are in place for effective management of resources and activities.
21. Review and analyze reports and other forms of communication for logic, adequacy or evidence, validity of conclusions, appropriations of recommendations, and/or conformance with fundamental principles of effective communication.
22. Lead, participate, and implement the organizational vision to develop a cohesive, effective operation.
23. Assist in the in the selection, documentation, defense, implementation, phasing, and change of evaluation work plans, staffing plans, program evaluation emphases required to meet Agency needs and professional standards.
24. Understand and communicate the goals of the strategic plan and integrate the strategic plan into work.
25. Negotiates win/win perspectives between stakeholders and customers.
26. Seek feedback on personal work assignments and provide feedback to improve performance.
27. Communicate the technical and programmatic aspects of program evaluations on behalf on the Office.
28. Maintain awareness on evaluation activities of other agencies to avoid duplication of efforts to improve coordination within the Inspector General community.
29. Prepare and participate in briefings for senior-level officials within the Office of Inspector General.
30. Participate in independent review of documents produced within the Office and serve as a decision maker to resolve differences of opinion on quality and content of documents in the event of disputes.
31. Use judgment, ingenuity, and discretion in determining intent, and in interpreting and evaluating existing legislation and policy and regulatory guidance.
32. Provide results for use by others within or outside the Agency (e.g., other analysts, line managers, contractors, grantees, other Federal agencies, Congress, OMB, industry groups, professional organizations, state environmental agencies, etc.)
33. Leads special studies of proposed policies assigned by the AIG and work with staff evaluators and Human Capital Managers to design, implement, and report on evaluations and audits outside the bounds on the OIG Annual Plan.
34. Knowledge of program evaluation theories and principles as well as Government Auditing Standards.
35. Oversee highly visible projects which consist of detailed studies which require analysis of interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of substantial mission-oriented programs.
36. Develop detailed plans, goals, and objectives for evaluating complaints regarding management of environmental programs.
37. As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
Certification of Information Accuracy
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.