Emergency Management Program Specialist (Public Assistance), GS-0301-09


Vacancy ID: 863019   Announcement Number: MG-2013-01991-LDC-863019DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 340217500

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MG-2013-01991-LDC-863019DE
1. Title of Job

Emergency Management Program Specialist (Public Assistance), GS-0301-09
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530170061 Bothell, WA

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

PLEASE BE SURE TO DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN YOUR RESUME THAT SUPPORTS YOUR RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONS BELOW. It is important that your submitted application package clearly shows that you possess the experience and skill levels that 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 for this position. If not, your rating score will be adjusted or your application will be determined 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 your application ineligible and losing consideration or terminating your employment, if hired.

1. Choose one answer below that best describes your experience as related to the minimum qualification requirements for this GS-0301-09 Emergency Management Program Specialist position.

A. I have at least (1) 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-07 level that includes specialized knowledge of Public Assistance in disaster programs.
B. I have successfully completed the requirements for a Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree OR have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., that is related to the position, which may be substituted for the specialized experience requirement of experience in performing the duties of a GS-09 Emergency Management Program Specialist (Public Assistance).
C. I have a combination of experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level and some higher level graduate education that has given me the ability to perform the duties of an Emergency Management Program Specialist (Public Assistance).
D. My education and experience is less than that described above.

2. Select the answer that best reflects your level of experience administering and coordinating Public Assistance disaster programs.

A. Yes, I have experience in administering and coordinating Public Assistance disaster programs.
B. No, I do not have experience implementing, administering and coordinating Public Assistance disaster programs.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your experience in disaster programs and emergency management as an Emergency Management Program Specialist (Public Assistance). Please select only one letter.

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 carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task in unusually complex situations.

3. Evaluating a large number of Public Assistance projects for program eligibility.

4. Analyzing appeals and preparing regional analysis and recommendation of follow-up actions, with particular attention to the laws, policies, regulations and other directives.

5. Reviewing Public Assistance Project Worksheets, with particular emphasis on ensuring accurate damage descriptions and quality scopes of work.

6. Managing projects and construction of a wide variety of complex public works and construction projects.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of management techniques and skills, as well as other basic administrative and fiscal principles.

Please select only one letter.

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 carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task in unusually complex situations.

7. Serving in a program role which involves program decision making ability.

8. Serving as a team leader/member on a Public Assistance field team and coordinate assessment activities with Federal, state and local partners.

9. Guiding staff in post disaster operations in the performance of close out activity.

10. Making program decisions in the Public Assistance Program in a Joint Field Office (JFO) and/or Regional Office.

11. Making program decisions as exhibited in making eligibility determinations for disaster projects.

Knowledge of computer systems.

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 carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task in unusually complex situations.

12. Preparing spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations.

13. Utilizing database software.

14. Operating National Emergency Management Information Systems (NEMIS) and the Emergency Management Migrated Information Environment (EMMIE).

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of principles and techniques of intergovernmental and interpersonal relations. Please select only one letter.

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 carrying out this task. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this task on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this task in unusually complex situations.

15. Generating correspondence response to appeal letters, audit reports, time extensions and a variety of other requests.

16. Conducting meetings in a variety of environments which involve local, state and Federal stake holders.

17. Generating presentations for a varied group which conveys complex information in a clear and concise manner.