Emergency Management Program Specialist (Individual Assistance), GS-0301-11/12


Vacancy ID: 865692   Announcement Number: MG-2013-02236-LDC-865692DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 340520100

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MG-2013-02236-LDC-865692DE
1. Title of Job

Emergency Management Program Specialist (Individual Assistance), GS-0301-11/12
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426540101 Philadelphia, PA

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25. 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. For the GS-11: From the responses below, select the one that BEST describes your experience that allows you to meet the qualification requirements of this position at the GS-11 grade level.

A. I have at least one (1) year specialized experience at the GS-09 Federal grade level which includes specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 level in Federal Service which demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the administration and management of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public under Public Law 93-288 (the "Stafford Act)" and the implementing regulations, policies and procedural guidance for these programs under the Stafford Act.
B. I have some experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level, which demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the administration and management of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public under Public Law 93-288 (the "Stafford Act)" and the implementing regulations, policies and procedural guidance for these programs under the Stafford Act.
C. I have some experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level, but my experience does not include knowledge of and skill in the administration and management of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public under Public Law 93-288 (the "Stafford Act)" and the implementing regulations, policies and procedural guidance for these programs under the Stafford Act.
D. I have some experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level, but my experience does not include working for an emergency management organization.
E. I do not have the experience described above.

2. For the GS-12: From the responses below, select the one that BEST describes your experience that allows you to meet the qualification requirements of this position at the GS-12 grade level.

A. I have at least one year of of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level in Federal Service which demonstrates knowledge of and skill in the administration of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public under Public Law 93-288 ("the Stafford Act)" and the implementing regulations, policies and procedural guidance for these programs under the Stafford Act.
B. I have some experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level, but my experience does not include one full year of specialized experience which demonstrates knowledge of and skill in the administration of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public under Public Law 93-288 ("the Stafford Act)" and the implementing regulations, policies and procedural guidance for these programs under the Stafford Act.
C. I have some experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level, but my experience does not include one full year of specialized experience which demonstrates knowledge of and skill in the administration of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public under Public Law 93-288 ("the Stafford Act)."
D. I have some experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level, but my experience does not include specialized experience in the administration of Individual Assistance and Human Service programs to the general public.
E. I do not have the experience described above.

3. Select the statement from the below responses that best describes your background.

A. I have at least one year of experience working in the Individual Assistance section at presidentially declared disasters that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the National Incident Management System, the Incident Command System, and the Emergency Support Functions.
B. I do not have the knowledge/experience described in statement A.

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.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of, and experience in the administration and delivery of Individual Assistance programs to the general public, including legislative authorities, program regulations, policies and procedural guidance.

A- I have not had training or experience in this area.
B- I have had training in these areas, but have not yet applied it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with these tasks.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

4. Managing and coordinating various components of Public Law 93-288. Components include but are not limited to: assessment teams and rapid needs assessment coordination with other federal agencies.

5. Coordinated operational elements and activities of private, voluntary agencies with other federal agencies under the National Response Framework.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of, and experience with, the relationships between Federal, state and local emergency management officials.

A- I have not had training or experience in this area.
B- I have had training in these areas, but have not yet applied it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with these tasks.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

6. Directing Individual Assistance operations during federally declared major disaster or emergency.

7. Managing Individual Assistance staff on an emergency response team and provided program guidance and direction.

8. Establishing and maintaining contact with counterparts at the Federal, state, local levels that participate in disaster response and recovery efforts.

9. Ensuring legal and technical compliance with the provisions and criteria of the "Stafford Act," PL 93-288, as amended.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your skills in the systematic analysis and evaluation of Federal, State and local emergency management recovery issues and problems resulting in clear presentations of the results with options and recommendations concerning Individual Assistance recovery requirements or capabilities. Please select only one letter.

A- I have not had training or experience in this area.
B- I have had training in these areas, but have not yet applied it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with these tasks.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

10. Serving in various management, supervisory roles in administration, coordination and delivery of disaster assistance operations.

11. Directing the operations of the Individual Assistance elements of the integrated Federal, state local and voluntary agency damage assessment teams.

12. Providing necessary data needed, and leadership required, in preparing the analysis, summaries, conclusions and recommendations on the incident based on the combined damage assessment for the Regional Administrator's approval.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge of, and experience with,the National Response Framework in order to coordinate, oversee and evaluate emergency preparedness, planning, response, and recovery activities including damage assessment procedures and criteria.

A- I have not had training or experience in this area.
B- I have had training in these areas, but have not yet applied it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with these tasks.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is normally an everyday requirement of my job.

13. Providing information on the National Response Framework (NRF), including ESF-6 (Mass Care, Emergency Services, Housing and Human Services).

14. Providing technical and management oversight to federal agencies under FEMA's mission assignment ands those agencies performing direct Federal assistance under Public Law 93-288, or their own authorities.

Choose the answer for each task statement from the list below that best describes your ability to effectively communicate with senior-level officials of other Federal agencies, senior representatives of State and local governments, the general public, and private organizations having responsibilities in emergency management. Please select only one letter.

A- I have not had any training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have a general understanding and have occasionally helped others on the job with this task.
D- As a collateral duty, I do have some experience. However, this is not a major part of my normal job duties.
E- I have supervised others or have extensive experience in this area. This is a major part of my job duties and is a requirement of my job.

15. Responding to requests for information and delivering briefings, speeches, papers and reports concerning Individual Assistance Programs.

16. Providing information about Individual Assistance programs to the media, government officials and the general public.