Program Specialist (Planning), GS-301-12/13


Vacancy ID: 869005   Announcement Number: MG-2013-02156-WLW-869005-D   USAJOBS Control Number: 341089000

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 education or experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform as a GS-0301-12 Program Specialist.

A. My resume supports at least one year of specialized experience in a position applying the principles, concepts and practices to National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) in order to plan, coordinate, and assist in the preparation for and response to all-hazards that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service.
B. I do not have the experience as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the letter that describes the education or experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform as a GS-0301-13 Program Specialist.

A. My resume supports at least one year of specialized experience serving as a technical authority on the principles, concepts, and practices to National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) in order to develop long range detailed plans in support of incidents and prepare for and response to all-hazards that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service.
B. I do not have the experience as described above.

3.

Do you have FQS qualification as a Logistics Section Chief (type II) or equivalent civilian, federal, state or municipal qualifications in logistics management?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. 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.

4. Involvement in "hands-on" leadership at the Federal, state, and/or local levels.

5. Managing the collection, evaluation, analysis, dissemination and use of information about an incident that involved a large-scale or catastrophic incident.

6. Experience working with the laws, policies, rules and regulations or directives governing emergency management planning and response operations.

7. Supervisory experience as a governmental or private sector supervisor to build a support organization allowing the organization to meet all of its goals as defined in it's strategic plan.

8. Serving in a leadership position performing activities associated with the initial management of an incident command established at the complex disaster or emergency site involving multiple jurisdictions.

9. Knowledge of various laws, policies and regulations governing emergency management planning and response operations.

10. Knowledge of the various participant's roles and standard practices.


11. Developing, implementing and evaluating new concepts for the improvement in emergency management response missions.

12. Experience in working with other state agencies in recommending courses of action in disaster operations.

13. Developing, implementing and evaluating new concepts in operational analysis in an emergency response.