Supervisory Community Development Program Specialist


Vacancy ID: 880008   Announcement Number: HHS-ACF-DE-13-880008   USAJOBS Control Number: 342165300

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

Supervisory Community Development Program Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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14

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Competitive

21. Geographic Availability

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and meets the Basic Qualification requirements for Supervisory Community Development Program Specialist, GS-101-14.

A. I have a Degree in behavioral or social science or a related discipline appropriate to the position.
B. I have a combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
C. I have four (4) years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social science equivalent to a major in the field.
D. I do not possess the education as described above.

2. From the description below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the Additional Qualification Requirement for the Supervisory Community Development Program Specialist, GS-101-14
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and can be demonstrated through skill in oversight, administration, technical assistance, policy development, monitoring and closeout functions associated with community development grant programs.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-13) in the Federal service.
B. I do not possess the specialized experience as described above.

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.

3. Write policies, procedures, guidelines and instructions for a major program.

4. Plan, direct and oversee the responsibilities in the award of contracts and grants.

5. Determine legislative changes and recommends approval to higher level officials.

6. Provide expert consultation and assistance to States and local officials, grantees, and Tribes in the interpretation of policies, regulations and guidelines.

7. Develop and/or direct the development of a wide range of reports, analyses and briefing material, including charts, graphs, and other visual materials.

8. Develop and/or direct the development of responses to grantees and constituents.

9. Direct the response to a wide range of inquiries concerning activities related to a major national program, including requests from grantees, State and local officials.

10. Draft legislative proposals for annual budget and legislative submissions.

11. Conduct studies to identify those problems or types of problems that occur in the program operation process, and initiate action to resolve problems.

12. Plan, oversee, and direct the implementation of training and technical assistance activities.

13. Evaluate a major national program and identify policy enhancements.

14. Responsible for providing technical assistance in planning, implementing, operating and managing a block grant program.

15. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates and establish their work schedules, deadlines, and standards for acceptable work.

16. Coordinate and integrate contractor work schedules and processes with work of subordinates or others.

17. Find ways to improve production or increase the quality of the work directed.

18. Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as: warnings, reprimands, and recommending other action in more serious cases.

19. Encourage and stimulate program interest.

20. Represents management at conferences and meetings dealing with major aspects of a Nationwide program.

21. Meet with grantees through on-site reviews to identify grantee training and technical assistance needs.

22. Give advice, counsel or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.