Select at least one occupational specialty code. The specialty code(s) for this position are 001, 002 and 003. Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired. Each code is defined below:
001 - Open to All
002 - Competitive Merit Promotion. This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service. You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. SF-50 or veterans documentation).
003 - Noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities. This includes applicants who are eligible for noncompetitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for positions at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted positions covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.). This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced for this 881334. For more information about special hiring authorities, visit: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp. You must provide qualifying documentation for a noncompetitive or special hiring authority.
Complete this section ONLY IF you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). To be considered, you must be a surplus or displaced Federal employee as defined in the regulations, be applying for a vacancy at or below the grade level of the position from which you have been or are being separated (and with no greater promotion potential than your position), and be occupying or have been displaced from a position in the same local commuting area as the vacancy.
Note: To receive consideration for the CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation as specified in the vacancy announcement.
1. In order to qualify for this position at the GS-15 level, you must meet the following requirement:A. I have at least one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) monitor the implementation of a training program to establish reporting requirements, evaluation methods and measures; 2) serve as the central reference point for inquiries, guidance, interpretation and program monitoring and evaluation for training and workforce development training; 3) formulate the implementation of policies, regulations and procedures pertaining to training management, career development, career education, and career mobility for executive and non-executive employees; 4) identify and plan common needs of training and development opportunities via traditional classroom training, online self-study, development programs, and career planning, and/or counseling and coaching; and 5) manage the overall work to enhance achievement of the program goals and objectives.
Ability to supervise
For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list A through E following that most accurately describes your current level of experience and capability.A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
2. Oversee the overall planning and direction of a program.
3. Set priorities and plan schedules for completion of work.
4. Manage the overall work to enhance achievement of the program goals and objectives.
5. Approve the allocation and distribution of funds in the organization's budget.
Skill in administrative policies, laws and regulations
6. Manage the development of policy changes in response to changes in levels of appropriations or other legislated changes.
7. Review overall accomplishment to ensure adherence to schedules and conformance with policy and objectives.
8. Formulate and oversee implementation of policies, regulations and procedures pertaining to training management and career development for executive and non-executive employees.
9. Develop guidance on program planning and evaluation.
Ability to plan, organize and implement training programs
10. Monitor the implementation of a training program to establish reporting requirements, evaluation methods and measures.
11. Develop new and enhance existing training programs.
12. Serve as the central reference point for inquiries, guidance, interpretation and program monitoring and evaluation for training and workforce development training.
13. Identify and plan common needs of training and development opportunities via traditional classroom training, online self-study, development programs, and career planning, and/or counseling and coaching.
14. Develop strategic learning opportunities with instructional systems design principles and applications.
Knowledge of a wide range of methods for the assessment and improvement of systems, processes and programs
15. Initiate and participate in review and improvement of work methods, organizational features, and the structuring of positions to achieve optimum staffing and expertise needed.
16. Ensure that adequate internal control systems are developed and operative so that resources are efficiently and effectively managed.
17. Centralize and leverage the community's training and learning resources to drive efficiency and effectiveness of training and development initiatives.
18. Understand and apply the principles of Instructional Systems Design in the development of training.