Supervisory Hazard Mitigation Specialist, GS-0301-14


Vacancy ID: 897324   Announcement Number: MG-2013-02646-WLW-897324-M   USAJOBS Control Number: 344569000

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MG-2013-02646-WLW-897324-M
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Hazard Mitigation Specialist, GS-0301-14
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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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

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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

Read the definitions below to determine what options (001 and/or 002) you are eligible to apply.  Please check all that apply (you must select at least one to receive consideration).

 

001 – Merit Promotion.  This option includes current or former Federal service employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles, 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). 

002 – Noncompetitive.  This option includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Veterans’ Recruitment Authority (VRA) (for positions up to the GS-11 Federal level), Military Spouse Non-Competitive Hiring Authority, and persons with disabilities.  This also includes applicants who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal competitive position at the full performance grade level for this position.


001 Merit Promotion Eligibility
002 Non-Competitive Eligibility

21. Geographic Availability

250120025 Boston, MA

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. Please indicate your eligibility to apply under Merit Promotion Procedures.

A. I am a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status or reinstatement eligibility or are eligible under an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing your eligibility and time-in-grade (52 weeks at the next lower grade).
B. I am a veteran separated with veteran's preference or after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. If you are a current career or career-conditional employee without time-in-grade, you will not be considered under this authority. You must provide official documentation of your military service, such as a DD-214 or statement of service.
C. I am a current or former displaced Federal employee in the local commuting area. To be considered, you must be rated at or above the well qualified rating criteria for this position. You must submit supporting documentation, such as a copy of your separation personnel action (SF-50) an a copy of your reduction in force letter.
D. None of the above. I am not eligible under Merit Promotion Procedures.

2. Please indicate your eligibility to apply non-competitively.

A. I am a current or former civilian Federal employee who has held a permanent position in the competitive service with the same or higher promotion potential as this position or am eligible under an interchange agreement. You must submit a copy of your latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.
B. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for persons with disabilities such as Schedule A. You must provide a copy of your certification from state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
C. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority, such as those authorized for disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. You must provide a copy of your DD-214 and VA letter.
D. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority such as those authorized for returning Peace Corps volunteers. You must provide your Peace Corps documentation.
E. I am eligible for a Veterans Recruitment Appointment based on (1) a disabled veteran; or (2) a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or (3) a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or (4) recently separated veteran. You must provide documentation of your service and/or disability such as a DD-214, statement of service, and/or VA letter
F. None of the above. I am not eligible to be appointed non-competitively.

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.
Choose the statement below that best describes your experience. Please select only one letter.

3. I have at least one year specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level, or experience equivalent to this federal grade, demonstrating the ability to manage and direct the work in support of Risk Analysis programs and I have provided the applicants a thorough understanding of the Federal/OMB rules and regulations; and knowledge of the concepts and principle associated with Risk Analysis.

A. YES
B. NO

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.
Choose the statement below that best describes your experience. Please select only one letter.

4. I have knowledge of and/or experience in performing and reviewing risk analysis studies including but not limited to flood analysis/studies.

A. YES
B. NO

Choose the statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge and experience.

5. Knowledge of and experience with the identification and assessment of the risks associated with natural hazards and planning related to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Flood Hazard Mapping Activities, Dam Safety Program, Earthquake Program, Building Sciences and HAZUS.

A. I do not have the knowledge or experience described.
B. I have had experience applying this knowledge, but that experience is narrow and limited.
C. I have basic knowledge of the relationship, authorities, and operations of federal, state, and local government laws and implementation affecting natural mitigation identification and risk assessment.
D. I have experience with and knowledge of the relationship, authorities, and operations of Federal, state, and local government laws and affecting natural hazard identification and risk assessment. Experience demonstrates an understanding of the NFIP and Flood Mapping.
E. I have experience and comprehensive knowledge of the relationship, authorities, and operations of Federal, state, and local government laws and implementation affecting hazard mitigation identification and risk assessment related to the NFIP, Flood Mapping, HAZUS, and the Dam Safety, Earthquake Programs.

Choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter.

6. Knowledge of, and experience with supervisory management techniques and skills to effectively manage a team of high qualified technical and non-technical staff members.

A. I do not have education or training in the techniques and skills described above.
B. I limited experience with supervisory or management techniques and skills.
C. I have program management experience with limited supervisory or team lead responsibilities.
D. I have experience as a supervisor with management and administrative experience. This includes responsibility for daily operations, supervision of employees and program management in engineering, planning, emergency management and/or mitigation related fields under stressful conditions.
E. I have experience as a supervisor with Team Leaders and Senior Specialists and management and administrative experience that includes responsibility for daily operations, supervision of employees and program management in engineering, planning, GIS, risk analysis, emergency management and mitigation related fields. This experience demonstrates ability to effectively communicate program goals and objectives and direct the work of others to accomplish the mission as well as dealing with and resolving conflicts within subordinate staff

Choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter.

7. Knowledge of FEMA laws, regulations, and policies in order to manage complex mitigation programs related to risk analysis, engineering, map production, hazard mitigation planning.

A. I do not have education or experience in the areas described.
B. I have limited knowledge of FEMA laws, regulations, and policies in order to manage complex mitigation programs related to risk analysis, engineering, map production, hazard mitigation planning.
C. I have familiarity and knowledge of the management of the technical disciplines of engineering, land use planning, map production and hazard mitigation.
D. I have experience with the management of the technical disciplines of engineering, land use planning, map production and hazard mitigation.
E. I have experience in a leadership position in managing the technical disciplines of engineering, land use planning, map production and hazard mitigation.

Choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter.

8. Ability to speak effectively with diverse groups on technical and potentially highly contentious and controversial issues, and to render information and opinion into an easily understood written form.

A. I do not have training or experience in the task described.
B. I have limited experience, and under supervision, performing these tasks.
C. I have experience briefing individuals or making oral presentations before groups and experience in writing reports and letters
D. I have experience making oral presentations before organizations or interest groups, and in briefing officials on important, serious or controversial issues. OR Experience writing letters or documents that must present an idea or describe an action that must be taken by the reader.
E. I have experience as a primary speaker, presenter or conductor of meetings, public forums, workshops, seminars, etc., on major issues; and in delivering oral presentations to inform federal, state /local officials or private sector organizations or interested parties with respect to significant or controversial matters. AND Experience writing letters or documents that must present an idea or describe an action that must be taken by the reader.

Choose the statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge and experience.

9. Ability to effectively communicate in writing to a diverse group of readers on technical and potentially highly contentious and controversial issues, and to render information and opinion into an easily understood format.

A. I do not have training or experience in the task described.
B. I have limited experience, and under supervision, performing these tasks.
C. I have developed technical and instuctional materials for distribution and training purposes for a variety of programs.
D. I have developed policy, procedures and technical criteria which has been used as primary guidance in Federal, state and local programs as well as the private sector.
E. I have served as a subject matter expert and lead on developing policy, procedures and techncial criteria which was used as throughout Federal, state and local governments as well as the private sector.

Select the statement from the list below which most accurately reflects your level of skill.

10. Knowledge of the relationships between Federal, State and local emergency planning/management officials.

A. I do not have the knowledge, education or experience described.
B. I have a basic understanding of the relationships described, but have never worked in developing those relationships.
C. I am familiar with FEMA relationships with State and local emergency planning/management officials but have minimal or no direct experience working such relationships.
D. I have knowledge of FEMA relationships with State and local emergency planning/management officials gained by direct working experience in a non-lead or supervisory role.
E. I have a thorough and complete working knowledge of FEMA relationships with State and local emergency planning/management officials acquired in a lead or supervisory role.