Protocol Officer


Vacancy ID: 1995485   Announcement Number: EUJD172318661995485   USAJOBS Control Number: 476417900

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 1995485


1. Title of Job

Protocol Officer


2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
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

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants.
822 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
823 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
824 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
825 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
826 Job supervisor
827 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
828 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
829 School Placement/Career Office
830 Employment Office
831 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
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

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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

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question.


001 Protocol Officer

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


GM9500000 Wiesbaden

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate 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).

Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN A CIVILIAN CAPACITY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY. An answer of "yes" to this question conveys eligibility as a current Army civilian employee.

This section of the questionnaire will be used to determine your eligibility for appointment in the Federal Government or your status for referral to the selecting manager. Please read each category description carefully because you may be eligible under more than one category. You must respond "yes" to at least one of these questions, or you will receive a rating of "ineligible."

NOTE: Additional information, including specific required documents for each category, is available as a downloadable information sheet.  The links for each are located on the job opportunity announcement. For each "yes" response, you must submit the required documents as part of your application package. It is your responsibility to provide the proof that you meet one or more eligibility categories. If you do not submit the required documents with your application, you will not receive credit for that eligibility category. If your application does not include the required documents for at least one eligibility category, you will receive a rating of "ineligible."

A- Yes
B- No

1. Current Department of the Army Civilian Employee. This category includes current Army employees:

Are you a current Army civilian employee?

INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE CURRENT OR FORMER CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES.

2. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). This category includes:

INDIVIDUALS WITH ELIGIBILITY BASED ON U.S. MILITARY SERVICE (PERSONAL OR DERIVED)

Additional information about eligibility categories for veterans can be found in the Office of Personnel Management's Vet Guide.

3. Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998. This category includes veterans whose discharge was under honorable conditions AND who:

Are you applying for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act?

INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MARRIED TO, OR DEPENDENTS OF, MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS OR FEDERAL CIVILIANS WHILE ASSIGNED OVERSEAS.

4. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment. This category includes spouses of an active duty military member (sponsor) of the US Armed Forces who accompanied the military sponsor on a permanent change of station (PCS) move to a foreign location.

An online eligibility wizard is available at https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur/employment/msp/index.asp.

Are you eligible for Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment?

5. Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment. This category includes:

Are you eligible for Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment?

Thank you for your interest in the position of Protocol Officer, GS-0301-13 position with the Department of the Army. Your resume and the responses you provide to this assessment questionnaire will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Select the one statement below that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Protocol Officer at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service which includes work that involves providing guidance to senior leaders on protocol policies and procedures; planning and coordinating protocol events such as strategic engagements or ceremonies in various environments.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment. Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

For each task in the following group, choose response 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- Yes.
B- No.

2. This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Are you willing to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance?

3. This position requires walking, standing, bending, carrying of papers, briefcases, and portable office automation equipment. Are you willing to comply with this requirement?

4. This position requires personal attendance at hosted official social functions which involves extended work hours on holidays, weekends, and throughout the workweek. The nature of the position results in the scheduling of duty hours to accommodate arrivals and departures of visitors. Are you willing and able to schedule duty hours to accommodate extended work hours on holidays, weekends, and through the workweek?

5. This position requires Temporary Duty (TDY) travel at least 20 percent of the time. Are you willing to be TDY at least 20 percent of the time?

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.

6. Review protocol initiatives for responsiveness to Command requirements and assure continued responsiveness.

7. Determine the need to develop revised or improved protocol plans based on a thorough understanding of national and international rules, procedures and forums prescribing traditional and diplomatic customs, courtesies and etiquette.

8. Present recommendations for protocol program improvement to the Chief of Staff based on expert knowledge of protocol principles, methods, practices and techniques.

9. Coordinate with senior leadership on protocol program issues affecting the management and administration of the Command's program.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

10. Coordinate and facilitate protocol support for visits of US and foreign dignitaries and guests.

11. Design and produce formal invitations, sequence of events, and programs for ceremonies.

12. Plan, coordinate, and execute all protocol support for formal military ceremonies and following receptions involving a large organization.

13. Organize social and protocol arrangements for official presentations and events including honors, awards, promotions, retirements, changes of command and assumption-of-command ceremonies.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

14. Maintain records and files of expenditures for official dinners, luncheons, and receptions to include the use of official representation funds.

15. Brief senior leadership on events.

16. Develop and issue standard operating procedures.

17. Prepare guest lists, invitations, seating arrangements, flag display, coordinate/brief escorts on coverage, security, transportation requirements, and installation access.

18. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.