Protocol Officer


Vacancy ID: 2007738   Announcement Number: WTEY172852402007738   USAJOBS Control Number: 478717200

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 2007738


1. Title of Job

Protocol Officer


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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

Enter the lowest grade level you will accept.


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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

These dates are required if you have claimed Veterans' Preference unless you have claimed derived Preference (i.e., widows, spouse, etc.)
Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


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:


062250053 Monterey, CA

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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: 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. Each category has an information link which specifically names the required documents. 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:


• serving on a career or career-conditional competitive service appointment
• serving on an excepted service Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) and has personal competitive status
• serving on a current temporary or term appointment and has personal competitive status
• serving on an excepted service appointment with the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) and has personal competitive status


Click here to review the required document(s) and eligibility information:

Department of the Army Current Civilian 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:

• current or former federal employees who were displaced from a position in a federal agency (other than the Department of Defense), for example IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc. AND
• your displacement must have occurred in the same local commuting area of this vacancy.


Click here to review the required document(s) and eligibility information: ICTAP

Are you eligible for priority selection under ICTAP because you are or will be displaced from a non-DoD federal agency within the local commuting area of this vacancy?

3. Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer. This category includes employees who are currently employed in the competitive service as a permanent career or career-conditional employee with the DoD (e.g., Air Force, Navy, Marines, DLA, DFAS, or DoDEA). This category does not include Department of the Army employees.


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Current Permanent DoD - Civilian Employee (non-Army)

Are you eligible as a DoD Transfer?

4. Transfer from a federal agency other than Department of Defense (DoD). This category includes competitive service, career or career-conditional employees of federal agencies other than the Department of Defense (e.g., Dept of Labor, VA).


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Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee

Are you applying to transfer from a federal agency other than the DoD?

5. Reinstatement. This category includes:

• former federal service employees who attained career status on a permanent, competitive status appointment
• former federal service employees who attained career-conditional status on a permanent, competitive status appointment and are within three years of the date of separation.


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Reinstatement Eligible


Are you eligible for reinstatement?

6. Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI). This category includes individuals:

• who have been continuously serving in a NAF or Army Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) position without time limitation for at least one year OR
• who have been involuntarily separated from such an appointment without personal cause within the preceding year.


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Interchange Agreement


Are you eligible under a NAFI Interchange Agreement?

7. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible. This category includes individuals who are currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional federal employee in the excepted service for an agency that has an interchange agreement with the OPM.


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Interchange Agreement

Are you eligible under an OPM Interchange Agreement?

8. Retired from federal service, seeking employment as a re-employed annuitant.
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Employment of Federal Civilian Annuitants

 

Are you eligible as a Re-employed Annuitant?

INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE MILITARY OR WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR EMPLOYMENT BASED ON PERSONAL OR DERIVED VETERANS' PREFERENCE.


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

9. 30% Disabled Veteran. This category includes disabled veterans whose discharge was under conditions other than dishonorable AND:

• retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30% or more; OR
• have an official statement, dated 1991 or later, certifying as having a compensable service connected disability of 30% or more.


Click here to review the required document(s) and eligibility information: 30 Percent or More Disabled Veteran

Are you eligible for appointment as a 30% disabled veteran?

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

• who served 3 or more years of continuous active duty service in the military (NOTE: if released shortly before completing a 3-year tour, you are considered to meet this eligibility); or
• who have preference eligibility; or
• who have derived preference

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Veterans Employment Opportunities Act - (VEOA) of 1998

Are you applying for consideration under the VEOA?

INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MARRIED TO MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS.

11. Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant. This category includes:

• military spouses registered in the Priority Placement Program, Program S, for this local commuting area; AND
• for the series and grade of this position.

IMPORTANT: Program S registrants are only eligible for consideration for this category if they matched through the PPP.

Click here to review the required document(s) and eligibility information: Military Spouse Preference through PPP

Are you registered in Program S of the PPP?

12. Appointment of Certain Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473. This category includes:

• A spouse of a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who has orders specifying a permanent change of station (not for training); OR
• A spouse of a 100% disabled service member injured while on active duty; OR
• The un-remarried widow or widower of a service member who was killed while performing active duty.

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Military Spouse under E.O. 13473

Are you eligible under E.O. 13473?

INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE UNDER OTHER APPOINTING CATEGORIES

13. Executive Order (E.O.) 12721.  This category includes those who meet the following conditions:

• you worked in an overseas area as an Appropriated Fund Federal employee
• you are/were a family member of an appropriate sponsor (a Federal civilian employee, a Federal NAF employee, or a member of a uniformed service) during the overseas employment
• you completed 52 weeks of creditable service, AND
• you are applying within 3 years of returning to the U.S. from the overseas tour of duty

Click here to review the required document(s) and eligibility information: E.O. 12721 Eligible

Are you eligible under E.O. 12721?

Thank you for your interest in a Protocol Officer position with the Department of the Army.
Your resume and the responses 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 your application.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of Protocol Officer at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service. Please note that your resume must support the response you select.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in coordinating and administering protocol activities, coordinating and executing visits by high-ranking military, civilian, and local distinguished official guests, preparing itineraries, conducting background information research on potential visitors, maintaining records of events.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

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.

2. Coordinate visits to ensure proper courtesies and honors are afforded the visiting dignitaries.

3. Establish policies and procedures for visits of distinguished personnel to ensure command objectives are fulfilled.

4. Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws.

5. Determine proper protocol in connection with ceremonies, receptions, official luncheons and dinners.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

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.

6. Research visitor information to determine the purpose of the visit and establish discussion topics for the Commander.

7. Perform research to ensure appropriate cultural practices and transitions are observed.

8. Coordinate logistical support to ensure timely transfer of hosted guests to and from official functions.

9. Exercise tact and professionalism in dealing with sensitive situations.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

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.

10. Analyze results of visits in order to provide adequate summary to higher level reviewers.

11. Represent the Commander or Senior Staff Members at social and other official events.

12. Brief upper-level management on upcoming events in order to modify existing event protocol.

13. Liaise with embassies and Federal agencies to obtain pertinent information.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

14. Prepare the annual budget for the Protocol Office based upon past experience to ensure future anticipated workload is budgeted for.

15. Monitor disbursement of allocated funds to ensure to capture cost data for later analysis.

16. Maintain files and records to justify expenditures for procurements and budgetary purposes.

17. Exercise control of contingency fund.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

18. Establish job performance standards.

19. Execute hiring actions to fill vacancies.

20. Evaluate completed work of subordinates.

21. Ensure that personnel are adequately trained.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

22. Your responses to the 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.

Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration.

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.