GS-15: In order to qualify for the GS-15 grade level, your resume must reflect one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-14 level in Federal service.
Specialized Experience for GS-15: Defined as experience 1) applying the principles and practices of a variety of administrative, professional and technical fields (i.e. water resources management/planning, water operations, power resources management/planning, power operations, finance/budget, human resources/EEO, contracts/procurement, IT, security, Safety); 2) coordinating programs collaboratively with organizations having varied and overlapping responsibilities and differing concerns and priorities; and 3) supervising subordinate staff.
Supervisory Competencies: Applicants should possess proficiency in the following competencies for successful performance of Federal supervisory work: (accountability, customer service, decisiveness, flexibility, integrity/honesty, interpersonal skills, oral communication, problem solving, resilience, and written communication). Additional information on supervisory competencies: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/Specialty-Stds/GS-SUPV.asp
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Human Resources (HR) will review resumes to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the assessment questionnaire. The assessment questionnaire will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Applicants determined best-qualified will be referred to the selecting official.
Category rating and selection procedures will be used for evaluating this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your on-line responses to the vacancy assessment questionnaire will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories: 1) Best Qualified, 2) Well Qualified and 3) Qualified. Qualified candidates will be assigned a numerical score on a scale of 70-100 and Veterans with preference will be placed at the top of their respective category.
Best Qualified candidates are those who meet minimum qualifications, are highly proficient in the major requirement(s) of the position, and proficient in most of the remaining aspects of the position.
Well Qualified candidates are those who meet minimum qualifications and are proficient in most aspects of the position.
Qualified candidates are those who meet minimum qualifications and possess only a few aspects of the position.
Applicants will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge Skills and Abilities through your resume and responses to the online questions:
KSA 1 Knowledge of work associated with managing hydro-electric power facilities, water resources, land and environmental resources management programs. To preview questions please click here.
KSA 2 Knowledge of administrative programs involving finance, budget, human resources, acquisitions, physical security, information technology, IT Security, safety, EEO, diversity and public affairs that support the business line.
KSA 3 Ability to collaborate in order to develop networks, build alliances, and find common ground with a broad range of stakeholders in the administration of complex programs, ensuring that stakeholder input is appropriately considered; to develop innovative solutions, and ensure conflicts are managed and/or resolved in a positive and constructive manner to maximize results.
KSA 4 Ability to comprehend and assimilate a wide variety of administrative and technical information related to program and project management to make decisions and resolve problems.
KSA 5 Ability to communicate using highly developed oral and written skills.
KSA 6 Knowledge of a full range of supervisory methods and personnel practices.
Your answers to the assessment questions will be verified against information provided in your online resume. Be sure that your resume clearly supports the responses to all the questions by addressing experience, education and/or training relevant to this position. Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. Applicants who exaggerate or falsify their experience and/or education may be removed from employment consideration.