Thursday, May 07, 2015

Occupational Questionnaire, DHS Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program

https://applicationmanager.gov/Questionnaire.aspx?ID=4895773&PreviewType=Questionnaire


Vacancy ID: 1038090   Announcement Number: DHS-SES-CDP-2014-1038090   USAJOBS Control Number: 360312800

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

1. Title of Job
Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program 


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship
Are you a citizen of the United States?


7. Background Information

8. Other Information

9. Languages

10. Lowest Grade

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a current DHS employee, select which Component you currently work for (if you are not a current DHS employee, please select non-DHS):


01 DHS-HQ CIS-Ombuds
02 DHS-HQ CRCL
03 DHS-HQ DNDO
04 DHS-HQ I&A
05 DHS-HQ IGA
06 DHS-HQ NPPD
07 DHS-HQ OHA
08 DHS-HQ OGC
09 DHS-HQ OLA
10 DHS-HQ OPA
11 DHS-HQ OPS
12 DHS-HQ Policy
13 DHS-HQ PRIV
14 DHS-HQ S&T
15 DHS-HQ USM
16 ESEC
17 NCSC
18 CBP
19 CIS
20 FEMA
21 FLETC
22 ICE
23 OIG
24 TSA
25 USCG
26 USSS
27 Non-DHS Status employee
28 Non-DHS Non-status employee

12. Special Knowledge

13. Test Location

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

19. Job Preference

This question is for current DHS employees only.  If you are not a current DHS employee, please skip this question.  This question is for informational purposes only and will not affect the consideration of your application.  

Where is your current duty location?
1 The National Capital Region
2 Field Office
3 International Location

20. Occupational Specialties

Select the occupational specialty code 001.
001 DHS SES Candidate Development Program

21. Geographic Availability

990000000 Location Negotiable After Selection

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

CIVIL SERVICE STATUS
1. Status or Non-Status: You must select one category (status or non-status) under which you will be considered.  
Status applicants are applicants serving under career or career-type appointments in the civil service (block 24 on a SF-50).  Status applicants must apply as Status.  
Non-Status applicants are applicants who occupy other than career or career-type appointments within the civil service (e.g., temporary appointments).  Select the one category that applies to you.
A. Status
B. Non-Status


DRUG TESTING
2. Are you willing to take and be subjected to random drug testing?
A. Yes
B. No 


APPOINTMENT VERIFICATION
3. Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? (Informational Question)
A. Yes
B. No


4. Have you graduated from an OPM approved SES-Candidate Development Program?
A. Yes
B. No


5. Are you a current or former Career SES and your ECQs have been certified by OPMs Qualifications Review Board (QRB)?
A. Yes
B. No


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
6. Do you have experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-15 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors)? This experience must include serving as a head of a major organization or program within a bureau or company involving work in planning and directing specialized programs of marked difficulty, responsibility, and national significance and performing work of outstanding difficulty and responsibility while exercising independent judgment.  Your resume must support your response.
A. Yes
B. No 


SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE
7. Do you have one year of supervisory experience that included planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinate employees?  Your resume must support your response.
A. Yes
B. No 

If you responded 'Yes' to the above question, please list your job title and time period of when you obtained your supervisory experience. Statements indicating 'see resume' will not be considered. If you responded 'No', please enter "Not Applicable".

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS CATEGORIES
8. Final placement into an SES position requires that you meet the technical qualifications (TQs) for that position. You must select one category below (Core, Support, Law Enforcement, or Attorney) and the subgroup(s) within the category in which area you are interested. You must meet the technical qualifications for at least one of the program areas listed under the categories below for which you are seeking consideration. Select only one Technical Qualifications Category for which you would like to be considered.

A. Core Occupations (CO) -These are non law enforcement positions which require skill in managing complex mission critical programs related to homeland security. They carry out the core mission of the Department on a daily basis. Examples of positions in this category are intelligence; cyber security; international affairs; infrastructure protection; trade and agriculture; scientific research and services; emergency mitigation, response, and recovery; transportation security; marine safety and security; and immigration services and operations.

B. Support Occupations (SO) -These positions require skill in managing complex administrative programs. They provide support to the core mission of the Department While mission support occupations are essential to carrying out the core mission of the Department, these positions generally do not directly carry out the core mission on a daily basis. Examples of these positions in this category include management; finance/budget; procurement/acquisition; administration/facilities; information technology; human capital/human resources/training; diversity and civil rights; congressional/legislative/public affairs; policy and planning; business operations/transformation; security (personnel, information, and physical).

C. Law Enforcement (LE) -These positions require skill in managing complex criminal investigation or law enforcement programs related to homeland security. They are core mission positions covered for Law Enforcement Officer or Customs and Border Protection Officer enhanced retirement benefits. Examples of positions in this category are federal air marshal; protective services and operations; investigations; internal affairs; air and marine operations; border patrol agent; customs and border protection officer; and detention and removal.

D. Attorney/Legal (AL) - These positions require skill in preparing cases for trial and/or the trial of cases before a court or an administrative body or persons having quasi-judicial power; rending legal advice and services with respect to questions, regulations, practices, or other matters falling within the purview of the Federal Government agency (this may include conducting investigations to obtain evidentiary data). Examples of positions in this category are trial attorneys, attorney trial-examiner, naturalization examiner, judicial attorney, legal administration attorney, attorney advisor, legislative attorney, attorney-editor, general attorney, trade-mark trial and appeal attorney.

SES CDP CATEGORY CONSIDERATION LIST.
Please check yes to any positions for which you are qualified and desire consideration. The SES CDP curriculum is not tailored for participants based on the categories chosen. The information below will be provided to hiring managers to gauge where participants might be placed as an SES upon completion of the program.
The categories below are intended to be general and as comprehensive as practical for a limited list. If you know that you possess a skill set for which there are SES positions in DHS that do not fall under any of the categories below, please include it under "other." Please first review all the categories carefully and do not write in a more specific skill set within one of the categories; that will not be considered. Only write in a skill set that is not related to any of the other categories.


Core Occupations (CO) - These are non law enforcement positions with skills sets and content knowledge specific to carrying out the core mission of the Department. These positions carry out the core mission of the Department on a daily basis. From the list below, please check which positions for which you are qualified and desire consideration.
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.


9. Intelligence
10. Cyber Security
11. International Affairs
12. Infrastructure Protection
13. Trade and Agriculture
14. Scientific Research and Services
15. Emergency Mitigation, Response, and Recovery
16. Transportation Security
17. Marine Safety and Security
18. Immigration Services and Operations
Other: Please provide a description of your skill area in less than five words similar to the categories above.

Support Occupations (SO) - These positions provide support to the core mission of the Department. While mission support occupations are essential to carrying out the core mission of the Department, these positions generally do not directly carry out the core mission on a daily basis.
19. Management
20. Finance/Budget
21. Procurement/Acquisition
22. Administration/Facilities
23. Information Technology
24. Human Capital/Human Resources/Training
25. Diversity and Civil Rights
26. Congressional/Legislative/Public Affairs
27. Policy and Planning
28. Business Operations/Transformation
29. Security (Personnel, Information, and Physical)
Other: Please provide a description of your skill area in less than five words similar to the categories above.

Law Enforcement (LE) - These positions require skill in managing complex criminal investigation or law enforcement programs related to homeland security. They are core mission positions covered for Law Enforcement Officer or Customs and Border Protection Officer enhanced retirement benefits.
30. Federal Air Marshal
31. Protective Services and Operations
32. Investigations
33. Internal Affairs
34. Air and Marine Operations
35. Border Patrol
36. Customs and Border Protection Officer
37. Detention and Removal
Other: Please provide a description of your skill area in less than five words similar to the categories above.

Attorney/Legal (AL)
These professional legal positions require skill in preparing cases for trial and/or the trial of cases before a court or an administrative body or persons having quasi-judicial power; rending legal advice and services with respect to questions, regulations, practices, or other matters falling within the purview of the Federal Government agency. Examples of positions in this category:


38. Do you have a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and are you an active member in good standing of a State bar?

If you answered "Yes" to the above question, please identify the state(s) in which you are licensed to practice law and your bar license number. (Maximum Length: 1,000 characters)
39. Trial Attorneys
40. Attorney Trial-Examiner
41. Naturalization Examiner
42. Judicial Attorney
43. Legal Administration Attorney
44. Attorney Advisor
45. Legislative Attorney
46. Attorney-Editor
47. General Attorney
48. Trade-Mark Trial and Appeal Attorney
Other: Please provide a description of your skill area in less than five words similar to the categories above.

CERTIFICATION STATEMENT
49. Do you certify that you have qualifying experience and meet the minimum qualifications to serve in the program area you selected above?
A. Yes
B. No

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