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Grade: 11
* 1.GS-11 Choose one answer which best describes your education and/or experience in accordance with requirements for engineering positions at this level.
  1. I have a professional engineering degree in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
  2. I have a professional engineering degree which included differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than 1st year physics/chemistry) in 5 of the following 7 areas of engineering science or physics: statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, hydraulics, thermodynamics, electrical fields/circuits, nature and properties of materials, or comparable area of fundamental engineering science/physics such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics or electronics.
  3. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering, demonstrated by my current registration as a professional engineer by any state, District or Columbia, Guam or Puerto Rico.
  4. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering, demonstrated by passing the Engineer-in-training (EIT) exam or required written test for professional registration administered by Boards of Engineering Examiners in any state, District of Columbia, Guam or Puerto Rico.
  5. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering, demonstrated by completion of 60 semester hours of courses in physical, math, and engineering science and including engineering courses specified in Choice 2.
  6. I completed a bachelor`s degree in engineering technology or an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, math, hydrology or geology, and I have 1 year of professional engineering experience under professional engineering supervision.
  7. I do not meet or exceed the education or experience requirement as described.


* 2.GS-11 In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements, you must have professional experience, graduate education or a combination of professional experience and graduate education. Choose the one response that best describes your additional education or experience.
  1. I have at least one full-time year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-9 level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience.
  2. I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D., or I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in engineering or a related field which provided the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.
  3. I do not meet or exceed the education or experience requirements as described above.


* 3.Select the response that best describes your experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts in support of business or Governmental objectives.
  1. I have had limited experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts. When such situations have occurred, I received assistance by a senior employee or my supervisor.
  2. I have served in a position that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts. I was able to respond successfully without intervention or review by my supervisor.
  3. I have served in various positions that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts independently in order to convey information, clarify concerns, and gain agreement or understanding of issues that enabled further discussion or action.
  4. I have independently applied agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts to make recommendations that have been accepted and applied to further the success of irrigation, drainage, water supply or an environmental project.
  5. I have independently applied agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts to make recommendations that have been accepted and applied to further the success of irrigation and drainage for habitat restoration.
  6. I do not have experience applying agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts in a work setting.


* 4.Select the answer that best describes your experience in applying engineering and project management principles to monitor and evaluate work sequences, costs, schedule performance, and project integration. (Please ensure that your resume contains sufficient data to validate your selection).
  1. I have served as a project manager or as an engineer responsible for the overall construction or major modification of large dams or water conveyance facilities with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic operating systems.
  2. I have served as a project manager or as an engineer responsible for the overall construction of major modification of large dams or water conveyance facilities or power plants with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic operating systems under 30 feet in height.
  3. I have served as an engineer involved in some aspect of large construction projects.
  4. I have served as an engineer involved in some aspects of smaller construction projects that involved many aspects or features.
  5. I have education but no experience in the area of project management principles.
  6. None of the above


* 5.Select the response(s) below that describes your practical work experience(s) regarding water resource engineering.
  1. Water rights
  2. Water use
  3. Flood potential
  4. Sedimentation
  5. Statistical principles
  6. Climatological processes
  7. Statistical principles
  8. Water depletion studies
  9. Flood control studies
  10. Projected water needs studies
  11. Reservoir Operating Plans
  12. Need for water project operational changes
  13. Water project operating efficiency studies
  14. None of the above


* 6.Select the response that best describes your experience applying structural and non-structural water conservation practices in agricultural settings to quantify uses and distribution of water.
  1. I have completed course work or formal training on structural and non-structural water conservation practices for the quantification and distribution of water in agricultural settings.
  2. I have served in a position where I have written reports, letters, and memorandums in draft for review concerning structural and non-structural water conservation practices to quantify uses and distribution of water.
  3. I have experience in recommending, planning and/or implementing structural and non-structural measures for improved water conservation and management practices.
  4. I have experience as a technical member working on a project concerning structural and non-structural water conservation practices to determine water uses and the distribution of water.
  5. I have experience as a team leader responsible for budget, deadlines, decisions, goals, assigning duties, and holding team members accountable on projects to determine water uses and the distribution of water using structural and non-structural water conservation practices.
  6. None of the above.


* 7.Select the response(s) that best describe your highest level of experience solving highly complex or sensitive engineering problems. (Please ensure that your resume contains sufficient data to validate your selection).
  1. I have developed alternatives requiring considerable independent research to collect and analyze data and determine applicability to complex engineering problems.
  2. I have provided recommendations for solutions to highly complex or unusual civil engineering problems that could be resolved by engineering applications or approaches typical of the specialization or area of assignment.
  3. I have interacted with and exchanged factual and technical information with coworkers who were performing related work in order to resolve common or recurring issues and problems.
  4. I have served as team leader for brainstorming sessions to identify potential solutions for complex engineering problems.
  5. I have participated in brainstorming sessions to identify potential solutions for complex engineering problems.
  6. I have provided advice and guidance for solutions to non-routine civil engineering problems that could be resolved by conventional engineering applications or approaches.
  7. I have provided advice and guidance on general engineering problems that could be solved by applying proven theory or by conventional engineering applications or approaches.
  8. I have prepared basic information such as standard calculations, graphs, curves, or tables which were used by higher level engineers to solve problems. Recorded factual data for tests and observation studies or searched reports to obtain information.
  9. None of the above.


* 8.Select the response that best describes your experience in identifying alternatives and recommending solutions to problems in a work situation.
  1. I have education or training in problem solving processes, but limited experience in using the processes on the job.
  2. I have interacted with and exchanged factual and technical information with co-workers who perform related work in order to resolve common or recurring issues and problems.
  3. I have provided advice and guidance on general work problems in a functional area that could be solved by applying standard approaches, methods and/or technology.
  4. I have provided recommendations for solutions to multi-functional work problems that required knowledge of and/or experience in each of the functions.
  5. I have developed alternatives that required considerable independent research to identify sources of information, collect and analyze data, and determine applicability to complex work problems where precedents do not exist.
  6. I have led brainstorming or concept-development sessions to determine solutions and action plans for highly complex work problems that cross organizational or program areas.
  7. None of the above.


* 9.Select the types of engineering computer software and version that you are proficient in using.
  1. AutoCAD
  2. AutoCAD Civil 3D
  3. Reverse osmosis membrane performance software from membrane vendors
  4. Water quality modeling software
  5. Water chemistry and equilibrium software
  6. Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  7. Adobe Acrobat Professional
  8. None of the above.


* 10.Select the response(s) that describes the extent of your experience in water administration or water rights.
  1. I am knowledgeable of the generalized concepts of legal and institutional water requirements of water law.
  2. I have work experience that involved applying for, protecting, and working with water rights.
  3. I have experience working with water law and water rights in the 17 western states.
  4. I have practical working experience in determinations of bneficial and/or historical water use.
  5. I have practical working experience in the determinations of transferable water supplies.
  6. I have practical working experience in estimating the impacts/injury to third parties in investigations of improved water use efficiency, water regulation, and water reallocation.
  7. None of the above.


* 11.Select the response that best describes your experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates.
  1. I have had limited experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates. When such situations have occurred, I received assistance by a senior employee or my supervisor.
  2. I have served in a position that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates. I was able to respond successfully without intervention or review by my supervisor.
  3. I have served in various positions that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates independently in order to convey information, clarify concerns, and gain agreement or understanding of issues that enabled further discussion or action.
  4. I have independently applied agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates to make recommendations that have been accepted and applied to further the success of irrigation, drainage, water supply or an environmental project.
  5. I do not have experience applying agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts in a work setting.


* 12.Select the response that best describes your experience applying structural and non-structural residential, commercial and industrial and institutional water conservation practices in urban settings.
  1. I have completed course work or formal training on structural and non-structural water conservation practices for the quantification and distribution of water in urban settings.
  2. I have served in a position where I have written reports, letters, and/or memorandums in draft for review concerning structural and non-structural urban water conservation practices to quantify uses and distribution of water.
  3. I have experience in recommending, planning and/or implementing structural and non-structural measures for improved urban water conservation and management practices.
  4. I have experience as a technical member working on a project concerning structural and non-structural water urban conservation practices to determine water uses and the distribution of water.
  5. None of the above.


* 13.Select the response that best describes your agronomic experience for the improvement, production, management, and utilization of field crops, cover crops, and related types of vegetation in arid and semi arid climates.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 14.Select the response(s) that describes your experience in preparing written documents.
  1. I have written technical reports based upon research, analysis, and data collection that summarize findings and make recommendations to inform or guide others in my organization.
  2. I have written documents that serve as policy or formal guidelines for my organization.
  3. I have prepared written documents that summarize review comments on draft policy, technical papers, or complex reports.
  4. I have written briefing papers that clearly and concisely summarize important points and contain recommendations for consideration by managers in my organization.
  5. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to communicate information that is complex or controversial in nature.
  6. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to inform them of routine program activities or transmit documents.
  7. I have written technical reports or manuals to provide instructions for proper operation or maintenance of civil structures, or hydraulic, mechanical, or electrical equipment.
  8. I have education or training in written communications, but limited experience.
  9. None of the above.


* 15.I have worked with entities such as local landowners, community stakeholders, tribes, and government (i.e., local, state and Federal) agencies to coordinate on natural resource management issues on public lands.
  1. True
  2. False


* 16.Select all responses that reflect your experience to orally communicate technical and non-technical information.
  1. I have explained and/or defended higher level management policies.
  2. I have facilitated/chaired various types of organizational meetings.
  3. I have given presentations to large groups (20 or more) within and/or outside my organization.
  4. I have given presentations to senior management for purposes of obtaining decisions.
  5. I have given presentations to small groups (less than 20) within and/or outside my organization.
  6. I have led group discussions or Question and Answer sessions.
  7. I have participated in panel or group presentations.
  8. I have participated/presented at conferences.
  9. I have presented decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations of projects to senior officials.
  10. I have provided testimony or briefings to elected officials.
  11. I have served as a negotiator.
  12. I have taught or lectured at the postgraduate level.
  13. None of the above.


Grade: 12
* 1.GS-12 Choose one answer which best describes your education and/or experience in accordance with requirements for engineering positions at this level.
  1. I have a professional engineering degree in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
  2. I have a professional engineering degree which included differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than 1st year physics/chemistry) in 5 of the following 7 areas of engineering science or physics: statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, hydraulics, thermodynamics, electrical fields/circuits, nature and properties of materials, or comparable area of fundamental engineering science/physics such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics or electronics.
  3. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering, demonstrated by my current registration as a professional engineer by any state, District or Columbia, Guam or Puerto Rico.
  4. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering, demonstrated by passing the Engineer-in-training (EIT) exam or required written test for professional registration administered by Boards of Engineering Examiners in any state, District of Columbia, Guam or Puerto Rico.
  5. I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor`s degree in engineering, demonstrated by completion of 60 semester hours of courses in physical, math, and engineering science and including engineering courses specified in Choice 2.
  6. I completed a bachelor`s degree in engineering technology or an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, math, hydrology or geology, and I have 1 year of professional engineering experience under professional engineering supervision.
  7. I do not meet or exceed the education or experience requirement as described.


* 2.GS-12 In addition to meeting basic requirements for engineering positions, choose one answer which best describes your experience in accordance with requirements for engineering positions at this level.
  1. I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience.
  2. I do not meet the experience requirement as described.


* 3.Select the response that best describes your experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts in support of business or Governmental objectives.
  1. I have had limited experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts. When such situations have occurred, I received assistance by a senior employee or my supervisor.
  2. I have served in a position that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts. I was able to respond successfully without intervention or review by my supervisor.
  3. I have served in various positions that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts independently in order to convey information, clarify concerns, and gain agreement or understanding of issues that enabled further discussion or action.
  4. I have independently applied agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts to make recommendations that have been accepted and applied to further the success of irrigation, drainage, water supply or an environmental project.
  5. I have independently applied agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts to make recommendations that have been accepted and applied to further the success of irrigation and drainage for habitat restoration.
  6. I do not have experience applying agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts in a work setting.


* 4.Select the answer that best describes your experience in applying engineering and project management principles to monitor and evaluate work sequences, costs, schedule performance, and project integration. (Please ensure that your resume contains sufficient data to validate your selection).
  1. I have served as a project manager or as an engineer responsible for the overall construction or major modification of large dams or water conveyance facilities with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic operating systems.
  2. I have served as a project manager or as an engineer responsible for the overall construction of major modification of large dams or water conveyance facilities or power plants with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic operating systems under 30 feet in height.
  3. I have served as an engineer involved in some aspect of large construction projects.
  4. I have served as an engineer involved in some aspects of smaller construction projects that involved many aspects or features.
  5. I have education but no experience in the area of project management principles.
  6. None of the above


* 5.Select the response(s) below that describes your practical work experience(s) regarding water resource engineering.
  1. Water rights
  2. Water use
  3. Flood potential
  4. Sedimentation
  5. Statistical principles
  6. Climatological processes
  7. Statistical principles
  8. Water depletion studies
  9. Flood control studies
  10. Projected water needs studies
  11. Reservoir Operating Plans
  12. Need for water project operational changes
  13. Water project operating efficiency studies
  14. None of the above


* 6.Select the response that best describes your experience applying structural and non-structural water conservation practices in agricultural settings to quantify uses and distribution of water.
  1. I have completed course work or formal training on structural and non-structural water conservation practices for the quantification and distribution of water in agricultural settings.
  2. I have served in a position where I have written reports, letters, and memorandums in draft for review concerning structural and non-structural water conservation practices to quantify uses and distribution of water.
  3. I have experience in recommending, planning and/or implementing structural and non-structural measures for improved water conservation and management practices.
  4. I have experience as a technical member working on a project concerning structural and non-structural water conservation practices to determine water uses and the distribution of water.
  5. I have experience as a team leader responsible for budget, deadlines, decisions, goals, assigning duties, and holding team members accountable on projects to determine water uses and the distribution of water using structural and non-structural water conservation practices.
  6. None of the above.


* 7.Select the response(s) that best describe your highest level of experience solving highly complex or sensitive engineering problems. (Please ensure that your resume contains sufficient data to validate your selection).
  1. I have developed alternatives requiring considerable independent research to collect and analyze data and determine applicability to complex engineering problems.
  2. I have provided recommendations for solutions to highly complex or unusual civil engineering problems that could be resolved by engineering applications or approaches typical of the specialization or area of assignment.
  3. I have interacted with and exchanged factual and technical information with coworkers who were performing related work in order to resolve common or recurring issues and problems.
  4. I have served as team leader for brainstorming sessions to identify potential solutions for complex engineering problems.
  5. I have participated in brainstorming sessions to identify potential solutions for complex engineering problems.
  6. I have provided advice and guidance for solutions to non-routine civil engineering problems that could be resolved by conventional engineering applications or approaches.
  7. I have provided advice and guidance on general engineering problems that could be solved by applying proven theory or by conventional engineering applications or approaches.
  8. I have prepared basic information such as standard calculations, graphs, curves, or tables which were used by higher level engineers to solve problems. Recorded factual data for tests and observation studies or searched reports to obtain information.
  9. None of the above.


* 8.Select the response that best describes your experience in identifying alternatives and recommending solutions to problems in a work situation.
  1. I have education or training in problem solving processes, but limited experience in using the processes on the job.
  2. I have interacted with and exchanged factual and technical information with co-workers who perform related work in order to resolve common or recurring issues and problems.
  3. I have provided advice and guidance on general work problems in a functional area that could be solved by applying standard approaches, methods and/or technology.
  4. I have provided recommendations for solutions to multi-functional work problems that required knowledge of and/or experience in each of the functions.
  5. I have developed alternatives that required considerable independent research to identify sources of information, collect and analyze data, and determine applicability to complex work problems where precedents do not exist.
  6. I have led brainstorming or concept-development sessions to determine solutions and action plans for highly complex work problems that cross organizational or program areas.
  7. None of the above.


* 9.Select the types of engineering computer software and version that you are proficient in using.
  1. AutoCAD
  2. AutoCAD Civil 3D
  3. Reverse osmosis membrane performance software from membrane vendors
  4. Water quality modeling software
  5. Water chemistry and equilibrium software
  6. Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  7. Adobe Acrobat Professional
  8. None of the above.


* 10.Select the response(s) that describes the extent of your experience in water administration or water rights.
  1. I am knowledgeable of the generalized concepts of legal and institutional water requirements of water law.
  2. I have work experience that involved applying for, protecting, and working with water rights.
  3. I have experience working with water law and water rights in the 17 western states.
  4. I have practical working experience in determinations of bneficial and/or historical water use.
  5. I have practical working experience in the determinations of transferable water supplies.
  6. I have practical working experience in estimating the impacts/injury to third parties in investigations of improved water use efficiency, water regulation, and water reallocation.
  7. None of the above.


* 11.Select the response that best describes your experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates.
  1. I have had limited experience using agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates. When such situations have occurred, I received assistance by a senior employee or my supervisor.
  2. I have served in a position that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates. I was able to respond successfully without intervention or review by my supervisor.
  3. I have served in various positions that required me to use agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates independently in order to convey information, clarify concerns, and gain agreement or understanding of issues that enabled further discussion or action.
  4. I have independently applied agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts applied in arid and semi arid climates to make recommendations that have been accepted and applied to further the success of irrigation, drainage, water supply or an environmental project.
  5. I do not have experience applying agronomic and irrigation principles, practices, and concepts in a work setting.


* 12.Select the response that best describes your experience applying structural and non-structural residential, commercial and industrial and institutional water conservation practices in urban settings.
  1. I have completed course work or formal training on structural and non-structural water conservation practices for the quantification and distribution of water in urban settings.
  2. I have served in a position where I have written reports, letters, and/or memorandums in draft for review concerning structural and non-structural urban water conservation practices to quantify uses and distribution of water.
  3. I have experience in recommending, planning and/or implementing structural and non-structural measures for improved urban water conservation and management practices.
  4. I have experience as a technical member working on a project concerning structural and non-structural water urban conservation practices to determine water uses and the distribution of water.
  5. None of the above.


* 13.Select the response that best describes your agronomic experience for the improvement, production, management, and utilization of field crops, cover crops, and related types of vegetation in arid and semi arid climates.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 14.Select the response(s) that describes your experience in preparing written documents.
  1. I have written technical reports based upon research, analysis, and data collection that summarize findings and make recommendations to inform or guide others in my organization.
  2. I have written documents that serve as policy or formal guidelines for my organization.
  3. I have prepared written documents that summarize review comments on draft policy, technical papers, or complex reports.
  4. I have written briefing papers that clearly and concisely summarize important points and contain recommendations for consideration by managers in my organization.
  5. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to communicate information that is complex or controversial in nature.
  6. I have written business letters to other organizations or customers to inform them of routine program activities or transmit documents.
  7. I have written technical reports or manuals to provide instructions for proper operation or maintenance of civil structures, or hydraulic, mechanical, or electrical equipment.
  8. I have education or training in written communications, but limited experience.
  9. None of the above.


* 15.I have worked with entities such as local landowners, community stakeholders, tribes, and government (i.e., local, state and Federal) agencies to coordinate on natural resource management issues on public lands.
  1. True
  2. False


* 16.Select all responses that reflect your experience to orally communicate technical and non-technical information.
  1. I have explained and/or defended higher level management policies.
  2. I have facilitated/chaired various types of organizational meetings.
  3. I have given presentations to large groups (20 or more) within and/or outside my organization.
  4. I have given presentations to senior management for purposes of obtaining decisions.
  5. I have given presentations to small groups (less than 20) within and/or outside my organization.
  6. I have led group discussions or Question and Answer sessions.
  7. I have participated in panel or group presentations.
  8. I have participated/presented at conferences.
  9. I have presented decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations of projects to senior officials.
  10. I have provided testimony or briefings to elected officials.
  11. I have served as a negotiator.
  12. I have taught or lectured at the postgraduate level.
  13. None of the above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.I understand that by completing and submitting this application, I am certifying that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information provided is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that a false or fraudulent answer to any question may be grounds for not hiring me, or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I also understand that failure to respond to this question will disqualify me from consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


You WILL NOT be considered for this announcement if you fail to submit ALL the applicable required documentation listed under the "How To Apply" tab (i.e. transcripts,DD-214's, SF-15, VA letter, SF-50's, PE Registration, etc.) by the CLOSING DATE of this announcement. Please call the Human Resources Office phone number listed on this announcement for clarification or further information.

* 2.Provide specific information about your response to the previous question (i.e. professor's name and place of employment; college or university name; job/career fair and location held; friend's name; etc.).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 3.Have you received an employee performance appraisal rating in the previous 12 months?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Indicate who officially rated your performance (e.g., immediate supervisor, 2nd level supervisor, acting supervisor, etc.). Also, indicate your rating in terms of the performance system (e.g., 3 level rating out of a 5-tier system; 2 level rating out of a 3-tier system; Pass rating out of a Pass/Fail system).

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 4.In the last three years, have you been recognized for your performance, accomplishments, and/or contributions at work?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Indicate the type of recognition received (e.g., monetary award, time off award, safety award, plaque, etc.), for what purpose, and from whom (e.g., supervisor, co-worker, community or government official).

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 5.Where did you learn about this vacancy?
  1. Asianlife.com
  2. Diversenote.com
  3. NativeAmericanJobs.com
  4. WorkplaceDiversity.com
  5. Department of Veterans Affairs/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  6. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  7. National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  8. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  9. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
  10. Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU)
  11. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  12. Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  13. Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  14. Referral from a Professional Organization
  15. Job/Career Fair
  16. Referral from a friend or family member
  17. Reclamation Employee
  18. Reclamation Internet Site
  19. Referral from a State or Local government
  20. Referral from another Federal Agency/employee
  21. OPM USAJOBS Internet Site
  22. Other Internet Site
  23. Other






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