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Vacancy Questions Preview

Vacancy Questions Preview

Grade: All Grades
* 1.How do you wish to be considered?
  1. Agency Merit Assignment Procedures - open to current federal employees in a competitive position, or in an excepted service position covered by an interchange agreement; former federal employees eligible for reinstatement; and VEOA eligibles.
  2. Career Transition Assistance Plan and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - open to displaced federal employees who have received a RIF notice or certificate of separation from the federal service.


* 2.Which of the following best describes your experience in interpreting or applying U.S. AD and/or CVD laws, precedents, policies, and regulations as a U.S. government employee assigned to an AD/CVD proceeding?
  1. I have five years or more direct experience interpreting or applying U.S. AD and/or CVD laws, precedents policies, and regulations.
  2. I have at least three years but less than five years of direct experience interpreting or applying U.S. AD and/or CVD laws, precedents policies, and regulations.
  3. I have at least one year but less than three years of direct experience interpreting or applying U.S. AD and/or CVD laws, precedents policies, and regulations.
  4. I have less than one year of direct experience interpreting or applying U.S. AD and/or CVD laws, precedents policies, and regulations.


* 3.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 4.Which of the following best describes your experience in interpreting or applying market economy(ME) AD methodology as a U.S. government employee assigned to an AD/CVD proceeding?
  1. My knowledge of ME AD methodology is at the expert level; I have worked on multiple highly complex and/or high-profile market economy AD investigations.
  2. My knowledge of ME AD methodology is at a high level; I have worked on multiple moderately complex ME AD investigations or administrative reviews, or a single highly complex and/or high-profile market economy AD investigation.
  3. My knowledge of ME AD methodology is at an acceptable level; I have worked on routine AD ME investigations or administrative reviews.
  4. I have no experience working on ME AD investigations or reviews.


* 5.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 6.Which of the following best describes your experience in interpreting or applying Non Market Economy (NME) AD methodology as a U.S. government employee assigned to an AD/CVD proceeding?
  1. My knowledge of NME AD methodology is at the expert level; I have worked on multiple highly complex and/or high-profile NME AD investigations as the lead international trade analyst.
  2. My knowledge of NME AD methodology is at a high level; I have worked on multiple moderately complex NME AD investigations or administrative reviews, or a single highly complex and/or high-profile NME AD investigation, as the lead international trade analyst.
  3. My knowledge of NME AD methodology is at an acceptable level; I have worked on routine AD NME investigations or administrative reviews as an international trade analyst.
  4. I have no experience working on NME AD investigations or reviews.


* 7.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 8.Which of the following best describes your ability to perform margin calculations and/or questionnaire analysis using SAS programming?
  1. My SAS programming skills are at the expert level and I routinely perform all SAS programming necessary in my casework without the assistance of the Computer Support Unit.
  2. My SAS programming skills are at a high level and I independently perform SAS programming in my casework with occasional assistance from the Computer Support Unit.
  3. My SAS programming skills are at an acceptable level and I perform SAS programming in my casework with assistance from the Computer Support Unit.
  4. I do not perform SAS programming as part of my casework.


* 9.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 10.Which of the following best describes your work experience reviewing and/or preparing briefing materials, correspondence, reports, Federal Register notices, supplemental questionnaire, memoranda, and verification reports regarding AD/CVD casework?
  1. I independently prepare documents of this nature; these documents are factually accurate, generally free from grammatical error, and require only minor substantive edits. I also frequently review similar documents prepared by others.
  2. I independently prepare documents of this nature; these documents are factually accurate but may require editing for grammar and/or substance. I also occasionally review similar documents prepared by others.
  3. I prepare documents of this nature.
  4. I have no experience in this area.


* 11.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 12.Which of the following best describes your work experience in providing training, advice, and assistance to less-experienced analysts?
  1. I routinely provide training, advice, and assistance to less-experienced analysts.
  2. I frequently provide training, advice, and assistance to less-experienced analysts.
  3. I rarely provide training, advice, and assistance to less-experienced analysts.
  4. I have no experience in this area.


* 13.Please identify the position on your resume, in which you have performed the task(s).
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 14.I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov