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Vacancy Questions Preview

Vacancy Questions Preview

Grade: 09
* 1.Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level or the next lowest pay band in the Federal service? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Are you effective at working in an organization (1) in which multiple demands made it necessary for you to prioritize tasks appropriately and (2) that requires action on assignments with short deadlines, often in high-pressure situations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


Grade: 11
* 1.Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level or the next lowest pay band in the Federal service? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Do you have experience in developing outreach materials ensure that U.S. businesses and citizens understand how to protect their intellectual property rights in foreign markets?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


Grade: All Grades
* 1.How do you wish to be considered?
  1. Delegated Examining Procedures - open to All Qualified U.S. Citizens.
  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.Do you have experiencing counseling U.S. exporters on methods for obtaining adequate protection of their intellectual property rights in foreign markets?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


* 4.Do you have experience working with people of different backgrounds and who represent different interests, particularly in an interagency or intergovernmental context involving IPR policy or enforcement, and, if needed work with them to achieve consensus on important issues?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


* 6.Do you have experience conducting analyses on intellectual property issues in which you define a problem and provide background and a recommendation for action by senior government or corporate officials?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


* 8.Do you have experience analyzing complex intellectual property issues, including the substance and implementation of international instruments such as the TRIPS agreement?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


* 10.Do you have the ability to conduct analysis and evaluate trade issues related to intellectual property rights protection and enforcement and determine the impact on U.S. exporters?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


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

* 12.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