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* 1.I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Have you successfully completed a professional law degree (LLB or JD)from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Are you an active member in good standing of the bar in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of and experience in Federal contract/procurement law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of and actual experience in Federal contract/procurement law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of and experience in Federal contract/procurement law I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of and experience in Federal contract/procurement law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of Federal contract/procurement law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 5.Select the one response that describes your experience in Federal contract/procurement law:
  1. I regularly review procurement related documents to ensure legal compliance and sufficiency and advise associated personnel on procurement related matters.
  2. While I do not regularly review procurement related documents to ensure legal compliance and sufficiency nor regularly advise associated personnel on procurement related matters, I have done so on more than one occasion.
  3. I do not regularly review procurement related documents to ensure legal compliance and sufficiency and advise associated personnel on procurement related matters.


* 6.Have you ever represented a federal agency or other party in a protest before the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and/or Court of Federal Claims and/or other appropriate legal authority?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of and experience in Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations with emphasis in research and development agreements:
  1. I have expert knowledge of and actual experience in Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations with emphasis in research and development agreements. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of and experience in Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations with emphasis in research and development agreements. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of and experience in Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations with emphasis in research and development agreements. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations with emphasis in research and development agreements through education or training but have no actual experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 8.Select the one response that describes your experience with Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations:
  1. I regularly review financial assistance agreements and related documents to ensure legal compliance and sufficiency and advise associated personnel on related matters.
  2. While I do not regularly review financial assistance agreements and related documents to ensure legal compliance and sufficiency nor regularly advise associated personnel on, I have done so on more than one occasion.
  3. I do not regularly review financial assistance agreements and related documents to ensure legal compliance and sufficiency and advise associated personnel on related matters.


* 9.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of and experience with demonstration-scale R&D project development including financial arrangements, loan guarantees and tax credits:
  1. I have expert knowledge of and actual experience with demonstration-scale R&D project development including financial arrangements, loan guarantees and tax credits. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of and experience with demonstration-scale R&D project development including financial arrangements, loan guarantees and tax credits. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of and experience with demonstration-scale R&D project development including financial arrangements, loan guarantees and tax credits. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of demonstration-scale R&D project development including financial arrangements, loan guarantees and tax credits, through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 10.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of environmental law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of environmental law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of environmental law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of environmental law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of environmental law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 11.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of federal labor law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of federal labor law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of federal labor law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of federal labor law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of federal labor law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 12.Have you ever represented a federal agency or other party in a grievance arbitration and/or matter before the Federal Labor Relations Board?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of personnel law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of personnel law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of personnel law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of personnel law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of personnel law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 14.Have you ever represented a federal agency or other party in a matter before the Merit Systems Protection Board?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of ethics laws and regulations:
  1. I have expert knowledge of ethics laws and regulations. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of ethics laws and regulations. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of ethics laws and regulations. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of ethics laws and regulations through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 16.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of Federal Appropriation law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of Federal Appropriation law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of Federal Appropriation law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of Federal Appropriation law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of Federal Appropriation law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 17.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of Intellectual Property rights and law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of Intellectual Property rights and law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of Intellectual Property rights and law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of Intellectual Property rights and law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of Intellectual Property rights and law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 18.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of EEO law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of EEO law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of EEO law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of EEO law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 19.Have you ever represented a federal agency or other party in an EEO matter and/or matter before the EEO Commission?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 20.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy law:
  1. I have expert knowledge of FOIA and Privacy law. I am typically the person consulted by others regarding this area of law because of my expertise and experience.
  2. I have knowledge of FOIA and Privacy law. I have performed work in this area of law independently and normally without assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have knowledge of FOIA and Privacy law. My work in this area is regularly assisted, monitored or reviewed by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have gained knowledge of FOIA and Privacy law through education or training but have no experience in this area of the law nor have I performed work related to this area of the law.
  5. I do not have education, training or experience in this area of law.


* 21.Have you defended and/or assisted attorneys in defending litigation brought against the federal government?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 22.Select the one response that demonstrates your ability to provide independent legal advice in writing to senior level management on highly technical programs and significant legal matters:
  1. I have supervised performance of this work and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in this work.
  2. I have performed and/or regularly prepared and provided such written advice to senior level management in the course of my current employment. I do so independently and without review by my supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed and/or regularly prepared and provided such written advice to senior level management in the course of my current employment with supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have had education or training in performing this work, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this work.


* 23.Have you ever proposed and/or reviewed proposed Federal and State legislation and/or regulations that may have an impact on federal programs or funding and provided advice (verbally or in writing) to senior level management on the meaning and/or impact of the legislation?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 24.Select the one response that demonstrates your verbal persuasive ability to advise senior level management on highly technical programs and significant legal matters to ensure understanding of issues and gain acceptance of recommendations:
  1. I have supervised performance of this work and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in this work.
  2. I have performed and/or regularly provided such verbal advice to senior level management in the course of my current employment. I do so independently and without assistance by my supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed and/or regularly provide such verbal advice to senior level management in the course of my current employment with assistance or supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have had education or training in performing this work, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this work.


* 25.Have you ever advised (verbally and/or in writing) senior elected or appointed officials on highly technical programs and/or significant legal matters to ensure understanding of issues and gain acceptance of recommendations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 26.From the functions listed below, select all of the supervisory/team lead functions that you have regularly performed:
  1. Approving leave requests
  2. Assigning work
  3. Disciplining employees
  4. Evaluating employee performance
  5. Evaluating training needs
  6. Providing on-the-job training
  7. Recruiting, interviewing and/or selecting new employees
  8. Rewarding employees
  9. Coaching, mentoring and modeling
  10. None of the above


* 27.Please select all of the supervisory duties you have performed.
  1. I have planned work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for completion of work.
  2. I have assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
  3. I have developed performance standards, and evaluated work performance of subordinates.
  4. I have given advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.
  5. I have interviewed candidates for positions in the unit, and recommended/selected for appointment, promotion, or reassignment.
  6. I have identified developmental and training needs of employees based on organizational goals and budget constraints.
  7. None of the above.


* 28.If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled. I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "yes" to this certification item.
  1. Yes, I certify/understand the information provided above.
  2. No. I do not certify/understand the information provided above.