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Grade: 13
* 1.Have you successfully completed a professional law degree (LLB or JD)from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.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


* 3.In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade or pay band (GS-12) in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully in the position.
  1. I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the next lower grade or pay band level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
  2. I do not meet or exceed the one year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.


Grade: 14
* 1.Have you successfully completed a professional law degree (LLB or JD)from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.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


* 3.In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade or pay band (GS-13) in the Federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully in the position.
  1. I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the next lower grade or pay band level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
  2. I do not meet or exceed the one year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.


Grade: All Grades
* 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.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge in Federal contract/procurement law.
  1. I have expert knowledge of 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 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 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.


* 3.Select the one response that describes your level of knowledge of Federal financial assistance laws, rules and regulations with emphasis in research and development agreements.
  1. I have expert knowledge of 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 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 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.


* 4.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.


* 5.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.


* 6.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.


* 7.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.


* 8.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.


* 9.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.


* 10.Select the one response that demonstrates your ability to conduct research and analysis of complex issues and provide effective written legal advice on such 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 research and analysis of complex issues and/or regularly prepared and provided effective written advice in the course of my current employment. I do so independently and without review by my supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed research and analysis of complex issues and/or regularly prepared and provided effective written advice 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.


* 11.Select the one response that demonstrates your verbal persuasive ability to advise on complex legal matters to ensure understanding of issues and gain acceptance of opinions and 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 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 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.


* 12.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.