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Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Please select all telecommunication equipment you have used.
  1. Telephone/Cellular Phone
  2. Secure Telephone
  3. Facsimile
  4. Secure Facsimile
  5. HF Radio
  6. Satellite Communications
  7. Pager
  8. Secure Video Teleconferencing
  9. None of the above


* 2.Do you have knowledge of telecommunication system concepts and skill to facilitate the modification, design and adaptation of equipment in response to standard and non-standard requirements?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Please select the response that describes your experience working with clients/customers to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, or resolve their issues/concerns.
  1. I routinely work with others to seek information, provide routine guidance to clients/customers, and use established policy to make recommendation to resolve issues/concerns.
  2. I seek information, provide guidance to clients/customers, and make recommendations to establish policy to resolve issues/concerns.
  3. I identify issues/concerns, establish policy to resolve issues/concerns, and exchange information/ideas, resulting in a specific course of action. I use initiative, persuasion and knowledge of subject area to gain support for proposed action.
  4. I do not have the experience described above.


* 4.Please select the telephone systems you have experience in using.
  1. Private Branch Exchange/Computerized Telephone Switches
  2. Local and Long Distance Exchange carriers
  3. Wireless and Mobile telecommunications systems
  4. Voice messaging systems
  5. Call detail record and collection systems
  6. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience in providing quality products and services to customers.
  1. I have worked with others on routine problems and sought information to resolve a specific issue. Provided guidance to the customers by telephone or one-on-one.
  2. I have worked with different levels of personnel on routine issues. I have exchanged information/ideas with my peer group on routine issues.
  3. I have worked with various levels of personnel to identify and resolve problems. I have exchanged information/ideas, resulting in a specific course of action. I have used initiative, persuasion and knowledge of subject area to gain support for proposed action.
  4. I have not performed any of the above task(s).


* 6.Please select the responses that describe your experience with the types of systems you have managed the installation.
  1. Local Area Networks
  2. Wide Area Networks
  3. Hirsch Systems
  4. Video Security Systems
  5. Radionics Systems
  6. Electronic Security
  7. Land Mobile Radio Systems
  8. Professional Media Services
  9. UHF VHF and Microwave radio
  10. Telecommunications (Telephone)
  11. Microwave radio
  12. Security electronics
  13. Encryption equipment
  14. Access control systems
  15. Intrusion detection systems
  16. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  17. Wireless communications
  18. None of the above


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating technical information in writing:
  1. I have written site surveys, tactical communications plans, or concepts of operation.
  2. I have written standard operating procedures, standard operating instructions, or field operating guides.
  3. I have written after action reports or system evaluation reports.
  4. I have written training plans, technical documents and manuals, or statements of work.
  5. None of the above


* 8.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. I communicate with others to receive instruction and/or directions in order to accomplish a task or assignment.
  2. I communicate with others to coordinate work efforts to accomplish a task/project.
  3. I give oral presentations at meetings or conferences.
  4. I make informative and persuasive communications in a business setting, including presentations to decision makers.
  5. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that describes your ability to communicate in writing.
  1. I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs.
  2. I have experience in preparing written documents such as transmittal memos and e-mails which cover routine issues and recipients are usually within my immediate organization/office/agency.
  3. I have experience in preparing written documents such as reports and briefing papers which cover routine issues with some complex elements and recipients are usually management within my organization/agency.
  4. I have experience in preparing written documents such as reports, briefing papers, and correspondence to external entities which cover issues involving complex programs and require sensitivity to the views of my audience. Recipients are usually middle or senior management within or outside of the organization/agency.
  5. I have extensive experience in preparing a wide variety of written documents such as complex studies, policy guidance, congressional correspondence, speeches, and testimony which involve issues or programs of a sensitive and controversial nature, and recipients include a wide range of individuals both within and outside of the organization/agency.
  6. None of the above


* 10.How did you hear about this position?
  1. Faith Based Initiatives
  2. Television
  3. Radio
  4. Internet
  5. Career Fairs
  6. Bill board
  7. Newspaper
  8. Magazine
  9. FBI Recruiter
  10. Employee Referral
  11. EdVenture Program

        BRANCHED: * 1.Which EdVenture Program?
    1. State University of New York at Albany
    2. Georgia State University
    3. Mercer University
    4. Delaware State University
    5. Fayetteville State University
    6. Chicago State University
    7. College of Charleston
    8. Cleveland State University
    9. University of Texas - El Paso
    10. Hawaii Pacific University
    11. Texas Southern University
    12. Florida A&M University
    13. Mississippi State University
    14. California State University
    15. Arkansas State University
    16. Kentucky State University
    17. University of Miami
    18. Tuskegee University
    19. Saint Peter's College
    20. Virginia Wesleyan College
    21. Concordia University
    22. Virginia Union University
    23. University of Texas - San Antonio
    24. Texas State University - San Marcos
    25. Cal State University - Sacramento
    26. San Diego State University
    27. San Jose State University
    28. University of Texas - Pan American
    29. University of California - Berkley
    30. Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    31. George Washington University
    32. Johns Hopkins
    33. Mississippi State University
    34. Prairie View A&M University
    35. University of Arkansas
    36. University of Southern California
    37. Savannah State
    38. Ohio University
    39. Central State University
    40. Arkansas Baptist College
    41. Wilberforce University
    42. Morehouse College
    43. Xavier University of Louisiana
    44. Alabama State University
    45. University of Albany
    46. University of Illinois, Chicago
    47. Clark Atlanta University
    48. California State University, East Bay
    49. Morgan State University
    50. Jackson State University
    51. Virginia Commonwealth University
    52. California State University, Fullerton
    53. University of Michigan, Dearborn
    54. Naval Postgraduate School
    55. New York University
    56. North Carolina A&T State University
  12. Other

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please specify where you heard about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services






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