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Grade: 15

No specific questions.

Grade: All Grades

1 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 14 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
Please read the definitions for Performance Improvement Plan and Letter of Requirement before addressing the question below. A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable". A Letter of Requirement (LOR) is issued when a supervisor identifies leave abuse and/or when frequent absences negatively impact operations of an office.
2 Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the responses that describe your ability to formulate long-range plans to achieve the strategic aims of the organization; analyze policy issues and proposals with a long-term perspective; determine business objectives and set priorities; and anticipate potential threats or opportunities. Answer to this question is required
  • Formulates long-term plans consistent with the mission, vision and strategic aims of the organization.
  • Establishes clear goals and priorities.
  • Adjusts policies and plans in anticipation of internal and external change
  • Assesses potential risks and opportunities, prepares contingency plans.
  • None of the above
4 Please select the responses that describe your experience in developing, leading, directing and/or motivating a diverse staff. Answer to this question is required
  • Provided broad guidance to people to prioritize work and then accomplish it in a timely satisfactory manner.
  • Led, supervised or managed professional and administrative staff in the design and delivery of programs and projects.
  • Led, supervised or managed a large, complex, multi layered workforce of widely varying occupations and knowledge levels.
  • Led, supervised or managed a management evaluation or assistance team to provide assistance on organizational programs.
  • As a senior staff member, served as acting supervisor on occasion and assisted the supervisor in developing and leading others.
  • Led, directed and motivated team members to accomplish specific projects.
  • No experience developing, leading or motivating staff.
5 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience adapting regulations and policies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have adapted and interpreted guides concerning procedural problems which arose. I frequently had to determine which of several alternative guidelines to use.
  • I have interpreted and applied regulatory and procedural requirements to process difficult and complicated transactions.
  • I have used significant judgment and interpretation to apply the guides to specific cases and adapt or improve procedures to accommodate unusual or one-of-a-kind situations.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the responses that describe the analytical techniques you have mastered. Answer to this question is required
  • Determining and communicating trends and patterns
  • Filling gaps in information and project events
  • Developing alternative analyses
  • Applying statistical and modeling techniques to complex issues
  • Identifying anomalies
  • Ascribing meaning to events or information from disparate sources
  • Developing defensible judgments and conclusions based on accepted research and analytical methodologies
  • Accurately describing events
7 Please select the response that best describes your experience in performing analytical task(s). Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed data/information to develop practices, procedures, legislation, policies and or directives which included recommendations for alternative approaches.
  • Analyzed data/information and recommended alternative approaches to existing practices, procedures, reports, policies and/or directives.
  • Analyzed data/information to develop practices, procedures, reports, and policies and/or directives.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of existing practices, procedures, policies and/or directives.
  • Interpreted and applied existing guidelines to programmatic issues.
  • None of the above
8 Please select the responses that describe your communication skills. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and executed a comprehensive communications strategy for conveying information about program activities to various audiences.
  • Proposed congressional and public affairs strategies to promote the goals of a program.
  • Communicated sensitive or controversial information to decision makers.
  • Communicated critical policy and program management decisions.
  • Answered inquiries from high level officials pertaining to a program.
  • Maintained effective relationships with government and private sector officials to promote the program goals and priorities of the office.
  • Delivered a speech or briefing before Congress, congressional committees or staff members.
  • Explained, defended, negotiated, and coordinated complex program policies and activities.
  • None of the above
9 Do you have any experience or knowledge in managing/performing organizational principles, strategic planning, projecting budgetary and personnel requirements and taking appropriate actions and making recommendations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Please select the response that best describes your experience in simultaneously managing multiple assignments/projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had limited opportunity in managing more than two assignments simultaneously.
  • As part of a team or group, I was responsible for completing more than two work assignments simultaneously. My deadlines and specific courses of a action were determined by others. I reported the status of the assignments on a frequent basis, accounting for any obstacles that may delay their completion.
  • I have occasionally managed multiple assignments which required me to be organized and responsive to unscheduled work assignments. My supervisor was consulted on an as needed basis for guidance and/or resolution to unexpected delays or obstacles in completing projects.
  • On a regular basis, I was responsible for prioritizing multiple work assignments. I determined the course of action to take, planned for any obstacles or delays, and addressed other assignments that arose with short deadlines.
  • None of the above
11 From the following list, please identify those research task(s) which you have routinely applied. Answer to this question is required
  • Developing new sources of information
  • Extracting relevant information from voluminous material
  • Verifying facts and figures
  • Comparing and contrasting data from multiple sources
  • Evaluating the validity of source material
  • Locating data from published sources
  • Locating information on the Internet
  • Conducting surveys
  • Interviewing subject matter experts
  • None of the above
12 From the list of interpersonal communications skills, identify those that reflect your strongest capabilities. Answer to this question is required
  • Administer consequences, hold others accountable and enforce program policies and standards in the workplace.
  • Coordinate efforts to adjust work activities in situations where frequent changes, delays or unexpected events arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables or work assignments.
  • Facilitate the resolution of competing or conflicting interests among co-workers whose cooperation is essential to the success of a project.
  • Negotiate with and influence others in order to gain their commitment to pursue new or existing initiatives or technologies.
  • Persuade others to adopt new or existing methods, procedures or techniques in order to accomplish their work.
  • Provide direction, guidance or instruction to members of inter-disciplinary teams charged with carrying out a technical project.
  • Use a consensus-building technique to persuade representatives of groups that hold opposing views or positions, to reach agreement on important issues.
  • None of the above
13 How did you hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Faith Based Initiatives
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Career Fairs
  • Bill board
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • FBI Recruiter
  • Employee Referral
  • EdVenture Program
    13.1 Which EdVenture Program?
    • State University of New York at Albany
    • Georgia State University
    • Mercer University
    • Delaware State University
    • Fayetteville State University
    • Chicago State University
    • College of Charleston
    • Cleveland State University
    • University of Texas - El Paso
    • Hawaii Pacific University
    • Texas Southern University
    • Florida A&M University
    • Mississippi State University
    • California State University
    • Arkansas State University
    • Kentucky State University
    • University of Miami
    • Tuskegee University
    • Saint Peter's College
    • Virginia Wesleyan College
    • Concordia University
    • Virginia Union University
    • University of Texas - San Antonio
    • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • Cal State University - Sacramento
    • San Diego State University
    • San Jose State University
    • University of Texas - Pan American
    • University of California - Berkley
    • Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    • George Washington University
    • Johns Hopkins
    • Mississippi State University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Southern California
    • Savannah State
    • Ohio University
    • Central State University
    • Arkansas Baptist College
    • Wilberforce University
    • Morehouse College
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Alabama State University
    • University of Albany
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • California State University, East Bay
    • Morgan State University
    • Jackson State University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • University of Michigan, Dearborn
    • Naval Postgraduate School
    • New York University
    • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Other
    13.1 Please specify where you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am currently an FBI Employee.
  • District of Columbia Department of Employment Services