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Grade: 15

Please answer the following questions.
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.
1 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
2 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.
3 Please select the telephone systems you have experience in using. Answer to this question is required
  • Private Branch Exchange/Computerized Telephone Switches
  • Local and Long Distance Exchange carriers
  • Wireless and Mobile telecommunications systems
  • Voice messaging systems
  • Call detail record and collection systems
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol
  • None of the above
4 Describe your supervisory experience including types of positions (titles) supervised. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Please select the responses that describe your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness of a completed project or program goal.
  • Followed-up with team members to ensure timeliness in meeting deadlines or completing projects.
  • Planned work assignments to be assigned to team members.
  • Reported progress to senior management.
  • Resolved conflicts, differences or problems among team members.
  • Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  • Set goals, deadlines, and expectations.
  • None of the above
6 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? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please select the responses that you perform or have performed as a supervisor. Answer to this question is required
  • Ensures the productivity of work groups by soliciting input from members, listening to their suggestions, and implementing as many of those suggestions as feasible; motivates work group members to perform to their fullest.
  • Effectively assign work projects or initiatives; skillfully match work requirements and staff capabilities; and carefully consider current and future workload.
  • Effectively monitor multiple efforts to ensure the integration, coordination, and completion of work within time lines and guidelines; and monitors work to ensure adherence to an organization's standards.
  • Motivates, recognizes, and rewards individuals and work groups by using a variety of methods; identifies and deals with performance problems and disciplinary actions fairly and in a timely manner; effectively understands and applies an organization's performance management system.
  • Knows what skills, knowledge, and talents are needed to fill key positions; actively engages in succession planning to ensure that people who can fill those needs will be available.
  • Recruits diverse individuals who have the skills to effectively contribute to an organization's mission, strategy, and goals; creates a positive, rewarding environment that enhances staff retention.
  • None of the above
8 Please select the response that best describes your supervisory/managerial experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Oversee the planning and execution of one or more programs through subordinate supervisors or senior staff. Approve multi-year work plans developed by subordinate supervisors or senior staff. Manage policy changes in response to appropriations or other legislated changes. Manage major structural changes to the supervised organizations.
  • Develop a series of multiyear, or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules. Work with high-level program officials in setting overall goals and objectives for assigned staff.
  • Plan and schedule production-oriented staff. Adjust staffing levels or work procedures to accommodate changes. Justify the purchase of new equipment. Oversee development of technical data, suggestions, statistics, and other information. Decide the methodologies for achieving work goals and objectives.
  • Responsible as a Project Lead.
  • None of the above
9 Please select the response which best describes your experience in dealing with employee performance and conduct issues, and employee grievances and complaints. Answer to this question is required
  • Heard and resolved complaints from employees; referred group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to a higher level manager.
  • Heard and resolved grievances or serious employee complaints.
  • Counseled employees on behavior, and effected minor disciplinary measures such as warning and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases.
  • Proposed and/or approved serious disciplinary actions (e.g., suspensions).
  • Developed performance standards to track and evaluate the progress and quality of the work of employees demonstrating performance problems.
  • Initiated and effected performance-based corrective actions.
  • I have not dealt directly with employee performance and conduct issues, or grievances and complaints.
10 Please select the response that best describes your leadership experience. Answer to this question is required
  • A program manager exercising full authority to establish a series of annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules for the organizational component, including implementing goals and objectives for assigned programs.
  • A project manager with recurring responsibility for planning, developing, and implementing programs involving organizational scope and impact. This would include developing short- and long-term action plans with milestones, identifying and managing fiscal resources and managing work teams and advisory groups in the design of systems and programs.
  • A team leader with full responsibility for planning and assigning work to be accomplished; setting and adjusting short term priorities, providing technical review of work, coaching and counseling employees, providing input for performance evaluations and recognition of employees, and managing productivity and quality of work.
  • None of the above
11 Do you have any experience wherein it was critical for you to develop and implement enterprise level plans, processes, and procedures in order to produce a work product and reduce errors where it benefited your organization/agency? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Please select the response that describes your ability to communicate in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • None of the above
13 Please select the responses that describe your experience in communicating orally. Answer to this question is required
  • I have researched issues and explained resolution to customer.
  • I have interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information; and explained non-technical procedures to others.
  • I have given short presentations at briefings or meetings.
  • I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as the main liaison with other departments or organizations.
  • I have established priorities to meet organizational needs.
  • I have developed/conducted customer surveys
  • None of the above
14 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
15 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
    15.1 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
    15.1 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

Grade: All Grades

No specific questions.