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Grade: 07
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 5 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed a bachelor's degree and meet the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement. I meet one of the following: (1) class standing as described in the vacancy announcement, (2) a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, as recorded on an official college transcript, or as computed based on courses completed during the final two years of curriculum, or (3) honor society membership.
  3. I have one full year of graduate level education.
  4. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 09
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 7 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree (i.e., LL.B. or J.D.).
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: All Grades
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)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your experience with configuration of electronic communications devices.
  1. I have not had experience with configuration of electronic communications devices.
  2. I have independently performed upgrades to existing configurations of electronic communications devices.
  3. I have independently modified configurations for peak performance.
  4. I have independently performed configuration changes impacting system operations.
  5. I have independently developed/created configuration changes impacting system operations.


* 3.Please select the response that best reflects your experience in troubleshooting and repairing faulty electronic devices using advanced equipment such as communications analyzer, bit error rate detectors, or transmission impairment test sets.
  1. I have not performed this job function.
  2. I have performed similar or directly related job functions and my experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions successfully
  3. I have performed these functions independently as a regular part of troubleshooting and repairing faulty electronic devices.
  4. I have independent experience troubleshooting and repairing electronic communications systems to ensure continued peak performance.
  5. I have independent experience troubleshooting and repairing multiple electronic communications systems operating as one infrastructure.


* 4.Please select the response that best describes your experience in making modifications to communications equipment that impact at the system level.
  1. I have not had experience making modifications to communications equipment that impact at the system level.
  2. I have performed modifications that impact at the system level under supervision.
  3. I have independently performed modifications that impact at the system level.
  4. I have independently planned, coordinated, and performed modifications that impact at the system level.


* 5.Do you have knowledge of telecommunication/electronic principles, equipment, or circuitry involved in communications interception techniques?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.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


* 7.Please select the responses that best describe your experience with telecommunications and network services.
  1. Information Technology Field
  2. Telecommunications Field
  3. Systems Administrator
  4. Customer Service
  5. Data Entry Clerk
  6. Engineer Technician
  7. Analyst
  8. Word Processor
  9. Teacher
  10. Electronics Technician
  11. None of the above


* 8.Do you have experience in performing routine preventative maintenance on communication equipment?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.From the following list, please select the Inventory Management function(s) you have experience in performing.
  1. Performs supply procedures and practices
  2. Traces supply requests to provide up-to-date information concerning expenditure of supply funds
  3. Establishes and revises stock levels based on past usage
  4. Checks supply publications for needed stock numbers and prices
  5. Assist with compiling budget requirements and justifications for supplies and equipment
  6. Assists personnel in writing justifications for supplies and equipment
  7. Assist in reviewing of order, and/or supply correspondence for accuracy
  8. None of the above


* 10.Please select the response that best describes the extent to which you have prepared correspondence and other documents using proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format.
  1. I have completed standard forms and copied information from one source to another.
  2. I have written interoffice correspondence and transmittal letters, and inserted key information into existing form letters.
  3. I have taken meeting notes, prepared minutes, and drafted responses to requests for information.
  4. With direction from my supervisor or others, I have written formal and informal communications, such as letters, electronic communications, policy statement(s), etc.
  5. I have independently written complete documents, such as procedures, policies, and research reports.
  6. None of the above


* 11.Please select the response which best describes your ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and management in order to obtain and provide information.
  1. I have interacted primarily with individuals, such as receiving and acting upon instructions from my supervisor/instructor or helping a customer/visitor find information.
  2. I have interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information; and explained non-technical procedures to others.
  3. I have given short presentations at briefings or meetings (e.g. staff meetings, small project work group meetings, meetings with fellow team members)
  4. 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.
  5. None of the above


* 12.Please select the responses that identify the applications you have used to produce a work product on a regular basis.
  1. Automated Case Support (ACS)
  2. Electronic Communications
  3. WordPerfect
  4. Microsoft Word
  5. Microsoft Excel
  6. Microsoft PowerPoint
  7. Microsoft Access
  8. Internet
  9. Other
  10. None of the above


* 13.Please select the response that best describes your level of computer proficiency.
  1. Highly experienced in computer usage including a wide variety of software tools and web applications.
  2. Some proficiency in computer usage and/or software tools
  3. Limited proficiency in computer usage and/or software tools
  4. No experience in this area


* 14.Have you had experience coordinating the provision/delivery of telecommunications services such as: radio and telephone (including cellular), pagers, speaker phones, voice mail, etc; data communications involving digital transmission between computers, facsimile stations, or video communications like teleconferencing?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Do you have working knowledge of radio frequency (RF) systems and/or cellular telephone technology?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Do you have experience working with Networks & Telephone protocols?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 17.From the followiing list, please select the Modem(s) you have experience in:
  1. Cellular 3G & 4G Broadband Modems from Verizon, Sprint, or AT&T (e.g. Cellular Aircards)
  2. Satellite Modems (e.g. iDirect, Comtech, or ViaSat)
  3. other modems
  4. None of the above


* 18.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


* 19.Please provide the city and state where you were born.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 20.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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