Skip to main content

Grade: 14

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 13 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
3 Please select the responses that describe your experience with the types of systems you have managed the installation. Answer to this question is required
  • Local Area Networks
  • Wide Area Networks
  • Hirsch Systems
  • Video Security Systems
  • Radionics Systems
  • Electronic Security
  • Land Mobile Radio Systems
  • Professional Media Services
  • UHF VHF and Microwave radio
  • Telecommunications (Telephone)
  • Microwave radio
  • Security electronics
  • Encryption equipment
  • Access control systems
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • Video Teleconferencing Systems
  • Wireless communications
  • None of the above
4 Please select the responses that describe your experience in communication technologies. Answer to this question is required
  • Radio systems
  • Microwave systems
  • Satellite systems
  • Secure voice/data networks
  • WANs/LANs
  • Alarm systems
  • CCTV systems
  • Communications security
  • None of the above
5 Please select the response that best describes your experience installing security electronics and access control systems. Answer to this question is required
  • Equipment installation were the components are significantly separated (50 feet or more) using prefabricated cabling.
  • Equipment installation where components are significantly separated (50 feet or more) where I had to construct the cabling.
  • Installations where I devised/constructed novel interfaces or equipment to solve system operability problems.
  • I have not performed this job function.
6 Do you have experience in managing electronic communications installation projects? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please select the response that best describes your experience managing electronic communications installation projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have been a telecommunications/networking professional assigned to carry out components of projects, but have not been assigned formal leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  • I have been a project leader with responsibility for carrying out one or more installation projects that required me to plan and direct the work, maintain the schedule, report progress, and assure quality of the work performed.
  • I have been a project manager with responsibility to carrying out a major installation that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  • I have been responsible for managing system installations involving multiple installation projects that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  • In addition to the items in statement(s) 4, I have been responsible for attending planning meetings and providing assessments concerning manpower and non-human resource requirements for the projects.
8 Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic systems. Answer to this question is required
  • Wireless communications
  • Encryption equipment
  • Wide area networks
  • Local area networks
  • Access control systems
  • Electronic security systems
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • Video security systems
  • Video Teleconferencing Systems
  • Electronic security system
  • Network routers
  • Telecommunications switching equipment
  • Other electronic systems
  • None of the above
9 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
10 Do you have knowledge and experience in evaluating and analyzing information in order to draw conclusions and provide advice and direction to management and employees on visual information/ communication issues? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Have you independently planned and carried out assignments, evaluated and formulated programs, and made recommendations for improvement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 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.
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
18 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
    18.1 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
    18.1 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.