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Grade: 06
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 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: 07
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 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


* 2.Please select the responses that describes your experience in investigations or operations.
  1. Providing direct support to investigations by providing case management assistance.
  2. Coordinating project activities with co-workers and/work unit.
  3. Collecting information from various entities (I.e. CIA, NSA, local, state government, law enforcement agencies).
  4. None of the above


* 3.Please select the responses that describe your experience in using data bases maintained by the following federal law enforcement agencies.
  1. Drug Enforcement Administration
  2. US Customs Service
  3. Immigration and Naturalization
  4. US Coast Guard
  5. US Marshal's Service
  6. Federal Aviation Administration
  7. none of the above


* 4.Please select the responses that identify the FBI database systems you have independently operated/monitored.
  1. Identification Tasking and Networking (ITN)
  2. Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)
  3. Interstate Identification Index (III)
  4. National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)
  5. National Crime Information Center (NCIC)
  6. NICS Electronic Check (E-Check)
  7. National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS)
  8. Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR)
  9. SAMNET
  10. Systems Management Assistance and Resource Tracking (SMART)
  11. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  12. Law Enforcement On-Line (LEO)
  13. Datamaxx
  14. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience locating and compiling data from electronic databases or manual records.
  1. I have conducted searches through databases and manual records in order to retrieve information from a limited number of sources. Provided information in requested format.
  2. I have conducted research in multiple electronic databases or manual records in order to locate, retrieve and manipulate data to meet the requirements of a variety of personnel with varying information needs and reporting formats, compiling and summarizing relevant information ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  3. None of the above


* 6.Please select the response below that best describes your experience serving in a liaison capacity.
  1. As a point-of-contact, I have functioned in a liaison capacity between the supervisor and organization staff at all levels. Served as liaison with other government agencies, state and local law enforcement officials, and the intelligence community.
  2. I have served in a liaison capacity with a variety of persons inside and outside the organization for the purpose of receiving or providing information relating to the work or to resolve operating problems in connection with recurring responsibilities.
  3. I have served in a liaison capacity mainly with co-workers to exchange routine information relevant to daily work activities.
  4. None of the above


* 7.Have you previously had to ensure compliance with regulations concerning the physical security of office premises and the safeguarding of classified information?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Have you ever worked in an environment which required you to properly handle, control, and disseminate classified information and materials?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.From the following list, please select the physical security operations you have experience in:
  1. Access controls (including of badging, lock (physical and electronic) systems, and access to SCIF areas
  2. Counter-surveillance techniques designed to identify potential threats against key facilities
  3. Communication Security (COMSEC) including inventory, encryption methods and maintenance, COMSEC briefings
  4. Protection of personnel, classified information and operations from internal and external threats
  5. None of the 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 in managing work operations of an office.
  1. I do not have experience or training in this area.
  2. I have experience in handling routine actions, such as maintaining subject matter files; screening and referring calls and visitors to appropriate personnel and, maintaining supervisor's calendar.
  3. I have experience in handling multiple activities in assigned organization, such as maintaining controls of incoming correspondence, following up to insure timely action; making travel arrangements and preparing itinerary; answering and referring calls; maintaining supervisor's calendar; maintaining filing system; and assisting or informing other employees about office procedures and requirements.
  4. I have experience in independently coordinating and directing the day-to-day activities of an office. I receive and respond to a variety of calls; maintain supervisor's calendar; recommend and implement new standard procedures; arrange meetings and conferences; design/develop new filing system; compile and summarize information from various sources; and plan and organize the work of others.
  5. I have experience in independently managing all office functions in order to relieve supervisor of day-to-day duties of office operations. I schedule appointments, review/refer correspondence, compile replies to correspondence, deal personally with high official contacts, maintain awareness of changing emphases of various aspects of administrative/program operations. Research/plan/establish administrative policy matters. Review/analyze materials. Take necessary action on various reports/requests


* 3.Please select the responses that identify the computer software you have experience using.
  1. Word Processing
  2. Spreadsheets
  3. Databases
  4. Graphics/Presentation Tools
  5. Web Browser (i.e., Internet Explorer, Netscape)
  6. E-mail
  7. None of the above


* 4.Please select the types of software programs/applications which you have independently used in order to retrieve and enter information.
  1. WordPerfect
  2. Microsoft Word
  3. Microsoft Excel
  4. Microsoft Access
  5. E-mail
  6. None of the above


* 5.Please select the responses that describe your experience organizing and controlling documents or correspondence.
  1. Used a pre-established, standardized documents and records filing system.
  2. Handled records in accordance with employer's policies and regulations.
  3. Logged and established routing and suspense dates for incoming correspondence.
  4. Organized a body of correspondence and/or documents in proper sequence to facilitate review by other parties.
  5. Utilized computer software for document management (storage, retrieval, distribution).
  6. None of the above


* 6.Do you have working knowledge of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and/or Federal Records Center (FRC)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Please select the responses that identify all the legal and regulatory guidelines governing records information dissemination that you have used or are familiar with in your past or present job.
  1. Federal statutes and regulations
  2. Executive Orders
  3. Case Laws
  4. Precedents
  5. Agency Guidelines
  6. Policy statement(s)
  7. Directives
  8. Manuals
  9. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your use of applying appropriate laws, rules, regulations, guidelines related to records management in completing assignments?.
  1. Applied appropriate laws, rules, regulations, guidelines on a daily basis
  2. Interpreted, adapted and applied guidelines and policies whenever needed
  3. Selected the most appropriate guidelines and procedures from a variety of sources
  4. None of the above


* 9.Please select the responses that best describe your records management experience.
  1. I have worked with paper-based and electronic records to integrate them into official record keeping systems, through uploading or creation of appropriate attribute records.
  2. I have ensured proper maintenance of audiovisual, cartographic, and other types or records.
  3. I have identified and resolved various problems encountered, referring those that are potentially sensitive or controversial to the supervisor, more-experienced Specialist, or another expert.
  4. I have organized and administered records storage areas, ensuring that records are managed and protected appropriately.
  5. I have helped ensure the implementation of security requirements for classified FBI materials in storage areas and other rooms within the Unit's control.
  6. I have applied approved dispositions to appropriate records.
  7. 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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