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Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.In addition to meeting the occupational requirements for this series, please select the response that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position:
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.In addition to meeting the occupational requirements for this series, please select the response that best describes your experience and education as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position:
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your ability to work as a member of a team mentoring/training others.
  1. I have received training that included teamwork, but have not been required to apply this skill in my job assignments.
  2. I have worked as part of a team and occasionally mentored/trained others.
  3. I have worked as part of a team and mentored/trained others on a regular basis.
  4. 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.Select the response that best describes how you meet the basic qualifications requirements for this position.
  1. I have a degree from an accredited college or university in accounting and/or auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law).
  2. I have a combination of education & experience- at least four years experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education & training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND I have 24 semester hours in appropriate accounting or auditing courses ( the 24 hours may include 6 hours of business law).
  3. I have a combination of education & experience - at least four years experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education, & training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND I have a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through a written exam.
  4. I have a combination of education & experience - at least four years experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education, & training AND I have completed the requirements for a degree that included substantial coursework in accounting (e.g., 15 semester hours in accounting) and I have successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting or auditing.
  5. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.


* 3.Are you willing to sign a mobility service agreement and relocate to any location based on the needs of the FBI?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Have you reviewed accounting and/or financial records for a criminal investigation or civil litigation?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Please select the responses that describe your experience in planning and executing work.
  1. Identified actions to be taken for accomplishing assigned work, and broke the assigned actions into work components.
  2. Accomplished work planned by the supervisor, and met critical deadlines.
  3. Independently identified objectives based on program priorities, identified schedules, milestones, and resources required to accomplish the work.
  4. Experience, education, or training less than the levels described above.
  5. None of the above


* 6.Please select the one credential you possess that is in current standing.
  1. CPA
  2. CFE
  3. CIA
  4. CFA
  5. Chartered FA
  6. CFP
  7. CAMLS
  8. Other
  9. None of the above


* 7.Please select the financial functions have you performed:
  1. Reviewed financial documents for accuracy.
  2. Audited financial documents.
  3. Cross-checked the accuracy of a financial document against statement(s) of purchase or accounts receivable.
  4. Researched account discrepancies and determined the cause.
  5. Recorded financial transactions.
  6. Prepared financial reports.
  7. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of forensic accounting within the various organizational and management structures.
  1. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a complex corporate structure with multiple subsidiaries that operates both domestically and internationally.
  2. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a sole proprietorship business or similar non-profit organization.
  3. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a large/complex non-profit organization.
  4. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a small business structured as a partnership.
  5. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a large business structured as a partnership.
  6. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a small business structured as a corporation.
  7. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a large business structured as a corporation.
  8. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a complex corporate structure that has multiple subsidiaries.
  9. None of the above


* 9.Please select the responses that describe your experience collecting and evaluating information.
  1. Collecting information from a variety of sources
  2. Evaluating the similarities and disparities in data
  3. Providing information to consumers on trends, patterns, or anomalies
  4. Determining the authenticity, validity and veracity of sources
  5. Developing new ways to gather and evaluate information
  6. Making sound decisions based on available information
  7. Developing/evaluating alternative solutions to determine the potential consequences and best course of action


* 10.Do you have experience preparing documents for court purposes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Have you prepared any financial analyses which were used to obtain a warrant or forfeiture action?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.Have you ever testified in court (to include depositions, grand jury)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.From the following list, please select the function(s) you have routinely performed using automated information systems.
  1. Established and maintained databases.
  2. Input and retrieved data.
  3. Prepared charts, graphs and/or spreadsheets.
  4. Prepared correspondence.
  5. Prepared reports.
  6. Prepared slides for presentations.
  7. Tracked the status of actions and reports.
  8. None of the above


* 14.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


* 15.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


* 16.Please select the responses that describe your experience initiating and/or maintaining liaison.
  1. Management, supervisors and employees at all levels throughout an organization
  2. A variety of professional organizations and practitioners
  3. Representatives from other Federal, state and local law enforcement and health care agencies
  4. Various community education and treatment facilities
  5. Insurance carriers
  6. None of the above


* 17.Please select the response that best describes your experience and/or ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and management in order to obtain and provide information.
  1. I have applied communication skills to conduct work activities with internal and external customers as well as co-workers and superiors. I have responded to inquiries regarding non-technical or routine matters.
  2. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting on specialized but not complex issues.
  3. I have expertise in applying communication skills to complex and non-routine issues. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting, including oral presentations on specialized and complex issues. I have typically maintained effective ongoing contacts and working relationships with personnel at various levels throughout the organization as well as external contacts.
  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


* 18.Please select the response that best describes your ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  1. Under the guidance and/or assistance of others, I have produced written communications within a work area requiring some original composition of a routine nature. Written material consisted mostly of communicating basic ideas, procedures or regulations.
  2. Working independently, I have produced written communications within a work area requiring original composition of a routine nature. Written material consists of small or routine reports, responses to inquiries, as well as communicating basic ideas, procedures or regulations.
  3. I have demonstrated experience in writing communications, reports or documents that provide instructions, request information and /or set out factual data. Material was prepared without benefit of a standardized format and was normally disseminated outside the work area assigned.
  4. I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs, and format letters or other documents.
  5. None of the above


* 19.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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