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Grade: 13
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)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.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 GS 12 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


* 3.Do you have professional work experience programming or repairing a router that provided connectivity to multiple computer networks and/or networked devices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Please select the response that best describes your experience with configuration of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  1. I have not had experience with configuration of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  2. I have assisted in performing upgrades to existing configurations of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  3. I have independently performed upgrades to existing configurations of electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  4. I have independently modified configurations for peak performance.
  5. I have independently performed configuration changes enhancing electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.
  6. I have independently developed/created configuration changes impacting electronic telecommunications/network/mechanical devices.


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience with configuration of electronic communication devices.
  1. I do not have any experience in the configuration of electronic communication devices.
  2. I have performed minor or standard configuration changes.
  3. I have performed upgrades to existing configurations of electronic communication devices.
  4. I modified configurations for peak performance.


* 6.Please select the response that best describes your experience managing electronic communications installation projects.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your experience making modifications to electronic telecommunications/network systems that impact at the system level,
  1. I have not had experience making modifications to electronic telecommunications/network systems 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.


* 8.Please select the response that best describes 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 these functions independently as a regular part of troubleshooting and repairing faulty electronic devices.
  3. I have independent experience troubleshooting and repairing electronic communications systems to ensure continued peak performance .
  4. I have independent experience troubleshooting and repairing multiple electronic communications systems operating as one infrastructure.


* 9.Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic systems.
  1. Wireless communications
  2. Encryption equipment
  3. Wide area networks
  4. Local area networks
  5. Access control systems
  6. Electronic security systems
  7. Intrusion detection systems
  8. Video security systems
  9. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  10. Electronic security system
  11. Network routers
  12. Telecommunications switching equipment
  13. Other electronic systems
  14. None of the above


* 10.Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic test equipment.
  1. Test lights
  2. Multimeters
  3. Oscilloscopes
  4. Oscillators
  5. Frequency counters
  6. Signal generators
  7. RS-232/CAT -5 testers
  8. Transmission impairment test set
  9. Communications Analyzers (Wide Band)
  10. Communications Analyzers (Narrow Band)
  11. Communications analyzers
  12. Network protocol analyzer
  13. Radio service software
  14. Network service software
  15. Spectrum analyzer
  16. Watt meter
  17. Fiber Tester
  18. Multimode Tester
  19. Tone and Probe Tester
  20. Cable Tester
  21. Component Tester
  22. Network service software
  23. DC/AC Power Supplies
  24. None of the above


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your experience of developing training curricula.
  1. I have not developed any training curricula.
  2. I have developed training curricula under supervision.
  3. I have independently developed training curricula for classes of one day or less in duration.
  4. I have independently developed training curricula for classes of one week or more.
  5. I have developed or supervised the development of more than three course curricula of one week or more.


* 12.Please select the response that best describes your experience delivering instruction to others.
  1. I have no experience instructing others.
  2. I have taught less than five classes to others.
  3. I have taught more than ten classes to others.
  4. I have taught more than ten classes to others containing complex technical information.


* 13.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating technical information.
  1. I have not communicated technical information orally.
  2. I communicate with vendors to obtain technical information pertaining to equipment/systems.
  3. I orally instruct end users on the proper operation of equipment/systems.
  4. I have experience with public speaking in front of 10 people or more on technical subjects.
  5. I have experience teaching technical classes of one day or more to groups of 10 or more students.


* 14.Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared.
  1. College term papers
  2. Thesis
  3. Dissertation
  4. Research grant proposals
  5. Policy documents
  6. Procedures and guidelines
  7. Teaching/instructional aids
  8. Complaint forms
  9. Journal/newspaper articles
  10. Intelligence reports
  11. Form letters
  12. Standardized reports
  13. Position papers
  14. Legal briefs
  15. Investigative reports
  16. Electronic communications
  17. Briefings for Congressional hearings
  18. Budget support, justification, impact and analysis
  19. Briefing Papers
  20. Scholastic publications in peer-reviewed technical journals
  21. None of the above


* 15.Are you able to work under strenuous physical demands including lifting in excess of 50 pounds, climb tall ladders, crouching and crawling in small work areas?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.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


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






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