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Grade: 09

Please answer the following questions.
1 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 8 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  • I do not have the experience described above.

Grade: 10

Please answer the following questions.
1 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 9 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  • I do not meet one year specialized experience requirement as described in the vacancy announcement.

Grade: All Grades

1 Please select the responses that describe your experience performing administrative functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Manage supervisor's calendar to include complete control of scheduling, declining and prioritizing commitments, and making arrangements for representation by other officials, if appropriate
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, determining supervisor's desire for action. Ensure appropriate referrals, determine priority, make assignments, compose replies to correspondence, and furnish progress and final reports on disposition.
  • From brief oral instructions and marginal notes, prepare correspondence instructing or advising organizational officials on established policy.
  • Prepare complex or technical correspondence on administrative matters/operations.
  • Deal personally and telephonically with numerous close personal high official contacts of supervisor.
  • Respond to a wide variety of inquiries from high level officials, such as those from the White House, Members of Congress, State Department, etc.
  • Use fine discriminating judgment in giving opinions or official information to callers in absence of supervisor.
  • Maintain high level knowledge of day-to-day changing emphasis on various aspects of administrative and program related operations
  • Perform research on matters for superior in planning and establishing policy matters.
  • Secure reference materials and information from many sources, review and analyze material, organize into appropriate format and present to appropriate audience.
  • Coordinate the receipt and organization of materials from various areas into a cohesive presentation.
  • Experience in maintaining close liaison with other organizational components in order to ensure uniform understanding of objectives and to foster a healthy working environment.
  • None of the above
2 Do you possess a typing skill of at least 40 wpm? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the responses that describe your experience organizing and controlling documents or correspondence. Answer to this question is required
  • Used a pre-established, standardized documents and records filing system.
  • Handled records in accordance with employer's policies and regulations.
  • Logged and established routing and suspense dates for incoming correspondence.
  • Organized a body of correspondence and/or documents in proper sequence to facilitate review by other parties.
  • Utilized computer software for document management (storage, retrieval, distribution).
  • None of the above
4 Please select the responses that describe your experience performing clerical functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Maintaining office files/records for retrieval/reference/storage in compliance with file maintenance and disposition schedules.
  • Searching files, documents, or other sources for information.
  • Collecting, assembling, and compiling statistical data into a chart or report.
  • None of the above
5 Please select the responses that best describe your experience in preparing travel vouchers or arrangements. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare travel authorizations.
  • Made domestic travel reservations/arrangements and maintain record of itinerary.
  • Arrange foreign travel reservations/arrangements and maintain record of itinerary.
  • Make travel and hotel reservations for large meetings/conferences. Prepare travel vouchers.
  • Review travel vouchers for accuracy and completeness and resolved errors in travel vouchers submitted using automated voucher system.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response that best describes your ability to sort, prioritize and direct incoming mail. Answer to this question is required
  • I sort mail by type of request, identifying special requests which require expedite processing, taking into consideration imminent deadlines, and humanitarian reasons. On my own initiative, I route mail as appropriate.
  • I sort mail by type of request and route as appropriate. Urgent and/or special requests are identified for priority processing.
  • I sort mail by type of request and route as directed.
  • None of the above
7 Please select the responses that identify the office equipment you have utilized. Answer to this question is required
  • Typewriter
  • Computer
  • Fax Machine
  • Dictaphone/Transcriber
  • Copier
  • Calculator
  • None of the above
8 Please select the responses that identify the computer software you have experience using. Answer to this question is required
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Graphics/Presentation Tools
  • Web Browser (i.e., Internet Explorer, Netscape)
  • E-mail
  • None of the above
9 Please select the response that best describes your proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and/or databases. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little or no proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • I am able to use spreadsheet and/or database software to analyze, track, and collate data.
  • I am able to use spreadsheets and/or database software to maintain programs for the storage, retrieval, collation, analyst, tracking and monitoring of business and analytical data.
10 Please select the response that best describes your ability to communicate effectively in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs, and format letters or other documents.
  • None of the above
11 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. Answer to this question is required
  • 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.
  • I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting on specialized but not complex issues.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • None of the above
12 From the following list of research skills, please identify those you have routinely and successfully applied in an academic or professional setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Preparing factual report
  • Synopsizing research materials
  • Extracting relevant information from sources
  • Extracting and compiling numerical or statistical data
  • Verifying facts and figures
  • Evaluating the validity of sources
  • Comparing and contrasting data from multiple sources
  • Identifying information gaps or anomalies
  • None of the above
13 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 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
    14.1 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
    14.1 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