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Grade: 09
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 7 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree (i.e., LL.B. or J.D.).
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to 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: All Grades
* 1.Please select the response that best describes how you satisfy the basic requirements set forth in this announcement.
  1. I have a degree in physical science, biology, chemistry, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 hours in physical science and/or related engineering science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  2. I have a combination of education and experience through course work equivalent to a major as shown above, including at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


* 2.Do you have experience in the biometrics field as it relates to the forensic analysis of DNA and/or latent prints?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Please select the responses that best describes your work experience in a laboratory.
  1. No work experience in a laboratory
  2. I have worked as a laboratory supervisor designing experiments and directing technical staff.
  3. I have worked as a laboratory technician performing experiments.
  4. I have worked as a laboratory aid supporting routine lab functions.
  5. My experience includes laboratory internships.
  6. My experience in a laboratory was gained through coursework only.
  7. I have worked as an examiner in a forensic laboratory.
  8. I have worked as an examiner in a DNA database laboratory.
  9. I have worked as a laboratory technician performing analyses or experiments.
  10. I have worked in a laboratory as a research scientist performing experiments.
  11. Other


* 4.Please select the response that best describes your ability to apply reasoning to analyze and evaluate information's relevance, significance, validity, in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
  1. I have had some education or training in the process of analyzing and interpreting information to draw conclusions
  2. I have had some work experience assisting others analyzing and interpreting information to draw conclusions
  3. I have demonstrated the ability to independently collect information from a variety of sources, analyze and interpret the information, and draw conclusions to solve problems.
  4. I have demonstrated a high level of experience collecting/synthesizing information from a variety of sources involving complex issues, analyzing and interpreting the information, and drawing conclusions to solve problems.
  5. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your ability to set priorities, organize and respond to work requests.
  1. I have had education or training that has required me to organize my work and set priorities in order to complete assignments on time, but I have not been required to apply this ability in my professional job assignments.
  2. In my past work assignments, I have assessed my own work products and monitored progress against assigned goals. I have scheduled task(s) so that needed information was gathered in the proper sequence. I have experience in adjusting my work to ensure that some deadlines are met.
  3. In my past work assignments, I have modified my own work goals to conform to new scheduling constraints/priorities. I have coordinated my own work with employees involved in other projects in the assigned work area. I have adjusted my work to ensure most deadlines are met.
  4. In my past work assignments, I have planned a short-term project and identified milestones and time frames to accomplish various task(s). I am proficient at planning for changes in priorities or project goals and modifying my work plan accordingly. I am proficient at adjusting work to insure all deadlines are met.
  5. None of the above


* 6.From the following list, please select the activities you have performed in a laboratory setting.
  1. Used scientific instruments
  2. Prepared reagents
  3. Kept detailed records of laboratory work
  4. Used computers to prepare records
  5. Worked with biological materials
  6. Handled hazardous materials
  7. Used a comparison microscope
  8. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. Briefing Peers/Coworkers
  2. Briefing Superiors/Supervisors
  3. Communicating with hostile persons
  4. Instructing or Teaching Others
  5. Persuading or Recommending Action to Peers and Supervisors
  6. Participating in Team Exercises
  7. Public Speaking
  8. Communicating with persons in emergency situations
  9. None of the above


* 8.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


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






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