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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.


Grade: 08
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.Do you have experience training others regarding the proper use of COMSEC equipment and advising of related rules and regulations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Please select the response that best describes your experience in developing COMSEC policies that will enhance and increase security awareness.
  1. I have experience utilizing initiative and resourcefulness in deviating from traditional methods or researching trends and patterns to develop new methods, criteria or proposed new policies needed to address security concerns.
  2. I have experience identifying security issues or problems, and making written recommendations to resolve them based on interpretation of applicable regulations and procedures.
  3. 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.Do you posses a valid Driver's License and can you operate a motor vehicle?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have experience taking or recommending actions that were consistent with the objectives and requirements of a COMSEC program?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you have experience/knowledge regarding the operational performance characteristics of COMSEC equipment, with responsibility for troubleshooting, updating circuits and re-keying equipment as required?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Please select the responses that describe your experience in performing COMSEC related duties
  1. Received COMSEC material/equipment
  2. Issued COMSEC material/equipment
  3. Delivered/picked up COMSEC material/equipment
  4. Safeguarded COMSEC material/equipment
  5. Maintained COMSEC material and equipment
  6. Accounted for, updated, or modified COMSEC material/equipment
  7. Destroyed COMSEC material/equipment
  8. None of the above


* 6.Select the one response which best describes your experience in and obtaining compliance with COMSEC policies and procedures.
  1. I have experience which included primary responsibility for ensuring uniform implementation and compliance of COMSEC policies and procedures throughout the office or facility.
  2. I have experience which included responsibility for ensuring compliance with COMSEC policies and procedures, referring non-compliance issues to higher level authority for guidance/resolution.
  3. None of the above


* 7.Please select the response below that best describes your experience conducting risk assessments of new off-sites, resident agencies or other facilities.
  1. I have experience conducting risk assessments in a variety of locations that will contain a wide array of COMSEC equipment.
  2. I have experience conducting risk assessments in established locations with a variety of COMSEC equipment and no history of significant violations or deficiencies.
  3. I have experience assisting higher level information or physical security personnel in conducting risk assessments.
  4. None of the above


* 8.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. Effectively communicate technical information to internal and external audiences.
  2. Persuade others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  3. Interview employees or managers to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information.
  4. Conduct training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  5. Effectively communicate organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis.
  6. have no education, training or experience in this area.


* 9.Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared.
  1. Undergraduate research papers
  2. Graduate research papers
  3. News & academic articles
  4. Formal briefings
  5. Official correspondence
  6. Intelligence and/or situation reports
  7. Security risk assessments
  8. None of the above


* 10.Do you have experience in the management and administration of COMSEC equipment relating to inventory control KOV/KSV crypto cards from acquisition to destruction?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.From the following list of research skills, please identify those you have routinely and successfully applied in an academic or professional setting.
  1. Preparing factual report
  2. Synopsizing research materials
  3. Extracting relevant information from sources
  4. Extracting and compiling numerical or statistical data
  5. Verifying facts and figures
  6. Evaluating the validity of sources
  7. Comparing and contrasting data from multiple sources
  8. Identifying information gaps or anomalies
  9. None of the above


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


* 13.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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