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Grade: 12
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 GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: 13
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 GS 12 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described 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.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


* 3.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. Provide telephone support to resolve technical problems with users of hardware or software.
  2. Provide informal instructions and directions to users concerning complex software use
  3. Deliver user training on applications, software, hardware or networks.
  4. Give presentations to small groups within the user community.
  5. Give presentations to large groups of users (twenty or more).
  6. Deliver formal classroom instruction covering technical subject matter.
  7. Provide IT training to upper level management.
  8. Represent my employer as a conference leader or speaker at formal conferences.
  9. Represent my employer as a lead negotiator in dealings with contractors, vendors or service providers from outside the agency
  10. None of the above


* 4.Please select the response that best describes your experience in simultaneously managing multiple assignments/projects.
  1. I have had limited opportunity in managing more than two assignments simultaneously.
  2. As part of a team or group, I was responsible for completing more than two work assignments simultaneously. My deadlines and specific courses of a action were determined by others. I reported the status of the assignments on a frequent basis, accounting for any obstacles that may delay their completion.
  3. I have occasionally managed multiple assignments which required me to be organized and responsive to unscheduled work assignments. My supervisor was consulted on an as needed basis for guidance and/or resolution to unexpected delays or obstacles in completing projects.
  4. On a regular basis, I was responsible for prioritizing multiple work assignments. I determined the course of action to take, planned for any obstacles or delays, and addressed other assignments that arose with short deadlines.
  5. None of the above


* 5.I have demonstrated experience in writing communications, reports and/or documents that are technical in nature (e.g., policy memoranda, research papers, technical/training manuals) that are disseminated outside the work area assigned. I have extensive experience communicating in writing to all levels of an organization on routine and non-routine matters.
  1. True
  2. False


* 6.Do you have working knowledge of radio frequency (RF) systems and/or cellular telephone technology?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.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


* 8.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.


* 9.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. John 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


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






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