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Grade: 14
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: All Grades
* 1.Select the response that best describes how you meet the basic qualifications requirements for this position.
  1. I have a degree from an accredited college or university in accounting OR a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, OR public administration that included OR was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (May include up to 6 hours of credit in business law).
  2. I have a combination of education & experience- 4 years experience in accounting/auditing OR combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education, training AND I have one of the following: 1) 24 semester hours in appropriate accounting or auditing courses (the 24 hour requirement may include 6 hours of business law); 2) certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, from a written exam.
  3. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.


* 2.Please select the responses that best describe your experience in leading an audit, program assessment or evaluation project.
  1. Designed a project plan including project goals, objectives, and milestones.
  2. Anticipated project barriers before the commencement of the project and developed plans for overcoming them.
  3. Obtained support and cooperation from management and from other organizations (e.g., financial support, IT support, contracting support, assistance from other experts, etc.).
  4. Adapted project objectives to control project scope.
  5. Met project timelines to keep the project on schedule.
  6. Overcame or resolved unanticipated project barriers without causing delays in the completion of the project .
  7. Successfully completed a project within an established timeframe or schedule.
  8. None of the above


* 3.Please select the responses that best describes your experience in developing, documenting, and defending audit findings.
  1. Adjustments or corrections to financial transactions.
  2. Improvements in internal or management control systems/processes.
  3. Increased efficiency or effectiveness of federal programs, practices, or operations.
  4. Adoption of automated control in finance or accounting systems.
  5. Adoption of manual control techniques in processing transactions.
  6. Formal investigations of wrong doing by individuals and firms.
  7. Formal sanctions against individuals and/or firms.
  8. None of the above


* 4.Please select the responses that describe your ability to develop or build effective teams or working groups.
  1. Led teams/working groups and motivated others toward goal accomplishment.
  2. Participated as a team member with some involvement in motivating others toward goal accomplishment.
  3. Demonstrated the ability to consistently develop and sustain cooperative working relationships with others.
  4. Demonstrated the ability to deal effectively with pressure, while maintaining the team's/working groups focus, intensity, and persistence under adversity.
  5. None of the above


* 5.Are you willing to travel extensively, to foreign countries as necessary, as a regular part of your job?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Please select the response that best describes your ability to plan and organize work.
  1. I plan and supervise execution of design and analysis of large complex systems of national and international scope.
  2. I plan, prioritize, and organize my own work and coordinate with others involved in a project assignment to ensure work is completed.
  3. I plan multiple, concurrent projects, set deadlines, identify priorities, and set work goals for projects assignments.
  4. I set goals and/or planned work to be accomplished by others, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for completion of work.
  5. I assign work to others based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of the assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
  6. None of the above


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your experience paying attention to detail and accurately reporting findings.
  1. I have education/training in analyzing situations/materials in order to depict pertinent information and report details accurately.
  2. I have limited experience analyzing situations/materials in order to depict pertinent information and report details accurately.
  3. On a daily basis, I monitor situations through observation, pay attention to detail, and report findings.
  4. On a regular and recurring basis, I dissect written materials in order to determine the pertinent aspects and accurately report information.
  5. None of the above


* 8.Please select the responses that describe your communication skills.
  1. Developed and executed a comprehensive communications strategy for conveying information about program activities to various audiences.
  2. Proposed congressional and public affairs strategies to promote the goals of a program.
  3. Communicated sensitive or controversial information to decision makers.
  4. Communicated critical policy and program management decisions.
  5. Answered inquiries from high level officials pertaining to a program.
  6. Maintained effective relationships with government and private sector officials to promote the program goals and priorities of the office.
  7. Delivered a speech or briefing before Congress, congressional committees or staff members.
  8. Explained, defended, negotiated, and coordinated complex program policies and activities.
  9. None of the above


* 9.Please select the responses that best describe your ability to manage and resolve conflicts and disagreements in a positive and constructive manner.
  1. I have mediated conflicts for mutual problem solving
  2. I have helped parties with differing interests and viewpoints to maintain constructive work relationships.
  3. I have initiated and supported programs to manage conflict.
  4. I have worked to identify and mitigate potential conflicts before they become issues.
  5. I generally avoid conflicts
  6. I generally refer conflicts to higher level supervisor.
  7. None of the above


* 10.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


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your ability to critically evaluate conditions, events and alternatives; to identify problems, causes and relationships; to base decisions or recommendations on data or sound reasoning; and to formulate objective opinions.
  1. My background gives evidence of very clear reasoning using all information available and shows that I am able to develop new ways to gather and evaluate information and to use appropriate analytical procedures and methods.
  2. My background shows my ability to make sound decisions on the spot.
  3. My background gives evidence of the ability to evaluate information and make a decision.
  4. My background shows my ability to develop alternate solutions and evaluate each to determine the potential consequences and best course of action.
  5. My background gives evidence of limited skill in evaluating/analyzing data and in making decisions.
  6. None of the above


* 12.Please select the responses that describe your ability to inspire, motivate, and guide others toward team goal accomplishments; foster team commitment, cohesiveness and trust; and develop leadership by coaching, mentoring, and rewarding team members.
  1. Recognizes the stages of team development and helps the team progress to higher level of performance.
  2. Develops leadership abilities in others by providing coaching, mentoring, and developmental assignments.
  3. Facilitates cooperation and mutual assistance across the organization.
  4. Builds consensus among diverse viewpoints.
  5. Empowers others by delegating authority.
  6. None of the above


* 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


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






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