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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
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.Have you been required to maintain liaison with other individuals at a variety of levels, both within and outside the organization?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Please select the response that best describes your experience planning and organizing work to achieve the goals of a program or organization.
  1. I have planned, developed and implemented programs with organizational scope and impact; managing work teams and/or advisory groups in the overall design of systems and programs.
  2. I have established annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans for an organizational component; setting goals and objectives; planning for short and long term resource needs.
  3. I have set goals and/or planned work to be accomplished by others; set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  4. I have planned and organized my own work assignments against deadlines assigned by my Supervisor; often handling several work assignments at the same time.
  5. None of the above


* 4.Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared.
  1. College term papers
  2. Thesis
  3. Dissertation
  4. Research grant proposals
  5. Policy documents
  6. Procedures and guidelines
  7. Teaching/instructional aids
  8. Complaint forms
  9. Journal/newspaper articles
  10. Intelligence reports
  11. Form letters
  12. Standardized reports
  13. Position papers
  14. Legal briefs
  15. Investigative reports
  16. Electronic communications
  17. Briefings for Congressional hearings
  18. Budget support, justification, impact and analysis
  19. Briefing Papers
  20. Scholastic publications in peer-reviewed technical journals
  21. None of the above


* 5.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. I communicate with others to receive instruction and/or directions in order to accomplish a task or assignment.
  2. I communicate with others to coordinate work efforts to accomplish a task/project.
  3. I give oral presentations at meetings or conferences.
  4. I make informative and persuasive communications in a business setting, including presentations to decision makers.
  5. None of the above


* 6.Please select the response that best describes your experience in prioritizing and meeting deadlines.
  1. I have managed one project wherein I have met deadlines within my control.
  2. I have managed several projects where I may or may not have met all the deadlines that were within my control.
  3. I have managed multiple projects simultaneously where I did meet all the deadlines within my control.
  4. I have managed multiple projects simultaneously. I have completed these projects by established deadlines.
  5. None of the above


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your ability to work in a fast paced environment, with constantly changing priorities and the need for flexibility and teamwork.
  1. I have training/education that included teamwork but have not been required to apply this skill on my job assignments. I have limited experience having to adapt to changing priorities or working in a fast-paced environment.
  2. In my past work assignments, I have had to work as part of a team and have had experience adjusting to changing priorities.
  3. In my past work assignments, I had to quickly adapt to changing priorities and had to be sufficiently flexible to adjust to new assignments and duties with minimum stress.
  4. In my past work assignments, I served as an integral part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and was readily and easily able to adapt to changing priorities and duties.
  5. None of the above


* 8.From the following list, please select the software or computer technologies you used in project management activities.
  1. Email
  2. Project management scheduling software
  3. Word processing programs
  4. Statistical software
  5. Spreadsheet applications
  6. Presentation software
  7. Teleconferencing
  8. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your level of computer proficiency.
  1. Highly experienced in computer usage including a wide variety of software tools and web applications.
  2. Some proficiency in computer usage and/or software tools
  3. Limited proficiency in computer usage and/or software tools
  4. No experience in this area


* 10.Please select the response below that best describes your experience serving in a liaison capacity.
  1. As a point-of-contact, I have functioned in a liaison capacity between the supervisor and organization staff at all levels. Served as liaison with other government agencies, state and local law enforcement officials, and the intelligence community.
  2. I have served in a liaison capacity with a variety of persons inside and outside the organization for the purpose of receiving or providing information relating to the work or to resolve operating problems in connection with recurring responsibilities.
  3. I have served in a liaison capacity mainly with co-workers to exchange routine information relevant to daily work activities.
  4. None of the above


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating clearly and concisely in writing to present ideas, policy proposals, study results, or management decisions.
  1. I have demonstrated experience in providing advice and guidance to management officials relative to delicate personnel issues, through tactful and persuasive written communication.
  2. I have extensive experience in communicating through written communication, documents concerning complex and unusual issues, and in preparing responses to inquiries from DOJ, OPM, OMB and Congressional committees regarding special studies and reports.
  3. I have experience in developing presentations and correspondence concerning various program issues.
  4. I have experience in developing and preparing written policy papers explaining new procedures and/or implementation processes.
  5. 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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