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Grade: 11

Please answer the following questions.
1 In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • 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.
  • I do not have the education or experience described above.

Grade: 12

Please answer the following questions.
1 In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the 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. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or forensic science related area AND I have completed course work covering the subjects of biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology or other subjects which provide a basic understanding of the foundation of forensic DNA analysis, as well as course work and/or training in statistics and population genetics as it applies to forensic DNA analysis, in accordance with Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I have a combination of experience and education which includes course work equivalent to a major in biology, chemistry, or forensic science including courses in biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology AND I have appropriate experience or additional education which demonstrates similarly appropriate skills or abilities needed to perform the duties of this position.
  • I do not have the education or experience described above.
2 Are you a certified Forensic Examiner? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 From the following list, please identify the type(s) of laboratories in which you have worked. Answer to this question is required
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Research Laboratory
  • Forensic Laboratory
  • Database Laboratory
  • College/University Laboratory
  • Paternity Testing Laboratory
  • DNA Database Laboratory
  • QC Laboratory
  • Private Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory
  • Environmental/Bioanalytical Laboratory
  • BSL-3 Microbiology Laboratory
  • Other
  • None of the above
4 Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience with the FBI quality assurance (QA) standards for forensic DNA analysis Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked in a laboratory that is in compliance with FBI quality assurance standards.
  • I have participated in an internal quality assurance audit using the FBI QA standards.
  • I have participated in an external quality assurance audit using the FBI QA standards.
  • I have participated in an internal and external quality assurance audit using the FBI QA standards.
  • None of the above
5 Please select the laboratory quality assurance requirements you have experience in using. Answer to this question is required
  • I am familiar with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I have applied National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I have ensured compliance with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I am familiar with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Convicted Offender DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I have applied National Quality Assurance Standards for Convicted Offender DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I have ensured compliance with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Convicted Offender DNA Testing Laboratories.
  • I am familiar with the ISO 17025 and/or ASCLD/LAB accreditation program.
  • I have applied the ISO 17025 and/or ASCLD/LAB accreditation criteria.
  • I have ensured compliance with the ISO 17025 and/or ASCLD/LAB accreditation criteria.
  • None of the above
6 From the following list, please select scientific discipline(s) you have conducted in laboratory work. Answer to this question is required
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Forensic Science
  • Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Microbiology/Virology
  • Bacteriology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Mycology
  • Anthropology
  • Immunology/Serology
  • Biophysics
  • Diagnostics
  • QC
  • Parasitological
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • None of the above
7 From the following list, please select the highest level of experience you have had working in a laboratory. Answer to this question is required
  • I have received training in evidence handling procedures.
  • I have handled physical evidence in civil/criminal matters.
  • I have analyzed physical evidence in civil/criminal matters.
  • I have analyzed biological specimens in a research laboratory.
  • I have analyzed biological specimens in a hospital or clinical laboratory.
  • I have analyzed and interpreted DNA data generated from physical evidence.
  • I have analyzed and interpreted data generated from DNA analyses.
  • None of the above
8 From the following list, please select the activities you have performed in a forensic laboratory setting. Answer to this question is required
  • I have handled and analyzed physical evidence in criminal matters.
  • I have determined evidentiary value of physical evidence in criminal matters.
  • I have performed DNA typing on samples recovered from items of physical evidence.
  • I have interpreted analytical data and written formal reports of examinations in forensic biology cases.
  • None of the above
9 How did you hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Faith Based Initiatives
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Career Fairs
  • Bill board
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • FBI Recruiter
  • Employee Referral
  • EdVenture Program
    9.1 Which EdVenture Program?
    • State University of New York at Albany
    • Georgia State University
    • Mercer University
    • Delaware State University
    • Fayetteville State University
    • Chicago State University
    • College of Charleston
    • Cleveland State University
    • University of Texas - El Paso
    • Hawaii Pacific University
    • Texas Southern University
    • Florida A&M University
    • Mississippi State University
    • California State University
    • Arkansas State University
    • Kentucky State University
    • University of Miami
    • Tuskegee University
    • Saint Peter's College
    • Virginia Wesleyan College
    • Concordia University
    • Virginia Union University
    • University of Texas - San Antonio
    • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • Cal State University - Sacramento
    • San Diego State University
    • San Jose State University
    • University of Texas - Pan American
    • University of California - Berkley
    • Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    • George Washington University
    • Johns Hopkins
    • Mississippi State University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Southern California
    • Savannah State
    • Ohio University
    • Central State University
    • Arkansas Baptist College
    • Wilberforce University
    • Morehouse College
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Alabama State University
    • University of Albany
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • California State University, East Bay
    • Morgan State University
    • Jackson State University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • University of Michigan, Dearborn
    • Naval Postgraduate School
    • New York University
    • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Other
    9.1 Please specify where you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am currently an FBI Employee.
  • District of Columbia Department of Employment Services
10 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required