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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.
  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: 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.
  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: All Grades
* 1.Please select the response that best describes how you satisfy the basic requirements set forth in this announcement.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


* 2.Are you a certified Forensic Examiner?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.From the following list, please identify the type(s) of laboratories in which you have worked.
  1. Medical Laboratory
  2. Research Laboratory
  3. Forensic Laboratory
  4. Database Laboratory
  5. College/University Laboratory
  6. Paternity Testing Laboratory
  7. DNA Database Laboratory
  8. QC Laboratory
  9. Private Biotechnology Laboratory
  10. Pharmaceutical Laboratory
  11. Environmental/Bioanalytical Laboratory
  12. BSL-3 Microbiology Laboratory
  13. Other
  14. 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
  1. I have worked in a laboratory that is in compliance with FBI quality assurance standards.
  2. I have participated in an internal quality assurance audit using the FBI QA standards.
  3. I have participated in an external quality assurance audit using the FBI QA standards.
  4. I have participated in an internal and external quality assurance audit using the FBI QA standards.
  5. None of the above


* 5.Please select the laboratory quality assurance requirements you have experience in using.
  1. I am familiar with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  2. I have applied National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  3. I have ensured compliance with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories.
  4. I am familiar with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Convicted Offender DNA Testing Laboratories.
  5. I have applied National Quality Assurance Standards for Convicted Offender DNA Testing Laboratories.
  6. I have ensured compliance with the National Quality Assurance Standards for Convicted Offender DNA Testing Laboratories.
  7. I am familiar with the ISO 17025 and/or ASCLD/LAB accreditation program.
  8. I have applied the ISO 17025 and/or ASCLD/LAB accreditation criteria.
  9. I have ensured compliance with the ISO 17025 and/or ASCLD/LAB accreditation criteria.
  10. None of the above


* 6.From the following list, please select scientific discipline(s) you have conducted in laboratory work.
  1. Biochemistry
  2. Chemistry
  3. Molecular Biology
  4. Genetics
  5. Forensic Science
  6. Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science
  7. Microbiology/Virology
  8. Bacteriology
  9. Bioinformatics
  10. Mycology
  11. Anthropology
  12. Immunology/Serology
  13. Biophysics
  14. Diagnostics
  15. QC
  16. Parasitological
  17. Pharmacology
  18. Toxicology
  19. Organic Chemistry
  20. Inorganic Chemistry
  21. None of the above


* 7.From the following list, please select the highest level of experience you have had working in a laboratory.
  1. I have received training in evidence handling procedures.
  2. I have handled physical evidence in civil/criminal matters.
  3. I have analyzed physical evidence in civil/criminal matters.
  4. I have analyzed biological specimens in a research laboratory.
  5. I have analyzed biological specimens in a hospital or clinical laboratory.
  6. I have analyzed and interpreted DNA data generated from physical evidence.
  7. I have analyzed and interpreted data generated from DNA analyses.
  8. None of the above


* 8.From the following list, please select the activities you have performed in a forensic laboratory setting.
  1. I have handled and analyzed physical evidence in criminal matters.
  2. I have determined evidentiary value of physical evidence in criminal matters.
  3. I have performed DNA typing on samples recovered from items of physical evidence.
  4. I have interpreted analytical data and written formal reports of examinations in forensic biology cases.
  5. None of the above


* 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. 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


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






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