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Grade: 07
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 6 level. Specialized experience is performing routine administrative/clerical duties, and resolving basic customer service.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: 08
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 7 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  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 response that best describes the extent to which you have prepared correspondence and other documents using proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format.
  1. I have completed standard forms and copied information from one source to another.
  2. I have written interoffice correspondence and transmittal letters, and inserted key information into existing form letters.
  3. I have taken meeting notes, prepared minutes, and drafted responses to requests for information.
  4. With direction from my supervisor or others, I have written formal and informal communications, such as letters, electronic communications, policy statement(s), etc.
  5. I have independently written complete documents, such as procedures, policies, and research reports.
  6. None of the above


* 3.Please select the types of software programs/applications which you have independently used in order to retrieve and enter information.
  1. WordPerfect
  2. Microsoft Word
  3. Microsoft Excel
  4. Microsoft Access
  5. E-mail
  6. None of the above


* 4.Please select the response that best describes your proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and/or databases.
  1. I have little or no proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and/or databases.
  2. I am able to use spreadsheet and/or database software to analyze, track, and collate data.
  3. I am able to use spreadsheets and/or database software to maintain programs for the storage, retrieval, collation, analyst, tracking and monitoring of business and analytical data.


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience in updating and researching various databases in order to maintain and retrieve data information and statistics.
  1. I have extensive experience in updating and researching various databases to retrieve data information and statistics.
  2. I have limited experience in updating and researching various data bases to retrieve data information and statistics.
  3. None of the above


* 6.Please select the response that best describes your level of experience in either giving or preparing for speeches, briefings, and presentations.
  1. Extensive experience.
  2. Moderate experience.
  3. Minimal experience.
  4. I have no experience in this area.


* 7.Please select the responses that describe your experience performing administrative functions.
  1. Reviewing documents for completeness and to ensure that all signatures, dates and attachments are present.
  2. Preparing certificate of qualified candidates.
  3. Obtaining information, maintaining listing and maintaining files.
  4. Locating information in official personnel files.
  5. None of the above


* 8.Please select the responses that describe your experience performing clerical functions.
  1. Maintaining office files/records for retrieval/reference/storage in compliance with file maintenance and disposition schedules.
  2. Searching files, documents, or other sources for information.
  3. Collecting, assembling, and compiling statistical data into a chart or report.
  4. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your proficiency with the use of a computer.
  1. No Proficiency
  2. Basic Level Proficiency
  3. Intermediate Level Proficiency
  4. Advanced Level Proficiency


* 10.Please select the response that describes your typing ability.
  1. I am certified to type at least 40 words per minute (wpm).
  2. Within 12 months prior to the closing date of this Vacancy Announcement, I served in a position which required a qualified typist. (Qualified = 40 wpm)
  3. None of the above


* 11.Do you have experience providing on-the-job training to lower level employees engaged in mail processing operations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 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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