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Grade: 09

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 7 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • 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.).
  • I do not have the education or experience described above.

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: 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 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
3 Please select the response that best describes your experience paying attention to detail and accurately reporting findings. Answer to this question is required
  • I have education/training in analyzing situations/materials in order to depict pertinent information and report details accurately.
  • I have limited experience analyzing situations/materials in order to depict pertinent information and report details accurately.
  • On a daily basis, I monitor situations through observation, pay attention to detail, and report findings.
  • On a regular and recurring basis, I dissect written materials in order to determine the pertinent aspects and accurately report information.
  • None of the above
4 Have you conducted analysis involving biological material? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 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 physical evidence/database samples handling procedures.
  • I have handled physical evidence/database samples in civil/criminal matters.
  • I have analyzed physical evidence/database samples in civil/criminal matters.
  • I have analyzed biological specimens/DNA database samples in a research laboratory.
  • I have analyzed biological specimens/DNA database samples in a hospital or clinical laboratory.
  • I have analyzed and interpreted DNA data generated from physical evidence/DNA database samples.
  • I have analyzed and interpreted data generated from DNA analyses.
  • None of the above
6 Please select the response that describes your experience interpreting and implementing quality assurance standards. Answer to this question is required
  • I have complied with quality control requirements.
  • I have revised quality requirements under the direction of my supervisor.
  • I have implemented quality requirements issued by my organization.
  • I have developed new quality requirements based on my organization's needs.
  • I have developed new quality requirements based on national or international standards.
  • I have developed and implemented a quality assurance program that addresses my organization's policies.
  • I have developed and implemented quality assurance policies and programs that address national and/or international quality standards.
  • None of the above
7 Please select the response that best describes your experience in preparing reagents. Answer to this question is required
  • I have never prepared reagents.
  • I have prepared reagents under direction of supervisor.
  • I have independently prepared reagents.
  • I have independently prepared, documented and conducted quality control checks on laboratory reagents.
8 Please select the response that best describes your ability to communicate effectively in writing. Answer to this question is required
  • Under the guidance and/or assistance of others, I have produced written communications within a work area requiring some original composition of a routine nature. Written material consisted mostly of communicating basic ideas, procedures or regulations.
  • Working independently, I have produced written communications within a work area requiring original composition of a routine nature. Written material consists of small or routine reports, responses to inquiries, as well as communicating basic ideas, procedures or regulations.
  • I have demonstrated experience in writing communications, reports or documents that provide instructions, request information and /or set out factual data. Material was prepared without benefit of a standardized format and was normally disseminated outside the work area assigned.
  • I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs, and format letters or other documents.
  • None of the above
9 Please select the responses that describe your experience in communicating orally. Answer to this question is required
  • I have researched issues and explained resolution to customer.
  • I have interviewed, or conferred with others to obtain or verify information; and explained non-technical procedures to others.
  • I have given short presentations at briefings or meetings.
  • I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as the main liaison with other departments or organizations.
  • I have established priorities to meet organizational needs.
  • I have developed/conducted customer surveys
  • None of the above
10 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
    10.1 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
    10.1 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
11 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required