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Grade: 07
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 5 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed a bachelor's degree and meet the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement. I meet one of the following: (1) class standing as described in the vacancy announcement, (2) a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, as recorded on an official college transcript, or as computed based on courses completed during the final two years of curriculum, or (3) honor society membership.
  3. I have one full year of graduate level education.
  4. I do not have the education or experience described above.


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.Do you have experience analyzing financial and program data to identify trends, problems, and decision points?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Have you analyzed resources and expenditures to ensure efficient and appropriate use of funds?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Please select the responses that best describe your ability to organize, plan and coordinate financial statements.
  1. Schedules and prioritizes projects and assignments, even under tight deadlines while facing a number of competing priorities.
  2. Identifies and involves the right people in work activities, ensuring that they are well informed of plans, progress or case activities.
  3. Develops project management plans for moderate to complex projects, ensuring that activities are completed on time and are in accordance with objectives, resources, and policies and procedures. Anticipates problems adjusts plans and schedules to overcome them.
  4. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience in developing budgetary policies procedures.
  1. Recommends and develops policies that have an impact on substantive program goals and national priorities.
  2. Identifies and analyzes changes in budgetary and financial policies, regulations, and available funds that affect accomplishing program objectives.
  3. Provides advisory services to executives and managers responsible for formulating the agency's budgetary policies.
  4. Works with senior department executives, OMB, and Congressional staff to justify and defend the agency's financial needs.
  5. None of the above


* 6.Please identify those budget activities you have performed in support of a program or organization.
  1. I have developed spending allocations.
  2. I have monitored spending allocations.
  3. I have related expenditures to program accomplishments.
  4. I have reconciled expenditures with authorized funding commitments.
  5. I have completed end-of-year reports outlining budget expenditures.
  6. I have forecast future spending requirements.
  7. I have justified budget requests to higher level management.
  8. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that best describe your experience in coordinating the preparation and execution of major segments of the budget.
  1. Analyzes, advises and recommends solutions to budget formulation, justification, presentation, and execution problems related to multi-year appropriations.
  2. Analyzes and edits budget estimates and requests submitted by managers of assigned programs for accuracy of technical treatment and format, adequacy of supporting narrative, statistical and graphic presentation, and conformance with budgetary policy and guidelines.
  3. Recommends and justifies necessary budgetary changes to proposed program budgets.
  4. Reviews, analyzes, and interprets legislation, appropriations language, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives, Treasury department guidelines, and Congressional and Presidential directive pertaining to the agency budgetary requirements.
  5. None of the above


* 8.Choose the response that best describes your knowledge of regulations, theories, principles, policies, practices, and guidelines governing release of information.
  1. I applied appropriate laws, rules, regulations, guidelines on governing release of information.
  2. I interpreted, adapted and applied guidelines and polices governing release of information.
  3. I have selected the most appropriate guidelines and procedures from a variety of sources.
  4. None of the above


* 9.Please select the financial administrative areas you have a working knowledge of:
  1. Budget formulation
  2. Management of financial practices
  3. Procurement Regulations
  4. Travel Regulations
  5. Commercial expenditures
  6. Covert guidelines
  7. Asset Management
  8. None of the above


* 10.Please select the accounting-related duties you have performed:
  1. Prepared reports and statement(s) and interpreted accounting data.
  2. Evaluated source documents, identified discrepancies and their sources and recommended corrective action.
  3. Supported processing of a variety of accounting transactions and compilation and analysis of financial reports.
  4. Prepared accounting entries for input into an accounting system.
  5. None of the above


* 11.Please select the responses that best describe your expertise in financial reviews in one or more of the following areas:
  1. Validated, monitored, controlled and maintained accounting transactions and records.
  2. Worked closely with team members to acquire information necessary to complete a financial review.
  3. Examined documents to determine if transactions were properly supported in accordance with pertinent laws, policies, procedures and practices.
  4. Interpreted and applied accounting and audit principles to programs.
  5. Prepared working papers and verified reports against source accounts and records.
  6. None of the above


* 12.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
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services


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






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