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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: All Grades
* 1.Have you attended training on electronic surveillance operations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Selectee must successfully complete an 8 week training class, plus satisfactory completion of defensive driving courses. Failure to complete these courses will result in dismissal. Are you willing to accept these conditions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you currently possess a valid state driver's license for the state in which you live or are principally employed or are you eligible to obtain a valid state driver's license?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Are you willing to sign a service agreement which requires you to stay in the surveillance program for a period of 2 years?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Are you willing to sign a mobility service agreement and relocate to any location based on the needs of the FBI?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Are you willing to work shift work, holidays, and weekends?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.From the following list, please select the equipment(s) you have used routinely and independently on the job.
  1. Electronic tracking devices
  2. Video recording equipment
  3. Microwave transmitting equipment
  4. FM communication radios
  5. Thermographicsensory equipment
  6. Photographic equipment
  7. Computer software and hardware
  8. CCTV monitors
  9. Special optical/audio equipment
  10. None of the above


* 8.Please select the responses that describe your experience in using equipment for surveillance photography (fixed and moving) and concealment purposes.
  1. Image Intensifier
  2. Large Objective Lens (i.e., 300, 400, 600 mm F2.8)
  3. 2X, 3X, etc. Extenders
  4. Cable Releases or Electronic Releases
  5. Remote Tripping Device (including hardware and software applications)
  6. Infra-red Flash and Infra-red Film
  7. Remote cameras
  8. Radio or infrared transmitters
  9. Specialty Vehicles
  10. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of the operational techniques for conducting physical or electronic surveillance in support of foreign counterintelligence/counter terrorism investigations (FCVCT).
  1. I posses basic knowledge of operational techniques and legal principles which govern FCVCT. I have a basic knowledge of at least one surveillance method. I have assisted others in researching and compiling data used in making recommendations for action.
  2. I have demonstrated a knowledge of operational techniques and legal principles which govern FCVCT surveillance. I have a basic knowledge of several surveillance methods. I have typically applied clearly defined guidelines in the resolution of work situations requiring this knowledge. I have assisted others in researching and compiling data requiring the use of this knowledge in making recommendations for action.
  3. I have demonstrated a general knowledge of operational techniques and legal principles which govern FCVCT surveillance methods. I have independently evaluated available information to make recommendations for action, identifying any problems or discrepancies in order to provide superiors with a summary.
  4. I have demonstrated detailed knowledge of operational techniques and legal principles which govern FCVCT surveillance. I have knowledge of the most sophisticated physical or electronic surveillance methods. I have demonstrated ability to evaluate and interpret guidelines, rules, and regulations requiring the use of judgment to determine the applicability of certain surveillance techniques and determine the proper course of action.
  5. None of the above


* 10.Do you have experience in electronic surveillance policies, regulations, guidelines, and operational requirements of the FBI and/or the law enforcement community.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your experience with photographic equipment.
  1. I have used cameras, camcorders, and other photographic equipment in primarily a casual/recreational manner.
  2. I have had formal training in, or, I have used cameras, camcorders, and other photographic equipment as a hobby.
  3. I have used cameras, camcorders, and other photographic equipment as part of an official work assignment(s).
  4. I have used cameras, camcorders, and other photographic equipment in surveillance work.
  5. None of the above.


* 12.Select the response that best describes your ability to analyze and interpret information.
  1. I have education or training in analyzing information but have not yet performed working in analyzing and interpreting information.
  2. I have performed basic analytical task(s) that required the interpretation of basic instructions, information or data in order to perform routine task(s) or duties.
  3. I have performed basic analytical task(s) that required the interpretation and application of routine and non-routine information, instructions, guidelines, regulations, or data to perform task(s) or duties.
  4. I have performed analytical task(s) that required the interpretation and application of non-routine and complex information, instructions, guidelines, regulations or data to perform task(s) or duties. This analysis has required seasoned judgment and development of recommendations as to the best course of action.
  5. None of the above


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


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






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