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Grade: All Grades
* 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 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.

* 2.Do you have experience in acquisitions, contracts and procurement, which involves evaluating and making recommendations on contracts for Enterprise Information Technology Software and Hardware procurement.
  1. Yes
  2. No

* 3.Please select the response that best describes your experience planning and organizing work to achieve the goals of a program or organization.
  1. I have planned, developed and implemented programs with organizational scope and impact; managing work teams and/or advisory groups in the overall design of systems and programs.
  2. I have established annual, multi-year, or similar types of long-range work plans for an organizational component; setting goals and objectives; planning for short and long term resource needs.
  3. I have set goals and/or planned work to be accomplished by others; set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  4. I have planned and organized my own work assignments against deadlines assigned by my Supervisor; often handling several work assignments at the same time.
  5. None of the above

* 4.Please select the response that best describes your experience in performing analytical task(s).
  1. Analyzed data/information to develop practices, procedures, legislation, policies and or directives which included recommendations for alternative approaches.
  2. Analyzed data/information and recommended alternative approaches to existing practices, procedures, reports, policies and/or directives.
  3. Analyzed data/information to develop practices, procedures, reports, and policies and/or directives.
  4. Evaluated effectiveness of existing practices, procedures, policies and/or directives.
  5. Interpreted and applied existing guidelines to programmatic issues.
  6. None of the above

* 5.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience adapting regulations and policies.
  1. I have adapted and interpreted guides concerning procedural problems which arose. I frequently had to determine which of several alternative guidelines to use.
  2. I have interpreted and applied regulatory and procedural requirements to process difficult and complicated transactions.
  3. I have used significant judgment and interpretation to apply the guides to specific cases and adapt or improve procedures to accommodate unusual or one-of-a-kind situations.
  4. None of the above

* 6.From the following list of problem-solving and decision-making skills, please identify those that you have routinely and successfully applied in a work setting.
  1. Obtained facts, information, or data relevant to a particular problem or issue through observation of events or situation, discussion with others, research, or retrieval from written or electronic sources.
  2. Made decision by considering relevant facts and information, potential risks and benefits, and short and long-term consequences or alternatives.
  3. Anticipated or identified problems and their causes; developed and analyzed potential solutions or improvements using rational and logical processes or innovative and creative approaches.
  4. Considered broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems and making decisions.
  5. Sought input from others.
  6. Drew accurate conclusions from investigative and other quantitative information.
  7. Generated new ideas; recognized the need for new or modified approaches; brought perspective and approaches together in creative ways.
  8. None of the above

* 7.Please select the response that best describes your experience and/or ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and management in order to obtain and provide information.
  1. I have applied communication skills to conduct work activities with internal and external customers as well as co-workers and superiors. I have responded to inquiries regarding non-technical or routine matters.
  2. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting on specialized but not complex issues.
  3. I have expertise in applying communication skills to complex and non-routine issues. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting, including oral presentations on specialized and complex issues. I have typically maintained effective ongoing contacts and working relationships with personnel at various levels throughout the organization as well as external contacts.
  4. 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.
  5. None of the above

* 8.Please select the response that best describes your experience communicating in writing.
  1. I have experience in copying information from one document to another and in preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs.
  2. I have reviewed outgoing correspondence and verified the accuracy and completeness of information in documents.
  3. I have experience in preparing written documents, such as transmittal memos and e-mails, that cover routine issues. Recipients are usually within my immediate organization.
  4. I have experience in preparing written documents, such as reports and briefing papers, that cover routine issues with some complex elements. Recipients are usually officials within my agency.
  5. I have extensive experience in preparing a wide variety of written documents, including complex studies, policy, guidance, Congressional correspondence, speeches and testimony, that involve issues or programs of a sensitive and controversial nature. Recipients are a wide range of individuals both within and outside of my organization.
  6. I have experience preparing a range of written documents, such as reports, briefing papers, and correspondence, that cover issues involving complex programs and require sensitivity to the views of my audience. Recipients are usually middle or senior level management officials within or outside of my organization.
  7. None of the above

* 9.From the following list, please select the area(s) in which you negotiate and award contracts.
  1. Construction contracts
  2. Architect and Engineering Services
  3. SBA 8(a) contracts
  4. Professional services contracts
  5. Technical and/or management services contracts
  6. Firm Fixed-Price contracts
  7. Fixed-Price with Incentive Fee
  8. Fixed-Price with Economic Price Adjustments
  9. Cost Share contracts
  10. Cost Plus Fixed Fee
  11. Cost Plus Incentive Fee
  12. Cost Plus Award Fee
  13. Time and material contracts
  14. Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts
  15. Multiple award IDIQ contracts
  16. Labor hour contracts
  17. Simplified Acquisitions
  18. Commercial item acquisitions
  19. Commercial services
  20. Government-Wide-Agency-Contracts (GWAC)
  21. Federal Supply Schedules
  22. Information technology services
  23. Research & Development Services
  24. Contracts based on unsolicited proposals
  25. I do not have or do not meet any of the choices above.

* 10.Please select the responses that describe your experience related to contracting and procurement.
  1. Contract development
  2. Contract negotiation
  3. Contract performance
  4. Cost-benefit analyses
  5. Earned Value Management (EVM)
  6. None of the above

* 11.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. John 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

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

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