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Grade: 09
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.In addition to meeting the occupational requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education as it relates to this position.
  1. I have 1 year of Specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-07. Specialized experience include developing and preparing solicitations and accompanying pre-award documents in accordance with all required laws, regulations, policies,and procedures.
  2. I have two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or a masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D.
  3. I do not have the experience/education described above.


Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.In addition to meeting the occupational requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education 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 academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree.
  3. I do not have the experience/education described above.


Grade: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select response that best describes your experience as it relates to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have the basic requirements for this position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the basic requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.


* 2.In addition to meeting the occupational requirements for this series, choose 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.


* 3.Have you applied Federal procurement regulations, such as the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you have experience managing cost-plus award fee contracts?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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 responses that describe your experience with contracts you have administered.
  1. Firm Fixed-Price
  2. Cost Plus Fixed Fee
  3. Cooperative Agreements
  4. Cost and Cost Sharing Contracts
  5. Letter Contract
  6. Indefinite Delivery
  7. None of the above


* 3.Please select the responses that describe your experience in preparing the following:
  1. Justifications for other than Full and Open Competitions
  2. Determination of findings
  3. Request for proposals
  4. Requests for bids or quotations
  5. Contract documents
  6. Negotiation reports
  7. Pre-negotiation memorandums
  8. None of the above


* 4.Have you applied the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to provide advice and instructions on Federal procurement procedures?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Please select the responses that describe your experience in applying federal procurement practices from the following guidelines.
  1. Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  2. Comptroller General Decisions
  3. Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) Initiatives
  4. Executives Orders
  5. OMB Circular A-76
  6. None of the above


* 6.I have reviewed and analyzed bids or proposals including participation in technical evaluations.
  1. True
  2. False


* 7.Please select the responses that describe your experience in preparing written documentation to individuals involved in the contract process.
  1. I have experience communicating in writing with contractors and offers (including large and small business, non-profit organizations, and universities) regarding a wide range of pre and post award issues.
  2. I have experience communicating in writing with contractors and program personnel on serious performance problems, or on issues related to the need for expedited or increased action from the project officer or other program personnel.
  3. I have experience thoroughly documenting a file to clearly evidence all pre and post award actions taken in a file.
  4. I have experience writing legal documents, contracts, cooperative agreements or similar commitment documents.
  5. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs, and format letters or other documents.
  5. None of the above


* 9.Please select the responses that describe your experience in accomplishing special projects and short turnaround assignments.
  1. I have experience rearranging workload priorities to accommodate special projects and short turnaround assignments while maintaining a timely and high quality level of performance on other assigned actions.
  2. I have experience dealing with assignments that are `out-of -the -ordinary`, oftentimes with program personnel that have no prior experience with Government contracts.
  3. I have experience completing projects under a great deal of pressure to meet extremely short deadlines while dealing with demands for action that may be improper or unfeasible.
  4. None of the above


* 10.From the following list, please select the types of software/computer programs you have regularly used.
  1. Automated data systems for tracking and monitoring activities.
  2. Automated spreadsheet software.
  3. Data entry, editing and retrieval task(s) in the processing of data.
  4. Analytical reports that incorporate graphic representations of data with narrative information.
  5. Word processing applications to prepare documents, reports, articles, correspondence, or memoranda.
  6. Automated data systems for scoring tests.
  7. Automated data systems for tracking testing results.
  8. 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
  12. Other
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services






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