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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: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 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.Please select the responses that describe your experience with high-level or executive-level public affairs activities that you have helped to plan and organize.
  1. assisting and organizing business meetings
  2. assisting and organizing business conferences
  3. assisting and organizing press briefings
  4. assisting and organizing media interviews
  5. other - public activities or events not listed
  6. assist in planning and organizing ceremonial events
  7. none of the above


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Please select the responses that describe your experience with hard-copy related media.
  1. Publications
  2. Flyers
  3. Pamphlets
  4. Posters
  5. Newsletters
  6. None of the above


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to conducting business with various internal and external customers.
  1. I do not have experience in this area.
  2. I have built rapport while interacting with my peers and immediate supervisor only.
  3. I have built rapport while interacting with my peers, immediate supervisor, and some external customers.
  4. I have built rapport while interacting with my peers, immediate supervisor, associates, various levels of external customers, and high-ranking officials (both internal and external).


* 3.Please select the response that describes your level of experience as it pertains to interpersonal communication skills.
  1. Explain technical issues to a variety of individuals from within and outside the agency or organization.
  2. Establish and maintain working relationships with representatives of other organizations.
  3. Provide advice and guidance or direction to staff on regulations and procedures.
  4. Clarify requirements, exchange routine information and obtain missing information.
  5. Negotiate issues among parties with differing interests to gain agreement on changes affecting the program or work product.
  6. Resolve conflicts by persuading others to accept new conditions, procedures or techniques.
  7. Interact in situations where shifts in priorities, work assignments, or deadlines occur frequently due to delays or unexpected events.
  8. None of the above


* 4.Please select the responses that describe your experience with assisting with media events.
  1. Planning
  2. Scheduling
  3. Implementing
  4. Coordinating
  5. none of the above


* 5.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. Effectively communicated technical information to others.
  2. Persuaded others to accept findings, recommendations, changes, alternative viewpoints, or to take a particular course of action.
  3. Interviewed employees or managers to acquire specific operational and/or technical information.
  4. Conducted presentations and/or training sessions with varied audiences with different levels of comprehension.
  5. Effectively communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives, or priorities on a regular basis.
  6. Served as a spokesperson for an organization.
  7. Facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  8. Mediated or facilitated problem resolution.
  9. Regularly consulted by peers, other agency representatives, or private industry on administrative issues.
  10. Served as an agency representative at functions with interaction with high level officials.
  11. Experience in fostering and maintaining high level contacts/telephone liaison with outside officials and their staff.
  12. None of the above


* 6.Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared.
  1. Undergraduate research papers
  2. Graduate research papers
  3. News & academic articles
  4. Formal briefings
  5. Official correspondence
  6. Press Releases
  7. Intelligence and/or situation reports
  8. Security risk assessments
  9. None of the above


* 7.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


* 8.Please select the responses that describe your experience with compiling and analyzing information.
  1. Collecting information from a variety of sources.
  2. Evaluating the similarities and disparities in data.
  3. Providing information on trends and patterns based on analysis of data.
  4. Developing new ways to gather and evaluate information.
  5. Making sound decisions based on analysis of compiled information.
  6. Analyzing and interpreting policies and guidelines governing a program.
  7. Evaluated the effectiveness of a completed project or program goal.
  8. None of the above


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


* 10.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






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