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Grade: 08
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 7 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: 09
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 8 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is well described in my application.
  2. I do not have the 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.Are you willing to work with biohazard and dangerous materials (e.g., body fluids, blood stain material, corrosive acids/bases, and flammables)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Are you willing to work in potentially hazardous environments with moderate physical demands (lifting, bending)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Are you willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Are you willing to travel as requested to attend training seminars and to provide on-site assistance?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Do you have experience responding to work requests, setting priorities and organizing assignments?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your organizational skills/experience.
  1. I have organizational skills that have been tested in an environment where records, information, files, etc. had to be meticulously managed as errors could affect the outcome of investigations, or the social, physical or economic well being of people.
  2. I have organizational skills that were relied upon to ensure the accuracy, reliability or acceptability of further processes or services.
  3. I have organizational skills that mainly impacted the timely provision of specific services to others.
  4. None of the above


* 8.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. Briefing Peers/Coworkers
  2. Briefing Superiors/Supervisors
  3. Communicating with hostile persons
  4. Instructing or Teaching Others
  5. Persuading or Recommending Action to Peers and Supervisors
  6. Participating in Team Exercises
  7. Public Speaking
  8. Communicating with persons in emergency situations
  9. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience in locating and summarizing information from electronic databases or manual records.
  1. I have conducted searches through databases and manual records in order to retrieve information from a limited number of sources. Provided information in requested format.
  2. I have conducted research in multiple electronic databases or manual records in order to locate, retrieve and manipulate data to meet the requirements of a variety of personnel with varying information needs and reporting formats, compiling and summarizing relevant information ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  3. None of the above


* 10.Please select the responses that identify the computer software you have experience using.
  1. Word Processing
  2. Spreadsheets
  3. Databases
  4. Graphics/Presentation Tools
  5. Web Browser (i.e., Internet Explorer, Netscape)
  6. E-mail
  7. None of the above


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your experience establishing and maintaining files and filing systems.
  1. I have no training or experience in performing this task.
  2. As needed, I have organized and maintained files.
  3. I have maintained existing files and filing systems including updating and organizing as a regular part of my job.
  4. I have made recommendations for improving existing filing systems and purging old files and records as necessary and appropriate.
  5. I have designed or created new filing systems.


* 12.Please select the responses that identify the types of original written products you have prepared.
  1. College term papers
  2. Thesis
  3. Dissertation
  4. Research grant proposals
  5. Policy documents
  6. Procedures and guidelines
  7. Teaching/instructional aids
  8. Complaint forms
  9. Journal/newspaper articles
  10. Intelligence reports
  11. Form letters
  12. Standardized reports
  13. Position papers
  14. Legal briefs
  15. Investigative reports
  16. Electronic communications
  17. Briefings for Congressional hearings
  18. Budget support, justification, impact and analysis
  19. Briefing Papers
  20. Scholastic publications in peer-reviewed technical journals
  21. None of the above


* 13.Do you have experience with logging and tracking information?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Do you have a thorough knowledge of hazardous materials (HAZMAT), including chemical and biological warfare agents and security requirements to manage the safety and logistical aspects of HAZMAT evidence recovery and to serve as a national consultant in safely resolving situations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


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


* 16.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

        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






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