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Grade: 14
Please answer the following questions.

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.Have you at any time received a grant or scholarship under the David L. Boren National Security Education Act of 1991 or otherwise participated in the National Security Education Program (NSEP)?
  1. Yes
  2. No

* 3.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 13 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.

* 4.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge and experience in the area of standards for land mobile communications systems (e.g. LMR, P25, Trunking, radio networking protocols).
  1. I have routinely applied my knowledge and skill in standards for land mobile communications systems (e.g. LMR, P25, Trunking, radio networking protocols) on the job.
  2. I am aware of the standards process as it would apply to land mobile radio, but have had no direct involvement.
  3. I have not been exposed to such a process.
  4. None of the above

* 5.Do you have knowledge of principles, concepts and methodologies in the area of wireless and land mobile radio communications?
  1. Yes
  2. No

* 6.Do you have experience in performing routine preventative maintenance on communication equipment?
  1. Yes
  2. No

* 7.Please select the type of electronic systems you have utilized.
  1. Wireless communications
  2. Encryption equipment
  3. Wide area networks
  4. Local area networks
  5. Access control systems
  6. Intrusion detection systems
  7. Video security systems
  8. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  9. HF systems
  10. Commerical satellite communications systems
  11. Electronic security systems
  12. Military satellite systems
  13. Military tactical radio systems
  14. None of the above

* 8.Do you have experience in system design, development, installation and maintenance of large scale Radio Frequency (RF)-based and/or Internet Protocol (IP)-based radio communication systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No

* 9.Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic test equipment.
  1. Test lights
  2. Multimeters
  3. Oscilloscopes
  4. Oscillators
  5. Frequency counters
  6. Signal generators
  7. RS-232/CAT -5 testers
  8. Transmission impairment test set
  9. Communications Analyzers (Wide Band)
  10. Communications Analyzers (Narrow Band)
  11. Communications analyzers
  12. Network protocol analyzer
  13. Radio service software
  14. Network service software
  15. Spectrum analyzer
  16. Watt meter
  17. Fiber Tester
  18. Multimode Tester
  19. Tone and Probe Tester
  20. Cable Tester
  21. Component Tester
  22. Network service software
  23. DC/AC Power Supplies
  24. None of the above

* 10.Please select the response that best describes your experience managing electronic communications installation projects.
  1. I have been a telecommunications/networking professional assigned to carry out components of projects, but have not been assigned formal leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  2. I have been a project leader with responsibility for carrying out one or more installation projects that required me to plan and direct the work, maintain the schedule, report progress, and assure quality of the work performed.
  3. I have been a project manager with responsibility to carrying out a major installation that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  4. I have been responsible for managing system installations involving multiple installation projects that required me to perform resource management, procurement, scheduling, supervision, and coordination of activities.
  5. In addition to the items in statement(s) 4, I have been responsible for attending planning meetings and providing assessments concerning manpower and non-human resource requirements for the projects.

* 11.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating technical information.
  1. I have not communicated technical information orally.
  2. I communicate with vendors to obtain technical information pertaining to equipment/systems.
  3. I orally instruct end users on the proper operation of equipment/systems.
  4. I have experience with public speaking in front of 10 people or more on technical subjects.
  5. I have experience teaching technical classes of one day or more to groups of 10 or more students.

* 12.Please select the responses that describe your leadership experience.
  1. Coached and/or mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  2. Followed up with team members to ensure timeliness in meeting deadlines or completing projects.
  3. Assigned work to team members, taking into consideration the capabilities of the employees).
  4. Reported progress to a supervisor or higher level manager.
  5. Resolved conflicts, differences or problems among team members.
  6. Set objectives, deadlines and goals.
  7. None of the above

* 13.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

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

* 15.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

This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).