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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.


Grade: 13
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 12 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience managing electronic telecommunications/networking technical projects.
  1. I have been an electronic telecommunications/networking professional assigned to carry out components of technical projects, but have not been assigned formal leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities.
  2. I have been a technical project leader with responsibility for carrying out one or more electronic telecommunications/networking projects that require me to plan and direct the work, maintain the schedule, report progress, and assure quality of the work performed.
  3. I have been a technical project manager with responsibility for carrying out a major electronic telecommunications/networking project.
  4. I have been responsible for managing and directing multiple major electronic telecommunications/networking technical projects that were in progress concurrently.
  5. None of the above


* 3.Do you have experience preparing statements of work for installation of new electrical systems or modifications to existing electrical systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


Grade: All Grades
* 1.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


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.

* 2.Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.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.


* 4.Please select the responses that describe your experience with electronic systems.
  1. Wireless communications
  2. Encryption equipment
  3. Wide area networks
  4. Local area networks
  5. Access control systems
  6. Electronic security systems
  7. Intrusion detection systems
  8. Video security systems
  9. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  10. Electronic security system
  11. Network routers
  12. Telecommunications switching equipment
  13. Other electronic systems
  14. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience Please select the one that best describes your experience working with electronic physical security equipment.
  1. I have not used procedures to work with electronic physical security equipment.
  2. I have used service manuals to perform repairs, modifications, and preventative maintenance procedures.
  3. I have researched procedures to accomplish procedures not found in electronic physical security equipment service manuals.
  4. I have generated new procedures to accomplish work with electronic physical security when work was beyond the scope of the service manuals and research was unproductive.


* 6.Please select the responses that describe your experience with the types of systems you have managed the installation.
  1. Local Area Networks
  2. Wide Area Networks
  3. Hirsch Systems
  4. Video Security Systems
  5. Radionics Systems
  6. Electronic Security
  7. Land Mobile Radio Systems
  8. Professional Media Services
  9. UHF VHF and Microwave radio
  10. Telecommunications (Telephone)
  11. Microwave radio
  12. Security electronics
  13. Encryption equipment
  14. Access control systems
  15. Intrusion detection systems
  16. Video Teleconferencing Systems
  17. Wireless communications
  18. None of the above


* 7.Do you have experience in managing electronic communications installation projects?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.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


* 9.Do you have experience installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining security electronics devices and systems, including the following: electronic access control systems, intrusion detection systems, motion sensors, electronic locks and alarms, physical surveillance video cameras and CCTV monitoring systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.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


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


* 13.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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