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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 basic 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 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 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.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: 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 response that best describes your experience as a nurse.
  1. Clinical Nurse
  2. Community Health Nurse
  3. Nurse Anesthetist
  4. Nurse Consultant
  5. Nurse Educator
  6. Nurse Manager
  7. Nurse Midwife
  8. Nurse Practitioner
  9. Supervisory Nurse Specialist
  10. Occupational Health Nurse
  11. Psychiatric Nurse
  12. Research Nurse
  13. None of the above


* 3.Select those areas in which you have knowledge or experience related to the concepts and theories of occupational nursing practices. Select those areas in which you have knowledge or experience related to the concepts and theories of occupational nursing practices.
  1. Walk-in and emergency care
  2. Health and wellness promotion, preventative medicine
  3. Medical Surveillance program
  4. OSHA and Safety Programs
  5. Case management of injured workers
  6. None of the above


* 4.Please select the response that best describes your experience communicating in writing.
  1. I have experience in copying information from one document to another and in preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs.
  2. I have reviewed outgoing correspondence and verified the accuracy and completeness of information in documents.
  3. I have experience in preparing written documents, such as transmittal memos and e-mails, that cover routine issues. Recipients are usually within my immediate organization.
  4. I have experience in preparing written documents, such as reports and briefing papers, that cover routine issues with some complex elements. Recipients are usually officials within my agency.
  5. I have extensive experience in preparing a wide variety of written documents, including complex studies, policy, guidance, Congressional correspondence, speeches and testimony, that involve issues or programs of a sensitive and controversial nature. Recipients are a wide range of individuals both within and outside of my organization.
  6. I have experience preparing a range of written documents, such as reports, briefing papers, and correspondence, that cover issues involving complex programs and require sensitivity to the views of my audience. Recipients are usually middle or senior level management officials within or outside of my organization.
  7. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your experience and/or ability to communicate orally with various levels of employees and management in order to obtain and provide information.
  1. I have applied communication skills to conduct work activities with internal and external customers as well as co-workers and superiors. I have responded to inquiries regarding non-technical or routine matters.
  2. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting on specialized but not complex issues.
  3. I have expertise in applying communication skills to complex and non-routine issues. I have made informative and persuasive communications in a business setting, including oral presentations on specialized and complex issues. I have typically maintained effective ongoing contacts and working relationships with personnel at various levels throughout the organization as well as external contacts.
  4. I have discussed and explained technical material that was often controversial or sensitive. I have acted as the main liaison with other departments or organizations.
  5. None of the above


* 6.Do you have Occupational Health experience?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Do you have experience in developing strategic goals and objectives for occupational health programs?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Please select the responses that identify your experience in the area of customer service.
  1. Established priorities to ensure employee's needs are met.
  2. Provided customer service that was favorably recognized by a colleague, supervisor, or the customer.
  3. Directly investigated and resolved customer's issues.
  4. Coordinated/conducted meetings with managers and staff to ensure customer's needs are met.
  5. Evaluated and modified the services to improve and ensure quality customer service.
  6. None of the above


* 9.From the following list of problem-solving and decision-making skills, please identify those that you have routinely and successfully applied in a work setting.
  1. Obtained facts, information, or data relevant to a particular problem or issue through observation of events or situation, discussion with others, research, or retrieval from written or electronic sources.
  2. Made decision by considering relevant facts and information, potential risks and benefits, and short and long-term consequences or alternatives.
  3. Anticipated or identified problems and their causes; developed and analyzed potential solutions or improvements using rational and logical processes or innovative and creative approaches.
  4. Considered broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems and making decisions.
  5. Sought input from others.
  6. Drew accurate conclusions from investigative and other quantitative information.
  7. Generated new ideas; recognized the need for new or modified approaches; brought perspective and approaches together in creative ways.
  8. None of the above


* 10.Please select the response that best describes your experience operating independently and reaching logical conclusions with minimal assistance, including experience independently gathering data, preparing reports and making recommendations.
  1. I have previous experience operating independently, with responsibility for making sound, viable recommendations which were justified in reports that I prepared and required the development and evaluation of information from various sources.
  2. I have previous experience making straight-forward recommendations that were supported by the compilation and summarization of information and data in a set format from a limited number of sources.
  3. None of the above


* 11.From the following list, identify any national certification(s) you hold as a Registered Nurse.
  1. CPR/AED - Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibulator
  2. CPR/AED Instructor
  3. CEN - Certified Emergency Nurse
  4. CCM- Certified Case Manager
  5. Occupational Spirometry Certification
  6. Occupational Hearing Conservation Certification
  7. ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  8. COHN - Certified Occupational Health Nurse
  9. None of the above


* 12.From the following list of clinical practices, identify those that you have performed on a day-to-day basis.
  1. Communicating health related information orally and in writing.
  2. Reviewing and interpreting medical tests and lab reports.
  3. Analyzing employee's medical histories.
  4. Providing health care counseling and referral.
  5. Promoting health and wellness programs.
  6. Researching medical related topics.
  7. None of the above


* 13.Do you currently possess a valid state driver's license for the state in which you live or are principally employed or are you eligible to obtain a valid state driver's license?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Please select the responses that best describe your records management experience.
  1. I have worked with paper-based and electronic records to integrate them into official record keeping systems, through uploading or creation of appropriate attribute records.
  2. I have ensured proper maintenance of audiovisual, cartographic, and other types or records.
  3. I have identified and resolved various problems encountered, referring those that are potentially sensitive or controversial to the supervisor, more-experienced Specialist, or another expert.
  4. I have organized and administered records storage areas, ensuring that records are managed and protected appropriately.
  5. I have helped ensure the implementation of security requirements for classified FBI materials in storage areas and other rooms within the Unit's control.
  6. I have applied approved dispositions to appropriate records.
  7. None of the above


* 15.Please select the response that best describes your ability to prioritize work and/or organize assignments to meet set deadlines.
  1. I have effectively organized my work and independently established priorities in order to meet deadlines.
  2. I have established a system to maintain relevant information on guidelines, policy changes, and procedural updates, and regularly provided others with information and guidance.
  3. I have regularly adjusted work plans or activities to meet deadlines. I communicated with my supervisor and other personnel to keep them apprised of changing needs and priorities.
  4. None of the above


* 16.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


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


* 18.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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