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


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 in communicating clearly and concisely in writing to present ideas, policy proposals, study results, or management decisions.
  1. I have demonstrated experience in providing advice and guidance to management officials relative to delicate personnel issues, through tactful and persuasive written communication.
  2. I have extensive experience in communicating through written communication, documents concerning complex and unusual issues, and in preparing responses to inquiries from DOJ, OPM, OMB and Congressional committees regarding special studies and reports.
  3. I have experience in developing presentations and correspondence concerning various program issues.
  4. I have experience in developing and preparing written policy papers explaining new procedures and/or implementation processes.
  5. None of the above


* 4.Do you have knowledge and experience with graphic design principles?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Please select the responses that identify basic research tools you have used to obtain information.
  1. Internet
  2. Printed Material (Newspapers, Magazines, Textbooks, etc.)
  3. Personal Interviews
  4. Databases
  5. None of the above


* 6.Do you have experience representing your organization internally and/or externally in order to gain support for program goals?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your ability to evaluate, synthesize and compare information to draw logical recommendations/conclusions.
  1. I have experience assisting others, analyzing and interpreting information, and using inductive reasoning to draw conclusions.
  2. I have experience independently collecting information from a variety of sources, analyzing and interpreting information, and drawing conclusions to make a recommendation.
  3. I have demonstrated a high level of experience collecting information from a variety of sources involving complex issues, analyzing and interpreting the information, and drawing conclusions to make a recommendation.
  4. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your experience establishing and maintaining effective liaison with individuals from different backgrounds and at various levels who are located both inside and outside of your organization/agency.
  1. I have communicated with various individuals located within my organization who are on the same organizational level as myself. I have experience conveying basic information to others as needed.
  2. I have communicated with individuals at the same level as myself who are from different backgrounds and located both within and outside my organization. I have provided and/or exchanged information with others.
  3. With direction from others, I have established and maintained effective and productive liaison with individuals from different backgrounds and at various levels who are located both within and outside my organization. It has been incumbent upon me to initiate this dialogue, identifying and contacting these individuals. I have sought responses to or tactfully explained issues.
  4. I have independently established and maintained effective and productive liaison with individuals from different backgrounds and at various levels who are located both within and outside my organization. It has been incumbent upon me to initiate this dialogue, independently identifying and contacting these individuals. I have sought responses to or tactfully explained complex or contentious issues.
  5. None of the above


* 9.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


* 10.Please select the responses that describe your experience with photography applications that you use on a routine basis.
  1. Latent print
  2. Public relations
  3. Impression
  4. Location photography
  5. IR/UV/ALS
  6. Studio
  7. Crime scene
  8. Fast action
  9. Macro/Close-up
  10. Biomedical
  11. None of the above


* 11.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


* 12.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


* 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


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






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