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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.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience 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
* 1.Are you a FBI CART certified Forensic Examiner?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Select the one response that best describes how you satisfy the basic requirements set forth in this announcement.
  1. I have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with at least 20 semester hours in one or more of the following disciplines: computer science, information systems analysis, science/technology, information management, mathematics, computer engineering, or electrical/electronic engineering.
  2. I have completed the following technical courses or equivalent: A+ Certification Personal Computer Hardware Course; Network + Certification, CCNA Certification, MCSE Certification; FBI Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) Field Examiner Certification Course.
  3. I do not have the education described above.


* 3.Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have had experience that demonstrates accomplishments of computer project assignments that require a range of knowledge of computer requirements and techniques. For example, assignments would show on the basis of general design criteria provided, experience in developing modifications to part of a system that require significant revisions in the logic or techniques used in the original development.
  2. I have completed three or more of the following technical courses or equivalent: A+ Certification Personal Computer Hardware Course; Network + Certification, CCNA Certification, MCSE Certification; or FBI Computer Analysis Response Team (CART) Field Examiner Certification Course and am currently Certified as an Examiner by the Computer Analysis Response Team.
  3. I do not have the experience described above.


* 4.From the following list, please select the tasks that you have performed on a routine or recurring basis.
  1. Acquiring computer-related evidence, seizing physical hardware, and/or copying evidence at the site.
  2. Conducting forensic examinations and analyses of computer evidence.
  3. Seizing physical hardware.
  4. Copying evidence at a search site
  5. Ensuring computer evidence is not altered or destroyed in custody.
  6. Determining manufacturer of programs or equipment.
  7. Establishing hardware and software interfaces, and determining compatibilities.
  8. Adapting or modifying commercial programs and equipment.
  9. None of the above


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of/experience in conducting digital forensic examinations of computer evidence?
  1. I have basic working knowledge or have assisted a senior colleague in forensic examinations.
  2. I have provided basic support to individuals; prepared evidence; developed minor processes or techniques; detected obvious computer, data, or evidentiary problems; and/or assisted with the execution of a complex examination or analysis.
  3. I have conducted forensic examinations; retrieved hidden, deleted, or encrypted information; and copied evidence.
  4. I have provided technical guidance to investigative team regarding data and equipment; made recommendations on examination techniques; and ensured the safety of computer evidence in custody.
  5. None of the above


* 6.From the following list, please select the tasks that you have performed on a routine or recurring basis.
  1. Conducting forensic examinations and analyses of computers and related evidence.
  2. Researching, evaluating, and recommending additional resources to facilitate evidence analysis.
  3. Developing new techniques and methods to access and maintain evidence.
  4. Using advanced recovery methods to retrieve information.
  5. Performing complicated data retrievals.
  6. Identifying, diagnosing, and correcting problem conditions.
  7. None of the above


* 7.From the following list, please select the task(s) you have performed in digital forensic examination.
  1. Conducting examinations under the guidance of Federal rules of evidence and agency policies.
  2. Drafting oral and written reports.
  3. Making recommendations for adopting techniques and methods.
  4. Ensuring the orderly flow of paperwork to maintain chain-of-custody of evidence.
  5. Inventorying, processing, and/or storing evidence.
  6. Copying evidence.
  7. None of the above


* 8.Do you have experience in information technology forensic concepts and principles in an emerging IT area relating to digital data processing, computer intrusions and/or malicious software analysis?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.From the following list, select the FBI CART certifications that you possess.
  1. Wintel
  2. Linux
  3. Mac/OS-X
  4. AS-400
  5. PDA/Cell Phone
  6. None of the above


* 10.Please indicate your highest level of knowledge of digital evidence collection procedures.
  1. I have no knowledge of digital evidence collection procedures.
  2. I have read books or other materials about digital evidence collection procedures.
  3. I have taken hands-on classes relating to digital evidence collection procedures.
  4. I have secured digital evidence in accordance with national standards for such collections.
  5. None of the above


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your experience and knowledge of storage devices and encrypted files?
  1. I have not retrieved stored information on computer systems, or data from deleted files.
  2. I have retrieved stored information on computer systems, but not data from deleted files.
  3. I have retrieved data from deleted files, but not stored information on computer systems.
  4. I have retrieved data from deleted files and stored information on computer systems.


* 12.From the following list, please select the statements that reflect your experience with programming and/or algorithmic design.
  1. Identifying possible reasons for damaged media.
  2. Identifying possible recovery methods for damaged media.
  3. Using advanced recovery methods to retrieve information in a usable form.
  4. Using advanced recovery methods to retrieve information from customized programs, deleted files, and unusual operating systems.
  5. Analyzing programs related to data encryption to assist in decryption of files.
  6. Detecting computer viruses or destructive programs.
  7. Developing new techniques and methods to access evidence.
  8. None of the above


* 13.Please select the response that best describes your experience in working with a team in conducting a research assignment.
  1. Conducted research using your own internal databases and sharing with other members of a multi-agency task force.
  2. Under guidance of a senior level colleague, conducted fact finding for interpretation or projection of the data.
  3. Accessed information/data in response to requests for information.
  4. Contributed portions of work to larger studies.
  5. Used the work contributed by others into a study I was conducting.
  6. None of the above


* 14.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of applicable laws and regulations pertinent to computer evidence collection.
  1. I have no knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
  2. I have read books or other materials concerning the laws and regulations pertaining to the examination of digital evidence.
  3. I have taken hands-on training concerning the laws and regulations pertaining to the examination of digital evidence.
  4. I have applied knowledge of these laws and regulations while collecting digital evidence.


* 15.Please select the responses that best describes your ability to recognize and respond appropriately to the communication styles, capabilities of people in different situations; exhibit tact, patience and sensitivity; and treat others w/ respect.
  1. Maintains constructive relationships with staff, peers, and managers.
  2. Demonstrates the ability to listen attentively to others.
  3. Encourages the self-confidence and self-esteem of others.
  4. Uses tact, patience and sensitivity when dealing w/ anger and other emotional behavior in the workplace.
  5. None of the above


* 16.Please select the responses that describe the individuals you have interacted with on a regular and recurring basis.
  1. Vendors or Contractors from Outside my own agency.
  2. Program Managers or officials from Outside my own office.
  3. Supervisors from Within my own agency
  4. Supervisors from Within my own office.
  5. Personnel and staff Within my own agency or organization.
  6. Personnel and staff Outside my own agency or organization.
  7. None of the above


* 17.Please select the responses which describe your experience orally interacting with a variety of people in various situations to achieve effective solutions and foster productive relationships.
  1. I have served as a spokesperson/representative for the program/organization.
  2. I have facilitated communication between organizational entities.
  3. I have mediated or facilitated problem resolution.
  4. I have presented program specific mission goals, needs or problems to management officials.
  5. I have independently planned and conducted meetings.
  6. I have served on panels, committees, or task forces on technical, programmatic or professional issues.
  7. I have effectively communicated program strategies, goals, objectives or priorities on a regular basis.
  8. None of the above


* 18.Please select the response that best describes your writing experience and skill level in conveying regulatory or complex information to a variety of audiences.
  1. I have experience in developing and writing policies or associated interpretive material and developing decision or option papers at the organizational level. I have demonstrated a complete knowledge of available resources and research methods to develop authoritative information on the programs, policies, and functions of the organization. Examples: Complex contracts, agency directives, narrative analyses of proposed rules/regulations/policies/practices, and/or decision papers.
  2. Experience in analyzing, developing and presenting information to maximize understanding and minimize controversy for a variety of audiences who use the information in different ways. Examples: Procedural clarifications, instructions, marketing program materials, information or advisory guidance.
  3. Experience in collecting, analyzing, and preparing written products for which there are prototypes or previously established methods and formats. Examples: Basic contracts, reports, case summaries, employee notices.
  4. None of above of apply.


* 19.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


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


* 21.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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