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Grade: 07
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 education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 5 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have completed a bachelor's degree and meet the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement. I meet one of the following: (1) class standing as described in the vacancy announcement, (2) a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, as recorded on an official college transcript, or as computed based on courses completed during the final two years of curriculum, or (3) honor society membership.
  3. I have one full year of graduate level education.
  4. I do not have the education or experience described above.


* 4.Do you have basic electronics training?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Do you have training in the field of electronic security (to include any of the following: physical, cryptographic, intrusion detection or access control)? This training must be included on your resume.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Do you have experience installing and maintaining wide and narrow band intrusion detection systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Do you have experience with configuration of electronic physical security devices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your experience installing security electronics and access control systems.
  1. Equipment installation were the components are significantly separated (50 feet or more) using prefabricated cabling.
  2. Equipment installation where components are significantly separated (50 feet or more) where I had to construct the cabling.
  3. Installations where I devised/constructed novel interfaces or equipment to solve system operability problems.
  4. I have not performed this job function.


* 9.Do you have experience in troubleshooting and repairing faulty electronic physical security devices using advanced test equipment?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.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


* 11.Please select the responses that identify the types of written products you have prepared.
  1. Term/Research Paper
  2. Newspaper/Newsletter Article
  3. Routine Memos or Letters
  4. Technical Documentation
  5. None of the above


* 12.Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills.
  1. Discussing issues with co-workers and supervisory personnel within my immediate office to resolve minor problems.
  2. Oral communication with other colleagues from outside my office to resolve minor issues.
  3. Use of contacts both within and outside the organization to resolve issues or problems in by influencing and persuading people.
  4. Use of contacts with all levels of management to provide counsel and defend proposals.
  5. Training and guiding others within my own organization in computer based training methods.
  6. Providing training and/or guidance to others outside my organization on complex computer based training issues.
  7. None of the above


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


* 14.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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