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Grade: 11

Please answer the following questions.
1 Please select the response that best describes your education, experience or combination of experience and education. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that has provided me with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
  • I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates I have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • 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. Areas of study are listed in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the education or experience described above.

Grade: 12

Please answer the following questions.
1 Please select the response that best describes your education, experience or combination of experience and education. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that has provided me with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
  • I have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates I have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • 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)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you possess a bachelor's degree (or higher) in behavioral or social science, or a discipline related to the victim assistance field, including but not limited to Criminal Justice, Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, or Psychology? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the response that best describes the number of years you have provided direct, in person victim assistance to crime victims. Answer to this question is required
  • More than 10 years
  • 5-10 years
  • 3-5 years
  • Less than 3 years
  • None of the above
4 Do you have an extensive knowledge of the theories, practices, procedures, and methodology of a field of study directly related to the provision of crisis intervention and counseling, e.g., crime-psychology, social work, sociology, a related field in the social sciences, or extensive and comparable professional experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have provided direct services to victims of violent crime. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Please select all that apply describing your experience in providing direct, in-person victim assistance to victims of violent crime. Answer to this question is required
  • Provide death notification.
  • Locate emergency housing, food and clothing for victims.
  • Responding to crime scene when requested by Law Enforcement.
  • Accompany law enforcement personnel to provide support to victim during interview.
  • Facilitate the return of property/personal effects to victims/next of kin.
  • Accompany sexual or physical abuse victim to forensic interivew.
  • Assess the needs of and provide crisis intervention services and/or appropriate resources/referrals to victims.
  • Develop and maintain community, state, and/or federal resources, readily available for use as needed by agency personnel.
  • Keep victims informed of their rights, available services, and case status.
  • None of the above
7 Please indicate which of the following best describes your highest level of work experience with analyzing and interpreting information that pertains to the provisions of victim assistance, including the interpretation and understanding of victims rights under Federal Legislation and Attorney General Guidelines. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed basic analytical task(s) that required the interpretation of basic instructions, information, or data in order to perform routine task(s) or duties.
  • I have performed analytical task(s) requiring the interpretation and application of routine and non-routine information, instructions, guidelines, regulations, or data in order to perform task(s) or duties.
  • I have performed analytical task(s) that required the interpretation and application of non-routine and complex information, instructions, guidelines, regulations, or data in order to perform task(s) or duties. I have evaluated information or assessed a situation calling for good judgment and recommended the best course of action.
  • None of the above
8 Please select the types of crime victims you have provided direct, in-person victim assistance. Answer to this question is required
  • Child abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Financial/ Fraud
  • Homicide
  • Sexual assault
  • Internet crime
  • Adult kidnapping
  • Child Kidnapping
  • Trafficking of persons
  • Bank robbery
  • Mass Casualty/ Disaster/ Terrorism
  • None of the above
9 Please select the responses that demonstrate your presentation/communication skills. Answer to this question is required
  • Briefing Peers/Coworkers
  • Briefing Superiors/Supervisors
  • Communicating with hostile persons
  • Instructing or Teaching Others
  • Persuading or Recommending Action to Peers and Supervisors
  • Participating in Team Exercises
  • Public Speaking
  • Communicating with persons in emergency situations
  • None of the above
10 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. Answer to this question is required
  • Maintains constructive relationships with staff, peers, and managers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to listen attentively to others.
  • Encourages the self-confidence and self-esteem of others.
  • Uses tact, patience and sensitivity when dealing w/ anger and other emotional behavior in the workplace.
  • None of the above
11 Please select the response that best describes your ability to work in a fast paced environment, with constantly changing priorities and the need for flexibility and teamwork. Answer to this question is required
  • I have training/education that included teamwork but have not been required to apply this skill on my job assignments. I have limited experience having to adapt to changing priorities or working in a fast-paced environment.
  • In my past work assignments, I have had to work as part of a team and have had experience adjusting to changing priorities.
  • In my past work assignments, I had to quickly adapt to changing priorities and had to be sufficiently flexible to adjust to new assignments and duties with minimum stress.
  • In my past work assignments, I served as an integral part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and was readily and easily able to adapt to changing priorities and duties.
  • None of the above
12 Please select the response that best describes your ability to retain composure under stress when dealing with people in work related situations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have had some experience in handling stressful situations which dealt with people at work.
  • I have had limited experience in handling stressful situations which dealt with people. When I did, my supervisor or senior employee was there to assist me in these situations.
  • I have served in positions where I had to maintain composure in stressful situations dealing with people. I was usually able to do this without the review or intervention of my supervisor.
  • I have served in positions where I have routinely maintained composure in stressful situations dealing with people. I also have assisted others in resolving stressful work related situations.
  • None of the above
13 Do you have experience handling confidential files and/or documents of crime victims? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 I have provided direct, in-person assistance to victims of violent crime while working in at least one of the following types of agencies: *Prosecutor's office/legal aid clinic
*Law enforcement agency
*Non-profit victim assistance program
*Child protection/welfare program
*Medical social work program
*BIA/Tribal Council Victim Assistance Program
*Military family advocacy program
*Child advocacy center or program
Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 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)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Please provide the city and state where you were born. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
17 How did you hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Faith Based Initiatives
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Career Fairs
  • Bill board
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • FBI Recruiter
  • Employee Referral
  • EdVenture Program
    17.1 Which EdVenture Program?
    • State University of New York at Albany
    • Georgia State University
    • Mercer University
    • Delaware State University
    • Fayetteville State University
    • Chicago State University
    • College of Charleston
    • Cleveland State University
    • University of Texas - El Paso
    • Hawaii Pacific University
    • Texas Southern University
    • Florida A&M University
    • Mississippi State University
    • California State University
    • Arkansas State University
    • Kentucky State University
    • University of Miami
    • Tuskegee University
    • Saint Peter's College
    • Virginia Wesleyan College
    • Concordia University
    • Virginia Union University
    • University of Texas - San Antonio
    • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • Cal State University - Sacramento
    • San Diego State University
    • San Jose State University
    • University of Texas - Pan American
    • University of California - Berkley
    • Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    • George Washington University
    • Johns Hopkins
    • Mississippi State University
    • Prairie View A&M University
    • University of Arkansas
    • University of Southern California
    • Savannah State
    • Ohio University
    • Central State University
    • Arkansas Baptist College
    • Wilberforce University
    • Morehouse College
    • Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Alabama State University
    • University of Albany
    • University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Clark Atlanta University
    • California State University, East Bay
    • Morgan State University
    • Jackson State University
    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    • California State University, Fullerton
    • University of Michigan, Dearborn
    • Naval Postgraduate School
    • New York University
    • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Other
    17.1 Please specify where you heard about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I am currently an FBI Employee.
  • District of Columbia Department of Employment Services