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Grade: 11
* 1.Choose one answer that best describes your education and/or experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for this position.
  1. I have one full year (52 weeks) or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-9 level as described below.
  2. I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  3. I possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  4. I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.


Required specialized experience is defined as experience applying the specific laws and regulations for electronic and non-electronic records and other management control requirements in order to formulate and carry out records management responsibilities, as well as demonstrated experience communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

* 2.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 3.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience collaborating and negotiating with internal and external contacts to resolve issues and implement improved processes that mitigate or eliminate problems.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 4.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 5.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience assessing the compliance of current policies and procedures with statutory regulations and standards.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 6.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience advising management on statutory or regulatory requirements which affect current or projected operations.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 8.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience developing new processes or procedures to solve problems with managing records.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 10.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience identifying records and their required maintenance pursuant to applicable requirements.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 12.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 13.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience applying a wide-range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to manage, assess and improve programs by planning, scheduling and conducting projects, studies or surveys to evaluate current program operations so recommended improvements can be made to the effectiveness and efficiency of operations.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 14.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) or academic assignment(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 15.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience planning studies or surveys to evaluate current records management program operations in order to develop new policies or recommendations.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 16.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 17.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience developing plans, goals and objectives for program operations.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 18.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 19.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience applying records schedules or maintaining records in accordance with requirements.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job.  My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job.  I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I am considered an expert in performing this task.  I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 20.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 21.Do you have experience in supervising and/or leading a group in the completion of a project?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 22.If you answered 'Yes' to the above question, please briefly provide additional information as to the nature of your role as a supervisor or leader. (e.g. Did you set expectations for your group or did you assess their performance in the completion of the project?) If you answered 'No' above, please enter 'NA'.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 23.Select all of the activities that describe the written communication skills you have used as a regular part of your job.
  1. I have drafted papers, reports, correspondence and other written materials for review and signature by higher level officials.
  2. I have developed written materials for briefings, meetings, and/or conferences.
  3. I have drafted policy and procedural materials for dissemination.
  4. None of the above.


* 24.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 25.Select the statement that best describes your highest level of experience producing and managing correspondence, reports, and written justifications as a regular part of your job.
  1. I have not prepared correspondence, reports, and justifications.
  2. I have produced correspondence, reports, and justifications, but had my work reviewed by a supervisor or coworker in related matters.
  3. I have reviewed correspondence, reports, and justifications prepared by subordinates.
  4. I have been authorized to sign correspondence, reports, and justifications on program matters.


* 26.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 27.Please select all of the following that you have performed as a regular part of your job.
  1. I have developed presentations for the purpose of presenting to senior level management.
  2. I have written classification advisories to senior level officials.
  3. None of the above.


* 28.In reference to the question above, please indicate the time frame and employer(s) in your resume that supports your answer(e.g. 12/10/90 - 2/4/93 Department of Energy). Enter NA if not applicable.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD 214, SF-50, may be required for this position. I also understand that my application will not be considered if the required supporting documentation is not submitted or is not submitted in accordance with the time frames indicated in the announcement.
  1. True
  2. False


* 2.Select the option that best reflects how you first became aware of this position.
  1. At a college job fair or professional organizational event
  2. Referral from a professional organization
  3. College placement office
  4. Referral from a state or local agency
  5. OPM 's USAJOBS job board
  6. Internet job board (other than USAJOBS)
  7. Magazine or newspaper advertisement
  8. Referral from another Federal agency or Federal employee
  9. Other






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