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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. Answer to this question is required
  • 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.
  • I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  • I possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
Required specialized experience is defined as experience in research, indexing management, and e-discovery databases including Concordance, Summation, and LexisNexis, as well as experience searching for print and electronic materials using digital resources and automated systems.
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. Answer to this question is required
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. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
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 professional records management standards. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
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 records management operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
9 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience identifying Federal records and their required maintenance pursuant to the Federal Records Act. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
11 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience providing analytical advice and assistance to staff regarding records management issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
13 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience preparing, monitoring, overseeing progress of, and reporting to management on corrective action plans or similar controls to documents and resolving actionable issues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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) 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. Answer to this question is required
15 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience utilizing research, e-discovery, and reviewing databases including Concordance, Summation, and LexisNexis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
17 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience providing database and indexing management. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
19 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience managing and maintaining detailed digital resource repository with in-house knowledge management systems. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required
21 Do you have experience in using productivity tools including Adobe Acrobat Professional, Google-Docs, and SharePoint? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 If yes to the question above, please 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? Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
23 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 records management program operations so recommended improvements can be made to the effectiveness and efficiency of operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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. Answer to this question is required
25 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of records management operations within an organization. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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. Answer to this question is required
27 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience developing efficient and effective records management controls based on the types of records, their use, their location, and their classification. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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. Answer to this question is required
29 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. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
30 In reference to the question(s) above regarding oral communications, 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. Answer to this question is required
31 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience developing plans, goals and objectives for records management program operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
32 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. Answer to this question is required
33 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience applying general records schedules or approved agency records schedules. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
34 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. Answer to this question is required
35 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience preparing reports and other presentation materials on records management plans and evaluations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
36 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. Answer to this question is required
37 Select all of the following that you have had experience managing. Answer to this question is required
  • Multiple, simultaneous assignments or tasks
  • Multiple projects with competing and changing deadlines or priorities
  • Occasionally overlapping projects, assignments or tasks
  • Multiple projects or assignments with deadlines or priorities set by others
  • None of the above
38 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. Answer to this question is required
39 Select all of the activities that describe the written communication skills you have used as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have drafted papers, reports, correspondence and other written materials for review and signature by higher level officials.
  • I have developed written materials for briefings, meetings, and/or conferences.
  • I have drafted policy and procedural materials for dissemination.
  • None of the above.
40 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. Answer to this question is required
41 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. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not prepared correspondence, reports, and justifications.
  • I have produced correspondence, reports, and justifications, but had my work reviewed by a supervisor or coworker in related matters.
  • I have reviewed correspondence, reports, and justifications prepared by subordinates.
  • I have been authorized to sign correspondence, reports, and justifications on program matters.
42 In reference to the question(s) above regarding technical analysis, 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. Answer to this question is required
43 My written communication skills include: Answer to this question is required
  • Developing presentations for the purpose of presenting to senior level management
  • Writing classification advisories to senior level officials
  • Writing status reports including project status and issues needing management attention
  • Assisting in developing training material as needed
  • None of the above
44 In reference to the question(s) above regarding written communication, 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. Answer to this question is required
45 Select the statement that best describes your highest level of experience communicating with customers and colleagues. Answer to this question is required
  • I have received training for this task either on the job or through formal classes, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I routinely communicate with internal customers and colleagues and follow-up on all inquiries/requests for action.
  • On my own initiative, I have communicated with both internal and external customers and colleagues in order to provide or gather information.
  • I routinely communicate with all levels of colleagues and customers, including high-level officials, in order to provide or gather information.
  • None of the above.
46 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. Answer to this question is required

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. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
2 Select the option that best reflects how you first became aware of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • At a college job fair or professional organizational event
  • Referral from a professional organization
  • College placement office
  • Referral from a state or local agency
  • OPM 's USAJOBS job board
  • Internet job board (other than USAJOBS)
  • Magazine or newspaper advertisement
  • Referral from another Federal agency or Federal employee
  • Other