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Grade: 13
* 1.GS-13 Choose the answer that best describes your experience:
  1. I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: planning, scheduling, and conducting projects & studies to assess the effectiveness of program operations including relocation operations, and award and proposal processing services; performing workflow analyses, redesign and integration management of new or integrated IT installations or similar systems; & designing & writing a variety of technical reports.
  2. I do not possess the experience described above.

* 2.In relation to your communication skills, choose all of the following that you have done:
  1. Explained non-technical matters to customers or internal audiences.
  2. Provided an oral report during a meeting.
  3. Described a program or service to an individual or group.
  4. Verbally defended a stance you took on an issue.
  5. Answered questions based on a presentation you gave.
  6. Obtained feedback on an issue you presented to management.
  7. Provided verbal guidance to others on a technical issue.
  8. Facilitated a group's discussion.
  9. Represented your organization to an outside group.
  10. Orally justified your findings or recommendations to a senior management official.
  11. Presented a topic at a multi-agency conference.
  12. None of the above.

* 3.Please select the areas in which you have experience:
  1. Communicating, in writing, weekly updates of assignments to project leader.
  2. Writing a summary of recommendations discussed during a meeting with a customer for documentation purposes.
  3. Editing internal memos for format, grammar, spelling, etc.
  4. Composing a response to a request for information.
  5. Developing information booklets that convey non-technical information or instructions.
  6. Proofreading or editing complex or technical writing of others.
  7. None of the above.

* 4.Evaluate your experience recommending process improvements based on your understanding of administrative rules, methods, and procedures.
  1. I do not have experience recommending process improvements related to administrative rules, methods, and procedures.
  2. I have provided input to higher-level administrative personnel on how to improve administrative processes in the areas that directly affect my work.
  3. I have provided input to higher-level personnel on how to improve administrative processes throughout an organization.
  4. I have been responsible for overseeing the administrative processes of an organization and establishing changes based on my observations.

* 5.Do you have experience or training using fact-finding and analytical techniques to evaluate established procedures and identify problems in administrative systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No

* 6.Select the areas in which you have experience:
  1. Collecting, reviewing, analyzing, and producing a summary of material in areas where precedents may be lacking.
  2. Dealing on a priority basis with a variety of material and tasks under tight deadlines.
  3. Working independently.
  4. Working interdependently with a varied group of people from all levels within the agency.
  5. Working as a COTR - including developing a Statement of Work and serving on the technical review panel.
  6. None of the above.

* 7.Do you have experience interpreting and applying the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No

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