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YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 1.GS-07 - Which answer best describes your education, experience or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position?
  1. I have at least 1 full year of experience (equivalent to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal Service) performing various support duties evaluating application forms and supporting documentation or similar material. Duties included: receiving visitors and telephone callers for an office; establishing and maintaining files; receiving and processing incoming mail; preparing and processing standard and routine correspondence (e.g., legal); and reviewing forms for completeness and accuracy.
  2. My experience does not match the choice above.


* 2.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in assembling exhibits, affidavits, legal documents, etc., for the use of attorneys in the preparation for trail of cases or the development of agency Administrative final decisions?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 3.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in maintaining an office filing system including establishing, consolidating and eliminating files as necessary and appropriate?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 4.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in maintaining a database of assigned cases and legal actions?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 5.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in maintaining controls on correspondence, reports or other documents relating to cases and legal actions?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 6.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in receiving and answering inquires in person and by telephone, furnishing information concerning pending and closed matters relating to legal programs?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 7.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in receiving visitors and callers and determines which matters should be referred to particular the attorney's and whether the immediacy of a given situation warrants interruption of the attorney's schedule?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 8.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in furnishing appropriate information regarding the status of pending cases to attorneys and other interested parties, exercising tact, discretion and judgment in determining what information may be given out and to whom?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 9.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience in composing routine legal and administrative correspondence?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 10.I have experience performing the following tasks/functions:
  1. Maintaining an office budget
  2. Purchasing publications
  3. Making travel arrangements
  4. Familiarity with systems such as Finance & Procurement Desktop (FPD)
  5. None of the above


* 11.Indicate the extent to which you have reviewed correspondence for proper format, conformance with instructions or manuals, grammar, typographical accuracy, attachments, and coordination.
  1. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have only reviewed correspondence for proper spelling and typographical accuracy.
  3. I have reviewed correspondence for proper format, conformance with instructions or manuals, grammar, typographical accuracy, attachments, and coordination.
  4. I have reviewed correspondence for proper content, as well as for proper format, conformance with instructions or manuals, grammar, typographical accuracy, attachments, and coordination.


* 12.Have you maintained control records on correspondence and requests for action?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.I am able to type a minimum of 40 words per minute.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Which of the following statements best describes your experience maintaining a variety of databases, including creating spreadsheets, inputting and monitoring of assigned cases, tasks or specified information, and reconciling annual reports:
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.From the list below, select all the software applications you are proficient utilizing to accomplish day-to-day work functions.
  1. Microsoft Word
  2. Excel
  3. Outlook
  4. Power Point
  5. USARMY JAGCNET
  6. LEXIS-NEXIS
  7. Docushare
  8. Westlaw
  9. USAF FLITE
  10. LAW MANAGER
  11. I have not used any of the software applications listed above






This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).