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Grade: All Grades

1 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported in my online resume. I further understand that my resume must provide detailed descriptions and/or examples of my knowledge, skill, and abilities as required in the vacancy announcement and that my failure to do so, may result in my being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 This position requires a security clearance. Are you able to obtain or maintain a security clearance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have dual citizenship with the United States and another country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please list the country(ies), other than the United States, with which you possess citizenship. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
4 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to provide proof to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

Grade: 15

1 BASIC REQUIREMENT: Choose one answer that best describes how you meet the individual occupational requirements of this engineering position: Answer to this question is required
  • Degree: professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  • Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions
  • Written Test-- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Applicants who have passed the EIT examination and have completed all the requirements for either (a) a bachelor's degree in engineering technology (BET) from an accredited college of university that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, or (b) a BET from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) may be rated eligible for certain engineering positions at GS-5.
  • Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements in answer #1. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum.
  • Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions
  • None of the above
2 To qualify for PROFESSIONAL SCIENTIST positions in the Federal government, you must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for a physical scientist position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have earned a Bachelor`s degree in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering sciences such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
  • I have a combination of education and experience equivalent to one of the majors listed in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus at least one year of professional physical science experience acquired under professional physical science supervision and guidance.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or combination of education and experience under any of the choices above.
3 GS-15 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose the one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
4 From the list below, select the references from which you have experience in developing procedural documents based on those requirements. Select all that apply: Answer to this question is required
  • Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended
  • Executive Order 13526 (formerly 12958) "Classified National Security Information"
  • 10 CFR Part 1045, "Nuclear Classification and Declassification"
  • 10 CFR Part 1017, "Identification and Protection of Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information"
  • None of the above
5 From the list below, select all the responses that describe your nuclear weapons experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Formal nuclear weapons training
  • Nuclear weapons program management experience
  • Hands-on nuclear weapons experience at a laboratory, plant, or military facility
  • None of the above
6 From the list below, select all the responses that describe your hands-on nuclear weapons experience at a laboratory, plant or military facility. Answer to this question is required
  • Hands-on nuclear weapons research and development
  • Hands-on nuclear weapons production
  • Hands-on nuclear weapons utilization
  • None of the above
7 From the list below, select your experience in the document types of which you have had experience in conducting classification/declassification reviews. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Congressional testimony and budget-related documents.
  • Classified documents requested under the FOIA and/or the Mandatory Review provisions of Executive Order 13526 (formerly 12958).
  • Documents declassified by Federal government agencies under EO 13526 (formerly 12958), Section 3.3, Automatic Declassification.
  • Classified documents where a Vaughn Index is required to justify the exemption of information from release.
  • Classified documents, marked Restricted Data, containing nuclear weapon design information.
  • None of the above.
8

Select the response that best reflects your work experience with planning and administering programs for classification and declassification of scientific and technical information.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided oversight and/or assessed programs for classification and declassification of scientific and technical information requirements during security surveys/assessments or other reviews of contractor or federal programs.
  • I advised management regarding programs for classification and declassification of scientific and technical information.
  • I am responsible for providing policy guidance to contractors or senior management for portions of programs for classification and declassification of scientific and technical information.
  • I have not performed any duties relating to managing programs for classification and declassification of scientific and technical information.
9 From the list below, select all the responses that reflect your experience in overseeing a document classification review program. Select all that apply: Answer to this question is required
  • Assigned document classification review tasks.
  • Conducted quality control examination of document classification review program work product to ensure it meets the requirements of the Atomic Energy Act (AEA), applicable public laws, Federal statutes, and Executive orders and regulations.
  • Wrote evaluations of document classification review performance.
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following classification functions have you held responsibility for performing? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Determine whether a document or material contains classified information
  • Conduct assessments and classification decision reviews
  • Respond to classification challenges received
  • Determine whether a document or material currently marked as classified may be declassified or downgraded
  • Ensure classified documents are marked appropriately
  • Bracket classified information in a classified document to produce a redacted version
  • Make the initial determination to classify information as an Original Classifier
  • None of the above
11 Have you served as the primary advisor to senior leadership regarding the duties described in the specialized experience in this vacancy? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 From the list below, select the responses that reflect your experience in reviewing documents for classification. Select all that apply: Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted classification reviews to declassify Restricted Data or Formerly Restricted Data marked documents.
  • Conducted classification reviews to identify information that must be removed to produce a redacted version of Restricted Data or Formerly Restricted Data marked documents.
  • Conducted classification reviews to determine if unmarked documents or documents marked as NSI or Formerly Restricted Data needed to be upgraded to Formerly Restricted Data or Restricted Data.
  • None of the above
13 From the list below, select your experience in developing classification guidance, and/or interpreting and applying classification guidance. Select only one. Answer to this question is required
  • Both developed, and interpreted and applied, classification guidance.
  • Only developed classification guidance.
  • Only interpreted and applied classification guidance.
  • Have not developed or interpreted/applied classification guidance.
14 Please select the following oral communication tasks which you have experience. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have successfully defended my organization's position before a third party.
  • I have represented my organization at briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • I have experience negotiating with others to reach agreement, a settlement, consensus, compliance or solution, using persuasion and other negotiation techniques as required.
  • I have served as a principal advisor to senior management on matters of technical and administrative policy.
  • I do not have experience in the tasks listed above.