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1 NQ-02 You must meet the specialized experience or substitution of graduate level education requirements as described in the vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not meet the specialized experience or substitution of graduate level education requirement as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-7 or higher grade level. This experience has equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience requirement as stated in the vacancy announcement; however, I qualify based on my graduate level education.
2 The incumbent in this position will draft/edit/review substantive written materials for the Administrator and Principal Deputy Administrator of NNSA as requested, including correspondence, reports, papers, key messages, and other written communications. Select the best answer that reflects your experience in drafting, editing and reviewing various written documents including some or all of the above. 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
3 The purpose of the position is to serve as a correspondence and reports editor for the Administrator and Principal Deputy Administrator of NNSA. What is your experience editing/revising written content for the needs of management or leadership? 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 Which of the following types of written documents have you edited? Answer to this question is required
  • Correspondence
  • Letters
  • Reports
  • Reports to Congress
  • Memos
  • Messages
  • Decision papers
  • None of the above
5 What is your level of experience working closely with writers, editors, designers and/or management officials to resolve problems, review alternatives, and make improvements? 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6 What is your level of experience successfully editing and completing work that involved translating reports or other documents into language that was more easily understood?  Please the one answer that applies. 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 This position requires use of an electronic database system to track, coordinate and distribute correspondence and reports of significant importance and impact. Select the best answer that reflects your skill in the use of a like program. 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
8 Choose the response that best describes your experience applying style guides or style manuals to reference/complete editing tasks. Answer to this question is required
  • I have knowledge of such manuals but must consult with subject matter experts to apply procedures and practices.
  • I interpret such manuals and may consult with others before applying procedures/practices to situations.
  • I interpret the manual(s) and apply practices without consultation.
  • I interpret the manual(s) and provide assistance to others in interpreting procedures/practices.
  • None of the above.
9 Choose all of the different individuals or level of contacts you have worked with to gather information, coordinate activities and edit written documents: Answer to this question is required
  • Co-workers
  • My Supervisor
  • Executives
  • Employees in my office
  • Employees in my agency or company
  • Employees outside of my agency or company
  • None of the above
10 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience orally defending difficult or unpopular decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations in a professional setting? 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, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
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11 I have read this Vacancy Announcement thoroughly and understand that supplemental documentation may be required. I further understand that I will not be considered if my supplemental documentation is not received in the Servicing Personnel Office by the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
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  • Yes
  • No