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Grade: 02

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1 NQ-02 To meet the basic qualifications requirements at the NQ-02 level (GS-9 - GS-12), select the option that best describes your experience and/or education. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the NQ-01 pay band or GS-7 level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree in a field as described in the vacancy announcement
  • I have a combination of graduate level education and experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • None of the above.
2 Please select the response below that best describes your knowledge of the functions and operations of the Office of the NNSA Patent Counsel. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive knowledge and practical experience with the functions and operations of this office.
  • I have considerable knowledge but no practical experience with the functions and operations of this office.
  • I have limited knowledge of the functions and operations of this office.
  • I have no knowledge of the functions and operations of this office.
3 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Please indicate the following areas in which you have demonstrated administrative support experience. (Choose all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • International treaties.
  • International agreements.
  • U.S. Patent laws.
  • Federal procurement statutes.
  • Manual of Patent Examining Procedures (MPEP).
  • None of the above.
5 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6

Please choose the areas below that you have working knowledge of and have applied. (Choose all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Application of legal manuals and directives.
  • Intellectual Property prosecution.
  • Legal administrative decisions.
  • None of the above.
7 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Knowledge of administrative processes. From the list below select the choice(s) that best describes your experience in ensuring that all pertinent information is collected, properly formatted, and reflected in reports and associated documents. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience gathering and organizing information used in the development and implementation of special programs and projects.
  • I have developed special briefings and assured that they are properly classified, coordinated and presented.
  • I have experience in searching files, documents or other sources for informational materials to prepare responses to inquiries, briefing packages or background for meetings or conferences.
  • I have experience reviewing and editing technical and/or non-technical materials, identifying inadequacies in format, grammar, or construction in accordance with accepted standards.
  • I have experience in collecting, preparing and formatting data from personal research.
  • I have experience in conducting personal inquiries or searches to obtain information.
  • I have experience in composing routine correspondence independently with proper grammar and required format.
  • I do not have experience in performing any of the tasks above.
9 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Select from the list below the types of interactions you have experienced as a regular part of a job (check all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Respond to routine information request via e-mail or written correspondence
  • Answer office telephone and provide factual information to callers
  • Communicate and interact with high level staff members, coworkers, or the public on a regular basis in a courteous, professional manner
  • Greet office visitors and direct them to the appropriate office or individual
  • Explain administrative procedures to staff members
  • I do not have any of the above.
11 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Please choose the response below that best describes your experience in the use of legal case tracking and data entry software. Answer to this question is required
  • I have considerable experience with the use of legal case tracking and data entry software.
  • I have limited experience with the use of legal case tracking and data entry software.
  • I have no experience with legal case tracking and data entry software.
13 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 Please choose the response below that best describes your actual work experience in a legal office in the field of intellectual property. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience working in a legal office and demonstrated experience in the field of intellectual property.
  • I have limited experience working in a legal office and in the field of intellectual property.
  • I have demonstrated experience working in a legal office; however, I do not have experience in the field of intellectual property.
  • I have no demonstrated experience working in a legal office.
15 Please tell us where in your resume the experience you claimed in the above response is reflected. Include only time frame(s) and title of the position(s). If experience is Federal Civilian include only time frame(s) and title/series/grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
16 Please choose the response below that best describes your demonstrated ability in intellectual property case preparation. Answer to this question is required
  • 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 normally been consulted by others for expertise and assistance or have trained others in performing this task.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
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17 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