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Grade: 03

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1 To meet the Basic Qualifications Question for series 130 Foreign Affairs Specialist, select the option that describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • Degree: major or equivalent, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; or 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods.
  • Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, as shown in 1 above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • Experience -- four years of appropriate experience in one or more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs.
  • None of the Above.
2 NQ-03 To meet the basic qualifications requirements at the NQ-03 level (GS-13 - GS-14), select the option that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the NQ-02 or NV-03 pay band or GS-12 level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
  • I do not meet the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
3 If you answered the above question please specify where in your resume, can we verify this information. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Experience conducting surveys and assessments to identify risks, threats, and vulnerabilities for complex technical programs and facilities. Answer to this question is required
  • Assessed vulnerabilities
  • Conducted field inspections
  • Conducted field evaluations
  • Conducted performance testing
  • Reviewed performance indices
  • Recommended modifications to existing programs
  • None of the above
5 If you answered the above question please specify where in your resume, can we verify this information. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Select the statement below that best describes your experience as a program manager with authority to coordinate and integrate numerous important programs, projects, and functions involving highly complex administrative, technical, and managerial work. Answer to this question is required
  • I have knowledge and experience applying program management principles sufficient to manage complex and diverse programs from the planning and design stage to implementation. I have developed long-range program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones and evaluated the effectiveness of programs conducted within a small agency, or a regional structure of equivalent scope.
  • I have knowledge and experience applying program management principles sufficient to manage moderately complex programs or projects. I have developed long-range program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones and evaluated the effectiveness of programs for subordinate organizations of moderate size.
  • I have knowledge and experience applying project/program management principles sufficient to manage programs or projects. I have developed short-term program plans, goals, objectives and milestones and evaluated the effectiveness of programs for an organization.
  • I have knowledge and experience applying project management principles sufficient to manage projects.
  • I have no experience or very limited experience.
7 If you answered the above question please specify where in your resume, can we verify this information. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 This position requires knowledge of the vulnerability assessment process described in DOE-STD-1192-2010 Vulnerability Assessment and the performance standard for conducting VA's described in DOE O 473.3B, Graded Security Protection Policy. Answer to this question is required
  • I have knowledge of both policies but am not responsible for implementing or evaluation the requirements.
  • I have no experience or knowledge with these policies.
9 Knowledge of personnel security rules and regulations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have interpreted directives, policies, and procedures dealing with security.
  • I have applied directives, policies, and procedures dealing with security.
  • I have knowledge and experience with DOE?s Administrative Review process.
  • I have analyzed derogatory personnel security cases.
  • I have developed new or revised security program requirements.
  • ) I have interpreted or applied Executive Orders pertaining to personnel security programs.
  • I have prepared correspondence and report findings on security programs.
  • I have interpreted directives, policies and procedures dealing with personnel security.
  • I have conducted personnel security interviews and/or surveys.
  • I have not performed any of the above.
10 If you answered the above question please specify where in your resume, can we verify this information. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 Ability to effectively interact and communicate with executive level managers, supervisors, employees, and contractors sufficient to implement and coordinate programs and to defend, explain and promote assigned program initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • Experience which includes direct interaction with individuals at all levels of management both within and outside the employing office and/or department, as well as contractors/vendors. Experience includes responsibilities in presenting findings, defending decisions, or briefing management on program accomplishments/requirements or projects status.
  • Experience which includes direct interaction with individuals at various levels within the Employing Office and Department. Experience includes responsibilities in presenting findings, defending decisions, or briefing management on program accomplishments/requirements or projects status.
  • Experience which includes direct interaction primarily with peers and other associates within the Employing Division. Experience includes responsibilities in presenting findings, defending decisions, or briefing management on program accomplishments/requirements or projects status.
  • Less than above.
12 If you answered the above question please specify where in your resume, can we verify this information. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
13 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
  • True
  • False
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14 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