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Grade: 11

1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations , GS-11, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-09 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or experience /education combination options above.
2 I compose documents or correspondence involving the most complex and highly technical information and consistently adapt my writing to the audience's level of knowledge. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed any of these functions.
  • I have received training in one or more of these functions, but have not performed any as part of my job.
  • I have composed non-complex material as a regular part of my job.
  • My experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have independently composed the most complex and highly technical information as a regular part of my job.
3 Choose the statement(s), if any, that describe your experience with talking points for presentations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared talking points that have later been presented to others.
  • I have helped someone else to prepare talking points by completing research or editing their draft talking points.
  • I have delivered presentations, based on talking points prepared by others.
  • My experience with talking points is not described here.
  • I have prepared talking points and delivered them in a presentation.
4

Do you have experience conducting research or critical analysis of issues related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have experience conducting research or critical analysis of issues related to capacity building for government or civil society, education for children-in-need, poverty alleviation, improving the socioeconomic conditions of children and families, employment generation, livelihood promotion, microfinance,
migration, and/or labor law? This can include models such as
vocational education, micro lending programs, micro savings programs and income generation alternatives. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6

Do you have experience conducting research or critical analysis on industries in which there is reason to believe that child labor/and or forced labor exists?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Choose the statement that most accurately describes your experience with the history, culture and politics of foreign country or region of the world. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little to no experience working with the history, culture or politics of foreign country or region of the world.
  • I have worked on-location in foreign country or region of the world on issues related to at least one of the following subjects/issues: capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration, and/or labor law.
  • I have worked on-location in a country in foreign country or region of the world on subjects/issues unrelated to capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration and/or labor law.
  • I have taken two or more college-level courses on the topics of capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration, and/or labor law.
  • I have taken two or more college-level courses in the history, culture or politics of foreign country or region of the world.
  • I have worked in the United States on issues related to Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe on at least one of the following subjects: capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration and/or labor law.
  • I have worked in the United States on subjects/issues regarding Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe but unrelated to capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration and/or labor law.
8

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience developing policy or program recommendations related to foreign country.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with some supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself with minimal supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself and others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Indicate those policy products for which you have been responsible as a regular part of a job. Answer to this question is required
  • Organizational assessments and/or Issue/position papers or summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations.
  • Policy statements, legal briefs, and guidance to internal stakeholders.
  • Budget support, justification impact and analysis.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new or revised initiatives or systems.
  • Recommendations for solutions to policy or reporting problems.
  • Briefings, talking points or reports on policy matters for White House officials.
  • Briefings, testimony, or reports on policy matters for Congress.
  • Briefings and talking points for senior governmental officials, such as the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Deputy UnderSecretary, Ambassador, or Deputy Chief of Mission on policy matters.
  • Responses to foreign government, corporate, trade union or civil society inquiries on policy matters.
  • None of the above
10 Do you have experience engaging with U.S. Government agencies, foreign governments, businesses, trade unions and/or civil society on policy matters? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Have you served as a representative on international, interagency, and/or intra-agency working groups or committees? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 What is your experience managing development projects related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience managing development projects related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking in foreign country.
  • I have experience managing development projects related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I have experience managing development projects in foreign country but not related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I have no experience managing development projects.
13 Choose the statement that best describes your experience managing grants and/or cooperative agreements: Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training 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 under close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
14 The following phrases describe different aspects of work related to technical assistance cooperative agreements or grants. Choose those that accurately describe your professional experience within the last ten years. Unless otherwise noted, the experience can pertain to any sector. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared a solicitation for grant applications/funding opportunity announcement.
  • Served on a panel or procurement review board for a competitive procurement award.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on draft project documents and work plans.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on draft budgets.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on monitoring and evaluation documents, such as comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans, baseline surveys, or evaluation or audit reports.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on technical progress reports and financial status reports for projects.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on requests for project modifications, such as budget modifications, project extensions, and key personnel changes.
  • Worked on the closeout of projects, including making recommendations for the disposition of inventory.
  • My experience is not accurately described here.

Grade: 12

1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations , GS-12, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements.
2 I compose documents or correspondence involving the most complex and highly technical information and consistently adapt my writing to the audience's level of knowledge. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed any of these functions.
  • I have received training in one or more of these functions, but have not performed any as part of my job.
  • I have composed non-complex material as a regular part of my job.
  • My experience and training have prepared me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have independently composed the most complex and highly technical information as a regular part of my job.
3 Choose the statement(s), if any, that describe your experience with talking points for presentations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared talking points that have later been presented to others.
  • I have helped someone else to prepare talking points by completing research or editing their draft talking points.
  • I have delivered presentations, based on talking points prepared by others.
  • My experience with talking points is not described here.
  • I have prepared talking points and delivered them in a presentation.
4 Do you have experience conducting research or critical analysis of issues related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have experience conducting research or critical analysis of issues related to capacity building for government or civil society, education for children-in-need, poverty alleviation, improving the socioeconomic conditions of children and families, employment generation, livelihood promotion, microfinance,
migration, and/or labor law? This can include models such as
vocational education, micro lending programs, micro savings programs and income generation alternatives. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6

Do you have experience conducting research or critical analysis on industries in which there is reason to believe that child labor/and or forced labor exists?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Choose the statement that most accurately describes your experience with the history, culture and politics of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe, or segments of these regions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have little to no experience working with the history, culture or politics of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe.
  • I have worked on-location in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe, on issues related to at least one of the following subjects/issues: capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration, and/or labor law.
  • I have worked on-location in a country in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe on subjects/issues unrelated to capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration and/or labor law.
  • I have taken two or more college-level courses on the topics of capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration, and/or labor law, which focused on countries in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe.
  • I have taken two or more college-level courses in the history, culture or politics of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe.
  • I have worked outside of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe on issues related to Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe on at least one of the following subjects: capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration and/or labor law.
  • I have worked outside of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe on subjects/issues regarding Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe but unrelated to capacity building for government or civil society, education, child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, poverty alleviation, employment generation, livelihood promotion, micro-finance, migration and/or labor law.
8

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience developing policy or program recommendations related to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or East Asia.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently with some supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself with minimal supervision.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself and others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Indicate those policy products for which you have been responsible as a regular part of a job. Answer to this question is required
  • Organizational assessments and/or Issue/position papers or summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations.
  • Policy statements, legal briefs, and guidance to internal stakeholders.
  • Budget support, justification impact and analysis.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new or revised initiatives or systems.
  • Recommendations for solutions to policy or reporting problems.
  • Briefings, talking points or reports on policy matters for White House officials.
  • Briefings, testimony, or reports on policy matters for Congress.
  • Briefings and talking points for senior governmental officials, such as the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Deputy UnderSecretary, Ambassador, or Deputy Chief of Mission on policy matters.
  • Responses to foreign government, corporate, trade union or civil society inquiries on policy matters.
  • None of the above
10 Do you have experience engaging with U.S. Government agencies, foreign governments, businesses, trade unions and/or civil society on policy matters? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Have you served as a representative on international, interagency, and/or intra-agency working groups or committees? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 What is your experience managing development projects related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience managing development projects related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe.
  • I have experience managing development projects related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking in a region other than Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe.
  • I have experience managing development projects in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe but not related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I have experience managing development projects that are outside of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, or Europe and are not related to child labor, forced labor, and/or human trafficking.
  • I have no experience managing development projects.
13 Choose the statement that best describes your experience managing grants and/or cooperative agreements: Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training 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 under close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed this task routinely myself, and I have trained others in performance of this task and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
14 The following phrases describe different aspects of work related to technical assistance cooperative agreements or grants. Choose those that accurately describe your professional experience within the last ten years. Unless otherwise noted, the experience can pertain to any sector. Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared a solicitation for grant applications/funding opportunity announcement.
  • Served on a panel or procurement review board for a competitive procurement award.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on draft project documents and work plans.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on draft budgets.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on monitoring and evaluation documents, such as comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans, baseline surveys, or evaluation or audit reports.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on technical progress reports and financial status reports for projects.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on requests for project modifications, such as budget modifications, project extensions, and key personnel changes.
  • Worked on the closeout of projects, including making recommendations for the disposition of inventory.
  • My experience is not accurately described here.

Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this Department of Labor job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • DOL Website
  • USAJOBS
  • DOL Employee (former or current)
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Other
  • Email recruitment communication
2 I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, Most recent performance appraisal dated within 18 months (or reason explaining why one cannot be provided) may be required for this position. I also understand that my application will not be considered if the required supporting documentation is not submitted or is not submitted in accordance with the time frames indicated in the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I understand that the responses I selected in this questionnaire must be fully supported by detailed descriptions of my work experiences in my resume. In the event that my responses are not supported by my resume, the human resources office will amend my responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency demonstrated in my resume. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No