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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 All candidates must meet the basic requirements. Select the one answer that best describes your educational and/or experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations, 0131 series. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a 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.
  • I have a combination of education and experience. Courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in one or more of the social sciences, or in the humanities, as shown in 1 above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • I have 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.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
3

Indicate those written products for which you have been responsible as a regular part of a job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/position papers or reports relating to international labor (e.g. worker rights, labor relations, labor administration, labor inspection), including analysis and recommendations.
  • Policy statements or policy guidance.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing initiatives, processes, or systems.
  • Written materials that consolidate input from a number of different sources (including contradictory viewpoints).
  • Talking points or speeches.
  • Correspondence with external constituents.
  • Budget justifications.
  • Briefing papers or explanation memos that communicate key information or help another make decisions.
  • Public affairs/outreach materials (e.g., press releases, website pieces, informational handouts).
  • None of the above.
4

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience assisting others in coordinating activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
  • I have assisted others within my organization in the coordination of activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.
  • I have coordinated activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.
5

Which response best describes your level of experience assessing policy positions related to international labor, trade, or development issues and presenting this information in clear and concise written form for consideration by policy makers?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience assessing policy positions and presenting this information.
  • As a regular part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance and overseen assignments of designated team members or subordinates related to those policy positions.
6 Please select the statement that best describes your experience in conducting analysis of international labor and employment policy. 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 but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, 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.
7

Choose the statement that best describes your experience in assisting with representing the organization or agency in inter-organizational meetings and at international organization meetings related to international employment and labor issues and/or international labor standards.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not attended any meetings regarding these matters.
  • I have been briefed by someone else who has attended such meetings.
  • I have attended and participated fully in such meetings on these matters.
  • My experience in this area is not described here.
8

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience in negotiating U.S. government policy positions on international policy issues.

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 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience in representing an organization at meetings, briefings, or events on international policy issues in a diplomatic and tactful manner. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not represented my organization at any meetings, briefings, or events regarding these matters.
  • I have prepared others to represent my organization at such meetings, briefings, or events, but have not represented my organization myself.
  • I have attended and participated fully in such meetings, but did not have a lead representative or presenter role.
  • I have served as the lead representative of my organization in discussions on such issues in forums such as meetings of various government agencies, and meetings with international or multilateral organizations.
10

Have you participated in any meetings, conferences, or projects related to International Labor Organization (ILO), United Nations (UN), OECD, APEC, G20 or G7, or EU?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11

Select each of the following organizations, offices, or groups with which you have work experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • G-20 (the Group of 20)
  • United Nations (UN)
  • Inter-American Conference of Ministries of Labor (IACML)
  • Other labor-related organizations or groups not listed here
  • None of the above
12

Which of the following have you done as a regular part of a job (select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Worked for or with U.S. government agencies (Departments of Labor, State, and Homeland Security, U.S. Trade Representative).
  • Worked for or with nongovernmental organizations (including, in particular, U.S. or foreign trade unions and employer organizations) on labor issues.
  • Worked for or with the International Labor Organization (ILO) or other international organizations (e.g., Organization of American States) on international labor issues.
  • Worked for or with foreign governments on labor issues in particular countries.
  • None of the above.

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 All candidates must meet the basic requirements. Select the one answer that best describes your educational and/or experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations, 0131 series. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a 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.
  • I have a combination of education and experience. Courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in one or more of the social sciences, or in the humanities, as shown in 1 above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • I have 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.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
3

Indicate those written products for which you have been responsible as a regular part of a job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/position papers or reports relating to international labor (e.g. worker rights, labor relations, labor administration, labor inspection), including analysis and recommendations.
  • Policy statements or policy guidance.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing initiatives, processes, or systems.
  • Written materials that consolidate input from a number of different sources (including contradictory viewpoints).
  • Talking points or speeches.
  • Correspondence with external constituents.
  • Budget justifications.
  • Briefing papers or explanation memos that communicate key information or help another make decisions.
  • Public affairs/outreach materials (e.g., press releases, website pieces, informational handouts).
  • None of the above.
4

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience assisting others in coordinating activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
  • I have assisted others within my organization in the coordination of activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.
  • I have coordinated activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.
5

Which response best describes your level of experience assessing policy positions related to international labor, trade, or development issues and presenting this information in clear and concise written form for consideration by policy makers?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience assessing policy positions and presenting this information.
  • As a regular part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance and overseen assignments of designated team members or subordinates related to those policy positions.
6 Please select the statement that best describes your experience in conducting analysis of international labor and employment policy. 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 but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, 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.
7

Choose the statement that best describes your experience in assisting with representing the organization or agency in inter-organizational meetings and at international organization meetings related to international employment and labor issues and/or international labor standards.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not attended any meetings regarding these matters.
  • I have been briefed by someone else who has attended such meetings.
  • I have attended and participated fully in such meetings on these matters.
  • My experience in this area is not described here.
8

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience in negotiating U.S. government policy positions on international policy issues.

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 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience in representing an organization at meetings, briefings, or events on international policy issues in a diplomatic and tactful manner. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not represented my organization at any meetings, briefings, or events regarding these matters.
  • I have prepared others to represent my organization at such meetings, briefings, or events, but have not represented my organization myself.
  • I have attended and participated fully in such meetings, but did not have a lead representative or presenter role.
  • I have served as the lead representative of my organization in discussions on such issues in forums such as meetings of various government agencies, and meetings with international or multilateral organizations.
10

Have you participated in any meetings, conferences, or projects related to International Labor Organization (ILO), United Nations (UN), OECD, APEC, G20 or G7, or EU?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11

Select each of the following organizations, offices, or groups with which you have work experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • G-20 (the Group of 20)
  • United Nations (UN)
  • Inter-American Conference of Ministries of Labor (IACML)
  • Other labor-related organizations or groups not listed here
  • None of the above
12

Which of the following have you done as a regular part of a job (select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Worked for or with U.S. government agencies (Departments of Labor, State, and Homeland Security, U.S. Trade Representative).
  • Worked for or with nongovernmental organizations (including, in particular, U.S. or foreign trade unions and employer organizations) on labor issues.
  • Worked for or with the International Labor Organization (ILO) or other international organizations (e.g., Organization of American States) on international labor issues.
  • Worked for or with foreign governments on labor issues in particular countries.
  • None of the above.

Grade: 13

1 Select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations , GS-13, 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-12 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements.
2 All candidates must meet the basic requirements. Select the one answer that best describes your educational and/or experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the International Relations, 0131 series. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a 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.
  • I have a combination of education and experience. Courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in one or more of the social sciences, or in the humanities, as shown in 1 above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • I have 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.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements above.
3

Indicate those written products for which you have been responsible as a regular part of a job.

Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/position papers or reports relating to international labor (e.g. worker rights, labor relations, labor administration, labor inspection), including analysis and recommendations.
  • Policy statements or policy guidance.
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing initiatives, processes, or systems.
  • Written materials that consolidate input from a number of different sources (including contradictory viewpoints).
  • Talking points or speeches.
  • Correspondence with external constituents.
  • Budget justifications.
  • Briefing papers or explanation memos that communicate key information or help another make decisions.
  • Public affairs/outreach materials (e.g., press releases, website pieces, informational handouts).
  • None of the above.
4

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience assisting others in coordinating activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
  • I have assisted others within my organization in the coordination of activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.
  • I have coordinated activities related to research, policy engagement, and/or technical assistance.
5

Which response best describes your level of experience assessing policy positions related to international labor, trade, or development issues and presenting this information in clear and concise written form for consideration by policy makers?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience assessing policy positions and presenting this information.
  • As a regular part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance.
  • As a central part of my duties, I have assessed policy positions and presented this information with little or no supervision or guidance and overseen assignments of designated team members or subordinates related to those policy positions.
6 Please select the statement that best describes your experience in conducting analysis of international labor and employment policy. 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 but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, 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.
7

Choose the statement that best describes your experience in assisting with representing the organization or agency in inter-organizational meetings and at international organization meetings related to international employment and labor issues and/or international labor standards.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not attended any meetings regarding these matters.
  • I have been briefed by someone else who has attended such meetings.
  • I have attended and participated fully in such meetings on these matters.
  • My experience in this area is not described here.
8

Please select the one statement that best describes your experience in negotiating U.S. government policy positions on international policy issues.

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 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience in representing an organization at meetings, briefings, or events on international policy issues in a diplomatic and tactful manner. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not represented my organization at any meetings, briefings, or events regarding these matters.
  • I have prepared others to represent my organization at such meetings, briefings, or events, but have not represented my organization myself.
  • I have attended and participated fully in such meetings, but did not have a lead representative or presenter role.
  • I have served as the lead representative of my organization in discussions on such issues in forums such as meetings of various government agencies, and meetings with international or multilateral organizations.
10

Have you participated in any meetings, conferences, or projects related to International Labor Organization (ILO), United Nations (UN), OECD, APEC, G20 or G7, or EU?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11

Select each of the following organizations, offices, or groups with which you have work experience.

Answer to this question is required
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  • International Labor Organization (ILO)
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • G-20 (the Group of 20)
  • United Nations (UN)
  • Inter-American Conference of Ministries of Labor (IACML)
  • Other labor-related organizations or groups not listed here
  • None of the above
12

Which of the following have you done as a regular part of a job (select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Worked for or with U.S. government agencies (Departments of Labor, State, and Homeland Security, U.S. Trade Representative).
  • Worked for or with nongovernmental organizations (including, in particular, U.S. or foreign trade unions and employer organizations) on labor issues.
  • Worked for or with the International Labor Organization (ILO) or other international organizations (e.g., Organization of American States) on international labor issues.
  • Worked for or with foreign governments on labor issues in particular countries.
  • None of the above.

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 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
3 I understand submission of supporting documentation, e.g., transcripts, DD-214, SF-50, 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
4
Please indicate your most recent performance appraisal rating from your most recent performance appraisal (within 18 months).
Answer to this question is required
  • Exemplary
  • Highly Effective
  • Effective
  • Minimally Satisfactory
  • Unsatisfactory
  • Pass (for non-DOL agencies)
  • Fail (for non-DOL agencies)
  • Other (for non-DOL agencies)
  • I am not a current Federal civilian employee.
  • None of the above
5 Are you eligible for a military spouse noncompetitive appointment?  If yes, select one of the choices below to determine your eligibility. Answer to this question is required
  • Military Spouse - married to active duty service member.
  • Military Spouse - married to a retired or released service member who is 100% disabled due to a service-connected injury.
  • Military Spouse - married to a service member killed while on active duty.
  • None of the above.