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Grade: 12

Please note that ALL applicants must submit a resume online and complete the entire application process to be considered for this position. Ensure that your resume, which is the basis for determining if you qualify for this position, thoroughly supports your responses to the below job specific assessment questions and that it contains the names, titles, beginning and ending dates of employment (month/year), and names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume must contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf
1 GS-12: Choose the one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position. Before answering this question, see the qualifications section on this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 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 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service.
  • My experience does not match the choice above.
2 I understand that to qualify for this position based on education, I must submit a copy of my transcripts to receive consideration. However, if selected for this position, I will be required to provide official documentation prior to being appointed. (Please follow the instructions in the vacancy announcement). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported by my resume. I further understand that my resume must be detailed and highlight my most relevant and significant work experience (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. My failure to do so will result in me being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 From the following list, please indicate the area(s) relative to all-source intelligence analysis in which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Implementation of improvements to analytical tradecraft.
  • Production of analytical assessments.
  • Distribution of analytical products.
  • Compliance with standards established for analytical production within the Intelligence Community (IC) and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
  • Management of databases used for analytical products within the Intelligence Community (IC).
  • Implementation of Intelligence Community (IC) Directives regarding analytical products.
  • None of the above.
5 Please identify all of the following that describes your skills and knowledge in intelligence analysis: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a comprehensive knowledge of an intelligence program as it relates to U.S. national intelligence.
  • I have general knowledge of the intelligence programs of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
  • I have subject-matter expertise in a functional or geographic area relating to intelligence issues.
  • I have the ability to present and argue a position of an intelligence issue.
  • None of the above.
6 Do you have expert knowledge of the Intelligence Community (IC) resources and a mastery in acquiring information from intelligence sources to ensure that the information developed is complete and where possible corroborated for accuracy? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have experience providing all-source intelligence analysis on North and South Korea? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Which of the following BEST describes your background regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies.
  • I have education or training regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies, but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have routinely performed work regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies as part of my job, and usually with review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I have routinely and independently performed work regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies as part of my job, and usually without review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I am highly skilled in performing work regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies, having trained others in this capacity and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance.
9 From the following list, please indicate the sources of your experience regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies: Answer to this question is required
  • Undergraduate coursework
  • Graduate coursework
  • Short-term travel to the region
  • Lived in the region
  • Work related to the region
  • None of the above
10 From the following list, please indicate the countries in the East Asian and the Pacific region for which you have work experience in the analysis of foreign policy: Answer to this question is required
  • Northeast Asia
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • North Korea
  • None of the above
11 Are you proficient in the Korean Language? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 From the following list, please indicate the countries in the East Asian and Pacific region for which you have work experience in the analysis of foreign policy: Answer to this question is required
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • North Korea
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience producing in-depth target-language summaries of source language texts? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience producing in-depth target-language summaries.
  • I have produced in-depth target-language summaries under supervision.
  • I have produced in-depth target-language summaries as part of a team.
  • I have independently produced in-depth target-language summaries.
  • I produce in-depth target-language summaries as a regular part of my job and serve as a mentor to other translators as their reviewer.
14 Select the response that BEST describes your Korean language skills: Answer to this question is required
  • Knowledge of courtesy phrases.
  • Minimal working knowledge.
  • Working knowledge.
  • Professional working knowledge.
  • Educated native speaker level.
  • None of the above.
15 Which of the following best describes your background in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education, training or experience in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources.
  • I have education or training in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources, but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have education or training in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources, and have applied it on the job, usually with review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I have routinely and independently analyzed and evaluated information derived from a variety of sources as a regular part of my job, and usually without review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I am highly skilled at independently analyzing and evaluating information derived from a variety of sources having trained others in this activity and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance.
16 From the following list, please identify which sources you have used in preparing analyses/assessments. Answer to this question is required
  • Policy documents
  • Diplomatic communications
  • Foreign Government documents
  • U.S. Government documents
  • Academic papers
  • Conferences/symposia
  • Interviews
  • Press/public media
  • Investigative reports
  • Intelligence reports
  • Books and journal articles
  • Unpublished correspondence
  • Internet
  • None of the above
17 Which of the following most accurately describes your ability to apply reasoning to analyze and evaluate information`s relevance, significance, and validity in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations? Answer to this question is required
  • I have some education or training in the process of analyzing and interpreting information to draw conclusions or to generate new questions to pursue.
  • I have some work experience assisting others analyzing and interpreting information in order to draw conclusions or to generate new questions to pursue.
  • I work closely with the supervisor and/or a senior employee in analyzing and interpreting information, drawing conclusions and/or generating new questions to pursue.
  • I have demonstrated the ability to independently collect information from a variety of sources, analyze and interpret the information, and draw conclusions to solve problems.
  • I have demonstrated a high level of experience collecting and synthesizing information from a variety of sources involving complex issues, analyzing and interpreting the information, and drawing conclusions to solve problems.
  • None of the above.
18 From the following list, please indicate to whom you have provided advice, guidance, or consultation based on the results of analyses of foreign policy and/or national security issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Chief executive
  • Senior management
  • Middle management
  • Peers
  • Congress (members or staff)
  • International organization (members or staff)
  • Non-governmental organization or academic institution
  • General public
  • None of the above

Grade: 13

Please note that ALL applicants must submit a resume online and complete the entire application process to be considered for this position. Ensure that your resume, which is the basis for determining if you qualify for this position, thoroughly supports your responses to the below job specific assessment questions and that it contains the names, titles, beginning and ending dates of employment (month/year), and names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume must contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf
1 GS-13: Choose the one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position. Before answering this question, see the qualifications section on this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 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 as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service.
  • My experience does not match the choice above.
2 I understand that to qualify for this position based on education, I must submit a copy of my transcripts to receive consideration. However, if selected for this position, I will be required to provide official documentation prior to being appointed. (Please follow the instructions in the vacancy announcement). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported by my resume. I further understand that my resume must be detailed and highlight my most relevant and significant work experience (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. My failure to do so will result in me being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 From the following list, please indicate the area(s) relative to all-source intelligence analysis in which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Implementation of improvements to analytical tradecraft.
  • Production of analytical assessments.
  • Distribution of analytical products.
  • Compliance with standards established for analytical production within the Intelligence Community (IC) and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
  • Management of databases used for analytical products within the Intelligence Community (IC).
  • Implementation of Intelligence Community (IC) Directives regarding analytical products.
  • None of the above.
5 Please identify all of the following that describes your skills and knowledge in intelligence analysis: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a comprehensive knowledge of an intelligence program as it relates to U.S. national intelligence.
  • I have general knowledge of the intelligence programs of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
  • I have subject-matter expertise in a functional or geographic area relating to intelligence issues.
  • I have the ability to present and argue a position of an intelligence issue.
  • None of the above.
6 Do you have expert knowledge of the Intelligence Community (IC) resources and a mastery in acquiring information from intelligence sources to ensure that the information developed is complete and where possible corroborated for accuracy? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have experience providing all-source intelligence analysis on North and South Korea? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Which of the following BEST describes your background regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies.
  • I have education or training regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies, but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have routinely performed work regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies as part of my job, and usually with review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I have routinely and independently performed work regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies as part of my job, and usually without review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I am highly skilled in performing work regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies, having trained others in this capacity and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance.
9 From the following list, please indicate the sources of your experience regarding North and South Korean politics, internal dynamics, leadership, security, and foreign policies: Answer to this question is required
  • Undergraduate coursework
  • Graduate coursework
  • Short-term travel to the region
  • Lived in the region
  • Work related to the region
  • None of the above
10 From the following list, please indicate the countries in the East Asian and the Pacific region for which you have work experience in the analysis of foreign policy: Answer to this question is required
  • Northeast Asia
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • North Korea
  • None of the above
11 Are you proficient in the Korean Language? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 From the following list, please indicate the countries in the East Asian and Pacific region for which you have work experience in the analysis of foreign policy: Answer to this question is required
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • North Korea
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience producing in-depth target-language summaries of source language texts? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience producing in-depth target-language summaries.
  • I have produced in-depth target-language summaries under supervision.
  • I have produced in-depth target-language summaries as part of a team.
  • I have independently produced in-depth target-language summaries.
  • I produce in-depth target-language summaries as a regular part of my job and serve as a mentor to other translators as their reviewer.
14 Select the response that BEST describes your Korean language skills: Answer to this question is required
  • Knowledge of courtesy phrases.
  • Minimal working knowledge.
  • Working knowledge.
  • Professional working knowledge.
  • Educated native speaker level.
  • None of the above.
15 Which of the following best describes your background in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education, training or experience in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources.
  • I have education or training in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources, but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have education or training in the analysis and evaluation of information derived from a variety of sources, and have applied it on the job, usually with review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I have routinely and independently analyzed and evaluated information derived from a variety of sources as a regular part of my job, and usually without review by supervisor or senior employees.
  • I am highly skilled at independently analyzing and evaluating information derived from a variety of sources having trained others in this activity and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance.
16 From the following list, please identify which sources you have used in preparing analyses/assessments. Answer to this question is required
  • Policy documents
  • Diplomatic communications
  • Foreign Government documents
  • U.S. Government documents
  • Academic papers
  • Conferences/symposia
  • Interviews
  • Press/public media
  • Investigative reports
  • Intelligence reports
  • Books and journal articles
  • Unpublished correspondence
  • Internet
  • None of the above
17 Which of the following most accurately describes your ability to apply reasoning to analyze and evaluate information`s relevance, significance, and validity in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations? Answer to this question is required
  • I have some education or training in the process of analyzing and interpreting information to draw conclusions or to generate new questions to pursue.
  • I have some work experience assisting others analyzing and interpreting information in order to draw conclusions or to generate new questions to pursue.
  • I work closely with the supervisor and/or a senior employee in analyzing and interpreting information, drawing conclusions and/or generating new questions to pursue.
  • I have demonstrated the ability to independently collect information from a variety of sources, analyze and interpret the information, and draw conclusions to solve problems.
  • I have demonstrated a high level of experience collecting and synthesizing information from a variety of sources involving complex issues, analyzing and interpreting the information, and drawing conclusions to solve problems.
  • None of the above.
18 From the following list, please indicate to whom you have provided advice, guidance, or consultation based on the results of analyses of foreign policy and/or national security issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Chief executive
  • Senior management
  • Middle management
  • Peers
  • Congress (members or staff)
  • International organization (members or staff)
  • Non-governmental organization or academic institution
  • General public
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

No questions specified.