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Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 GS-12- Choose the answer that best describes your education and experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal government.
    2.1 Please indicate where in your resume you performed this work or gained this experience. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I do not meet the above requirement.
3

Do you have experience writing speeches, talking points and articles for a prominent principal?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4

Develops and prepares major articles and briefing papers for signature of top officials for the organization’s leadership and other official announcements or statements?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience 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, 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.
  • 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.
5 Reviews, comments on, and edits proposed written documents prepared by others to ensure accuracy, clarity, conciseness, proper grammar and punctuation. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience 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, 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.
  • 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.
6 From the following list, select those that represent your communication skills: Answer to this question is required
  • Experience writing documents that demonstrate clear, concise, and logical thought processes necessary to explain issues, to defend and work out solutions to problems or questions.
  • Creating, revising or editing technical documents.
  • Developing letters that require an in-depth understanding of legislation, policy or regulations.
  • Ability to communicate verbally on policy, technical, legislative and administrative issues with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to write communications that explain complex information in plain language.
  • None of the above.
7 Analyzes and evaluate education research in a variety of areas to ensure that information is communicated appropriately. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience 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, 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.
  • 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.
8 I have researched issues using: Answer to this question is required
  • computer search tools
  • newspapers
  • telephone calls
  • meeting and briefings
  • none of the above
9 Which elements of managing operational workflow have you performed as a regular part of your job? Answer to this question is required
  • Determining what needs to be done, establishing a timeline, and developing a plan for implementation
  • Identifying what organizational supports are available to complete tasks
  • Identifying potential problems and developing sound solutions
  • Evaluating effectiveness of operations and continually improving them
  • Completing tasks on time
  • Engaging staff in team approaches to managing workflow
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following best reflects your experience in planning and organizing work to meet established goals and deadlines? Answer to this question is required
  • I normally work on projects or assignments that are of high priority. My work assignments are most generally completed within assigned schedules, deadlines, and milestones. When additional time is needed, I am normally able to obtain it through request and/or negotiation.
  • I am proficient at managing multiple tasks/assignments within a reasonable time period. I am skilled at adjusting my use of time to meet changes in priorities and meet the requirements of new and/or unexpected work. When priorities conflict, I am normally capable of resolving the conflicts independently.
  • I am proficient at negotiating schedules, deadlines, changes, and adjustments in priorities with management. I have assisted other employees determine how best to use their time and how to prioritize and rearrange their work when situations warrant.
  • None of the above
11 Do you have experience in electronic records management, including but not limited to database development, web-based tracking, electronic storage and retrieval? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12

Which of the following best reflects your experience in providing editing and version control for large, complex documents?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience 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, 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.
  • 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.
13 Have you worked in a communications office, in a communications or outreach workplace setting, or conducted work in the communications or outreach space? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 From the following list of interpersonal communication skills, please identify those that you have routinely and successfully applied. Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitated the amicable resolution of competing or conflicting interests among parties whose cooperation was needed to meet an objective.
  • Interacted effectively in situations where frequent change, delay, or unexpected events arose that caused major shifts in priorities, timetables, or work assignments.
  • Provided direction, guidance, or instruction to staff.
  • Persuaded and/or inspired others to adopt new methods, procedures, or techniques to improve operations.
  • Diffused confrontational situations with people who were difficult, hostile, or distressed.
  • Developed effective, productive working relationships with subordinates, colleagues, and supervisors to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Worked cooperatively with others as a team to achieve a project or program.
  • None of the above.
15

Do you have the ability to interact and negotiate with senior higher and lower level personnel within the organization or company involved with educational programs?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No