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Grade: 07

1 GS-07: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Auditor, GS-07, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 1 FULL YEAR OF GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing OR 18 semester hours in accounting/auditing PLUS 6 semester hours in business law and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my CLASS STANDING. I graduated in the UPPER THIRD of my class or major university subdivision.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing OR 18 semester hours in accounting/auditing PLUS 6 semester hours in business law and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 YEARS of education.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing OR 18 semester hours in accounting/auditing PLUS 6 semester hours in business law and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA OF 2.95 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 in courses completed during the FINAL TWO YEARS of the curriculum.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing OR 18 semester hours in accounting/auditing PLUS 6 semester hours in business law and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA). I have a CUMULATIVE UNDERGRADUATE GPA of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing OR 18 semester hours in accounting/auditing PLUS 6 semester hours in business law and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my UNDERGRADUATE GRADE POINT AVERAGE of 3.45 OR HIGHER out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my MAJOR field during the FINAL TWO YEARS.
  • I have a BACHELOR'S DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing OR 18 semester hours in accounting/auditing PLUS 6 semester hours in business law and SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT demonstrated by my election to membership in a NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC HONOR SOCIETY.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-05 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
2 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Auditor, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  • I have a BACHELOR'S OR HIGHER DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR degree including auditing courses in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing (the 24 hours may include up to 6 semester hours in business law).
  • I have 4 years of accounting/auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing (the 24 hours may include up to 6 semester hours in business law).
  • I have 4 years of accounting/auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor obtained through written examination.
  • I have 4 years of accounting/auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND completion of requirements for a degree with substantial course work in accounting/auditing. I have successfully worked at the journeyman level in accounting/auditing or a related field AND at least two higher level professional accountants/auditors have determined that I have a good knowledge of accounting/auditing normally associated with a 4-year degree.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
3 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Performance  Auditors, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S OR HIGHER DEGREE in auditing OR a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration, or accounting.
  • I have 4 years in Performance Auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor obtained through written examination.
  • I have 4 years in Performance Auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND completion of requirements for a degree with substantial course work in accounting or auditing e.g., 15 semester hours.
  • I do not meet any of the above.

Grade: 09

1 GS-09: To meet the Additional Qualifications Requirements for Auditor, GS-09, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 YEAR OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a MASTER'S OR EQUIVALENT GRADUATE DEGREE that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have 2 FULL YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER LEVEL GRADUATE EDUCATION that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of THIS POSITION.
  • I have a combination of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the GS-07 level in or related to the work of THIS POSITION and GRADUATE LEVEL EDUCATION that provided the specific knowledges, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of THIS POSITION.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
2 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Auditor, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background:
  • I have a BACHELOR'S OR HIGHER DEGREE in accounting/auditing OR degree including auditing courses in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration with 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing (the 24 hours may include up to 6 semester hours in business law).
  • I have 4 years of accounting/auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing (the 24 hours may include up to 6 semester hours in business law).
  • I have 4 years of accounting/auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor obtained through written examination.
  • I have 4 years of accounting/auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND completion of requirements for a degree with substantial course work in accounting/auditing. I have successfully worked at the journeyman level in accounting/auditing or a related field AND at least two higher level professional accountants/auditors have determined that I have a good knowledge of accounting/auditing normally associated with a 4-year degree.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
3 To meet the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Performance  Auditors, select the option that best describes your education and/or experience background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have a BACHELOR'S OR HIGHER DEGREE in auditing OR a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration, or accounting.
  • I have 4 years in Performance Auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor obtained through written examination.
  • I have 4 years in Performance Auditing experience OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training AND completion of requirements for a degree with substantial course work in accounting or auditing e.g., 15 semester hours.
  • I do not meet any of the above.

Grade: All Grades

1 To meet the eligibility requirements for the Recent Graduates Program, select the option that best describes your educational background: Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years.
  • I am a veteran who was unable to apply within two years of earning my degree due to military obligation, but have earned a qualifying degree within the past six years.
  • I do not meet any of the above.
2 Select the type of audits in which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Financial Audits
  • Incurred Cost Audits
  • Performance Audits
  • Information Technology (IT) systems
  • None of the above.
3 Experience in auditing system generated/automated information for data accuracy, reliability and completeness by applying professional auditing standards. 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.
4 From the following list, please indicate as many statements that apply in describing your experience in conducting research: Answer to this question is required
  • Reviews Federal regulations or policies
  • Uses surveys or questionnaires to gather data.
  • Conducts research and summarizes results.
  • Assists in conducting interviews to obtain information.
  • Analyzes financial data against objective criteria to draw conclusions.
  • I do not meet any of the choices above.
5 Review, analyze, and extract data from files and reports to support audits. 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.
6 Analyzes and assessed audit results to support recommendation or conclusion. 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 Where did you learn about this EPA Position? Answer to this question is required
  • Job Fair/Career Conference
  • Referral from a Professional Organization
  • Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  • Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  • Referral from a current EPA employee
  • Referral from a friend or family member
  • EPA Internet Site
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) USA Jobs Internet Site
  • Referral from a State or Local government
  • Referral from another Federal Agency/Employee
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • USA Jobs iPhone/iPad Application
  • Other (w/Branch)
8 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information in this application is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application, or in any document or interview associated, I may be fined or imprisoned, denied employment, or removed and debarred from Federal service. That any information I give may be investigated. By responding No to this item I will not be considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith.
  • No, I do not understand the information provided above.