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Grade: 07

1 Select one of the following choices that best described your experience and/or education: Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the basic requirements and have 1 yr of specialized experience that is at least equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is performing industrial engineering tasks of limited scope and difficulty which are screened by a higher grade engineer.
  • Super academic achievement - graduated in upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision; must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on an official transcript, or as computed based on 4 yrs. of educ., or on courses completed during the final 2 yrs. Must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position.
  • A 3.5 or higher GPA out of a possible 4.0 based on the avg. of the required courses completed in the major field or completed during the final 2 yrs. of the curriculum. Must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position.
  • Election to membership in a nat’l scholastic honor society listed in the Assoc. of College Honor Societies: Booklet of Info. (1992-95) &/or Baird`s Manual of American College Fraternities (1991). Freshman honor society cannot be used.
  • Successful completion of a 5 year program of study (that is, one designed to be completed in no less than 5 years) of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor`s degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Engineering degree with 1 year of appropriate technician experience equivalent to grade GS-5 or higher.
  • Combination of successfully completed grad. level educ. gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position & specialized experience. Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required for the GS-5 may be combined with experience.
  • none of the above.
2 All applicants for Engineer positions must meet the basic requirements for the series as evidenced by meeting one of the criteria stated in A through G above. Please select the one choice that applies to you. Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the requirements set forth in A above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in B above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in C above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in D above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in E above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in F above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in G above.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
Carefully read the following statements A through G which outline the Basic Requirements for all engineering positions in the Federal Service.
  • (A) Degree: Professional Engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
  • (B) Degree: Professional Engineering including differential & integral calculus & courses (more advanced than 1st yr. physics & chemistry) in 5 of the following areas: statics, dynamics; strength of materials; fluid mechanics, hydraulics; thermodynamics; electrical fields & circuits; nature & properties of material (relating to particle & aggregate structure to properties) & any other comparable area of engineering science or physics such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  • (C) College level education, training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical & mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques, and their applications to one of the branches of engineering, evidenced by current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • (D) College level education, training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical & mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques, and their applications to one of the branches of engineering, evidenced by successfully passing the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination.
  • (E) College level education, training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical & mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences & techniques, and their applications to one of the branches of engineering, evidenced by successfully passing the written test administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, D.C., Guam or Puerto Rico.
  • (F) College level education, training and/or technical experience -- evidenced by successful completion of at least 60 semester hrs. of courses in the physical, mathematical, & engineering sciences & in engineering that included the courses specified in Option B above. Courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum.
  • (G) College level education, training & or technical experience evidenced by successful completion of a curriculum leading a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology), AND at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision & guidance.
To qualify you must meet the Basic Requirements for either the Engineering series. In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts described below.

Grade: 09

1 Select one of the following choices that best described your experience and/or education: Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the basic eligibility requirements & have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is performing independent industrial engineering, modeling, and simulation studies/surveys of projects analysis and modeling for recurring assignments which gradually increase in difficulty and complexity designed to increase as well as broaden knowledge of industrial engineering, modeling and simulation pertinent to the organization.
  • 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master`s degree in engineering or master`s or equivalent graduate degree in engineering.
  • Superior academic achievement gained in a curriculum which is qualifying for the position & 1 year of appropriate professional experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service.
  • Successfully completion of a 5-yr program of study of at least 160 sem. Hrs. leading to a engineering bachelor`s degree plus1 yr of appropriate professional experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service.
  • Bachelor`s degree in engineering & a master`s degree in a related field.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education beyond the first year of progressive graduate study & appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • none of the above.
2 All applicants for Engineer positions must meet the basic requirements for the series as evidenced by meeting one of the criteria stated in A through G above. Please select the one choice that applies to you. Answer to this question is required
  • I meet the requirements set forth in A above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in B above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in C above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in D above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in E above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in F above.
  • I meet the requirements set forth in G above.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
Carefully read the following statements A through G which outline the Basic Requirements for all engineering positions in the Federal Service.
  • (A) Degree: Professional Engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
  • (B) Degree: Professional Engineering including differential & integral calculus & courses (more advanced than 1st yr. physics & chemistry) in 5 of the following areas: statics, dynamics; strength of materials; fluid mechanics, hydraulics; thermodynamics; electrical fields & circuits; nature & properties of material (relating to particle & aggregate structure to properties) & any other comparable area of engineering science or physics such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
  • (C) College level education, training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical & mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques, and their applications to one of the branches of engineering, evidenced by current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
  • (D) College level education, training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical & mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques, and their applications to one of the branches of engineering, evidenced by successfully passing the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination.
  • (E) College level education, training and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical & mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences & techniques, and their applications to one of the branches of engineering, evidenced by successfully passing the written test administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, D.C., Guam or Puerto Rico.
  • (F) College level education, training and/or technical experience -- evidenced by successful completion of at least 60 semester hrs. of courses in the physical, mathematical, & engineering sciences & in engineering that included the courses specified in Option B above. Courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum.
  • (G) College level education, training & or technical experience evidenced by successful completion of a curriculum leading a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field (e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology), AND at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision & guidance.
To qualify you must meet the Basic Requirements for either the Engineering series. In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts described below.

Grade: All Grades

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Please Note: Effective January 1, 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES (Political) employees in the Executive Branch. So, if you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.
1 Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please provide the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
    1. Position Title;
    2. Type of Appointment (i.e., Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non Career SES);
    3. Agency;
    4. Dates held (beginning and ending dates)
    Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
2 Are you a current General Services Administration associate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 GSA's Associate Performance Plan and Appraisal System states that to be promoted within GSA, an employee's most recent rating of record must be at the Level 3 or higher. Which of the following best describes the rating you received on your most recent performance appraisal (rating of record)?
    • Level 2 or below
    • Level 3 or higher
    • I have not received a performance appraisal (rating of record) from GSA under the five-tier rating system
    • This position would not be a promotion as my current position is at the same or higher grade.
    2.2 Please list the date received, level of rating, and the name of the supervisor who issued the rating. If you have not received a rating, please provide the reason you have not received one. Your response will be limited to 1,000 characters which is approximately one-quarter typewritten page. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 From the following, please select the response that describes your eligibility under the Pathways Recent Graduates Program. Answer to this question is required
  • I am a recent graduate who has received a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the past 2 years.
  • I am a preference eligible veteran who was precluded from applying within 2 years of meeting the above educational requirements due to military service obligation. I have been discharged/released from active duty within the last two years, and it has not been more than 6 years from the date I originally met the educational requirements.
  • None of the above.
4 Please provide the name of the educational institution, the type of degree or certificate, and the date received. (NOTE: You are required to submit documentation supporting the information provided. Please see the Required Documents section of the announcement for further information and instructions.) Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Select the one choice that describes your experience assessing needs, providing assistance, resolving problems and providing quality products and services. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience providing technical guidance and direction to others on performing this task as one of the major duties of a position or positions I have held.
  • I have extensive experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task independently, with minimal supervision and technical guidance; only in unique or unusual circumstances do I require guidance and direction.
  • I have experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task with technical guidance and assistance from a senior specialist or supervisor.
  • I have experience performing this task, but it was not a regular part of my duties so my exposure is limited.
  • None of the above.
6 Do you have experience identifying problems and possible causes, securing relevant information to make decisions, and then committing to the necessary action? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Identify problems; determine accuracy and relevance of information; use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives; and make recommendations and/or decisions. 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, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
8 Do you have experience providing quality customer service and support to a diverse customer base? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have experience understanding and applying the interpersonal dynamics that enable a team to work effectively toward a goal? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Do you have experience applying complex fact-finding, analysis, and problem solving methods and techniques to identify interrelated program/project problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Do you have experience in the preparation and delivery of public presentations regarding technical topics both to technical peers and to non-technical stakeholders either in school or in an industry-related field? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Which of the following best represents your experience giving oral presentations to present complex, controversial, sensitive and convincing recommendations or positions? Answer to this question is required
  • I have presented information of a routine nature to an immediate supervisor
  • I have made formal presentations to associates
  • I have made presentations to managers
  • None of the above
13 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001), my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 CFR, Part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding 'No' to this item will result in my not being 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 that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith and/or understand the information provided above.