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Grade: 13

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position. This specialized experience is defined as 1) experience with of the legislative process; 2) establishing and maintaining relationships with key members of Congress and congressional staff, personnel in other Federal agencies, members of local government, and other as appropriate; and 3) applying laws, policies, regulations pertaining to the legislative and budgeting process.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
2 Which of the following congressional committees have you worked with? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked with the House Committee or local government or other appropriate committees such as grassroots on Science and Technology.
  • I have worked with the Senate Committee or local government or other appropriate committees such as grassroots on Energy and Natural Resources or the House Committee on Natural Resources..
  • I have worked with the House or Senate Appropriation Committees or local government or other appropriate committee such as grassroots.
  • I have worked with the Senate Rules Committee or local government or other appropriate committee such as grassroots.
  • I have worked with the Committee on House Administration or local government or other appropriate committee such as grassroots.
  • I have worked with the House Committee or local government or other appropriate committee such as grassroots on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  • I have worked with the Senate Committee or local government or other appropriate committee such as grassroots. on Environment and Public Works.
  • I have worked with other congressional committees or local government or other appropriate committee such as grassroots.
  • I have no experience working with congressional committees or other similar committees.
3 Which of the following best describes your experience initiating and managing relationships with key Members of Congress and congressional staff or key local member of government or other appropriate members in order to execute strategies with respect to legislative initiative and programs? (Select only one answer) 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.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 Which of the following statements best describe your ability to communicate the positions and goals of a federal agency? Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed written materials for congressional hearings.
  • I have developed briefing materials for congressional hearings.
  • I have had experience drafting briefing materials and legislative proposals for congressional hearings.
  • I have written clear, effective and persuasive testimonies, briefing materials and legislative proposals for congressional hearings.
  • I have not performed any of the tasks above.
5 Which of the following best describes your ability to respond in writing directly to routine inquiries or requests for information? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience or training in responding directly to routine inquiries or requests for information.
  • I have completed training in responding directly to routine inquiries or requests for information, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have responded directly to routine inquiries or requests for information on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with established procedures.
  • I have responded directly to routine inquiries or requests for information as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have responded directly to routine inquiries or requests for information as 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

Which of the following statements best describe your ability to communicate the positions and goals of a federal agency or local government or other appropriate?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have reviewed written materials for congressional hearings.
  • I have developed briefing materials for congressional hearings.
  • I have had experience drafting briefing materials and legislative proposals for congressional hearings.
  • I have written clear, effective and persuasive testimonies, briefing materials and legislative proposals for congressional hearings.
  • I have not performed any of the tasks above.
7 Select all of the audiences to which you have made a presentation or formal briefing. Answer to this question is required
  • - Employees in my immediate organization.
  • - Employees outside my immediate organization, but in my agency or organization.
  • - Management officials in my direct reporting line of authority.
  • - Management officials from outside my immediate organization, but in the same agency or organization.
  • - High level officials within and outside my organization.
  • None of the above
8 Which of the following best describes your ability to communicate orally to inquiries or requests for information? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience or training in orally responding to inquiries or requests for information.
  • I have orally responded to inquiries or requests for information on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • I have responded orally to inquiries or requests for information as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have responded orally to inquiries or requests for information as a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely and I have trained others, and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
9 Which of the following statements describe your interpersonal communication experience with U.S. Senate and House of Representative members and staff or local members of government or other appropriate member? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have initiated and maintained contact with key Members of Congress and congressional staff or local members of government or other appropriate members in order to execute legislative strategies.
  • I have independently explained complex legislative information to key Members of Congress and congressional staff or local members of government or other appropriate members.
  • I have dealt effectively with house and senate congressional staff or local members of government or other appropriate members in order to initiate and maintain contact.
  • I have worked as a member of a team to represent a federal agency or local government at house and senate congressional briefings, meetings or conferences.
  • I do not have any of the experience listed above.
10 Which of the following describes your collaborative work with agencies and/or congressional committees or offices? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked collaboratively with agencies or local government or congressional committees on scientific programs, policies, or legislation.
  • I have worked collaboratively with agencies or local government or congressional committees on resource conservation programs, policies, or legislation.
  • I have worked collaboratively with agencies or local government or congressional committees on programs, policies, or legislation relating to museums, monuments, or cultural resources.
  • I have worked collaboratively with agencies or local government or congressional committees on programs, policies, or legislation relating to contemporary zoos.
  • I have worked collaboratively with agencies or local government or congressional committees on other programs, policies, or legislation.
  • I have not worked collaboratively with agencies or local government or congressional committees on programs, policies, or legislation.