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Vacancy Details

Grade: 07

1 GS-7: Select the response that best describes your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5, as described above and in the vacancy announcement.
  • I possess one full year of graduate level education in a related field or Superior Academic Achievement, as described above (Transcript required).
  • I possess a combination of specialized experience, as described above and in the vacancy announcement, and related graduate level education, that when combined, meet the qualification requirements for this position (Transcript required).
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2

Is your undergraduate or graduate degree in Psychology or related field of study?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 09

1 GS-9: Select the response that best describes your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level, as described above and in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have successfully completed a Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D.) or at least two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a related field (Transcript required).
  • I possess a combination of specialized experience, as described above and in the vacancy announcement, and related graduate level education, beyond the first full year of graduate level study, that when combined, meet the qualification requirements for this position (Transcript required).
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2

Is your undergraduate or graduate degree in Psychology or related field of study?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 How did you learn about this Secret Service position? Answer to this question is required
  • Agency Internet Site recruitment
  • Private Employment Web Site
  • Other Internet Site
  • Poster
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine
  • TV/Radio
  • Student association
  • Private Employment Office
  • State Employment Office
  • Federal, state, or local Job Information Center
  • Agency Human Resources Department (bulletin board or other announcement)
  • Agency or other Federal government on campus
  • Religious organization
  • School or college counselor or other official
  • Job/Career Fair
    1.1 Please indicate the job/career fair you attended, including the location and date. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Friend or relative working for this agency
  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
  • Professional organization or publication
  • Other
  • USAJOBS Website
  • Military Outreach
2 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, ALL of my responses to the assessment questions are true, accurate, complete, and that this application for employment with the United States Secret Service is made in good faith. I understand that a false statement on ANY part of this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Select the highest level of education attained by you to date. Answer to this question is required
  • Some high school-did not graduate
  • High school graduate or certificate of equivalency
  • Terminal occupational program-certificate of completion, diploma or equivalent
  • Some college-less than one year
  • One year college
  • Two years college
  • Associate degree
  • Three years college
  • Four years college
  • Bachelor's degree
  • First professional (D.D.S. or D.M.D.), (LL.B. or J.D.), (M.D.), (B.D.), (D.V.M.), (D.S.C. or D.P.), (O.D.), and (D.O.).
  • Master's Degree
  • Sixth-year degree (Includes such degrees as Advanced Certificates)
  • Doctorate degree
  • Post-Doctorate
4 Are you at least 16 years of age? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Are you a current student enrolled in an accredited institution at least on a part-time basis as defined by your education institution? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 At which accredited educational institution are you currently enrolled? Maximum length 250 characters. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 What degree program or certificate level are you currently seeking? Answer to this question is required
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • High School or Equivalent
  • Certificate
  • Other
8 I am seeking a degree or certificate in one or more of the following academic major(s) or related field(s). Answer to this question is required
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration/Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Forensic Science
  • General Studies
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Media/Communications
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration/Public Policy
  • Social Science
  • Other
9 Have you ever been convicted of a felony? Convictions include pleading no contest (nolo contendere), pleading guilty, being found guilty, or being found not guilty by reason of insanity. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 I have been convicted in a court of the misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
11 Provide your Selective Service registration number, date and place (city and state) of registration. Note: If you are a male born prior to December 1st, 1959 OR are a female, type “n/a”. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 If I obtain a conditional offer of employment, I understand that I must undergo a comprehensive background investigation to determine my eligibility for a Top Secret security clearance. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 I understand that the comprehensive background investigation will include: 1. Interviews with my past and present employers, neighbors, teachers, relatives, and references. 2. Verification of my past and present employment, residences, and education. 3. Verification of my police record and criminal history. 4. Verification of my citizenship. 5. A review of my finances and credit history. 6. Verification of my income tax payments. 7. A review of my physical and mental health. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 I understand that the comprehensive background investigation will examine my use of alcohol and illegal drugs. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 I understand that I am required to undergo a pre-employment urinalysis drug test. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 I understand that if I am granted a Top Secret security clearance, I will be subjected to a background investigation every five years as part of the process used to update my clearance. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Now that you have reviewed the requirements for a Top Secret security clearance, you can determine your potential eligibility for a Top Secret security clearance by answering the following questions.
17 I have been charged with, convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, a felony or misdemeanor crime. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 I have been arrested, detained, or held for questioning by law enforcement officials, even if I was not charged with a crime. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19 I am a citizen of a country other than the United States. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 I have filed for bankruptcy. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
21 I have multiple overdue accounts on my credit report. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 I have not paid income taxes that I owe to the Government. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
23 I was fired from a past job. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
24 I quit a past job, knowing that I was about to be fired. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 I was disciplined multiple times in my current or past jobs for misconduct. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
26 I was dishonorably discharged from the military. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
27 I previously held a Government security clearance, and it was suspended and/or revoked. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
28 I previously applied to a Government job that required a security clearance, and I was denied a security clearance. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
If you answered “Yes” to any of the following questions, you are likely not eligible for a Top Secret security clearance, absent mitigating circumstances.
29 If you have used marijuana, did you use it in the last 3 years? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
30 Have you ever used an illegal drug while employed in a position that required a U.S. Government security clearance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, absent compelling mitigating circumstances, you are not eligible for employment with the Secret Service.
31 Based upon the above questions concerning the Secret Service’s illegal drug use policy, I am eligible for employment with the Secret Service. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
32 If I receive a conditional offer of employment, I am willing to undergo a pre-employment urinalysis. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No