Food Inspector - Full Time


Vacancy ID: 378021   Announcement Number: FI-378021   USAJOBS Control Number: 2052124

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378021
1. Title of Job

Food Inspector
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

05
07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Food Inspector

21. Geographic Availability

034 Southwest Kansas, KS
0810 Little Rock, AR
0814 Dixon, CA
0816 Eureka, CA
0829 Sonora, CA
0831 Denver, CO
0832 Deerfield Beach, FL
0833 Hialeah, FL
0834 Jacksonville, FL
0835 Pompano Beach, FL
0836 Blackshear, GA
0837 Cartersville, GA
0838 Rincon, GA
0839 Savannah, GA
0840 Boyden, IA
0841 Dows, IA
0842 Eagle Grove, IA
0843 Estherville, IA
0844 Graettinger, IA
0845 Guthrie Center, IA
0846 Harris, IA
0847 Hawarden, IA
0848 Hospers, IA
0849 Lenox, IA
0850 Malcom, IA
0851 Mason City, IA
0852 New Hampton, IA
0853 Oskaloosa, IA
0854 Rembrandt, IA
0855 Thompson, IA
0857 Chicago, IL
0858 Farina, IL
0859 Dubois, IN
0860 Francesville, IN
0861 Seymour, IN
0862 Warsaw, IN
0863 Wellington, KS
0864 Simpsonville, KY
0865 Baltimore, MD
0867 Hamtramck, MI
0868 Hillsdale, MI
0869 Ionia, MI
0878 South St Paul, MN
0879 Thief River Falls, MN
0881 Jackson, MO
0882 Marshall, MO
0883 Neosho, MO
0887 Pascagoula, MS
0890 Beaverdam, NC
0892 Bloomfield, NE
0893 Crete, NE
0894 Omaha, NE
0895 Ravenna, NE
0896 Madbury, NH
0897 Elizabeth, NJ
0898 Mullica Hill, NJ
0899 Newark, NJ
0900 Paterson, NJ
0901 Shrewsbury, NJ
0902 Woodstown, NJ
0906 Monroe, NY
0908 Thompsonville, NY
0909 Whitehall, NY
0910 Woodridge, NY
0911 Canton, OH
0912 Cincinnati, OH
0913 Harpster, OH
0914 Harrison, OH
0915 Raymond, OH
0916 West Mansfield, OH
0917 Zanesville, OH
0922 Eighty Four, PA
0925 Gilbert, PA
0926 Hamburg, PA
0927 Hazleton, PA
0929 Klingerstown, PA
0932 Saxonburg, PA
0933 Scranton, PA
0934 Spring Mills, PA
0935 Stevens, PA
0937 Naguabo, PR
0938 San Juan, PR
0939 Huron, SD
0940 Yankton, SD
0943 Del Rio, TX
0944 Devine, TX
0945 Fort Worth, TX
0946 Houston, TX
0948 Mission, TX
0949 Nacogdoches, TX
0950 Richardson, TX
0951 Stephenville, TX
0952 Waelder, TX
0954 Hinton, VA
0964 Abbeville, AL
0965 Bowling Green, OH
0967 Zolfo Springs, FL
0969 Salinas, PR
0971 Butte, MT
0972 New Rockford, ND
0973 Canaseraga, NY
0974 Rome, NY
0975 Plainville, NY
0976 East Berlin New Oxford area, PA
0977 Middleburg Mifflintown area, PA
0978 Troy Wyalsuing area, PA
0979 Lancaster area, PA
0980 Philadelphia area, PA
0981 Clinton area, NC
0982 Rockingham Lumberton area, NC
0983 Monroe Marshville area, NC
0984 Asheboro Sanford area, NC
0985 Winston Salem area, NC
0986 Greenville Gafney area, SC
0987 Greenwood Newberry area, SC
0988 Mobile Theodore area, AL
0989 Carlton Dayton area, OR
0990 Eugene Springfield area, OR
0991 Mount Vernon Stanwood area, WA
0992 Kelso Woodland area, WA
0993 Kinston FT, NC
0994 Hastings, NE
0995 Mullen, NE
0996 Aberdeen, SD
0997 Columbus, MT
0998 Kalona, IA
100 Albertville, AL
1000 Ashby, MN
1001 Buffalo Lake, MN
1002 Canyon Falls, MN
1003 North Field, MN
1004 Charles City, IA
1005 Geneseo, IL
1006 Minot, ND
101 Ashland, AL
103 Baker Hill, AL
104 Blountsville, AL
105 Boaz, AL
106 Decatur, AL
107 Dothan, AL
108 Enterprise, AL
109 Gadsden, AL
110 Jack, AL
111 Montgomery, AL
112 Russellville, AL
113 Tuscaloosa, AL
114 Union Springs, AL
126 Batesville, AR
128 Danville, AR
129 Dardanelle, AR
130 Decatur, AR
131 DeQueen, AR
133 Grannis, AR
134 Green Forest, AR
135 Hope, AR
136 Huntsville, AR
137 Nashville, AR
138 Ozark, AR
139 Pine Bluff, AR
140 Siloam Springs, AR
141 Springdale, AR
142 Waldron, AR
154 Tolleson, AZ
166 Brawley, CA
167 Chino, CA
168 Fresno area, CA
169 Livingston area, CA
171 Pico Rivera, CA
173 Stockton, CA
175 Petaluma Fulton area, CA
186 Fort Morgan, CO
187 Greeley, CO
200 Georgetown, DE
201 Harbeson, DE
202 Milford, DE
203 Millsboro, DE
204 Selbyville, DE
215 Live Oak, FL
216 Miami, FL
217 Wimauma, FL
218 Center Hill, FL
230 Athens, GA
231 Augusta, GA
232 Bethlehem, GA
233 Buena Vista, GA
234 Camilla, GA
235 Canton, GA
236 Carrollton, GA
237 Cornelia, GA
238 Cumming, GA
240 Douglas, GA
241 Ellijay, GA
242 Gainesville, GA
244 Marietta, GA
245 Moultrie, GA
246 Murrayville, GA
247 Pendergrass, GA
248 Perry, GA
249 Pine Mt Valley, GA
250 Stillmore, GA
251 Vienna, GA
275 Columbus Jctn, IA
276 Denison, IA
277 Marshalltown, IA
278 Ottumwa, IA
279 Postville, IA
280 Sioux City, IA
281 Storm Lake, IA
282 Waterloo, IA
283 West Liberty, IA
284 Des Moines, IA
285 Sioux Center, IA
286 Perry, IA
295 Nampa, ID
305 Beardstown, IL
306 Earlville, IL
307 Hillsdale, IL
308 Marengo, IL
309 Momence, IL
310 Mount Morris, IL
311 North Aurora, IL
312 Peoria, IL
313 Rantoul, IL
314 South Holland, IL
315 Monmouth, IL
325 Corydon, IN
326 Delphi, IN
327 Haubstadt, IN
328 Logansport, IN
329 Memphis, IN
330 Mentone, IN
331 Milford, IN
332 Orland, IN
333 Washington, IN
345 Arkansas City, KS
349 Holton, KS
360 Albany, KY
361 Hickory, KY
362 Louisville, KY
363 Robards, KY
364 Beaver Dam, KY
375 Arcadia, LA
376 Farmerville, LA
377 Hammond, LA
378 Natchitoches, LA
390 Cordova, MD
391 Hurlock, MD
392 Salisbury, MD
405 Detroit, MI
406 Plainwell, MI
408 Escanaba, MI
422 Fairbault, MN
423 Marshall area, MN
426 Windom area, MN
427 Cold Spring Willmar area, MN
428 Melrose Long Prairie area, MN
438 Branson, MO
439 California, MO
440 Cassville, MO
441 Dexter, MO
442 Milan, MO
443 Monett, MO
444 Noel, MO
445 Rockville, MO
446 Sedalia, MO
448 Saint Joseph, MO
449 Carthage, MO
460 Bay Springs, MS
461 Canton, MS
462 Collins, MS
463 Forest, MS
464 Hazlehurst, MS
465 Laurel, MS
466 Morton, MS
467 Moselle, MS
468 Sebastopol, MS
469 Summit, MS
470 Water Valley, MS
488 Dudley, NC
489 Lewiston, NC
493 Morganton, NC
506 Staley, NC
520 Dakota City, NE
521 David City, NE
522 Grand Island, NE
523 Lexington, NE
524 Madison, NE
526 Schuyler, NE
527 Tecumseh, NE
528 Wakefield, NE
529 Gibbon, NE
540 Norma, NJ
541 Vineland, NJ
555 South Fallsburg, NY
560 Kidron, OH
561 Sandusky, OH
562 St Henry, OH
563 Winesburg, OH
575 Broken Bow, OK
576 Guymon, OK
577 Jay, OK
590 Klamath Falls, OR
600 Fredericksburg, PA
601 Johnstown, PA
620 Aibonito, PR
630 Dillon, SC
635 Sumter, SC
636 Ward, SC
650 Sioux Falls, SD
660 Chattanooga, TN
661 Morristown, TN
662 Newbern, TN
663 Shelbyville, TN
664 Union City, TN
675 Amarillo, TX
676 Booker, TX
677 Bryan, TX
678 Cactus, TX
679 Carthage, TX
680 Center, TX
681 Corpus Christi, TX
682 Dallas, TX
683 Friona, TX
684 Gonzales, TX
685 Herford, TX
686 Lufkin, TX
687 Mineola, TX
688 Mt Pleasant, TX
689 Nixon, TX
690 Plainview, TX
691 San Angelo, TX
692 San Antonio, TX
693 Seguin, TX
694 Waco, TX
710 Hyrum, UT
711 Moroni, UT
720 Accomac Temperanceville area, VA
721 Glen Allen, VA
722 Harrisonburg area, VA
724 Smithfield, VA
743 Toppenish, WA
744 Wallula, WA
755 Abbottsford, WI
756 Arcadia, WI
757 Barron Cameron area, WI
758 Curtiss, WI
759 Green Bay, WI
760 Milwaukee area, WI
761 Norwalk, WI
920 Birdsboro, PA
999 Sturgis, SD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. How did you hear about this job?

A. From a USDA-FSIS employee (please list the name of the FSIS employee who referred you in the narrative box below. You may only list ONE employee).
B. From a College/University (please list the name of the school in the narrative box below).
C. From www.foodsafetyjobs.gov (please type 'NA' in the narrative box below).
D. From www.usajobs.gov (please type 'NA' in the narrative box below).
E. From a Magazine or Newspaper (please list the name of the Magazine or Newspaper in the narrative box below).
F. From an Employment Office of Job Center (please list the name and location in the narrative box below).
G. From another source not listed above (please list this source in the narrative box below).

Please use this area to complete question #1.

2. I have been to the internet link listed below and have viewed examples of the type of work employees perform by clicking on the various MPG Video's. http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Employees/NEOP_Food_Inspectors/index.asp

A. Yes
B. No (if you have not viewed the videos that are found by clicking on the link, please do so before completing the rest of the application).

3. If you are qualifying for this position based on education, please ensure that a copy of your official transcripts is attached.

A. I am qualifying for this position based on my education and will attach a copy of my official transcripts at the end of this assessment.
B. I am qualifying for this position based on my education, however I will not be attaching a copy of my official transcripts and therefore wish to be considered ineligible for this position (if you are qualifying for this position based on education, you must include a copy of your official transcripts).
C. I am qualifying for this position based on experience not education; therefore a copy of my official transcripts is not necessary.

4. If you are electing veteran's preference for this position based military experience, please ensure that a copy of your DD-214 and supporting documents are attached.

A. I am electing veteran’s preference for this position based on my military experience and will attach a copy of my official DD-214 and any additional supporting documents at the end of this assessment.
B. I am electing veteran’s preference for this position based on my military experience; however I am not able to submit my documents at this time. I will submit my documents as soon as I recieve them. I understand that I will not receive veteran's preference points until the required documents are submitted.
C. I am not electing veteran’s preference for this position.

5. A complete resume must be submitted in order for your answers to be verified. If your answers in this assessment can not be verified by the resume that you submit, you will be considered ineligible for this position.

A. I will submit a complete resume at the end of the assessment that fully supports the answers I have chosen in the assessment.
B. I will not submit a complete resume for this position. I understand that as a result, I will be considered ineligible for this position.

6. I have completed (or will complete within the next nine months ) a full 4 year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree in an accredited college or university, that included 12 semester hours in the biological, physical, mathematical, or agricultural sciences.Choose one answer below:

A. I have completed a four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree in an accredited college or university that included 12 semester / 18 quarter hours in the biological, physical, mathematical, or agricultural sciences and have included a copy of my official transcripts (you will be considered ineligible for the position if an official copy of your transcripts is not included in your application).
B. Within the next nine months, I will complete a four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree in an accredited college or university that includes 12 semester / 18 quarter hours in the biological, physical, mathematical, or agricultural sciences and have included a copy of my most recent transcripts (you will be considered ineligible for the position if you do not provide a copy of your most recent transcripts with your application).
C. I have a four year degree but do not have a combined total of 12 semester / 18 quarter hours in biological, physical, mathematical, or agricultural sciences. I have included a copy of my official transcripts.
D. I have formal education above high school, including semester hours in biological, physical, mathematical, or agricultural sciences, but have not completed a 4 year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree. I have included a copy of my official transcripts.
E. I have formal education above high school, though this education was outside of biological, physical, mathematical, or agricultural sciences, or I have education equivalent to a high school diploma or less.

7. I have experience working in a slaughter, processing or manufacturing plant which prepares food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, or pet food for consumption.This experience involved decision making, following instructions, disease recognition, applying, interpreting and explaining standards involving products and/or sanitation. This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed some of the functions listed above. From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.
B. I am currently working, or have previously worked as an intermittent or full time Food Inspector with USDA, FSIS. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. My duties are not specifically described above, but I have worked in a slaughter, processing or manufacturing plant. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I am currently working, or have previously worked as a State or Military Food Inspector for at least one year performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
F. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties listed above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
G. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.

8. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full time work experience working as a meat cutter/butcher that included responsibilities in areas such as sanitation, working with Federal regulations, cutting and butchering primal cuts, meeting customer standards, making product judgment determinations, and/or using formulas and recipes. This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed some of the functions listed above. From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
B. I have work experience as a meat cutter/butcher. My duties are not described above, but included work experience in the areas of hamburger grinding, deli slicing, and meat wrapping. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.

9. I have the equivalent of one year of full-time work experience in quality control or laboratory experience in an industry preparing food, beverages or drinking water, pharmaceuticals or pet food in a production environment that involved performing tests, performing HACCP or SSOP’s, analyzing and reporting results, making decisions and determinations, developing processes or formulas and assuring product standards are met. This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed any combination of the functions listed above.From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
B. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.
E. I have quality control or laboratory experience in an area other than the food industry. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.

10. I have experience working full-time for the equivalent of one year in managing/supervising staff in the food or livestock industry that demonstrates communicating job requirements, giving direction, evaluating performance, employee training, scheduling, records management, and inventory, budget or payroll responsibilities. This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed any combination of the functions listed above. From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I have one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above, and this experience was within the food or livestock industry. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
B. I have one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above, however this experience was outside of the food or livestock industry. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above, not necessarily in the food or livestock industry. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties above, not necessarily in the food or livestock industry in any industry. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.

11. I have the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in the areas of managing, handling, growing, culling or medicating animals. My experience and responsibility is with a major livestock or poultry enterprise where I managed the sanitation program for a milking parlor or monitoring and maintaining equipment used to control temperature, air quality, medications and feed for the animals and taking responsibility for sick or injured livestock.This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed any combination of the functions listed above.From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full time work experience performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
B. I have work experience as a farm hand or rancher. My duties are not specifically described above, but did include experience in the areas of tasks as clipping teeth, tattooing pig ears, helping sows farrow, checking the condition of the hog house, feeding the animals, cleaning cages, or other general farm/ranch labor. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.

12. I have worked in a commercial restaurant/kitchen as a chef/cook where my duties involved responsibility for food preparation, working from recipes using raw products, safe food handling, sanitation practices and use of judgment recognizing abnormalities in the food. This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed any combination of the functions listed above.From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.
B. I have work experience working in a commercial restaurant/kitchen. My duties are not specifically described above, but did include experience as a fast food cook, grill cook, cashier, waitress or waiter. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.

13. I have worked in a veterinary clinic as a Veterinary Technician/Assistant conducting lab tests, assessing animals, performing autopsies, monitoring animals under anesthesia or preparing them for surgery and administering medications. This experience may be from one or more positions where I have performed any combination of the functions listed above. From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I do not have training or work experience in the areas described above, but I am willing to learn.
B. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full-time work experience performing duties described above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have the equivalent of one or more years of full-time work experience in a similar clinical setting, performing duties that are not specifically listed above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have at least six months, but less than one year of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I have less than six months of full-time work experience performing the duties above. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.

14. I have the equivalent of at least one year of work experience as a regulatory federal, state or military food inspector. My duties and responsibilities involved: sanitation practices, laws, and regulations governing the food industry and processed products; product judgment determination of red meat animals, poultry, fish, seafood or egg products for human consumption; and the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and workers in the food industry.From the description below, choose one answer which best describes your experience:

A. I do not have training or work experience as a federal, state or military food inspector.
B. I have at least one year of federal, state or military regulatory food inspection experience as described above, with responsibilities involving ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection of red meat animals, poultry, fish or seafood. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
C. I have at least one year of federal, state or military regulatory food inspection experience as described above, with responsibilities for processed products involving red meat animals, poultry, fish, seafood or egg products. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
D. I have the equivalent of at least one year of full-time work experience as a USDA, Food Inspector (I have worked as a GS-5, step 2, USDA, Food Inspector). I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
E. I have regulatory food inspection work experience, but not with red meat animals, poultry, fish, seafood or egg products, however I am willing to learn. I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.
F. I have the equivalent of at least one year of full-time work experience as a USDA, Agricultural Commodity meat Grader (I have worked as a GS-5, step 2, USDA, Agricultural Commodity meat Grader). I have described this work experience in detail, in the resume I have submitted.

15. For me, deciding whether or not I have to inform my supervisor of work related issues is:

A. Easy
B. Slightly Difficult
C. Difficult
D. Very Difficult

16. Providing informal supervision to a number of different people is:

A. Easy
B. Slightly Difficult
C. Difficult
D. Very Difficult

17. I'll often make brief notes to help me recall details later.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

18. Among my coworkers I'm known as a "detail-oriented person" - someone who makes sure even the small things get done right.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

19. I always take on new assignments.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

20. I have had jobs that required me to write many memos to my supervisor.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

21. I have had several jobs that required me to make mathematical calculations.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

22. I often find that my decisions have an end result (good or bad) that I did not anticipate.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

23. I prefer to work by myself rather than in a group with other people.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

24. I would prefer a job where I have to decide what tasks should be done first.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

25. Math was my favorite subject in school.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

26. Most of my coworkers would say that I am very good at explaining things with just the right amount of detail.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

27. My coworkers sometimes ask me to check their work because they know I'm very good at catching little errors and things that may have been left out.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

28. My coworkers would say that I'm good at solving problems.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

29. My coworkers would say that, when I make a decision, I accept responsibility for its results.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

30. I've had quite a bit of experience in situations where even small errors (e.g., misreading a number could have serious consequences.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

31. My most recent supervisor would say that when I make a decision, I follow up to see how things turned out.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

32. My opinion of myself doesn't change much when people say something negative about me.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

33. My recent supervisors would say that I sometimes have to be reminded to do things that I have forgotten.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

34. My supervisors would say that I make a greater effort than most employees in learning new work methods when changes are introduced.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

35. My supervisors would say that I make the effort to learn more about my job.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

36. People have told me that I let my feelings and emotions influence my decisions too much.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

37. People I have worked with have sometimes complained about how long it takes me to make decisions.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

38. People I have worked with would say that I am good with numbers.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

39. People I work with would say that I am very flexible and can easily adapt to change.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

40. People often ask me to help them write messages or letters.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

41. There have been times recently where my supervisors returned things to me to correct small errors I had made.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

42. When I forget things, even things that are important, I don't worry about it because everyone forgets sometimes.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

43. When others challenge my opinions, I tend to assume they know more than I do.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

44. My past supervisors would say that I attend to small details that others may overlook when completing assignments.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

45. I have had jobs that required me to write several reports to my supervisor.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

46. I am willing to do the same task over and over.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

47. How important is it to you to have a clean job, where you don't get dirty?

A. Very Unimportant
B. Fairly Unimportant
C. Fairly Important
D. Very Important

48. How important is it to you to have a job where you have a good chance of getting promotions?

A. Very Unimportant
B. Fairly Unimportant
C. Fairly Important
D. Very Important

49. How important is it to you to have a job where you don't have to take on a lot of responsibility?

A. Very Unimportant
B. Fairly Unimportant
C. Fairly Important
D. Very Important

50. How important is to you to have a job that has nice friendly people at work?

A. Very Unimportant
B. Fairly Unimportant
C. Fairly Important
D. Very Important

51. How important is it to you to have a job that gives you a chance to make the world a better place?

A. Very Unimportant
B. Fairly Unimportant
C. Fairly Important
D. Very Important

52. How important is it to you to have a job where you don't have to go through a lot of "red tape" to get things done?

A. Very Unimportant
B. Fairly Unimportant
C. Fairly Important
D. Very Important

53. How many high school math courses have you passed?

A. None
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3
E. 4 or more

54. Check One:

A. I enjoy working under pressure.
B. I am willing to work under pressure.
C. I usually prefer not to work under pressure.

55. In your relations with other people do you try to:

A. please other people at any cost.
B. please other people if it doesn't go against your own feelings.
C. act according to your own feelings without regard to others feelings.

56. Would your choice of an ideal job be one which:

A. allowed a great amount of interaction with other people.
B. would require working with a small group.
C. would allow you to work closely with one other person.
D. would allow you to work by yourself.

57. How do you tend to react to an unpleasant situation?

A. Generally try to react immediately and figure out the best solution.
B. Most of the time you put off a decision for a little while so you can think it over.
C. Often want to sleep on it or put off a decision for quite a while.
D. You don't worry about it; things will take care of themselves.

58. If you have thought about something and come to a conclusion, how hard is it for someone else to change your mind?

A. Not At All
B. Somewhat
C. Quite
D. Very
E. Extremely

59. In your previous jobs, which best describes your experience?

A. Have not had previous jobs.
B. Worked under supervision but did not supervise others.
C. Worked independently with no supervision but did not supervise others.
D. Supervised one or two.
E. Supervised three or more.

60. For me, understanding and applying instructions given orally is:

A. Easy
B. Slightly Difficult
C. Difficult
D. Very Difficult

61. I often look at things and catch mistakes that others have overlooked.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

62. I can remember directions or instructions without writing them down.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

63. I can think of specific cases where I have been able to calm down others who were irate or angry about something.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

64. My coworkers would say that I do a good job at "keeping my cool" when dealing with people who are angry.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

65. My coworkers would say that, when I have the facts, I stand firm even when people disagree with me.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

66. My past supervisors would say that I tend to put off decisions that involve risk.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

67. People I have worked with would say that I am good at writing reports.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

68. People I've worked with would say that I am too cautious when making decisions.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.

69. Some of my coworkers would describe me as being rather easy to influence.

A. I do not agree with this statement at all.
B. I agree with this statement to some extent.
C. I agree with this statement quite a bit.
D. I agree with this statement to a great extent.
E. I totally agree with this statement.