Read the statements below to determine what options (001 and 002) you are eligible to apply. You must enter at least one code.
001 - Merit Promotion: I am eligible to be considered under merit promotion procedures because I am a current or former Federal employee working in a permanent competitive service position; or I am a veteran with preference; or I am a veteran who has been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service. (You must submit documentation to support your eligibility.)
002 - Noncompetitive: I am eligible to be considered under this specialty code because I meet the requirements for a noncompetitive appointment. Examples of non-competitive appointing authorities may include but not limited to: 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Persons with Disabilities (Schedule A), PHS Commissioned Officer, Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) [for positions up to the GS-11 Federal level], Peace Corps employees, current/former Federal employees who currently hold or previously held a Federal competitive position with promotion potential at or above the full performance level listed for this position, and a current Federal employee working in an excepted service position covered by an Interchange Agreement. (You must submit documentation to support your eligibility for noncompetitive appointment).
1. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-11 level.A. I possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service: conducting scientific and medical literature searches; drafting correspondence in response to external inquiries about program policies or project status; assisting with the planning of conferences or meetings; and editing documents containing technical, scientific or medical terminology.
2. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-12 level.A. I possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service, independently conducting scientific and medical literature searches; tracking project work for an office or program to ensure it is completed in accordance with established timelines; drafting correspondence in response to external inquiries about program policies or project status; assisting with the planning of conferences or meetings; scheduling meetings for management based upon a knowledge of their priorities and commitments; and editing documents containing technical, scientific or medical terminology.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Brief management on project status and/or issues encountered in project completion.
4. Track the completion of projects designated high-priority by management to ensure deadlines are met.
5. Coordinate the completion of administrative work for an office or division.
6. Coordinate the flow of correspondence in an office to ensure it is reviewed and responded to in accordance with established timelines.
7. Schedule appointments and meetings for executive-level staff based upon a knowledge of staff priorities and commitments.
8. Plan meetings or conferences, including determining which staff are required to attend.
9. Conduct research to answer inquiries received from external groups or organizations (e.g. high level officials, industry executives, and university officials).
10. Review and monitor correspondence addressed to senior management officials.
11. Distribute reports to senior management officials concerning a variety of subjects and sources.
12. Negotiate with executive personnel from outside organizations for the acceptance of new or revised administrative rules and policies.
13. Explain administrative and/or technical policies or procedures to staff.
14. Represent the organization at briefings, meetings or conferences.
15. Assemble information from various sources to create a comprehensive document or report.
16. Write correspondence answering inquiries of a non-technical nature.
17. Prepare agendas, handouts, or other documents for distribution at meetings.
18. Edit documents containing technical, scientific, or medical terminology.