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1. Choose one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for Consumer Safety Technician (OA), GS-0303-05.A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience maintaining an automated document tracking system; gathering information for evaluation; utilizing a personal computer and a variety of software applications and performing administrative office duties.
2. Choose one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for Consumer Safety Technician (OA), GS-0303-06.A. Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience maintaining an automated document tracking system; gathering information for evaluation; utilizing a personal computer and a variety of software applications; performing administrative office duties and experience conducting fact-finding, problem analysis and problem solving task.
3. Can you type at least 40 words per minute with three or fewer errors based on a five (5) minute sample?A. Yes
4. Do you possess experience and/or training using a personal computer and a variety of software to perform word-processing and database management?A. Yes
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.
5. Develop, compile, interpret, monitor and evaluate information/data from various sources taking appropriate action or making recommendations as necessary.
6. Develop methods and procedures for office automation tasks by identifying work simplification applications, and solves problems in existing methods or procedures.
7. Schedules and maintains appointment calendars.
8. Monitors and screens incoming and outgoing correspondence and action documents.
9. Proofread correspondence for content, grammar and format.
10. Receives and determines disposition of telephone call and visitors.
11. Research, compile and assemble background information in advance of important meetings, conferences, discussions, and other events.
12. Perform logistical coordination for meetings, conferences, etc by acquiring conference rooms, video equipment, auto visuals aids, conference phones, etc.Bottom of Form
13. Enter and retrieve information from a variety of systems preparing reports and spreadsheets as required.
14. Develop tracking system for office correspondence to ensure deadlines are met.
15. Conduct studies of existing procedures and makes recommendations or independently revises and develops alternative procedures.
16. Perform an analysis of designated segments of work and initiates action as appropriate.
17. Prepare appropriate forms and paperwork as required upon completion of the sample collection.
18. Create and/or edits letters, memorandums and reports.
19. Respond to request for information and/or data providing status, advice and materials to various internal components and external organizations.
20. Train others in the conduct of staff support work in technical areas providing advice and guidance.
21. Communicate with supervisors, co-workers, visitors and customers concerning related policies, practices, procedures and precedent guidelines.
22. Respond to request for information and/or data providing status.