Vacancy ID: 810659   Announcement Number: SW34701-05-810659QH526896-P   USAJOBS Control Number: 335699700

Occupational/Assessment Questions:


1. Are you currently accepted for enrollment or are you enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) at least half-time (as defined by the educational institution) in a qualifying educational institution (high school; 4-year college/university; community college; junior college; professional, technical, vocational, or trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institutions)? (Note: You must provide acceptable documentation of your appointment eligibility by providing proof of enrollment, in the form of letters, records or statements issued from a high school, vocational institution, college, or university, with your completed application. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for consideration.)

A. Yes
B. No


2. From the responses below, select ONE response that best describes how you meet the area of consideration for this position.

A. I am currently residing in Monterey County.
B. I am currently accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational institution located in Monterey County.
C. I am currently enrolled in a qualifying educational institution located in Monterey County.
D. I do not meet any of the options above.


3. From the descriptions below, select the response that best describes your reliability and dependability:

A. I have received commendations for my work performance on a job, in school, in Armed Forces, in Job Corps, etc.
B. I have received better than average school grade or job appraisals.
C. My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.


For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume. Any skill you indicate you have experience with must be specifically included in a work/experience block on your resume otherwise, you may receive a lowered or ineligible rating.

A- I know little or nothing about this, but I am willing to learn.
B- I have limited experience or have had training in this task.
C- I have performed this task on the job, but I have been closely supervised in this task.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of my job under normal supervision.
E- I have performed this task and is normally consulted by other workers to assist them in doing the task.

4. Lift and carry heavy tools or equipment up to 50 pounds without any work related accident as a regular part of a job.

5. Lift and carry heavy tools up to 50 pounds (i.e. axes, picks, sledgehammers) to perform duties such as yard/ground maintenance, wood/machine shops, food service (moving large mixing or baking equipment), automotive/mechanic machines/instruments, etc.

6. Operate gas powered machinery or equipment (i.e. gas powered chainsaws, weed eaters, brush cutters) to ground maintenance tasks.

7. Operate tools and equipment to perform yard/ground maintenance duties on grades or slopes in varied extreme weather conditions (i.e. rain, snow, cold, wind).


8. Carry out a single instruction after it is explained to complete a task.

9. Follow routine instructions to perform simple tasks (some tasks may require several steps.)

10. Follow specific instructions to complete new or revised assignments.

11. Follow written directions to complete tasks.


12. Use a variety of tools/equipment to perform maintenance and/or upkeep duties without accident/injury.

13. Follow safety procedures in performing work related tasks.

14. Keep work areas clean and safe (i.e. cleans shop, office, vehicle and/or spaces).

15. Wear personnel protection clothing or equipment to perform trades related tasks.


16. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. YES, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. NO, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.