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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Regulatory Counsel GS-301-13.A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, implementing statutes and regulations in a regulatory process environment; evaluating regulatory data and making recommendations that are consistent with policies and law; writing policy, draft summaries, briefing materials; and developing and implementing effective strategic changes to improve processes and procedures.
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.
2. Assists in leading an organization's rulemaking and guidance development activities.
3. Develop regulatory documents consistent with all applicable laws and policies.
4. Collaborate with other offices to plan for and develop effective regulatory programs.
5. Review, summarize, and draft responses to public comments received on proposed regulations.
6. Provide technical advice and guidance to others in the area of regulatory expertise.
7. Serve as an expert concerning an organization's statutes and regulations.
8. Make oral presentations explaining the substance and procedures involved in regulation and guidance development.
9. Consult with staff at all levels to resolve disagreements.
10. Resolve disagreements through the use of decision memoranda or through meetings.
11. Articulate policy consensus reached through this process.
12. Develop and draft a wide range of regulatory and policy documents.
13. Prepare, clear and final organization responses to inquiries.
14. Review work of other draft preparers for quality and quantity.
15. Draft regulations and guidance documents that are clear, well written, and based on an adequate administrative record.
16. Draft regulatory documents that follow Federal Register format and comply with all applicable legal requirements and policies.