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1. From the descriptions below, select the response which best describes your experience which meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for the position of a Program Analyst, GS-0343-7.
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.
2. Review and evaluate proposed changes in mission, operating procedures and delegations of authority affecting program operations.
3. Responsible for continuous learning and gaining experience in the fundamentals, concepts, principles, practices and procedures of program analysis work.
4. Participate in determining the need for work standards and control systems.
5. Use established methods, techniques, and precedents such as questionnaires to find issues from studies.
6. Gather and organize narrative and statistical information.
7. Review programs to identify problems in duplication, overlapping and continued need.
8. Perform program analysis of assignments that are developmental and recurring in nature.
9. Analyze and prepare program status reports for review at all levels.
10. Prepare draft of recommendations for modifying revising or implementing procedures to improve the quality of program operations.
11. Review both program operational plans and current incoming work projects.
12. Participate in discussions, meetings, conferences and conference calls with agency administrative and senior subject matter expert.
13. Respond to formal contacts and provide guidance and direction concerning management of contract information.