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1. From the descriptions below, select the one response which best describes your experience which meet the Qualification Requirements for Policy Analyst, GS-0301-14.
In this section, you are asked to evaluate yourself on task items using the scale provided. When marking your ratings, please do not overstate or understate your level of experience or capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. Do not give yourself credit for having performed tasks you have not performed. Additional steps in the selection process are designed to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from employment with the organization.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
2. Identify, assess, and recommend improvements (scientific, regulatory, or administrative) to issues that impact the review and approval of new animal drugs.
3. Use innovative strategies to resolve scientific or regulatory issues.
4. Recognize, and act on, the need for broad perspectives to resolve issues of an ambiguous scientific or legal nature.
5. Work effectively as a member of a diversely-talented team to achieve common objectives.
6. Work to implement and support leadership decisions.
7. Understand and apply the principles of scientific methodology.
8. Understand the impact experimental design, test system (animal) selection, analytical technique, and statistical analyses can have on the interpretation experimental and observational studies.
9. Understand the application of science within a regulatory or legal context.
10. Appropriately interpret and apply statutory and regulatory requirements in the context of new animal drug review processes.
11. Analyze and interpret the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and related statutes, as a basis to revise existing, or develop new, regulations and guidance documents.
12. Produce work products on a timely basis, even in the presence of minimal or ambiguous information or on controversial topics.
13. Review documents for adherence to policy, accuracy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
14. Serve on panels, committees, or task forces on technical, programmatic, and/or professional issues with impact to the organization.