Pathways Recent Graduate Technical Information Specialist


Vacancy ID: 843783   Announcement Number: DTIC-843783-13PB   USAJOBS Control Number: 337908300

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Vacancy Identification Number is: 843783
1. Title of Job

Pathways Recent Graduate Program Analyst
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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8. Other Information

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10. Lowest Grade

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09

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12. Special Knowledge

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Pathways Recent Graduate Program Analyst

21. Geographic Availability

511001059 Fort Belvoir, VA

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the statements below, select the letter that describes your educational background. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICAL TRANSCRIPTS; FAILURE TO PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS MAY RENDER YOU INELIGIBLE FOR THE POSITION.

A. I have received my degree or certificate of completion within the past two years from an accredited technical or vocational school, 2-year or 4-year college or university, a graduate or professional school, or a post-secondary home school curriculum. NOTE: Students who are within 9 months of graduating from date of application may apply with submitted unofficial transcripts and enrollment verification.
B. I am a veteran who has received my degree or certificate of completion within the past six years from an accredited technical or vocational school, 2-year or 4-year college or university, a graduate or professional school, or a post-secondary home school curriculum. NOTE: Students who are within 9 months of graduating from date of application may apply with submitted unofficial transcripts and enrollment verification.
C. My education is not reflected in any of the above statements.

2. I am a Veteran of the United States Armed Forces.

A. Yes
B. No

3. This position requires the selectee to sign a Recent Graduate Program Participant Agreement that states the internship period, work schedule, position information, developmental assignments and program requirements. I am willing to sign the Agreement.

A. Yes
B. No

4. Please select the response below that reflects your education and/or experience that meets the basic requirement for the Technical Information Specialist, GS-1412 series.

A. I have a full 4 year course of study that meets all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with major study in the subject matter field of the position to be filled. Major field of study may include librarian, archival, Physical or Social Sciences disciplines, or other subject-matter related field.
B. Four years of experience that provided a knowledge of the basic principles, theories, practices, techniques, and terminology of a discipline or subject-matter field; an understanding of the standard methods, procedures, and techniques of research and analysis in the subject-matter field; and where appropriate, ability to read and comprehend non technical material in one or more foreign languages. Such experience must have been equivalent to that which would have been gained through a four-year college curriculum.
C. A combination of education and experience as described above.
D. My experience and education are not reflected in the above statements.

Respond to the following question; choose the response that best represents your highest level of experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. (NOTE: This same experience must be well described in the resume that you submit in addition to answering this Questionnaire. Failure to adequately support your answers to this questionnaire within your submitted resume may result in an Ineligible rating.) FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

5. From the descriptions below, select the letter that best corresponds to the highest level of education and/or experience that you fully possess and demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Technical Information Specialist at the GS-07 grade level.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in Federal Service or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-05 if outside the Federal Service searching databases and/or using search engines.
B. I have successfully completed, or expect to complete within 9 months, one full year of graduate level education in a field directly related to the position. (One full year of graduate education is the number of hours the school determines to equal one year. If this information is unavailable, 18 semester hours will be used as the standard.) NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
C. I do not possess the full amounts of experience and education as are described in A and B above. However, I have a percentage of the education and experience which when combined totals 100% of the necessary education and experience to qualify for this position. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
D. I have successfully completed all of the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and claim eligibility for superior academic achievement based on one of the following: a grade point average of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, class standing in the upper third of my graduating class or major subdivision, or membership in a national scholastic honor society. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
E. My education or experiences are not reflected in any of the above statements.

6. From the descriptions below, select the letter that best corresponds to the highest level of education and/or experience that you fully possess and demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Technical Information Specialist at the GS-09 grade level.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in Federal Service or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-07 if outside the Federal Service searching databases in a broad range of disciplines and experience in using collaborative tools.
B. I have a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
C. I have a combination of progressively higher level graduate education leading towards a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree and work experience described in "A." NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
D. I do not possess the education or experience requirements mentioned above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience, education and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task, but I am willing to learn.
B- Reading/personal interest
C- On-the-job experience
D- Non-academic training courses
E- Undergraduate coursework
F- Graduate coursework

7. Uses the Internet to find information such as proper organizational names or supplemental information on a variety of topics.

8. Employs online databases to find other instances of research by person or organization to use as a reference.

9. Applies a broad knowledge of subject fields, and techniques, methods, sources, and procedures to perform bibliographic analysis.

10. Uses social/collaborative tools to share scientific and technical information.

11. Prepares appropriate responses to research questions in writing or orally.

12. Evaluates inquiries and data requests to define specific needs communicating directly with the customer to clarify information requirements.

13. Documents results in a structure that can be easily shared.

14. Understands security, public release and export control requirements.

15. Represents organization at meetings and technical conferences to provide information.

16. Meets with Agency staff, management, customers, and others to provide information.

17. Asks questions to obtain information necessary to solve customer problems.

18. Persuades others to take a particular course of action and accept findings.

19. Creates detailed reports and findings with recommendations.

20. Identifies and analyzes issues and provides recommendations for operational improvement.

21. Conducts studies and surveys, analyzes findings, and makes recommendations that support the assigned mission.

22. Analyzes variables and develops new approaches to previously unresolved problems.

23. As previously explained, your responses in this assessment questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents (e.g. resume) you submit. Ensure that your resume accurately describes the level of education and/or experience claimed in the assessment questionnaire.

Please take this opportunity to review your assessment questionnaire responses to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:

1. Understand this information
2. Have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and
3. Verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

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 and/or later steps in the selection process do 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.