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Grade: 03

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1 In addition to the education requirement, you must have 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower band level, or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service, which has equipped the applicant with the skills and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing consultative research services relating to information sources in one or more areas of agency interest (e.g. law, legislative activity and procedures, accounting and finance, economics, health service, national defense, and/or natural resources); developing written guidelines, training guides, or other web-based resources; delivering library-related training; and evaluating and acquiring electronic resources in support of research.   Do you meet this requirement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Maximum length of 6000 characters.
  • No
2 In addition to the specialized experience, you must also meet the education and/or experience requirements for the librarian series 1410.  Please select the answer that describes how you meet this requirement. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree.
  • I have a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
  • I do not meet the requirements as stated above.
3 This position requires thorough knowledge of and experience in the use of both commercial and publicly available electronic information systems to search and obtain data and information from these systems. Please select the statement that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience designing and executing searches using a variety of electronic retrieval systems and resources across a wide variety of subject matters.
  • I have experience designing and executing complex searches using a variety of electronic retrieval systems and resources across a wide variety of subject matters; and developing search techniques for use by other staff.
  • I have experience executing searches using a variety of electronic retrieval systems and resources in one or two disciplines.
  • I do not have any of the experience described above.
4 Provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Maximum length of 6000 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Written communication skills are integral to the work of this position. You must have experience communicating effectively in writing in order to prepare clear, well-organize and understandable written products. Please select the statement that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing for review a variety of technical products including responses to reference and research requests, document research strategies, training materials, reports and/or content for intranet resources.
  • I have experience preparing some technical products, such as responses to reference and research requests, document research strategies, and training materials.
  • I have extensive experience independently developing a variety of technical products including responses to reference and research requests, document research strategies, training materials, reports and content for intranet resources.
  • I do not have any of the experience described above.
6 Oral communication skills are paramount to this position. Applicants must have skill in oral communication to interact effectively with all levels of staff and with other users to plan and coordinate work efforts, discuss and determine appropriate research strategies, solve operating problems, or to provide advice to managers and clientele on library services. Choose all that are true of your background. Answer to this question is required
  • I have regularly provided information, including research results, to others on a one-to-one basis.
  • I have resolved issues or conflicts with others to achieve positive outcomes.
  • I have given oral presentations that are primarily informational in nature and concern subjects that are not sensitive and controversial.
  • I have coordinated project and work activities with associates in my work unit or in an academic setting.
  • I have explained specialized or technical information to individuals or groups with varying backgrounds.
  • I have collaborated with others to determine research needs and strategies.
  • None of the above.
7 The work of this position involves managing multiple assignments, conflicting priorities, and multi-tasking, all while maintaining good customer service and meeting various deadlines. Select the ONE answer that best describes your experience and background. Answer to this question is required
  • I have demonstrated experience working effectively under pressure where fluctuating deadlines and priorities often occur, while maintaining a customer service focus, meeting competing deadlines, and solving program issues concurrently.
  • I have demonstrated experience working effectively under pressure to complete accurate, timely, and technically sound data while providing quality customer service and meeting deadlines.
  • I have demonstrated experience in accomplishing tasks while maintaining quality customer service.
  • I have demonstrated experience in accomplishing tasks; however customer service has not been a requirement.
  • I have none of the above.
8 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information in and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information I give may be investigated. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No