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Grade: 07

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1 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
Specialized Experience for GS-07: One year of experience at the GS-06 level, or equivalent that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Qualifying experience includes:
- Performing basic legal research of court documents or court records, tracking legal cases for a lawyer, judge or law office or in a legal environment; AND
- Maintaining an office calendar of court dates/appointments; AND
- Performing a variety of administrative support functions, such as travel, ensuring appropriate forms are completed correctly, and completing routine legal documents; AND
- Communicating professionally, both orally and in writing, with peers, management and/ or customers.
2 Select the answer that best describe your experience as it directly relates to the specialized experience statement. Carefully review your application and ensure that your response is supported by your resume. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year or more of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described above.
    2.1 Please indicate where on your resume this experience can be found. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • I do not have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described above.
3 I have used personal computers and various software applications to produce a variety of documents to include spreadsheets, reports, charts and graphs, and to enter and extract information, and to maintain databases. (Choose the statement that best describes your experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education/training or experience in performing these tasks.
  • I have education and/or training in these operations but have no experience performing them on the job.
  • I have performed these tasks on the job but under close supervision and direction.
  • I perform these functions as a routine part of my job without supervision.
  • I perform these operations routinely and instruct others in their proper application.
4 Please select all of the programs and software packages you have used to produce a variety of documents such as letters, reports, tables, etc. Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Access
  • Internet and web-based programs and databases
  • Investigative case-management program
  • None of the above.
5 I have experience using automated systems and computer databases to search for and gather records. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Which of the following documents/tasks have you created using personal computers and various software applications? Answer to this question is required
  • Spreadsheets
  • Reports
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Maintain Databases
  • None of the above.
7 Choose all applicable statements that relate to your experience with communicating in writing (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • I have proofread documents of factual data and information.
  • I have drafted widely distributed written products, such as office memos, and drafted office procedures.
  • I have written clear and effective correspondence, reports, and other written materials for an intended audience.
  • I have drafted correspondence to external parties.
  • I have independently responded to non-controversial requests or inquiries.
  • I have prepared materials conveying programmatic requirements.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
8 This position is responsible for communicating a variety of issues on an interpersonal level. Please Indicate which of the following types of interpersonal communication duties you have performed as a regular part of a job by selecting the appropriate statement(s). (Select all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Briefed management/customers on office policy procedures.
  • Facilitated coordination of efforts between organizational entities.
  • Acted as organizational representative.
  • Served on panels, committees, or task forces on programmatic and/ or operational issues.
  • Regularly consulted by others on technical, programmatic, and/or operational issues.
  • None of the above.
9 Select the statement that best describes your experience multi-tasking in an ever-changing environment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience working on multiple assignments at one time and reprioritizing as unexpected issues arose.
  • I have experience adapting to unforeseen problems/requests.
  • I have experience working on multiple assignments at one time.
  • None of the above.
10 Choose all the following statements that apply to your experience to providing administrative support. Answer to this question is required
  • Screen telephone calls.
  • Receive, review and/or control all incoming mail.
  • Maintain records and files according to established policy.
  • Prepare, organize and/or maintain travel records.
  • Prepare general budget or similar reports.
  • Manage office purchases of services and supplies.
  • Prepare time and attendance reports.
  • Handle personal conflicts within the office and without outside parties.
  • Manage the Time and Attendance for the Office.
  • Procurement of goods and services for an office.
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following legal assistant duties or procedures do you have experience with (Select all that apply): Answer to this question is required
  • Preparing statistical reports and documents.
  • Reviewing files to determine the number of citations and amount of penalties.
  • Tracking cases
  • Preparing reports and keeping accurate information for the judge.
  • None of the above.
12 Do you have experience with any of the following legal assistant duties or procedures: Answer to this question is required
  • Preparing statistical reports and documents.
  • Reviewing a file to determine the number of citations and amount of penalties.
  • Tracking cases.
  • Preparing reports and keeping accurate information for a judge.
  • None of the above.