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Grade: 02

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Grade: All Grades

1 Are you a current PERMANENT full-time or part-time Federal employee working for the U.S. Government Accountability Office? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 You must have at least 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower band or level equivalent to the GS-11 in the federal service, or comparable private/public sector experience which has equipped you with the skills and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as experience in a position in which writing and editing are the primary focus of the job, and demonstrates advanced knowledge of grammar usage, style, and basic publication processes; and experience analyzing information to identify strengths, gaps, or problems in logical flow or other issues affecting the content and quality of written products. Do you meet this requirement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 This position provides advanced writing support for the development of a variety of complex written products, including reports, congressional testimonies, and special publications. Choose the ONE statement that best describes your writing and/or editing experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have researched and authored or substantially contributed to the writing of published reports, studies, or articles intended for a general audience.
  • I have helped others improve their writing by reviewing complex documents; recommending revisions to ensure logic, clarity, consistency, and readability; and collaborating with authors to clarify key points.
  • I have demonstrated knowledge of professional style guidelines and the ability to improve writing composition including grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and word usage.
  • I have demonstrated the ability to accurately communicate highly complex information clearly and concisely to a target audience.
  • None of the above
4 Please provide a short narrative supporting your selected statement above, including specific work experiences, complexity of projects worked on, length and depth of such work experience, and organization where this work was performed. Maximum length of 1500 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 The incumbent of this position is required to analyze information to identify strengths, gaps, problems in logical flow, or other issues that affect content and quality of written products. To what extent have you performed these functions? Choose the ONE statement that best describes your experience in this area. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing these functions.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing these functions, but have not yet performed these functions on the job.
  • I have performed these functions on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed these functions as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee.
  • These functions have been a central or major part of my work. I have performed the functions routinely, and I have trained others in performance of these functions. Others have consulted me as an expert in performing functions of this nature.
6 Please provide a short narrative supporting your selected statement above, including specific work experiences, complexity of projects worked on, length and depth of such work experience, and organization where this work was performed. Maximum length of 1500 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 This position requires the ability to clearly communicate and effectively collaborate with other GAO staff. Please choose the ONE statement that best describes your experience working with others. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked collaboratively both with individuals and as part of teams possessing varying levels of experience and abilities, including high-level managers, using my interpersonal and communication skills to obtain buy-in for my ideas.
  • I have effectively worked with individuals or groups, objectively evaluating their work, delivering constructive feedback, and providing reliable advice for improvement.
  • I have experience impartially guiding discussions among stakeholders, using a variety of approaches to build consensus on important questions and help achieve group or institutional goals.
  • I have experience working among and building productive professional relationships with groups of individuals from diverse ethnic or cultural backgrounds.
  • None of the above
8 Please provide a short narrative supporting your selected statement above, including specific work experiences, complexity of projects worked on, length and depth of such work experience, and organization where this work was performed. Maximum length of 1500 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 This position requires providing different levels of support for multiple projects, often concurrently. Please choose the ONE statement that best describes your experience planning, prioritizing, and balancing work activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently used my organizational skills and available technology to design project plans or other methods for managing work priorities and keeping projects on schedule, enabling me to meet expectations and make significant contributions to multiple concurrent assignments.
  • I have experience operating successfully in a fast-paced environment that required me to quickly adjust work activities as needed in response to changing demands or deadlines with little or no input from a supervisor.
  • I have experience collaborating with clients, team members, or supervisors as needed to balance sometimes conflicting priorities and manage expectations about my involvement in multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • I have planned and managed at least one long-term project, prioritizing and balancing work activities as needed to ensure that the project achieved desired results.
  • None of the above
10 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