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Grade: 2B

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1 1. Select the one statement that best describes the education that you possess that demonstrates the ability to perform the work of an Actuary in the federal service. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's degree that included courses in actuarial science, mathematics, relevant statistics, business, finance, economics, insurance, or computer science totaling at least 24 semester hours. This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours of mathematics that included differential and integral calculus and one or more courses in mathematics for which these calculus courses were prerequisites.
  • I possess a combination of education and experience that includes both of the following requirements: Technical work experience in actuarial support work or in mathematics; AND Completion of a minimum of 24 semester hours of courses in actuarial science, mathematics, relevant statistics, business, finance, economics, insurance, or computer science at a four year college or university. This course work must have included a minimum of 12 semester hours of mathematics that included differential and integral calculus and one or more courses in mathematics for which these calculus courses were prerequisites.
  • I do not possess the above education requirements.
2 Do you have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or other public and private sectors, which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience include experience applying actuarial science concepts, practices, and techniques to identify financial risk posed by property and casualty/general insurance programs; producing accurate work products that provide factual, analytical, and conceptual actuarial information; and presenting information to targeted audiences to ensure proper interpretation and implementation of actuarial recommendations. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Do you possess at least one of the following actuarial certifications: Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, Associate of the Society of Actuaries, Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 In which of the following actuarial practice areas do you have significant actuarial experience? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Pension
  • Property and casualty/general insurance
  • Health
  • Life
  • Other
5 If you selected "Other" please indicate the actuarial practice area where you have significant experience. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
6

Have you applied advanced actuarial science theories and techniques using appropriate quantitative techniques to produce reports and studies on property and casualty/general insurance programs?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 If you answered YES to the above question, please give the dates and resume reference when you gained this experience. Maximum length of 4000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Select the answer that best describes your experience applying actuarial techniques to calculate or determine liabilities, reserves, or costs associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education or experience related to this task(s).
  • I have some education and/or experience in this task and I can apply the task in somewhat difficult situations, however I require frequent guidance.
  • I have a moderate amount of experience in this task. I can apply the task in difficult situations, however I require occasional guidance.
  • I have considerable experience in this task. I can apply the task in considerably difficult situation, however I require no guidance.
  • I am considered an expert in this task. I can apply the task in exceptionally difficult situations. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
9 Select the answer that best describes your experience applying actuarial techniques to analyze or interpret liabilities, reserves, or costs associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education or experience related to this task(s).
  • I have some education and/or experience in this task and I can apply the task in somewhat difficult situations, however I require frequent guidance.
  • I have a moderate amount of experience in this task. I can apply the task in difficult situations, however I require occasional guidance.
  • I have considerable experience in this task. I can apply the task in considerably difficult situation, however I require no guidance
  • I am considered an expert in this task. I can apply the task in exceptionally difficult situations. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
10 Select the answer that best describes your experience applying relevant Actuarial Standards of Practice to your work. Answer to this question is required
  • I am not subject to the Actuarial Standards of Practice.
  • I have not read most of the Actuarial Standards of Practice in my practice area and rely on others in my organization to tell me what I need to do to comply.
  • I am familiar with some of the provisions of Actuarial Standards of Practice in my practice area and apply them in my work.
  • I am intimately familiar with the Actuarial Standards of Practice in my practice area and apply them in my work.
11

Select the answer that best describes your experience analyzing or assessing the quality of the data available for an actuarial assignment associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education or experience related to this task(s).
  • I have some education and/or experience in this task and I can apply the task in somewhat difficult situations, however I require frequent guidance.
  • I have a moderate amount of experience in this task. I can apply the task in difficult situations, however I require occasional guidance.
  • I have considerable experience in this task. I can apply the task in considerably difficult situation, however I require no guidance.
  • I am considered an expert in this task. I can apply the task in exceptionally difficult situations. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
12

Select the answer that best describes your experience selecting or assessing the actuarial assumptions to be used for an actuarial assignment associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education or experience related to this task(s).
  • I have some education and/or experience in this task and I can apply the task in somewhat difficult situations, however I require frequent guidance.
  • I have a moderate amount of experience in this task. I can apply the task in difficult situations, however I require occasional guidance.
  • I have considerable experience in this task. I can apply the task in considerably difficult situation, however I require no guidance.
  • I am considered an expert in this task. I can apply the task in exceptionally difficult situations. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
13

Select the answer that best describes your experience selecting or assessing the actuarial methods to be used for an actuarial assignment associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs including questions of scope and the level of technical precision.

Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education or experience related to this task(s).
  • I have some education and/or experience in this task and I can apply the task in somewhat difficult situations, however I require frequent guidance.
  • I have a moderate amount of experience in this task. I can apply the task in difficult situations, however I require occasional guidance.
  • I have considerable experience in this task. I can apply the task in considerably difficult situation, however I require no guidance.
  • I am considered an expert in this task. I can apply the task in exceptionally difficult situations. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
14

Do you have experience presenting actuarial findings and recommendations associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs to others?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 If you answered YES to the above question, please describe the extent of your experience and your approach to presenting actuarial findings and recommendations to others, including at least one example. Maximum length of 4000 characters. Answer to this question is required
16 Do you have experience in ensuring that your actuarial work products, or actuarial work products that you review, associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs, are fair, reasonable, complete, and accurate. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 If you answered Yes to the question above, please describe your approach to achieving that outcome, including at least one example. Maximum length of 5000 characters. Answer to this question is required
18

Identify what you consider to be a key public policy issue associated with property and casualty/general insurance programs. What can an actuarial perspective or actuarial analysis add to an understanding of this issue?

Maximum length of 4000 characters. Answer to this question is required
19 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