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1 Select the one statement that best describes your basic requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major or equivalent in Psychology. (You must submit a copy of your transcript(s)).
  • I do not meet the basic requirement as described above.
2 This position requires 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the level of difficulty and responsibility of an NB-IV or GS-9 as defined in the vacancy announcement OR a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, from an accredited college or university OR an equivalent combination of experience and education. Please choose one answer that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the NB-IV or GS-9 level as defined in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a related field as defined in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a combination of specialized experience and education as defined in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements described above.
3

Which of the following describe your experience in applying the principles, theories and methods of personnel psychology. (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted an Occupational Study.
  • I have developed Hiring Assessments used in ranking applicants to determine the best qualified.
  • I have conducted Validation Studies.
  • I have provided Expert Testimony (e.g., EEOC Cases, Civil Court, and/or Arbitrations) in Employment Law and/or Assessment-Related Matters.
  • I have developed Competency Models.
  • I have developed Skills Gap Assessments
  • I have facilitated large panels of subject matter experts in the development of a new assessment strategy.
  • I have developed Selection assessments (e.g., interviews, simulations, etc.).
  • I have conducted Job Analyses.
  • I have authored technical reports, guides, instructional materials, etc., specific to the development and implementation of assessments.
  • None of the above. (if selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item)
4

Which of the following developmental efforts have you performed on a regular basis for an organization? (Select all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Leadership Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Management Training
  • Skills Gap Analysis
  • Developing new performance plans
  • Developing a selection system for an organization
  • Succession Planning
  • None of the above (if selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item)
5 Select the response that best describes your experience conducting applied personnel research (e.g., criterion validity studies, job analysis, adverse impact analysis, competency modeling). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
6 Select the response that best describes your experience developing personnel or organizational psychology studies with validity and reliability measurement criteria. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
7 Select the response that best describes your experience assessing organizations using organizational effectiveness surveys, focus groups, objective performance indicators or other measurement strategies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
8 Select the response that best describes your experience designing, developing, and implementing assessments used in a formal hiring and selection process. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
9 Select the response that best describes your experience evaluating applied personnel research (e.g., criterion validity studies, job analysis, adverse impact analysis, competency modeling). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
10 Select the response that best describes your experience analyzing information collected from focus groups in order to create actions plans that address areas of weakness. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
11 From the following list, which of the following types of written materials have you prepared? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Internal memos
  • Newsletters
  • Position papers
  • Research papers
  • Technical reports
  • Psychology Journals
  • None of the above (if selected, be sure this is the ONLY response selected for this item)
12 Select the response that best describes your experience preparing technical reports and/or summaries outlining evaluation findings for non-technical audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
13 Select the response that best describes your experience preparing formal presentations to senior leadership on personnel and/or organizational changes based on sound data analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
14 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001), my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 CFR, Part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding 'No' to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith and/or understand the information provided above.
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  • Yes
  • No
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