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Grade: 03

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1 ZA-III: Do you have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the ZA-II or GS-09 in the Federal service, or a PhD or equivalent or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, if related, or a combination of education and experience. (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 The U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM's) current policy requires the review of all competitive and non-political excepted service appointment actions that involve the appointment or conversion of a current or former political appointee, Schedule C employee, or Noncareer SES member. A former or recent political appointee is someone who held a political appointment within the previous five-year period. Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Select from the following the laws and regulations applicable to the field of personnel security in which you have expert knowledge of and experience executing. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Executive Order 10450, or state/corporate hiring policies and regulations for investigative processing
  • Executive Order 12968 or regulations within private industry directly related to safeguarding classified information
  • Privacy Act
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Bankruptcy, 11 USC 525
  • None of the above
4 Select from the following those in which you have demonstrated experience in executing in accordance with personnel security-related regulations, including those cited above. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Initiating personnel security clearance access eligibility cases
  • Documenting access to National Security Information
  • Processing requests for personnel security investigations
  • Interviewing applicants and employees concerning required investigative information
  • Evaluating reports of investigations, personnel files, and other records
  • Providing guidance and assistance in preparation of electronic investigation questionnaires
  • None of the above
5 Do you have demonstrated experience performing personnel security adjudications in an office equivalent to a Central Adjudication Facility (CAF) or a Headquarters Personnel Security Office, where the final determination of granting, denying, and/or revoking a national security clearance resided in your immediate area? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 If you selected yes to the above question, please provide a summary/where the information is outlined on your resume. "See resume" is not acceptable. If you selected no to the above question, please enter "N/A" for not applicable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Select from the following those communication skills/functions you have routinely and successfully applied at work. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed briefings on personnel security matters
  • Presented briefings on personnel security matters
  • Drafted reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials
  • Reviewed documents, correspondence, and reports for accuracy and adherence to policy
  • Justified decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations
  • Provided internal briefings on controversial or sensitive issues
  • None of the above
8 Please select the statement(s) which describes your experience developing, analyzing, revising and implementing security policies and other subject matter material to ensure adherence to program requirements and regulations? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have attended training that covered ensuring adherence to security program requirements and regulations.
  • I have developed security policies and other materials that ensured adherence to program requirements and regulations.
  • I have analyzed security policies and other materials that ensured adherence to program requirements and regulations.
  • I have revised security policies and other materials that ensured adherence to program requirements and regulations.
  • I have implemented security policies and other materials that ensured adherence to program requirements and regulations.
  • None of the above
9 Select from the following examples the types of security-related documents you have authored, revised, or edited: Answer to this question is required
  • Briefings
  • Memoranda
  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • White Papers
  • Assessments
  • None of the Above
10 For informational purposes only, select from the following those in which you have experience and/or training as it relates to contracting oversight. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level I
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level II
  • I am certified as a FAC-COR Level III
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level I, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level II, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • I am not currently certified as a FAC-COR Level III, but I have been within the last 5 years
  • None of the above
11 Please certify that you have accurately and truthfully represented your level of work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and/or education when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
  • I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for the position.
12 Do you authorize the bureau to share your application for other similar positions in which you qualify? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Applicants may check the status of their application by accessing the Department of Commerce (QuickHire), Applicant Site at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov