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* 1.Are you a current FEMA employee, serving under a temporary 120 day Limited Employee Appointment Personnel (LEAP) appointment, effective December 30, 2012?
  1. Yes
  2. No


In order to be hired for this position, applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use of or possession of drugs.

* 2.Are you willing to undergo a background investigation?
  1. Yes
  2. No


This position requires the ability to deploy with little or no advance notice to anywhere in the United States or its territories for an extended period of time.

* 3.Are you available to deploy on 24 hour notice at all times (minimum of 305 days per year) unless on pre-approved Reservist (unpaid) leave (up to 60 days per year).
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Are you willing to work in excess of eight hours a day or in excess of 40 hours in a given week, including weekends and holidays, and under stressful, physically demanding, and austere conditions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.I understand that availability for deployment does not guarantee that I will be deployed.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.I understand that Reservist employees are compensated only when deployed.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Do you have working knowledge or experience in FEMA programs, including identifying and referring disaster survivors to services needed to assist during disaster recovery?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Do you have basic computer software skills such as knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet browsers?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.From the list below, select the software with which you have experience (Select all that apply).
    1. Microsoft Outlook
    2. Microsoft Word
    3. Microsoft Excel
    4. Internet Explorer
    5. Adobe Acrobat
  2. No


* 9.Do you have the ability to adapt to unusual and sometimes stressful situations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Do you have the ability to lift and move heavy items (25 lbs), stand for prolonged periods on concrete floors and walk for long periods over rough and uneven terrain-working outdoors in adverse weather conditions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.From the list below, select the response that best describes your education, training or experience in establishing and maintaining liaison with a variety of individuals and communities.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 12.Select the statement that best describes your communication skills as part of jobs you have held.
  1. I have verbally communicated with individuals at work to exchange factual information and/or develop work relationships.
  2. I have verbally communicated at work with individuals within the organization to exchange and clarify factual information, answer questions, and explain work operations.
  3. I have verbally communicated at work with individuals within and outside the organization, including the general public, to exchange and clarify factual information, answer questions, and explain work operations.
  4. I have verbally communicated with individuals at various levels of authority within and outside the organization explaining complex information and resolving problems that required an in-depth knowledge of the program activities of the organization.
  5. I have verbally communicated with individuals at various levels of authority within and outside the organization explaining complex information and resolving problems that required an in-depth knowledge of the program activities of the organization. I have also made verbal presentations to groups within or outside my work environment.
  6. None of the above.


* 13.From the list below select the response that best describes your experience in establishing schedules and deadlines.
  1. Followed a schedule of work activities determined by my supervisor
  2. Independently scheduled my work to meet required deadlines
  3. Scheduled my work activities and that of other technical and support staff to meet required deadlines
  4. Established deadlines and scheduled my work and that of subordinate technical and support staff to meet those deadlines
  5. None of the above.


* 14.From the list below, select the mobile technologies devices you have experience using. (Please select all that apply).
  1. I have no experience using mobile technology devices
  2. Safe use of mobile GPS for vehicle use
  3. Blackberry or Smartphone
  4. Mobile wireless device (tethered) to laptop
  5. IPAD


* 15.From the list below, select the response that best describes your education and/or experience gathering and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and devising solutions for various issues.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 16.From the list below, select the response that best describes your education and/or experience developing written statements to convey information concerning various programs to public groups having diverse levels of background.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 them in doing this task because of my expertise.


* 17.From the list below, select the response that best describes your education, training or experience identifying and referring disaster victims to services needed to assist during disaster recovery.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 them in doing this task because of my expertise.






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