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Specialized experience includes working with retailers and providing customer service related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program AND processing AD-700s and/or working with procurement systems.

* 1.Will you have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement working with retailers and providing customer service related to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: 1.Please give the dates/resume reference when you gained this experience.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 2.Will you have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement processing AD-700s and/or working with procurement systems?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: 1.Please give the dates/resume reference when you gained this experience.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


* 3.Which statement best describes your experience/education reviewing correspondence such as memos, letters and other similar documents for accuracy in format, grammar, and spelling and adherence to program policies and procedures?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees/assistants, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 4.Have you received requests for information about Federal nutrition assistance programs, via the telephone, email, or in person, and clearly and accurately relayed the request to the appropriate staff member or office?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Which statement best describes your experience/education researching and analyzing program data and creating charts, reports, or correspondence based on that information?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees/assistants, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 6.Have you monitored timelines of assignments and notified supervisor of issues with pending assignments?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Which statement best describes your experience/education using automated tracking systems to track items such as records, supplies, or correspondence pertaining to a Federal nutrition assistance program?
  1. I have education or training on performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  2. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was closely monitored by either a supervisor or by a senior employee in order to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  3. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without direction by a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have led or overseen the performance of this task by lower level employees/assistants, and/or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to guide them in performing this task because of my expertise.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 8.Have you prepared travel vouchers?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Have you worked with WebTA and processed timesheets?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Which answer best describes your use of Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, or other comparable word processing software to produce a variety of written documents?
  1. I have used a wide variety of special features in word processing software including inserting and designing tables, borders and shading and adding formulas to documents.
  2. I have used basic features in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or other comparable word processing software to create and format simple documents.
  3. I have had training in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or other comparable word processing software, but have not yet used it as a part of my job.
  4. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 11.Have you used various software to create tables, charts, and/or graphic presentations?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.Have you utilized computers to produce spreadsheets?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Which answer best describes your use of automated software features for e-mail, distribution lists, public folders, task lists, and labels?
  1. I have used advance features in calendar and developed distribution lists, labels, public folders and task lists in Outlook or other comparable email/calendar software.
  2. I have used basic features in Outlook or other comparable email/calendar software to send emails and schedule appointments.
  3. I have had training on Outlook or other comparable email/calendar software, but have not yet used it as part of my job.
  4. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 14.Reminder: In addition to this questionnaire, you must also submit all information/documents applicable to you as described in the vacancy announcement under "Required Documents." Please read the vacancy announcement carefully. Also please follow the online instructions carefully for submitting documents and check your account to confirm the documents are received in the online hiring system prior to the closing date. If all the required information is not submitted, you will be found ineligible for this position.
  1. OK


* 15.I am providing, for this vacancy, a copy of my annual performance appraisal that has been signed and dated within the last 18 months and shows my final rating. I understand that I can either upload or fax this document through the system at the end of this process.
  1. Yes
  2. No

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please clearly explain below why you are unable to provide a performance appraisal (i.e., your current employer does not provide them, you have not received one, etc.) Failure to provide a performance appraisal or an explanation why one is not being provided will result in a determination of an incomplete application and ineligibility for consideration for this vacancy.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 16.How did you learn about this position?
  1. Agency Internet Site recruitment.
  2. Private Employment Web Site.
  3. Other Internet Site.
  4. Poster.
  5. Newspaper.
  6. Magazine.
  7. TV/Radio.
  8. Student association.
  9. Private Employment Office.
  10. State Employment Office.
  11. Federal, state, or local Job Information Center.
  12. Agency Human Resources Department (bulletin board or other announcement).
  13. Agency or other Federal government on campus.
  14. Religious organization.
  15. School or college counselor or other official.
  16. Job Fair.
  17. Friend or relative working for this agency.
  18. State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency.
  19. Professional organization or publication.
  20. Other.


* 17.Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government?
  1. Yes
  2. No






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