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Specialized experience is one year of experience which includes: Experience researching projects related to farm to school initiatives where you had primary responsibility for collecting and analyzing data related to farm to school programming; working with programs or services directly relevant to local and regional food system theory and practice; creating white papers or summary reports related to local or regional food systems; researching regulations and policies related to local and regional food systems; providing oral presentations to a large audience; and managing large amounts of data; proficient with database management.

* 1.Which of the following best describes your specialized experience/education for this position?
  1. I have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the as described above.

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please indicate where in your resume this experience was gained, by indicating the date(s) and name(s) of employer(s) and/or education.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. I have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or JD in a related field.
  3. I have a combination of the education and specialized experience described that has equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work.
  4. I have none of the above.


* 2.Do you have experience researching projects related to farm to school initiatives where you had primary responsibility for collecting and analyzing data related to farm to school programming?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Do you have experience working with programs or services directly relevant to local and regional food system theory and practice?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Do you have experience creating white papers or summary reports related to local or regional food systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Do you have experience researching regulations and policies related to local and regional food systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Do you have experience providing oral presentations to a large audience?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Do you have experience managing large amounts of data; proficient with database management?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your eligibility for the Recent Graduate Pathway Program. Select only one answer.
  1. I have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
  2. was released or discharged from active duty within the previous two years, where I am a veteran who, due to a military service obligation, was precluded from applying for a recent graduate position during any portion of the two-year eligibility period following completion of my degree or certificate requirements, provided that not more than six years have transpired since I completed the requirements for my degree or certificate.
  3. I do not meet any of the descriptions above.


* 9.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


* 10.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.


* 11.Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government?
  1. Yes

        BRANCHED: * 1.Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  2. No


PLEASE NOTE: If you are not able to send in transcripts, you MUST include the following information to show you meet the requirements: 1. the College in which you obtained your degree, 2. the list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion. (If ANY of this information is missing, you will be found ineligible for this position)





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