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Grade: All Grades
* 1.Select the statement below that best describes your experience and/or education.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal Service that includes experience such as: coordinating and leading public tours; project management; maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues, the public, congressional staff and representatives of the tour and travel industry; operating a visitors center; communicating effectively both orally and in writing; communicating policy and procedures to the public; participating at expos, forums with the purpose of educating stakeholders about the program; writing and reporting results; crisis communication; and understanding of basic contract regulations.
  2. I have a master’s or equivalent degree or 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D, if related.
  3. I have a combination of experience and education listed above.
  4. I do not have the education and/or experience described in A or B above.


* 2.Coordinate team or group activities providing direction to the tour staff.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 3.Coordinate congressional/VIP tours for high level officials.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 4.Conduct presentations to various internal and external groups informing them of programs, objectives, and activities.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 5.Recommend and coordinate outreach activities associated with congressional tour programs.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 6.Provide briefings to management and suggest changes to tour programs.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 7.Research, recommend, and prepare visitor communication plans and submit plans to senior management.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 8.Maintain physical, technical, and visual elements associated with tour areas.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 9.Assist with the development of written content for use in promotional materials such as websites, brochures, and fact sheets.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 10.Promote programs participating at conferences, expos, and meetings organized by local governments and businesses.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 11.Respond to queries via telephone and mail coordinating replies based on program policies.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 12.Resolve issues involving audio equipment.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 13.Use software to produce documents and reports to create tables and spreadsheets.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 14.Conduct research and submit survey results.
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.


* 15.Serve as a contracting officer technical representative
  1. I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had training or education directly related to this task, but I have not performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under the direction of a supervisor or other employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task on the job independently, with only general review by a supervisor.
  5. I have served as a technical expert on this task, providing guidance or supervision to others because of my background.






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