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Grade: 12
* 1.GS-12 - Choose one answer that best describes your experience.
  1. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not meet the requirement as described above.


Grade: 13
* 1.GS-13 - Choose one answer that best describes your experience.
  1. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not meet the requirement as described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Have you worked on a project in a foreign country that had strong political groups suspicious of the intentions of the United States?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Have you made recommendations that had a serious effect upon a foreign country`s economic development and United States policies?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.I have experience negotiating with representatives of international fiscal agencies.
  1. True
  2. False


* 4.I have experience negotiating with representatives of United States fiscal agencies.
  1. True
  2. False


* 5.Have you mediated discrepancies related to the development of an economic assistance program?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.With which stakeholders have you collaborated?
  1. Private organizations
  2. Hot' country officials
  3. Government agencies
  4. Bilateral donors
  5. Multilateral donors
  6. Contractors
  7. Defense officials
  8. International fiscal representatives
  9. None of the above


* 7.Have you orally defended an organization`s or agency`s position on a highly sensitive issue?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Have you worked as part of a team to analyze and determine a foreign country's development objectives?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.I have reviewed, formulated, and evaluated a foreign country's total assistance programs.
  1. True
  2. False


* 10.Have you been responsible for ensuring that United States policy and mission objectives and/or priorities align with a developing country`s needs?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Which activities have you performed related to foreign economic assistance programs undertaken by the United States?
  1. Provided advice or recommendations for an economic assistance program
  2. Administered an economic assistance program
  3. Supervised the administration of an economic assistance program
  4. Performed research on an economic assistance program
  5. Planned the implementation of an economic assistance program
  6. Developed an economic assistance program
  7. None of the above


* 12.Have you been responsible for recommending resources to support a project that had high visibility or that was of a sensitive nature?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.In which areas have you performed research related to a foreign country?
  1. Economic conditions
  2. Social conditions
  3. Cultural conditions
  4. Political conditions
  5. None of the above


* 14.I have prepared scopes of work for interrelated programs for an agency or organization.
  1. True
  2. False


* 15.Have you written justifications, analyses, or reports on a foreign country`s economic assistance program because of the unusual and widespread interest?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Have you worked with others to develop policies related to a program that had an international influence?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 17.Have you worked with others to write program guidance related to a program that had an international influence?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Which products have you written on a regular and recurring basis?
  1. Position papers
  2. Proposals
  3. Congressional notifications
  4. Memos
  5. Letters
  6. Reports
  7. None of the above


* 19.Have you drafted a policy for a stabilization program or project?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 20.I have drafted programming guidance for a stabilization program or project.
  1. True
  2. False






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