What are KSAs?
When you apply
for a Federal Government position, some Federal job announcements
require additional statements. These statements are known as
KSAs - Knowledge, Skills, and Ability statements. They also may
be called Selective Factors, Key Elements, TQs (Technical Qualification
statements), KSAOs (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics).
If they are asked for, they are required.
What Do KSAs Require?
many announcements, these questions are separate 3/4 to 2 page
answers to questions related to the job you are applying for.
Other announcements may specify other lengths - or may ask to
include answers to the KSAs in your RESUMIX resume. Some announcements
require you to cut and paste your KSA answers in an online application.
You will need to read each announcement carefully for the requirements.
We can help you to read these announcements to determine what
How Do You Answer
KSAs can be
difficult questions to answer. Each KSA will be graded from 5
to 20 points per answer - and are critical in being ranked as
"qualified" or "best qualified". We offer
our expertise in writing these statements, highlighting your
experience to ensure maximum KSA ranking. Call us today at (800)
471-9201 for a free consultation to start your process.
How Are KSAs Priced?
We price our
KSAs based on the amount of time it will take us to write them
for you. We write the KSAs so they can be reused for other positions
that ask similar questions - saving you money as you apply for
What We Recommend?
that we write both your KSAs and Federal Resume. By doing this,
you will submit a complete package that represents you at your
best, with the Federal Resume including all pertinent information
in the KSAs. However, if you think your Federal Resume is already
a polished document, we are happy just to write your KSAs. Call
us today at (800) 471-9201 for a free consultation to start your
The Four Steps:
Step 1: The first step for
us to prepare your KSAs is for
you to contact us at (800) 471-9201 for a free consultation.
In our free consultation, we will determine what we need to do
to prepare your KSA package.
Step 2: We will review your
existing documentation and any positions you have identified
in the Federal Government that you are considering to apply for.
Step 3: Based on our free
review of your background, previously prepared documents, and
requirements for the position you are applying for, we will propose
a package to meet your requirements, priced according to the
projected hours of development for us to complete your package.
Step 4: Once you decide to
work with us, we will prepare a detailed questionnaire, designed
to find out how your experience matches the KSA requirements.
You choose whether to answer the questionnaire by writing out
answers to the questions or to have a phone consultation - you
choose the method that works best for you.
Some of the
documentation we review in our process includes:
If you were
in the Military:
- Performance evaluations, including:
EPRs, EERs, NCOERs, Fit Reps, OPRs, OERs
- DD-214 if available
- All Military training certificates
- All Military awards and commendations
- Smart Transcripts
- College Transcripts
- Any previously
- All transcripts
- All non-Military
- All non-Military
evaluations (if available - essential if you are already Civil
- Job descriptions
ArmyResumes can expertly
- Federal Resumes
- Army Resumix
- Other Agency
- SES Packages
- Other narrative
- On-line applications
We have expertly
developed KSA packages for all levels of the Federal Government,
all over the United States and worldwide. We have specialists,
with highly technical training for all occupations. We can produce
a dynamic, job-winning, KSA package for you.
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