Qualifying Examination Regulation - Home Affairs

Original Language Title: Eignungsprüfungsverordnung - Inneres

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400. Regulation of the Federal Minister of the Interior on the conduct of examinations for the determination of the mental and physical aptitude of applicants to the Executive Service and of applicants for certain uses (aptitude test regulation-home affairs)

On the basis of Section 7 (4) of the Security Policy Act (SPG), BGBl. No 566/1991, as last amended by the Federal Law, BGBl. I n ° 50/2012, and Section 4 of the Civil Service Act 1979, BGBl. 333, as last amended by the Federal Law, BGBl. I No 55/2012, shall be ordered:

Section 1

General

Subject of the aptitude test

§ 1. In the course of the selection procedure, receiving advertisers and female recruiters in the Executive Service (in succession receiving advertisers) shall be eligible for their physical and mental aptitude, applicants and applicants for certain uses (special uses). the use of specific uses, in particular mental or physical fitness, to be examined.

Definitions

§ 2. (1) Reception advertisers: persons who apply for use as a civil servant or a civil servant of the E2c group or as a contract staff member or contract staff member for the executive service training (VB/S).

(2) Applicants for special uses: Bundesservants who apply for use, which requires special mental or physical fitness due to their requirement.

(3) Test procedure: Method according to which a test within the meaning of § 3 is to be carried out. The test procedures for the purposes of this Regulation are in particular: test procedures in the course of the psychological-diagnostic aptitude test in accordance with § 10, clinical-medical examinations according to § 14 (1), the clinical MMPI-2 Basic scales-Test according to § 14 (2) as well as the test procedures to be carried out in the course of the sport-motoric test (§ 16 para. 1) or a usage-specific performance test (§ 17 para. 1).

(4) Test battery: compilation of individual tests (e.g. the combination of an intelligence test, personality tests, motivational tests and concentration tests) for the purpose of joint processing (§ 11 para. 2 and 3).

Types of tests

§ 3. (1) An objective test for the determination of physical and mental aptitude shall be considered:

1.

Psychological-diagnostic aptitude tests (§ 10 et seq.),

2.

medical examinations (§ 14 et seq.),

3.

sports motor tests (§ 16) or

4.

Combinations of the above tests or tests.

(2) In any case, in the course of the selection procedure, receiving advertisers have to undergo the tests referred to in paragraph 1 (1) to (3).

(3) Applicants for special uses shall be subject to the tests referred to in paragraph 1, provided that they are suitable for the determination of the particular physical or mental aptitude required for the exercise of the specific special use are required. In addition, further use-specific performance tests (§ 17) can be provided.

Responsibilities

§ 4. (1) The state police directorates are responsible for determining the physical and mental aptitude of the receiving advertisers as well as of applicants for special uses set up by the regional police directorates.

(2) The Federal Minister of the Interior shall be responsible for the determination of the mental or physical aptitude necessary for the exercise of any other special use.

(3) The Psychological Service of the Security Academy (SIAK) of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (in the following Psychological Service) as well as the police doctors have as service providers in accordance with § 4 Z 5 Data Protection Act 2000, BGBl. I n ° 165/1999, to participate in the determination of the aptitude of the receiving advertisers. In order to determine the suitability for the exercise of a special use, their participation may be provided as far as this is necessary for the actual determination of the suitability of the use.

Evaluation of tests

§ 5. (1) The evaluation of tests shall be carried out in accordance with scientifically proven methods.

(2) During the entire evaluation procedure, the pseudonymisation of the persons to be checked shall be ensured in relation to those involved in the evaluation. For this purpose, each applicant and each applicant and each applicant for special uses at the beginning of the application procedure must be assigned a measure of the position appointed according to § 4 on the suitability of the aptitude test. All tests and feed sheets are to be personalised with this measure.

Point system

§ 6. (1) The points system for the evaluation of the tests in accordance with § 3 (1) Z 1 and 3 shall be in accordance with the requirements of the intended use. It shall be designed in such a way that:

1.

to each applicant and each applicant and each applicant for special uses by means of a measure in accordance with § 5, paragraph 2, assigned to him or her corresponding point value, and

2.

A distribution of the receiving advertisers as well as of applicants for special uses, adapted to the requirements of the respective use, can be expected on this point system.

(2) The total test result shall be the result of one or more tests in accordance with Article 3 (1) (1) and (3) (1) and (3) respectively. where a point value is to be calculated and, if a medical examination has been carried out, the summary assessment in accordance with § 15 (2). Unless the Psychological Service itself is responsible for carrying out all the tests provided for the test procedure, it may be requested to calculate the total number of points. In this case, the psychological service is to be given the test results required for this purpose for the purpose of the overall evaluation.

Scope of the examination result

§ 7. (1) The result of the aptitude test of receiving advertisers as well as of applicants for special uses shall remain valid for all applications for the use of the same test group, which take place within one year.

(2) This period shall begin to run on the date on which the aptitude test has taken place. If the aptitude test has been completed for several days, the period begins with the day on which the last test was taken in the course of the aptitude test.

(3) A new admission of a receiving advertiser or a receiving advertiser to an aptitude test of the same test group is only possible after the end of the annual period.

Documentation of the selection procedure

§ 8. (1) In writing, written records shall be kept on the aptitude test of receiving advertisers and applicants for special uses. The Federal Minister of the Interior and the State Police Directorate appointed pursuant to § 4 on the determination of aptitude are authorized to use the automation-aided data processing. For this purpose, they may use the following data:

1.

Name, date of birth and sex of applicants for special uses and of the receiving advertisers,

2.

Total test result (§ 6 para. 2),

3.

the date on which the subject-related examination was filed,

4.

the list, which is used to assign the participants to the key figures in accordance with Article 5 (2),

5.

further data necessary for the enforcement of the law.

(2) Data within the meaning of paragraph 1 Z 5 are in particular:

1.

home address and telephone number of the participant or the participant in the aptitude test,

2.

the use sought by the participant or the participant,

3.

the date of invitation to tender;

4.

the service responsible for the reception,

5.

the date of application of the letter of application at the service point specified in the call for tenders.

(3) The records shall be kept under wraps for four years and shall subsequently be destroyed. Data within the meaning of Section 1 (1) (4) shall be deleted after the expiry of the period in accordance with § 7 (1) and (2).

Automation-assisted aptitude determination

§ 9. (1) The test procedures provided for the determination of physical and mental aptitude in the sense of § 2 para. 3 may also be carried out and evaluated with support of automation.

(2) The following data may be processed as far as this is necessary for the execution and evaluation of the respective test procedure:

1.

Key figures in accordance with § 5 (2),

2.

the questions answered in the context of tests in accordance with § 3 (1) Z 1 for the determination of the number of points pursuant to § 6,

3.

the results of the investigation pursuant to § 14 (1) and (2) for the determination pursuant to § 14 (5) and the summary assessment pursuant to § 15 (2),

4.

the biographical data collected in accordance with Article 11 (4) and (5);

5.

further data necessary for the enforcement of the law.

(3) Data within the meaning of paragraph 2 Z 5 are in particular:

1.

the use sought by the participant or the participant,

2.

the date of invitation to tender;

3.

the service responsible for the reception,

4.

as well as the date on which the subject-related examination was filed.

(4) Provided that this is necessary for the assessment of suitability for the executive service or for special use, the Federal Ministry of the Interior shall be allowed to include medical experts or clinical psychologists of the Federal Ministry of the Interior Also health data within the meaning of § 4 Z 2 of the Data Protection Act 2000 will be processed.

(5) The results of the response to the questions in the framework of tests in accordance with § 3 for the determination of the points values of the receiving advertisers as well as of the applicants for special uses shall be immediately, after the evaluation of the test has been completed. delete. Only the points of points reached by the participant or the participant-weighted according to the specific requirements of the intended use-shall be kept. The response to questions within the framework of an MMPI-2 basic-scale test (§ 14 para. 2) must also be deleted immediately after the evaluation of the test has been carried out. In this case, the determination in accordance with section 14 (5) shall be retained.

Section 2

Tests and investigations

Psychological-diagnostic aptitude test

§ 10. (1) On behalf of the Federal Minister of the Interior or the State Police Directorate, the Psychological Service is responsible for determining the psychological aptitude as well as the selection, implementation (test specification), evaluation and interpretation of tests in the Framework of psychological-diagnostic examinations. He/she may be responsible for the implementation (test specification) of the individual tests referred to in paragraph 2 of his/her specially trained and approved test and/or test procedure. Use exploratory ladders or ladders.

(2) The verification of the knowledge of spelling and grammatical skills as well as the implementation of an intelligence test shall be considered as individual tests for the determination of the professional competence of receiving advertisers. The examination of the personal aptitude takes place on the basis of tests or questionnaires, which depict the personality, as well as through an oral admission interview (exploration). A balanced gender balance in the selection of persons conducting exploration talks and tests is to be considered.

(3) In so far as it is of importance for the intended use, the following areas can be examined in the context of the psychological and diagnostic aptitude test in particular:

1.

relevant technical knowledge and skills,

2.

intellectual skills: verbal achievements, logical-logical reasoning, analytical thinking, memory performance, general knowledge, work pace, ability to imagine space, reaction speed,

3.

Creative thinking: creativity, mental flexibility,

4.

Working style: target orientation, planning, organization, productivity, networked thinking, self-assessment of own performance, performance and learning readiness, problem-related decision behavior, impulsivity, reflexivity, motivation, Conscientiousness, reliability, loyalty, risk behaviour,

5.

Learning ability: correct detection of facts, recognition of interconnections,

6.

Load capacity: general, selective and content-related concentration and attention ability, stamina, accuracy, stress resistance, frustration tolerance, multitasking capability,

7.

social competences: communication skills, verbal expression, self-control, self-and non-self-reflection, critical ability, ability to work in groups and with groups, citizen-oriented behavior, willingness to contact, empathy, Authenticity, negotiating skills, collegiality, willingness to compromise,

8.

Leadership: initiative, decision-making, leadership style, responsibility, delegation and coordination, assertive capacity,

9.

specific characteristics, such as emotional stability, the type of recording and the mental processing of information, the personal assessment of the circumstances of the work outcome (attribution), Participation.

Conduct of the psychological-diagnostic aptitude test

§ 11. (1) The test procedures shall be carried out under supervision and not in public.

(2) In accordance with § 10 different test methods in the form of different test batteries are used for the psychological and diagnostic aptitude test of receiving advertisers as well as of applicants for special uses. . All the uses of the portfolio for which the same test battery is provided together form a test group.

(3) Within a test battery, the tests shall, if possible, be produced in equivalent parallel forms in order to prevent the ability of the test participants to predict the tasks to be performed.

(4) In the course of the aptitude test, receiving advertisers have the following in the Appendix 1 to fill in the questionnaire on biographical data. These data shall be recorded in an anonymised form. After completion of the psychological-diagnostic aptitude test, the responsible test manager or psychologist is the one in the Appendix 2 to answer the test ladder questionnaire.

(5) In the course of the treatment of psychological and diagnostic tests, applicants for special uses have to fill out a socio-demographic questionnaire at the request of the Psychological Service.

(6) Do not follow the instructions of the test managers to a host or a receiving advertiser after a repeated request (e.g. B. by pre- or Rework outside the permitted processing time) and if the behaviour appears to be appropriate to influence the test result, this justifies the determination that the minimum number of points has not been reached. In the case of applicants for special uses, such behaviour may justify the exclusion from the further selection procedure.

Documentation by the Psychological Service

§ 12. (1) Insofar as this is not already ensured by the computer-assisted implementation of the test procedure (§ 9), the Psychological Service for the implementation and evaluation of the psychological-diagnostic tests has to provide the following documents: document:

1.

the entire test dossier (response sheets) in a form personalized by a measure in accordance with Article 5 (2),

2.

an overall list of the key figures (§ 5 (2)) for the registration of the test results,

3.

an alphabetically ordered list of applicants or applicants for special uses, under the name of the family or surname, the first name and the date of birth for the purpose of the participant's certificate,

4.

the test ladder questionnaire in accordance with section 11 (4),

5.

in the case of oral interviews (exploration), the exploration results assigned to the relevant key figures.

(2) The result of the psychological-diagnostic aptitude test is also in the form of a point value-weighted according to the specific requirements of the intended use-to be documented and to the according to § 4 on the suitability of the aptitude test professional body.

(3) Insofar as the Psychological Service has been commissioned with the overall evaluation in accordance with § 6 para. 2, the transfer of the test results as well as the calculated total test result must be documented.

(4) The records shall be kept under wraps for four years and shall subsequently be destroyed.

Preparation of the tests in the context of the psychological-diagnostic aptitude test

§ 13. In the case of the new acquisition and re-establishment of test procedures in the context of the psychological-diagnostic aptitude test, a modern personnel selection must be carried out according to the criteria of current scientific standards, with particular reference to the following criteria: Section 10 (3) is to be considered.

Medical examination

§ 14. (1) On behalf of the Federal Minister of the Interior or the State Police Directorate, police doctors, in their function as medical experts, have to participate in the determination of the mental and physical aptitude of receiving advertisers. In this context, they must carry out clinical medical examinations and carry out medical examinations in order to determine the reasons which suggest a lack of physical fitness or lack of mental health. to prepare a summary assessment of the state of physical and mental aptitude (§ 15 (2)).

(2) The medical opinion on mental health is based on the outcome of a computer-assisted clinical MMPI-2 basic scales test (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory 2, base scales), which is only available with regard to be able to evaluate psychiatric diseases. To the extent that this is necessary for the detection of psychiatric diseases, it is necessary to carry out a review of the receiving advertisers in the following areas (scales):

1.

hypochondria,

2.

depression,

3.

Conversion system,

4.

Psychopathy,

5.

Paranoia,

6.

Psychasthenia,

7.

Schizophrenia,

8.

Hypermanie.

(3) The evaluation of the scales masculinity, femininity and social introversion is not permitted. Questions relating to sexual orientation should be excluded from the survey. Prior to the implementation of the MMPI-2, each receiving advertiser and each receiving advertiser shall be tested in an appropriate form by the test manager for the purpose of the review, the functioning of the test, and the questions referred to in the case of the MMPI-2 for the full application of the MMPI-2 basic scale test, should not be answered.

(4) For the Federal Minister of the Interior or the State Police Directorate, the processing and evaluation of the tests in accordance with paragraphs 2 and 3 shall be carried out by the Directorate-General for Public Safety. The answers to questions may only be processed for the purpose of the evaluation and must then be deleted immediately. Once the evaluation has been carried out, the further use of the test results is only with regard to information within the meaning of paragraph 5 for the purpose of the summary assessment of the mental and physical aptitude (§ 15 para. 2) as well as to the Documentation allowed in accordance with § 15.

(5) By way of derogation from § 6, the MMPI-2 basic scale test is not a point value, but one of the following two findings is to be found:

1.

"Inconspicuous test" or

2.

" The result shall be in the following areas (scales) within the meaning of Article 14 (2) of the Regulation of the Federal Minister of the Interior on the conduct of examinations for the determination of the mental and physical aptitude of receiving advertisers in the following areas: The Executive Service and the applicants for certain uses exceed the normal value: [use affected scales!]. "

Documentation of the medical examination

§ 15. (1) Police doctors shall have written records of the medical examination. These have to contain:

1.

the documentation of the medical history collected and the clinical medical examination associated with a measure in accordance with Section 5 (2),

2.

an alphabetically ordered list of the receiving advertisers, including the name of the family or surname, the first name and the date of birth for the purpose of the proof of investigation and

3.

the determination in accordance with section 14 (5) assigned to a measure in accordance with § 5 (2).

(2) The result of the medical examination is to be documented in the form of a summary assessment of the state of physical and mental aptitude and to submit it to the body appointed according to § 4 on the aptitude test.

(3) The records shall be kept under wraps for four years and shall subsequently be destroyed.

Sports motor test

§ 16. (1) For the purpose of checking the condition of their condition, receiving advertisers shall undergo a sports-motorised test. The same applies to applicants for a special use, the exercise of which requires a special physical load capacity.

(2) The following test procedures shall be carried out in the course of the sport-motorized test for receiving advertisers:

1.

Medical motion coordination test (MBKT),

2.

force-and endurance test,

3.

Run test,

4.

Swimming test and

5.

Rescue simulation.

In the review of the condition of applicants for special uses, consideration should be given to the particular requirements of use.

(3) Sports motor tests shall be carried out by the respective host location. All tests must be carried out in the presence of a paramedic and at least one state-certified sports instructor or sports service. Prior to the performance of the sports-motor test of receiving advertisers, their suitability for sports medicine must be determined by a physician.

(4) The sports results are to be attributed to the respective measure (§ 5 para. 2). The sports results of the receiving advertisers, which are provided with a measure, are to be left to the psychological service for evaluation. The sports results of applicants for special uses, which are provided with a measure, can be passed on to the Psychological Service for processing, provided that the psychological service is the overall evaluation of the selection procedure. has been transferred (Section 6 (2)).

Usage-specific performance tests

§ 17. (1) In so far as this is necessary for the determination of the suitability of applicants for special uses, further use-specific performance tests may be provided in addition to the tests listed in § 3 (1). The aim of these tests is to determine the professional skill required for the specific use.

(2) The preparation and implementation of these tests shall be the responsibility of the Federal Minister for the Interior. If the respective special use is set up at a State Police Directorate, the execution of the tests is the responsibility of the police.

(3) The provisions of § § 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8 shall apply.

Section 3

Final provisions

Legal status of applicants, applicants and applicants for special uses

§ 18. (1) Applicants and applicants for special uses do not have a right to use the advertised post office in the form of a specific application. You do not have a party position in the selection procedure.

(2) In addition, receiving advertisers shall not have the right to pay any accrued travel and subsistence expenses incurred on the occasion of the admission procedure.

entry into force

§ 19. This Regulation shall enter into force 1. Jänner 2013 in force.

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