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1 Have you served in the previous five (5) years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions from this job announcement within NOAA. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 ZA-3: Do you have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower pay band (ZA-2) or GS-09 grade level in the federal service OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree if related OR an equivalent combination of education and experience? See the "Qualifications" section for the definition of specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4

Do you have experience developing information campaigns for outreach and public relations to support the policies, programs, services, and activities of an agency or organization?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
5 Do you have experience in media relations and how to convey scientific information to a non-scientific audience? Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
6

Do you have experience representing an organization where you served as a spokesperson for the organization's policies or positions?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
7

Do you have experience responding to inquiries from the media and the general public regarding an organization’s policies or positions?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
8

Do you have experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with media or public relations officials in the public and private sectors?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
9 Which answer best describes your experience working with the news media? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience with this task.
  • I have interacted with reporters, editors and producers as a regular function of my job.
  • I have extensive, proven experience both interacting with the news media, and can give examples of how I proactively developed and strengthened relationships with reporters, editors and producers.
  • I have supervised a team with this task.
10

Do you have experience preparing press releases, fact sheets, letters-to-the-editor, and op-eds on behalf of an agency or organization?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
11

Do you have experience developing informational brochures, websites, or other materials for outreach and public relations to support the policies, programs, services, and activities of an agency or organization?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
12 Which answer best describes your experience with developing social media (Facebook and Twitter) content for an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience with this task.
  • I have regularly written and posted news and feature content for an organization’s social media channels on Facebook and Twitter.
  • I have managed an organization’s social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter deciding how to use the content written and provided by others.
  • I have managed an organization’s social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter, which included developing social media strategies, conducting social media training, writing news and feature content, and creating infographics that were posted.
13

Which statement best describes your experience modifying standard communication practices and approaches to improve communication with the general public and specialized groups?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
14

Which statement best describes your experience addressing public affairs problems and presenting solutions to management in order to improve understanding of an organization’s policies and programs to a diverse audience with various degrees of understanding?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.