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Grade: 2

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Grade: All Grades

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-2 (GS-09 equivalent level): Do you have at least one year of specialized experience which is equivalent to the next lower pay band (ZA-2) or GS-07 grade level in the federal service OR master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related OR an equivalent combination of education and experience? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have experience leading, coordinating and/or monitoring administrative processes for an office? Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience in these tasks and routinely work independently and/or provide guidance and direction others in carrying out this work.
  • I have extensive experience in these tasks and routinely work independently and/or provide guidance and direction others in carrying out this work.
  • I have assisted senior workers in conducting these tasks and/or have only limited experience in these areas.
  • I have no relevant experience in this area.
5 Do you have experience identifying administrative problems and developing solutions? 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.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
6 From the list below, select the tasks that you have performed as a regular part of your job. (Check all that apply). Answer to this question is required
  • Identifying areas for new or revised administrative procedures.
  • Providing recommendations for modifications or adjusting current administrative procedures.
  • Analyzing problems and making recommendations on processes, systems and procedures related to improving program areas.
  • Participating in the evaluation of administrative, financial or budget programs and/or initiatives.
  • Develops short-term plans.
  • None of the above.
7 Do you have work experience analyzing and evaluating administrative management functions of an office and make recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness? Answer to this question is required
  • I have significant work experience (4+ years) in analyzing and evaluating administrative management functions and have presented recommendations to management on how to improve an office's efficiency and effectiveness.
  • I have moderate work experience (2+ years) in analyzing and evaluating administrative management functions and have presented recommendations to management on how to improve an office's efficiency and effectiveness.
  • I have minimal work experience (less than two years) in analyzing and evaluating administrative management functions and have presented recommendations to management on how to improve an office's efficiency and effectiveness.
  • I have no work experience in this area.
8 Do you have experience making decisions concerning the interpretation data, planning of work, managing an office, and independently carrying out all the administrative duties for the highest levels of authority in an office? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Select the statement(s) that describe your experience in planning and organizing work. Answer to this question is required
  • I have coordinated and prioritized my supervisor's appointment calendar
  • I have prepared and reviewed documents of a sensitive or confidential nature.
  • I have effectively organized the flow of clerical work processes in the office.
  • I have recommended and implemented new or improved administrative procedures.
  • I have planned, organized, and coordinated appointments, meetings, conferences, and/or workshops for my supervisor and staff members.
  • I have worked under pressure where fluctuating deadlines and priorities often occur.
  • I have reviewed and edited technical and/or non-technical materials, for completeness, accuracy, clarity, format, syntax, background material and appropriate clearances.
  • None of the above
10 Do you have the ability to identify problems, analyze, and make recommendations on administrative processes and procedures? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no work experience in this area.
  • I have minimal work experience in this area.
  • I have moderate work experience in this area.
  • I have significant work experience in this area.
11 Do you have experience interpreting legislative and administrative policies and procedures to ensure compliance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Identify the following statements that best describe your experience in managing office functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Recommend changes in administrative policies.
  • Devise and install procedures and office practices.
  • Reviews and prioritizes incoming correspondence and assigns to appropriate office for action.
  • Establish and maintain office-wide paper and electronic file system(s).
  • Anticipate administrative problems and requirements.
  • None of the above.
13 I am proficient in one or more of the following administrative areas. I have experience independently executing a range of complex and varied administrative functions for each area. Answer to this question is required
  • Human Resources
  • Procurement/Purchasing
  • Contract Administration
  • Travel
  • Records Management
  • Accountable Property
  • Administrative Policy Development
  • Budget
  • Financial Operating Plans & Reporting
  • Office Management and Services
  • Continuity of operations
  • None of the above
14 Select the response that best describes your experience analyzing, developing, implementing, and evaluating new or modified program and management policies, regulations, goals, and objectives. 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.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
15 Do you have experience communicating effectively in person and in writing on a wide array of administrative topics and in a manner appropriate to all levels of internal and external stakeholders? 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.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.