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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 I qualify for the ZT-2 level because I have: Answer to this question is required
  • One year of specialized experience as described in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement equivalent to the ZT-1 (GS-4) level. OR
  • Successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in an appropriate field of physical science, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses in physical science, engineering, or any branch of mathematics, except financial and commercial mathematics. OR
  • A combination of education and specialized experience (only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours, i.e., beyond the second year, is creditable). OR
  • I do not have the education or specialized experience described above.
4 Describe your experience contributing to the performance of observing systems by ensuring accurate and consistent collecting and reporting of oceanographic, water quality, and meteorological data. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
5 Do you have experience operating and troubleshooting survey and sensing equipment? Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
6 Describe your experience monitoring and analyzing instrument performance and ensuring the data are quality controlled and reliably transmitted. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
7 Describe your experience performing on-the-water vessel operations such as buoy deployment or recovery. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
8 Describe your experience safely operating a small boat, including launching and trailering. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
9 Describe your experience installing sensors and data collection instruments on observing platforms. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
10 Describe your experience performing minor vessel and trailer maintenance and repairs.  Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
11 Describe your experience assisting with the maintenance and repair of buoy platforms and sensors. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
12 Describe your experience coordinating with staff members to ensure the safe operation and coordination of laboratory equipment and field gear. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.
13 Describe your experience assisting with the smooth operation and coordination of an observations program and associated field operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have not had experience in performing this task.