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Grade: 13

1 GS-13: Choose the one answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position. Before answering this question, see the qualifications section on this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service.
  • My experience does not match the choice above.
Please note that ALL applicants must submit a resume online and complete the entire application process to be considered for this position. Ensure that your resume, which is the basis for determining if you qualify for this position, thoroughly supports your responses to the below job specific assessment questions and that it contains the names, titles, beginning and ending dates of employment (month/year), and names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume must contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf
2 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported by my resume. I further understand that my resume must be detailed and highlight my most relevant and significant work experience (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. My failure to do so will result in me being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience with formulating and planning a multimedia public information and consultation program related to transboundary pollution problems and binational water quality issues involving the Great Lakes? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
4 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience with managing and implementing a multimedia public information and consultation program related to transboundary pollution problems and binational water quality issues involving Great Lakes? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
5 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience formulating a public information and consultation program related to environmental programs and policies involving the Great Lakes? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
6 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience managing a public information and consultation program related to environmental programs and policies involving the Great Lakes? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
7 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience establishing effective working relationships with news media representatives? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
8 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience coordinating with other organizations or departments the public response to technical or sensitive matters? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
9 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience with developing communication strategies and outreach plans to inform and educate the public about an organization's policies or programs? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
10 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience planning special events such as press conferences, briefings, or public meetings? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
11 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience coordinating the preparation and distribution of press kits, fact sheets, and background / supporting materials? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
12 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience with advising personnel on communications strategies for handling sensitive or controversial topics with the media and/or public? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
13 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience with writing speeches or talking points for an organization`s leadership? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
14 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience writing news releases and official statements for distribution to the media? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
15 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience translating scientific or technical information into formats, styles, and language intended for non-scientific audiences? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
16 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience with analyzing data related to natural resources in order to write brochures, flyers, or other communication intended for the general public? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
17 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience responding orally to inquiries and requests for information or interviews from local, national, and international media outlets? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
18 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience serving as the official spokesperson for an organization in order to provide information about that organization's programs and policies? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.
19 Which of the following choices BEST describes your experience explaining controversial or sensitive matters in a tactful fashion to the media and general public? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in performing this task.
  • I have experience in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • 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 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 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.

Grade: All Grades

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