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Announcement Number:
RCC2020LA-2018-0239
Hiring Agency:
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
Position Title:
Space Leasing Representative, GG-0301-07/09/11/12-Census-EXT-CB
Open Period:
09/24/2018 - 10/08/2018

Format MM/DD/YYYY


This vacancy is limited to a certain number of applicants and may close before the close date listed here if that limit is reached.
Series/Grade:
GG - 0301 07/09/11/12
Salary:
USD $46,815 - USD $107,955
Work Schedule:
Full-time - The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.
Promotion Potential:
GG-12
Duty Location(s):
FEW Vacancies in

Los Angeles, CA, US
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
LARCC Recruiting Office
855-314-6664
los.angeles.2020.jobs@census.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All qualified United States citizens.
Security Clearance Required:
Not Required
Appointment Type
Term appt, NTE 2 yrs
Appointment Type Details:
Time Limited Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This appointment may be extended at the discretion of management.
Marketing Statement:
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. We honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct our work openly. We are guided on this mission by scientific objectivity, strong capable workforce, devotion to research-based innovation, and abiding commitment. We offer competitive salaries, flexible hours/work arrangements, developmental opportunities, a variety of benefits/health insurance plans, and incentives. If working in an environment that values your individuality, diversity and allows you to achieve your professional goals appeals to you, then the U.S. Census Bureau is the place for you.
Summary:

The Space Leasing Representative position is for the LA Regional Census Center (RCC), located in Downtown Los Angeles, CA.  


This vacancy is limited to 100 applications and may expire before the close date listed here if that limit is reached.


This announcement is scheduled to close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on October 8, 2018 or once the application limit of 100 is reached.


Relocation will NOT be paid.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
50% or less

Position requires 25% local travel and 25% overnight travel.

Duties

The individual selected for this position will:



  • Ensure conformance to space requirements, including size, site locations, occupancy timeframes, general requirements, and special requirements. Conducts detailed analysis of each office locations status in relation to scheduled completion, cost, and quality measures.  

  • Determine and document the Area of Consideration for the Regional Census Center and Area Census Office, conducting preliminary research as needed in conjunction with GSA (i.e., review of population density, market considerations, geography, infrastructure, etc.).

  • Consult and collaborate with General Services Administration (GSA) and various contractors to execute space acquisition plans.

  • Prioritize Census requirements that cannot be met due to market conditions. Coordinates with the GSA to ensure timely completion of offer evaluations and negotiations.

  • Ensure milestones for the RCC and ACO are met so that Census 2020 field operations commence on schedule.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

 

 
Key Requirements:
  • U.S. citizen and be 18 years or older to be hired.
  • Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • A trial period may be required.
  • This is not a Bargaining Unit position.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
    Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. If you are invited for an interview, you will be required to provide a writing sample.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold). The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response. 

    The following competencies are desirable at the full performance level of this position (FPL 12):



    • Ability to monitor and evaluate leasing and contractual requirements for an organization.

    • Knowledge of space-related rules and regulations and statues.

    • Ability to maintain close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

    • Ability to manage, coordinate, and implement projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines.


    For more information on category rating, please go to:
    http://www.hr.commerce.gov/s/groups/public/@doc/@cfoasa/@ohrm/documents/content/prod 01_009474.pdf

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

    Qualifications:

    Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application submitted clearly indicates that they meet the qualifications listed below. To be eligible for this position, you must have the specialized experience, education, or a combination as indicated below.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    GG-0301-07
    EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 05 level in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: working in a team environment and assisting in the preparation of plans and completion, to obtain office space; and monitoring goals for space, voice communications, and/or security system acquisitions for a national and/or regional program, assisting in the analysis and evaluation of construction-related data and materials related to buildouts for office space, voice communications services, and security systems, and providing information to management by generating cost and progress reports, and assisting in the negotiation of current or new management practices with field office staffs.
    -OR-
    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in any area with Superior Academic Achievement OR one full year of graduate education directly related to the position that provided knowledge of two or more administrative support areas, such as personnel and payroll, recruitment, testing, and selection, equal employment opportunity, finance, accounting, procurement, supplies, space, and/or leasing, or contracting in order to provide support and services to an organization.  

    GG-0301-09
    EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 07 level in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: planning and acquiring of space, voice communications and security systems for a national and/or multi-state program, assisting in the analysis and evaluation of construction buildout data and materials, and assisting in the negotiation of new approaches with field office managers and their staffs and/or external parties or stakeholders, and assisting in the negotiation of new approaches with field office managers and their staffs and/or external parties or stakeholders to resolve problems of a unique nature.
    -OR-
    EDUCATION: Two full years of graduate education or master’s degree that is directly related to the position that provided the knowledge of two or more administrative support areas such as personnel and payroll, recruitment, testing, and selection, equal employment opportunity, finance, accounting, procurement, supplies, space and/or leasing, or contracting, and the ability to provide advice and guidance on administrative matters.

    GG-0301-11
    EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 09 level in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: planning, reviewing, and acquiring space, voice communications and security systems for a national and/or multi-state program, preparing detailed acquisition requirements statements, office size and location, and analyzing and evaluating construction buildout data and materials, conducting a detailed analysis of performance in relation to cost, and identifying possible problem areas, and reviewing and understanding guidelines that govern administrative programs in order to initiate program changes.
    -OR-
    EDUCATION: Three full years of graduate education or the Ph.D., that is directly related to the position and demonstrates the ability to provide administrative support services in two or more areas such as personnel and payroll, recruitment, testing, and selection, equal employment opportunity, finance, accounting, procurement, supplies, or contracting, and the ability to provide advice and guidance on administrative matters.

    GG-0301-12:
    EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: planning, reviewing, and acquiring space, voice communications and security systems for a national and/or multi-state program, including preparing detailed acquisition requirements statements, analyzing and evaluating construction buildout data and materials, creating progress and/or status reports, and recommending to higher management a course of action to acquire office space, voice communications, and/or security systems and, analyzing construction progress data for a program or operation and recommending new methods, structures or processes to attain management goals.

    EDUCATION: No substitution of education for experience is permitted at this grade level.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    Census Bureau offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

    Other Information:

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.



    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office at 301-763-4060. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. 

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov/. To begin, click the "Apply" button and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. (After registering in your USAJOBS account and clicking "Submit," you will automatically transition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where you will complete your application. You must click "Submit" at the end of the application process to send your application for consideration.)To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.gov/ and click on "Applications." Click on the position title, and then select "Update Application."


    If you have problems completing your online application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by email at mgshelp@monster.com or by phone at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday—Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.

    Required Documents:

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: A complete application consists of the following:



    • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.      

    • Veterans' Preference Documentation: Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, SF-15, etc.) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

    • If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

      Education Documentation: If this position requires proof of higher education, or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also includes Census Bureau employees. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.

      Please refer to http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp for more information.

      You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient.

      Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website http://www.ed.gov/international/usnei/us/workrecogdoc.

      You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

      Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

      Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    Next Steps:
    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
    You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://usajobs.gov/ and clicking on "Applications." The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions.

    The four points of notification are:
    1. Application Received or Application Incomplete;
    2. Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum Qualification Requirement Not Met;
    3. Referred or Not Referred; and
    4. Selected or Not Selected
    By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be terminated after you begin work; or, you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. You will be required to submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.).