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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

You MUST submit a complete resume in order to be considered for this position. Please review the required documents section of the vacancy announcement for further information.
I certify that I have read the "Who May Be Considered" AND the "Job Summary" sections of this vacancy announcement and I understand that if I am a previous or current Federal competitive employee (includes most Census employees) looking for a transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement, this vacancy may not afford me the best advantage. I understand my option to consult with the HR office listed on the vacancy if I have any questions.
1 Do you have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-13, or do you otherwise meet the Minimum Qualifications requirements for this position? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Career Fair
  • Census Bureau Employee
  • College Information Session/Classroom Presentation
  • Friend/Colleague
  • Individuals with Disabilities Recruitment Event
  • Internship
  • Job Search Website
    3.1 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    3.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • Professional Conference/Organization
    3.1 From which professional conference/organization did you learn about this position?
    • American Economic Association
    • American Statistical Association
    • League of United Latin American Citizens
    • National Association for Business Economics
    • National Society of Black Engineers
    • Other
  • Professional Magazine/Trade Journal
  • Radio/TV Announcement
  • Recruiter/Headhunter/Search Firm
  • Social Network
    3.1 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
4 Do you have experience implementing project management best practices related to the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Requirements management
  • Integrated scheduling
  • Risk management
  • Change control
  • Earned value management
  • None of the above
5 Do you have experience working across internal and external organizational lines to do the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Develop program/project goals.
  • Coordinate programs/projects.
  • Exchange program/project information.
  • Communicate program/project priorities and goals.
  • Communicate program/project progress and outcomes.
  • None of the above.
6 Do you have experience collaborating with customers to understand user requirements and meet customer expectations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have experience applying independent judgment during times when specific and detailed instructions were not provided? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Identify the statement(s) that best describe your experience in budget planning for major projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed budget requests for projects.
  • I have developed budget estimates for projects.
  • I have prepared reports comparing planned versus actual expenses, commitments and obligations.
  • I have monitored organization/project budgetary expenditures to ensure they are within available funding.
  • I have tracked expenditures involving multiple fund codes or multiple fund codes for assigned projects.
  • I do not have this experience.
9 From the following list of interpersonal communication skills, please identify those that reflect your strongest capabilities: Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitate the resolution of competing or conflicting interests among co-workers whose cooperation is essential to the success of a project.
  • Negotiate with and influence others in order to gain their commitment to pursue new initiatives or technologies.
  • Interact and perform effectively in situations where frequent changes, delays or unexpected events arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables or work assignments.
  • Provide direction, guidance or instruction to members of inter-disciplinary teams charged with carrying out a technical project.
  • Administer consequences, hold others accountable and enforce program policies and standards in the workplace.
  • Use consensus building techniques to persuade representatives of outside groups that hold opposing views or positions to reach agreement on important issues.
  • Effectively persuade employees to adopt new methods, procedures or techniques in order to accomplish their work.
  • None of the above
10 Do you have experience analyzing programs or projects processes for effectiveness and efficiency? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Do you have experience as a team leader performing the following? Answer to this question is required
  • Explaining team goals and objectives to assigned team members and assist team in organizing to accomplish work
  • Coaching, facilitating, solving work problems and participating in the work of the team
  • Providing information to the supervisor on performance of the team and individuals
  • Communicating assignments, milestones and deadlines to the team and individuals based on supervisor's instructions
  • Relaying requests for resources and supplies
  • None of the above
12 I have experience working and communicating in different capacities with a variety of staff (i.e. supervisor, coworkers, a geographically dispersed staff) to do the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Collect and exchange information
  • Troubleshoot technical issues
  • Probe for information from reluctant participants
  • Clarify issues and develop solutions
  • Communicate results and/or provide specific instructions
  • Explain data
  • Troubleshoot problems and issues
  • None of the above
13 Indicate your experience developing and monitoring full-scope survey or census implementation schedules. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed schedules
  • Tracked progress using project management software such as Microsoft Project, Primavera software, or similar software
  • Identified issues or problems
  • Developed recommendations
  • Implemented solutions
  • Revised schedule to meet deadlines
  • None of the above
14 Indicate your experience working with various data users and providers to establish a good working relationship: Answer to this question is required
  • General public
  • Subordinate employees
  • Senior level managers
  • External stakeholders
  • Local government officials
  • State government officials
  • Federal government officials
  • Tribal government representatives
  • National level organization representatives
  • Members of international associations
  • None of the above
15 Identify the tasks that describe your communication experience. Answer to this question is required
  • Contact others in writing to obtain information
  • Write reports and other materials for a specific audience.
  • Prepare written presentations of factual data and information.
  • Present factual data and information in person
  • Develop materials for briefings, meetings, or conferences
  • Conduct briefings, meetings, or conferences.
  • Explain nontechnical information in writing
  • Explain nontechnical information in person.
  • Notify individuals or offices in writing of decisions, problems, or further actions needed.
  • None of the Above