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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.
1 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
    1.1 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • Professional Conference/Organization
    1.1 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
    1.1 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
2 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
3 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.
4 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
5 I have performed the following supervisory functions in work unit or team assignments Answer to this question is required
  • Review the work of other team or section members
  • Plan work for team or section members and identify necessary resources to accomplish their work
  • Set short-term and long-term work priorities for team or section members
  • Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees
  • Develop performance standards and evaluate work performance of subordinates
  • Provide advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on work and administrative matters
  • Interview job candidates for position vacancies
  • Identify developmental and training needs of employees
  • None of the above
6 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
7 Indicate your experience setting priorities; and developing, monitoring, and/or analyzing detailed program/project requirements and implementation schedules. Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiating with counterparts within my organization in areas of project requirements, specifications, schedules, processes, and prioritization
  • Advising superiors regarding the best course of action on projects by providing implications regarding feasibility, risk, schedule, resources, etc
  • Setting priorities and monitoring progress of projects
  • Analyzing detailed project requirements and implementation schedules
  • None of the above
8 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
9 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.
10 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
11 From the choices below, please identify those statements that describe your experience developing or building effective teams or working groups. Answer to this question is required
  • I have managed or supervised teams/working groups and had the responsibility for motivating others towards goal accomplishment by a set deadline.
  • I have participated as a team member with some responsibility for motivating others towards goal accomplishment by a set deadline.
  • I have demonstrated the ability to deal effectively with pressure, while maintaining the team/work group's focus, intensity and persistence under adversity.
  • I have coached and mentored staff to achieve desired results.
  • None of the above.
12 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
13 Indicate your experience related to large-scale survey or census operations. Answer to this question is required
  • Assisted in the development of requirements
  • Developed schedules
  • Identified cost effective methods of operation
  • Assessed the progress toward the achievement of requirements
  • Used scheduling software to track progress
  • Analyzed program schedule changes and advised management of potential schedule conflicts and possible solutions
  • Worked on the resolution of operational issues among multiple divisions/offices
  • Prepared monthly status reports
  • Prepared and conducted a requirements walk-through to ensure that program goals were met
  • None of the above
14 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
15 Please indicate your experience leading and managing a team. Answer to this question is required
  • Participate in assessing current and future staffing and/or project team needs
  • Assist with recruiting, hiring, and training staff and/or project team members
  • Take action to change composition of a project team to satisfy project requirements
  • Hold staff and/or project team accountable for meeting established performance standards
  • Ensure that work of staff and/or project team was appropriately delegated
  • Provide regular constructive feedback and coaching toward goal attainment
  • Provide opportunities for job enrichment and advancement
  • Encourage the active participation of employees or team members in planning and decision-making
  • Identify and implement methods to improve staff and/or project team productivity
  • None of the above
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 Do you have experience coordinating responses to requests concerning a variety of issues generated by multiple groups? Answer to this question is required
  • Departmental officials
  • Bureau top management
  • Members of Congress
  • Officials of other Federal agencies
  • Business community
  • None of the above
20 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
21 Indicate your experience extracting and analyzing relevant information from a variety of sources and using it to prepare summaries of complex program, policy, legal, and technical issues for presentations to a wide variety of internal and external customers/stakeholders. Answer to this question is required
  • Extracted relevant pieces of information from documents and other sources
  • Used data analysis software packages and interpreted data
  • Used a variety of methods to collect data
  • Analyzed information to uncover patterns or trends
  • Presented statistical data in easily understandable terms
  • Analyzed information to determine validity of program data
  • Evaluated program performance data and recommended changes to improve operations
  • Provided written or in person recommendations to higher level officials to improve program operations
  • None of the above
22 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
23 Indicate each of the following that describes your level of experience with monitoring performance metrics related to program management? Answer to this question is required
  • Developing performance metrics.
  • Implementing performance metrics.
  • Analyzing performance metrics.
  • Monitoring performance metrics.
  • None of the above.
24 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
25 I have performed the following supervisory functions in work unit or team assignments Answer to this question is required
  • Review the work of other team or section members
  • Plan work for team or section members and identify necessary resources to accomplish their work
  • Set short-term and long-term work priorities for team or section members
  • Assign work to team members based on priorities, the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees
  • Evaluate work performance of team members.
  • Provide advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on work and administrative matters
  • Assess/assist during job candidate interviews for position vacancies.
  • Identify developmental and training needs of employees
  • None of the above
26 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