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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

1 In addition to meeting the basic entry requirements, do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-7, or two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree or a combination of education and experience? (See the "Qualifications" section of the announcement for the definition of specialized experience). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please indicate your experience as a researcher on survey design and methodology with the following. Answer to this question is required
  • Development of survey instrument
  • Editing
  • Data Quality Evaluation
  • None of the Above
3 Please indicate your experience in working on projects for the development of population projections. Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed or developed fertility assumptions
  • I have analyzed or developed mortality assumptions
  • I have analyzed or developed international migration assumptions
  • I have used the Cohort Component Method to produce projections
  • I have prepared projection results for dissemination
  • I have responded to data request or call for information about projections
  • None of the above
4 Check all the responses that describe your writing activities to date: Answer to this question is required
  • Project status reports
  • Composed documents or correspondence of a business nature
  • Reports or findings regarding workers' compensation cases or accident investigation
  • Trade or professional association publication articles
  • Technical manuals or other instructional materials
  • College level research papers
  • Graduate level or professional school thesis, practicum, or dissertation (or equivalent)
  • None of the above
5 Do you have experience creating charts and graphs using free or open source software that communicate data in publications or web sites? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Indicate your experience living and working in an international context: Answer to this question is required
  • I have traveled overseas
  • I have lived overseas
  • I have worked overseas
  • I have worked overseas on a statistical project
  • None of the above
7 Are you able to travel internationally up to 30 percent of the time to countries such as Bangladesh, Malawi, and Zambia? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Do you have the ability to write clearly and concisely in English and any of the following languages? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Arabic
  • Cambodian (Khmer)
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Tai
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Other language not listed.
  • I do not have the ability to write clearly and concisely in English and any other language.

Grade: 11

1 In addition to meeting the basic entry requirements, do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-9, or three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D degree or Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or a combination of education and experience? (See the "Qualifications" section of the announcement for the definition of specialized experience). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please indicate your experience as a consultant or collaborator on survey design and methodology with the following. Answer to this question is required
  • Development of survey instrument
  • Sampling
  • Editing
  • Imputation
  • Data Quality Evaluation
  • None of the Above
3 I have performed the following program analysis and evaluation functions: 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.
  • Provided recommendations to higher level officials to improve program operations.
  • None of the above
4 Please indicate your experience in working on projects for the development of population projections. Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed or developed fertility assumptions
  • I have analyzed or developed mortality assumptions
  • I have analyzed or developed international migration assumptions
  • I have used the Cohort Component Method to produce projections
  • I have prepared projection results for dissemination
  • I have responded to data request or call for information about projections
  • None of the above
5 Check all the responses that describe your writing activities to date: Answer to this question is required
  • Project status reports
  • Composed documents or correspondence of a business nature
  • Reports or findings regarding workers' compensation cases or accident investigation
  • Trade or professional association publication articles
  • Technical manuals or other instructional materials
  • College level research papers
  • Graduate level or professional school thesis, practicum, or dissertation (or equivalent)
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience creating charts and graphs using free or open source software that communicate data in publications or web sites? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please indicate your experience working on projects which require strong interpersonal, group and customer-service related skills. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning
  • Gaining cooperation
  • Making decisions
  • Consensus building
  • Meeting deadlines
  • None of the above
8 Indicate your experience living and working in an international context: Answer to this question is required
  • I have traveled overseas
  • I have lived overseas
  • I have worked overseas
  • I have worked overseas on a statistical project
  • None of the above
9 Are you able to travel internationally up to 30 percent of the time to countries such as Bangladesh, Malawi, and Zambia? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Do you have the ability to write clearly and concisely in English and any of the following languages? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Arabic
  • Cambodian (Khmer)
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Tai
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Other language not listed.
  • I do not have the ability to write clearly and concisely in English and any other language.

Grade: 12

1 In addition to the basic entry requirements, do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11)? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Indicate your experience with survey data collection instruments: Answer to this question is required
  • Paper-and-pencil survey instruments
  • Computer assisted telephone or personal interview instruments
  • Web-based survey instruments
  • None of the above
3 Please indicate your experience as a consultant or collaborator on survey design and methodology with the following. Answer to this question is required
  • Development of survey instrument
  • Sampling
  • Editing
  • Imputation
  • Data Quality Evaluation
  • None of the Above
4 Indicate your experience planning, developing, and implementing a training program. Answer to this question is required
  • Planned a training program.
  • Developed a training program.
  • Implemented a training program.
  • None of the above.
5 Please indicate your experience in working on projects for the development of population projections. Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed or developed fertility assumptions
  • I have analyzed or developed mortality assumptions
  • I have analyzed or developed international migration assumptions
  • I have used the Cohort Component Method to produce projections
  • I have prepared projection results for dissemination
  • I have responded to data request or call for information about projections
  • None of the above
6 Check all the responses that describe your writing activities to date: Answer to this question is required
  • Project status reports
  • Composed documents or correspondence of a business nature
  • Professional publication articles
  • Technical manuals or other instructional materials
  • College level research papers
  • Graduate level or professional school thesis, practicum, or dissertation (or equivalent)
  • None of the above
7 Do you have experience creating charts and graphs using free or open source software that communicate data in publications or web sites? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 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
9 Indicate your experience living and working in an international context: Answer to this question is required
  • I have traveled overseas
  • I have lived overseas
  • I have worked overseas
  • I have worked overseas on a statistical project
  • None of the above
10 Are you able to travel internationally up to 30 percent of the time to countries such as Bangladesh, Malawi, and Zambia? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Do you have the ability to write clearly and concisely in English and any of the following languages? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Arabic
  • Cambodian (Khmer)
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Tai
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Other language not listed.
  • I do not have the ability to write clearly and concisely in English and any other language.

Grade: All Grades

1 Do you have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR a combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree? Studies must have included at least 15 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, 6 of which must be in statistics, plus 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: the Social Sciences, Physical Sciences or Biological Sciences.
  • Yes
  • No
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.
2 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
    2.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
    2.2 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
    2.3 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
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  • Professional Conference/Organization
    2.1 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
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
3 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No