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Grade: 13

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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 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 kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
    1.2 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
    1.3 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
  • 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
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
2 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level ? (See the 'Qualifications' section for a definition of specialized experience) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Select the type(s) of employee relations issue(s) with which you have had substantial experience: Answer to this question is required
  • Unacceptable Performance
  • Grievances
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Conduct and Discipline
  • Reasonable Accommodation
  • Adverse Actions
  • Litigation
  • Drafting Settlement Agreements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Denial of Within-grade Increases
  • Drug-free Workplace Issues
  • None of the above
6 Indicate your experience researching and interpreting Federal adverse action regulations and determining best approaches to help meet agency/organizational needs. Answer to this question is required
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • Federal Labor Relations Authority
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Comptroller General Decisions
  • Title 5, Chapter 75 of the United States Code - Adverse Actions
  • Title 5, Chapter 43-Performance Based Actions
  • 5 CFR 752, Adverse Actions
  • 5 CFR 432, Performance based reduction in grade and removal actions
  • 5 CFR 731, Suitability
  • Office of Personnel Management
  • Department, Bureau, or Agency policy and procedures
  • None of the above
7 Do you have experience analyzing adverse actions cases and communicating your findings to management and/or your supervisors? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Do you have experience working in a human resources team environment and using project management principles to provide management with timely responses to queries and assignments? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your experience providing innovative human resources solutions to complex problems. (Choose all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed new insights into situations and applied innovative solutions to Human Resources issues/problems and designed new methods or procedures.
  • I have utilized management skills to anticipate and keep abreast of new and changing initiatives to serve as a consultant and advisor to top management.
  • I have applied knowledge of an organization's culture, mission and functions to provide effective human resource services.
  • I have served on panels, committees, or task forces as a representative for the organization on technical or professional issues.
  • I have obtained and reviewed feedback on customer service and recommended improvements.
  • I have modified products or services provided based on suggestions or feedback from customers.
  • I have used presentation software to present briefings to top management.
  • I have worked primarily with individual employees on human resources topics or issues which deal with internal organizational concerns.
  • I have worked with technical program managers, and supervisors on human resources issues/problems making operating-level decisions.
  • I have worked within organizational components and at top levels of responsibility on human resources matters to provide advice on complex, sensitive, and/or controversial issues requiring negotiation skills.
  • I have provided advice on complex, sensitive, and/or controversial issues requiring negotiation skills.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
10 Do you have experience serving as an Agency witness or technical expert in administrative proceedings (e.g. grievance/arbitration, EEO complaint, MSPB hearing, etc?) on adverse actions matters? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Indicate your experience with employee relations programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have met with a variety of individuals within and outside of the organization to resolve issues that affect employee relations programs.
  • I have participated in meetings with groups of individuals on sensitive employee relations issues.
  • I have advised and instructed groups of individuals on sensitive employee relations issues.
  • I am recognized as a technical authority in handling complex employee relations issues.
  • I am recognized as an employee relations authority, have handled complex employee relations policy issues and practiced skills in meeting and dealing with others. This work involved advising, counseling, or mediating with a wide variety of individuals and top management officials on employee relations issues.
  • None of the above
12 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