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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
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  • 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 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 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
7 Do you have experience analyzing programs or projects processes for effectiveness and efficiency? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
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 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
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 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
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 as a technical lead for a team. Answer to this question is required
  • Explain team goals and objectives to assigned team members and assist team in organizing to accomplish work
  • Coach, facilitate, solve work problems and participate in the work of the team
  • Provide functional/technical expertise on team assignments
  • Communicate assignments, milestones and deadlines to the team and individuals based on supervisor's instructions
  • Identify developmental and training needs for team and relay training needs and requests to supervisor
  • Provide on-the-job training to team members
  • Perform reviews of team members' work
  • Inform supervisor of employee attendance and/or behavioral problems
  • Relay requests for resources and supplies
  • 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 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
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 Do you have experience collaborating with customers to understand user requirements and meet customer expectations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 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
19 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
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 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
22 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
23 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