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Grade: 12

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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 at least 1 year of specialized experience which is equivalent to grade 11 level in this series? This specialized experience is that which equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position as described in this vacancy announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Choose the statement that best characterizes your experience in prioritizing, planning, and executing human resource activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led human resource projects through their life-cycle, including: identifying goals; choosing strategies; implementing plans; monitoring progress; and evaluating impact.
  • I have shown personal direct accomplishment in all of the following project life-cycle stages, though not necessarily in the same project: identifying goals; choosing strategies; implementing plans; monitoring progress; and evaluating impact.
  • I have participated as a team member through at least two life-cycle stages of a project that had significant impact on the human resources program in a large organization or significant component.
  • I have planned and completed a significant human resources project that did not require coordination across work units or monitoring the efforts of others.
  • None of the above.
6 Do you have experience interacting with Enterprise-level management information systems to access and reformat data for analysis? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have experience analyzing and making recommendations on proposals for HR automation efficiencies to enhance HR operations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Select the ONE answer that best describes your skill and experience in communicating results and providing recommendations of your analyses in written form. Answer to this question is required
  • I am highly experienced in communicating results and providing recommendations of my analyses in written form.
  • I have experience in communicating results and providing recommendations of my analyses in written form.
  • I have had education or training, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have no experience in any of the above.
9 I have experience preparing and/or reviewing human resources actions, reports, or documents concerning the following subject-matter areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Classification
  • Staffing and Placement
  • Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Pay and Processing
  • Workforce Development
  • Labor Management
  • None of the above
10 Do you have experience analyzing the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Tracking key workforce metrics.
  • Workforce analytics.
  • Identifying key performance indicators.
  • Competency gaps.
  • Workforce modeling.
  • Organizational demographics data.
  • Workforce demographics data.
  • Human Capital management strategies.
  • None of the above.
11 Select activities from the following list that you have performed regularly and which demonstrate your ability to provide workforce planning advice, and analyze workforce data. Answer to this question is required
  • Identify, investigate, and develop recommendations for short- and long-term human capital plans.
  • Research and develop workforce planning or succession planning metrics.
  • Query and retrieve large data sets from various database formats to combine for analysis or reporting.
  • Conducting workforce planning training.
  • Developing Strategic Human Capital Plans.
  • Tracking key workforce metrics.
  • Leading workforce planning efforts.
  • None of the above.
12 What is your experience in using data visualization techniques to enhance reports and presentations? Answer to this question is required
  • I have taken training in the use of data visualization to enhance reports and presentations.
  • I have used data visualization techniques to enhance reports and presentations.
  • I have taught others to use data visualization to enhance reports and presentations.
  • I have no experience.
13 Describe your experience with developing, customizing reports and queries, and producing presentation materials with Microsoft Excel. Answer to this question is required
  • Imported data into new spreadsheets
  • Queried databases
  • Extracted data
  • Tracked budget
  • Manipulated data
  • Produced charts or reports
  • Expert user
  • Novice user
  • None of the above
14 Indicate your experience in human capital initiatives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked on human capital program planning and management.
  • I have worked on cross-functional human capital integration.
  • I have worked on workforce planning projects.
  • I have worked on succession planning projects.
  • I have worked on human capital metrics and accountability.
  • I have worked on leadership development programs.
  • I have worked on strategic program and organizational alignment.
  • None of the above
15 From the choices below, please identify the statement that best describes your ability to manage projects. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led teams/working groups and motivated others to accomplish a long-term project.
  • I have participated as a team member on a long-term project.
  • I have led teams/working groups and motivated others to accomplish a multitude of major projects.
  • I have participated as a team member for a multitude of major projects.
  • None of the above.
16 Please select the response that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have created clear, logical and realistic plans and ensured that the team was informed of actions, steps and objectives.
  • I have developed objective measures of success to track progress against goals, and identified risks and issues, and communicated to stakeholders.
  • I have translated goals into specific, measurable outcomes, and articulated the approaches necessary to achieve these outcomes to stakeholders.
  • I have created a clear, logical, and realistic plan by considering the impact of internal and external constraints and the timing of external events.
  • None of the above.
17 Please select the response that best describes your experience planning and organizing work Answer to this question is required
  • Outlines tasks and milestones, and delegates responsibilities to complete objectives; creates clear, logical and realistic plans and ensures the team knows action steps and objectives; and develops objective measures of success to track progress against goals, identifying risks and issues and communicating to stakeholders.
  • Establishes priorities and understands the big picture by considering the impact of timing and internal and external events, and effectively communicates objectives to key stakeholders.
  • Creates a clear, logical, and realistic plan by considering the impact of internal and external constraints and the timing of external events, and translates goals into specific, measurable outcomes, and articulates the approach necessary to achieve these outcomes to various stakeholders
  • None of the above.
18 I have experience in the following laws, regulations, policies, and procedures that impact Human Resources Management Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstration Projects
  • Performance Management
  • Staffing
  • Employee Benefits
  • Classification
  • Compensation
  • Information Systems
  • Recruitment & Placement
  • Human Resources Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Labor Relations
  • Employee Records Management
  • Executive Resources
  • Workforce Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Evaluation of Human Resources Programs
  • Workforce Assessments
  • Succession Planning
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • New Employee Orientation
  • None of the above
19 Please select the response that best describes your experience presenting human resources information. Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted human resources training for managers and staff.
  • I have conducted research and presented findings in meetings.
  • I have presented human resources information and other data to senior management.
  • I have served as a subject matter expert, representing the division in meetings or on workgroups.
  • None of the above.
20 Which of the following statements best describe your highest level of experience analyzing established work processes and developing recommendations for improvements or modifications? Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed work processes and developed recommendations as part of a team.
  • I have drafted and conducted analyses to evaluate work processes, developed recommendations, monitored and reported implementation status.
  • I have analyzed work processes and developed recommendations under close supervision to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have independently analyzed work processes and developed recommendations as a regular part of my job, normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • None of the above.
21 Please select from the following list the response that best describes your highest level of experience providing human resources advice and assistance and being viewed as an HR consultant and strategic partner in resolving key management problems: Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience that involves working with senior management to resolve unique or complex human resources issues in a way that reflects a partnership with management. This includes exploring unique or untried solutions and initiating ongoing contacts with managers to foster strong working relationships.
  • I have experience that involves working with senior management to resolve human resources issues. Upon request from management, I provide consultation and advice that includes exploring unique or untried solutions.
  • I have experience that involves routinely educating, advising or participating in meetings with middle management, either individually or in groups, to address HR issues or problems.
  • None of the above
22 Please rate your experience communicating complex and program information to a variety of audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience.
  • I have communicated program information in informal groups or in meetings.
  • I have developed written material that communicated complex and technical program information with the guidance of a supervisor and presented the information to others within the organization.
  • I have independently developed written material that communicated complex and technical program information and presented that information to audiences that included agency executives and/or interested stakeholders.