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Vacancy Details

Grade: 06

1 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level ? (See the 'Qualifications' section for a definition of specialized experience) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Can you type a minimum of 40 words per minute with 3 or fewer errors in a five-minute sample? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 From the list below, please select the response(s) that describe your experience leading teams. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Plan workload, prioritizing key tasks and ensuring the appropriate allocation of time and effort to achieve the required results.
  • Gather information from staff and prepare courses of action for recommendations at higher levels.
  • Implement new or revised laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.
  • Break down the project or program elements into manageable and achievable tasks/activities and create a logical plan.
  • Develop systematic approaches for checking and reviewing work of staff.
  • None of the above.
4 Do you have experience handling multiple clerical and/or administrative tasks simultaneously? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 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.
6 Have you had experience or been given an assignment where you were given strict deadlines for the completion of time-sensitive work? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Indicate your experience using an automated payroll processing database to do the following actions with time and attendance: Answer to this question is required
  • Compute employees' time and attendance.
  • Audit employees' time and attendance.
  • Certify employees' time and attendance.
  • Make adjustments to time and attendance records due to keying errors.
  • None of the above.
8 Indicate your experience administering a time and attendance reporting system. Answer to this question is required
  • I have maintained manual records of attendance, leave, and authorized overtime for staff members.
  • I have entered time and attendance (T&A) records into an automated timekeeping or payroll system for a group of employees.
  • I have advised and assisted employees, supervisors, or managers in timekeeping or payroll matters and assisted in resolving error conditions concerning work hours, work schedules, and leave.
  • I have been formally trained and designated timekeeper responsible for maintaining and reporting all T&A data for an organization of employees.
  • None of the above
9 Do you have experience using an automated personnel processing database to prepare personnel actions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Indicate your experience applying personnel rules, regulations, procedures and policies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in a Human Resources office where I acquired a working knowledge of personnel laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • I have experience in an office setting, other than Human Resources, where I acquired a working knowledge of personnel laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • I have received formal human resources education or training, but have not yet utilized it on the job.
  • None of the above.
11 I am proficient using the following computer packages: Answer to this question is required
  • Presentation software packages (e.g., PowerPoint)
  • Word processing packages (e.g., Microsoft Word)
  • E-mail packages (e.g., Lotus Notes, Microsoft Outlook, Mac Mail, etc.)
  • Spreadsheet packages (e.g., Microsoft Excel)
  • Database packages (e.g., Microsoft Access)
  • Mapping programs or devices (e.g., Google maps, MapQuest, GPS, etc.)
  • None of the above
12 Select the response that best reflects your experience working in an office support position that required establishing priorities and meeting time constraints. Answer to this question is required
  • I have served as the primary office support position that routinely collaborated with others and adjusted multiple priorities to generate results under time-critical deadlines.
  • I have experience in an office support position that routinely required adjusting administrative workloads and resources to meet shifts in priorities.
  • I have experience generating products or services in a work environment that routinely was subjected to time sensitive priorities and deadlines.
  • I have completed training in time management, but have not been employed in a situation that routinely required responding to critical deadlines.
  • None of the above.

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
  • Print Advertisement
  • Professional Conference/Organization
  • Professional Magazine/Trade Journal
  • Radio/TV Announcement
  • Recruiter/Headhunter/Search Firm
  • Social Network
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
2 From which job search website did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • CareerBuilder.com
  • Glassdoor.com
  • Monster.com
  • TweetMyJobs.com
  • USAJOBS.gov
  • US.jobs
  • Other
3 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Brochure
  • Magazine
  • Newspaper
  • Other
4 From which professional conference/organization did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • American Economic Association
  • American Statistical Association
  • League of United Latin American Citizens
  • National Association for Business Economics
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Other
5 From which social network did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Black Planet
  • Facebook
  • Hootsuite
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Other
6 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No