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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

No questions specified.

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 job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • 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
    1.1 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
  • 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 GS-11 - Choose one answer that best describes your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
  • I have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
  • I have a LL.M. .
  • I possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-9). See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.
  • I have a combination of education and experience, as indicated in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement.
  • None of the above
5 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
6 Do you have experience working on multiple projects concurrently and working under tight deadlines on a continual basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Do you have experience writing and editing complex written material and correspondence for the signature of senior level to executive level officials? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Do you have experience reviewing outgoing correspondence, reports, and administrative documents for accuracy in accordance with established policy and procedures? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Please indicate your experience regarding written communication: Answer to this question is required
  • Applying English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style rules when preparing routine and non-technical responses to inquiries
  • Composing, reviewing, and finalizing correspondence and/or reports
  • Ensuring correct use of grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and punctuation in accordance with established guidelines
  • Editing and formatting electronic documents
  • Preparing and/or reviewing a variety of forms and documents for accuracy and completeness
  • None of the above
10 Select the statement that best represents your experience routing and controlling incoming/outgoing mail. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience as the primary person responsible for the routing of incoming/outgoing mail for my office. This includes prompt delivery to the appropriate staff member, tracking outgoing or lost mail items to ensure receipt by the intended party, and maintaining a correspondence control system to assure deadlines are met.
  • I have experience routing incoming correspondence to the appropriate staff or area. I ensure that outgoing correspondence is sent to the appropriate person for further action.
  • I have experience routing incoming mail or outgoing mail, but not both.
  • I have no experience with this task.
11 Do you have experience preparing and/or reviewing correspondence such as respondent letters, interviewer assignments, and/or other documents for accuracy in accordance with established policy and procedures? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Indicate your experience reviewing incoming correspondence or other communications. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience determining the level of importance of the correspondence
  • I have experience identifying action items
  • I have experience tracking required responses
  • None of the above
13 Indicate which of the following editing-related tasks you are an expert in performing, have supervised the performance of the task, or are normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of your expertise. Answer to this question is required
  • Proofreading written material to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, and/or structure
  • Reviewing written material to ensure the material is arranged logically and provides facts to support the written content.
  • Correcting written material using writing style guidelines.
  • Making edits or changes in content or organization to improve format submitted for publication.
  • None of the above
14 Indicate your experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet based applications: Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience using Microsoft Word
  • I have experience using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • I have experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet based applications
  • I have experience using Excel
  • I have experience using Excel and Internet based applications
  • I have experience using Internet based applications
  • I do not have experience using any of these software applications
15 Do you have experience in preparing correspondence reports from a tracking system or Access database? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Do you have experience maintaining a correspondence control system that assured specific deadlines and tracking actions? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Please indicate your experience creating, organizing, updating, and maintaining office files including controlled correspondence and confidential documents. Answer to this question is required
  • Created office files including controlled correspondence and confidential documents.
  • Organized office files including controlled correspondence and confidential documents.
  • Updated office files including controlled correspondence and confidential documents.
  • Maintained office files including controlled correspondence and confidential documents.
  • None of the above.
18 Which of the following statements best describes your proficiency using Microsoft Word to create and prepare documents? Answer to this question is required
  • I am adept at creating a variety of documents such as memoranda, correspondence, administrative reports and tables.
  • I am competent at creating documents such as correspondence and administrative reports and tables. My work is reviewed by my supervisor or senior staff before release.
  • I have limited experience in the use of word processing software.
  • I have been trained in the use of word processing software but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I do not have experience using any word processing software.
19 Please indicate your experience with electronic filing. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience organizing an electronic filing system.
  • I have experience creating an electronic filing system.
  • I have experience maintaining an electronic filing system.
  • None of the above.
20 Do you have experience organizing a filing system to ensure the storage and retrieval of office documents? Answer to this question is required
  • No experience
  • Used and maintained an existing filing system.
  • Developed and established a new filing system with extensive input and close supervision by a manager and then used and maintained the system.
  • Developed and established a new filing system with limited input and limited supervision of a manager and then used and maintained the system.
21 Do you have experience handling questions, issues, problems, in a courteous, prompt, and professional manner? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have this type of experience
  • I have some experience handling questions, issues, problems, in a courteous, prompt, and professional manner
  • I have intermediate experience handling questions, issues, problems, in a courteous, prompt, and professional manner
  • I have extensive experience handling questions, issues, problems, in a courteous, prompt, and professional manner
22 Do you have experience responding to customer inquiries to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have this type of experience
  • I have some experience responding to customer inquiries to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner
  • I have intermediate experience responding to customer inquiries to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner
  • I have extensive experience responding to customer inquiries to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner
  • I have experience leading staff in responding to customer inquiries to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner.
23 Which of the following reflects your comfort level calling strangers for information: Answer to this question is required
  • I am uncomfortable contacting strangers on the telephone and asking for information.
  • I am comfortable contacting strangers on the telephone and asking for information.
  • I have no experience contacting strangers on the telephone and asking for information, but feel I would not be uncomfortable doing so.
  • I don't know how I would react when calling strangers on the telephone and asking for information.
24 Do you have experience answering, screening, directing phone calls, and answering routine questions relating to the general work of the office? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 Do you have experience answering and routing phone calls from employees and customers to the appropriate staff personnel? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No