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1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Job Fair
  • Information/Application Session
  • Radio/TV
  • Print Advertisement/Paper
  • Postcard Mailing
  • Job Board
  • Social Media
  • Census Bureau Employee
  • Other
    1.1 Please explain. Maximum length of 250 characters.
2 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have 1 year of general experience or 2 years of education above high school or a combination of experience and education? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of general experience). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I am applying for: Answer to this question is required
  • Day Shift
  • Night Shift
5 Do you have experience performing data entry and verifying the accuracy of data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have experience with iCADE or similar Key from Image data capture systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Indicate your experience working in a data entry position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in this area.
  • I have training or education in this area but have not performed this task on the job.
  • I have limited experience performing data entry duties in a work environment.
  • I have extensive experience performing data entry work and routinely work independently and provide direction to others.
8 Select the statement that best describes your level of experience with respect to data entry activities. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience supervising a group of data entry keyers.
  • I have experience as a lead over a group of data entry keyers.
  • I have experience working as a data entry keyer in a timed, production environment.
  • I have experience working with computers and automated equipment.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
9 Do you have experience pinpointing errors and/or problems, and taking actions to correct survey documents or questionnaires? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Indicate your experience keying in a production environment. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have keyed from coded documents.
  • I have keyed from unedited/uncoded documents.
  • I have been required to code documents simultaneously while keying.
  • I have verified data units keyed by others and recorded the results.
  • None of the above.
11 Identify the data entry skills you have routinely and successfully applied in a professional environment. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Key numeric data from a variety of source documents.
  • Key alpha numeric data from a variety of source documents.
  • Provide direction or guidance to new staff on keying procedures.
  • Verify data keyed by others to identify errors and provide correction.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the answer which best describes your experience following directions. Answer to this question is required
  • I am accustomed to working predominantly from in-person instruction, referring to my supervisor or a more seasoned employee for advice on problem resolution.
  • I am accustomed to working from a set of written procedures, referring to these or to other approved written guidelines before referring to a senior employee or supervisor for assistance.
  • I am accustomed to working from both written and in-person instructions, referring to written guidelines to resolve unusual problems or situations before notifying my supervisor.
  • I have no experience in this area.
13 Do you have experience working in a fast-paced changing work environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Do you have experience working in an organization that requires deadlines to be met without exception? Answer to this question is required
  • I am accustomed to working in positions under strict deadlines and time constraints.
  • I am accustomed to working under conditions with somewhat flexible deadlines.
  • I am not accustomed to working under conditions of rigid deadlines.
15 What answer best typifies your experience working in a keying production environment? Answer to this question is required
  • I have job experience working in a fast paced keying environment characterized by production standards.
  • I have job experience working in an environment that required occasional keying or typing.
  • I have experience keyboarding in an educational setting.
  • I have experience typing or keyboarding in a home atmosphere.
  • I have experience inputting data in spreadsheets or databases.
  • None of the above.
16 Do you have the ability to type 25 words per minute with three or fewer errors in a five-minute sample? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No