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Grade: 07

1 Choose one answer that best describes your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess 1 full year of graduate level education.
  • I possess superior academic achievement.
  • I possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-5). 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
2 Do you have experience analyzing and reporting data related to agency/organizational objectives? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the statement that best describes your experience identifying and researching technical issues: Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and researched technical issues.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues and communicated these issues to higher-level managers.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues, communicated these issues to higher-level managers, and provided recommended solutions.
  • I do not have experience as described above.
4 Have you written analyses of the impact of changes to data collection procedures and recommended specific courses of action to management in support of a regional or national survey or census? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Indicate your experience planning, implementing, supporting and monitoring program objectives and activities for data collection operations and evaluating their effectiveness and documenting results. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning the goals and objectives of data collection operations.
  • Writing detailed implementation plans that include schedule, staffing, and budget guidelines for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Planning and developing reference and instructional materials for use by field staff and field managers for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Establishing target completion dates and productivity goals for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Training regional staff and identifying and resolving problems as they arise for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Monitoring program progress relative to objectives for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience working on the resolution of operational issues among multiple divisions for a large-scale survey or census operation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please indicate your experience working with regional management or staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience working with regional management or staff.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to negotiate plans, assumptions, and costs.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to determine resolutions to issues arising during operations.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to coordinate headquarters observations of activity.
8 I have performed the following program analysis and evaluation functions: Answer to this question is required
  • Extracted relevant pieces of information from documents and other sources.
  • Used data analysis software packages and interpreted data.
  • Used a variety of methods to collect data.
  • Analyzed information to uncover patterns or trends.
  • Presented statistical data in easily understandable terms.
  • Analyzed information to determine validity of program data.
  • Evaluated program performance data.
  • Provided recommendations to higher level officials to improve program operations.
  • None of the above
9 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.
10 Do you have experience identifying and researching problems on assigned tasks and communicating these issues and recommending solutions to high-level managers? Answer to this question is required
  • identified problems
  • researched issues
  • developed recommendations for solution
  • implemented recommendations
  • none of the above
11 Have you managed multiple projects at the same time and resolved group or individual differences and/or conflicts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 09

1 GS-9 - Choose one answer that best describes your education and/or experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree
  • I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
  • I have a LL.B. or J.D.
  • I possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-7). 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
2 Do you have experience analyzing and reporting data related to agency/organizational objectives? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the statement that best describes your experience identifying and researching technical issues: Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and researched technical issues.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues and communicated these issues to higher-level managers.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues, communicated these issues to higher-level managers, and provided recommended solutions.
  • I do not have experience as described above.
4 Have you written analyses of the impact of changes to data collection procedures and recommended specific courses of action to management in support of a regional or national survey or census? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Indicate your experience planning, implementing, supporting and monitoring program objectives and activities for data collection operations and evaluating their effectiveness and documenting results. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning the goals and objectives of data collection operations.
  • Writing detailed implementation plans that include schedule, staffing, and budget guidelines for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Planning and developing reference and instructional materials for use by field staff and field managers for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Establishing target completion dates and productivity goals for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Training regional staff and identifying and resolving problems as they arise for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Monitoring program progress relative to objectives for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience working on the resolution of operational issues among multiple divisions for a large-scale survey or census operation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please indicate your experience working with regional management or staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience working with regional management or staff.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to negotiate plans, assumptions, and costs.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to determine resolutions to issues arising during operations.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to coordinate headquarters observations of activity.
8 I have performed the following program analysis and evaluation functions: Answer to this question is required
  • Extracted relevant pieces of information from documents and other sources.
  • Used data analysis software packages and interpreted data.
  • Used a variety of methods to collect data.
  • Analyzed information to uncover patterns or trends.
  • Presented statistical data in easily understandable terms.
  • Analyzed information to determine validity of program data.
  • Evaluated program performance data.
  • Provided recommendations to higher level officials to improve program operations.
  • None of the above
9 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.
10 Do you have experience identifying and researching problems on assigned tasks and communicating these issues and recommending solutions to high-level managers? Answer to this question is required
  • identified problems
  • researched issues
  • developed recommendations for solution
  • implemented recommendations
  • none of the above
11 Have you managed multiple projects at the same time and resolved group or individual differences and/or conflicts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 11

1 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
2 Do you have experience analyzing and reporting data related to agency/organizational objectives? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the statement that best describes your experience identifying and researching technical issues: Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and researched technical issues.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues and communicated these issues to higher-level managers.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues, communicated these issues to higher-level managers, and provided recommended solutions.
  • I do not have experience as described above.
4 Have you written analyses of the impact of changes to data collection procedures and recommended specific courses of action to management in support of a regional or national survey or census? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Indicate your experience planning, implementing, supporting and monitoring program objectives and activities for data collection operations and evaluating their effectiveness and documenting results. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning the goals and objectives of data collection operations.
  • Writing detailed implementation plans that include schedule, staffing, and budget guidelines for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Planning and developing reference and instructional materials for use by field staff and field managers for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Establishing target completion dates and productivity goals for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Training regional staff and identifying and resolving problems as they arise for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Monitoring program progress relative to objectives for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience working on the resolution of operational issues among multiple divisions for a large-scale survey or census operation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please indicate your experience working with regional management or staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience working with regional management or staff.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to negotiate plans, assumptions, and costs.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to determine resolutions to issues arising during operations.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to coordinate headquarters observations of activity.
8 I have performed the following program analysis and evaluation functions: Answer to this question is required
  • Extracted relevant pieces of information from documents and other sources.
  • Used data analysis software packages and interpreted data.
  • Used a variety of methods to collect data.
  • Analyzed information to uncover patterns or trends.
  • Presented statistical data in easily understandable terms.
  • Analyzed information to determine validity of program data.
  • Evaluated program performance data.
  • Provided recommendations to higher level officials to improve program operations.
  • None of the above
9 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.
10 Do you have experience identifying and researching problems on assigned tasks and communicating these issues and recommending solutions to high-level managers? Answer to this question is required
  • identified problems
  • researched issues
  • developed recommendations for solution
  • implemented recommendations
  • none of the above
11 Have you managed multiple projects at the same time and resolved group or individual differences and/or conflicts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 12

1 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
2 Do you have experience analyzing and reporting data related to agency/organizational objectives? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Please select the statement that best describes your experience identifying and researching technical issues: Answer to this question is required
  • I have identified and researched technical issues.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues and communicated these issues to higher-level managers.
  • I have identified and researched technical issues, communicated these issues to higher-level managers, and provided recommended solutions.
  • I do not have experience as described above.
4 Have you written analyses of the impact of changes to data collection procedures and recommended specific courses of action to management in support of a regional or national survey or census? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Indicate your experience planning, implementing, supporting and monitoring program objectives and activities for data collection operations and evaluating their effectiveness and documenting results. Answer to this question is required
  • Planning the goals and objectives of data collection operations.
  • Writing detailed implementation plans that include schedule, staffing, and budget guidelines for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Planning and developing reference and instructional materials for use by field staff and field managers for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Establishing target completion dates and productivity goals for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Training regional staff and identifying and resolving problems as they arise for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • Monitoring program progress relative to objectives for a large-scale data collection operation.
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience working on the resolution of operational issues among multiple divisions for a large-scale survey or census operation? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Please indicate your experience working with regional management or staff. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience working with regional management or staff.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to negotiate plans, assumptions, and costs.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to determine resolutions to issues arising during operations.
  • I have worked with regional management or staff to coordinate headquarters observations of activity.
8 I have performed the following program analysis and evaluation functions: Answer to this question is required
  • Extracted relevant pieces of information from documents and other sources.
  • Used data analysis software packages and interpreted data.
  • Used a variety of methods to collect data.
  • Analyzed information to uncover patterns or trends.
  • Presented statistical data in easily understandable terms.
  • Analyzed information to determine validity of program data.
  • Evaluated program performance data.
  • Provided recommendations to higher level officials to improve program operations.
  • None of the above
9 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.
10 Do you have experience identifying and researching problems on assigned tasks and communicating these issues and recommending solutions to high-level managers? Answer to this question is required
  • identified problems
  • researched issues
  • developed recommendations for solution
  • implemented recommendations
  • none of the above
11 Have you managed multiple projects at the same time and resolved group or individual differences and/or conflicts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

1 AOC10: Do you reside in the area of consideration listed in the summary section of the job announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 AOC 10 {RCC} Please select the best choice that applies to you. You will receive consideration for the eligibility you select below only. If it is determined the choice you select does not apply to you, you will not be considered under this vacancy announcement.     Answer to this question is required
  • Current or former Federal government employee on an Excepted Service Appointment.
  • Current or former Federal government employee on a Competitive Service Appointment.
  • Surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP). Note: If you select that you wish to be considered as a surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP), you MUST have received your written notice "Certificate of Expected Separation" or your formal "Reduction In Force Separation Notice." Please review the Other Information section for more information on CTAP.
  • Individuals eligible for an appointment under a special appointing authority. Some examples of special appointing authorities are Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (Note: VRA can only be used for Grades 11 and below), 30% or more disabled veterans, and persons with disabilities.
  • None of the above.
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.
3 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
    3.1 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
    3.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • Professional Conference/Organization
    3.1 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
    3.1 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
4 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Have you had one or more of the following Awards: Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, performance award or equivalent valued at $1000 or greater (within the last 3 years)? Director's Award for Innovation, Census Award of Excellence, Quality Step Increase, Equal Employment Opportunity Award, or equivalent (within the last 3 years)? Department of Commerce Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal or equivalent honorary award (Lifetime)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
7 In the last 3 years, have you had one or more of the following Awards: On-the-Spot Award, Time Off Award or equivalent? Special Achievement Award, Special Act Award, Cash-in-a-Flash, performance award, or equivalent valued at $999 or less? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
8 Indicate your most recent performance rating (received within the last four years). Answer to this question is required
  • My most recent performance rating is at least at the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • My most recent performance rating is below the Fully Successful or equivalent level.
  • I have not received a performance rating within the last four years.