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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

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.
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 AOC5: 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 Department of Commerce employee (includes any Bureau under Commerce) on a permanent competitive appointment.
  • Current Department of Commerce employee (includes any Bureau under Commerce) on a term, temporary or excepted appointment but with reinstatement eligibility.
  • 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.
  • None of the above.
3 Please name your Agency and Department. In addition, please include your Title and Grade. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 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
    4.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 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
    5.1 If you answered yes, please give award type(s), amount(s), and year(s) awarded. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
6 Indicate your most recent performance rating (received within the last 12 months). 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 12 months.
7 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR a combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree? Studies must have included at least 15 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, 6 of which must be in statistics, plus 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: the Social Sciences, Physical Sciences or Biological Sciences. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 In addition to meeting the basic education requirements listed in this announcement, do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12)? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Will you have one year of time-in-grade at the grade 12 level as of the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Indicate your experience setting priorities; and developing, monitoring, and/or analyzing detailed program/project requirements and implementation schedules. Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiating with counterparts within my organization in areas of project requirements, specifications ,schedules, processes, and prioritization.
  • Advising superiors regarding the best course of action on projects by providing implications regarding feasibility, risk, schedule, resources, etc.
  • Setting priorities and monitoring progress of projects.
  • Analyzing detailed project requirements and implementation schedules.
  • None of the above.
13 Do you have experience leading a team and directing the efforts of technical staff to meet critical due dates and project milestones? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Indicate your experience leading and managing a diverse set of projects. Answer to this question is required
  • Leading and managing projects involving multiple divisions
  • Leading and managing projects with outside agencies
  • Leading and managing projects with external stakeholders
  • Leading and managing projects with other interested parties
  • None of the above
15 Please rate your experience communicating complex and technical program information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • 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 organizations.
  • I have independently developed written material that communicated complex and technical program information and presented that information to audiences that included executives and/or interested stakeholders.
  • no experience
16 At which of the following venues do you have experience presenting methodological or technical issues or results from research using housing, economic or demographic data? Answer to this question is required
  • Conference(s)
  • Seminar(s)
  • Advisory committee meeting(s)
  • Press event(s)
  • Educational Workshop(s)
  • Senior level meeting(s)
  • Interagency meeting(s)
  • None of the above
17 How many times have you presented results of your empirical social science research or data products at professional organization conferences or academic institutions? Answer to this question is required
  • 1-2 times
  • 3-4 times
  • 5-6 times
  • 7 or more times
  • None of the above
18 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of training/experience using statistical software packages (SAS, Stata, and/or R). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience using statistical software packages.
  • I have had education or training using statistical software packages but have not yet conducted statistical analysis using this software.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis under close supervision from an instructor, graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis regularly, independently, and usually without review by a graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis regularly and independently, and I have trained others in its use and/or I am normally consulted by others as an expert in its use.
19 Do you have experience reviewing and approving the release of large-scale data files? Answer to this question is required
  • I led the review of and approved the release of large-scale data files.
  • I assisted in the review of large-scale data files.
  • I have training in the review of large-scale data files but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have no experience or training in reviewing or approving large-scale data files.
20 Indicate your experience with technical procedures and specifications for post collection data processing systems, such as detailed computer edit specifications? Answer to this question is required
  • Developing technical procedures and specifications
  • Reviewing technical procedures and specifications
  • Supervising staff who were developing of technical procedures and specifications
  • Presenting or facilitating a walk through of technical procedures and specifications
  • None of the above
21 Do you have a record of research in the social sciences that is demonstrated by your authorship or co-authorship of research papers, conference papers, and/or journal publications? Answer to this question is required
  • I have authored or co-authored research papers.
  • I have authored or co-authored conference papers.
  • I have authored or co-authored journal publications.
  • I do not have this experience.
22 Do you have experience manipulating large person-, household-, and/or business-level datasets (e.g., American Community Survey, American Housing Survey, Survey of Income and Program Participation, Current Population Survey) and conducting socio-economic analyses with such datasets? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No