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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/27/2019
Job Category:
Administration
Geographer, GG-0150-13, Census-DOC-TW
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Department of Commerce | Washington, DC
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Job Description

* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This vacancy is for multiple Geographer positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs area, located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Geographer, GG-0150-13 positions in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

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Responsibilities

The individual selected for this position will:

* Monitor team's progress developing and implementing geographic projects and assignments.
* Analyze management information requirements for geographic programs or operations.
* Establish procedures and systems for assessing the effectiveness of geographic programs and/or management processes.
* Initiates, plans, and manages programs to correctly identify, collect, process or update spatial or address data.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

13


* Job family (Series)

0150 Geography

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. citizen.
* Suitable for Federal employment.
* Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
* Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2019-0011, Geographer, GG-0150-13, Census-DE-TW.

Current Career/Career Conditional U.S. Census Bureau Employee: This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity not to exceed 1 year or 09/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

Non-Current Career/Career Conditional U.S. Census Bureau Employee: This position may be filled as a Temporary Appointment not to exceed 1 year or 09/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

A trial period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

Relocation expenses may not be paid.

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is December 6, 2018. After this date additional referral list will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various Directorates of the U.S. Census Bureau through June 28, 2019.

Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement:

Degree: geography, or related physical or social science such as geology, meterology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields.

OR

Combination of education and experience: equivalent to a major in geography, or related field that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Specialized Experience: For the GG-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes managing spatial or address data activities; designing or modifying geographic programs or operations; resolving operational and geographic problems associated with MAF/TIGER database files. Preparing reports on statistical data, geocoding, boundaries, maps, features, or other spatial data. Analyzing data for geographic support and address list development/maintenance programs, including making recommendations to address problems.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer.

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