Census Field Manager, AD-0301-00, Census-EXT-SC**AMENDED - U.S. Census Bureau (Bronx)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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Summary

This position is located in the Area Census Office (ACO) in Bronx,NY .This position will oversee the activities of field data collection and directly supervise an assigned team of Census Field Supervisors and office support clerks.

In order to be considered, ALL APPLICANTS MUST RESIDE in Bronx County, New York.

Relocation will NOT be paid.

Applicants that apply by the 1st CUT-OFF date will be considered first.

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Responsibilities

The individual selected for this position will:

  • Directly supervise approximately 10-15 Census Field Supervisors and approximately 3-5 office support clerks.
  • Provide group and individual training, monitor daily assignments, and provide advice and guidance to subordinate staff.
  • Establish an effective working relationship with traditionally hard to enumerate populations or with specific populations indigenous to the area within the office boundaries, which incumbent is responsible for, including those with unique cultural community, religious, or other characteristic.
  • Assure specific levels of quality and progress of field operations are being met through analysis of various computer generated reports and observation.
  • Review and analyze cost, quality, and progress reports to assure operations are conducted within prescribed time/allocations and quality and cost efficient standards.
  • Travel Required

    25% or less - Position requires 25% local travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

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    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitability/background investigation for Federal employment.
  • Registered with Selective Service, if a male born after 12/31/59.
  • Must be 18 years or older to be hired.
  • A supervisory trial period may be required.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Qualifications

    The job announcement has been amended to extend the closing date through December 31, 2019.

    NOTE: This position is advertised as an OPEN CONTINUOUS with 1 CUT-OFF date. Applicants that apply by the CUT-OFF date will be considered first. This announcement may close prior to the closing date. This announcement may also be extended if needed, andadditionalCUT-OFFdates may be set as requested by management. The first CUT-OFF date isJuly 12, 2019.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application submitted clearly indicates that they meet the qualifications listed below. To be eligible for this position, you must have the specialized experience, education, or a combination as indicated below.

    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 experience.

    AD-0301-00

    EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience for this position that includes supervising, training and delegating work to subordinates; overseeing and providing guidance directly to staff; working in a team environment to negotiate with others in order to secure support from multiple businesses and organizations;communicating with diverse populations; setting priorities; developing, monitoring, and/or analyzing detailed program/project requirements and implementation schedules; reviewing cost, quality, and progress reports.

    OR

    EDUCATION: Education cannot be substituted for experience.

    Education

    Additional information

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

  • VRA
  • 30% or more disabled veteran
  • Persons with disabilities
  • The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office at (301) ###-####. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response.

    The following competencies are desirable at the full performance level of this position (FPL AD-00).

  • Ability to supervise, assign work, set priorities, coordinate, and oversee subordinate staff.
  • Skill in establishing an effective working relationship with traditionally hard to enumerate populations or with specific populations indigenous to the area within the office boundaries which incumbent is responsible for, including those with unique cultural community, religious or other characteristics.
  • Skill in analyzing cost progress reports from operations and activities for consistency.
  • For more information on category rating, please go to: Category Rating

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional . Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and, if you are registered with the Selective Service System, if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
  • Your medical documentation should distinguish between disabilities that are temporary or transient versus disabilities, which are chronic, permanent, on-going, or unresolved with no end in sight.
  • Veterans' Preference Documentation: Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214, Member 4 copy, stating disposition of discharge or character of service; Veterans Administration letter, SF-15, etc.) to validate your claim.For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go toFedshirevets
  • Education Documentation : If this position requires proof of higher education or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also includes Census Bureau employees. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer toOPM Education Definitions for more information.
  • You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary

    NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required, applicable documents.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript, if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from the Department of Education's website DOE.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website DOE. You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course-by-course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    The Census Bureau offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees atFederal Employee Benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


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