U.S. Census Bureau
This position is located at the U.S. Census Bureau's Dallas Regional Census Center.
If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see RCC2020DAL-2018-0098, Recruiting Coordinator, GG-0301-13-Census-EXT-KTE.
This is a temporary promotion opportunity not-to-exceed (NTE) 2 years. This position may be extended or terminated earlier at management's discretion. At the conclusion of the temporary promotion, the employee will return to their position of record (please refer to the Note in Who May Apply regarding return rights).
This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
Relocation MAY be paid.
The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.
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The individual selected for this position will:
Develops a strategic recruitment plan for a Regional Census Center (RCC) and an Area Census Office (ACO) to ensure sufficient field and office personnel are hired to support Census operations under stringent time constraints.
Identify major Hard-to-Recruit areas and develops preliminary strategies to achieve a balanced applicant pool in those areas.
Provide administrative and technical supervision to staff in the RCC and ACO performing a variety of duties and responsibilities for carrying out recruitment programs.
Oversee and monitor all recruiting activities to ensure a large pool of qualified applicants are recruited and hired within the geographic boundaries, on schedule, and within budget; train ACO staff responsible for recruitment.
Establishes and maintains working relationships with community groups, businesses, faith-based organizations, media outlets, and regional, local, and tribal governments, to request their help promoting jobs and providing candidates for the regions ACOs.
50% or less - Position requires frequent travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current or Former Census Bureau Employee on -
Competitive Service Appointments.
NOTE: Current Census Bureau employees holding a permanent position (competitive or excepted service) will have return rights to their permanent position of record.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Suitable for Federal employment
Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants are responsible for insuring 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.
Examples of specialized experience or education sought for this opportunity may include:
Applicant 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 supervising a staff; training staff on recruitment techniques; developing a recruitment plan; and promoting recruitment products or services.
No substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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.
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.
30% or more disabled
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. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.
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). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered.
The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies at the full performance level of this position; please do not provide a separate written response.
The following competencies are desirable at the full performance level of this position (FPL 13):
Knowledge of recruiting policies and procedures.
Ability to use available data (demographic, geographic, and socio-economic characteristics), local knowledge of the area, and other resources to increase recruitment in hard-to-recruit areas.
Ability to supervise and evaluate staff, make recommendations on personnel actions regarding promotions, reassignments, need for training, individual conduct and disciplinary action when necessary.
Ability to train individuals and groups in recruiting techniques and strategies.
Ability to communicate and interact with people from diverse backgrounds with various level of responsibility.
Skill in delivering speeches and informal talks to promote and publicize the agency's mission, negotiate with influential individuals to secure and foster support, promote the distribution and us of agency specific products.
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U.S. Census Bureau
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