U.S. Census Bureau
ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS:
Work at Home - This is a Work-at-Home (WAH) position. You must reside in the Seattle Metropolitan, King County area in order to be considered for this position.
This position is located in the Seattle Metropolitan, King County area. The person selected will be responsible for developing partnerships in support of decennial pretests and decennial census within the assigned office.
If you are not eligible under this announement, please see Announcement Number RCC2020LA-2018-0021, Partnership Specialist, GG-0301-7/9/11/12, Census-INT-JMA
Term Appointment: This is a Term Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This appointment may be extended 2 additional years at management's discretion.
A trial period may be required.
This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
Relocation expenses will not 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:
Plan, develop, and coordinate the partnership agreements to ensure activities all levels are carried out, resolves problems encountered, and determines the need for renegotiation.
Addresses questions, concerns and issues related to current and potential partners and stakeholders.
Establish partnership agreements with federal, state local, and tribal governments, and/or local businesses and community groups to develop specific strategies to eliminate enumeration barriers in specific regions in support of the Decennial Census.
Develop presentations, give briefings, conduct meetings and promote partnerships with various governments, local businesses and community groups.
25% or less - Position requires occasional travel, 25%
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All qualified United States citizens.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
Must be 18 years or older to be hired.
You must reside in the Seattle-Tacoma Metropolitan, King County area.
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.
You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 05 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience explaining nontechnical information or providing on-the-job training on regulations, policies, or procedures to others or at briefings, meetings, conferences, or hearings OR work experience in providing instructions or coaching others in athletic, leisure, or community activities, helping customers, clients, or members of the public who were hostile or upset, handling customer complaints or providing instructions to customers or the public either in writing or by telephone.
Bachelor's degree in any area with Superior Academic Achievement OR one full year of graduate education directly related to the position that provided the applicant with the knowledge of speech communication; broadcast journalism; print journalism; creative writing; public administration; advertising; composition; mass communication or mass media; public relations techniques; or radio, television, and film production.
You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 07 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience applying communication principles, methods, techniques for the development of campaigns OR work experience in editing technical material for targeted audience OR work experience interacting and dealing with the public including media, state, and local government officials, community, businesses, and organization program officers.
Two full years of graduate education or master's degree directly related to the position that provided knowledge of broadcast journalism; print journalism; creative writing; public administration; advertising; composition; mass communication or mass media; public relations techniques; or radio, television, and film production.
You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 09 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience applying analytical techniques and interpersonal relations in dealing effectively with targeted audience; and analyzing the views and opinions from organizations and developing recommendations for stimulating interest in activities.
Three full years of graduate education or the Ph.D., directly related to the position that provided the knowledge of speech communication; broadcast journalism; creative writing; public administration; advertising; mass communication or mass media; public relations techniques; or radio, television, and film production.
You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is work experience conducting public affairs programs involving public information community relations activities and seeking cooperation; and presenting information to internal and external groups to inform them of program objectives and activities; and (2) ability to present information to the public including media, state, and local government officials, community businesses, and organization program officers.
No substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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 at 301-763-4060. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
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.(Optional) If you are invited for an interview, you will be required to provide a writing sample.(Optional) If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to bring a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
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 12):
Ability to manage partnership agreements, resolve problems, and address questions and/or concerns.
Knowledge of Federal, state, local, and tribal governments' and/or local business and community groups organizational structures and functions.
Skills in negotiating, with sometimes reluctant, Federal, state, local, and tribal governments and/or local businesses and community groups in order to receive their support in the Decennial Census through partnerships.
Knowledge of presentation methods and techniques such as use of Microsoft PowerPoint.
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