Census Recruiter (Spanish), GG-0301-09/11/12, Census-INT-CB

Department Of Commerce Los Angeles, CA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This position is for the LA Regional Census Center, located in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. Applicants must currently reside in one of the following states to be considered for this position:

* Alaska

* California

* Hawaii

* Idaho

* Nevada

* Oregon

* Washington

The primary mission of this position is to develop and implement the recruiting plan for the Decennial Census.

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).

A trial period may be required.

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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Responsibilities

The person selected for this position will:

* Develop, organize, manage, and implement the recruitment program, activities, and functions of the excepted service employees of the Los Angeles Regional Census Center.

* Develop a strategic plan for recruitment programs, operations, and goals for the Los Angeles Regional Census Center.

* Conduct or participate in group recruiting sessions throughout the region.

* Analyze and monitor progress, performance, and cost data of a recruitment program to ensure recruitment operations are within specific time limits and budget constraints.

Travel Required

50% or less - Position requires frequent travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Who May Apply This job is open to…

Current or Former Census Bureau Employee on:

* Excepted or

* Competitive Service Appointments

NOTE: Current Census Bureau employees holding a permanent competitive position will have return rights to their permanent position of record. Current Census Bureau employees on excepted service appointment will not have return rights to their position of record.

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

* Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizen.

* Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal Employment.

* Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).

* Must be 18 years of older to be hired.

* 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.

Qualifications

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.

Selective Factor: This is a bilingual position. Applicants will be required to self-certify proficiency in Spanish as a condition of employment. To be considered proficient you must be able to speak, read, and write in English and Spanish. All applicants must have the ability to converse and translate fluently from Spanish into English and from English to Spanish, and accurately reflect the intent and meaning of the original material.

Examples of specialized experience or education sought for this position are:

GG-0301-09

EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-07 in the Federal Service that demonstrates: experience implementing a recruitment plan designed to meet unique staffing requirements such as part-time employment, shift work, or second income positions in a competitive labor market through professional employment agencies, state unemployment offices, vocational or technical schools. Experience participating in meetings with diverse groups and gathering information on recruitment programs or activities by conducting interviews of individuals.

* OR-

EDUCATION: Two full years of graduate education or a Master's degree directly related to the position that demonstrates operations' management; organizational behavior; managing human resources; personnel management; personnel interviewing; project management; operations' research, approaches to managerial decisions; creative writing; advertising; public relations techniques.

GG-0301-11

EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS-09 in the Federal Service that demonstrates 1 and 2 or 3 below (must meet paragraph 1 plus either paragraph 2 or 3):

* Experience planning and implementing a recruitment campaign designed to meet unique staffing requirements such as part-time employment, shift work, or second income positions in a competitive labor market.

* Experience preparing recruitment materials aimed at enhancing the understanding of groups or individuals and conducting workshops, seminars, and meetings with organizations, schools, state and local government agencies to stimulate interest.

* Experience participating in meeting with the general public or specialized groups to gain an understanding of programs, services, activities, or obtain feedback regarding recruitment programs or activities and employment opportunities.

* OR-

EDUCATION: Three full years of graduate education or the Ph.D coursework in production and/or operations management; organizational behavior, managing human resources; personnel management; personnel interviewing; project management; operations' research; approaches to managerial decision making; creative writing; advertising; public relations techniques OR dissertation on recruitment or staffing, workforce diversity or labor market analyses/statistics.

GG-0301-12

EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS-11 in the Federal Service that demonstrates 1 and 2, and 3 or 4 below (must meet paragraph 1 and 2 plus either paragraph 3 or 4):

* Experience planning and implementing a recruiting campaign to fill a combination of professional, technical, administrative, and clerical positions designed to meet unique staffing requirements such as part-time employment, shift work or second income positions in a competitive labor market or hard to fill positions such as industrial, low income, or minority groups.

* Experience developing and preparing recruitment materials to reach potential applicants through the news and print media such as radio, television, newspaper, facts sheets, articles, or speeches and informing community of employment opportunities.

* Experience analyzing, evaluating, and developing recruitment program guidelines that define the scope and parameters for implementing recruitment activities which includes materials, deadlines and reporting requirements for use by others in recruiting.

* Experience conducting workshops, seminars, or meetings with non-profit organizations, schools, state and government agencies and cooperating industries or business to provide information regarding recruitment programs and employment opportunities.

EDUCATION: No substitution of education for experience is permitted at this grade level.

Education