Geographer, GG-0150-13, Census-DE-AC

Department Of Commerce, U.S. ...
Washington D.C.
May 20, 2016
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Some applicants may not be eligible to be hired under THIS announcement. Please make sure you apply to the announcement that entitles you to consideration. Read the `Who May Apply` section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see GEO-2016-0013, Geographer, GG-0150-13, Census-CB-AC. which can be assessed at

This vacancy is for multiple Geographer positions in the Geography Division located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

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

Relocation expenses may be paid.

This is a NONBARGAINING unit position.

**Multiple selections may be made from various directorates within the Census Bureau from this announcement for a position with the same title, series, grade(s) promotion potential, general job responsibilities and duty location**

This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cut off date for referral is May XX, 2016. After this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various directorates of the U.S. Census Bureau through May XX, 2017.

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.

    Basic Entry Requirements for All Grade Levels:

    Degree: geography; or related physical or social science such as geology, meteorology, 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.


    Combination of education and experience: equivalent to a major in geography, or a 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 GG-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes managing a project to define, collect, analyze, map, or update address, boundary, or street data for a national geographic database; obtaining available facts and presenting findings in narrative, graphic or statistical form; compiling and synthesizing geographic data as part of a study to determine locations of geographic features and changes in geographic areas and assembling such information for use on maps, charts, or in gazetteers; planning, researching, and implementing investigative projects requiring application of geographic relationships throughout the United States; making determinations regarding the significance of geographic relationships between features on the landscape and governmental unit, administrative, and statistical boundaries; 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.

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

    Not Applicable

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