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US Census Bureau Area Census Office Manager in Brookhaven, New York

Announcement number: RCC2020NY-2019-0443

Control number: 526812700

Appointment type

Term - This is a Time Limited Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 09/30/2020. This appointment may be extended at management's discretion.


Duty Station: Initially will be the selectee's home address (Work At Home position) until the opening of the Area Census Office (ACO) in Brookhaven, NY. At that time the employee will be required to report to the ACO as their regular place of work.

In order to be considered, all applicants must reside in the following NY county: Suffolk County, NY.

Relocation will not be paid.


Supervise employees directly in the office and indirectly in the field.
Evaluate employees directly and indirectly, taking appropriate action regarding hiring, promotions and reassignment. Take disciplinary action when necessary.
Communicate daily with various internal staff such as Area Managers, other ACO Managers, ACO staff, and staff in the Regional Census Center.
Direct the phases of the field activities, including automated data collection.
Ensure that the quality and quantity of work produced is monitored and controlled to meet rigid schedules.
Responsible for continuous review and analysis of cost, performance and progress reports; and make critical decisions to meet deadlines and to control spending.
Provide direction, leadership and coordination of property management activities.
Provide oversight and guidance to maximize the useful lifecycle of personal property including acquisition, receipt, utilization and disposal.
Travel Required
50% or less - Position requires 25% local travel and 25% overnight travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship
Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (
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.

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, and additional CUT-OFF dates may be set as requested by management. The first CUT-OFF date is March 15, 2019.

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 or education.

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.

EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience for this position that includes overseeing and providing guidance directly to staff. Experience working in a team environment, communication verbally and in writing to ensure steady workflow of multiple programs. Experience communicating with diverse populations. Experience setting priorities and developing, monitoring and/or analyzing detailed program/project requirements and implementation schedules. Experience providing direction and coordination of property management to improve facilities, support services and IT products.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in any area with Superior Academic Achievement OR one full year of graduate education directly related to the position.

How to Apply: Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.

To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at