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US Census Bureau Geographer in New York, New York

Announcement number:RCC2020NY-2019-0873

Control number: 547558100

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.


This vacancy is a Geographer position located in the New York Regional Census Center (NYRCC) in New York, NY.

This position has a positive education requirement; please refer to the education section for additional information.

Applicants that apply by the 1ST CUT-OFF date, October 16, 2019, will be considered first.

Relocation will NOT be paid.


The individual selected for this position will:

•Use geographic information systems (GIS) and other geographic methods to identify, process, analyze, and compare geographic and demographic patterns.
•Review proposals, plans, and specification for geographic operations; studie and critique statistical methodology and general data collection specifications as the affect geographic support functions.
•Design, develop, and implement, GIS and other geographic methods to prepare spatial databases, and map population patterns.
•Acquire address lists from tax offices, city engineers, local planning agencies, utility companies, etc. in order enhance, update, or create address files included in the Master address file.
•Analyze and report on results of studies of population patterns and write reports, methods documents, and articles as well as create technical presentations for meetings and conferences.

Travel Required
25% or less - Occasional travel may be required - 25%

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship and be 18 years or older to be hired.
Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (
A trial period may be required.
This is not a 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 April 05, 2019.

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

If you have problems completing your online application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by email at or by phone at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday—Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.