Job Overview

Summary

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 POP-2016-0003, Geographer, GS-0150-09/11/12, CENSUS-M-ICV.

This vacancy is for a Geographer position in the Population Division located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

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

Relocation expenses may be paid.

This is a BARGAINING unit position.

Duties

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. Duties include:

  • Use geographic information systems (GIS) and/or satellite image analysis software to identify, process, analyze, and compare geographic and demographic patterns.
  • Design, develop, implement, analyze, and report on geographic projects using a variety of data.
  • Develop and use GIS and/or satellite image analysis methods to prepare spatial databases, map population patterns, and analyze results.
  • Describe and analyze results of studies of population patterns. Write reports, methods documents, and articles, and create technical presentations for meetings and conferences.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation may be authorized

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Open to all U.S Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.