Job Overview


About the Agency


This position has several duty locations which will be in Detroit, MI; New York, NY; and Seattle, WA and locality pay will be set based on selectee's remote duty location.

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 CLMSO-2016-0004, Data Dissemination Specialist, GS-0301-11/12, CENSUS-MP-DMM.

This vacancy is for a Data Dissemination Specialist position in the Customer Liaison and Marketing Services Division duty stationed in Detroit, MI; New York, NY; and Seattle, WA.

**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 will not be paid.

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: The successful candidates must live in the assignment area: the Detroit, MI metropolitan area; New York, NY metropolitan area; and the Seattle, WA metropolitan area.

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Extensive travel required within the assignment area.


The individual selected for this position will:

  • Conduct outreach to key stakeholders and the public with emphasis on creating and delivering presentations and workshops to explain the availability and usability of Census data.
  • Use communication skills in using tactics and tools to educate audiences about Census Bureau and its programs.
  • Work with diverse audiences to meet their data needs and elicit support for surveys and other census activities.
  • Conduct research and analyze the demographics of the assignment area to assist with the development of communications strategies.
  • Advise senior management on local matters affecting the agency’s mission.
  • Document activity in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to accomplish communication projects with measurable results.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • Extensive travel required within the assignment area.

Relocation Authorized

  • No