About the Agency
This vacancy is for a Geographer position in the Chicago Regional Office located in Oak Brook, Illinois.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the `Who May Apply`section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see CHICAGO RO-2017-0034, Geographer, GG-0150-12, CENSUS-DE-JMW.
Relocation expenses will be paid.
Current Career/Career Conditional Census Employee: This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity. This temporary promotion may be extended, not-to-exceed 5 years, terminated earlier, or be made permanent without further competition at management’s discretion. At the conclusion of the temporary promotion, the employee will return to their position of record.
Non-Current Career/Career Conditional Census Employee: This is a Temporary Appointment. This position will be filled as a Temporary Appointment Not-To-Exceed (NTE) 1 years with a possible extension of 1 additional year, at management's discretion.
The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.
The individual selected for this position will:
- Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, geographic concepts, tools, and systems to update databases, perform geographic and/or geospatial analysis, and/or produce geographic and cartographic products.
- Conduct and facilitate discussions, meetings, presentations, and workshops with a variety of staff and stakeholders to gather and disseminate information.
- Make recommendations and implement procedures to identify analyze problems with geographic projects, weigh relevance and accuracy of information, generate and evaluate alternative solutions.
- Use software programs to communicate the status of projects that are analyzed to develop reports and presentations.