U.S. Census Bureau Space Leasing Representative, GG-0301-12-Census-CTAP/ICTAP-KML in Lakewood, Colorado

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This vacancy is for a Space Leasing Representative, GG-301-12 position in the *Denver Regional Office *located in Lakewood, CO.

Relocation will not be paid.

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The individual selected for this position will:

  • Ensures conformance to space requirements, including size, site locations, occupancy timeframes, general requirements, and special requirements. Conducts detailed analysis of each office locations status in relation to scheduled completion, cost, and quality measures.
  • Determines and documents the Area of Consideration for the Regional Census Center and Area Census Office, conducting preliminary research as needed in conjunction with GSA (i.e., review of population density, market considerations, geography, infrastructure, etc.).
  • Consults and collaborates with General Services Administration (GSA) and various contractors to execute space acquisition plans.
  • Prioritizes Census requirements that cannot be met due to market conditions. Coordinates with the GSA to ensure timely completion of offer evaluations and negotiations. Ensures milestones for the RCC and ACO are met so that Census 2020 field operations commence on schedule.
Travel Required

25% or less - This position may require occasional travel.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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Conditions of Employment
  • U.S. citizen and must be 18 years or older to be hired.
  • Suitability/background investigation for Federal employment.
  • Selective Service System, if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met

Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


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, education, or a combination as indicated below.

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, 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.

Examples of specialized experience or education sought for this opportunity may include:

GG-0301-12: EXPERIENCE: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: planning, reviewing, and acquiring space, voice communications and security systems for a national and/or multi-state program, including preparing detailed acquisition requirements statements, analyzing and evaluating construction build out data and materials, creating progress and/or status reports, and recommending to higher management a course of action to acquire office space, voice communications, and/or security systems and, analyzing construction progress data for a program or operation and recommending new methods, structures or processes to attain management goals.

EDUCATION:No substitution of education for experience is permitted at the GG-12 level.

Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered.

The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies at the full performance level of this position; please do not provide a separate written response.

The following competencies are desirable at the full performance level of this position (FPL 12):

  • Ability to monitor and evaluate leasing and contractual requirements for an organization.
  • Knowledge of space-related rules and regulations and statues.
  • Ability to maintain close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage, coordinate, and implement projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Not Applicable

Drug test required


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Required Documents

A complete application consists of the following:

  • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.

  • Copies of applicable SF-50s"Notification of Personnel Action", to support claimed time in grade which shows grade/band levels to establish eligibility. If you are a former Census Bureau employee and no longer on the roster, you are responsible for submitting a copy of your SF-50. If you do not have a copy of your SF-50, please contact the National Archives and Records Administration at 314-801-9250 Option 2 and/or https://www.archives.gov/ to obtain instructions on how to obtain a copy.

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ICTAP / CTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctapguideline.pdf

ICTAP/ CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice);
  2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location;
  3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  4. Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.

Veteran Information:For information on Veterans' Preference please review the information at Feds Hire Vets. To receive 5-point veteran's preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (stating Disposition of Discharge or Character of Service) by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. To receive 10-point veteran's preference for a service-connected disability you must submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference" (revised December 2004 or later), documentary proof from the appropriate branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs, and a copy of your DD-214 (stating Disposition of Discharge or Character of Service) by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Applicants on active duty claiming either 5-point or 10-point preference must show on their application that they have met the requirements for preference and submit appropriate proof and documentation at time of appointment.

If selected for this vacancy, you will be required to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. You will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of all the information in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; or you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be fined or jailed.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

The Census Bureau offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at Federal Employee Benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply


How to Apply

Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. To apply online you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website. To begin click the "Apply" button and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. After registering in your USAJOBS account and clicking "Submit," you will automatically transition to the Department of Commerce's specific site where you will complete your application. You must click "Submit" at the end of the application process to send your application for consideration. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Applications." Click on the position title and then select "Update Application." If you have problems completing your online application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk by email at mgshelp@monster.com or by phone at 1.866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday—Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST.

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Agency contact information
Karyn Lindsey







BUREAU OF THE CENSUS 4600 Silver Hill Road Room 2K038D Washington, District of Columbia 20233 United States

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Next steps

You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website and clicking on "Applications." The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions.

The four points of notification are:

  1. Application Received or Application Incomplete
  2. Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum Qualification Requirement Not Met
  3. Referred or Not Referred
  4. Selected or Not Selected

By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be terminated after you begin work or you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. You will be required to submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.).

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
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  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513493600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 10/12/2018 to 10/18/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: GG 12

Salary: $79,799 to $103,739 per year

Appointment type: Term - This is a Term Appointment; initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This appointment may be extended at management's discretion.

Work schedule: Full-Time - 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.