ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS:
Initially, the Duty Station will be the selectee's home address (Work At Home position) until the opening of the Area Census Office (ACO)
in Bakersfield, CA. At that time the employee will be required to report to the ACO as their regular place of work. Applicants must reside in Kern County or driving distance to Bakersfield, CA to be considered for this position.
This position is located with the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s Area Census Office (ACO) located in Bakersfield, CA. The Recruiting Manager is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and assessment of applicants to fill ACO positions and along with assigned regional management, strategize and plan for effective recruitment from all areas within the boundaries of the ACO. They will supervise a staff of 20-50 recruiting assistants dispersed across California. The Recruiting Manager will also supervise an office staff of three to ten employees.
This is a Time Limited Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This appointment may be extended 1 additional year at management's discretion
A trial period may be required.
This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
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.
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The individual selected for this position will:
Supervise and manage a decentralized workforce in various geographic locations across the state of California.
Lead a team to ensure staffing needs are met and locally represented for all geographic locations.
Develop and maintain good working relationships with local news media, community leaders and organizations, and local government officials to promote community cooperation and generate support for recruitment efforts.
Maintain relationships with organizations that refer applicants and other employment sources.
Recruit, train, and supervise recruiting assistants, office operations supervisors and office clerks.
Develop and implement a recruiting campaign, monitor recruitment results to ensure large volumes of applicants apply within a specific geographic location.
50% or less - Position requires 25% local travel and 25 % overnight travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All qualified United States citizens.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (****Must be 18 years or older to be hired.
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, and 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.
Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service .
Examples of experience sought for these positions include experience managing, supervising, leading staff, assigning work and setting priorities. Experience managing a decentralized workforce. Experience providing outreach to various external networks such as local news media, community organizations and leaders, government officials. Experience communicating with internal management, training individuals and groups on recruiting techniques and strategies for hard to recruit locations. Experience implementing and monitoring a recruitment campaign to ensure large volumes of applicants apply within a specific geographic location.
Bachelor's degree in any area with Superior Academic Achievement OR one full year of graduate education directly related to the position.
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.
30% or more disabled veteran
Persons with Disabilities
The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office at 301-763-4060. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
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) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are gold, silver, and bronze. Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the gold category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility : Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies at the at the full performance level of this position AD-00:
Ability to lead, supervise, assign work, set priorities, coordinate, plan and oversee subordinate staff.
Ability to communicate and interact with people with various levels of responsibility, while presenting information clearly and logically.
Skill in working with local news media, community leaders and organizations as well as local government officials to promote community cooperation and generate support for recruitment efforts.
Ability to train individuals and groups in recruiting techniques and strategies for hard to recruit locations.
Skill in implementing and monitoring recruitment campaign to revenue large volumes of candidates.
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Drug test required