US Census Bureau - NPC

Open & closing dates :6/10/2020 to 06/17/2020

Positions: 40

Pay scale & grade:GS 04
Salary :$14.95 to $19.44 per hour
Appointment type :Permanent – Part Time
Work schedule :Part-Time – Competitive Service: Career or Career Conditional (Permanent)

This job opportunity is for a Statistical Clerk (Telephone Interviewer) position in the Jeffersonville Contact Center (JCC) at the National Processing Center (NPC), U.S. Census Bureau located in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  The Statistical Clerk (Telephone Interviewer) performs telephone interviewing activities for the NPC in connection with the Census Bureau’s various surveys/censuses in English and a foreign language.  This position is included in the bargaining unit. This work is performed on site in JCC.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

The individual selected for this position will:

Perform telephone interviews for a wide variety of surveys conducted by the Jeffersonville Contact Center and explain the purpose of the survey or census in order to gain cooperation.
Receive extensive training on the assigned surveys, interviewing techniques, and computer terminal operations techniques.
Assure accurate and completed answers to all questions insofar as possible.
Conduct “cold contact” interviews and obtain and record the data on a questionnaire or computer, and review information for completeness, edit, or otherwise assist in clerical processing and/or data entry.
Be required to conduct telephone research activities to obtain current status of address, location of sample person, occupant information, and identification of respondent telephone numbers.
Tour of Duty:  Part time, Mixed Tour. Monday through Friday, hours range from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. with occasional weekends.  Mixed Tour is a combination of periods of full-time, part-time, and intermittent work schedules which allow the best utilization of the employee based on the work requirements of the organization.  Whenever there is an increase/decrease in the workload, your work schedule may change.

This position will work on site in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Supervisory status
Promotion Potential


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