From our headquarters to our six regional offices, the Census Bureau has physical offices across the country.
Headquarters is located in Suitland, MD, part of the greater Washington DC, area.
The National Processing Center (NPC) is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana, with two contact centers — one in Jeffersonville and another in Tucson, Arizona.
As a current federal employee or new to the federal government, your resume is the primary way for you to communicate your education, skills and experience.
Read the entire job announcement. Focus on the following sections to understand whether or not you qualify for the position. This critical information is found under:
Make sure you have the required experience and/or education before you apply. Hiring agencies use the job announcement to describe the job and the required qualifications, including:
Federal jobs often require that you have experience in a particular type of work for a certain amount of time. You must show how your skills and experiences meet the qualifications and requirements listed in the job announcement to be considered for the job.
Include important contact information
Read the job opportunity carefully to make sure you have included all required contact information. Include dates, hours, level of experience and examples for each work experience
For each work experience you list, make sure you include:
Yes, you can include relevant extracurricular and volunteer work on your resume that demonstrate your ability to do the job.
Employees at the Census Bureau take advantage of federal employee benefits including health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, thrift savings plans, and paid leave (vacation, sick, and holidays). Additionally, employees are offered a robust and flexible telework program for eligible positions and various work schedules to meet their needs.