Clerk, Office, or Warehouse (Part-Time), U.S. Census Bureau’s National Processing Center, Jeffersonville, IN

Institution: U.S. Census Bureau’s National Processing Center

Location: Jeffersonville, IN

Category: Clerk, Office, or Warehouse (Part-Time)

Posted:  11/4/19

Type: Full-Time

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This part time position may be located in any Branch of the National Processing Center.  Positions are located at the main campus and at 100 Logistics Ave., in Jeffersonville, Indiana (approximately 7.8 miles from the main campus). This position is in the bargaining unit.

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

Individual selected for this position may perform any of the following:

Perform manual hand assembly tasks;

Box and log material for storage or other disposition;

Edit forms having a number of entries to be compared with relationships easily ascertainable;

Code single items or combinations of reported data guided by standardized classification and code schemes;

Check in/out and sort documents or other materials requiring screening and checking with controls of the incoming materials;

File materials according to an established system requiring an initial review of the material to be filed, to remove items not applicable, organize items in a prescribed order and record the identity of the materials;

Contact respondents to collect data and perform analysis of data in relation to previously reported data, resolving questionable data responses;

Receive inquiries from respondents, assisting when possible and referring those that are non-routine to higher grade technician or appropriate analyst;

Assist in performing various transcription operations, transcribing data to schedules, forms, or other records;

Operate machines to collect images, operate and maintain mail processing (sorter) and document prep equipment (guillotine), or perform quality assurance activities;

Set up, operate, and maintain basic mail processing equipment including, but not limited to binder, punch, paper drill, power cutter, card slitter, and laminator;

Perform limited typing or computer driven tasks, the nature of which does not require the services of a fully qualified typist.

Tour of Duty:  Monday through Friday, Part-time, day and night shift hours available.  Shift hours range from (days) 6:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and (nights) 3:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.  The current part-time shifts available are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., although additional flexibility in hours may be available after the initial training period.

Employees are paid 10% night differential for any hours worked between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.


Conditions of Employment

Must be a U.S. Citizen and suitable for Federal employment.

If resume is incomplete, may not be considered for this vacancy.

Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (

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

Candidate must clear the fingerprint process and initiate the required background investigation prior to final selection.

Reemployed annuitants’ salary may not be offset.

Physical Demands: Depending on assignment, work may be sedentary or more active work involving frequent walking, reaching, bending, and stooping; lifting/pushing of objects weighing up to 40 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds; extended periods of repetitive motion; extended periods of standing; and operating mail processing and document prep equipment. Some work may be fast paced and performed in an assembly line atmosphere.

Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment.



Qualifications: You qualify at the Grade 04 level if you meet the basic requirements and possess 52 weeks of general experience. General experience is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.  Examples of “other work” includes cashier, customer service positions, and trade positions where completing paperwork is a regular and recurring part of the job.

Education Substitution: Successful completion of two full years of study above the high school level in an accredited college, university or business, secretarial, or technical school may be substituted for the required experience.  Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet the required qualifications.

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.

Qualification requirements contained in this vacancy announcement are based on U.S. Office of Personnel Management Qualification (OPM)Standards Handbook, which contains Federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on OPM’s website at:

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