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Job Title:

Census Clerk

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1st and 2nd Shift




Administrative / Office

Job Description:

This vacancy is for a Clerk position at the Chicago Regional Census Center located in Chicago, IL.

Relocation will NOT be paid.

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The individual selected for this position will:

Perform administrative activities such as following up on requests for information, ensuring the correct material is provided, and distribution of office materials and incoming mail, and routing telephone calls to their appropriate destination.
Monitor personnel/payroll processing activities, resolve and recommend corrective actions using an automated system.
Communicate with internal and external customers, answer inquiries regarding office procedures and respond to multiple customer demands.
Create memoranda and correspondences, review for accuracy and procedural compliance on personnel and payroll documentation based on rough drafts or verbal instructions.
Use office automation office software such as databases or spreadsheet to enter, revise, sort or calculate, and retrieve data; graphics software to provide graphic symbols, charts and graphs.
Operate various office machines such as the copy machine.

No Travel Required

Job Requirements:

Conditions of Employment
U.S. citizen.
Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.
Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (
Must be 18 years or older to be hired.
A trial period may be required.
This is not a Bargaining Unit position.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


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.

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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.

Company Information

The U.S. Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. We honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct our work openly. We are guided on this mission by scientific objectivity, strong capable workforce, devotion to research-based innovation, and abiding commitment. We offer competitive salaries, flexible hours/work arrangements, developmental opportunities, a variety of benefits/health insurance plans, and incentives. If working in an environment that values your individuality, diversity and allows you to achieve your professional goals appeals to you, then the U.S. Census Bureau is the place for you.

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