Questions and Answers about U.S. Department of Commerce

Here's what people have asked and answered about working for and interviewing at U.S. Department of Commerce.

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How are the working hours?

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The working hours are good because you can basically make your own schedule. either choose to be out collecting data in the morning afternoon or night.

Answered - Field Representative (Former Employee) - New York, NY

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The working hours were [are] determined by yourself and how you wish to plan your week to finish the assignment. Therefore, the hours are your own to make the best of to fit into your schedule.

Answered - Field Representative (Current Employee) - Dallas, TX

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You make your own. You are helping the government count residents and records for documentation that may help our future if at least trace relatives you might want to learn about.

Answered - Enumerator (Temporary) (Former Employee) - Bakersfield, CA

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7.5 and .5 for lunch. Anything over 8 hours in compensated

Answered - Director, Marketing & Communication (Former Employee) - Charleston, WV

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60 hour work week

Answered - Senior Special Agent (Current Employee) - Boulder, CO

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Working hours were okay. Sometimes you had to stay for overtime because of the shortage.

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Very flexible

Answered - Patent Examiner (Current Employee) - Alexandria, VA

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The hours vary, my hours were between 8:00- 4:00.

Answered - Administrative Clerk (Former Employee) - New York, NY

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Love the hours work and set your own appointments

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The work hour are flexible but not enough to be considered a primary job. Unless you are a student or have a second job, the hours are not enough to be considered "gainfully employed".

Answered - Field Representative- GS-3 (Former Employee) - Chesapeake, VA

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