Survey Statistician, GG-1530-13, Census-DE-AC
This vacancy is for multiple Survey Statistician, positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Program located in Suitland, Maryland.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Some applicants may not be eligible to be hired under THIS announcement. Please make sure you apply to the announcement that entitles you to consideration. Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2016-0030, Survey Statistician, GG-1530-13, CENSUS-CB-AC, which can be accessed at http://www.USAJOBS.gov
The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line- Suitland Station.
This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).
Relocation expenses maybe paid.
This is a NONBARGAINING unit position.
This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cut off date for referral is April 29, 2016. After this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various directorates within the U.S Census Bureau through April 14, 2017.
Basic Education Requirements for All Grades:
A. Degree: that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.
NOTE: As indicated in A above credit toward meeting statistical course requirements will be granted for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing. Additionally, to receive credit for coursework that is not catalogued on the transcript as Statistics or contain 'statistics' in the course title, applicants must attach an official course description for the course that clarifies that the course has statistical content, or written documentation (documentation must be on official school letterhead) from a professor or a school official verifying that the content of a course has either met the 50% statistics course requirements or was a statistical course if the course name in your transcript is not entitled as statistics.
If you do not submit sufficient academic documentation necessary to demonstrate that you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements described in this announcement, your application will be deemed incomplete and you will be ineligible for further consideration for this vacancy.
B. Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.
In addition to meeting the Basic Entry Requirements above, applicants must have the experience listed below.
For GG-13, you must have had one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes applying statistical theory and techniques to plan and organize data collection and processing efforts for large‑scale censuses or surveys; preparing and discussing technical specifications, procedures, and tecnical papers for large-scale censuses, surveys, and/or research projects; successfully working with and on teams with the need to communicate with superiors, co-workers, subordinates, other government personnel, respondents, data users, and non-government representatives; and analyzing factual information to recognize and evaluate significant and critical factors to solve complex problems, draw rational inferences based on statistical data, and prepare comprehensive reports.
Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.