Survey Statistician, GG-1530-13, Census-DE-AC

Employer
Department Of Commerce, U.S. ...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 15, 2016
Closes
Mar 22, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

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-2016-0051, Survey Statistician, GG-1530-13, CENSUS-CB-AC. which can be assessed at http://www.USAJOBS.gov

This vacancy is for multiple Survey Statistician positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programlocated at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

**Multiple selections may be made from various directorates within the Census Bureau from this announcement for a position with the same title, series, grade(s) promotion potential, general job responsibilities and duty location**

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

Relocation expenses may be 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 various Directorates within the U.S Census Bureau through April 14, 2017.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Basic 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 towards 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.

    Or

    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.

    Specialized Experience:

    In addition to meeting the Basic Entry Requirements above, applicants must have the experience listed below.

    For GG-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes applying project management techniques to lead projects; leading or supervising individuals and/or teams; designing, conducting, and reporting on methodological research, selecting and applying appropriate methodologies, and preparing and presenting research results and recommendations, publishing papers and presentations at national and international conferences, and/or journal articles; identifying client needs, managing their expectations, keeping them informed of project status and outcomes; conducting discussions, meetings, presentations, and preparing written materials for various audiences.

    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.

    Education Documentation: All applicants, to include Census employees, must submit a copy of your official transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade and date of completion. 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.

    To be used in meeting qualifications requirements, a college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency; more information may be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.asp#e4a

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

    Not Applicable