Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-13, Census-DE-TLG

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 18, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

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 DSSD-2017-0005, Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-13, Census-MP-TLG.

This vacancy is for multiple Mathematical Statistician positions in the Decennial Statistical Studies Division located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line - Suitland Station.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Mathematical Statistician, 1529-13 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

A probationary period may be required

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

Relocation expenses will not be paid

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Minimum Education Required:

    Degree: that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.

    or

    Combination of education and experience -- at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:

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

    AND

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes having applied mathematical methods and techniques to statistical processes, programs or studies; conducting research, developing plans, or implementing assigned projects requiring the application of mathematical statistical theory; analyzing and evaluating the accuracy and validity of data; and/or developing and applying measures/models to resolve problems.

    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.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How will you be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to vetersans' perference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.

    Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies at the full performance level of this position GS-13; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Knowledge of a different Assistant Division Chief area other than the one in which the position is located or with an outside organization.
    • Knowledge of statistics and survey methodology in areas such as experimental design, sample design, survey sampling, estimation, and variance estimation.
    • Ability to evaluate survey and/or census processes and procedures and make presentations.
    • Knowledge of various statistical methods such as those used for disclosure avoidance, data editing, and methods to account for nonresponse, such as weight adjustment and imputation.
    • Ability to write and run computer programs to implement statistical methodology for production, research and evaluation purposes.

    For more information on category rating, please go to: http://www.hr.commerce.gov/s/groups/public/@doc/@cfoasa/@ohrm/documents/content/prod01_009474.pdf



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