Survey Statistician, GG-1530-9/11/12, Census-DE-ST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 25, 2019
Closes
Jan 25, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel may be required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid.


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

    This is a Term Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed 2 years with the possibility of extension.

    A trial period may be required.

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

    This is a BARGAINING unit position.

    Relocation expenses may be paid.

    Minimum Education Requirement:

    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.

    OR

    Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown 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.

    AND

    Specialized Experience: For the GG-09, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: Experience reviewing or analyzing data from censuses or large-scale social science or demographic surveys. Experience using statistical software packages. Experience using statistical research to prepare a report or presentation. Experience planning and executing projects or programs with rigid deadlines.

    OR

    Education: 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree

    Specialized Experience: For the GG-11, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: Experience planning, strategizing, identifying, researching, and formally documenting requirements and/or specifications for a large program. Experience in measuring and ensuring compliance with quality standards for data collection, processing, analysis, or dissemination activities. Experience reviewing or analyzing data from censuses or large-scale social science or demographic surveys. Experience communicating complex and technical program information in person and to a variety of audiences. Experience writing professional publications or official documents. Experience in monitoring projects and developing project plans and schedules.

    OR

    Education: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

    Specialized Experience: For the GG-12, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: Experience planning, strategizing, identifying, researching, and formally documenting requirements and/or specifications for a large program. Experience in measuring and ensuring compliance with quality standards for data collection, processing, analysis, or dissemination activities. Experience reviewing or analyzing data from censuses or large-scale social science or demographic surveys. Experience communicating complex and technical program information in person and to a variety of audiences. Experience writing professional publications or official documents. Experience in leading a team, setting priorities, and managing multiple simultaneous activities.  This includes soliciting input from team members, and providing technical advice and instruction. Experience in monitoring projects and developing project plans and schedules.

    OR

    Education: Education may not be substituted for experience at this grade level.

    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) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

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

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Ability to work with large-scale social science or demographic surveys or censuses.
    • Ability to communicate complex and technical program information in person and to a variety of audiences.
    • Ability to communicate through professional publications or official documents.
    • Ability to lead teams consisting of a diverse set of members.
    • Basic knowledge of elements of methods and procedures to plan projects.

    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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