Occasional travel - 1 day per month is anticipated
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
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A. Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included 15 semester/22 quarter hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester/9 quarter hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester (13 quarter) 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 is given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content includes 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.
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.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements, applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the GS-13 level.
Specialized experience is experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples include developing methodologies including specifications, survey instruments and approaches; providing technical assistance and guidance to projects involving complex methodological issues; evaluating statistical result for research; or, serving as an expert on broad statistical research or specialized statistical methods, and preparing reports and making presentations to governmental officials, professional associations and others in an area of specialization.
In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements, applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the GS-14 level.
Specialized experience is experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples include advising other statisticians on highly complex and unprecedented problems with major statistical studies; overseeing the sample design, methods of collection, data quality control, estimation procedures, and analytic plans for a major data collection project; coordinating major statistical studies; planning protocols for the design of studies; or, forecasting the impact of present and future technologies using analytical and model building techniques.
Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.
THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE PUBLIC NOTICE: Direct Hire allows agencies to appoint candidates directly to occupations for which the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has determined there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need. Qualified candidates will be considered in accordance with the OPM Direct Hire Guidelines. Veterans' Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures.
This position is open to U.S. Citizens. Current civil service employees will receive new appointments if selected under this Direct Hire Authority.
This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies that may occur within 90 days of the closing date.
This position is eligible for ad hoc or situational telework.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Qualified candidates will be considered in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Direct Hire guidelines. Veterans' Preference does not apply to direct hire recruitment procedures.Read more Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes