Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
1) A Bachelor's degree in behavioral or social science such as research and quantitative methods, anthropology, sociology, political science, public health (epidemiology, bio-statistics, health behavior, health systems), health administration, etc. or a related discipline, such as statistics. Or,
2) Four years of related experience that demonstrates you have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral sciences equivalent to a major in the field (at least 24 semester hours). This experience must demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to perform the work in the occupation. Or,
3) A combination of education as described in 1 above and experience described in 2 above that provides the knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. When combining education with experience, first determine your total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine your experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. (For example, divide your semester hours by 120 then divide your months of experience by 48; add the two percentages. The total must equal at least 100%.
In addition to the basic requirement, you must meet the minimum qualifications:
To qualify at the GS-11 grade level, you must have one of the following:
A) Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree in behavioral or social science, or related discipline, such as statistics. Or,
B) One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 grade level in the Federal Service that demonstrates your ability to conduct qualitative analysis of data, and validate and reconcile database information. Or,
C) Have a combination of education and experience that provides you with the knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences. When combining education with experience, first determine your total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine your experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. (For example, divide your semester hours by 18; then divide your months of experience by 12; add the two percentages. The total must equal at least 100%.
To qualify for the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service that demonstrates your ability to design and employ algorithms to discover patterns in data sets; identify relevant data including internal and external data sources; and prepare documents and supporting information in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
To qualify for the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service that demonstrates your ability to provide judgment and advice on statistical, social science research methodologies, and policy development; and identify project goals to meet policy and planning needs and requirements.
- Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements.
- You MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
All documentation must be in English or include an English translation:
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.
Veteran Preference: If you are entitled to or claim veteran preference (VP), you should indicate the type of veteran preference (5 or 10 points) you are claiming on your resume in order to determine your eligibility, you can find additional information at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/.
NOTE: To verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. (1) If you are claiming 10-point preference, you must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 in addition to the supporting documentation required and identified on the reverse side of the SF-15, Application for 10-point Veteran Preference. (2) If you are claiming 10-point DERIVED PREFERENCE as a relative you must submit Member Copy of the veteran's DD-214, and an SF-15, Application for 10-point veteran preference, in addition to the supporting documentation required and identified on the reverse side of this form. If you fail to do so, you will receive consideration as a non-veteran.
DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to email@example.com, and reference "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line. Additional information is found at: www.benderconsult.com.
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
- Computer Skills
- Data Management
- Decision Making
Please Note: The Selecting Official may select additional candidates if more positions become available within 90 days after the HR office issues the selection certificate. Read more Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes