Statistician NF-4

Quantico, Virginia
May 14, 2021
May 22, 2021
Full Time


Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
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Serves as a Statistician in the Policy and Analytics Section for the Program Assessment Branch, Marine and Family Programs Division, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC). Performs evaluation of the functional effectiveness of Marine Corps Community Services programs, practices, operations, productivity and efficiency (on a qualitative or quantitative basis). Collects, verifies, and adjusts data from diverse sources and performs statistical analysis, manually as well as through automated systems. Conducts quality assurance (reviews data and data collection methods to ensure valid information is used in decision making processes). Plans and conducts various and extensive methods of data collection.

Analyzes programs and policies and recommends changes or improvements in methods and procedures. Reviews policies and procedures and makes comparison to functional needs to identify problems and solutions, in order to enhance program operations.

Evaluates results and consults with subject matter experts to identify significant factors, relationships, and trends to produce accurate and meaningful data. Applies standard and customized computer techniques to data collection methods.

Reviews, researches, and benchmarks emerging trends within a variety of Quality of Life programs. Conducts performance management analysis utilizing various methodologies. Assists staff in collecting data to support strategic initiatives. Reports on performance of programs to higher authority.

Incumbent writes, modifies, edits, and/or presents statistical reports prepared based on the data collected and provides professional advice and consultation. Uses a variety of presentation techniques, graphic presentations, and models to explain results and assist program personnel and weigh various alternatives. Develops and presents briefings to leadership to include General Officers on findings. Exercises analytical ability, judgment, and discretion.

As an Action Officer, attends conferences and meetings, prepares reports, initiates follow-up of required actions, and prepares relevant background material for use by management. Prepares correspondence, briefs, action documents, routing sheets, point papers, and other documents for use by the management group and HQMC Flag Officers.

Represents Marine and Family Programs Division on various initiatives. Conducts appropriate coordination on taskers, both internally to the Division and externally (within the Marine Corps, Secretariat, and OSD).

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other duties as assigned. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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Bachelor's Degree in Statistics/Mathematics or a related field appropriate to the work of position and three years of experience which includes a full range of professional statistical work and that demonstrates knowledge of and strong background in statistical analysis with proficiency in Excel, Access, SAS, or R/SPSS to analyze and evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of business practices to meet goals and objectives; OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above; OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above.

Ability to apply statistical techniques, and methods to the gathering and/or interpretation of quantified information. Ability to analyze factual information and recognize significant factors, relationships, and trends. Skill in using spreadsheets to create and analyze data to produce charts, graphs, reports and presentations. Ability to write reports on findings.

Skill to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Skill to analyze and evaluate programs and procedures to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency and to determine compliance with established policies and procedures. Must have the knowledge of and skill to represent the Marine Corps at internal and external meetings. Skill to conduct research on emerging trends in Quality of Life Programs. Must be able to work independently in a self-directed manner as well as within a team dynamic.


Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency 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 agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.



How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

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. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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