Survey Statistician Census De Sm

job - full time, paid

United States Census Bureau
Suitland, MD
Closed
Posted 47 Days ago
United States Census Bureau
Suitland, MD
job - full time, paid
Posted 47 Days ago
Closed

Description

Survey Statistician Census De Sm Job in SUITLAND, MD Vacancy No. ADEP-2019-0012 Department U.S. Census Bureau Salary $47,016.00 to $74,759.00 Grade 07 to 09 Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time Open Date 7/2/2019 Close Date 7/16/2019 Job Link Who may apply Public Locations: SUITLAND, MD Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully) Overview * Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates 07/02/2019 to 07/16/2019 * Service Competitive * Pay scale & grade GS 07 - 09 * Salary $47,016 to $74,759 per year * Appointment type Permanent - Full Time * Work schedule Full-Time - Competitive Service Locations Few vacancies in the following location: * Suitland, MD Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes relocation expenses may be paid Telework eligible Yes as determined by agency policy This job is open to * The public U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Clarification from the agency All qualified United States citizens. Announcement number ADEP-2019-0012 Control number 538521300 * Duties Duties Summary This vacancy is for a Survey Statistician position in the Associate Director for Economic Programs 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 Survey Statistician,1530, 7/9, FPL 12 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities * Plan and perform detailed activities towards project completion. * Analyze and evaluate data. * Communicate to participants, stakeholders and customers. * Disseminate study results through written publications and oral presentations. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 12 * Job family (Series) 1530 Statistics * Requirements Requirements Conditions Of Employment * 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. A probationary 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. Qualifications Minimum Education Requirement: A. 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 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. AND Specialized Experience: For the GS-07, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes: assisting with the planning and executing of projects or programs with rigid deadlines as part of a class group project or work team; assisting with conducting analysis using statistical software packages (including but not limited to SAS, SPSS, S-Plus, STATA, R and Minitab); using statistical research to prepare a report, paper or presentation; communicating in person, via email, presentations, written reports and/or over the phone. OR Education: 1 year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement (S.A.A.). S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. 1. Class standing -- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. 2. Grade-point average (G.P.A.)-- Applicants must have a grade-point average of: a. 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or b. 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. 3. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society Specialized Experience: For the GS-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: planning and executing projects or programs with rigid deadlines; conducting analysis using statistical software packages (including but not limited to SAS, SPSS, S-Plus, STATA, R and Minitab); communicating the results in the form of written reports, graphs, charts and tables; presenting findings in a formal setting such as a classroom, conference or professional meeting. OR Education: 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree. 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. Education Additional information 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. * VRA (GS-11 or below) * VEOA (Permanent positions) * 30% or more disabled veteran * Person with Disability * CTAP * ICTAP 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. How You Will Be Evaluated 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: * Skill in applying statistical methods, standards, and procedures. * Knowledge of different methods and tools for data analysis. * Ability to work with large scale statistical analysis. * Ability to communicate identified program requirements to stakeholders, project team, and other participants. * Ability to prepare presentations, working papers, and/or publications. 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 We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process. To preview questions please click here. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No * Required Documents Required Documents A complete application consists of the following: * Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59. * Veterans' Preference Documentation: Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, SF-15, etc.) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx. * Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (see other information). * Education Documentation: If this position requires proof of higher education, or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also applies to Census Bureau employees. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp for more information. You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - http://www.ed.gov/international/usnei/us/workrecog.doc You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration. CTAP and ICTAP Eligibles CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents: 1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice); 2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location; 3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and 4. Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential. ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents: 1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area, notice of disability annuity termination, certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement. 2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your position, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.; 3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and 4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential. NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all 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. * Benefits Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. * Benefits for federal employees * Healthcare insurance * Pay and leave Census Bureau offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees. Additional benefits available at Census Headquarters located in Suitland, MD, include: fitness center; child-care facility; credit union; free parking; convenient access to Metrorail and Metrobus transit services in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia communities; car pools/van pools; etc. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. *

Skills

sas, statistics, data analysis, statistical data analysis, stata, s-plus, economics, minitab, statistical software, economic research, presentations, validation, training, policy, healthcare

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