U.S. Census Bureau
This vacancy is for multiple Mathematical Statistician
position in the Decennial Statistical Studies
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 Mathematical Statistician
, 1529, 13
positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Please read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see DSSD-2018-0004
, Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-13, CENSUS-DE-TG
A probationary period may be required
This position is ELIGIBLE
for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).
This is a NON-BARGAINING
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
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The individual selected for this position will:
Provide varied experience and points of view on survey and census activities.
Design, plan and implement production, research and evaluation projects for survey and/or census activities and make presentations.
Provide guidance and advice for various methodological issues such as questionnaire design, survey methods, and measurement error.
Write and run computer programs to perform production processes, analysis, research and evaluation activities.
Direct the work of one or more staff members on a regular and recurring basis.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Federal employees serving under a career/career-conditional appointment in the competitive service; Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; CTAP/ICTAP eligibles; Applicants eligible under special hiring authorities; Veterans who are preference eligible, or separated from the U.S. Armed Forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service may apply under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.
Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.
Job family (Series)
1529 Mathematical Statistics
Conditions of Employment
Suitable for Federal employment.
Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Minimum Education Requirement:
Degree: that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
Combination of education and experience -- at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
For the GS-13
, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12
in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes having applied mathematical methods and techniques to statistical processes, program or studies. Conducting research, developing plans, or implementing assigned projects requiring the application of mathematical statistical theory. Analyzing and evaluating the accuracy and validity of data; and or developing and applying measures/models to resolve problems.
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.
30% or more disabled
Persons with Disabilities
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
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). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
Knowledge of a different Assistant Division Chief area other than the one in which the position is located or with an outside organization.
Knowledge of statistics and survey methodology in areas such as experimental design, question development, data collection, and non-sampling error.
Knowledge of evaluating survey and/or census processes and procedures.
Knowledge of, or ability to comprehend, various survey methods such as those used for questionnaire design, data collection methods, and data analysis.
Ability to write and run computer programs to implement statistical methodology for production, research and evaluation purposes.
We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
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