This vacancy is for a Supervisory Survey Statistician
position in the Atlanta
located in Atlanta, GA.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Supervisory Survey Statistician, GG-1530-13
positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This temporary promotion may be extended, terminated earlier, or made permanent at management's discretion. At the conclusion of the temporary promotion, the employee will return to their position of record.
A probationary period may be required.
A supervisory probation period may be required.
Relocation expenses may be paid.
The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.
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The individual selected for this position will:
Develop, monitor, report and analyze progress weekly and monthly on a variety of administrative and data collection programs.
Plan, develop, design, and implement new ways to report progress on the completion of administrative and data collection programs in the Regional Office.
Design, conduct, and analyze surveys.Supervise and manage a team involved in data collection.
Analyze, review, monitor, evaluate and interpret survey methods, designing, conducting, and analyzing surveys.
Supervise and administer the work of subordinates or team assigned to a survey or administrative program.
Occasional travel - Required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current Department of Commerce employees (includes any Bureau under Commerce) on a permanent competitive appointment; Current Department of Commerce employee (includes any Bureau under Commerce) on a term, temporary or excepted service appointment with reinstatement eligibility; and Surplus and displaced Commerce employee (CTAP).
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Conditions of Employment
Suitable for Federal employment.
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (****Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Basic Entry Requirements:
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.
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.
In addition to meeting the basic entry requirements, you must possess the below specialized experience.
For the GG-13
, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12
grade level in the Federal service.
Experience for this position includes conducting or overseeing operational evaluations or similar activities involving the collection, analysis, and presentation of data; experience communicating with subordinate staff to achieve goals in the prescribed time frames; experience as a first level supervisor to include interviewing applicants, making selections and proposing performance and conduct related actions; experience using administrative program and survey research data collection to monitor and analyze survey progress; experience preparing and presenting analysis or evaluations reports to interpret survey results and propose recommendations; and experience working on a single portion of a statistical survey such as data collection, data processing, data analysis or data presentation.
Education cannot be substituted for experience.
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.
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.
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 ****.
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.
Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
Ability to lead, communicate and motivate a team; complete a project under a tight deadline; provide administrative and technical guidance to a team to accomplish goals.
Ability to use survey methods such as survey research and data collection in order to develop, monitor reports and analyze surveys.
Skill in identification and assessment impacts associated with the interpretation of results generated, and the need for procedural or operations changes.
Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative measurement techniques.
Skill in research, development and implementation of programming specifications which includes monitoring program design, coding, and pilot testing program developed for commercial statistical software packages to work with existing programs or systems.
Ability to manage, assign work, set priorities, prepares schedules, evaluate performance and provide advice, instructions, and training for subordinate staff.
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Drug test required