U.S. Census Bureau
This vacancy is for a Supervisory
position in the Social,
Economic, and Housing Statistics Division
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 Supervisory Mathematical
Statistician, GS-1529-14, FPL 14
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 SEHSD-2018-0011, Supervisory Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-14, Census-DE-WKD.
A probationary period may be required.
A supervisory 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 may be paid.
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The individual selected for this position will:
Plan and coordinate project activities for large-scale demographic survey analysis, decennial, or international projects.
Design, plan and implement production, research and evaluation projects for surveys and/or census activities.
Provide guidance and advice for various methodological issues such as disclosure avoidance, data editing, missing data, and small area estimation.
Write and run computer programs to perform production processes, analysis, research and evaluation activities.
Provide leadership and management to meet the goals and objectives of statistical analysis, research, and evaluation projects and programs.
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:
Basic Entry Requirements for All Grade Levels:
A. Degree: You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR a combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree. Studies must have included at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, 12 of which must be in mathematics and 6 of which must be in statistics.
B. 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.
GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:
In addition to meeting the Basic Entry Requirements above, applicants must have the experience listed below.
, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13
grade level in the Federal service.
Experience for this position includes providing expert advice and consultation; planning, development, evaluation and execution of assignments which were of broad scope and marked complexity, significance and importance; applying a comprehensive knowledge of Mathematical Statistical research being done by others in related fields; and consultation on a variety of problems involving the application of Mathematical Statistical methods.
; cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
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.
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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.
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:
Knowledge of the methods, procedures, specifications required to plan and coordinate large-scale projects.
Knowledge of statistics and survey methodology in areas such as experimental design, survey sampling, estimation, and variance estimation.
Knowledge of various statistical methods such as those used for disclosure avoidance, data editing, methods to account for nonresponse, such as weight adjustment and imputation, and small area estimation.
Ability to write and run computer programs to implement statistical methodology for production, research and evaluation purposes.
Ability to lead and manage the development and implementation of survey and statistical methodology for production, research, and evaluation programs.
We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
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