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4/26/2019
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Survey Statistician, GG-1530-14, Census-DOC-TG
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Department of Commerce | Washington, DC
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Job Description

* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This vacancy is for multiple Survey Statistician positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs (ADDC) area, located at the U.S. Census Bureau. Positions may also be filled in Greenbelt, MD or Navy Yard, DC.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Survey Statistician, GG-1530-14 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

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Responsibilities

* Plan, schedule, carry out, monitor, and report status of activities with multiple stakeholders.
* Oversee and direct the work of individual teams.
* Gather requirements, employ agile development practices, conduct system integration and user acceptances testing on survey instrument development.
* Employ business process modeling techniques to identify efficient processes in areas such as IT buildout, the government hiring process, and government acquisition process.
* Work collaboratively with clients, co-workers, peers, and colleagues to develop products to meet customer needs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

14


* Job family (Series)

1530 Statistics

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. citizen.
* Suitable for Federal employment.
* Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
* 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.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the "Clarification from the Agency" section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2019-0020, Survey Statistician, GG-1530-14, Census-DE-TG.

Current Career/Career Conditional U.S. Census Bureau Employee: This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity not to exceed 1 year or 09/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

Non-Current Career/Career Conditional U.S. Census Bureau Employee: This position will be filled as a Temporary Appointment not to exceed 1 year or 09/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

A trial period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is December 6, 2018. After this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions with the various Directorates of the U.S. Census Bureau through June 28, 2019.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

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.

NOTE: As indicated in A above credit toward meeting statistical course requirements will be granted 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. Additionally, to receive credit for coursework that is not catalogued on the transcript as Statistics or contain 'statistics' in the course title, applicants must attach an official course description for the course that clarifies that the course has statistical content, or written documentation (documentation must be on official school letterhead) from a professor or a school official verifying that the content of a course has either met the 50% statistics course requirements or was a statistical course if the course name in your transcript is not entitled as statistics.

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.

If you do not submit sufficient academic documentation necessary to demonstrate that you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements described in this announcement, your application will be deemed incomplete and you will be ineligible for further consideration for this vacancy.

Grade Level Requirements:

In addition to meeting the Basic Entry Requirements above, applicants must have the experience listed below:

Specialized Experience: For the GG-14, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes applying statistical theory and techniques to plan and manage data collection and processing efforts for large scale censuses or surveys; applying project management techniques to lead projects; leading individuals or teams; designing, conducting, and reporting on various systems such as MOJO, LIMA, and COMPASS; developing requirements; coordinating various hiring activities; identifying and managing client needs and expectations, and conducting discussions, meetings, presentations and preparing written materials for various audiences.

Education 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.

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