U.S. Census Bureau, Department of CommerceSuitland, MD
This vacancy is for aSurvey 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, GS-1530-11, FPL: 12 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.
MinimumEducation Requirement:nDegree: 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.nORnCombination of education and experience -- courses as shown 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.nANDnSpecialized Experience: For the GS-11, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service.nExperience for this position includes: planning, strategizing, identifying, researching, and formally documenting requirements and/or specifications for a large program; measuring and ensuring compliance with quality standards for data collection, processing, analysis, or dissemination activities; reviewing or analyzing data from censuses or large-scale social science or demographic surveys; communicating complex and technical program information in person and to a variety of audiences; writing professional publications or official documents; and monitoring projects and developing project plans and schedules.OREducation: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.
degree or Ph.D.
or equivalent doctoral degreenExperience 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.
How to Apply
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