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Supervisory Statistician, GS-1530-15, Census-DHA-WKD – Suitland, Maryland
U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 114650Start Date: 06/28/2019End Date: 07/09/2019
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 will be granted for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., research methods in psychology or economicsas tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.ORB. 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.NOTE: 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 a copy of anofficial course description that clarifies the course has statistical content, or written documentation which must be on official school letterhead from a professor or a school official verifying that the content of the course has either met the 50 percent statistics course requirements or was a statistical course.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.
For the GS-15, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal services.
Experience for this position includes:monitoring projects and developing project plans and schedules; international travel; negotiating; setting priorities; understanding project resource requirements;leading a team and setting priorities to manage multiple concurrent activities;making key decisions and providing technical advice, instruction, and training; communicating complex and technical program information in person and to a variety of audiences;authoring professional publications or official documents;and measuring and ensuring compliance with quality standards for data collection, processing, analysis, or dissemination activities.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.
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