Social Scientist – Bureau of Health Workforce Job in Rockville, Maryland – Department of Health And Human Services



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Health And Human Services. The opening is for a Social Scientist – Bureau of Health Workforce in Rockville, Maryland Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Social Scientist – Bureau of Health Workforce – Rockville, Maryland
Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 253632
Start Date: 05/08/2020
End Date: 05/22/2020

Qualification Summary
THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 05/22/2020 Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. The basic requirement for all Social Scientist 0101 series positions is: NOTE: A copy of your unofficial transcript that verifies you meet the education requirement must be included in your application package by the closing date of the announcement. EDUCATION: To qualify for this position, you must have a degree in behavioral or social science or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR
EXPERIENCE: Have four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that you have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. OR
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Have a combination of education and experience that demonstrated that you have acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. In addition to the basic qualification requirements above, in order to qualify for this GS-14 position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-13 level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a regular and recurring basis: developing and applying research tools and methodologies that target specific public health populations and communities; utilizing statistical software (i.e., SPSS, SAS, etc.) to model complex, crucial data; advising or consulting on the administration and analysis of statistical surveys, data collections plans, and evaluation of public health programs. 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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): STATISTICAL ANALYSIS – Uses descriptive or inferential statistical methods to collect, explore and present large amounts of data to discover underlying patterns and trends. RESEARCH AND EVALUATION – Knowledge of the principles, methods, and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of results. DATA GATHERING AND ANALYSIS – Seeks or collects and synthesizes information from a variety of stakeholders and sources in an objective, unbiased manner to reach a conclusion, goal, or judgement and to enable strategic decision-making. TECHNICAL WRITING – Prepares written documentation to transfer technical information about concepts, situations, products, services, or results to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge. TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: Current status candidates must provide an SF50 that allows HR to verify that they meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please Note: An SF50 for the current year pay adjustment is NOT acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2020 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG). To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, please provide any of the following SF-50s: Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does NOT include 120 day temporary promotions) Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs). Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade. SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 05/22/2020. Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video… Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package.

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