To qualify for the position of Statistician (Operations and Administration) at (GS-1530-11/12), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to the series and grade you're applying to.
If you are a current or former government employee on a permanent appointment in the competitive service, you will need to demonstrate 1 year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade level to meet the time-in-grade requirements for this occupational series and grade. Additionally, please ensure to submit an applicable SF-50 (please refer to the "required documents" section for additional information).
All applicants must meet the BASIC REQUIREMENT:
~ OR ~
Combination of education and experience:
- 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.
courses as shown in "1" 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: You must submit copies of transcripts at the time of application.
Education will not be credited without documentation. Please ensure that your transcripts show if a degree was conferred. Display copies of degrees or course listings do not provide the information needed.
~ AND ~In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this position at the GS- 11 and GS-12 level you must also have:
For the GS-1530-11, you must possess at least one of the following:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes: 1) Collecting and analyzing data to provide information for publications or reports; 2) Performing studies and statistical analyses to improve program operations; AND 3) Creating automated data reports or dashboards.
B. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or three full years of a progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related.
C. Some of the specialized experience as described in A but less than one year, and have more than one year but less than two years of education as described in B. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the first year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify).
For the GS-1530-12, you must possess the following:
1) Collecting and analyzing data to provide information for publications or reports; 2) Performing studies and statistical analyses to improve program operations; 3) Creating automated data reports and dashboards; AND 4) Performing empirical research of issues and problems.
**Please note that management may select at either the GS-11 or GS-12 level**
meet all qualification requirements, including Time-in-Grade, by the closing date of this announcement, 11/03/2021.
Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.