ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Online resumes of qualified candidates must describe one year of experience performing standard techniques and basic theories of the profession used in data collection, compilation, organization, analyses and presentation. Experience must be equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the federal service performing one or more analytical tasks: 1) applying or using standard statistical methods and analyses found in college textbooks; 2) using statistical analysis software to help a senior colleague or supervisor analyze data; 3) helping plan surveys; or 4) assisting in developing a portion of a report on statistical analysis. OR one year of directly related graduate level education. Or A combination of graduate level education and experience. OR Superior Academic Achievement, based on (1) class standing, (2)grade- point average, or (3)honor society membership. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Your online resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs/competencies) (NOTE: Applicants need not prepare a written responses to these KSAs/competencies, unless asked in the online application):
1. Knowledge of standard techniques and basic theories of the profession, and ability to apply this knowledge to perform trainee assignments and to increase professional knowledge and skills. 2. Knowledge of the basic data collection, compilation, organization, analyses and presentation techniques used in the profession, and ability to apply this knowledge to perform trainee assignments and to increase professional knowledge and skills. 3. Skill in written and oral communication sufficient to present information on the scope, methods and results of assigned project or study segments. 4. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, information sources and project team members.
Positions in this series also have positive education requirements. You must submit your transcript(s) showing evidence of the required coursework to document your education. Transcripts must be submitted by the closing date, by fax following the instructions elsewhere in this announcement.
Operations Research Specialist Basic Requirements
- Degree: in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.
Courses acceptable for qualifying for operations research positions may have been taken in departments other than Operations Research, e.g., Engineering (usually Industrial Engineering), Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Management Science.
Mathematical Statistician Basic Requirements
- Degree: that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
Combination of education and experience--at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Courses acceptable toward meeting the mathematics course requirement of both above must have included at least four of the following: differential calculus, integral calculus, advanced calculus, theory of equations, vector analysis, advanced algebra, linear algebra, mathematical logic, differential equations, or any other advanced course in mathematics for which one of these was a prerequisite. Courses in mathematical statistics or probability theory with a prerequisite of elementary calculus or more advanced courses will be accepted toward meeting the mathematics requirements, with the provision that the same course cannot be counted toward both the mathematics and the statistics requirement.
EDUCATION FROM FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States (PROVIDING SUCH EVIDENCE WHEN APPLYING IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY).
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: A Preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with and existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check. If selected for this vacancy, you may be required to file the OGE Form 450 (Financial Disclosure Statement). Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected for this position are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.
- If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted. To preview questions please click here.