GS-09: You must have one year (1) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 Federal grade level performing duties such as utilizing statistical software such as STATA and SAS to analyze statistical data; employ statistical software to analyze law-enforcement data while affecting policy; and preparing statistical reports for recommendations of changes in methodology and procedures within the agency with detailed instruction.
Have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in in a major area of study related to this position or a LL.B or J.D.
GS-11: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 Federal grade level performing duties such as utilizing statistical software such as STATA and SAS to analyze statistical data; Employ statistical software to analyze law-enforcement data while affecting policy; preparing statistical reports for recommendations of changes in methodology and procedures within the agency; and providing advice and on the information the collection of drug-related data.
Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or (3) three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in one of the following major study areas: electrical or electronic engineering, mathematics, physics, public utilities, statistics, computer science, telecommunications management, information systems management, business administration, or industrial management; or LL.M., if related.
COMPETENCIES: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Skilled in Analyzing Statistical Data for Program Evaluation
2. Ability to Conduct Studies of a Complex Nature
3. Ability to Review and Present Statistical Reports &Studies
4. Ability to Formulate New Methodologies & Procedures using Statistical Information
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Successful Completion of a one year probationary period is required (unless already completed).
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories; Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligible.
Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated," veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified).