Job Overview


The Census Bureau produces quality data that help Americans better understand our country - its population, resources, economy, society and culture. We offer competitive salaries, flexible hours and work arrangements, developmental opportunities, recognition, a variety of benefits and health insurance plans, and a host of other employment incentives. If working in an environment that values your individuality and diversity and allows you to innovate, engage in problem solving, and achieve your professional goals appeals to you, then the Census Bureau is the place for you.  Come join the Census Team and be responsible for contributing to the fabric of our nation - where everyone counts.

Your work assignments will increase your knowledge of probability and sampling, questionnaire design and development, and other statistical theories that are applied to various fields, such as manufacturing, government, public health policy planning, project management and communications.  If you are seeking a challenging career that will allow you to utilize your academic training, experience and analytical skills while furthering your growth and advancement in a survey management and research environment, the Census Bureau would like to recruit you!

This announcement will be used to establish a standing inventory of applicants ready to be consider for the Statistician 7/9 level position. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for vacancies as positions become available at the Census Bureau. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for vacancies until selected or their eligibility expires. For information concerning the period of eligibility, please see the "What To Expect Next" section of this announcement.


The selectee(s) will serve as a Statistician, GS-1530-07/09.  The statistician will:

  • Develop survey and study specifications and procedures
  • Develop and design survey questionnaires
  • Assist in data collection operations
  • Analyze and evaluate data
  • Disseminate study results through written publications and oral presentations

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • may be authorized
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Denver, CO
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Chicago, IL
    • Jeffersonville, IN
    • Suitland, MD
    • New York, NY
    • Philadelphia, PA