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    Summary

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. EIA collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. EIA is the nation's premier source of energy information and, by law, its data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the U.S. government.

    EIA has four program functions:

    • The Office of Resource Technology Management directs a variety of corporate business activities including EIA's independent information technology infrastructure and data center operation, budget and financial management, procurement oversight and processing, human capital management, and logistical support.
    • The Office of Energy Statistics conducts a wide range of survey, statistical methods, and integration activities related to: energy consumption and efficiency; electricity; nuclear and renewable energy; oil, gas and coal supply; and petroleum and biofuels.
    • The Office of Energy Analysis analyzes energy supply, demand, and prices including the impact of financial markets on energy markets; prepares reports on current and future energy use; analyzes the impact of energy policies; and develops advanced techniques for conducting energy information analyses.
    • The Office of Communications oversees a comprehensive energy information dissemination program that provides high quality information in a timely manner that can be accessed by all types of EIA's public and private audiences.

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    Responsibilities

    This is an EXCEPTED SERVICE position.

    As a Mathematical Statistician, you will:

    • Select, adapt, modify and refine a variety of methods and develop new procedures for mathematical statistical projects.
    • Analyze findings, evaluate mathematical statistical limitations of data and specify the range of possible explanations.
    • Test and validate data and conclusions.
    • Document analyses purposes, methods, assumptions and conclusions.
    • Recommend new or improved methods and present findings.
    As a Survey Statistician, you will:
    • Plan and organize statistical surveys for collecting, verifying, processing, analyzing, summarizing and presenting information.
    • Evaluate different statistical approaches and/or methods. Evaluate approach and/or methods used in surveys, then select, adapt, modify and refine surveys.
    • Obtain, compile, organize and analyze data. Conduct statistical analysis of data using appropriate statistical methods and test/validate data and conclusions.
    • Document analyses, purposes, methods, assumptions and collusions. Coordinate and/or present data in their most pertinent form, which may include test, graphs, charts, tables and models.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for meetings/training and/or rotational assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Presidential Management Fellows Finalists. The PMF finalist must be a U.S. Citizen, or lawfully admitted to the United States as a permanent resident actively seeking citizenship.

    Applicants must be completing or have completed, within the past two years, a qualifying advanced degree – masters, law, or doctoral program.

    Announcement is being extended to increase the number of applicants to ensure an adequate applicant pool.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467420200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.