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    This position is located in the Statistical Methods and Quality Assurance Branch (SMQAB) of the U.S. Census Bureau's National Processing Center (NPC). The incumbent serves as the Chief of the Census Coverage Measurement Section and provides overall technical guidance and administrative responsibilities for all functions and projects of the section. This position is not in the bargaining unit.

    Tour of Duty: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Alternate Work Schedule and other various flexible work schedules may be available. Alternate Work Schedule is an 80-hour biweekly basic work requirement that is scheduled in less than 10 days; i.e., eight 9-hour days/nights, one 8-hour day/night, and one day off.

    Applications under this job opportunity announcement will be considered under merit promotion (internal competitive) procedures and consideration is limited to those specified above in the “Who May Apply” section. If you are not eligible under this announcement, see announcement number NPC-2018-0140, Supervisory Mathematical/Survey Statistician, GG-1529/1530-13, SMQAB-TE-DEU-External, which can be accessed at http://jobsearch.USAJOBS.gov/.

    This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled under 1529, Mathematical Statistician series, or 1530, Statistician series.

    Exmployees on a permanent appointment or term employees with a duty station in Jeffersonville who were hired through a Recruiting Bulletin, who have not served in their current appointment for at least 90 days, are not eligible to apply. However, if this vacancy is in the same line of work as your current position (same qualification requirements), and selection for this position would not result in a promotion action, the 90 day waiting period does not apply.

    If a Term employee is selected for this position, this will not change your current not-to-exceed date.

    A one year probationary/trial period may be required.

    Candidate may be required to clear the fingerprint process and initiate the required background investigation prior to selection.

    This is a supervisory position. You must have demonstrated in your work experience or training that you possess or have the potential to develop the qualities of successful supervision. You may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

    Relocation expenses may not be authorized.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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    The individual selected for this position will:

    • Supervise a professional staff of Survey and Mathematical Statisticians at varying levels through grade 12 and with the aid of these direct a staff of supervisory statistical assistants, statistical assistants, statistical clerks, and administrative personnel;
    • Research, plan, and implement assigned projects requiring the application of statistical and/or mathematical statistical theory;
    • Plan and conduct project-related studies, which includes preparing specifications and developing new or modifying existing procedures;
    • Analyze and evaluate the accuracy and validity of data;
    • Develop and apply measures/models to resolve problems;
    • Serve as a consultant on survey sampling and processing operations at NPC.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current competitive service National Processing Center (NPC) employees on a permanent or term appointment; current permanent competitive service Department of Commerce employees; CTAP/ICTAP eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493092100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.