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    To be considered for this Recent Graduate position you must:

    • Be a U.S. citizen;
    • Have graduated with a degree from an accredited educational institution within the last two years or have obtained your degree or certification upon selection;
    • Veterans who were unable to apply for Pathways Recent Graduate jobs due to active military service are eligible for two years after release or discharge from active duty, up to six years after completing degree requirements.
    A successful candidate in this position will serve as a Mathematical Statistician, performing developmental level duties related to specific portions or assigned phases of projects.

    This career developmental position may be filled at the GS-9 or GS-11 level. The employee may be non-competitively promoted when qualified and recommended by management, however, promotions are not guaranteed. The full performance level of this position is GS-12.

    Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs.

    Successful applicants are placed in a one-year Excepted Service and receive training and professional development, complete an individual development plan (IDP), and are assigned a mentor. Under the formal training program applicants will be provided a mentor and execute an Individual Development Plan outlining training requirements and program expectations. Participants who successfully complete the program may be converted to term or permanent positions.

    To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:
    1. Have successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
    2. Demonstrate successful job performance.
    3. Meet the Office of Personnel Management’s qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.
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    At the full performance level, Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-12, you will:

    • Select, adapt, modify, and refine a variety of methods and develop new procedures for mathematical statistical projects.
    • Develop new or improved methods and evaluate different mathematical statistical approaches/methods such as frame development and maintenance, survey design, cognitive testing, data confidentiality, editing, imputation, estimation, graphical validation, statistical analyses, regression, and forecasting to ensure data quality.
    • Analyze findings, evaluate mathematical statistical limitations of data, and specify the range of possible explanations.
    • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary study team or independently, contingent on the magnitude and complexity for which the study requires.
    • Conduct presentations at meetings and conferences.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to attend training, conferences or meetings.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Recent Graduates

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    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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