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    A Supervisory Mathematical Statistician vacancy is located in DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Compensation and Working Conditions (OCWC). Mathematical Statisticians at BLS are primarily responsible for assuring the statistical integrity of BLS surveys.

    - This position is outside the bargaining unit.
    - This announcement may be used to fill additional like vacancies.

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    This position serves as the Branch Chief in OCWC, Statistical Methods Group, Occupational Safety and Health Statistics Branch. The Branch Chief's responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

    - Responsible for the planning, development, direction, and evaluation of assigned statistical activities in the BLS compensation and occupational safety and health programs. Statistical activities may include, but are not limited to the following: survey design planning and evaluation, sample selection, estimation procedures, estimation of sampling error/bias, statistical validation of survey results, and any other statistical issues. Included are those complex mathematical statistical problems involved in simulation, composite estimation, sample rotation, Monte Carlo techniques, and statistical modeling. 

    - Responsible for determining goals and plans for the branch, develops branch resource requirements, coordinates with other branches, and sets statistical policy on program emphasis and guidelines. Determines the most efficient and effective possibilities for the application of mathematical statistical techniques in light of program reliability requirements and funding. Provides guidance and review of some statistical activities that are the responsibility of OCWC/BLS but are contracted to States or other agencies (e.g., the Survey of Occupational Injuries & Illnesses, the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, and special surveys). Provides ancillary guidance in other ongoing BLS activities and programs as required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    14 - This position is at its Full Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549358000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.