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    The primary purpose of this position is: To provide a Post-Secondary Student Trainee who has been appointed to the Delegated Hiring Authority (DHA) Post-Secondary Program with on-the-job training and guidance to further student technical development.

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    Responsibilities

    • Performs operations research tasks of limited scope and difficulty which are screened by a higher grade analyst.
    • Plans work procedures and selects standard methods and techniques to be applied to development and assessment projects or problems solving studies.
    • Applies the various steps of accepted operations research procedures to search for information to bear on a system, process and/or operational problem, and performs techniques involving difficult calculations or exact comparability determinations.
    • Perform special research tasks designed to utilize and enhance knowledge of work processes and techniques, and to afford an opportunity to apply the fundamentals of associated disciplines (e.g., mathematics).
    • Identifies sources of data and perform data acquisition and reduction.
    • Make minor adaptations in techniques or method to achieve stated objectives of the assignment.
    • Develops reports which summarize accomplishments and results of assignments, and presents findings within own organization.
    • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and professional developments to remain current in the field and for application to work assignments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1515 Operations Research

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