This position is located at Food and Nutrition Services (FNS), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) . The incumbent serves as a Statistician and will be primarily responsible for data analysis and evaluation for determining SNAP's payment error rate, conducting data analysis using data collected through the SNAP quality control system and providing technical input into State sampling procedures, policy recommendations and projects.Learn more about this agency
- Develops, analyzes and evaluates the statistical work of program operations to include sampling plans, to appraise viability and accuracy of statistical modeling.
- Conducts data analysis tasks using statistical models and methodologies to evaluate SNAP performance, policies, and trends in order to improve overall program administration and responds to data call(s) from internal USDA or external stakeholders.
- Responsible for providing technical input into policy recommendations as determined by political appointees and senior agency management officials.
- Interacts directly with critical stakeholders, including other federal agencies, as it relates to sampling or statistical aspects of improper payments during policy development.
- Develops, monitors, tracks programs, and writes queries/macros using Statistical Analysis System (SAS), Excel, and similar analytical tools towards the progress of completing projects/assignments.
- Collaborates with FNS Regional Office Statisticians and/or staff, as a team member in work group(s) to diagnose statistical issues and research solutions that impact more than one Regional office or could have national implications.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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