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  • Supervisory Survey Statistician at U.S. Census Bureau Burbank, CA
  • U.S. Census Bureau in Burbank, CA, United States
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  • 3 weeks ago

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Supervisory Survey Statistician job at U.S. Census Bureau. Burbank, CA. Summary

This vacancy is for a Supervisory Survey Statistician position in the Department of Commerce located in the U.S. Census Bureau Regional Offices...

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Supervisory Survey Statistician , 1530 , 7/9/11/12 , FPL GS-12 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

This job is open to
• Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
• The public

U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
• Veterans

Clarification from the agency

All qualified United States citizens.

Duties
• Manage data collection to ensure training and observation programs are utilizes to foster quality data collection techniques.
• Manage surveys to ensure data collection remains on track and within targeted budget.
• Ensure work schedules, assignments, and communication strategies are utilized to ensure team performance and cost efficiencies.
• Collect and tabulate data using a variety of methods or developing new procedures for statistical projects.
• Communicate progress of data collection operations to management and staff.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment
• Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
• A supervisory probationary period may be required.
• Relocation expenses will not be paid.
• This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
• The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.
• U.S. citizen.
• Suitable for Federal employment.
• Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (

Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement: Degree: that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc.

NOTE: As indicated in A above credit toward meeting statistical course requirements will be granted for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing. Additionally, to receive credit for course work that is not catalogued on the transcript as Statistics or contain 'statistics' in the course title, applicants must attach an official course description for the course that clarifies that the course has statistical content, or written documentation (documentation must be on official school letterhead) from a professor or a school official verifying that the content of a course has either met the 50% statistics course requirements or was a statistical course if the course name in your transcript is not entitled as statistics.

If you do not submit sufficient academic documentation necessary to demonstrate that you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements described in this announcement, your application will be deemed incomplete, and you will be ineligible for further consideration for this vacancy.

OR

Combination of education and experience - courses shown in above education requirements, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as a) sampling, b) collection, computing and analyzing data, and c) applying statistical techniques such as measurements of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance. The quality of the combination of education and experience must be sufficient to demonstrate that the applicant possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform work in the occupation, and is comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of a full 4-year course of study with a major in the appropriate field.

AND

Specialized Experience:

For GS-07 , you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service.

Experience for this position includes applying standard statistical methods and analyses such as measures of central tendency and dispersion; and collecting data for surveys or studies, as a team member.

OR

You have one full year of progressively higher-level graduate education.

For GS-09 , you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service.

Experience for this position includes assisting in the design and development of specifications for data collection and data processing requirements for statistical studies and surveys, applying advanced statistical analytical tools such as regression analysis and measures of variance to socio/economic and demographic data, and assisting in the development of professional papers or reports on such data.

OR

You have completed two years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or you have a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree.

For GS-11 , you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service.

Experience for this position include designing and developing specifications for data collection and data processing requirements, operating procedures, training materials, and operational schedules for statistical studies and surveys; applying advanced statistical analytical tools such as regression analysis and measures of variance to socioeconomic and demographic data, and assisting in the development of professional papers or reports; and coordinating field data collection activities for large scale statistical surveys.

OR

You have 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a doctoral degree or you have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree.

For GS-12 , you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.

Experience for this position include leading a team to plan a statistical survey or study; developing survey and data collection specifications and establishing time schedules for various phases of survey operations; establishing analytical methodology, design sampling and estimation procedures for surveys, and documenting work results and findings; and planning the analysis of the socioeconomic or demographic data developed by the survey or study.

Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer.

This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement. The announcement will be used to fill anticipated vacancies across multiple locations. Selections may be made from certificates issued up to 3 months after the 1st cut-off date listed below. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available.

To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at

Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: 3/18/2024, 5/1/2024, 6/4/2024 . This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 3-month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date or the final selection date.

Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
• VRA (GS-11 or below)
• VEOA (permanent positions)
• 30% or more disabled
• Persons with Disabilities
• CTAP
• ICTAP

The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.
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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility : Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
• Human Capital Management
• Planning and Evaluating
• Technical Competence

For more information on category rating, please go to: .

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

Do NOT include the following types of information in your application:
• Social Security Number (SSN)
• Date of Birth (DOB)
• Photos of yourself ( if included on your resume you will not be considered for this position )
• Personal information: such as age, gender, religious affiliation, etc.
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• Benefits

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• Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

A complete application consists of the following:
• Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume must list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
• Veterans' Preference Documentation: Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, SF-15, etc.) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to:
• Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (see other information).
• Education Documentation: If this position requires proof of higher education, or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also applies to Census Bureau employees . Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to for more information.

You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

CTAP and ICTAP candidates:

CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: applicants MUST submit the following documents:
• A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
• A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location;
• A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
• Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
• A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
• A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your position, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
• A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
• Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.
• Resume
• Transcript

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from
schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
• How to Apply

Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 06/04/2024.

This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement. The announcement will be used to fill anticipated vacancies across multiple locations. Selections may be made from certificates issued up to 3 months after the 1st cut-off date listed below. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available.

To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at

Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: 3/18/2024, 5/1/2024, 6/4/2024 . This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 3-month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date or the final selection date.
• To begin, click Apply Online to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
• Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
USAJOBS Help Center | How to see your application and job status

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at and click on "Applications." Click on the position title, and then select "Update Application."

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, please contact:

Nakia James at [email protected]

Agency contact information

Nakia James

Phone

301-763-5245

Email

[email protected]

Address

Atlanta Regional Office

285 Peachtree Center Avenue

Suite 300 Marquis Tower II

Atlanta, GA 30303

US

Next steps

You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website at and clicking on "Applications."The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions. The four points of notification are:
• Application Received or Application Incomplete;
• Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum Qualification Requirement Not Met;
• Referred or Not Referred; and
• Selected or Not Selected.

By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be terminated after you begin work; or, you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

You will be required to submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.).
• Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
• Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
• Criminal history inquiries
• Reasonable accommodation policy
• Financial suitability
• Selective Service
• New employee probationary period
• Signature and false statements
• Privacy Act
• Social security number request

Required Documents

A complete application consists of the following:
• Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume must list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
• Veterans' Preference Documentation: Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, SF-15, etc.) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to:
• Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (see other information).
• Education Documentation: If this position requires proof of higher education, or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also applies to Census Bureau employees . Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to for more information.

You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

CTAP and ICTAP candidates:

CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: applicants MUST submit the following documents:
• A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
• A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location;
• A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
• Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
• A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
• A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your position, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
• A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
• Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.
• Resume
• Transcript

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from
schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 06/04/2024.

This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement. The announcement will be used to fill anticipated vacancies across multiple locations. Selections may be made from certificates issued up to 3 months after the 1st cut-off date listed below. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available.

To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at

Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: 3/18/2024, 5/1/2024, 6/4/2024 . This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 3-month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date or the final selection date.
• To begin, click Apply Online to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
• Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.
USAJOBS Help Center | How to see your application and job status

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at and click on "Applications." Click on the position title, and then select "Update Application."

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, please contact:

Nakia James at [email protected]

Agency contact information

Nakia James

Phone

301-763-5245

Email

[email protected]

Address

Atlanta Regional Office

285 Peachtree Center Avenue

Suite 300 Marquis Tower II

Atlanta, GA 30303

US

Next steps

You will be notified of your application status through USAJOBS at four points during the hiring process, as applicable. You can check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS website at and clicking on "Applications."The status will be visible next to the corresponding positions. The four points of notification are:
• Application Received or Application Incomplete;
• Minimum Qualification Requirement Met or Minimum Qualification Requirement Not Met;
• Referred or Not Referred; and
• Selected or Not Selected.

By submitting your application, you are certifying the accuracy of the information contained in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be terminated after you begin work; or, you may be fined or jailed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

You will be required to submit official documentation prior to appointment. The agency will then verify the information provided on your application (i.e., degree, veterans' preference, disability, etc.).

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
• Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
• Reasonable accommodation policy
• Criminal history inquiries
• Financial suitability
• Selective Service
• New employee probationary period
• Signature and false statements
• Privacy Act
• Social security number request
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