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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

You MUST submit a complete resume in order to be considered for this position. Please review the required documents section of the vacancy announcement for further information.
1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Career Fair
  • Census Bureau Employee
  • College Information Session/Classroom Presentation
  • Friend/Colleague
  • Individuals with Disabilities Recruitment Event
  • Internship
  • Job Search Website
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
    1.2 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
    1.3 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
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  • Professional Conference/Organization
    1.1 From which professional conference/organization did you learn about this position?
    • American Economic Association
    • American Statistical Association
    • League of United Latin American Citizens
    • National Association for Business Economics
    • National Society of Black Engineers
    • Other
  • Professional Magazine/Trade Journal
  • Radio/TV Announcement
  • Recruiter/Headhunter/Search Firm
  • Social Network
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
I certify that I have read the "Who May Be Considered" AND the "Job Summary" sections of this vacancy announcement and I understand that if I am a previous or current Federal competitive employee (includes most Census employees) looking for a transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement, this vacancy may not afford me the best advantage. I understand my option to consult with the HR office listed on the vacancy if I have any questions.
2 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-13)? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have mathematical statistician experience for at least six months either in at least two different Assistant Division Chief areas or with an outside organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Have you taken professional statistical- or survey methodological-related short courses (For example at ASA, JPSM, WSS, or other professional organization), that added together equal: Answer to this question is required
  • four short courses (two weeks of training time)
  • two short courses (one week of training time)
  • None of the above
7 What level of Project Management (or equivalent Agile Development) training have you earned? Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Project Management certificate (7 courses)
  • I have a Project Management citation (3 courses)
  • I have completed two 1-week courses in Project Management
  • I have completed a 1 week Project Management course
  • I have on-the-job experience
  • None of the above
8 Have you taken two semester graduate courses in mathematics, statistics, or survey methodology? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Have you had the lead role developing methods or disseminating reports for a large scale data collection or survey program, a survey re-interview program or a process quality control system, or for an evaluation study? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 Have you had the lead role in designing/redesigning a sample or developing weighting and estimation procedures for a large scale data collection or survey? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
13 Have you had the lead role in designing and analyzing evaluations of new or changed survey instruments or alternative modes of collection for a large-scale data collection or survey program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
15 Indicate your experience overseeing various components of a large-scale data collection or survey program. Answer to this question is required
  • Frame development
  • Address list development
  • Questionnaire design
  • Sampling
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Sample dissemination
  • Field data collection
  • Coverage measurement
  • Evaluations and experiments
  • Data capture
  • Data tabulation
  • None of the above
16 Select the item(s) that best describe your experience and/or training in the following knowledge areas: Answer to this question is required
  • Analysis of variance
  • Probability
  • Categorical data analysis
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Generalized linear models
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Non-parametric statistics
  • Quality Control/Assurance
  • Regression analysis
  • Statistical inference
  • Variance estimation
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Data analysis
  • Coverage and measurement error
  • Methods research (pretest methods, context/mode effects)
  • Missing data methodology
  • Nonsampling error evaluation
  • Questionnaire design
  • Survey design
  • Disclosure Avoidance
  • Survey Analytics
  • Small Area Estimation
  • Auditing
  • Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
  • None of the above
17 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
18 Have you had a lead role in writing a research proposal to study some aspect of a survey’s design? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19 Have you authored a technical report, a professional paper published in a conference proceeding, or a professional journal? Answer to this question is required
  • I have published a technical internal memorandum
  • I have co-authored an externally released technical report or proceedings from a conference paper
  • I have co-authored a peer-reviewed journal article
  • None of the above
20 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
21 Have you held the leadership role on: Answer to this question is required
  • Three or more statistical projects with at least one involving multiple organizational units?
  • Two statistical projects?
  • One statistical project?
  • None of the above.
22 At which of the following venues have you presented statistical findings, methods or software? Answer to this question is required
  • Conference(s)
  • Seminar(s)
  • Advisory committee meeting(s)
  • Press event(s)
  • Educational Workshop(s)
  • None of the above
23 What is your experience preparing and delivering presentations of a technical nature to different groups? Answer to this question is required
  • Prepare presentations in person for management
  • Prepare written reports
  • Prepare presentations on technical topics for meetings and/or conferences
  • Document procedures and/or standards
  • Conduct meetings
  • None of the above
24 Have you taken a semester course in statistical computing or a one week SAS or R course or a combination of SAS or R courses which added together equal one week of training time? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 Have you taken a semester course or in-house course(s) where the total class time was 30 hours or more in the following courses? (check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Sample Design
  • Estimation
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Time Series
  • None of the above
26 Identify the specific employment/volunteer work in your resume in which you describe your experience to support your answer to the previous question; i.e. company name, position title, and dates. "Refer to Resume" will not be acceptable. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
27 Indicate your experience using statistical software packages. Answer to this question is required
  • I have used SAS (or similar statistical software) to generate frequency distributions and cross tabs on existing datasets.
  • I have written programs in SAS (or similar statistical software) to manipulate and merge data files.
  • I have written programs in SAS (or similar statistical software) to create and recode variables.
  • I have written and implemented SAS macros or SQL.
  • I have written programs to analyze unit and item non-response, reweighting, or variance estimation.
  • I have written programs in SAS (or similar statistical software) to estimate regression models.
  • None of the above.
28 Have you influenced, persuaded, or negotiated with sponsors, data users, or other professionals to resolve technical issues or points of disagreement in official meetings, presentations or conferences? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
29 Do you have experience advising senior management or executive staff on responding to written inquiries/correspondence? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No