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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

1 Have you been in a Mathematical Statistican position at the grade 13 level in the Federal service for at least one year OR do you have at least one year of equivalent professional work experience where you were a recognized specialist in a particular mathematical statistical function? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have or will have within 9 months at least 24 hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and at least 6 semester hours were in statistics or a combination of education and experience (at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, plus appropriate experience or additional education.)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Did your college studies include at least 24 hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and at least 6 semester hours were in statistics? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 Have you taken two semester graduate courses in mathematics, statistics, or survey methodology? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 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
10 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
11 Have you had the lead role in developing and testing new statistical methods involving time-series estimates, producing model-based small area estimates, and/or seasonally adjusting sample survey or census estimates? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 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
13 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
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 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.
16 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
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 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 Have you taken a semester course or in-house course(s) in the following courses? (check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Paradata
  • Experimental Design
  • None of the above
23 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
24 Have you used SAS in the analysis or manipulation of data? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 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
26 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
27 Do you have experience advising senior management or executive staff on responding to written inquiries/correspondence? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
28 I have performed the following supervisory functions in work unit or team assignments Answer to this question is required
  • Review the work of other team or section members
  • Plan work for team or section members and identify necessary resources to accomplish their work
  • Set short-term and long-term work priorities for team or section members
  • Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees
  • Develop performance standards and evaluate work performance of subordinates
  • Provide advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on work and administrative matters
  • Interview job candidates for position vacancies
  • Identify developmental and training needs of employees
  • None of the above
29 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
30 Have you ever done cost estimation and managed funds of a non-trivial project? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

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.
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.
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 job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • 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
    1.1 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
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