Mathematical Statistican


Vacancy ID: 836078   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M2-13-836078   USAJOBS Control Number: 336952800

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1. Title of Job

Mathematical Statistican
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 14.


14

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Mathematical Statistician

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


130280089 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and meets the Basis Qualification Requirements for Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529-14.

A. I have successfully completed a full four year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
B. I have 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, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Qualification Requirements for Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529.14.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience performing mathematical statistics and survey research; and collecting, analyzing, and interpreting highly complex scientific data for public health program operations.
B. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

For each task under the following factors, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I'm normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Provide technical assistance regarding statistical design, methodology and data analysis to other researchers within and outside of an organization.

4. Provide oversight in the development and execution of contractual agreements for cost studies and data support needs.

5. Provide administrative guidance and direction for an organization.

6. Use theories and principles of applied statistical and biostatistical methods in order to design research methods and studies.

7. Provide advice and leadership to peers and subordinate staff in the areas of regression modeling, Time series analysis, and analysis of qualitative data.

8. Provide direction and leadership for projects and activities involving statistical and data processing programs, behavioral determinants research, surveys and similar studies.

9. Integrate complex and varied components into statistically valid mechanisms for use and application by decision and policy makers.

10. Conduct statistical analyses of public health survey data using statistical computing packages.

11. Advise scientists on research plans, protocols, methodologies, and data analysis interpretation of results in the area of mathematical modeling and statistics.

12. Develop and/or direct the development of statistical references criteria necessary for the analysis of behavioral and determinants indices.

13. Provide statistical advice to stakeholders on the design, execution, and evaluation of result of studies, community trials, operations research, demonstrations, and program evaluation.

14. Provide advice on the development, direction and coordination of program planning evaluations.

15. Provide advice on legislative, policy issues and regulatory activities.

16. Advise on budgeting initiatives as they relate to the organization.

17. Provide leadership direction for an organization in the development and maintenance of initiatives to advance the mission of the organization.

18. Coach the team in selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques.

19. Lead the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload in accordance with work flow and skill level.

20. Periodically report team and individual work accomplishments, problems and progress to management.

21. Develop or facilitate the organization's comprehensive written programmatic responses related to emerging mathematical data relevant to public health issues.

22. Develop written materials/manuscripts/abstracts related to the statistical design or analyses of a research study for submission to a Journal.

23. Develop clear, convincing presentations and recommendations using program/project specific data.

24. Communicate complex concepts/findings on statistical design and methodology activities in a clear, concise and logical manner at interagency science forums, national and international meetings and conferences, information hearings, and briefings of high-level agency officials.

25. Establish and maintain personal contact with public and private sector health and academic professionals representing diverse groups.

26. Present team decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations in meetings and dealings with other team leaders, and program and/or public officials on issues that have an impact on team or program objectives.

27. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.