Public Notice for Statistician (Direct Hire)

Employer
US Department of Transportation
Location
Mitch, Louisiana
Closing date
Feb 27, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
Summary

Direct hiring authority for 1530 series is being used to fill this position.

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Overview
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

09/30/2023 to 09/30/2024
  • Salary

$47,813 - $155,403 per year

The salary listed does not include locality. Locality will be determined on the duty location of the selectee.
  • Pay scale & grade

FV G - K
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Locations

Many vacancies in the following locations:
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Washington, DC
  • Atlantic City, NJ
  • Telework eligible

Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
  • Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time-to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.
  • Relocation expenses reimbursed

No
  • Appointment type

Permanent -
  • Work schedule

Full-time -
  • Service

Excepted
  • Promotion potential

NA
  • Job family (Series)

1530 Statistics
  • Supervisory status

No
  • Security clearance

Other
  • Drug test

No
  • Announcement number

AAC-FAA-22-PUB NOT-77989
  • Control number

647248500

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This job is open to
  • The public

U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Special authorities

Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.

Clarification from the agency

U.S. Citizens, Individuals w/Disabilities, 30% or More, VRA

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Duties

This is a public notice for upcoming announcements for FAA Scientific, Technical, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) positions open to U.S. Citizens. Duties involve performing professional work, or to provide professional consultation in the application of statistical theories, techniques, and methods to the gathering and/or interpretation of quantified information.

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment
  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.
  • Successful completion of security investigation may be required.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Please Review Required Documents & Additional Information.
  • Positions may be filled at any grade level.
  • Duty location may be negotiable upon request.

Qualifications

Qualifications Reference: EMP-1.7. & OPM General Schedule Qualification Standards - IOR for 1530 job series in conjunction with group standards for professional & scientific positions.

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/statistics-series-1530/

Basic Requirements for all positions. A) 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. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given 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. OR B) Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance

In addition to meeting the basic requirements above, applicants must also meet the qualification requirements listed below.

FV-H. Education. 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. OR Specialized Experience. At least one year (52 weeks) of specialized equivalent to the FV-G pay band (or FG/GS-5 thru 9 grade level or equivalents in other pay systems) that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position being filled. Examples may include but are not limited to: a plan and effectively perform limited studies that have specific, program objectives and involve recurrent and predictable factors; analyze factual information and recognize significant factors, relationships, and trends; prepare cross tabulations or frequency listings of selected variables to assess the validity of data.

FV-I. Specialized Experience. At least one year (52 weeks) of specialized equivalent to the FV-H pay band (or FG/GS-10-12 grade levels or equivalent in other pay systems) that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position being filled. Examples may include but are not limited to: recognize and evaluate significant and critical factors in research; solve complex problems (or advise others on the solution of such problems); draw inferences using statistical data; ascertain what frequency listings or cross tabulations would be needed to assess data validity and to identify inconsistencies in data.

FV-J. Specialized Experience. At least one year (52 weeks) of specialized equivalent to the FV-I pay band (or FG/GS-13 grade level or equivalent in other pay systems) that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position being filled. Examples include but are not limited to: providing advice and consultation on a variety of problems involving the theory or application of statistical methods; evaluate new statistical methods for broad and comprehensive projects; plan, direct, and coordinate a variety of specialized and complex statistical research projects and make authoritative and final decisions requiring considerable technical and administrative judgment.

FV-K. Specialized Experience. At least one year (52 weeks) of specialized equivalent to the FV-J pay band (or FG/GS-14 grade level or equivalent in other pay systems) that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position being filled. Examples include but are not limited to: applying statistical methods to a specific subject matter area within the field of occupational health or aerospace/aviation programs; conduct strategic planning with respect to survey design, analytic direction, and workload management; conduct research into methodological issues in measuring biases in data from various subpopulation groups; serve as an expert consultant on the design of studies and data collection/sampling techniques.

Education

This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).

Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.

Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/accreditation.

Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.

Position may be subject to a background investigation.

A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Leave Enhancement: FAA organizations may offer enhanced annual leave accrual to newly appointed or reappointed employees. In order to receive consideration for such a benefit, applicants' prior non-Federal service or active duty uniformed service must directly relate to the duties of the position to which appointed. Granting enhanced annual leave is at the sole discretion of the hiring organization, and granting such benefit is not an entitlement nor guaranteed to any newly hired employee.

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen. On-the-Spot will be used to fill this position. The 'Rule of Three', Veterans Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.

NOTES:

1) Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or emailed applications cannot be accepted.

2) Some, none, or all candidates may be interviewed.

3) This position has a positive education requirement. Please see required documents.

4) Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

5) Please upload supporting documents into USAJOBS or 9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov and reference the announcement number.

6) Positions may be filled at any grade level.

7) This Public Notice will serve as a resume repository - positions may or may not be filled from this announcement.

8) Duty Location may be negotiable upon request.

9) Bargaining and non-bargaining positions may be filled.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.
  • Benefits

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Review our 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.

Transcripts and other documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded in USAJobs or emailed to 9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 1530 series.

College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the 1530 series with the FAA.

College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 1530 series.

If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.

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

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer's name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary

Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Amendment Date: 05/19/2022

Amendment Note: Update POC information.

Agency contact information

9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov

Phone

1 (000) 000-0000

Email

9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration

AAC Regional HR Services Division

6500 S. Macarthur Blvd, HQ Room 155

AHF-C400

Oklahoma City, OK 73169

US

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Next steps

Once we receive your complete application, the Human Resources Office will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications. Eligible and qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. You will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

For instructions on how to check the status of your application, please go to: USAJOBS Help Guide.

Important - If you make any changes to your application, you must resubmit it. If you make changes to your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and only your previously submitted application will be evaluated.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT 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 agency contact listed in the Agency Contact Information section of this announcement or the hiring manager. An employee with a disability must notify the decision-maker of the accommodation request. Job applicants and employees are required to follow up oral requests in writing. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.
  • 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
  • Reasonable accommodation policy
  • Financial suitability
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period
  • Signature and false statements
  • Privacy Act
  • Social security number request

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Required Documents

Transcripts and other documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded in USAJobs or emailed to 9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 1530 series.

College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the 1530 series with the FAA.

College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 1530 series.

If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.

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.

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How to Apply

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer's name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary

Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

Amendment Date: 05/19/2022

Amendment Note: Update POC information.

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Agency contact information

9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov

Phone

1 (000) 000-0000

Email

9-AMC-AHF-C400@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration

AAC Regional HR Services Division

6500 S. Macarthur Blvd, HQ Room 155

AHF-C400

Oklahoma City, OK 73169

US

Learn more about this agency

Next steps

Once we receive your complete application, the Human Resources Office will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications. Eligible and qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. You will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

For instructions on how to check the status of your application, please go to: USAJOBS Help Guide.

Important - If you make any changes to your application, you must resubmit it. If you make changes to your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and only your previously submitted application will be evaluated.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT 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 agency contact listed in the Agency Contact Information section of this announcement or the hiring manager. An employee with a disability must notify the decision-maker of the accommodation request. Job applicants and employees are required to follow up oral requests in writing. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

Read more

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
  • Financial suitability
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period
  • Signature and false statements
  • Privacy Act
  • Social security number request

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Overview
  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates

09/30/2023 to 09/30/2024
  • Salary

$47,813 - $155,403 per year

The salary listed does not include locality. Locality will be determined on the duty location of the selectee.
  • Pay scale & grade

FV G - K
  • Locations

Many vacancies in the following locations:
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Washington, DC
  • Atlantic City, NJ
  • Telework eligible

Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
  • Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time-to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.
  • Relocation expenses reimbursed

No
  • Appointment type

Permanent -
  • Work schedule

Full-time -
  • Service

Excepted
  • Promotion potential

NA
  • Job family (Series)

1530 Statistics
  • Supervisory status

No
  • Security clearance

Other
  • Drug test

No
  • Announcement number

AAC-FAA-22-PUB NOT-77989
  • Control number

647248500

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/job/647248500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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