Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
Type: Full Time
* DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe Department of Energy is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates for exciting positions available in multiple locations throughout the United States.The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.To learn more about the Department of Energy, please visit the website at www.energy.gov.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesThis series covers positions that manage, supervise, lead, or perform scientific work or provide professional consultation in applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods to gather, analyze, interpret, and/or report quantified information.As a Statistician, at minimum you will:* Apply a variety of statistical techniques such as logistic regression, and generalized risk models, analysis of frequency distributions; analysis and modeling of multivariate; sampling; analysis of variance; determining confidence limits; and estimating magnitudes to laboratory and/or clinical data.* Develop and maintain statistical analysis programs for databases.* Serve as a technical expert with respect to all phases of statistical interpretation.* Provide technical advice to peers and senior managers within and outside of the organization on statistical methods and techniques. Prepare comprehensive reports of study results to include discussion of substantive research objectives.* Assess the adequacy and quality of data used in the analysis. Prepare an explanation of the methodologies, results, and relevance of issues and problems under study.* Disseminate results of research projects in a wide range of venues including publications, peer reviewed journals, summaries, manuscripts, and special reports.* Identifies specific statistical research areas that merit investigation, develops new hypotheses and approaches for studies and evaluates the feasibility of such endeavors.* Initiates, formulates, plans, executes and controls statistical studies, which are designed for the purpose of identifying, analyzing, and reporting on energy-related issues.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Occasional travel may be required, however, dependent upon the program office some positions may require a higher percentage of travel.Supervisory statusNoPromotion Potential15 - Vacancies filled under this public notice may have varying levels of promotion potential and supervisory level, if any.* Job family (Series)1530 Statistics* RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* You must be a United States Citizen.* This employer participates in the e-Verify program.* See \\"Other Information\\" section regarding Selective Service requirements.* Telework may or may not be eligible depending on the position requirements* May be required to complete a Financial Disclosure StatementOTHER REQUIREMENTS:These positions are to be filled under the OPM Government-Wide Direct Hire Authority Certain STEM Positions for grades GS 11-15. This serves as a public notice for the use of the Direct Hire Authority in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3327 and 3330 and 5 CFR 330. Under this recruitment procedure, applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.Positions are located agency-wide and may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.Appointments made with this authority may be processed as a new appointment into the Civil Service.The vacancies filled through these appointments have varying levels of background investigative requirements, up to a Top Secret - DOE \\"Q\\" clearance.Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected under this authority are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check.All positions are subject to satisfactory security and suitability determinations.Positions may be designated as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) and subject to testing for illegal drug use. A negative drug test must be obtained prior to being appointed into these positions and will be subject to random testing thereafter.QualificationsYou must meet the Basic Requirement listed in the Education Requirements section below and/or \\"Specialized Experience\\" to qualify for this series as described below.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSThe specialized experience listed are the minimum requirements for the series, each particular vacancy may have additional experience necessary to meet the applicable grade level.A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for these positions are defined as:For the 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 includes using statistical theories and techniques that relate to experimental design, data analysis, sampling, forecasting, quality control, and operations research; researching and studying the design and administration processes from the formulation of concepts through specification and analysis of output to the presentation of conclusions; assisting with projects and developing preliminary recommendations requiring technical and administrative judgment; performing statistical analysis and providing outcome on results; and/or experience in the use of statistical software packages and computer database tools.OR3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.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 includes applying advanced statistical techniques to experimental design, data analysis, sampling, forecasting, quality control, and operations research; developing and/or presenting professional papers or reports on statistical studies or surveys; providing technical assistance on complex statistical analyses; serving as a technical advisor on various statistical analyses and methods; planning and executing a variety of projects and developing recommendations requiring technical and administrative judgment; developing listing and mapping applications, and developing collection methodology; and/or experience writing procedures for automated or computer-assisted statistical operations.NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.GS-13: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Experience includes applying advanced statistical techniques to experimental design, data analysis, sampling, forecasting, quality control, and operations research; developing and/or presenting professional papers or reports on statistical studies or surveys; providing technical expertise to support complex statistical analyses and methods; planning and executing a variety of complex projects and developing recommendations requiring technical and administrative judgment; developing listing and mapping applications, and developing collection methodology; and/or experience writing and auditing procedures for automated or computer-assisted statistical