Survey Statistician (Direct Hire Authority) Job

Vacancy No. 23-ADRM-12125808-DHA-KW Department U.S. Census Bureau
Salary $69,107.00 to $125,851.00 Grade 11 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Part-time
Open Date 9/12/2023 Close Date 5/31/2024
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Berkeley, CAIrvine, CALos Angeles, CAStanford, CA
Boulder, CONew Haven, CTWashington, DCGainesville, FL
Atlanta, GAChicago, ILUrbana, ILBloomington, IN
Ames, IALexington, KYCollege Park, MDSuitland, MD
Boston, MACambridge, MAAnn Arbor, MIMinneapolis, MN
Columbia, MOKansas City, MOLincoln, NEIthaca, NY
Chapel Hill, NCDurham, NCColumbus, OHAustin, TX
College Station, TXDallas, TXSeattle, WAMadison, WI

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


This vacancy is for a Survey Statistician (Direct Hire Authority) position in the Department of Commerce located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland or any of the locations listed below.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Survey Statistician (Direct Hire Authority), 1530, 11/12, FPL GS-12 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under the provisions of the Direct-Hire Authority (DHA), rating, ranking and veterans' preference does not apply; therefore, your responses to the questionnaire will not be used to determine a scored rating. All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements, as defined in the job opportunity announcement, will be referred for selection consideration. While veterans' preference does not apply in DHA, preference eligibles are encouraged to submit their supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, SF-15, etc.).

Applicants applying as CTAP or ICTAP candidates, and are determined CTAP or ICTAP eligible, must exceed the minimum qualification requirements to be referred under this selection priority placement program by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. For those deemed eligible and who meet the minimum qualifications, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles who are not determined well-qualified by scoring at least 85 will not be referred under the CTAP/ICTAP selection priority placement program; however, will be referred for selection consideration with other minimally qualified applicants. The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies, please do not provide a separate written response.

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Communication
    • Project Management
    • Technical Competence

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

Do NOT include the following types of information in your application:

  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Date of Birth (DOB)
  • Photos of yourself (if included on your resume you will not be considered for this position)
  • Personal information: such as age, gender, religious affiliation, etc.
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