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Summary Direct hiring authority for 1530 series is being used to fill this position. Responsibilities 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. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. 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 significanceIn 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/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.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. 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_requirementsThe 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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