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Position TitleStatistician

Company Information

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Duties and Responsibilities

At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Plan, execute, and analyze chemical exposure experiments on aquatic organisms as a member of one or more research teams within the larger framework of Office of Research and Development (ORD) research projects;
- Modify, validate, and apply methods to assess experimental endpoints;
- Provide technical assistance, training and advice;
- Develop, implement and adhere to Laboratory, health and safety, quality assurance and other system requirements;
- Serve as Contracting Officer’s Representative, Project Officer, or similar as required for extramural contracts, cooperative agreements, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), or related vehicles in support of ORD research.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.
You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

Position Qualifications

Conditions of Employment
If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
If you are selected, a written participant agreement must be signed.
You must meet all program requirements by the closing date.
You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).
You must be a U.S. citizen.
Position has educational/degree requirements (see Qualifications section).

If you are selected, the entire period served under the Recent Graduates program will be a trial period.
This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.
This position requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
You may have limited exposure to hazardous materials.

In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the Research GS-11 level, you must have a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the position being advertised.

Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Knowledge of characterizing and interpreting biological responses across different levels of biological organization; 2) Ability to plan and implement research experiments; 3) Skill in written communication to prepare reports with findings, conclusions, and recommendations; 4) Ability to apply the latest developments in expression-based biomarkers to resolve problems; 5) Skill in oral communication; 6) Knowledge of quality assurance procedures sufficient to perform quality assurance checks and validate methods; 7) Skill in contract management.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.

In addition to the eligibility requirements for the Recent Graduates program, this position has specific educational requirements in order to qualify as described below:
Statistician/1530: You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university 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 either physical, biological, or social sciences.

Additional information

This is a Recent Graduates position in the Pathways program. This program provides individuals who have completed a qualifying associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate with an entry-level developmental experience with the potential to lead to a career in the Federal government after successfully completing the program. More information about the Recent Graduates program can be found at USAJOBS Information Sheet.
This position is in the bargaining unit.
EPA participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. For additional information: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.
Upon completion of the developmental program, you may be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent position without further competition.
If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.
Position has portable work and selectee may be authorized to telework after meeting eligibility requirements if approved by the supervisor/manager.
One or more positions may be filled.