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02/12/2018
Statistician
US Marshals Service

Company Information: The United States Marshals Service is the nation’s oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset seizure and forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, prisoner transportation and custody. This position is located in the National Intelligence Research and Development (NIRD) unit, National Sex Offender Targeting Center (NSOTC), Sex Offender Investigations Branch (SOIB), Investigative Operations Division (IOD), United States Marshals Service (USMS). The incumbent of this position serves as a Statistician responsible for working with wide-ranging sources of data, developing statistical research methodology, manipulating data, conducting statistical analysis, and consulting on research methodology as it pertains to sex offender and criminal justice issues, such as empirical evaluations in the law enforcement fields.

Position Title: Statistician

Duties and Responsibilities: Developing and conducting data analysis relevant to the Sex Offender Investigations Branch. Compiling internal statistical data, analyzing data and preparing reports and briefings. Analyzing and preparing data for operational needs related to identifying and apprehending non-compliant sex offenders. Collaborating with law enforcement officers and administrative staff to plan, develop, and conduct research projects. Using multilevel data that includes complex event histories and extensive geospatial information. Giving briefings or presentations on research findings to peers

Position Qualifications: Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one year of full-time (12-months) specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service performing duties related to: Serving as statistical analyst for research studies that encompass advanced statistical topics (e.g., multilevel modeling, multivariable modeling for categorical outcomes, exploratory data analysis, calculation of standard errors, longitudinal analysis, linear and logistic regression, survival analysis, time-series analysis, spatial autocorrelation, focal statistics, zonal statistics, Kriging, hot spot analysis, geographically weighted regression); Using computer programs to resolve a range of data management or statistical problems; Analyzing a variety of large and complex datasets using appropriate statistical software such as SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, ArcGIS, etc.; Writing and presenting analytical and statistical reports and professional research papers; and orking with outside organization to identify and address research issues.

Salary Range: $96,970 to $126,062 per year

Benefits: A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491061900

Application Information: You must submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM (EST) on the 02/16/2018. Please view the announcement and further instructions at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491061900

Contact Email: allison.smith@opm.gov

Application Deadline: 02/16/2018