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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs


Supervisory Statistician (Social Science), GS-1530-14/15


Announcement Number:
JP-13-002
Application Deadline:
10/26/2012
Job Location:
Washington, Dist of Columbia
Open Date:
10/05/2012
Salary Range:
105211.0
155500.0
Location Notes:
Pay Schedule:
Annual
Who May Apply:
US Citizens
Time Limit:
Permanent - No time limit
Promotion Potential:
15
Number of Vacancies:
1
Work Schedule:
Full Time




Agency Marketing Statement:

  • Are you interested in working for a cutting edge agency with a mission to improve public safety, and the fair administration of justice? If so, the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics is seeking a high performing individual to serve as a Supervisory Statistician, overseeing the work of a team of BJS Statisticians. In particular, the position will be deeply involved in BJS's efforts in the following areas: (1) The use of operational and/or administrative data systems as a source for national statistics in the law enforcement, prosecution and courts areas; (2) national studies of recidivism based on federal and state criminal history record systems, and (3) other special projects. For more than 20 years, OJP has effectively provided leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems, increasing knowledge about crime and related issues, assisting crime victims. OJP continues to be the premier resource for the nation's criminal and juvenile justice communites. OJP's role is to work in partnership with the justice community to identify challenges confronting the justice system and to provide state-of-the-art information, training, funding and innovative approaches and strategies for addressing those challenges.

Notes:

  • This position is located in OJP's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), the principal statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. BJS is one of thriteen (13) federal statistical agencies whose principal function is the compilation and analysis of data and the dissemination of information for statistical purposes. The incumbent serves as a Supervisory Statistician aiding in the collection, analysis, publication, and dissemination of information relating to crime, offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice system agencies at all levels of government.

    This vacancy is open to both U.S. Citizens and Status applicants. This announcement is being used to consider internal Merit Promotion and external candidates. You will be considered under all categories for which you are eligible.

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies that may occur within 90 days of the closing date. If you have previous Federal civilian employment, you must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing your tenure and position occupied and the most recent Performance Appraisal (dated within the last 18 months or a separate statement explaining why you are unable to submit your appraisal.

    You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
    You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation.
    Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for, or exempt from, the Selective Service. See www.sss.gov.
    This appointment may require completion of a one-year probationary period.

    Since this is an on-line application process, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/OJP/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualifications form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted. Applicants made on line must be received must be received by the closing date of this announcement. You can obtain this form by contacting Avue Digital Service at (800) 407-0147. This form must receive in the Human Resources Office by the closing date of the announcement. The Human Resources Office must receive all other information requested in the vacancy announcement by the closing date of the announcement.

    Applicants submitting proof documents can electronically attach them to the employment application in the AVUE system. These documents can also be emailed to OJPApplicants@usdoj.gov.

    Supporting Documentation: A copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action; showing 'Tenure' and 'Position Occupied' (if applying under Merit Promotion); to receive consideration as a veteran, you must attach a DD-214 showing the type of discharge you received; to receive consideration as a disabled person you must submit a letter from the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation in the state in which you live, certifying your disability. You must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing your tenure and position occupied and the most recent Performance Appraisal (dated within the last 18 months or a separate statement explaining why you are unable to submit your appraisal.
    ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR AVUE APPLICATION OR EMAILED TO OJPApplicants@usdoj.gov FOR CONSIDERATION FOR VACANCY.







Duties:

  • Consults and collaborates withfederal, state and local officials, information product consumers, and/or personnel within the organization to advise on the application of statistics to criminal justice policy and research issues and priorities.
  • Provides technical guidance to contractors or grantees on documentation requirements including problem reports and troubleshooting plans. Ensures the contractor/grantee performs in accordance with established procedures and that statistical research conforms to established specifications and requirements.
  • Performs statistical data collection requirements activities, such as preparing, processing, and coordinating ad hoc and standing collection requirements. Ensures the collection of statistical data and use of collection systems to satisfy immediate, mid-range, and long-term statistical data collection requirements.
  • Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-14 level and below. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.

    Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.
  • Manages, leads, or performs scientific work in applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods for gathering, studying, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on statistically quantified information.


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