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Don recent graduate program (mathematical statistician)

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Navy
Recent Graduates (See "Eligibility" section for additional information) Recent Graduates Full Time The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!
This is a Department of the Navy Pathways Recent Graduates Program Opportunity and is located at Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity (MCOTEA), Quantico, Virginia. MCOTEA independently plans, executes, and evaluates testing of materiel solutions against approved warfighter capabilities/requirements under prescribed realistic conditions and doctrine to determine operational effectiveness and suitability.
This is a two year career development program. At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position.
This position has promotion potential to the GS-11 grade level. If selected below the full performance level, incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation. You must obtain and maintain a security clearance. Must sign a Recent Graduates Program Participant Agreement. Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance. The entire period served under the Pathways program is a trial period.
In this position you will serve as a mathematical statistician within MCOTEA working directly with operations research analysts, test managers, and program analyst engaged in planning, executing, and reporting test results for Marine Corps acquisition programs.
Conduct test events for analyzing test results.
Review documents to insure adequacy of data requirements.
Participate in the planning, coordination, and execution of formal and informal training sessions.
Determine the need for and perform the design of statistical and mathematical approaches for the purpose of arriving at reliable and adequate conclusions concerning specific test problems.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Applicants must meet the following qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:
Basic Requirements: Applicants must possess a bachelor's or higher degree that includes 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics OR a combination of education and experience at least 24 hours of mathematics and statistics, including a least 12 semester hours in mathematics and 6 semester hours in statistics.
In addition, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sectorOR possess 1 year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: performing analysis of data, using statistical and mathematical computations.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: /
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PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for the Facilities Engineering Career Field and be certified at Level II at the time of application. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.
Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed .
ELIGIBILITY:
Individuals who completed the requirements for a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years OR will complete such degree or certificate within 9 months of the date of application.
Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT:
In this position, the following items will provide a developmental experience designed to lead to a civil service career.
Orientation program
Mentorship throughout the Program.
Individual Development Plan to assist with career planning, professional development, and training activities.
At least 40 hours of formal, interactive training each year of the Program.
Positions may offer opportunity for career advancement.
AFTER PROGRAM COMPLETION:
Recent Graduates may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances a term appointment lasting 1-4 years).
To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must have:
United States Citizenship.
Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
Demonstrated successful job performance.
Met the qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.
QUALIFYING EDUCATION:
Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
(i) A technical or vocational school;
(ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university; or
(iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school)
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please
REQUIREMENTS:
Selectee is required to participate in the Department ofDefense direct deposit of pay program.
A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
You will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the _Occupational Questionnaire_ , and your supporting documentation, to determineyour ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
1. Problem Solving
2. Self Management
3. Interpersonal Skills
4. Technology Application
NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application package, or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.
To begin the process, click the _Apply Online_ button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the _Submit My Answers_ button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Complete Resume.
Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.
Transcripts
Veterans' Preference Documents
Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "_REQUIRED DOCUMENTS"_ section and print out the applicant checklist. The applicant checklist will assist you in determining what documents you need submit.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, July 25, 2014. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, _do not fax_ the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:
This Vacancy ID is 1165973.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
The documents you are required to submit vary for each individual. We recommend that you print a copy of this application checklist for reference while completing your application package. The link to the applicant checklist below will assist you in determining which documents you need to submit for this vacancy:
Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Missing application information will not be requested.
Failure to submit a complete application package (Current resume, transcripts, assessment questionnaire and applicable required documents, as noted in applicant checklist)may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration. If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at:
May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive service position.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.
Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, .
_Federal Annuitant Information: _
The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:
_Veteran's Preference Information:_

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