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07
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1.You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for Operations Research Analyst positions in the federal government. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an Operations Research Analyst position.
 I have completed a 4year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree in Operations Research.
 I have completed at least 24 semester hours in a combination of the following: operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science or subject matter courses requiring substantial competence in collegelevel mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.
 I have not completed a 4year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field, nor have I completed at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subjectmatter courses requiring substantial competence in collegelevel mathematics or statistics.
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2.You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for Mathematical Statistician positions in the federal government. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for a Mathematical Statistician position.
 I have completed a 4year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in a field that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
 I have not completed a 4year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field, nor have I completed at least 24 semester hours in mathematics and statistics which included 12 semester hours in mathematics and 6 semester hours in statistics.
 I have a combination of education which includes 24 hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics and appropriate experience plus appropriate experience which demonstrates statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying known statistical skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.
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3.In addition to meeting the basic requirement, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and or you must meet the required educational requirements for the GS07. Select one choice which best describes your specialized experience or education.
 I was in the upper third of my graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as School of Business Administration, based on competed courses.
 I do not meet or exceed the 1 year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement and/or I do not meet the education requirements under any of the above choices.
 I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS05 level as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
 I have 1 year of fulltime graduate level education (*generally 18 semester hours or the number of credit hours the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of fulltime study) in any field.
 I was selected to membership in a national scholastic honor society as listed in the association of college Honor Societies or the Baird?s Manual of American college Fraternities (Membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used.)
 My grade point average was 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B+ or better) based on the average of the required courses in my major field completed during the final 2 years of curriculum. (Your GPA may be rounded one decimal place. E.g., 2.95 will round to 3.0. 2.94 2ill round to 2.9.)
 My grade point average was 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B or better) as recorded in my official transcript or based on 4 years of education or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. (Your GPA may be rounded one decimal place, e.g., 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9.)
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4.Check the experience/education you have in applying quantitative methods and techniques for statistical and/or mathematical analysis.
 I have one year of current experience applying quantitative methods and techniques for statistical and/or mathematical analysis.
 I have a Master?s degree in a field of study which involved applying quantitative methods and techniques for statistical and/or mathematical analysis.
 I have a PH.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, in a field of study which involved applying quantitative analysis for statistical and/or mathematical analysis.
 I have a combination of current experience and education which involved applying quantitative methods and techniques for statistical and/or mathematical analysis.
 None of the above.
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5.Do you have a combination of experience and/or education studying systems/industries and their relationships involving analysis to develop and assess methods Or solve problems?
 Yes
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1.Where does this experience appear in your resume?
Maximum length of 250 characters.
 No
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6.Under the direction of an instructor, supervisor or senior person, which quantitative methods and/or techniques of analysis have you been responsible for:
 Setting up the Program
 Conducting background investigations
 Collecting and Reducing Data
 Displaying Data for Analysis
 Formulating Mathematical Expressions
 Drawing Conclusions
 None of the Above
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7.Do you have experience and/or education analyzing, developing and /or assessing methods or solving problems concerning systems/industries?
 Yes
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1.In response to your answer above, where on your resume is this experience shown (title and dates)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.
 No
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8.Compiles, organizes and analyzes statistical data, identifying significant variables and underlying relationships in the energy industry.
 I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
 I have performed work assignments in which I compiled, organized, and analyzed statistical data pertaining to energy.
 I have performed work assignments in which I organized entities.
 Utilized table production software to create data tables.
 Utilized graphing software to create technical charts.
 Written reports, produced visual presentations, or created electronic pages that included data tables or technical charts.
 Prepared briefing materials/Q and A/ memos / responses to Congressional and Executive Branch inquiries.
 I have planned, organized and led projects to compile, organize, and analyze statistical data pertaining to energy, identifying significant variables and underlying relationships in the data energy industry.
 None of the above.
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9.Do you have experience managing and/or implementing a data collection, database management and data reporting process?
 Yes
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1.Where does this experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates and company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.
 No
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10.Select the techniques you have used or participated in to conduct research, analyses, and survey activities.
 Statistical inference
 Regression analysis
 Disclosure avoidance techniques
 Imputation
 Survey sampling
 Time series analysis (including Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average models)
 Cognitive methods in survey or forms design
 Internet data collection
 Table production software to create data tables
 Frames definition and maintenance
 Sample design
 Data editing
 Quality control and assurance
 None of the above
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11.Select all the modeling, forecasting, and/or analysis techniques and methodologies that you use on a regular and recurring basis.
 Linear Programming
 Nonlinear Programming, i.e., quadratic, integer, or dynamic programming
 PERT, CPM, or Network Analysis
 Monte Carlo Methodologies
 Regression Analysis
 Time Series Analysis
 Queuing Theory
 Game Theory
 None of the above
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12.Please select from the list below the computer software you use on a regular and recurring basis.
 General purpose personal computer software, e.g., Microsoft Office (full suite) or equivalent.
 Specialized personal computerbased statistical and/or econometric software, e.g., Statistical Analysis System (SAS), statistical software, e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, Access
 Other databses software, e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, Access
 Internet software such as HTML, Java Serve Pages (JSP), ASP, etc.
 Use of structured programming software, e.g., C, C++, Fortran, Visual Basic, Pascal, or equivalent
 None of the above
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13.Select your current experience and/or education applying quantitative methods and techniques of analysis under the direction of an instructor, supervisor or senior analyst with responsibility for:
 Setting up the segments of a Program
 Conducting background investigations
 Collecting and Reducing Data
 Displaying Data for Analysis
 Formulating Mathematical Expressions
 Drawing Conclusions
 None of the above
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14.Have you served on a team or lead a team that addressed a problem or issue where conclusions were presented to an instructor, supervisor or senior person?
 Yes
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1.Where does this experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates and company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.
 No
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15.Have you developed analysis techniques, methods or methodologies that were published in a professional publication?
 Yes
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1.Please identify the professional publication(s) and the date(s) published.
Maximum length of 250 characters.
 No
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16.Do you have experience in analyzing data and/or using mathematical or statistical models to examine state, national, or international data concerning issues in one or more social, physical and biological science fields?
 Yes
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1.Where does this experience appear in your resume (provide position title, dates and company)?
Maximum length of 250 characters.
 No
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17.Team Projects:
 I have worked on team project assigned as part of coursework or academic studies.
 I have worked on teams to complete assignments in work positions I have held.
 I have worked on a team project that received special recognition, such as academic awards, publications in a professional academic or technical journal, or a presentation before a professional academic or technical society.
 None of the above.
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18.Select your statistical, mathematical, scientific and/or economic analysis job experience.
 Written technical documentation or survey instructions
 Written technical or professional reports
 Published research findings in a peerreviewed professional journal
 Presented verbal reports on technical topics in a business environment
 Presented verbal reports on technical topics to senior managers or Federal executive levels and/or senior political appointees
 Presented research findings to a professional organizations
 Facilitated coordination of efforts between organizational entities
 Utilized table production software to create data tables
 Utilized graphing software to create technical charts
 Written reports, produced visual presentations, or created electronic pages that included data tables or technical charts
 Prepared briefing materials /Q and A / memos / responses to Congressional and Executive Branch inquiries
 None of the above
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19.How did you find out about this job?
 EIA Website
 DOE Website
 DOE or Federal Employee
 Electronic Job Boards, such as Monster, Careerbuilder, Craiglist, etc. OR Internet Search Engine, such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc.
 USAJOBS.GOV
 Newspaper/Magazine
 Job Fairs
 University/College
 Professional Association/Society
 Professional Conference
 Other
