Mathematician

Department Of The Navy Bath , ME 04530

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Duties

Help Duties Summary

You will serve as a Mathematician in the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.

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Responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities vary and increase according to grade level.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)
    1520 Mathematics

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  • Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. Positions may be in any DAWIA Career Field at Level I, II, or III.

  • This position may be designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must be a member of the Acquisition Corps, become a member, or obtain a waiver at the time of selection and sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position.

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.

  • Position selected for may be under a bargaining unit.

  • Warrant authority above the small purchase threshold may be required.

Qualifications

In addition to the basic education requirements, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

FOR THE GS-05 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed the basic education requirement

FOR THE GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have 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 sector as a Mathematician demonstrating knowledge of developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations. OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

FOR THE GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Mathematician demonstrating knowledge of developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations. OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

FOR THE GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a of developing mathematical methods to solve a variety of scientific, engineering, economic, and/or military problems where precise specification of the relationships, rigor and economy of mathematical operations, and logical deduction are the controlling considerations. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out mathematics assignments; AND 2) formulating mathematical models and associated computation methods to analyze special problem areas and evaluate system performance OR you have a combination of education and experience that equates to one year of experience.

For the GS-12 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist performing the following duties: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out assignments; 2) design simulation experiments, analyze results, and prepare appropriate technical reports; AND 3) develop or participate in determining appropriate mathematical and statistical methods for operational analyses, interpretation, and evaluation of specific tests for system components.

FOR THE GS-13 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist performing the following duties: 1) researching, interpreting, and carrying out assignments; 2) design simulation experiments, analyze results, and prepare appropriate technical reports; AND 3) develop or participate in determining appropriate mathematical and statistical methods for operational analyses, interpretation, and evaluation of specific tests for system components.

FOR THE GS-14 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist demonstrating a substantive knowledge of mathematics. This experience typically include duties such as: developing specifications and applying new computer software programs and/or modifying existing programs to perform mathematical analysis of phenomena observed during experimental investigations.

FOR THE GS-15 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector as a Professional Scientist advising on the following matters: managing a operating systems environment, designing new or standard industry modeling software and engineering applications/models researching various data sources, applying systems engineering and operations research techniques to develop/design computer system architecture or system software model systems.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

Individual Occupational Requirements link:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/mathematics-series-1520/

Education

Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree in mathematics; or the equivalent of a major that included at least 24 semester hours in mathematics.

  • OR-

Applicants may substitute education for experience in the following situations:

FOR THE GS-07 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed one full year of graduate level education OR you have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement

FOR THE GS-09 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher graduate level education leading to a master's degree

FOR THE GS-11 (or equivalent pay band): Your resume must demonstrate that you have have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR you have successfully completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree

NOTE: Education and experience may be combined for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.


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Mathematician

Department Of The Navy