Biological Science Specialist (Data Analyst)
Company: Department Of Agriculture
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 9, 2021
This position is located in the National institute of Food and
In this position you will serve as a data analytics coordinator,
responsible for the planning, development, coordination, and
delivery of programmatic, accountability, and financial information
from agency information systems.
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- Plans and organizes the retrieval and delivery of programmatic,
accountability, and financial information from agency information
systems in consultation and coordination with the agency's science
staff and other agency business staff.
- Conducts analyses to document science program and portfolio
impacts using historical reporting data; prepares summary reports
needed to inform stakeholders, respond to executive branch
information requests, and support congressional budget
- Prepares clear and effective reports that summarize agency
contributions toward the achievement of USDA's strategic goals and
- Prepares science program impact examples for the agency's
congressional budget justification and science program impact
articles for use on the agency website and for social media.
- Manages the indexing, review, and reporting on agency
crosscutting information in consultation and coordination with
agency NPLs and the Budget Office.
- Directs and coordinates the design, preparation, and
dissemination of special programmatic, accountability, and
financial information to serve the needs of USDA and the
- Serves as an expert advisor on new, innovative, or alternative
technologies, methods, and approaches for access, transfer,
display, and utilization of programmatic, accountability, and
financial information in agency information systems.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
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Conditions of Employment
- You must be a US Citizen or US National
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service
registered or exempt
- Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background
investigation and/or fingerprint check
- Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless
- Direct Deposit ? Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees
are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to
their financial institution
- Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check.
To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility
requirements by the closing date of the announcement including
specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
- Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource
management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the
- Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to
a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or
Specialized Experience:Specialized experience is experience
directly related to the position to be filled. Specialized
experience must be described for each grade level advertised. The
specialized experience requirements for this position are:
Qualifying experience for GS-13 includes one year of specialized
experience comparable to GS-12 which is directly related to the
work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the
knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties
of the position. For this position, specialized experience
isplanning and organizing the retrieval and delivery of
programmatic, accountability, and financial information from
information systems using qualitative and quantitative methods to
collect data; utilizing data collection methods and statistical
sampling approaches to conduct data analyses; and preparing reports
and presentations on the results of analytical projects.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide
valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid
employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience,
including volunteer experience.
Please see above for education qualification requirement
Keywords: Department Of Agriculture, Kansas City , Biological Science Specialist (Data Analyst), Other , Kansas City, Kansas
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