USDA Seeks Survey Statistician

Posted on June 30, 2022
USDA Seeks Survey Statistician
Position Title: 

Survey Statistician


Position Summary:
This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. The position is a remote position working from a home office with the occasional need to report to the office or meet face-to-face with stakeholders in one of 6 NASS Regional Offices. The selectee must reside in one of the following regions: Great Lakes, Delta, Southern Plains, Mountain, Northwest, or Pacific. The option to work in one of the agency offices may also be available.
  • Plans and conducts agricultural surveys and prepares estimates and forecasts concerning crops or commodities of major importance within the overall economy of the State.
  • Develops both broad and detailed plans and procedures for the conduct of surveys and for the analysis and preparation of estimates, forecasts, and reports.
  • Examines listings and tabulations, recognizing deviations and trends and verifying the accuracy of data.
  • Determines validity and representative quality of reports; assures comparability of indications; eliminates erroneous or unrepresentative reports and ensures proper sampling at the county, district, and State level.
  • Assesses variability and bias in sample data.
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