Statistical Research Specialist I

Recruitment #200619-E46A-02

Introduction

BASIC PURPOSE:
Collection, review, editing and analysis of data for the Oklahoma Department of Labor’s Statistics Programs, including but not limited to activities supported under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Safety and Health Statistics (OSHS) programs and the State of Oklahoma’s Public Sector Survey program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Under direction and supervision, assists in data collection, review, editing and analysis of data on the OSHS program, perform duties necessary for the annual collection of injury and illness data from Oklahoma’s Public Sector workforce, and provide technical and statistical analytical skills for the State’s Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH) Division and staff. Work to ensure data discrepancies are clarified for accurate and timely reporting of data. Assist in the development of the State’s required Response Rate and generated reports; and, other duties and responsibilities as assigned in support of Statistical Research for the State of Oklahoma.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
include knowledge of statistical and research theory and methods; of sources of data; of probability and sampling; of data processing applications to data management problems; and of visual representation of data.  Ability is required to produce and maintain accurate data; and to write technical reports utilizing existing statistical software programs and applications, such as but not limited to Excel and other Statistical based applications and software as well as general word processing applications.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are involved in planning and conducting statistical and program management research.  This includes positions that are involved in employment, training and facilities projects.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Statistical Research Specialist job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability, the expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level I:   
This is the basic level where employees are responsible for data collection, performing basic statistical procedures, and compiling statistical reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree which includes nine semester hours in statistics, statistical research methods, economics, demographic or social research statistics.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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