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Job Title:  BIOSTATISTICIAN 1/UNDERFILL

BIOSTATISTICIAN 1 - 60032345
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89706

Requisition Id:  6744

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR'S OFFICE 

Business Unit: HR-DATA ANALYTICS 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 32 

Salary Range: $45,142.56 - $66,628.08

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: ADRIAN L FOSTER 

Phone: 702 486-2911 

Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

Biostatisticians perform complex mathematical and statistical analysis on public health databases by applying statistical theories and principles to determine cause and effect relationships. Under close supervision, incumbents receive training in performing the duties described in the series concept. This is the entry level in the series and incumbents may progress to the next level upon meeting the minimum qualifications and with the approval of the appointing authority.

 

This recruitment may be used to hire for multiple positions within the unit.

 

This position is within the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Analytics and is located in Carson City.   This recruitment is for a Biostatistician I, underfilling the II level. Biostatisticians within the unit work with multiple agencies to review, write, revise and recommend administrative policies; issue oral and written directives in the form of policy statements and manuals; coordinate the development of new forms, work methods, and automated systems used to process information related to the program area. Perform technically complex assignments critical to agency operations; make recommendations, conduct complex, investigative and analytical studies that involve any aspect of the agency operations such as planning, research, policy development, budgeting, and legislative drafting; maintain statistical data on progress and development of the program; ensure timely and accurate preparation, interpretation of data and submission of periodic program and financial reports for stakeholders.

 

This position is responsible for providing routine and special reports, completing data linkages and using PowerBi, SAS, and/or analytic software programming and statistical methods to complete analyses on program data. This position requires the demonstrated use of statistical methods and programs utilizing SAS or similar analytic software.  This position may require travel both in and out of state up to 25%.  

 

To view full class specifications visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/70/07-761spc.pdf

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in statistics, mathematics or closely related field; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of paraprofessional experience assisting in conducting statistical analysis including gathering and analyzing data from various sources using computer software; OR one year of experience as a Statistician II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
  • Experience using SAS or similar analytical software is required. 

 

 

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno