The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) seeks multiple outstanding statisticians to join our family.
Want to work on the intersection of data analytics and transportation? Want to help transform the way data and statistics inform policy decisions? BTS is the Principal Federal Statistical Agency within the Department of Transportation (DOT), leading the department in data analytics, survey design, and data driven research. Mandated by congress, BTS provides independent, objective, comprehensive and relevant information to decision makers and the public on the extent and use of the Nations’ transportation systems, the system performance, and the systems impacts on society and the environment.
The statisticians have opportunities to guide national surveys, lead research on statistical methodology to enhance data quality and usability, direct innovations to improve efficiency and timeliness of data collection and production, and represent BTS in various settings.
Applications in all areas of statistics and data science are welcome. Individuals with experiences evaluating statistical programs, applying various statically methodologies to improve data collection and production, and having a strong research background are most desired.
These positions are telework eligible. BTS is located in the DOT Headquarters in Washington, DC.
To apply, submit your resume toBTSJobs@dot.gov and indicate which role you are applying for in the subject line. Direct hire authority allows BTS to hire outside of USAJobs.
We are accepting resumes on a rolling basis, for full consideration submit resumes no later than December 1st 2020.
The statistician position is open to both entry and experienced levels.
Advanced degree is preferred. Undergrads with years of experience will also be considered.
0-2 years for PhDs, 2-4 years for Masters Degree, 5-10 years for Bachelors Degree
Additional Salary Information: GS-12 to GS-14
Internal Number: 4
About Bureau of Transportation Statistics at U.S. Department of Transportation
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the Department of Transportation (DOT) is the preeminent source of statistics on commercial aviation, multimodal freight activity, and transportation economics, and provides context to decision makers and the public for understanding statistics on transportation. BTS assures the credibility of its products and services through rigorous analysis, transparent data quality, and independence from political influence. BTS promotes innovative methods of data collection, analysis, visualization, and dissemination to improve operational efficiency, to examine emerging topics, and to create relevant and timely information products that foster understanding of transportation and its transformational role in society. The Bureau’s National Transportation Library (NTL) is the permanent, publicly accessible home for research publications from throughout the transportation community; the gateway to all DOT data; and the help line for the Congress, researchers, and the public for information about transportation.