Duties Summary

This position is located in National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Field Operations – East and West, in all regions.

In this position, you will assist in making clerical edits of questionnaires differing with each assignment as to subject matter form, terminology, data units, etc requiring some subject matter knowledge in order to detect and correct Inaccuracies and inconsistencies.
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  • Examining questionnaires for reasonableness and accuracy, noting and correcting improperly reported data to predetermined units, and examining for or correcting inconsistencies and inaccuracies.
  • Summarizes recurring data problems and develops recommendations for handling such as revising specifications or procedures.
  • Assists in preparing and maintaining computerized charts and graphs for use by statisticians or analysts in analyzing data, preparing estimates and forecasts, or for inclusion in report.
  • Assists in the telephone enumeration of sampled questionnaires to certify information received.

Travel Required
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

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