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Biostatistician II

Company: State of Nevada DHHS-Analytics
Location: Carson City
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

*Position Description*

Positions allocated to this series perform complex mathematical and statistical analysis on public health databases by applying statistical theories and principles to determine cause and effect relationships.

This position is within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Analytics and is in Carson City, NV. This recruitment is for a Biostatistician II who will assist with various analytic and data-related projects, often focusing on data analysis for the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS), including assisting with preparing DWSS caseload projections. Caseload projections are a required function of the legislative biennium budget process and ongoing biennium monitoring by DWSS and DHHS leadership. Incumbents are responsible for meeting all deadlines set. This position is also responsible for providing routine and special reports, completing data linkages using both exact and probabilistic matching procedures, and using SAS or analytic software programming and statistical methods to complete analyses on caseload-related data, health-related data, or other assigned data. Incumbents are responsible for developing strategies to ensure accuracy of data collected, providing routine and special analytical reports, completing data linkages, and using SAS, STATA, or other analytic software programming and statistical methods to complete analyses on related 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%.

Experience with SQL, SAS, R, or other data query language is required.

*To see full Class Specifications visit: **\_Specifications-7\_0//*

*Minimum Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in statistics, mathematics or closely related field and one year of professional experience conducting statistical analysis including gathering and analyzing data from various sources using computer software; OR one year of experience as a Biostatistician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

*The Examination*

*Application Evaluation Exam*

The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.

To apply, you must fill out a state application:

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $51,803.28 - $76,921.92 per year


* 401(k)

* Dental insurance

* Flexible schedule

* Health insurance

* Life insurance

* Paid time off

* Retirement plan

* Vision insurance


* 8 hour shift

* Day shift

* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

* Carson City, NV 89706: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: State of Nevada DHHS-Analytics, Reno , Biostatistician II, Other , Carson City, Nevada

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