Friday , March 17 2023

Research Data Specialist – Cal Fire Careers

Website Cal Fire

Job Description:

This series specification describes professional research data classifications responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting studies in a variety of areas, which affect programs or systems development. Incumbents in these classifications perform quantitative and qualitative data-driven research and statistical analysis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction, incumbents are required to determine the scope and parameters of research criteria and perform the most complex research and data analysis projects involving: research and development of innovative or undefined methods for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data
  • Identifying new strategies or sources for collecting data
  • Coordinating data migration efforts, and assessing patterns to forecast future impacts and trends.
  • The outcomes are used to advise department officials and state leaders in areas where programs or systems are being proposed or existing programs with a major impact.
  • Senior departmental management view these incumbents as individuals who are widely recognized as having distinguished herself/himself in a special field of knowledge.
  • Incumbents serve as the department’s top expert in that field.
  • Incumbents may advise executive staff on complicated research projects and studies.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree. Work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have the required units mentioned above.
  • A Master’s Degree in economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a related research-oriented field may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
  • A doctoral degree in the same areas may be substituted for three years of the required experience.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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