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  • Data Scientist: Metropolitan Police Department






    April 28, 2018

    The Data Scientist will provide data science and advanced analytical support, generating actionable insights from data and then presenting those insights in compelling graphical, numerical, and narrative forms. The Data Scientist will independently and collaboratively with other internal and external entities provide timely, relevant, and scientifically rigorous evidence to inform MPD’s policies, programs, and decision-making.

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  • Performance Analyst/Data Scientist: The LAB @ DC


    Washington DC


    Minimum rate - $70,345.00



    Job Summary

    Program Analyst (Performance Management), CS-343-12

    Agency: Performance Management Division

    Area of Consideration:  Open to the General Public

    No. of Openings:  1

    Salary $70,345 – $89,992 per annum

    Opening Date: January 17, 2018

    Closing Date:   January 27, 2018

    Duration of Appointment:  Career Service – Continuing Full-Time

    Collective Bargaining Unit:  Non-Union – This position is not a collective bargaining unit.



    This is a standardized position description that is designed for use in any District of Columbia Government department, office or agency.

    The incumbent in this position provides a variety program analysis functions and conducts studies of programs within an assigned organization.  The purpose of the program studies and analyses is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational structures, to assess organizational and program problems and recommend solutions; and to review and evaluate the potential effectiveness of proposed organizations and programs.

    Brief Description

    Gathers and organizes information from a variety of sources such as records, computer files, previous studies, and interviews, analyses information to identify issues and isolate problems, develops solutions and measurements of productivity and effectiveness for use by others, develops detailed briefings and reports of findings and recommendations, and convinces others to implement recommendations.

    Organizes and delivers briefings to present findings, solutions, and recommendations to managers, and prepares option papers and similar staff reports. Assignments may involve independent studies to determine the proper organization and structure of the activities of an agency, department, or large office; the conduct of studies to measure and track the progress and accomplishments of a District of Columbia organizational component dedicated to a major assigned organizational function; the planning of a single program to be carried out by various field organizations by identifying, collecting, and analyzing appropriate information, and presenting finds; devising new internal structures for a organizational component within a major office of an agency, department or large office.


    Knowledge of a wide range of specialized analytical methods and techniques for planning, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of work processes or programs, and a general knowledge of related studies and cases.

    Knowledge of pertinent laws regulations, polices and precedents that affect the program or work processes studied, and knowledge of the major issues, program goal and objectives, substantive work processes and program operations of the organization.

    High degree of skill in applying and adapting analytical methods and techniques.

    Knowledge and skill used to plan, schedule, and conduct projects and studies to evaluate, identify and resolve issues and problems.

    Licensures, Certifications and other requirements

    This position has been designated as an emergency/essential employee position under the provisions of District Personnel Manual, Chapter 12. As such, your services may be required in emergency situations to perform crucial duties, i.e., snow removal, debris removal, transportation, shelter operation, food distribution, and communication. These duties may be performed when the government is closed or when most employees are dismissed early.


    High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

    Work Experience

    2-5 years

    DDOT is an employer of choice for any job seeker who has passion, energy, and enthusiasm about our city.  Employee benefits include:

    •Health and life insurance benefits and retirement benefits (More information about these benefits is available on the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) website at

    •Complimentary Capital BikeShare Membership

    •Free rides on DC Circulator buses

    •Continued professional development, and professional growth through d.University, the in-house training available for all DDOT employees

    •Flexible work schedule (team and role dependent)

    •Employer assisted housing loan program, providing payment and/or closing cost financing for first-time home buyers (restrictions apply)

    The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.


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