Personnel Research Psychologist (CBP)

19 Sep 2017 11:41 AM | Kathy Stewart

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Personnel Research Psychologist (GS-0180).  The Personnel Research and Assessment Division within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has multiple openings for Personnel Research Psychologists (GS-180-12/13, salary range: $79,720.00 to $123,234.00 per year) in its Washington, DC office.  Applicants will be evaluated based upon responses provided on the job specific questionnaire that is required as part of the application process. Applications will be accepted from Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

The Personnel Research and Assessment Division is a team of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists leveraging expertise in human capital strategies and applied research to make a difference in the safety and security of our Nation. 

Selected applicants will conduct applied research, internal consulting, and data analysis to support innovative testing programs and to design organizational interventions.

Potential assignments include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing surveys to collect actionable data on a variety of industrial-organizational issues (e.g., job analysis, workload analysis, organizational climate);
  • Designing and conducting validation studies for assessments, including computer adaptive tests;
  • Developing and refining assessment content based on classical test theory, logic, and item response theory;
  • Conducting organizational studies to develop and implement solutions related to talent management, training design, organizational development, motivation, leadership, and performance evaluation. 

The position requires participation in all phases of the process, from problem definition to reporting of results.  Strong communication skills are required. 

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