Statistician III

Augusta, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Dec. 10, 2019

Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards

Opening Date: November 22, 2019

Closing Date:  December 10, 2019 

Job Class Code: 0413
Grade: 22
Salary: $38,771 – $52,540 
Location: Augusta, Maine


This is a professional services position which performs work reviewing, examining, and evaluating data gathered through the Maine Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) program and the Prevailing Wage Rates in Construction survey.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with the SOII by helping refine both the frame from which the survey is conducted, and the establishments chosen to participate, as well as monitoring incoming data and assisting respondents unable to submit their data.
  • Administration of the Prevailing Wage Rates in Construction survey by securing employment and wage information in order to set minimum rates contractors must pay on State-funded public works projects.
  • Verifying the contact information for establishments chosen to participate in the above surveys
  • Contacting chosen respondents from above surveys to retrieve missing data and correct inaccurately submitted data.
  • Conducting educational outreach for Maine businesses by developing, refining, and presenting information relating to OSHA Recording and Reporting Requirements for Occupational Injuries and Illness
  • Summarizing findings and organizing reports regarding state injury rates and hourly compensation in the construction industry
  • Annual travel to both state and national conferences is required.

To be successful in the position, you must have knowledge of and experience in:

  • Knowledge of complex mathematical and statistical methods and formulas.
  • Knowledge of equipment used in performing statistical operations.
  • Knowledge of research techniques.
  • Ability to plan and outline statistical procedures necessary in compilation of data
  • Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data
  • Ability to present analysis and conclusions with clarity and precision in written and graphic form.


A Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years’ experience in the analysis and presentation of statistical data. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. If you require a paper application, please contact Human Resources at (207) 623-6700.

Contact Information:

Questions about this position should be directed to Victor Tardiff at

Questions about the application process should be directed to Melissa Weiner, Human Resources, at (207)623-6739 or


Why work for the State of Maine?


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement Contribution: 14.47% of pay

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly.

The value* of State-paid Health Insurance: 

100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly / Employee pays nothing

95%  State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly / Employee pays: 5%  = $23.09 biweekly

90%  State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly / Employee pays:10% = $46.17 biweekly

85%  State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly / Employee pays:15% = $69.26 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee's wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium payment.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.