Climate and Energy Economist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 22, 2022
Closes
Nov 29, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The successful candidate will contribute to the full range of the division's responsibilities-developing quantitative models to analyze legislation and policy areas of interest to the Congress, conducting economic analyses, and writing reports and testimonies. Staff are encouraged to participate actively in policy research that is related to CBO's mission by presenting papers at conferences, publishing them as CBO working papers, and writing articles for professional journals.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tier One Background Investigation

Qualifications

Applicants must have either a Ph.D. in economics (or a related discipline) or a masters degree with five years of relevant experience. They should have strong quantitative and modeling skills; preference will be given to candidates with experience modeling energy markets or systems that are important sources of climate change-related emissions. Applicants should also be able to initiate and complete research projects independently and work as part of a team. Finally, they should be interested in working on issues of interest to the Congress and able to effectively communicate their work to nontechnical audiences.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

See Qualifications above

Education

EDUCATION:

Applicants must have either a Ph.D. in economics (or a related discipline) or a master's degree with five years of relevant experience.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.