Assistant Analyst - Multiple Positions

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 02, 2022
Closes
Dec 10, 2022
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Congressional Budget Office, a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic, policy, and budgetary analysis to the Congress, is seeking assistant analysts to work in various divisions. Specific duties vary by division, but most include research assistance, statistical analysis, database management, literature review, and quality assurance.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tier One Background Investigation

Qualifications

For most of the positions, a strong academic background in economics, mathematics, statistics, finance, computer science, policy analysis, or a related field with economics coursework is required. For assistant analysts working in the National Security Division (NSD), such a background in a wider array of fields is welcome-in addition to those listed above, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, genetics, linguistics, any other physical or natural science, or any other quantitative field.
Candidates must also have the following:
- A bachelor's degree by June 2023.
- Strong quantitative skills.
- Attention to detail, strong written and oral communication skills, perseverance, the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and a desire to work
on issues of current interest to the Congress.
- Experience with Excel and other Microsoft Office products. (Proficiency with at least one statistical software package or programming language-such as Python, MATLAB, Stata, SPSS, R, or SAS-is preferred for some positions.)
This is an entry-level position limited to three years. The position is ideal for those interested in substantive work experience before attending graduate school in economics, public policy, law, or other analytical field. The position is only for those who have or are completing a bachelor's degree; it is not for those who have or are completing a master's degree.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

See Qualifications above

Education

EDUCATION:

A bachelor's degree by June 2023 is required.
This is an entry-level position limited to three years. The position is ideal for those interested in substantive work experience before attending graduate school in economics, public policy, law, or other analytical field. The position is only for those who have or are completing a bachelor's degree; it is not for those who have or are completing a master's degree.

Additional information

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

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