Assistant Analyst for Health Analysis

Employer
Legislative Branch, Congressi...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 03, 2017
Closes
Mar 30, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH USAJOBS or EMAIL- APPLY ONLINE AT www.cbo.gov/careers. Although there is no application deadline, CBO may close this position when the agency has received a sufficient number of qualified applicatants.
CBOs Budget Analysis Division seeks an Assistant Analyst to work within its two health analysis units. Tasks will include monitoring Medicare demonstrations and the implementation of major health care legislation; collecting and analyzing data; conducting literature reviews; and developing and producing summaries, charts, and tables. The successful candidate will assist with a broad array of projects, conduct independent research on a variety of topics, and work on projections of spending for federal health care programs under current and proposed law. This is not a permanent position: At the end of a two-to-three-year appointment, Assistant Analysts typically leave CBO to continue their education in such disciplines as economics, public policy, medicine, or the law.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a bachelors degree with a major or minor emphasizing quantitative analysis, strong writing and computer skills, and a desire to work on issues of current interest to the Congress. The position requires outstanding quantitative skills (including facility with Microsoft Excel or other statistical software packages). It also requires initiative and the ability to work well with senior staff; to gather data for use in addressing policy questions; to prepare spreadsheets, statistical analyses, slide presentations, and reports; and to complete assignments promptly.


This position is open only to candidates who have or are completing a bachelors degree; those with an advanced degree wont be considered.

Salary and Benefits
The salary range is $40,000 to $44,000, and the salary will be commensurate with related experience. CBO offers excellent benefits and a collegial, respectful work environment.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Tier One Background Investigation.
  • Candidates must have a bachelors degree with a major or minor emphasizing quantitative analysis, strong writing and computer skills, and a desire to work on issues of current interest to the Congress. The position requires outstanding quantitative skills (including facility with Microsoft Excel or other statistical software packages). It also requires initiative and the ability to work well with senior staff; to gather data for use in addressing policy questions; to prepare spreadsheets, statistical analyses, slide presentations, and reports; and to complete assignments promptly.
    This position is open only to candidates who have or are completing a bachelors degree; it is not for those who have or are completing a masters degree.

    See Qualifications above

    Candidates must have a bachelors degree with a major or minor emphasizing quantitative analysis, strong writing and computer skills, and a desire to work on issues of current interest to the Congress. This position is open only to candidates who have or are completing a bachelors degree; it is not for those who have or are completing a masters degree.

    Job filled by alternative hiring process not in the competitive service.

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