Supervisory Economist, GS-0110-15

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 17, 2017
Closes
May 29, 2017
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1691-HQ-RM-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Operations, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Director of Commercial Regulations & Standards, Office of Standards, Evaluation & Development, Standards Evaluation & Analysis Division (CG-REG-1) in Washington, D.C.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • Moving expenses will be paid in accordance with appropriate regulations.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • To qualify for this position, applicants must show that they possess a professional knowledge of economic theories and principles through the following:

    Completion of a bachelors or graduate degree in economics that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

    OR

    Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education

    The education must have included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus, where the courses extend into the senior level, AND the experience must have been involved in performing specific economic research and/or college level teaching. Experience in related fields that did not involve the use and understanding of economic principles and theories is NOT qualifying for this position.

    IN ADDITION to possessing the basic educational background, applicants must have:

    Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organizationat least 1 full year of experience (equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service) individual economic research assignments requiring planning, information assembly, analysis and evaluation, conclusions and report preparation; supervisory or project coordination assignments involving a staff of professional economists, and requiring the evaluation and interpretation of economic information;

    OR

    1. teaching assignments in a college or university that included both class instruction in economics subjects and one of the following (1) personal research that produced evidence of results, (2) direction of graduate theses in economics, or (3) service as a consultant or advisor on technical economics problems.
    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


    This position does have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    Q - Nonsensitive