Economist, GS-0110-13/14

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Closes
Jun 29, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Regulatory Affairs, Enforcement Programs and Services Directorate, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington, DC.

Prepares economic impact statements that accompany the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives regulatory actions, advises the Office of Regulatory Affairs Division Chief on complex issues relating to the economic analysis required under Executive Orders.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • May be required to serve a one year probationary period.
  • Must successfully complete a background security investigation.
  • *Mandatory Educational Requirements:

    1. Degree: In economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus; OR

    2. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as show above in 1., plus appropriate experience or additional education.

    *All academic degrees and course work must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation/pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov

    *In addition to meeting the mandatory educational requirements (above) to qualify at the GS-13 level, you must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the next lower grade.

    For the GS-13 position, all candidates must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-12. Specialized experience at the GS-12 level for this position is defined as experience initiating, formulating, planning and executing project studies of complex economic problems; preparing economic impact statement that evaluate the impact of implementing regulation; advising and consulting on economic matters to senior level management officials.

    For the GS-14 position, all candidates must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-13. Specialized experience at the GS-13 level for this position is defined as experience conducting complex economic research and analyses and developing analytical techniques for economic studies; communicating analyses to management and decision-makers; developing and drafting well-reasoned and clear economic impact statements, and analyzing cost and benefits of regulatory actions and information collections.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Silver (minimum score of 85) or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the silver or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé.

    - In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

    - In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. If the SF-15 is not submitted, the documentation required by the form verifying the service connected disability (e.g. letter from the VA confirming the disability) must be submitted in order to receive 10-point preference consideration.

    Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated," veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Gold Category)

    To qualify, you must meet all qualification requirements described in this announcement by the closing date.

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