Economist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 15, 2019
Closes
Feb 23, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • For the GS-13: You must have demonstrated in your resume and responses to questions, at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience includes experience in having independently conducted microeconomic analyses of individual-level survey or administrative data to analyze outcomes related to employment (or other similar areas of microeconomics such as health or education) using advanced level of programming in statistical software programs such as Stata, SAS, or R, statistical models and multivariate techniques involving demographic (e.g., age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin) and socioeconomic variables (e.g., income, education, employment status, work experience) as statistical controls; and having produced written and oral products (e.g., peer-review journal articles, working papers, conference presentations) based on such microeconomic analyses.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    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 requires a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Economics. Candidates who have not yet obtained their PhD degree must indicate (in their CV or elsewhere in their application materials) that they will complete all requirements for their PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Economics by July 27, 2019.

    Combination of education and experience: A combination of PhD level education, and specialized experience as described above, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

    Candidates who are selected for the position based on education must provide documentation of completing all requirements for a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree prior to or within 3 months of entering on duty.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across EEOC.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, please contact the HR Specialist listed in this vacancy.

    If you are a veteran and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility.
    If you are a veteran and you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job-seekers/veterans-preference/#content).

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see: https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration)

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of the three quality categories: Qualified, Well Qualified, or Best Qualified. Qualified Category = Does not exceed the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement. Well Qualified Category = Meets the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the Critical Competencies defined below. (This category must be met to be considered under ICTAP procedures) Best Qualified Category = Meets the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and excels in the Critical Competencies defined below. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Mathematical Reasoning
    • Oral Communication
    • Technical
    • Writing


    The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category.

    Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent or higher will be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

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    Drug test required No


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