Unit Chief for Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Closes
Sep 22, 2020
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

CBO seeks a Unit Chief to manage analyses of climate change and the environment, energy, and infrastructure. The portfolio of work is broad and changes over time depending on the needs of Congress; currently there is an emphasis on climate change.
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Responsibilities

The Unit Chief will help lead CBOs analyses of the economic effects of climate change and its analyses of the effects of fiscal policies intended to influence energy production and consumption. The Unit Chief will also supervise a staff of about seven economistsmost of whom have advanced degreeswho produce analyses of and reports about issues facing the Congress.The key responsibilities of the Unit Chief include helping identify and design projects that inform Congressional decisionmaking; managing the development, writing, and review of reports and other publications that stem from those projects; mentoring staff; and contributing to the management of the division as a whole.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
0

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Excepted Service


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tier One Background Investigation

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics or a related discipline and at least 7 years of relevant experience (or a masters degree and at least 10 years of relevant experience); a proven track record as a researcher and project manager; and considerable experience analyzing climate change and the environment, energy, and infrastructure. The position also requires excellent communication skills; preference will be given to candidates who have managed the written work of other analysts.v

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

See Qualifications above

Education

EDUCATION:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics or a related discipline and at least 7 years of relevant experience (or a masters degree and at least 10 years of relevant experience)

Additional information

EXCEPTED SERVICE

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

NOTE: To ensure consideration you must submit a complete application by July 31, 2020 at www.cbo.gov/careers (not USAJobs). Although we may continue to accept applications beyond that date, we are only ensuring that those who submitted by the deadline above will be considered. Should the hiring division wish to review candidates who applied after that date, we will then process those applications to determine if they are qualified and should be forwarded for management review.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Confidential

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Cover letter, resume, writing sample, and contact information for three references.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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