Economic Analyst

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Closes
Nov 29, 2020
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As an Economic Analyst for the CIA, you will assess foreign economic, trade, and financial interests that affect US security interests.
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Responsibilities

Economists working in regional offices focus on a range of macroeconomic and microeconomic issues facing the country or region they cover, while economists working transnational issues take a broader, global approach to such matters and tend to delve more deeply into technical details. You may also assess illicit financial activities, including terrorist and criminal networks, money laundering, or foreign corruption.

Opportunities exist for foreign and domestic travel, language training, analytic and management training and assignments to other offices in the Agency and throughout the US Government.

Major Duties

As an Economic Analyst for the CIA, you will assess foreign economic, trade, and financial interests that affect US security interests.

Economists working in regional offices focus on a range of macroeconomic and microeconomic issues facing the country or region they cover, while economists working transnational issues take a broader, global approach to such matters and tend to delve more deeply into technical details. You may also assess illicit financial activities, including terrorist and criminal networks, money laundering, or foreign corruption.
Opportunities exist for foreign and domestic travel, language training, analytic and management training and assignments to other offices in the Agency and throughout the US Government.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/analytical/economic-analyst.html

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14 - GS-8, Step 3 to GS-14, Step 10.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/analytical/economic-analyst.html#job-details-tab2

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Economics (preferred).
    • Finance.
    • Business Administration.
    • International Management.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Interest in international affairs.
  • Awareness of US national security interests.
  • Foreign language capability.
  • Strong verbal presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise text.
  • Research experience in international affairs.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Interest in a career that requires regular writing assignments.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/analytical/economic-analyst.html#job-details-tab2

Education

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Economics (preferred).
    • Finance.
    • Business Administration.
    • International Management.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale is preferred.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.


Additional information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rate, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/

For more information on specific CIA Benefits, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/analytical/economic-analyst.html#job-details-tab2

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for one or more positions. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants
  • Two (2) different writing samples, three to five pages (3-5) each, single-spaced PDF. Submit papers that showcase your writing style, research abilities and critical thinking skills. Subject matter should focus on your current areas of expertise that relate to your interest in positions at the CIA. You can excerpt longer papers


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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