You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Online resumes of qualified candidates must describe at least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal service. Such experience includes developing, modifiying , and using computer models of energy markets to prepare forecast of future energy market conditions and to analyze the effects of alternative government policies. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Your online resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs/Competencies) (NOTE: Applicants need not prepare a written responses to these KSAs/competencies, unless asked in the online application):
1. Expert knowledge of economic analyses techniques.
2. Ability to make presentations of controversial findings to a wide range of audiences.
3. Skill in analyzing, in innovative ways, the effects of different policy alternatives and ability to advise audiences on the negative effects of the different policy alternatives.
4.Knowledge of statistical procedures, econometrics, and computer modeling and methods in order to develop creative solutions to analytical problems.
Degree: economics, that included at least 21
semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours
in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
Combination of education and experience--courses
equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in
A above, plus appropriate experience or
Basic Requirements: Degree: in operations
research; or at least 24 semester hours in a
combination of operations research, mathematics,
probability, statistics, mathematical logic,
science, or subject-matter courses requiring
substantial competence in college-level
mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24
semester hours must have been in calculus.
Courses acceptable for qualifying for operations
research positions may have been taken in
departments other than Operations Research,
e.g., Engineering (usually Industrial
Engineering), Science, Economics, Mathematics,
Statistics, or Management Science.
Degree: that included 24 semester hours of
mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12
semester hours were in mathematics and 6
semester hours were in statistics.
Combination of education and experience--at
least 24 semester hours of mathematics and
statistics, including at least 12 hours in
mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown
in A above, plus appropriate experience or
Courses acceptable toward meeting the
mathematics course requirement of both above
must have included at least four of the
following: differential calculus, integral
calculus, advanced calculus, theory of
equations, vector analysis, advanced algebra,
linear algebra, mathematical logic, differential
equations, or any other advanced course in
mathematics for which one of these was a
prerequisite. Courses in mathematical statistics
or probability theory with a prerequisite of
elementary calculus or more advanced courses
will be accepted toward meeting the mathematics
requirements, with the provision that the same
course cannot be counted toward both the
mathematics and the statistics requirement.
EDUCATION FROM FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States (PROVIDING SUCH EVIDENCE WHEN APPLYING IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with and existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check. If selected for this vacancy, you may be required to file the OGE Form 450 (Financial Disclosure Statement). Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected for this position are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be rated by the system using Category Rating. A quality review will be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME)based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. The quality categories are defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified" and Qualified". Within each category, veteran preference eligibles will be listed at the top of the category. If your resume is incomplete, or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be adjusted.
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