Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: Bureau of Economic Analysis
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The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is one of the world's leading statistical agencies, recognized throughout the United States and around the world as a key source for the best and most comprehensive economic statistics available. The data produced by BEA are among the most important tools used in decision-making by policy-makers in the Congress and the executive agencies, including the Council of Economic Advisors, the Federal Reserve, the Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury. BEA's data are also used extensively by private businesses and a wide range of regional organizations, state and local governments, businesses and educational institutions.
This vacancy is for an Economist/Program Manager position in the Associate Director for Industry Accounts, Industry Sector Division located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC. The Industry Sector Division (ISD) prepares the annual and benchmark input-output accounts and GDP by Industry Statistics for the United States jointly with the Industry Applications Division within the Industry Economic Accounts (IEA) Directorate of BEA. Both divisions also conduct research to improve the timeliness, accuracy and relevance of the IEA. The incumbent is an Economist within the ISD responsible for researching, developing, and implementing improvements to the estimation methodologies, data collection, and preparation of economic statistics in the Industry Sector Division.
BEA has been ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies for which to work. It has a dynamic and motivated staff, and encourages professional growth. BEA has an unparalleled location in the heart of downtown D.C., only blocks from the White House and within walking distance to three Metro lines. The Penn Quarter, Logan and Dupont Circles, and the Kennedy and Verizon Centers are all within walking distance. This location provides for a unique balance of intellectual pursuit during the day and a wealth of cultural and social activities after work. This position is in the competitive service. One year probationary trial/period may be required. Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid. This is a non-bargaining unit position. The Full Promotion Potential of this position is: ZP-04. If this position is filled at a level below the full performance level, the selectee may be promoted without further competition. This implies no promise or guarantee of a promotion. This position may be filled through means other than the competitive promotion process. Salaries shown for this vacancy include locality pay. Applicants interested in relocating to a different geographic location should be aware that their salary is subject to change.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- If your resume is incomplete, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
- You must be registered with Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
- You must be suitable for Federal employment.