Job Title:Research Economist, ZP-0110-III/IV, BEA-D-JMW
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Bureau of Economic Analysis
Job Announcement Number:BEA-CS-2013-0002
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|$62,467.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, February 14, 2013 to Monday, February 25, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Competitive Services: Career or Career Conditional - Full-Time, Permanent|
|FEW vacancies in the following location(s):|
District Of Columbia County, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All qualified United States citizens.
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.
Applications under this vacancy announcement will be considered under external competitive procedures only. This vacancy is also being advertised under merit promotion procedures as (BEA-CS-2013-0001). Each announcement requires a separate application using the Census Bureau's on-line application system by logging into http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and clicking on "Search Jobs." Merit promotion procedures apply to current or previous Federal employees in the competitive service who are eligible for transfer, promotion, reassignment, or reinstatement. Merit promotion procedures MAY also apply to applicants seeking consideration through a special appointing authority such as Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA), Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), Schedule A, etc. Please read the vacancy announcement to determine who may apply.
This vacancy is for a Ph.D.-level Research Economist position in the Office of the Chief Statistician located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC.
BEA's Office of the Chief Statistician performs basic and applied economic research to improve and enhance the estimates produced by BEA. The Office also investigates new ways to use BEA data to better understand the US economy. This position is for a research economist responsible for a variety of research projects intended to improve the quality, relevance, completeness and usefulness of the national economic accounts.
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 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.
Ph.D. is preferred
- 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.
- Any required investigations and clearances must be
- completed before the selectee can be placed in the position.