Job Title:Economist, ZP-0110-III, BEA-D-JMW
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Bureau of Economic Analysis
Job Announcement Number:BEA-BPD-2013-0002
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|$62,467.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, May 14, 2013 to Wednesday, May 22, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Competitive Services: Career or Career Conditional - Full-Time, Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
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 Advisers, 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-BPD-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 an Economist position in the Balance of Payments Division, Methodology and Special Studies Branch, located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC.
The incumbent will evaluate and improve methodology and data quality, assist in the development of survey and sampling methodologies, analyze and interpret international transactions and investment, document existing programs, and assist in the release and dissemination of data and publications. Work products will take a variety of forms including written articles and reports; public instruction and presentations; oral reports; advice and consultation; written and verbal correspondence; and documentation of methodologies and sources. Research and analysis may address methodological and measurement issues, trends in the structure and composition of the balance of payments, and topics in international finance and investment, trade in goods and services, and globalization.
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 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.
- 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.