Job Overview


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.

This vacancy is for a Supervisory Managment and Program Analyst position in the Physical Environment Section, Workforce Services Branch, Administrative Services Division, located at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington, DC.

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Chief of the Physical Environment Section, within the Workforce Services Branch of the Administrative Services Division. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience managing a full range of administrative services, to include building management, lease and space management, property management, records management, safety and health, physical security, emergency management, and COOP.

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.

This is a supervisory position.  If not already completed, the selectee will need to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period. 

Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.

This is a non-bargaining unit position.

The Full Promotion Potential of this position is: ZA-04.

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.


The individual selected for this position will:

*Major Duty 1:  Provide a wide-range of administrative services in support of BEA’s workforce;

*Major Duty 2:  Provide expert advice to senior officials on federal lease requirements and agency space assessment, planning and management; and

*Major Duty 3:  Oversee a variety of physical environment programs and activities, such as building management, property management, records management, safety and health, physical security, emergency management, and COOP.