Job Title: Supervisory EconomistJob Announcement Number: DOE-HQ-EI-13-00507-MP
Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Department of Energy
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/ Per Year
Friday, August 30, 2013 to
Thursday, September 12, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
2 vacancies in the following location:
Washington, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
- Current Federal employee with competitive status
- Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility
- CTAP/ICTAP eligibles
- Veterans with VOW, VEOA or VRA eligibility
- Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or special appointing authority
The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the U.S. through scientific and technological innovation and the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. With DOE you'll have the flexibility and freedom to explore a world of possibilities through a wealth of exciting and challenging career opportunities. By joining DOE, you can hone your career skills while helping to secure the U.S. future and make a real difference in the lives of Americans and people around the world. To learn more about the DOE, please visit our website the following link DOE.
The Office of The U.S. Energy Information Administration is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates to lead the Exploration and Production Team and the National Gas Market Team located in the Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels Analysis in Washington D.C.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is the statistical and analytical office within the U.S. Department of Energy. EIA collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. EIA is the Nation’s premier source of energy information and, by law, its data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government.
The Office of Energy Analysis analyzes energy supply, demand, and prices including the impact of financial markets on energy markets; prepares reports on current and future energy use; analyzes the impact of energy policies; and develops advanced techniques for conducting energy information analyses. This Office also oversees the planning and execution of EIA's analysis and forecasting programs to ensure that EIA models, analyses, and projections meet the highest standards of relevance, reliability, and timeliness.
Assignments involve study and consideration of the effects of new and emerging technologies, rapidly changing industry practices, mergers and restructurings, new regulations, and other changes in the world and national economies and markets affecting production, pricing, supply and distribution patterns. The incumbent participates in studies important to agency decision-makers.
- You must be a United States Citizen.
- This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
- Relocation is at your own expense.
- See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Supervisory Economist, you will:
- Manage high-level visibility analysis, modeling and forecasting projects from inception through closeout.
- Create and maintain project charter documents that describe scope, milestones, budget and stakeholders.
- Design and manage development and execution of new data analysis techniques, as well as modification of practices.
- Provide technical and administrative supervision and leadership to the Team’s employees.
- Develop budgets and create resource plans to manage ongoing operations, develop and improve data publications and produce analytic studies.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
On line resumes of qualified candidates must describe at least one year of specialized experience.
Specialized experience is defined as:
- Managing, high-level visibility analysis modeling and forcasting projects from inception through closeout involving crude oil and natural gas production, or natural gas transmission, marketing and distribution.
Experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service. Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree may be substituted for experience. 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).
- Expert knowledge and mastery, as a recognized professional authority, of the principles, concepts, and methods of economics; and substantial ability to plan and initiate special studies of institutional, economic, and technical development to determine the near-term impact and long-term implications for the concerned energy industry(s), and comparison of forecasts with observed market behavior and with forecasts from other responsible sources and assessment of the current market situation.
- Ability to work effectively with top management in EIA and DOE, with other Departments and agencies in the Executive Branch, Congressional staff, and with diverse non-federal groups.
- Skill in the management of projects and the ability to coordinate complex modeling and forecasting projects that span operations and practices at the national or international level.
- Ability to supervise, direct and motivate a highly technical, professional staff.
Economist Basic Requirements:
A. Degree: economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
B. Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
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 IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY). PROOF OF EDUCATION: If you are selected for a position you must submit an official transcript which shows you meet the educational requirements for the position. You must meet all qualification requirements outlined on this vacancy announcement by the closing date of the announcement.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 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:
We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted. To preview questions please click here.
- If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.