Job Title: Interdisciplinary: Supervisory Operations Research Analyst/EconomistJob Announcement Number: DOE-HQ-EI-14-00525-MP2
Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Department of Energy
Hiring Organization: Energy Information Administration (EIA)
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/ Per Year
Friday, November 15, 2013 to
Friday, November 29, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
2 vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View 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.
This Interdisciplinary position is located on the Renewable Electricity Analysis Team in the Office of Electricity, Coal, Nuclear and Renewables Analysis, Assistant Administrator for Energy Analysis, Energy Information Administration (EIA). The mission of the Renewable Electricity Analysis Team in the Office of Electricity, Coal, Nuclear and Renewables Analysis is to perform historical and forward-looking analyses of renewable electricity markets, technology cost, performance, supply and demand in relation to government policies, energy prices, technological change and other factors. The Office prepares projections of electricity technology infrastructure, supply, prices, and costs and coordinates the dissemination of Office analytic products. The incumbent supervises the Renewable Electricity Analysis Team cited above and is responsible for overseeing and directing impartial analytical projects involving development of key modeling tools for National energy policy making
- 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 or Operations Research Analyst, 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 current 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, high visibility analysis and economic modeling; and forecasting projects from inception through closeout involving renewable electricity markets.
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.
Operations Research Specialist Basic Requirements
Economist Basic Requirements:
- Degree: in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.
Courses acceptable for qualifying for operations research positions may have been taken in departments other than Operations Research, e.g., Engineering (usually Industrial Engineering), Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Management Science.
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 an 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.