Job Overview


Come aboard the Railroad Retirement Board and join us in using creativity, automation and innovation to carry out our mission to administer insurance benefit programs under the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. You can be a part of the team that delivers best in class service to railroad workers and their families!

This position is located in the Bureau of the Actuary, Railroad Retirement Board. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting in the activities of the financial interchange (FI) division, which is a multi-billion dollar project mandated by the Railroad Retirement Act (RRA).


This job announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.


As a Actuary/Statistician Financial Interchange, you will:

  • Provide technical advice and assist in reviewing the accuracy of calculations for inclusion in the annual Financial Interchange determinations as specified by law
  • Independently plan and develop complex actuarial and statistical programs involving mainframe and personal computer applications
  • As an expert subject-matter analyst, work closely with the bureau's computer specialists and other staff in the development of computer programs for the processing of data
  • Conduct individual research in the fields of social insurance, private insurance, and pensions, and make comparisons between the railroad retirement program and similar programs for workers in other industries
  • Compose a variety of technical publications, memoranda, etc., pertaining to aspects of the Financial Interchange
  • Prepare data processing requests for program changes, review documentation, prepare test data, and review test output
  • Work with auditors from the Social Security Administration (SSA), Government Accountability Office (GAO), and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to coordinate case reviews and audit issues
  • Utilizes SAS and Microsoft Office software packages to accomplish a variety of work assignments
  • This work requires a professional actuary or statistician

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No