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    This position is located: U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics in Chicago, IL.

    This position is inside the bargaining unit.  

    This position has promotion potential to GS-7.  Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected.  Future promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

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    Responsibilities

    Economic Assistants collect prices and related statistical data on a wide variety of commodities, services, and housing for the BLS Consumer Price Index. Duties include, but are not limited to: 1. Visiting retail and service establishments such as department stores, supermarkets, medical offices and hotels to collect retail price data. A limited amount of data is collected by telephone/fax. 2. Contacting homeowners, renters, and apartment management companies by personal visit to neighborhoods and follow up telephone interviews. 3. Collecting and entering data on a hand held computer. 4. Obtaining voluntary cooperation from survey respondents.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Frequent local travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07 - This position has promotion potential to GS-7.  Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected.

  • Job family (Series)

    0119 Economics Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509987500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.