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    Economist vacancies are located within multiple Offices in DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). BLS is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

    These positions are inside the bargaining unit.
    This announcement may be used to fill like additional positions.

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    At the full performance level (i.e. GS-12), the incumbent will independently perform the following duties as well as other duties as assigned:

    1. Collects, reviews, edits, and compiles economic data. Data collected is analyzed for the purpose of authoring narrative reports and publications illustrating findings and conclusions.
    2. Performs methodological research to assure the quality and technical adequacy of data. Reviews, collects, and compiles data and information from primary and secondary sources.
    3. Interprets and verifies data for accuracy and reasonableness. Identifies underlying trends and discrepancies and proposes solutions.
    4. Prepares special analyses and tabulations to meet the needs of data users, explaining significance and limitations of data.
    5. Utilizes statistical software packages to analyze data and prepare briefings and other informational tables/graphs for a variety of audiences.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, meet all the performance requirements, and the supervisor’s recommendation to the next grade.

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    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542289700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.