This position is with the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Field Operations, Division of National Compensation Survey in Chicago, IL or Detroit, MI.
This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled either as an Economist or Statistician (Economics).Learn more about this agency
Makes arrangements preparatory to obtaining data from enterprises for which the collection of data is expected to be straight forward and uncomplicated and requires the application of conventional methods. Work requires the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to a sequence of related collection tasks. Evaluates responses for reasonableness and conformance to survey requirements, referring high impact and/or atypical responses to supervisor for guidance. Makes follow-up contact to respondents providing data to ensure accurate and timely survey results. Prepares end-of-survey reports which provide a synopsis of collection experiences and recommendations for survey improvement. Responds to queries from respondents for BLS information by providing them with the salient publications, assisting in interpretation where appropriate, or referring them to appropriate regional staff. Applies standards practices and techniques to the solicitation of data and reports information in accordance with survey requirements.
50% or less - Travel by any means of government or public transportation may be required.
12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.
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