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    *Note: The Closing Date of this announcement has been extended.

    This position is located in the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).

    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

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    Responsibilities

    OIRA oversees Federal regulations and information requirements, and develops policies to improve government statistics and information management. It is comprised of six branches: the Transportation and Security Branch; the Food, Health, and Labor Branch; the Natural Resources and Environment Branch; the Information Policy Branch; the Privacy Branch; and the Statistical and Science Policy Branch.

    As a ECONOMIST, GS-0110-13/14, your typical work assignments may include the following:

    This position is located in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. The Division includes economists, policy analysts, and attorneys specializing in a variety of fields. The applicant is expected to:

    • Examine the economic consequences of regulatory activities, primarily including, but not limited to, tax, financial, education, and small business policy. The candidate may also examine the economic consequences of regulatory actions related to public health, healthcare, occupational safety, transportation safety, homeland security, labor, energy, environment, housing, immigration, and civil rights.
    • Assist with meeting the objectives of Executive Order 12866, Executive Order 13563, Executive Order 13771, and the Paperwork Reduction Act and provide analytical support to OMB policy officials on a variety of regulatory issues as well as understand, and confirm agency analyses comply with, the requirements of OMB Circular A-4, "Regulatory Analysis."
    • Draft reports on the benefits and costs of regulation. Monitor and review regulations issued by Federal agencies to determine whether they are consistent with the President's regulatory policy, Executive Order 12866, Executive Order 13563 and Executive Order 13771.
    • Analyze the economic impact on regulated entities of proposed regulations and public policies.
    • Compile data to respond to external inquiries and requests for data. These include communications with government officials, academics, small business associations and trade groups, and Congress.
    • Provide authoritative information and analysis to Office of Management and Budget policy officials on proposed regulations and key public policy issues.
    • Develop economic tools to evaluate current conditions and project future trends in the overall economy, and measure the impact of fiscal policy and programmatic changes on the economy.
    • Research the effectiveness, benefits and costs of policies and spending programs, developing econometric or other economic models, particularly with respect to macroeconomic effects.
    • Participate in a variety of cross-cutting research studies with other staff members in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, other divisions of OMB, and other Federal agencies.
    • Review current economic and technical literature for concepts, conclusions, and data.
    • Critique materials for consideration by the Council of Economic Advisors, the National Economic Council and the Domestic Policy Council. Review legislation, testimony, and speeches for delivery by Administration spokespersons.
    • Work with staff and policymakers throughout OMB, EOP, and other agencies on a range of issues.
    These duties require use of economic, statistical, and other quantitative techniques.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549088500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.