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    This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Office of Standards, Regulations and Variances (OSRV), Economic Analysis Division. The Office is responsible for developing and promulgating safety and health standards and regulations for miners as authorized under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. 

    This position is OUTSIDE the bargaining unit.

    This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).

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    Responsibilities

    As an Economist in the Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances (OSRV) Division, the ideal candidate serves as the economic advisor to the Deputy Director and Director at OSRV and MSHA senior leadership on a variety of program and policy issues. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff within the Agency, other government agencies, members of Congressional staffs, media, labor organizations, the private sector, and other customers including the general public, and assist less experienced economists. Adapt to prior statistical software skills to tools provided by the agency. Anticipate the need for economic knowledge, asses existing programs to identify any concerns, and plan and implement project accordingly. Develop and implement programs based upon new and revised legislation requiring consideration of the acute and long-range effects, both direct and indirect, and briefing MSHA leadership on emerging issues that impact MSHA.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Approximately 5% annually.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15 - This position has no promotion potential.

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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