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    Summary

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics measures labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity in the U.S. economy to support public and private decision making.

    This position is with the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Field Operations, Division of Compensation Programs in the San Francisco Region.

    This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled as an Economist or Statistician (Economics).

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    Responsibilities

    This position is for an Assistant Regional Commissioner (ARC) for Division of Compensation Programs in the San Francisco Region.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Plans, directs, monitors, assesses, and adjusts program activities within the Division to ensure timely collection of accurate data.

    • Develops comprehensive region-wide plans for the collection of primary data for local and national purposes based upon:
      • (a) knowledge of statistical methods and techniques;
      • (b) knowledge of the socio-economic conditions of the regional area;
      • (c) knowledge of industry trends and practices;
      • (d) understanding of the subject matter fields surveyed; and
      • (e) knowledge of the economic uses of statistics.

    • Directs the staff in the development and ongoing evaluation of the program plans, making adjustments when necessary.

    • Incumbent ensures that national programs to include the Occupational Requirements Survey and National Compensation Survey introductory training are implemented as directed to ensure uniformity across regions.

    • As a top assistant to the BLS Regional Commissioner, incumbent advises and participates significantly in overall regional management by
      • (I) preparing regional position papers on program and administrative issues of national and regional scope;
      • (2) participating in the development of regional programs and administrative policies, including budget proposals and defining and implementing productivity improvements; and
      • (3)representing the bureau in regional committees such as those researching training needs.

    • The ARC is responsible for developing staff, including professional, administrative, technical and clerical employees through nationally and regionally designed training and development programs.

    • Develops work plans and policies for conducting the regional survey program consistent with statistical and economic requirements established by the Bureau.

    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel for meetings and/or training may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14 - This position is at the full performance level.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599256800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.