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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 OSRV is responsible for promulgating health and safety standards for all the nation's miners pursuant to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 as amended by the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006.

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    As an Economist, the incumbent will initiate, design, coordinate, and execute major special studies and continuing research projects of unprecedented economic data or problems and draw meaningful conclusions from those studies. Provides expert technical advice and consultation on economic matters to government officials and private organizations or the general public. The incumbent applies professional knowledge of economics in the performance of duties that include: research into economic phenomena, analysis of economic data, and the preparation of interpretive reports; advice and consultation on economic matters to governmental officials and private organizations or citizens; and the performance of other professional work in economics.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Approximately 10% annually.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

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

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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