Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Economist Positions for Recent Grads with the Department of Labor

Job Title:Economist
Department:Department Of Labor
Agency:Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job Announcement Number:DE-16-BLS-MULTI-003


Incumbents will serve as professional Economists, performing entry-level duties. Assignments are designed to assist more senior economists while providing training and experience. As such, duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Perform duties in support of methodological research and data analysis, assuring the quality and technical adequacy of data.
  • Summarize from primary or secondary sources in tabular, chart, or narrative form. Select and organize materials and information from a variety of sources and prepare brief summaries of findings according to predefined instructions.
  • Prepare preliminary interpretive reports or portions or reports following precise instructions.
  • Prepare routine correspondence in response to requests for readily identifiable data or other information.
  • Apply basic knowledge of computer capabilities and configurations. Complete routine aspects of research requiring the use of a computer. For special requests, research data files and other sources for input in summary analyses.
  • Assist in the development of procedures documentation.
  • Participate in activities to address program development needs, such as quality improvement or process monitoring initiatives
Application closes Monday, October 19, 2015.  Salary range: $43,057.00 to $55,970.00 / Per Year

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