This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), Office of International Relations and Economic Research (OIRER). The mission of OIRER is to advance U.S. labor and employment priorities by leading and coordinating U.S. engagement with international bodies and foreign governments, and researching economic trends and policies.
- This position is inside the Bargaining Unit.
This position is with the Economic Research (ER) staff and reports to the Chief International Economist (CIE).
Major duties for this position include but are not limited to, the following:
25% or less - 1-4 times per year.
12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.
Conditions of Employment
Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.
Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.
Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
A. Degree: Economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
B. Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
In addition to the basic requirement above, applicants must meet the specialized experience requirement below.
To qualify for the GS-09 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-07, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as experience following detailed instructions to download and document data on labor force, gross domestic product, and/or international trade, and to create visual representations of those data.
2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree.
Combination of education/experience.
To qualify for the GS-11 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-09, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as experience implementing data collection and economic methods to prepare products for use in international economic research, studies, and analyses – demonstrating competent application of standard economic analysis techniques and defined data collection and economic methods.
3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
Combination of education/experience.
Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.
If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.
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