Senior Economist, MC-0110-2d


Vacancy ID: 856942   Announcement Number: MCC-856942-12-030-DPE-MP   USAJOBS Control Number: 339509800

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1. Title of Job

Senior Economist, MC-0110-2d
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001 Senior Economist, MC-0110-2d

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

From the statements below, select the response that best describes your education as it pertains to meeting the basic education requirment for this position.  Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating.

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I have a degree in economics that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

 

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I have a combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

 

A. I meet at least one of the requirements described above.
B. I do not meet the requirements described above.

From the statements below, select the response that best describes your experience as it pertains to performing qualifying duties as Supervisory Economist, MC-0110-2d.  Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating.

2. Qualifying experience for Pay Band 2d includes one year of specialized experience comparable to the Pay Band 3a or GS-15 or an equivalent level, which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.  For this position, examples of specialized experience are: experience in the development, dissemination, revision and archiving of economic analysis (e.g., cost-benefit analyses, beneficiary analyses, etc.); experience applying complex economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques to issues of economic development with important economic policy implications; experience managing programs or projects that involve working in developing countries on developing country issues and providing sophisticated and authoritative economic guidance and analysis; and experience representing an organization in internal and external forums. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

This position also has a minimum education requirement.

 


 

A. I meet the specialized experience requirements described above.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience requirements described above.

3. Experience managing programs or projects that involve applying complex economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques to issues of economic development with important economic policy implications.

Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Work in developing countries on developing country issues and providing sophisticated and authoritative economic guidance and analysis.

5. Develop, disseminate, revise and archive of economic analysis (e.g., cost-benefit analyses, beneficiary analyses, etc.

6. Provide strategic and technical advice to officials and employees on a wide variety of economic issues.

7. Maintain contact and relations with counterparts/partners in USG agencies, partner countries, and other entities.

8. Serve as an expert on a broad range of economic topics and as a senior advisor to leaders.

9. Represent an organization in internal and external forums.

10. Model economic concepts especially in conducting cost benefit analysis, distributional analysis and beneficiary analysis.

11. Apply economic principles, theories, concepts, methods, and techniques, to issues of economic development or developing countries with important economic policy implications.

12. Prepare comprehensive reports and papers that provided recommendations in a complex and critical area of economic analysis.

13. Work in developing countries and on developing country issues, especially as it pertains to providing sophisticated and authoritative economic guidance and analysis.

14. Work with packages used for statistical analysis such as STATA, SAS, SPSS as well as MS Excel.

15. Experience managing programs or projects that involve working in developing countries on developing country issues and providing sophisticated and authoritative economic guidance and analysis.

Please describe where this experience is described in your resume (employer/dates of employment).

16. Ability to plan, organize, and implement programs, plans, and proposals involving substantial institutional resources or that require extensive changes in established procedures.

Please describe where this experience is described in your resume (employer/dates of employment).

Please describe where this experience is described in your resume (employer/dates of employment).

17. Coordinate MCC activities, and represent the agency to governments, the private sector, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and academia.

Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties.

18. Represent an organization in internal and external forums.