Economic Assistant (Part-time)

Posted on Jan 13, 2021

Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor

Phoenix, AZ  |   #government


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the federal government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S.

Congress, other federal agencies, state and local governments, business, and labor.

The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the U.S.

Department of Labor.

Applicants must meet qualifications, legal and regulatory requirements for the position by the closing date of this announcement.nGS-05: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 level.nSpecialized experience is the experience that is in or related to the work of the position being filled which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.nExamples of qualifying experience may include: experience in performing research or related work that involved collecting, compiling, verifying, analyzing, or reporting data.

Significant experience in retail sales; specific knowledge of a wide variety of assorted products and/or service(s) offered by retail stores and businesses to the consumer; cold-calling sales; real estate sales or management; survey or marketing work; interviewers or in-take workers; jobs or volunteer experience that required detailed recordkeeping and/or oral persuasion skills and/or public contact.

Direct contact with, and direct sales to, the public is a plus; knowledge of products and service specifications; public outreach; specific knowledge of area housing sales and stock, pricing and customer base; general knowledge of constantly changing consumer marketing practices; familiarity with state, federal and local laws as they relate to consumer products/services especially prices, (i.e., licensing requirements, state taxes, excise taxes, labeling regulations, etc.).

Using good skills in communicating, both orally and in writing.

Using personal computers and applications such as Windows-based software applications, email, and the internet.

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