Economist


Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture

Salt Lake City, UT - May 10, 2022 via USAJobs

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In this position you would help agricultural shippers and policy makers understand the movement of agricultural products by providing insightful transportation information and analysis, including: market reports, technical assistance, regulatory representation, stakeholder outreach, economic analysis, and responding to inquiries.

Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

BASIC REQUIREMENT: A) Completion of four full years of education above high school leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in economics, which included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting or calculus.nORnB) Combination of post high school education, which included coursework equivalent to a major (at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting or calculus) plus appropriate experience or additional education which demonstrated similarly appropriate skills or abilities needed to perform the work of the occupation and together meet the requirements for this position.

TRANSCRIPTS are required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE GS-11 GRADE LEVEL: In addition to the basic requirement above, applicants must also have one of the following: A) One year of specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-09 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates experience: collecting and analyzing economic data; and preparing economic reports related to transportation, agricultural and/or natural resource economics.

ORnB) PhD in economics, or three full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to a PhD in economics.

ORnC) An appropriate combination of specialized experience and education.

Note: your combination may be computed by first determining your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for this grade level; then determining your education as a percentage of the education required for this grade level (only graduate education in excess of 36 hours may be used to qualify applicants for this grade level).

The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE GS-12 GRADE LEVEL: In addition to the basic requirement above, applicants must also have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-11 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates experience: planning and coordinating the collection of detailed economic data; and planning and leading the development of economic reports related to transportation, agricultural and/or natural resource economics.

TRANSCRIPTS are required if: This position requires specific coursework or a degree in a specific field to be basically qualified.

You are qualifying for the position based on education.

You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.

This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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