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Bureau of Labor Statistics Dallas, TX, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Field Operations, Division of Price Programs, Branch of Consumer Price Index Programs in the following location: Dallas, TX. -These positions have promotion potential to GS-7.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Washington, DC, USA
Summary The Department of Labor (DOL) seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Administration, Division of Management Systems (DMS). The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U. S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. Like all Federal statistical agencies, the BLS executes its statistical mission with independence, serving its users by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible. - This position has no further promotion potential. - This position is outside the bargaining unit. - A writing sample may be requested at the time of an interview. - This position will not be filled until the Department's Placement Assistance Programs have been fully utilized. - This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional like positions. Applications for this announcement will be accepted online by clicking the "Apply Online" button. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent serves as the Chief of the Division of Management Systems. Duties include but are not limited to the following: Develops, directs, and implements management and administrative programs to establish and maintain the confidentiality of BLS respondent-identifiable statistical data. This includes: formulating the fundamental BLS confidentiality policy; coordinating and supporting legislative activities required to provide statutory protection to confidential BLS data; ensuring development of the standards and procedures needed to implement BLS confidentiality policy; providing technical advice and consultation to BLS managers and operating personnel, contractors and agents, cooperating State agencies, and other Federal agencies involved in or affected by BLS statistical program confidentiality policies; and directing reviews, as appropriate, to examine and verify compliance with BLS confidentiality standards by all organizations and persons participating in BLS statistical programs. Serves as the BLS Management Control Officer responsible for planning and directing the BLS Management Control Program in compliance with the framework established by OMB Circular No. A-123 and the E-Government Act of 2002, specifically the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) and other management control-related requirements. Directs reviews, as appropriate, of program and administrative operations to determine compliance with legal, regulatory, and policy requirements. Also directs reviews designed to meet program-specific needs and/or requirements of BLS management officials. Directs BLS activities related to the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Paperwork Reduction Act, and the E-Government Act of 2002 (CIPSEA and FISMA). Coordinates the development and administration of policies and procedures relating to these laws and related regulations. Directs staff in coordinating the Division s effort to support the BLS Security Review Program. This includes annual Security Controls Assessment activities, security review of BLS contracts, conducting Security Panel Reviews as necessary, and breach monitoring activities. Responsible for handling the reporting of the unauthorized disclosure of BLS sensitive information for the BLS Breach program. Provides monthly reports on breaches, as well as a synthesized annual report to senior staff. Provides advice on remediation of breaches and training as needed. Directs and implements the activities of the BLS emergency planning program. Oversees projects and initiatives related to emergency preparedness and the BLS Continuity Plan. Coordinates program testing of Emergency Firewall rules that allow programs to work off-site to ensure that data releases are on time in the case of an emergency. Directs a program that provides consultative advice and assistance to BLS managers and staff on policy and legal matters such as employee ethics and conflict of interest laws and regulations and appropriation law. Directs the conduct of legal research to advise management on statutory or regulatory issues of interest to BLS. Evaluates proposed legislation, regulations, and standards and advises the Commissioner and other senior managers about their implications and the compliance action required. Administers BLS compliance with investigative and audit review requirements received from the Department of Labor s Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the General Accountability Office. Directs fact findings concerning allegations of waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement received from the OIG or other sources. Participates fully with the Associate Commissioner for Administration in developing and implementing management policies and programs. Initiates and/or formulates actions, guidelines, directives, methods, and procedures that are consistent with an integrated Bureau-wide approach. Manages the BLS Directives System that contains BLS management policy. Directs management studies and program reviews to: evaluate, advise on, and improve the effectiveness of work methods, procedures, and program operations; identify and/or resolve management problems; improve information flow and documentation; and address other issues of management or program concern. Serves as a consultant to the Associate Commissioner for Administration and other senior BLS national and regional office officials. Represents and acts for BLS at meetings and conferences attended by high level representatives of the Department and other Government agencies. Serves on BLS, Department, and interagency task forces, committees, and other specialized groups concerned with a wide range of program, technical, and management matters. Supervisory status Yes
Bureau of Labor Statistics Washington, DC, USA
Summary This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the Department of Labor (DOL) is the principal Federal statistical agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support the public and private decision-making that forms the basis of our democratic, free-enterprise system. The incumbent serves as a Research Psychologist or Research Statistician in the Behavioral Science Research Center, Office of Survey Methodology Research whose primary purpose is to evaluate the cognitive and statistical aspects of survey programs to suggest improvements and to identify statistically sound and effective methodologies. This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled in any of the job series/position titles listed. In addition to the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements, applicants must submit proof that they meet the educational requirements for at least one of the series described in the announcement. Applicants may only be appointed to job series/position titles for which they meet all experience and educational requirements. This announcement will have cut off dates on June 5, July 5, and close on August 5. Qualified applicants will be sent to the hiring managers for review after each cut off date. All applicants who apply on or before the cut off date will be reviewed and will not need to reapply after each cut off date. BLS is hiring for one (1) available position. If the vacancy is filled prior to the closing date, the vacancy announcement will be closed. This position has promotion potential to GS-14.
Bureau of Labor Statistics San Francisco, CA, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The selectee will either be assigned to Los Angeles and/or San Francisco, CA. This position has promotion potential to GS-12.
Bureau of Labor Statistics San Antonio, TX, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Field Operations, Division of Price Programs, Branch of Consumer Price Index Programs in the following location: San Antonio, TX. -These positions have promotion potential to GS-7.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Omaha, NE, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located: U. S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics in Omaha, NE. This position has promotion potential to GS-7.
Bureau of Labor Statistics New York, NY, USA
Summary There is only one position available. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Price Programs Branch of CPI Programs, in either Boston, MA or New York, NY depending on the needs of management. DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U. S. Department of Labor, is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor. BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor. - This position has no promotion potential. - This position is outside the bargaining unit. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Incumbent of this position manages a Branch of Consumer Price Index Surveys in the Boston/New York Region. Incumbent plans, directs and monitors the collection of statistical data for the Branch. The incumbent is responsible for survey planning; data collection; review, analysis, and quality control of collected data; and the testing of new collection and processing procedures. Directs collection efforts to achieve maximum efficiency within the limits of milestones and deadlines while considering factors such as deadlines, travel costs, and the need to assign work appropriate to staff capabilities and development needs. Supervises staff assigned to the Branch, insuring timely performance and quality of work. Recommends personnel actions and takes corrective action as appropriate. In coordination with the Assistant Regional Commissioner and other Branch Chiefs, reviews survey plans and specifications received from the national office and adapts them to regional needs, conditions, and resources. Manages and completes the review of completed schedules for reasonableness, consistency, atypical data and other pertinent criteria. Plans and conducts a formal data quality program for the Branch to evaluate staff performance and to ensure statistical validity of survey results. Serves as technical expert on the CPI, providing interpretations and advising and assisting a variety of public officials and survey participants. Plans, manages, and conducts training of Branch staff. Prepares Branch budget estimates and monitors spending within the Branch. Develops and maintains professional relationships with officials in sampled companies, particularly those in large multi- unit companies that receive numerous requests for data. Negotiates special reporting arrangements with major companies or associations where cooperation is vital and problems involved are both complex and sensitive. Participates in survey developmental activities and national level task forces addressing survey plans, program output, training and operating procedures. Travel Required 50% or less - Frequent travel required Supervisory status Yes
Bureau of Labor Statistics Boston, MA, USA
Summary There is only one position available. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Price Programs Branch of CPI Programs, in either Boston, MA or New York, NY depending on the needs of management. DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U. S. Department of Labor, is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor. BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor. - This position has no promotion potential. - This position is outside the bargaining unit. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Incumbent of this position manages a Branch of Consumer Price Index Surveys in the Boston/New York Region. Incumbent plans, directs and monitors the collection of statistical data for the Branch. The incumbent is responsible for survey planning; data collection; review, analysis, and quality control of collected data; and the testing of new collection and processing procedures. Directs collection efforts to achieve maximum efficiency within the limits of milestones and deadlines while considering factors such as deadlines, travel costs, and the need to assign work appropriate to staff capabilities and development needs. Supervises staff assigned to the Branch, insuring timely performance and quality of work. Recommends personnel actions and takes corrective action as appropriate. In coordination with the Assistant Regional Commissioner and other Branch Chiefs, reviews survey plans and specifications received from the national office and adapts them to regional needs, conditions, and resources. Manages and completes the review of completed schedules for reasonableness, consistency, atypical data and other pertinent criteria. Plans and conducts a formal data quality program for the Branch to evaluate staff performance and to ensure statistical validity of survey results. Serves as technical expert on the CPI, providing interpretations and advising and assisting a variety of public officials and survey participants. Plans, manages, and conducts training of Branch staff. Prepares Branch budget estimates and monitors spending within the Branch. Develops and maintains professional relationships with officials in sampled companies, particularly those in large multi- unit companies that receive numerous requests for data. Negotiates special reporting arrangements with major companies or associations where cooperation is vital and problems involved are both complex and sensitive. Participates in survey developmental activities and national level task forces addressing survey plans, program output, training and operating procedures. Travel Required 50% or less - Frequent travel required Supervisory status Yes
Bureau of Labor Statistics Atlanta, GA, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Field Operations, Regional Office, Division of National Compensation Programs in Atlanta, Georgia. This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled either as an Economist or Statistician (Economics). This position has promotion potential to GS-12.
Bureau of Labor Statistics New York, NY, USA
Summary The Department of Labor (DOL) seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the DOL is the principal Federal statistical agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support the public and private decision-making that forms the basis of our democratic, free-enterprise system. Like all Federal statistical agencies, the BLS executes its statistical mission with independence, serving its users by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Field Operations, Boston- New York Regional Office, Division of National Compensation Survey. The mission of the Office of Field Operations, EAI is to support voluntary cooperation in BLS surveys by providing information services to BLS field economists, respondents, and the general public, through an active program of outreach, analysis, and data dissemination. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities -Plans, schedules, and conducts data collection assignments using fairly complex economic or statistical techniques which are covered by established methods and procedures. -Using conventional methods, makes arrangements preparatory to obtaining data from enterprises for which the collection of data is expected to present relatively few complexities and for which precedents exist. -Applies standard practices and techniques to the solicitation of data and reports information in accordance with survey requirements. -Makes follow-up contact to respondents providing data to ensure accurate and timely survey results. Evaluates responses for reasonableness and conformance to survey requirements, referring high impact and/or atypical responses to supervisor for guidance. -Prepares end-of-survey reports which critically evaluate collection experiences in relation to survey design and specifications, survey materials, economic conditions impacting the industry and area studied, and trends in the industry and area. Recommends modifications in survey methods oriented toward improvements in the survey plan. -Other duties as assigned: May assist in universe and sample refinement and participate in test projects. Travel Required 50% or less - Travel required for this position is related to: conducting personal visit interviews with survey respondents; attending meetings; participating in training programs; attending work-related conferences; and other various matters. Supervisory status No
Bureau of Labor Statistics Los Angeles, CA, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The selectee will either be assigned to Los Angeles and/or San Francisco, CA. This position has promotion potential to GS-12.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Denver, CO, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Field Operations, Division of Price Programs, Branch of Consumer Price Index Programs in the following location: Denver, CO. -These positions have promotion potential to GS-7.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Dayton, OH, USA
Summary DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located: U. S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics in Dayton, OH. This position has promotion potential to GS-7.
Bureau of Labor Statistics United States
SummaryDepartment of Labor (DOL) seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. This position is located in the DOL, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Compensation and Working Conditions (OCWC), Office of Compensation Levels and Trends (OCLT), Office of the Assistant Commissioner. BLS is the principal Federal statistical agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making that forms the basis of our democratic, free-enterprise system. Like all Federal statistical agencies, the BLS executes its statistical mission with independence, serving its users by providing products and services that are accurate, objective, relevant, timely, and accessible. This is an interdisciplinary position, which may be filled as either a Labor Economist or a Statistician (Economics). This position is eligible for up to 100% telework. Selectee(s) must meet DOL eligibility criteria to be approved for telework upon entrance-on-duty. Management may require the selectee(s) to enter-on-duty and serve at the BLS National Office in Washington, DC until telework eligibility criteria are met. This may require the incumbent to serve at least 90 days in the BLS National Office in Washington, DC to establish job performance. The duty station is listed as “Location Negotiable After Selection. ” The listed salary reflects the Rest of U. S. pay scale and will be adjusted to meet the locality pay of the duty location upon selection. Final determination of the duty station will be made upon selection. - This position is at its full performance level. - This position is full-time telework eligible. - This position is inside the bargaining unit. - A writing sample may be requested at the time of the interview. - This position will not be filled until the Department's Placement Assistance Programs have been fully utilized. - This announcement may be used to fill additional like positions.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesDuties include, but are not limited to the following:1. Plans, coordinates, and evaluates the collection of occupational, compensation and collective bargaining information by preparing detailed data collection or compensation program procedures, computer processing requirements, training materials, formal project planning documents, monitoring and reporting progress, and identifying and implementing process improvements. 2. Coordinates and participates in the preparation and presentation of formal training conferences. Guides the instructional design of program-related training and preparation of training materials. May give presentations to Bureau personnel, outside users, and other interested parties. May serve as a resource in training classes for Field Economists and National Office staff. 3. Develops and recommends the conceptual framework, data elements, and products of occupational surveys, compensation surveys, or collective bargaining information gathering. 4. Coordinates and participates in the preparation of technical instructions for, or documentation of, computer systems/programs used for data collection, estimation, review, or analysis. 5. Coordinates and participates in the review and verification of microdata for accuracy and conformance to quality standards, as well as the design, development and evaluation of supporting processes. 6. Coordinates and participates in the review of estimates and publications for technical accuracy, consistency, and adherence to office publication standards, as well as the design, development and evaluation of supporting processes; selects best means of analyzing and presenting data, including statistical and econometric methods; and develops proposals for complex tabulations and research in areas of concentration. 7. Plans and prepares internal research reports, publishable technical reports, Monthly Labor Review and Compensation and Working Conditions articles, or other summaries of survey results that are considered finished products. Mentors and gives technical advice to less experienced authors and coordinates the publication of articles written by others in the office. 8. Assists in program resource management by participating in delivery of administrative services (for example, procurement, budget preparation, human resource functions, property management). 9. Responds to telephone and written inquiries, answering complex questions regarding occupational, compensation, and collective bargaining information as well as questions on survey methodology, procedures, and content; acts as an expert consultant on these subjects to the media and policy analysts at such agencies as the Council of Economic Advisors and the Federal Reserve Board. 10. Meets with representatives of industry, labor, and government to improve effectiveness of proposed surveys and methods. 11. Provides guidance to junior economists in the area of economic and statistical analysis, technical writing computer procedures, and other job-related duties. The incumbent may serve as a team leader for a designated project group.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.Supervisory statusNo