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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152070

NY HELPNo

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleSenior Economist 1 Labor Research/Economist Trainee 1/2 Labor Research - Albany (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 1220 Wahington Avenue

State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, if they meet the below NY HELPS minimum qualifications.

NY HELPS Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications:

Economist Trainee 1 Labor Research (Grade 13)

Either 1. A bachelor's degree or higher in economics; OR

A bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in economics AND 6 semester credit hours in computer science, economics, econometrics, mathematics, operations research, research methods, and/or statistics.

Economist Trainee 1 Labor Research For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional experience performing economic research; OR
2. A master's or higher degree in economics.

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience performing economic research; OR

2. A master's or higher degree in economics AND One year of professional experience performing economic research.

It is expected that employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status in the future, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified. If you are interested in the NY-HELPS program, or this position, you may reply to this vacancy posting, or you may visit the New York State Department of Civil Service website at https://www.cs.ny.gov/help/ (copy and paste in browser) to register today, in three easy steps.

Competitive Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.

Reassignment Qualifications:

Current Department of Labor employees only, with at least one year of permanent, contingent-permanent in a Senior Economist Labor Research 1 /Economist Trainee 1/2 Labor Research; if you have less than one year, you must be reachable on the current list for this location, if one exists.

70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: A NYS employee with at least one year of permanent, competitive service in a position allocated to salary grade 11 or higher and a passing score on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select and:

• a bachelor's degree or higher in economics; OR
• a bachelor's degree or higher including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in economics and an additional 6 semester credit hours from among the following course work areas: computer science, economics, econometrics, mathematics, operations research, research methods, or statistics.

Applicants for 70.4 transfer must provide college transcripts which document how they meet the above-referenced educational requirements. In order to be considered for 70.4 transfer, all transfer criteria referenced above must be met.

55b/c: This position may be designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. You must also possess:

• a bachelor's degree or higher in economics; OR
• a bachelor's degree or higher including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in economics and an additional 6 semester credit hours from among the following course work areas: computer science, economics, econometrics, mathematics, operations research, research methods, or statistics.

Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

Under the direction of higher-level management, you would collect, prepare, analyze and disseminate data used by the Department of Labor's Division of Research and Statistics. This may include data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Cooperative Programs, Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) operations, the Bureau of the Census as well as other sources. Responsibilities include creating and using databases for the collection, analysis and manipulation of employment, economic and program data; conducting database and internet queries to collect and analyze information; managing subordinate staff in the above activities; developing applications to edit, validate and conduct analysis of data; adhere to quality control and editing procedures in the collection and analysis of economic information and sample data; developing and presenting reports on labor market and program data using tabular, graphic, oral and narrative means; producing and validating UI related management reports; and responding to requests for information from within and outside the Labor Department.

Additional Comments Telecommuting will be discussed in the interview.

If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-457-4272, BSCHR@ogs.ny.gov.


Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Teresita Beaudoin

Telephone 5184571020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street Building 12 W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus

Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240

 

Notes on ApplyingAll candidates must submit a written resume and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by March 11, 2024; and submitted via email to labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12226. You must include, Vacancy ID #152070, Senior Economist 1 Labor Research/Economist Trainee 1/2 Labor Research - Syracuse, in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Division of Equal Opportunity and Development (DEOD), Building 12, Albany, NY 12226 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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