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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/18

Applications Due12/19/18

Vacancy ID62177

AgencyLabor, Department of

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

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Dept of Labor

State Office Campus, Bldg 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Note: The purpose of this vacancy posting is to notify individuals about transfer opportunities. Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:

70.4 Transfer:

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) or Public Administration Transition Test (PATT) 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 reference educational qualifications. ** In order to be considered for 70.4 transfer all transfer criteria referenced above must be met.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants who have completed college coursework in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science.

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 Investment Act (WIA) 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 Accepting 55b/c Candidates. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.

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

Name Lin Arbab

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #62177 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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