Economist

State of Ohio
Franklin County - United States
S: $53,000 per year

Job Duties

Serve the Ohio General Assembly by providing well-researched, clearly-communicated, objective, and nonpartisan fiscal information;

Analyze the fiscal effects of legislation and prepare fiscal notes;

Conduct research for all members and staff of the General Assembly while maintaining the confidentiality of the requestor;

Forecast state revenues and certain expenditures and prepare various budget documents to assist the General Assembly in enacting state budgets;

Communicate results of research and analysis orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner;

Become experts on the budgets of assigned state agencies and on assigned subject areas.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate degree in economics, with at least two graduate courses in statistics or econometrics;
Superior writing, research, analytical, and quantitative skills;
Ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner;
Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel;
Strong interest in public service;
Ability to provide nonbiased, accurate information to all members of the General Assembly on a timely basis;
Willingness to work more than 40 hours per week when necessary and to adjust personal schedules to changing legislative priorities;
Ability to work collaboratively;
Ability to work under pressure and perform multiple tasks.

Supplemental Information

Required Attachments:

Three references;
Resume;
Cover letter highlighting why you are suited for this position;
Copy of college transcripts (official transcripts may be requested at a later date);
Complete writing sample of between four to six pages.

Job summary

Employer:

State of Ohio

Location:

Franklin County, United States

Education:

Master's Degree

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

$53,000 per year

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

24th August 2017

Apply By:

24th September 2017

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