Washington - United States
S: $66,829 to $110,664
A large, federal agency is currently seeking an experienced Labor Economist to serve as a member of its Washington, DC-based labor relations team. This role conducts complex economic research and assists in the development of economic proposals in support of national labor negotiations and operational, budgetary, and strategic business objectives. In addition, the position analyzes and evaluates alternative pay structures, initial hiring rates, locality pay systems, performance-based pay systems, and cost of living formulas; determines the impact of such alternatives on other bargaining unit pay schedules including salary overlap and salary range progression.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
1. Ability to conduct research, which includes design, implementation, collection and analysis of data, and summarization of findings.
2. Ability to provide technical guidance and feedback related to labor negotiations preparations.
3. Ability to prepare reports and briefings on labor economic issues.
4. Ability to manage projects and programs, which includes planning, developing timelines, determining resource requirements, evaluating progress, and reporting results.
5. Knowledge of research design and methodology.
6. Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and procedures sufficient to determine and conduct analysis to guide and inform business decisions.
7. Knowledge of cost estimation techniques and trend analysis sufficient to evaluate alternative pay structures and develop costing models.
Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident. The incumbent for this position is required to work at the headquarters office in Washington, DC.