JOE - February 2013

US Department of Transportation
Office of the Secretary
Office of Economic and Strategic Planning
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
H -- Public Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
L5 -- Regulation and Industrial Policy
L9 -- Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities
R4 -- Transportation Systems
Deadline Information: The position will be advertised on beginning February 2013 please search under announcement number OST.P-2013-0002 (CAT/RAT)
Salary Range: $51,630 to $97333

JOE ID Number: 201302_393915

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The U.S. DOT has a vacant economist position. The staff provides analysis of current and proposed transportation policies, and regulatory actions and recommends changes in those policies based upon that analysis. This requires excellence in research and analysis, communication, and interpersonal working relationships, the ability to apply economic theory and analysis to develop efficient and practical solutions. Areas of focus include benefit-cost analysis , analysis of how to make transportation markets function more efficiently, economic impacts of DOT policies and programs, and economic analysis of alternative transportation infrastructure financing options. We seek economists who have an interest in and preferably knowledge of transportation, as well as expertise relevant to these research areas. These are positions at the GS-9 to GS-12 level with excellent benefits. U.S. citizenship is required. U.S. DOT is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Instructions:

CONTACT: Interested individuals should send a resume to Eric Buchanan, Please visit and search under this announcement number beginning in February OST.P-2013-0002 (CAT/RAT)

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 202-366-3393

For more information, email:
For more information, phone: 202-366-4908

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