JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

State of California

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Department of Finance
Principal Economist, Regulatory Review

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111455165
Date Posted: 01/12/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Principal Economist, Regulatory Review
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Sacramento, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: $8,348 - $9,298 per month
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The California Department of Finance serves as the Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor, promotes responsible resource allocation through the state’s annual financial plan, and ensures the financial integrity of the state. The Economic Research Unit generates the state forecast that underpins the Governor’s Budget, provides analysis of relevant policy topics, and reviews assessments of major regulations impacts. The Principal Regulatory Economist is expected to take primary responsibility for managing the review program for major regulations impacts, and assist in the analysis of relevant policy topics as needed.

Qualifications: A PhD or master’s in economics or related field, at least five years’ experience in assessing economic policy impacts, and demonstrated ability to communicate complex issues to the general public. The ability to quickly absorb new material and explain economic concepts to a wide variety of stakeholders is crucial. Prior experience in managing staff and modeling regulatory impacts are desirable.

The DOF is an equal opportunity employer. Additional details and how to apply can be found at:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/29/2016
Application Instructions:
Kristin Shelton
(916) 322-2263
(916) 324-6547 TDD*

Department of Finance
Attn: Gladys Imperio-Acosta
Human Resources Office
915 L Street, Suite 1235
Sacramento, CA 95814

Individuals who possesses the desired qualifications. Only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed.

Submit a standard state application (Std. 678), resume, three references (name, relationship, and telephone number), a two-page policy brief directed at the general public, and a one-page statement of interest outlining why you are interested in this particular position and how your background, knowledge, skills, and abilities make you the ideal candidate for the job.
Application packets submitted without all referenced components will not be considered.