Posting will close on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 5pm.
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is seeking to fill an Economist IV position within the Forecasting and Economic Analysis Division of the Office of Budget. The Economist IV is an advanced level economist professional that requires nominal direction and supervision and reports to the Director of the Forecasting and Economic Analysis Division. The mission of the Forecasting and Economic Analysis Division is to support the City’s budget and policymaking processes with forecasts, estimates, and analyses that ensure the City’s financial sustainability.
The key services provided by the Economist IV include, but are not limited to, leading the following activities: analysis of the economy, major tax revenues, and tax incentives, as well as financial strategy development and oversight.
The Economist IV performs a full range of functions including but not limited to:
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Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course of work in economics.
Four (4) years of professional experience in researching, collecting data, preparing complex analyses, reports and presentations on subject matter related to this position. Economist IV must demonstrate proficiency with integrated word processing and spreadsheet functions. Candidates with strong analytic, quantitative, organization, and communication skills are preferred.
License / Certificates
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Applicants may be required to illustrate proficiency in the use of software packages such as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel. Applicants may be required to take written tests or work simulations to illustrate proficiency in other skill sets as may be determined based on the duties and responsibilities to be performed. These written tests might include mathematical skills and writing skills, including grammar and reading comprehension.
Applicants may be subject to background, criminal, and credit checks.
Valid government issued identification will be required at time of hire.
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