APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Economists prepare and conduct research, analysis and studies of economic, social, fiscal and other factors in
relation to topic of study. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This position is primarily responsible for entering, processing, and editing data concerning Nevada's employers for the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program. This requires a structured review of a large number of specific employer accounts each quarter for accuracy, which includes analyzing trends in the data and providing logical explanations for deviations in trends; assigning county and industry codes to employers; verifying predecessor and successor transactions between employment accounts; ensuring employment and wage data is correct; and properly estimating missing data when necessary. Incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining current knowledge of the QCEW program. This position is an underfill for an Economist 2 position. The incumbent will progress to the next level upon meeting the minimum qualifications and the approval of the appointing authority. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in economics, labor economics, statistics or a related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in conducting statistical/economic data collection and analysis involving the application of statistical, mathematical and economic principles.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.