STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B20

Class No. 0642

ECONOMIST II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) economics work. Work involves conducting economic studies and analyses, collecting economic information, and preparing reports. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Collects and maintains information on current and projected changes in economic activity.

Prepares economic and demographic statistics for analysis.

Makes statistical computations on economic and demographic indicators for specified economic areas.

Conducts studies, deduces facts to findings, makes recommendations, and prepares reports.

Conducts economic impact analyses, applying mathematical models and statistical techniques.

Assists with the planning, organizing, and coordinating of economic programs and activities.

May develop and conduct presentations.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in economic research and analysis work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in economics or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of economic principles, techniques, and procedures.

Skill in performing statistical computations and in using computers.

Ability to prepare and analyze statistics and other economic data, to prepare reports, to communicate effectively, and to train others.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17