STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B22

Class No. 0644

ECONOMIST III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) economics work. Work involves planning, coordinating, and conducting economic studies and analyses; determining and evaluating economic factors related to programs and projects; and coordinating the collection of economic information. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Plans, organizes, and coordinates economic projects.

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

Develops research techniques, methodologies, and procedures.

Develops and conducts presentations.

Provides consultation or technical advice on economic relationships and conditions.

Determines and evaluates economic factors relating to programs and projects.

Formulates recommendations, policies, and plans to address economic problems.

Interprets economic conditions and advises on implications.

May supervise the work of 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 plan, organize, and coordinate projects and programs; to prepare and analyze statistics and other economic data; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17