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Announcement Number 12-CFPB-384X Promotion Potential CN-71
Position Title Senior Economist Hiring Agency Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Open Period 04/11/2012 - 04/18/2012 Duty Locations FEW Vacancies in Washington, DC, US
Series/Grade CN - 0110 71 For More Info Applicant Call Center
Salary $121023.00 - $224983.00

Who May Apply
Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens.

Job Status

Duration Appointment Excepted Service - Permanent Appointment

Marketing Statement

The Senior Economist Position is located within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Research in the Division of Research, Markets and Regulations. This office is responsible for formulating and carrying out economic research for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Office of Research also provides information, analytical support, and technical advice to inform the Bureau's rule-making, enforcement, and supervision functions.


The Senior Economist applies significant breadth and depth of understanding to conduct in-depth economic studies. The Senior Economist will be initiating, developing, and conducting research pertaining to consumer product markets or consumer financial markets, and interpreting economic information to participate in the policy process, using statistical, mathematical, and econometric techniques and judgment.

  • This position is being filled under CFPB's excepted service authority.

  • Appointment under this authority does not convey competitive status.

  • Key Requirements

    • Background investigation
    • U.S. citizenship
    • May be required to serve a two year trial period.

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