The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Labor. The opening is for an Unemployment Insurance Program Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Unemployment Insurance Program Specialist – Atlanta, Georgia
Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Job ID: 404559Start Date: 02/05/2021End Date: 02/25/2021
TheUnemployment Insurance Program Specialist Series, GS-0106, has basic requirements described in the Individual Occupational Requirement (IOR) and must be met in conjunction with the (1) year specialized experience equivalent to next lower grade GS-12.
EducationUndergraduate Education:Major study — economics, industrial relations, law, sociology, political science, public administration, or other related fields. Courses in statistics or mathematics applicable to the social sciences are creditable up to a maximum of 12 semester hours.
Graduate Education:Major study — one or a combination of the social sciences that included social science research methodology and techniques, and provided a knowledge of the history, concepts, methods, and techniques of social insurance and/or the social and economic conditions under which social insurance programs operate.
General Experience (for GS-5 positions): Experience in social science or related fields such as economics, sociology, political science, public administration, or industrial relations, or in the application of statistics or mathematics in these fields.
Specialized Experience (for positions above GS-5): Experience related to social insurance. This includes experience applying statistics or mathematics to the social insurance field. Specialized experience must have demonstrated:
• A knowledge of current social and economic conditions under which social insurance programs operate, and the principles of Federal/State/local relationships;
• The ability to extend and modify existing techniques and methods or to develop new ones to identify, isolate, and resolve special problems; and
• The ability to develop effective collaborative relationships with personnel in other fields and with groups having conflicting objectives. In addition to the Basic Requirement you MUST met the following:GS-13: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-12.
Specialized Experience: applicants must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience at the next lower grade level, GS-12, in the Federal Service or equivalent. Qualifying specialized experience may have been gained through work in the following or similar types of programs: unemployment insurance; old age and survivors’ insurance; workers’ compensation; disability compensation; or other public or private programs covering common social insurance risks.
Examples of specialized experience include ALL of the following:•Experience interpreting workforce development or publicly-funded social service legislation, policies, programs, and regulations.
•Experience providing policy advice and delivering technical assistance and training on issues related to programs.
•Experience reviewing documents for conformity, program accuracy and quality in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.
•Experience working collaboratively and maintaining professional networks with officials in federal, state, or local government agencies or public entities.
•Experience writing or editing reports and providing guidance to junior personnel and management, state or local government agencies.
•Experience providing oversight for data collection, data analysis, and the development of performance reports that compare the baseline and actual data.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!