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Unemployment Insurance Program Specialist – Chicago, Illinois
Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Job ID: 482963Start Date: 07/15/2021End Date: 08/04/2021
Individual Occupational Requirement:
This position has an IndividualOccupational Requirement (IOR), as described below:
Undergraduate Education:Major study- economics, industrial relations, laws, 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.
GraduateEducation:Majorstudy- one or a combination of the social sciences that included social science research methodology and techniques, and provided a knowledge of thehistory,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. 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.
GS-13: In addition to the above, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled, and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform duties of the position.
Applicant must have all the below required specialized experience. Interpreting Unemployment Insurance (UI) legislation, policies, programs, and regulations;
Providing advice on UI program requirements;
Leading and conducting reviews and evaluations of UI programs, tax systems, functions, and activities;
Assessing UI program accuracy and quality;
Reviewing and evaluating state legislation for conformity with Federal requirements;
Reviewing and evaluating UI benefit and tax systems and functions;
Writing formal reports with technical accuracy;
Providing recommendations and conducting briefings for senior officials and program stakeholders on UI guidance and policy;
Setting goals, managing projects, tracking progress and evaluating outcomes; and
Working collaboratively and maintaining cooperative relationships with officials in federal, state, or local government agencies or public entities *Note:In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Also applicants may be asked to submit examples of such during the interview process.
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