Bureau of Labor Statistics Research Analyst

State of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Full time

Nov 19

About the job

Job Description

The Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is offering an exceptional opportunity to work within its Workforce Research and Analyst Division (WRA) as a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Research Analyst. WRA is responsible for collecting data that measures labor market activity, working conditions and price changes in the economy as well as provide information about DWS programs and services.

This position may be filled as a career mobility if an internal applicant is selected.

Principle Duties

At This Level Employees Are Expected To

Employees in this job provide assistance in a variety of research projects and studies, especially in collection of data and completion of reports for management use.

  • Work with team members to ensure the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program for the State of Utah runs smoothly and that all deliverables in Utah's cooperative agreement with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regarding this program are met.
  • Generate reports utilizing computer software as well as design.
  • Coordinate appropriate data collection via surveys in addition to engaging in some minor analysis.
  • Collect, edit and validate data.
  • Write articles.
  • Answer data requests.
  • Successfully complete other special projects and job duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate For This Position Will Have

  • An advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Economic survey work and/or data collection experience.

Why You Should Join Our Team

Besides working for a fantastic agency that is dedicated to helping the citizens of Utah, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.

The Agency

Utah’s communities by connecting the workforce to new opportunities and providing services to individuals and families in need. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis. Through a collaborative approach, the department has served millions of Utahns and has become a leader on several statewide initiatives. These include intergenerational poverty, homelessness, affordable housing, supporting refugees, helping rural communities, serving veterans and individuals with disabilities, and getting Utahns trained and back to work. To learn more about Workforce Services, click here.

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