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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER II

Senior Program Analyst

Recruitment #19-003235-0007

Introduction

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is accepting applications from qualified candidates for an Administrative Officer I position within the Office of Workforce Information & Performance. The resulting eligible list will be used to fill this position or function only. Persons interested in future positions will need to reapply.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

Office of Workforce Information & Performance, Baltimore MD

Main Purpose of Job

To perform skilled, technical and statistical analysis as well as undertake activities of Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) Program and to ensure that all LAUS (Residency Employment) requirements based on our Federal /State Cooperative Agreement are met. The main purpose of this position is to process, produce, and analyze data stemming from the Bureau of Labor Statistics or other relevant data sources. The position entails working with databases, spreadsheets, and geographic data, including but not limited to annual calculations of unemployment in 'Areas of Substantial Unemployment' . Additionally, the position will facilitate the dissemination of State and local area estimates. These programs are major components of the Federal-State Cooperative Labor Statistics program that is operated by the Office of Workforce Information and Performance in conjunction with the U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The duties will involve the collection and compilation of data to develop unemployment rates for the state and areas, use geographically referenced data to conduct analysis as inputs for maps and the production of the Areas of Substantial Unemployment (ASUs) report, to research available and local news media to report economic events to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), to prepare monthly outputs for data users, and to use the County Business Patterns as well as other sources to prepare an estimate of non-covered employment to be used in the Current Employment Statistics benchmarking process according to guidelines established by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

POSITION DUTIES

Candidate will use independent judgment, technical training and experience in analyzing, and editing Residency Employment statistics, data and information.  

Candidate will explain in detail economic and statistical data in response to BLS questions and any priorities given by BLS Regional Office, National Office and the BLS programs administrator. Candidate will verify reported data, edits and estimates missing data elements. Candidate will participate in several BLS conference calls, trainings, Webinex and related activities to obtain the most accurate information about program updates and methodology improvement or changes. Candidate will utilize several computer applications and systems such as Promis, LAUSToo, STARS, MainFrame etc to upload and download data as input and output for use in fulfilling program's objectives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Two years experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

One year of working knowledge in economic or statistical data analysis and collection procedures and must possess appreciable information-processing skills.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of economic and statistical data reporting, analysis, editing, and internet research skills.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 19-003235-0007
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email: Stephanie.dunphy1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.