JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

City of Seattle

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Office of Economic and Revenue Forecasts

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467582
Date Posted: 09/29/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
Economic and tax revenue forecasting
Salary Range: $110,392.56 - $182,115.36
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Position Description
The City of Seattle, is recruiting for a strategic, collaborative leader committed to data integrity and transparency to lead the economic and revenue forecast functions of the City.

Job Responsibilities
Appointed by the Forecast Council, the Director is responsible for providing independent economic and revenue forecasting that establishes the funding available for spending proposals made by the Mayor and City Council for each of the City’s many funds.

The Director provides operational leadership to OERF directing staff and resources in execution of the OERF annual calendar and work-plan which includes: monitoring forecasts for the national, state and regional economies; providing revenue forecasting and analysis for revenue sources.

A successful candidate will be a strategic and experienced leader with a demonstrated expertise in revenue and economic forecasting. The ideal candidate has served as a senior forecasting consultant for a municipal, county or state organization.

Please submit the following with your application:

A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement.
A resume of your educational and professional work experience.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/18/2021