Policy Advisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Wallops Island, Virginia
Posted
Jan 25, 2023
Closes
Feb 01, 2023
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

As a Policy Advisor, you will:
-Draft memoranda to senior Treasury officials, present the issues raised by particular policy, outreach, and operational choices, and recommend courses of action
-Brief and advise senior Treasury officials and providing pertinent information for decision making on potentially controversial policy issues
-Lead and conduct policy review and analysis of a complex, highly sensitive nature on specific cases
-Work closely with other ORP staff, Treasury legal counsel and other Treasury program offices, other agencies, and parties to transactions, to ensure timely resolution of issue
-Provide authoritative advice, analytical support, and recommendations on key mission-critical policy issues

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  • Public Trust background investigation will be required


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized experience for the GS-14: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service, public or other private sectors. Specialized experience includes experience with 3 or more of the following:
    -Experience developing written analyses or memoranda for senior officials regarding the economic, financial, legal, or policy issues and recommending courses of action; OR
    -Experience preparing written products such as tables, memoranda or reports and communicating the analytical findings of research; OR
    -Experience creating policy implementation plans based on legislative and regulatory guidelines; OR
    -Experience preparing analysis or responses to inquiries from private companies, interested parties, governmental authorities, or members of the public.

    Specialized experience for the GS-13: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service, public or other private sectors. Specialized experience includes experience with 2 or more of the following:
    -Experience developing written analyses or memoranda for senior officials regarding the economic, financial, legal, or policy issues and recommending courses of action; OR
    -Experience preparing written products such as tables, memoranda or reports and communicating the analytical findings of research; OR
    -Experience creating policy implementation plans based on legislative and regulatory guidelines; OR
    -Experience preparing analysis or responses to inquiries from private companies, interested parties, governmental authorities, or members of the public.

    Specialized experience for the GS-12: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service, public or other private sectors. Specialized experience includes experience with 2 or more of the following:

    -Experience assisting in written products such as tables, memoranda or reports and communicating the analytical findings of research; OR
    -Experience assisting in creating policy implementation plans based on legislative and regulatory guidelines; OR
    -Experience assisting in analysis or responses to inquiries from private companies, interested parties, governmental authorities, or members of the public.


    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • We may offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on, if required.
    • Undergo an income tax verification, if required.
    • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
    • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    • Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
    • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
    • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
    • A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
    • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits