Policy Advisor

Washington, D.C
Jan 31, 2023
Feb 07, 2023
Full Time

As a Policy Advisor, you will:

- Formulate, conduct, evaluate, and carry out a wide range of economic and financial analysis relating to those duties described in the introduction.
- Develop, produce, and prepare policy statements, briefing materials, Congressional testimonies, Congressional reports, official correspondence, and other official documents for the Secretary, and other senior officials at Treasury in their role as supporting the Chairperson of the Council and at member agencies of the Council.
- Work with others and independently in coordinating analysis on matters before the Council. Work products contain all relevant background information and present alternatives and recommendations on which policy decisions can be based.
- Develop research and analytical materials on matters of interest to the Council. Support interagency committees and working groups to help generate research findings that are used to resolve critical issues that arise in the course of formulating Council, Treasury, or member agency policy positions and to inform decisions made by members of the Council.


Conditions of Employment

This opportunity is also open to any US citizen to apply under Announcement 23-DO-223-P. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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
  • All new hires will be required to comply with federal ethics laws. A review of financial or other interests may be conducted to determine if they create any real or apparent conflict of interests with official Treasury duties.


    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of 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 for this position includes all of the following:
    -Experience leading projects related to financial, economic, or policy matters; AND
    -Identifying or managing operational or financial risks related to financial markets or institutions; AND
    -Preparing written research or analysis for use by senior officials in the private or public sector for the development of policy decisions, including briefing papers, reports, presentations, and/or memoranda regarding financial stability or economic or financial analysis; AND
    -Conducting economic or financial analyses of the policies, programs, or practices of financial markets, such as capital markets, commodity markets, derivatives markets, or digital assets markets; or financial institutions, such as depository institutions, broker-dealers, investment companies, insurance companies, central counterparties, or digital assets institutions.

    Time in Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    • A one year probationary period may be required.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • 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.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
    • Undergo an income tax verification
    • 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