POLICY ANALYST (TRADE)

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Employer
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 19, 2017
Closes
May 03, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Office of Innovation and Intellectual Property:
Begin a challenging and exciting career with the Executive Office of the President (EOP) providing support to the President of the United States. The EOP is comprised of The White House, Executive Residence, Office of the Vice President, Office of the United States Trade Representatives, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of the National Drug Control Policy, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Administration, National Security Council, Council on Environmental Quality, and Council of Economic Advisers. The EOP has responsibility for tasks ranging from communicating the President's message to the American people to promoting our trade interests abroad.

Would you like to make a difference in today's world? Consider a career in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President. The U.S. Trade Representative is America's chief trade negotiator and the principal trade policy advisor to the President. The USTR and the Agency's staff are responsible for developing and implementing trade policies which promote world growth, and create new opportunities for American businesses, workers and agricultural producers. Come and join us, for a better tomorrow.

**Notice: More than one selection may be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.
Promotion to the next highest grade level is neither guaranteed nor implied.

If you are a status candidate, please apply under USTR-17-05-JB-MP.

ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either: (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 150 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 150 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 150.
The position mentioned within this announcement will not be filled immediately due to the 2017 federal government hiring freeze. The agency is encouraging applicants to apply for future consideration, however, applicants will not be notified of consideration until such time as the freeze is lifted.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a US Citizen or National
  • Selective Service registration if a male born after December 31, 1959
  • At least 18 years old
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a TOP Secret security clearance
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug test
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position. The qualification requirements are in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards. ALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY 03 MAY 2017 OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Examples of specialized experience are:

    For the GS-13: Knowledge of U.S. trade policies and practices, international and bilateral trade; Conducts analytical studies and develops reports and recommendations; knowledge of trade negotiations.
    or
    For the GS-14: Knowledge of trade-related intellectual property rights, and related innovation policy issues; Expert level of ability to develop and implement US international economic policy; Skill in negotiating trade or trade-related agreements or outcomes with foreign governments and develop and execute negotiating strategies; Skill in collaborating and leadership to develop and implement intellectual property trade policy through interaction with key stakeholders; Ability to communicate effectively, including with high level officials in person and in writing, such as memos and reports.
    or
    For the GS-15: Knowledge of trade-related intellectual property rights, and related innovation policy issues; Expert level of ability to develop and implement US international economic policy; Skill in negotiating trade or trade-related agreements or outcomes with foreign governments and develop and execute negotiating strategies; Skill in collaborating and leadership to develop and implement intellectual property trade policy through interaction with key stakeholders; Ability to communicate effectively, including with high level officials in person and in writing, such as memos and reports.


    Please see "Qualifications Required" for requirements of the position.

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