Trade Enforcement Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 15, 2017
Closes
Jun 05, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Interagency Center on Trade Implementation, Monitoring, and Enforcement:
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 Representative, 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-17-11-JB-MP


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national
  • Selective Service registration if a male born after December 31, 1959
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID
  • Suitability for Federal employment
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • R?sum? and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • 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 THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

    AND

    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-[09]: At least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector that includes: researching and analyzing a variety of trade information; extracting and summarizing pertinent legal language, negotiating text, economic and trade data; organizing and producing profiles of tariffs, trade policies, and negotiating text; using a variety of software, preparing reports, briefing materials, charts, graphs, tables, etc. ; to assist in the development of negotiations or dispute settlement positions on a variety of trade issues.

    For the GS-[11]: At least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector that includes: researching and analyzing a variety of trade information; extracting and summarizing pertinent legal language, negotiating text, economic and trade data; using a variety of software, preparing reports, briefing materials, charts, graphs, tables, etc., to assist in the development of negotiations or dispute settlement positions on a variety of trade issues; participating in interagency teams and meetings as the agency representative; serving as liaison with professionals in other agencies.

    For the GS-[12]: At least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector that includes: researching and analyzing a variety of trade information; extracting and summarizing pertinent legal language, negotiating text, economic and trade data; using a variety of software, preparing reports, briefing materials, charts, graphs, tables, etc., to assist in the development of negotiations or dispute settlement positions on a variety of trade issues; participating in interagency teams and meetings as the agency representative; serving as liaison with professionals in other agencies; compiles information to be used in briefing materials, summary statements, and speeches for senior staff on major trade issues.

    For the GS-[13]: At least one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector that includes: researching and analyzing a variety of trade information;; extracting and summarizing pertinent legal language, negotiating text, economic and trade data; investigating trade issues; monitoring and enforcing international trade agreements; researching and analyzing foreign countries' trade-related legislation, regulations and policies and economic and trade data; participating in interagency teams and meetings as the agency representative; serving as liaison with professionals in other agencies; compiling information to be used in briefing materials, summary statements, and speeches for senior staff on major trade issues; developing strategies for negotiations and dispute settlement proceedings; developing research plans.

    OR

    EDUCATION SUBSTITUTE: Education must demonstrate the applicant obtained the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. One year of full-time [insert degree type] education is considered 18 semester hours.

    For the GS-[09]: Completed, from an accredited university or college, either: 1) a Master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR 2) 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education; OR 3) a Juris Doctor (J.D.) or Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), which has provided me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of a Trade Enforcement Analyst.
    or
    A combination of the experience as described under letter A above and the graduate education as described under letter B above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement. [For instruction on how to combine experience and education please visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp.

    For the GS-[11]: Completed, from an accredited university or college, either: 1) a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; 2) 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education; OR 3) a Master's of Laws (LL.M.), which has provided me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of a Trade Enforcement Analyst.
    or
    A combination of the experience as described under letter A above and the graduate education as described under letter B above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement. [For instruction on how to combine experience and education please visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp]
    **NOTE: The transcripts must be attached, may be unofficial or photocopy at time of application, but MUST provide the original if selected.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    EDUCATION SUBSTITUTE: Education must demonstrate the applicant obtained the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. One year of full-time [insert degree type] education is considered 18 semester hours.


    Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

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