Policy Advisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 18, 2017
Closes
Jul 26, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This incumbent will serve as a Policy Advisor, reports directly to the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) and has policy responsibility for all aspects of Treasury’s anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CFT) programs, sanctions efforts, and special projects such as anti-kleptocracy, counter-proliferation financing and counter-insurgency financing initiatives. TFI also provides oversight to the Office of Foreign Assets Control, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and Treasury’s Executive Office of Asset Forfeiture, and coordinates closely with the Criminal Investigative Division of the IRS.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • 01 to 05 nights per month

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    • Monitoring developments in international current events and developing policy or advising senior officials on how to address these issues;
    • Analyzing, advising, and making recommendations to senior officials on issues such as terrorist financing or sanctions issues;
    • Engaging with the private sector, international organizations or foreign governments on policy issues;
    • Creating and delivering policy papers and presentations;
    • Experience with bilateral and multilateral negotiations such as diplomatic engagement strategies;
    • Experience related to the financial, trade, or legal areas.
    Specialized experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Monitoring developments in illicit activities such as anti-money laundering/counter-financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and financial issues and developing policies to address these concerns.
    • Analyzing and developing policies on illicit financial threats to the U.S. and international financial systems;
    • Engaging with the private sector, international organizations, or foreign governments on policy issues; AND
    • Creating and delivering policy papers or presentations addressing illicit issues
    Specialized experience: For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Analyzing illicit financial threats to the U.S. and international financial systems.
    • Engaging with the private sector, international organizations, or foreign governments on policy issues AND
    • Creating and delivering policy papers or presentation addressing illicit issues.

    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.

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    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.

    • Assist in the implementation of TFI initiatives; Contribute to the development and implementation of regional, country-specific, and systemic AML/CFT strategies
    • Support and participate in bilateral outreach to foreign counterparts
    • Support and participate in Treasury representation at relevant regional and international bodies relating to AML/CFT, and participate in relevant regional meetings and conferences;
    • Represent TFI on various U.S. government working groups, task forces, and interagency committees relating to AML/CF