TRADE ENFORCEMENT ANALYST(SUBSIDIES)
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative:
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.
If you are a status candidate, please apply under USTR-10035697-JB-MP
**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.
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- You may be expected to travel for this position.
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.
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:
You may qualify at the GS-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service or private sector that demonstrates your ability to research and analysis of subsidies as defined under the World Trade Organization WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures or under U.S. countervailing duty law.
You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or private sector that demonstrates your ability in advanced research and analysis of subsidies as defined under the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures or under U.S. countervailing duty law.
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.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
As a Trade Enforcement Analyst (Subsidies), GS-0301-13/14, in the Interagency Center on Trade Implementation, Monitoring, and Enforcement (ICTIME), your typical work assignments may include the following:
- Leads research and analysis on a variety of trade information regarding subsidies, as defined under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, pertaining to various types of government support offered to enterprises and industries of foreign business and U.S. trading partners.
- Researches costs of inputs, grants, financing, and related issues such as creditworthiness, and extracts that information from financial reports, industry analyses, and other information the foreign business enterprise or industry may produce.
- Investigates trade issues related to the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of international trade agreements regarding various regions or countries.
- Extracts and summarizes pertinent trade, economic and financial data from a variety of sources including Bloomberg, Global Trade Atlas and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
- Identifies on own initiative potential trade implementation and enforcement issues for further development and evaluation.
- Prepares reports and other materials for the development of strategies for negotiations and dispute settlement proceedings on trade issues.
- Leads or participates as part of a team of USTR and interagency staff researching, analyzing, documenting, and presenting information regarding potential and active international trade disputes
- Develops research plans and identifies appropriate information resources to complete assigned projects.