Policy Analyst, Economics and Trade

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Closes
Jul 09, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Proven and demonstrable experience and ability to present written and oral information clearly and concisely. Strong writing and editing skills are absolutely required.
  2. Strong analytical and research skills, including demonstrable ability to accurately and thoroughly analyze data and make informed, critical judgments about issues.
  3. Experience or expertise in economics, trade, and related areas of law as applicable to China, as well the economic and trade policies and goals of the United States, particularly regarding China, Taiwan, and the Asia-Pacific region.
  4. Experience and ability to work effectively as a member of a team, including participation in collaborative research studies.
  5. Knowledge of China's trade policies and practices, and the organization and structure of the agencies of the governments of these jurisdictions with responsibilities for determining, supervising, and conducting trade policies and bilateral and multilateral trade relationships.
  6. Knowledge of U.S. trade laws, regulations, and procedures; the World Trade Organization and its regulations and procedures; other multilateral economic organizations; and the missions, and activities of U.S. government agencies with responsibilities for conducting or supervising bilateral and multilateral trade and economic relations for the United States.
  7. Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Economics, Law, International Relations, or Asian Studies.
  8. Ability to effectively utilize sources of electronic and print information regarding China, Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific region.
HIGHLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
(Not required, but may be considered in the selection process)
  1. Experience in a Congressional or Executive Branch office, particularly with responsibilities for issues pertaining to China, Taiwan, or the Asia-Pacific Region.
  2. Knowledge of the Chinese legal system and structure.
  3. Experience living or working in China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong.
  4. Ability to speak and read Mandarin Chinese, to include ability to effectively utilize sources of electronic and print information regarding China and Taiwan.

Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Economics, Law, International Relations, or Asian Studies.

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is an EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, pregnancy and childbirth), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, veteran status, or other non-merit factor.

The Commission will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law as described in 5 USC 3328. If you misrepresent your experience or education, or provide false or fraudulent information, it may be grounds for not hiring you or dismissing you after you start. Making false or fraudulent statements can be punishable by fine or imprisonment.

As federal government employees, Commission employees are eligible to participate in federal employee benefits programs, to include: health insurance (multiple carriers & multiple options); life insurance (FEGLI-multiple options); retirement (FERS or CSRS if applicable); and the Thrift Savings Program (TSP-multiple options), the federal government's tax-deferred savings program. Employees accrue and may use annual and sick leave in accord with Commission policies and procedures.

This employment opportunity is also posted on the Commission website at: http://www.uscc.gov/about/job-opportunities

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

The Commission will conduct internal evaluation based on applicants' cover letter, resume, and writing sample, to include qualifications and relevant experience. The Executive Director and appropriate staff will interview top candidates. The final hiring decision will be made by the Executive Director.

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