Market Compliance Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Closes
Jan 19, 2021
Function
IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

TTB's mission is to collect alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise taxes; to ensure that alcohol beverages are labeled, advertised and marketed in accordance with the law; and to administer the laws and regulations in a manner that protects the revenue, protects the consumer, and promotes voluntary compliance. TTB is one of the Federal government's best places to work. We ranked in the top 1% of agency subcomponents (tied for #4 of 420) in 2019. See www.bestplacestowork.org .

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Responsibilities

As a Market Compliance Specialist, you will:

- Serve as an expert planner, analyst, and assisting advisor to Trade Investigations Division (TID) and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) management officials via the Market Compliance Office (MCO) on national programs that assess compliance with TTB administered laws and regulations in accordance with the legal or administrative positions set forth by the Bureau.
- Conduct complex analyses on issues related to product integrity or marketplace activities relating to the production, labeling, advertising, and marketing of all domestic and imported alcohol beverages; determine compliance with TTB's regulations and underlying statutes; and recommend and execute appropriate actions to correct or address violations.
- Develop new procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of programs and to ensure the optimal utilization of resources.
- Monitor operations and marketplace activities relating to the production, labeling, marketing and advertising of all domestic and imported alcohol beverages.
- Coordinate activities of TID with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Food and Drug Administration and other divisions within TTB, particularly TTB laboratories, as they relate to adulterated, contaminated or mislabeled products.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

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.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

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 is: Conducting analysis of a program area to determine compliance of laws and regulations.

Examples of such experience could include:
- Interpreting and explaining TTB laws and regulations; OR
- Researching and analyzing compliance issues in a regulatory program area; OR
- Applying laws, regulations, and policies to prepare correspondence, reports, proposals or operating procedures that address compliance issues related to labeling, formulation, product safety, or marketplace activities; OR
- Making recommendations for program improvements to executives and management officials through written or oral presentations.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.

Education

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Undergo an income tax verification.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Planning and Evaluation, Analytical, and Communication.

Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal Treasury employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ) you must receive a score of 92 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL- Submit a copy of your most recent, signed, completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 18 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application.

Recommended Documents: In addition, we recommend that you submit the following:
- A list of awards received (if applicable). Please do not send copies of awards.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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