Policy Advisor

Employer
Treasury, Departmental Offices
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Closes
Nov 30, 2021
Ref
229163594
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
SummaryThe Office of Investment Security, in the International Affairs (IA) office of the US Department of the Treasury, fulfills Treasury's statutory responsibilities as chair of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which has the authority to review the national security effects of foreign acquisitions of US businesses. The office leads and coordinates the review by sixteen Executive Branch departments and White House offices of each transaction notified to CFIUS. Learn more about this agency Help Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates 08/13/2021 to 02/12/2022 Salary $72,750 - $134,798 per year Pay scale & grade GS 11 - 13 Help Location Few vacancies in the following location: Washington, DC Telework eligible No Travel Required Not required Relocation expenses reimbursed No Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-time Service Competitive Promotion potential 13 Job family (Series) 0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program Supervisory status No Security clearance Sensitive Compartmented Information Drug test No Announcement number 21-DO-612-DH Control number 610918100 Help This job is open to The public US Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the US Clarification from the agency US citizens or US Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required. This is an open continuous announcement. The open period is 6 months. Applications will be reviewed on the established cut dates: 09/13/21, 10/13/21, 11/13/21, 12/13/21, 01/13/22 and at the closing date. Applications will expire three (3) months from date of submission. In order to be considered after expiration, applicants will need to reapply. Help DutiesThe following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. 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. Serves as an expert advisor on the full range of complex policy issues related to the Office's mission by supporting senior Treasury officials and management in all work related to the Office's CFIUS and open investment functions including coordination of the interagency process, analysis of transactions, policy development, and engagement with foreign partners and allies. Conducts in-depth analysis and providing recommendations in certain cases concerning: the authority of CFIUS to review the transaction, the national security risks posed by the transaction, or the options available to mitigate national security risks posed by the transaction. Engages with parties to the transaction and CFIUS member agency counterparts to ensure that CFIUS has the information that it needs to reach a determination and, if necessary, negotiation of agreements between the US Government and the parties to mitigate any national security risks posed by transactions under review by CFIUS. Engages with foreign partners and allies to support investment review regimes and facilitate coordinated action with respect to trends in investments and technology developments that could pose risks to the national security of the United States and allied and partner countries. Help Requirements Conditions of Employment 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. Key Requirements: Please refer to "Conditions of Employment." Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. Must be US Citizen or US National Public Trust background investigation will be required All new hires will be required to comply with federal ethics laws. A review of financial or other interests may be conducted to determine if they create any real or apparent conflict of interests with official Treasury duties. 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 includes: - Experience conducting market, financial, legal, or economic analyses (eg due diligence, risk exposure, detailed credit analysis, market analysis) of issues across a range of International financial transactions and activities and relating them to public policy; OR - Conducting analyses of foreign direct investment to identify economic or national security risks; AND - Experience communicating results of research and analysis and making policy recommendations to senior decision makers. 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: - Experience conducting market, financial, legal, or economic analyses (eg due diligence, risk exposure, detailed credit analysis, market analysis) of financial transactions and activities; OR - Experience with international financial and investment policy issues to identify economic or national security risks; AND - Experience communicating results of research and analysis to senior decision makers. Specialized experience for the GS-11: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: - Experience conducting financial or economic analyses; OR - Experience with a international financial policy issues; AND - Experience communicating results of research and analysis to supervisors.OR -You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related or You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.Education Education Requirements: The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the US Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions. Additional informationOTHER INFORMATION: We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. This is a non-bargaining unit position. A recruitment incentive may be offered. We offer opportunities for telework. We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: A one year probationary period may be required. Must successfully complete a background investigation. Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency. Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. 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. 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 US Undergo an income tax verification if required Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes: Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards. Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year. Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire. A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums. A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions. Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits Read more Help A career with the US government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Your application includes your rsum, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your rsum includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your rsum may result in a "not qualified" determination. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Specialized Experience.This announcement is issued under "direct-hire" authority. Consistent with 5 USC 3304(a)(3) and OPM regulations (5 CFR 337 Subpart B) on direct-hire: All candidates who meet all the qualification and other eligibility requirements may be referred for consideration. Competitive examining rules providing for rating and ranking and veterans' preference do not apply.This is an open continuous announcement. The open period is 6 months. Applications will be reviewed after the established cut dates: 09/13/21, 10/13/21, 11/13/21, 12/13/21, 01/13/22 and at the closing date. Applications will expire three (3) months from date of submission. In order to be considered after expiration, applicants will need to reapply. Applicants who fail to update/resubmit their application will receive no further consideration for this position Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority. Help A career with the US government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies. A complete application includes 1. A rsum, 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).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package. All applicants are required to submit a rsum 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 rsum. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your rsum to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view rsum tips. VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide. CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible. EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: You are not required to submit transcripts for this initial phase of the application process. Candidates will be referred for consideration based on their self-certification. If you are selected for a position which has a positive education requirement (as described in the vacancy announcement) and/or you are qualifying solely on your education, you will be required to submit official transcripts verifying your qualifications prior to a job offer being issued. A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the US Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US 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 US 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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