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International Trade Analyst

  • ... Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 107590 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 03, 2024       Expires on: Mar 19, 2024

International Trade Analyst   

JOB TITLE:

International Trade Analyst

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Washington District of Columbia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties

As an International Trade Analyst, you will be responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, and presentation of data related to international trade in products subject to import injury investigations, working collaboratively with teams of Economists, Industry Analysts, Auditors, and Attorneys and sharing technical knowledge regarding U.
S.
and foreign industry data and U.
S.
import data.
You will coordinate the collection of information through questionnaires issued to U.
S.
producers, importers, and purchasers, and to foreign manufacturers and exporters; thoroughly analyze and carefully compile data from questionnaires and from secondary sources; and present the data in a manner that accurately, succinctly, and objectively summarizes the record compiled in the Commission's proceedings.
The selected individual will interact frequently with company officials and legal counsel regarding questionnaire responses and other information obtained during the course of investigating complaints of injury to industries in the United States from import competition.


The ideal candidate is inquisitive and possesses the ability to obtain, analyze, and report on a broad range of trade and industry information from domestic and foreign market participants, from a variety of U.
S.
and foreign government sources, and from other published material.
Such a candidate (1) demonstrates an ability and desire to design surveys and analyze primary data, along with secondary research, on a wide range of products and industries; (2) is skilled at resolving trade and industry data issues; (3) has excellent interpersonal skills; (4) is comfortable working in a team environment and communicating with high level industry and government officials; (4) excels in both written and oral communication; (5) possesses a firm grasp of microeconomic, macroeconomic, industrial organization concepts; (6) demonstrates practical knowledge of data and quantitative methods of analysis and advanced skills in the use of spreadsheets and analytical tools; and (7) has a knowledge of international trade remedy laws.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.
    S.
    citizen or national.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service

Qualifications

You must meet all the requirements below by the closing date of the announcement and they must be clearly identified in your application, resume, or supporting documents.
This includes any general and specialized experience, education, and/or selective placement factors mentioned.
These are used to determine if you possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities to successfully perform in this position.

Basic Requirement:

  • A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;

    or

  • At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, purchasing, economics, political economy, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.


AND

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify at the GS-09 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 obtained in the federal or private sector which demonstrates all of the following: assisting in conducting studies pertaining to trade to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to problems in trade and industry; applying fact-finding and investigative techniques to gather trade data from various sources; and using qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to present data and findings.


OR


GS-9 level, you may qualify upon competition of the following:
  • master's or equivalent graduate degree
or
  • 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

or

  • LL.
    B.
    or J.
    D.
    , if related
To qualify at the GS-11 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 obtained in the federal or private sector which demonstrates all of the following: conducting studies containing trade, economic, financial, and marketing data; applying fact-finding and investigative techniques to gather trade data from various sources; using qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to present data and findings; and preparing and delivering briefings to managers on study findings and recommendations; collaborating as a member of a team on a research project.

OR

At the GS-11 level, you may qualify upon competition of the following:

  • 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.


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through national service programs (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.

Education

GS-9: To substitute education for specialized experience, you must possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree or
2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.
B.
or J.
D.
, if related; or you may combine specialized experience and graduate level education which totals at least 100 percent.
(school transcript required by closing date)

GS-11: To substitute education for specialized experience, you must possess a 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.


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.
S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.
S.
accredited college or university.
For further information, visit: http://www.
ed.
gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.
html

Additional information

This is an open continuous vacancy announcement that will be used to fill vacancies as they occur.

  • To receive consideration for vacancies, applicants must submit a complete application prior to the established cut-off date(s).
  • The initial cut-off date will take place on March 4th, 2024 to begin the initial applicant consideration.
    Applications received after the initial cut-off date will be considered upon receipt of the next cut-off date.
  • The established cutoff dates are as follows:
    • April 4th, 2024
    • May 4th, 2024
    • June 4th, 2024
    • July 5th, 2024
    • August 5th, 2024
Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees: The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Programs are available to federal employees that qualify.
Those eligible for these programs are granted special priority selection rights.
To be considered, you must be deemed well-qualified by receiving a score of 85 or higher.
If you are a federal employee claiming CTAP/ICTAP, you must provide the documents listed under the Required Documents section to verify your eligibility.
Also, you must indicate in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible.
For additional information regarding CTAP/ICTAP, please visit: http://www.
opm.
gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.


Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service or are exempt under Selective Service regulations.
For additional information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit http://www.
sss.
gov/.


Severely disabled persons program information: https://www.
opm.
gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/hiring/

Cover page to fax paper application - OPM Form 1203fx: http://federalgovernmentjobs.
us/forms/opm1203fx.
pdf

Assessment Question: https://apply.
usastaffing.
gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12290093

Vacancy ID number: DE-24-026-JM

Reasonable accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact listed on the vacancy announcement.
The decision to grant a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.
Verification of information: Any information claimed on your resume and in application materials, such as education, credentials, employment history, etc.
, will be verified as part of the security clearance process.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.
    S.
    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.

    Review our 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 Evaluated

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

The self-assessment questions are related to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies (KSA's).
You do not have to respond to the KSA's.

  • Reasoning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Writing

We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications and/or education on the information provided and evaluate your relevant education and/or work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) mentioned above.
Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best: Placement in this category indicates you have the type and quality of experience and/or education that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s).


Better: Placement in this category indicates you have the type and quality of experience and/or education that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position.


Good: Placement in this category, it indicates you meet the minimum qualifications and/or education of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position.
You may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.


Names of the candidates in the Best category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration.
Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.


Your experience is also evaluated using an assessment questionnaire, which is available at the following link: https://apply.
usastaffing.
gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12290093

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.
    S.
    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.

    Review our 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.

  • Required Documents

    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.

    To receive consideration, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified below by 08/05/2024

    1.
    Resume.
    :
    Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity.
    In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s).
    Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying.
    We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.


    2.
    Occupational questionnaire:
    A completed job-specific occupational questionnaire should be submitted through your Application Manager account.


    3.
    Veterans' Preference:
    If claiming veterans' preference, you must indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.


    A.
    For 5-point veterans' preference, you must provide:

    a copy of your DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge which shows the type of discharge and dates of active duty (Member 4 copy preferred).


    B.
    If you are currently on active duty, to receive 5-point preference you must provide an official statement of service from your command/unit which states:

    • your branch of service;
    • period(s) of service;
    • campaign medals or expeditionary medals earned;
    • expected discharge type and date; and
    • date you will be separated or be on approved terminal leave

    If you supply a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD 214 prior to your appointment with our agency.


    C.
    To receive 10-point veterans' preference, you must provide: -any documentation required by this form to support your claim.


    If we cannot verify your 10-point preference status, you will receive 5-point preference if you meet the requirements.
    You can obtain an SF-15 through this link: http://www.
    opm.
    gov/forms/standard-forms/.


    To access to your DD 214 online, please visit: http://www.
    archives.
    gov/veterans/military-service-records/.


    4.
    Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles.

    You must submit the following documents:
    • a copy of your agency notice;
    • a copy of your most recent performance rating; and
    • a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
    5.
    Education Documentation:
    Transcripts.
    (for Individual Occupational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for specialized experience): You MUST submit copies of your college transcripts for verification of the education requirements.
    Unofficial copies are acceptable, however, if selected you will be required to furnish official transcripts.
    It is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the above educational requirements.
    Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration.


    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.
    S.
    colleges and universities.
    Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree.
    A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - US Department of Education.
    Another listing of services that an perform this evaluation is available at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
    You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application.
    Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.
    https://myiee.
    org/naces.
    php
    All jobs that have an education requirement but list transcripts as a requirement.


    6.
    Cover Letter.
    This is optional.

    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.

  • How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.


    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 08/05/2024 to receive consideration.


    1.
    To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account.
    Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.


    2.
    Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.


    3.
    To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.
    usajobs.
    gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position.
    The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.
    Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


    4.
    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.
    You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


    The Vacancy ID is 12290093

    Agency contact information

    Jodelle Miller

    Email

    jodelle.
    miller@usitc.
    gov

    Address

    Office of Investigations
    500 E St SW
    Washington, DC 20436
    US

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.
    After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official.
    If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.


    To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.


    You will be notified up to four times during the hiring process:

    • Upon receipt of your application
    • Upon minimum qualifications determination
    • After candidates have been referred to the hiring official
    • Once a selection has been made
  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent.
    Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

To receive consideration, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified below by 08/05/2024

1.
Resume.
:
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity.
In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s).
Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying.
We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.


2.
Occupational questionnaire:
A completed job-specific occupational questionnaire should be submitted through your Application Manager account.


3.
Veterans' Preference:
If claiming veterans' preference, you must indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.


A.
For 5-point veterans' preference, you must provide:

a copy of your DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge which shows the type of discharge and dates of active duty (Member 4 copy preferred).


B.
If you are currently on active duty, to receive 5-point preference you must provide an official statement of service from your command/unit which states:

  • your branch of service;
  • period(s) of service;
  • campaign medals or expeditionary medals earned;
  • expected discharge type and date; and
  • date you will be separated or be on approved terminal leave

If you supply a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD 214 prior to your appointment with our agency.


C.
To receive 10-point veterans' preference, you must provide: -any documentation required by this form to support your claim.


If we cannot verify your 10-point preference status, you will receive 5-point preference if you meet the requirements.
You can obtain an SF-15 through this link: http://www.
opm.
gov/forms/standard-forms/.


To access to your DD 214 online, please visit: http://www.
archives.
gov/veterans/military-service-records/.


4.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles.

You must submit the following documents:
  • a copy of your agency notice;
  • a copy of your most recent performance rating; and
  • a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
5.
Education Documentation:
Transcripts.
(for Individual Occupational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for specialized experience): You MUST submit copies of your college transcripts for verification of the education requirements.
Unofficial copies are acceptable, however, if selected you will be required to furnish official transcripts.
It is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the above educational requirements.
Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration.


Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.
S.
colleges and universities.
Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree.
A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - US Department of Education.
Another listing of services that an perform this evaluation is available at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application.
Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.
https://myiee.
org/naces.
php
All jobs that have an education requirement but list transcripts as a requirement.


6.
Cover Letter.
This is optional.

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.


Help

This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a \\\"surplus\\\" or \\\"displaced\\\" employee.

  • The public

    U.
    S.
    Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
    S.

  • Veterans

Clarification from the agency

Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL) The public Veterans

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 03, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

107590 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707246601-af256cb1db0aa847133c39473a848267

LOCATION:

District of Columbia United States

CITY:

Washington

Job Origin:

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Duties

As an International Trade Analyst, you will be responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, and presentation of data related to international trade in products subject to import injury investigations, working collaboratively with teams of Economists, Industry Analysts, Auditors, and Attorneys and sharing technical knowledge regarding U.S. and foreign industry data and U.S. import data. You will coordinate the collection of information through questionnaires issued to U.S. producers, importers, and purchasers, and to foreign manufacturers and exporters; thoroughly analyze and carefully compile data from questionnaires and from secondary sources; and present the data in a manner that accurately, succinctly, and objectively summarizes the record compiled in the Commission's proceedings. The selected individual will interact frequently with company officials and legal counsel regarding questionnaire responses and other information obtained during the course of investigating complaints of injury to industries in the United States from import competition.

The ideal candidate is inquisitive and possesses the ability to obtain, analyze, and report on a broad range of trade and industry information from domestic and foreign market participants, from a variety of U.S. and foreign government sources, and from other published material. Such a candidate (1) demonstrates an ability and desire to design surveys and analyze primary data, along with secondary research, on a wide range of products and industries; (2) is skilled at resolving trade and industry data issues; (3) has excellent interpersonal skills; (4) is comfortable working in a team environment and communicating with high level industry and government officials; (4) excels in both written and oral communication; (5) possesses a firm grasp of microeconomic, macroeconomic, industrial organization concepts; (6) demonstrates practical knowledge of data and quantitative methods of analysis and advanced skills in the use of spreadsheets and analytical tools; and (7) has a knowledge of international trade remedy laws.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or national.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service

Qualifications

You must meet all the requirements below by the closing date of the announcement and they must be clearly identified in your application, resume, or supporting documents. This includes any general and specialized experience, education, and/or selective placement factors mentioned. These are used to determine if you possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities to successfully perform in this position.

Basic Requirement:

  • A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;

    or

  • At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, purchasing, economics, political economy, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.


AND

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify at the GS-09 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 obtained in the federal or private sector which demonstrates all of the following: assisting in conducting studies pertaining to trade to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to problems in trade and industry; applying fact-finding and investigative techniques to gather trade data from various sources; and using qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to present data and findings.

OR


GS-9 level, you may qualify upon competition of the following:
  • master's or equivalent graduate degree
or
  • 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

or

  • LL.B. or J.D., if related
To qualify at the GS-11 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 obtained in the federal or private sector which demonstrates all of the following: conducting studies containing trade, economic, financial, and marketing data; applying fact-finding and investigative techniques to gather trade data from various sources; using qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to present data and findings; and preparing and delivering briefings to managers on study findings and recommendations; collaborating as a member of a team on a research project.

OR

At the GS-11 level, you may qualify upon competition of the following:

  • 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.


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through national service programs (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.

Education

GS-9: To substitute education for specialized experience, you must possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree or
2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related; or you may combine specialized experience and graduate level education which totals at least 100 percent. (school transcript required by closing date)

GS-11: To substitute education for specialized experience, you must possess a 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.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

This is an open continuous vacancy announcement that will be used to fill vacancies as they occur.

  • To receive consideration for vacancies, applicants must submit a complete application prior to the established cut-off date(s).
  • The initial cut-off date will take place on March 4th, 2024 to begin the initial applicant consideration. Applications received after the initial cut-off date will be considered upon receipt of the next cut-off date.
  • The established cutoff dates are as follows:
    • April 4th, 2024
    • May 4th, 2024
    • June 4th, 2024
    • July 5th, 2024
    • August 5th, 2024
Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees: The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Programs are available to federal employees that qualify. Those eligible for these programs are granted special priority selection rights. To be considered, you must be deemed well-qualified by receiving a score of 85 or higher. If you are a federal employee claiming CTAP/ICTAP, you must provide the documents listed under the Required Documents section to verify your eligibility. Also, you must indicate in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For additional information regarding CTAP/ICTAP, please visit: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service or are exempt under Selective Service regulations. For additional information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit http://www.sss.gov/.

Severely disabled persons program information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/hiring/

Cover page to fax paper application - OPM Form 1203fx: http://federalgovernmentjobs.us/forms/opm1203fx.pdf

Assessment Question: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12290093

Vacancy ID number: DE-24-026-JM

Reasonable accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact listed on the vacancy announcement. The decision to grant a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis. Verification of information: Any information claimed on your resume and in application materials, such as education, credentials, employment history, etc., will be verified as part of the security clearance process.

  • Benefits

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    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 Evaluated

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

The self-assessment questions are related to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies (KSA's). You do not have to respond to the KSA's.

  • Reasoning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Writing

We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications and/or education on the information provided and evaluate your relevant education and/or work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) mentioned above. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best: Placement in this category indicates you have the type and quality of experience and/or education that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s).

Better: Placement in this category indicates you have the type and quality of experience and/or education that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position.

Good: Placement in this category, it indicates you meet the minimum qualifications and/or education of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. You may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

Names of the candidates in the Best category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Your experience is also evaluated using an assessment questionnaire, which is available at the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12290093

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. 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.

    Review our 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.

  • Required Documents

    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.

    To receive consideration, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified below by 08/05/2024

    1. Resume.: Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.

    2. Occupational questionnaire: A completed job-specific occupational questionnaire should be submitted through your Application Manager account.

    3. Veterans' Preference: If claiming veterans' preference, you must indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.

    A. For 5-point veterans' preference, you must provide:

    a copy of your DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge which shows the type of discharge and dates of active duty (Member 4 copy preferred).

    B. If you are currently on active duty, to receive 5-point preference you must provide an official statement of service from your command/unit which states:

    • your branch of service;
    • period(s) of service;
    • campaign medals or expeditionary medals earned;
    • expected discharge type and date; and
    • date you will be separated or be on approved terminal leave

    If you supply a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD 214 prior to your appointment with our agency.

    C. To receive 10-point veterans' preference, you must provide: -any documentation required by this form to support your claim.

    If we cannot verify your 10-point preference status, you will receive 5-point preference if you meet the requirements. You can obtain an SF-15 through this link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/standard-forms/.

    To access to your DD 214 online, please visit: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/.

    4. Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles.
    You must submit the following documents:
    • a copy of your agency notice;
    • a copy of your most recent performance rating; and
    • a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
    5. Education Documentation: Transcripts. (for Individual Occupational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for specialized experience): You MUST submit copies of your college transcripts for verification of the education requirements. Unofficial copies are acceptable, however, if selected you will be required to furnish official transcripts. It is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the above educational requirements. Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - US Department of Education. Another listing of services that an perform this evaluation is available at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration. https://myiee.org/naces.php
    All jobs that have an education requirement but list transcripts as a requirement.

    6. Cover Letter. This is optional.

    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.

  • How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 08/05/2024 to receive consideration.

    1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

    2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.

    3. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    4. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    The Vacancy ID is 12290093

    Agency contact information

    Jodelle Miller

    Email

    jodelle.miller@usitc.gov

    Address

    Office of Investigations
    500 E St SW
    Washington, DC 20436
    US

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made, you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.

    To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.

    You will be notified up to four times during the hiring process:

    • Upon receipt of your application
    • Upon minimum qualifications determination
    • After candidates have been referred to the hiring official
    • Once a selection has been made
  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

To receive consideration, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified below by 08/05/2024

1. Resume.: Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience(s) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. In order to fully evaluate your application and receive proper credit, your resume should include: (1) paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month and year for qualifying purposes to receive credit), number of hours worked per week, and salary (2) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to this position; (3) specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work; and (4) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume should contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.

2. Occupational questionnaire: A completed job-specific occupational questionnaire should be submitted through your Application Manager account.

3. Veterans' Preference: If claiming veterans' preference, you must indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.

A. For 5-point veterans' preference, you must provide:

a copy of your DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge which shows the type of discharge and dates of active duty (Member 4 copy preferred).

B. If you are currently on active duty, to receive 5-point preference you must provide an official statement of service from your command/unit which states:

  • your branch of service;
  • period(s) of service;
  • campaign medals or expeditionary medals earned;
  • expected discharge type and date; and
  • date you will be separated or be on approved terminal leave

If you supply a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD 214 prior to your appointment with our agency.

C. To receive 10-point veterans' preference, you must provide: -any documentation required by this form to support your claim.

If we cannot verify your 10-point preference status, you will receive 5-point preference if you meet the requirements. You can obtain an SF-15 through this link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/standard-forms/.

To access to your DD 214 online, please visit: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/.

4. Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles.
You must submit the following documents:
  • a copy of your agency notice;
  • a copy of your most recent performance rating; and
  • a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level, and duty location.
5. Education Documentation: Transcripts. (for Individual Occupational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for specialized experience): You MUST submit copies of your college transcripts for verification of the education requirements. Unofficial copies are acceptable, however, if selected you will be required to furnish official transcripts. It is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the above educational requirements. Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - US Department of Education. Another listing of services that an perform this evaluation is available at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration. https://myiee.org/naces.php
All jobs that have an education requirement but list transcripts as a requirement.

6. Cover Letter. This is optional.

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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This job is open to

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a \\\"surplus\\\" or \\\"displaced\\\" employee.

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

  • Veterans

Clarification from the agency

Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL) The public Veterans

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