Job Title
International Economist

Agency
U.S. International Trade Commission
Office of the Commissioners

Location
Washington, DC

Salary
GS 13 - 15
$99,172 to $166,500 per year

Service
Excepted

Appointment Type
Permanent – Excepted Service Permanent


Summary
This position is located in the Office of Commissioner Rhonda K. Schmidtlein.


Responsibilities

The ideal candidate possesses advanced studies in International Economics, has knowledge or experience related to import injury trade remedy investigations, has a genuine interest in learning about new industries, is comfortable in an environment with multidisciplinary team members, and enjoys exploring a variety of business and trade subject matters in the conduct of their work.


The candidate would possess superior writing, communication, and organizational skills, and the ability to handle large volumes of information with careful attention to accuracy and detail, and with minimal supervision. Knowledge of relevant trade statutes and economic concepts commonly applied on agency investigations is required.



As an International Economist to the Commissioner, you will primarily:

• Provide economic support, advice, and analysis in investigations under Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, concerning antidumping and countervailing duty investigations; provide economic support, advice, and analysis related to investigations requested by the Congress and the President under section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930 as well as administrative and procedural matters relating to Title VII; and other economic studies and analysis as assigned.
• Assess often complex factual records and legal arguments, advise and assist the Commissioner in preparation for hearings and votes in Title VII investigations and other trade-related investigations, prepare memoranda and draft questions, prepare and review draft opinions, review and edit draft economic studies and reports and reply to oral and written inquiries from the Commissioner.
• Assist in the Commissioner's Office's role of facilitating and coordinating the work of the Commission.


Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

 

Security clearance
Confidential


Qualifications
The ideal candidate possesses advanced studies in International Economics.


Additional information

NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED USING THE SCHEDULE C HIRING AUTHORITY. AGENCIES MAY SEPARATE SCHEDULE C APPOINTEES AT ANY TIME IF THE CONFIDENTIAL OR POLICY-DETERMINING RELATIONSHIP ENDS BETWEEN THE INCUMBENT AND THEIR SUPERVISOR.



SCHEDULE C APPOINTEES ARE NOT COVERED BY STATUTORY REMOVAL PROCEDURES AND GENERALLY HAVE NO RIGHTS TO APPEAL REMOVAL ACTIONS TO THE MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD.



THIS IS A TIME-LIMITED APPOINTMENT.



Excepted Service Appointments: This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer rights to permanent Civil Service status.

Required Documents

1. Resume: Your resume or any other written format you choose should contain the required information as specified. Insufficient information will result in an ineligible rating.

2.

Transcripts: If selected you will be required to submit a copy of your college transcripts.

3. 

Cover Letter: This is optional.

To Apply: 

Those who are interested should apply through the USAJobs website at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534173000.

 

 


Job Title
Attorney Advisor

Agency
U.S. International Trade Commission
Office of the Commissioners

Location
Washington, DC

Salary
GS 13 - 15
$99,172 to $166,500 per year

Service
Excepted

Appointment Type
Permanent – Excepted Service Permanent


Summary
This position is located in the Office of Commissioner Rhonda K. Schmidtlein.


Responsibilities
The ideal candidate for this position would possess experience in substantive areas of international trade and a record of superior achievement in legal education.

The candidate would possess superior writing, communication, and organizational skills, and the ability to handle large volumes of information with attention to detail and accuracy, and with minimal supervision. Knowledge of relevant trade statutes and economic concepts commonly applied on agency investigations is required.

As an Attorney Advisor to the Commissioner, you will primarily:
• Provide legal support, advice, and analysis in investigations under Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, concerning antidumping and countervailing duty investigations; provide support, advice, and analysis related to investigations requested by the Congress and the President under section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930 as well as administrative and procedural matters relating to Title VII; and other economic studies and analysis as assigned.
• Assess often complex factual records and legal arguments, advise and assist the Commissioner in preparation for hearings and votes in Title VII investigations and other trade-related investigations, prepare memoranda and draft questions, prepare and review draft opinions, review and edit draft economic studies and reports and reply to oral and written inquiries from the Commissioner.
• Assist in the Commissioner's Office's role of facilitating and coordinating the work of the Commission.


Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

 

Security clearance
Confidential


Qualifications
Any offer is contingent on receipt of a letter or certificate of good standing for each bar of which the applicant is an active member dated within 30 days of any offer.


Additional information

NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED USING THE SCHEDULE C HIRING AUTHORITY. AGENCIES MAY SEPARATE SCHEDULE C APPOINTEES AT ANY TIME IF THE CONFIDENTIAL OR POLICY-DETERMINING RELATIONSHIP ENDS BETWEEN THE INCUMBENT AND THEIR SUPERVISOR.

SCHEDULE C APPOINTEES ARE NOT COVERED BY STATUTORY REMOVAL PROCEDURES AND GENERALLY HAVE NO RIGHTS TO APPEAL REMOVAL ACTIONS TO THE MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD.

THIS IS A TIME-LIMITED APPOINTMENT.

Excepted Service Appointments: This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer rights to permanent Civil Service status.

Required Documents

1. Resume: Your resume or any other written format you choose should contain the required information as specified in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. Insufficient information will result in an ineligible rating.

2. Proof of Bar Membership: Documentation must show that you are a member of the Bar of a state, territory or commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. If you are made an offer, you must submit a Certificate of Good Standing dated within 30 days of the offer.

3. Transcripts: If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed under the Qualifications and Evaluations section, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript(s) with your application. If selected, an official/sealed college transcript(s) will be required to verify education prior to employment.

4. Cover Letter: This is optional.


Those who are interested should apply through the USAJobs website at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534125900.