Job Overview


About the Agency

The Office of Policy, Subsidies Enforcement Office, is looking for an energetic, innovative analyst who will enjoy working in a dynamic and mission-driven organization. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in countervailing duty (CVD) law and proceedings, as well as international subsidy rules and will apply forward-thinking leadership in promoting and implementing a vision that fosters organizational excellence. The ability to work well in a team environment with some technical supervision is required. The incumbent will assist in the development and implementation of strategies that anticipate customer needs, and the execution of vital change initiatives. 

This position in located in the Subsidies Enforcement Office, Office of Policy, Office of Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration (ITA).

ITA is the Federal agency responsible for promoting American exports and supporting international trade through various trade-related services, including business counseling, partnership development, and monitoring of and compliance with trade agreements. ITA also coordinates the Federal role in attracting international investment into the United States through the SelectUSA program. ITA is a global bureau of the Department of Commerce, composed of more than 2400 employees at offices throughout the United States and in more than 70 countries around the world.

A one-year probationary/trial period may be required. 

If you are found to be qualified and your name is forwarded to the hiring manager, you may be contacted for an interview and you should be prepared and available for an interview within 3-4 weeks from the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

This position is also being announced under merit promotion procedures as vacancy number ITA-IA-2014-0040.


This position is that of an Import Policy Analyst in the Subsidies Enforcement Office (SEO), reporting directly to the Director for Subsidies Enforcement. Duties will focus on U.S. countervailing duty (CVD) law and proceedings, as well as international subsidy rules. The incumbent provides support to more senior analysts in providing advice to the SEO Direct and other high-level officials on significant issues concerning CVD proceedings, World Trade Organization proceedings involving subsidies, international negotiations relating to subsidies disciplines, economic analysis, and import trends. The incumbent assumes a supporting role in the formulation, development, and implementation of the organization’s subsidies-related programs.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No