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    An independent Federal agency, we provide the President and Congress with-high quality analysis and technical support on international trade, tariff, and competitiveness issues; hear and decide import injury cases and publish the United States' tariff schedule.  You will find a working environment throughout the Commission that is dedicated to the development of your technical skills, and a commitment to provide balance between your work and personal life.


    The position is located in the Office of Operations, Office of Industries, Natural Resources and Energy Division. The ideal candidate is inquisitive and possesses the ability to obtain and analyze a broad range of product-specific trade and industry information from U.S. and foreign firms, trade associations, industry regulators, and other sources. Such a candidate (1) demonstrates an ability and desire to conduct extensive primary and secondary research (including data collection) on a wide range of products, industries, markets, and trade issues; (2) is skilled at resolving trade and industry data issues; (3) has excellent interpersonal skills and 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, international trade and finance concepts; (6) demonstrates practical knowledge of quantitative methods of analysis; (7) has a knowledge of international trade laws; and (8) has proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

    This position is also being announced through merit promotion procedures under MPPA-16-066-JY.  You must apply to both announcements if you wish to be considered under delegated examining and merit promotion procedures.


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    Responsibilities

    The position requires expertise pertaining to industrial minerals and metals products (e.g. steel, aluminum, glass, and cement) and the industries that produce these products. The person selected will provide authoritative, professional advice to top-level Commission officials on matters of international trade in these products.  The selectee participates in investigations and studies of international trade, regulations, measures that impede trade, and trade agreements, which are used by the Commission to provide the necessary background and support to the President and Congress in the development of U.S. trade policy.  This position requires a high level of expertise concerning industrial minerals and metals industries, products, and related issues, including trade restrictions, marketing and distribution channels, global supply chains, competitive conditions, business strategies, and sources of domestic and foreign data.  The individual will develop and maintain contacts with industry officials and other government agencies.  The individual will apply this expertise in studies evaluating the global competitive position of U.S. industrial minerals and metals industries relative to foreign industries and import competition, to enable the Commission to advise the President and Congress on various trade issues, and provide information and assistance to the public and industry where necessary and appropriate.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435149400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.