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    Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

    For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

    The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1990-HQ-RM-M-R1. APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

    This position is located with the Assistant Commandant for Marine Policy; Commercial Regulations for Marine Safety, Security and Stewardship Directorate; Office of Standards Evaluation and Development in Washington, DC.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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    Responsibilities

    You will serve as an economist with responsibility for economic analysis and consultant services essential to the development of policy, standards, and regulations pertaining to marine vessel, navigational, port, safety and marine environmental protection issues. Your responsibilities will include creating recommendations for policy through economic assessments of impacts, costs, cost savings and benefits of alternative proposals for regulatory and standards initiatives; and economic quantification of risks and risk avoidance associated with prospective marine safety and environmental protection initiatives. Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:

    • Advising and counseling Coast Guard executive and program managers on the most economically effective standards, regulations and Coast Guard resource uses from among a wide and highly complex range of alternatives.
    • Making authoritative policy recommendations based on the application of sound economic theories to assist in the formation of necessary changes and adjustments to major and complex programs with national and international economic implications.
    • Manage and direct technical performance of contracted parties conducting studies to assess the economic impacts of proposed actions and provide economic policy recommendations. May serve as Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) or Technical Project Manager (TPM).
    • Serving as an expert economic policy consultant, responsible for representing the Coast Guard at public proceedings, including advisory committee meetings, industry meetings, and public meetings and hearings.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

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    This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures.


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