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    Summary

    This position is located in the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance. The Treaty Compliance Division performs or supports the following policy and technical activities: represents the Department in the interagency process to implement the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), the Additional Protocol to the U.S. – IAEA Nuclear Safeguards Agreement (AP), and the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), including: review/analyze industry submissions (e.g., declarations, reports, chemical determination requests); review/analyze interagency and intergovernmental proposed measures to implement or strengthen the CWC, AP or BWC and; management of inspections of U.S. industry by international inspectors, per the relevant treaty.

    The initial and primary selection(s) of candidates referred to management will be used to fill vacancies in BIS, Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance.

    Thereafter, managers within the various business units of BIS may consider and utilize the certificate with the remaining referred candidates to fill vacancies within their business units. The business units are in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Supervisory Chemical Engineer (GS-0893-15, full performance level to GS-15) positions.

    THIS POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED CONCURRENTLY UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES (MAP). IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERATION UNDER MAP PROCEDURES, YOU MUST APPLY UNDER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. BIS-OASEA-2018-0011.

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    Responsibilities

    • The incumbent will supervise the staff, manage Host Team functions during CWC inspections, Advance Team preparations, Site Assistance Visits, and AP Complementary Access. Prepares performance plans, mid-year reviews, and year end appraisals. The incumbent will also represent the Bureau in industry, interagency, and international fora and oversees policy analysis on treaty issues.
    • Provides direct supervision of assigned employees including assigning daily work activities; hears and resolves group grievances and employee complaints, and reviews and approves disciplinary actions (e.g., suspensions and removals).
    • Serves as a Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) professional chemical engineer on chemical production matters.
    • Represents and negotiates for the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) or the Department at agency, national, international, and private sector industry fora.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position requires domestic and international travel up to 25%.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified United States citizens.

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  • Job family (Series)

    0893 Chemical Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493183000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.