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    NOTE: THIS IS A TERM POSITION NOT-TO-EXCEED 2 YEARS, WHICH MAY BE EXTENDED TO A MAXIMUM OF 4 YEARS BASED ON MANAGEMENT NEEDS.

    Definition of a 'TERM APPOINTMENT' may be found at:http://https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Temporary_%26_Term

    **Notice: More than one selection may be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.

    Promotion to the next highest grade level is neither guaranteed nor implied.

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    Responsibilities

    Attention: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, the job announcement will close at 11:59pm Eastern Time on either (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date the 100 applications were received, all applications submitted by 11:59 that day will be given consideration.

    As a Trade Policy Research Assistantat the GS-0301-5/7/9some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Incumbent assists higher level staff in the research, review, analysis, abstracting, and development of a variety of trade information, including: economic and trade data.
    • Assists higher-level staff in extracting and summarizing or abstracting pertinent trade and investment data, legislation, and analysis of policies and practices of countries. Prepares reports and briefing materials and using a variety of software, prepares presentations, charts, graphs, tables, etc. to be used by the AUSTR and/or senior staff members within and outside the office for the development of policy and implementation and enforcement of trade agreements.
    • Analyzes problems, issues, or program requirements relevant to the assigned area of trade. Determines pertinent issues and collects relevant information and country specific data from a variety of sources. Reviews information and applies standard analytical techniques to develop recommendations and proposals.
    • Assists staff by providing administrative support duties including receiving telephone calls and visitors, maintaining supervisor's calendar, arranging meetings, and making travel arrangements.


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504269200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.