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    This position is located in the Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration,  International Operations office.  The incumbent represents the Secretary of Energy and DOE at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France to advance U.S. security and economic interests by leveraging United States Government (USG) and DOE capabilities, resources and programs to achieve U.S. energy-related goals in such areas as energy security and nuclear energy. 

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    As a Foreign Affairs Specialist, you will:

    • Serve as a Foreign Affairs Specialist and represent the Secretary of Energy, the Department of Energy (DOE) at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France, to advance U.S. security and economic interests by utilizing a mastery of United States Government (USG) and DOE energy and nonproliferation goals, objectives, agreements, and policies, as well as other DOE initiatives.
    • Support DOE energy and nonproliferation programs by providing continuing contact with the Government of France in order to remain abreast of current and prospective energy, energy security, nonproliferation, economic, and other energy-related issues, concerns and developments.
    • Identify opportunities for collaboration between DOE and French counterparts and resolve problems or issues from technical, policy, and procedural perspectives; conduct coverage, analysis, and advocacy in France.
    • Plan and conduct analyses of vital foreign affairs policies, programs, and projects that are of national and international interest, scope, and impact to both U.S. and French policy makers/officials as a basis for decisions regarding a broad range of foreign affairs issues.
    • Develop and implement foreign affairs initiatives with France, identifying opportunities for collaboration between DOE and the host country.
    • Explain and advocate DOE positions within the Embassy community and discuss and negotiate USG and DOE positions with senior French diplomatic and governmental officials by addressing energy and nonproliferation challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position requires travel outside of the duty station 25% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520162600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.