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    This position is located in the Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods and Materials, International Trade Administration (ITA). The incumbent will have a foundational knowledge of international trade policy, economics, and/or statistical analysis with a desire to learn about OTEXA areas of specialization.

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    The incumbent will serve as the International Economist for the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods, and Materials (TCGM) within the ITA. Responsibilities will include:

    • Research and economic analysis of trade and current trends and future conditions in the domestic fiber, textile, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industries and markets;
    • Serve as back-up for the senior industry economist on the monthly publication of trade data;
    • Update data bases for economic models;
    • Design tables and charts to illustrate analysis; 
    • Applies statistical analysis to data; and
    • Prepares preliminary reports.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other International Economist, GS-0110-09/11/12 with full promotion potential to GS-13, positions within ITA in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and experience.

    This JOA is also being advertised concurrently under Merit Assignment Procedures (MAP). If you would like to be considered under MAP, applicants will need to apply to that vacancy separately. The JOA number is: ITA-I&A-2019-0007.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 5% travel for position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528456000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.