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    This position serves as a Foreign Affairs Officer located in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES), Office of Space and Advanced Technology (SAT). The mission of OES/SAT is to assist the Secretary of State through the Assistant Secretary for OES and the Under Secretary for Economic, Energy and Environmental Affairs by managing and promoting U.S. goals, policies and priorities with respect to international space and advanced technology activities.

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    • Interprets the significance of events or developments to U.S. foreign policy aims, assessing them against a broad, but in-depth knowledge of the assigned geographic area.
    • Evaluates program effectiveness as evidenced by improvement or deterioration in the political, economic, or social conditions within the assigned country.
    • Provides informational consultations and orientations to colleagues and management officials, and the interagency arena.
    • Advises on country or region-specific issues and problems; develops and proposes resolutions of policy and procedural issues and coordinates implementation of policy decisions.
    • Communicates policy interests in dealing with specific Foreign Assistance program proposals and other USG activities focused on or affecting assigned countries; advocates adjustments in program funding.
    • At the GS-12 level, the incumbent performs essentially the same duties as outlined above; however, the scope and complexity of assignments are of less responsibility and independence and receives closer supervision than the GS-13 level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some domestic and/or international travel may be required 15% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

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