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    This position is located in the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), Office of Trade and Labor Affairs (OTLA), Division of Technical Assistance and Cooperation (TAC). TAC funds and oversees technical assistance projects that build the capacity of governments, workers, and employers to improve respect for worker rights.

    - This position is inside the Bargaining Unit. 

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    Major duties for this position include but are not limited to, the following:

    • Develops and maintains an understanding of various labor, employment, and livelihoods initiatives, programs, and interventions (e.g., labor inspections, labor-management relations, social insurance schemes, labor administration, job skills training, train-the-trainer pedagogies) designed to advance workers' rights, working conditions, and livelihoods.
    • Systematically evaluates the performance of DOL/ILAB/OTLA technical assistance, engagement, remediation, negotiating, and other strategies, and plans and uses evaluation findings and recommendations to make appropriate adjustments to plans to ensure achievement of the office’s intended objectives.
    • Develops and evaluates analyses of office issues and initiatives through study and monitoring of relevant legislations, bills, and proposed legislation regarding existing policy and standards, pertinent International Labor Organization (ILO) and other international organizations' standards and decisions, overseas developments, reports, cables, and other relevant documents, books, articles, as well as discussions with foreign and U.S. officials, academic experts, trade union leaders, human rights and other non-governmental representatives, and business officials.
    • Prepares a variety of written communication products, including but not limited to reports, papers, written presentations, briefing books, memos, letters, proposals, background papers, and Congressionally-mandated reports for the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Undersecretary, and others as directed. Reviews, edits, provides comments on, and/or contributes materials for written documents prepared by others.
    • Reviews and provides comments on other stakeholders' written documents, policy positions, etc. to ensure that DOL/ILAB/OTLA equities are well represented.
    • Prepares a variety of oral communication products, including but not limited to talking points, oral presentations, oral briefings, and speeches for the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Undersecretary, and others as directed. Reviews, edits, provides comments on, and/or contributes materials for oral presentations prepared by others.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 2-3 times per year.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

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    0131 International Relations

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