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    The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is seeking candidates for a policy analyst position in OIRA's Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Branch. OIRA is responsible for regulatory, information and statistical policy within OMB and the Federal government generally. The NRE branch is responsible for the review of draft federal regulations and information collection requests from Departments of Interior and Energy and others.

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    As a POLICY ANALYST, GS-0301-9/11/12/13, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:

    Policy analysts within the NRE Branch are the core source of expertise on matters pertaining to the regulatory and information policies of Federal departments and agencies with environmental, energy, and natural resource missions. Policy analysts are responsible for:

    • Conducting analyses of regulations and/or regulatory policy to identify significant economic, scientific, and legal issues, with emphasis on regulatory costs and benefits, and alternative regulatory approaches.
    • Reviewing Information Collection Requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act to ensure that agency collections of information meet all of the requirements of the Act.
    • Developing recommendations for higher-level decision makers.
    • Drafting and presenting succinct written products to describe and summarize analyses and recommendations.
    • Reviewing and interpreting pertinent subject-related directives, proposed legislation, and policy documents, to identify expected impacts and conducting analysis and studies of their implications and alternatives.
    • Providing critical feedback and recommendations to OIRA and OMB leadership regarding policy positions on national-level regulatory and information collection strategic directives and policy statements.
    These duties require the use of economic, scientific, statistical and other quantitative and analytical methods.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533627400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.