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    This position is located in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Office of Canadian Affairs (WHA/CAN). The Office of Canadian Affairs oversees and coordinates a broad and complex array of political, political-military, security, economic, environmental, social and cultural issues with Canada, our largest trading partner and one of only two countries with which the U.S. shares a land border.

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    • Serves as the Bureau’s chief action officer for transboundary water issues involving the United States and Canada.
    • Manages assigned programs, remaining current on legislative and policy developments affecting the administration of programs.
    • Serves as the State Department’s primary working-level contact with the International Joint Commission, a bi-national organization established by the governments of the United States and Canada under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909.
    • Reviews one or more of the various existing programs or particular aspects of them (e.g., transboundary water negotiations, economic and eco-system development, transboundary mining effects, and water quality/pollution).
    • Develops reports of findings and recommendations for decision makers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional domestic and overseas travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

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