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    The position is located in the Office of Environmental Quality , Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES/ENV). OES/ENV, develops and coordinates U.S. international policy on environmental issues in the areas of air pollution, toxic chemicals and pesticides, mercury, hazardous wastes, and other pollutants.

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    • The incumbent serves as the principal action officer for implementing foreign policy and environmental programs, including cooperation in association with select Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) or other OES/EQT issues.
    • Identifies and analyzes foreign policy issues including relevant environmental, economic, political, and scientific factors in support of U.S. policy to address objectives related to, environmental quality, and pollution prevention.
    • Maintains expert knowledge of air pollution, waste, and marine debris-related environmental policy conventions, as well as USG policies and priorities for environmental quality and their relationship to the Department’s broader foreign policy goals.
    • Acts as a liaison with policy-level officials to ensure that the State Department’s views and interests are promoted with respect to current and /or emerging policy issues.
    • 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 than normal supervision.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

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