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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Training Administration (ETA), Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) in different locations in the National Office or National Processing Centers. OFLC provides national leadership and policy guidance to carry out the responsibilities under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

    Positions are in the bargaining unit.

    Salary will be adjusted to reflect the location of selectee. 

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    Responsibilities

    The Immigration Program Analyst (IPA) shall be expected to conduct reviews and analysis of prevailing wage applications and foreign labor certification/condition applications (PERM, H-2A, H-2B, H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, D-1 and CW-1) to resolve complex and controversial issues related to adjudication of the applications in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, standard operating procedures, and directives from the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC).

    Prepares letters or other correspondences related to appropriate requests for information. Where applicable, reviews and evaluate responses to letters, notices of deficiency, appeals, responses to requests for information, issues proposed final determinations, and may prepare applications for administrative and judicial review if assigned. 

    Reviews documentation of availability of qualified American workers, adequacy of recruitment efforts, and working conditions for the purpose of establishing factual basis for decisions on applications.  Analyzes and interprets labor market information. Reviews prevailing wage requests for a variety of occupations, evaluates employer job duties in comparison with occupation definitions and job codes where qualifications are difficult to establish and conducts research into industry standards in order to assist in application determinations. Properly applies Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, state conducted or employer provided surveys in issuing wage determinations. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 10%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - This position is at the Full Performance level.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600428300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.