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The Bureau of Trade Analysis (BTA) provides a unique opportunity to work on anti-trust, logistics, and transportation issues. The BTA supports the agency in antitrust economics and competition policy and analyzes and monitors agreements for any anti-competitive effects. The incumbent will perform a range of technical and specialized program functions directly associated with oversight of the liner shipping industry.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
- Develop guidelines to be used by other Bureau analysts in analyzing agreements under the Shipping Act of 1984
- Apply economic and data science techniques in reviewing proposed or existing agreements between or among carriers and marine terminal operators to determine the competitive impact on the market
- Prepare expert economic testimony for and participate in formal hearings before the Commission and the U.S. District Court
- Monitor activities in assigned trade areas to detect carrier participation in prohibited acts
- Attend meetings with industry representatives to discuss the impact of agreements, methods, and practices of carriers subject to the Shipping Act
- Lead projects, planning the approach and coordinating the activities of team members
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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