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    The FMC is ranked in the top 10 Best Places to Work for Small Agencies!

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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