Sanctions Regulations Advisor

Department Of The Treasury Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

The Sanctions Regulations Advisor serves under the direction of the Assistant Director, Regulatory Affairs (AD RA), in the Office of the Associate Director, Sanctions Policy and Implementation (AD SP&I); a component of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. 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.

As a Sanctions Regulations Advisor, you will:

  • Work closely with policy advisors and coordinate OFAC's activities in development of new regulatory programs and regulations to carry out new sanctions issued by the President or imposed by Congress or to reflect amendments in U.S. foreign policy with respect to existing sanctions programs.

  • Identify issues relating to regulatory control, such as policy, licensing, compliance, enforcement, and legal issues, and coordinates with policy advisors and other OFAC offices responsible for these issues to improve success of regulatory objectives and to resolve problems, including making appropriate recommendations for regulatory modifications.

  • Conduct frequent contacts with representatives of corporations, financial institutions, trade organizations and members of the public regarding regulatory implementation of OFAC sanctions.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14

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0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."

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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals

If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 20-DO-265-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

  • Experience with respect to U.S. economic sanctions programs. An example of this could include but is not limited to: ensuring a financial institutions or corporations compliance with economic sanctions; advising clients on sanctions compliance; assisting a team in developing sanctions policy or regulations; enforcing sanctions or advising on sanctions enforcement-related matters; reviewing license applications and issuing licenses for sanctioned transactions or drafting or advising on the submission of sanctions-related license requests; researching individuals or entities to assess their sanctions compliance; or advising financial institutions and the public regarding regulatory implementation of sanctions; AND
  • Experience with respect to legal or regulatory writing, including writing for a professional audience. An example of this could include but is not limited to: assisting a team in creating written analysis of regulations, statutes or case law; preparing policy papers; or drafting regulations; AND
  • Experience with effective oral communication of substantive and technical issues. An example of this could include but is not limited to: providing training or presentations explaining sanctions, regulations, or statutes.

Specialized experience for the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:

  • Experience with respect to U.S. economic sanctions. An example of this could include but is not limited to assisting a team in ensuring a financial institutions or corporations compliance with economic sanctions; providing advice to clients on sanctions compliance; researching individuals to assess their sanctions compliance; or advising financial institutions or the public regarding regulatory implementation of sanctions; AND
  • Experience with effective oral communication. An example of this could include but is not limited to: providing training on sanctions, regulations, or similar material.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.

For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.

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Sanctions Regulations Advisor

Department Of The Treasury