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Treaty Compliance Specialist

Expired Job

Bureau Of Industry And Security Washington , DC 20001

Posted 4 months ago

Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Treaty Compliance Division, Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance, Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce.
The incumbent is responsible for planning and executing complex business/industry programs and functions essential to accomplishment of the employing unit's mission.

Responsibilities

The individual selected for this position will:
Implement some or all of the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR), 15 CFR Parts 711-718 or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) 15 CFR Parts 730-774 or Additional Protocol Regulations (APR) CFR Parts 781-799 or other trade related regulations, which include review and analysis of, and requests for, information to determine compliance with the reporting, declaration and notification requirements
Prepare and deliver effective briefings to managers and clients and to produce clear and concise interpretive reports.
Represent the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).
Analyze U.S. implementation of international treaties prohibiting weapons of mass destruction with domestic requirements on the private sector (e.g., Chemical Weapons Convention or Additional Protocol), or the Export Administration Regulations.
Customer service is provided in collaboration, consultation, and partnership with customers, other agencies, and stakeholders.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Occasional travel may be required up to 10 days a year

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14

Job family (Series)

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Registered for Selective Service if applicable
Suitable for Federal employment.
Investigations and clearances must be completed prior to appointment.
You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires a Secret security clearance. Any required investigations and clearances must be completed before the selectee can be placed in the position.

Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement. Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Financial Disclosure: This position requires that you submit financial disclosure (Form OGE 450), prior to appointment.
Urinalysis Screening: This position may require that you submit to a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use, prior to appointment.

Qualifications

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify at the GS-11
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government. For this position, specialized experience is experience in all of the following:
Implementing and interpreting local, state, or federal regulatory guidance.
Assisting with analytical oversight for issues pertaining to business and industry operations.
Assisting with reviewing and analyzing declarations, reports, or licenses pertaining to local, state or federal requirements or trade related items.
Interacting with customers to provide guidance and assistance to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • OR-
    Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related.

  • OR-
    A combination of education and experience.
    To qualify at the GS-12
    Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government. For this position, specialized experience is experience in all of the following:
    Implementing and interpreting local, state, or federal regulatory guidance.
    Assisting with analytical oversight for issues pertaining to business and industry operations.
    Assisting with reviewing and analyzing declarations, reports, or licenses pertaining to local, state or federal requirements or trade related items.
    Interacting with customers to provide guidance and assistance to comply with regulatory requirements.
    Conducting compliance reviews pertaining to trade related issues.
    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at .

Education

Additional information

The incumbent is responsible for planning and executing complex business/industry programs and functions essential to accomplishment of the employing unit's mission.
This position is also being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion (MAP) vacancy number: BIS-ONTC-2018-0008. Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Treaty Compliance Specialist GS-1101-11/12 with a full promotion potential to a GS-14 positions within BIS in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and experience.
The following links provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities:

VRA & VEOA -
30% or more disabled veteran


Persons with disabilities


CTAP - .
ICTAP -
The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/ No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are gold, silver, and bronze. Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the gold category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
Knowledge of the Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) or Additional Protocol Regulations (APR) or other trade related regulations, or other local, state, or federal regulations.
Skill in composing clear and concise documents in a variety of formats.
Skill in communicating the exchange of information within and outside of an organization.
Skill in protecting confidential, secure and sensitive business information and while serving as a representative for an organization or industry.
Ability to review and analyze chemical or nuclear items or export/import declaration and reports
Skill in research, and interpreting data to support mission activities.
Skill in collecting, compiling, an analyzing technical and trade regulatory information and facts for senior staff members to present in courses and high level international government committee meetings.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services, including needs assessment and meeting quality standards for support.
Knowledge of various software products used to digitally create, store, manipulate, and relay information needed for accomplishing tasks.
Skill in analyzing and communicating sound recommendations on highly complex and sensitive business/industry issues/policies.
Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify and reach alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to customer needs.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Yes

Required Documents

Required Documents: A complete application consists of the following:
Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
Veterans' Preference documentation. Please indicate on your resume the type of veterans' preference you are claiming and provide the appropriate supporting documentation (DD-214 stating disposition of discharge or character of service, VA letter, Standard Form 15 revised October 2013, etc.) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to:
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation, if applicable, (see other information.
Education. If this position requires proof of higher education, or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to for more information
Special Instructions for Foreign Education:Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website -. You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.
CTAP and ICTAP candidates:
CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: .
CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
A copy of your SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action , noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating.
Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.
ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
A copy of your SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action , documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.
A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating.
Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.
You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient. FAILURE TO SUBMIT (VIA FAX OR ATTACHMENT) THE APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS MAY EXCLUDE YOU FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.


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Treaty Compliance Specialist

Expired Job

Bureau Of Industry And Security