Work Schedule is Part Time
Closes: Tuesday 8/2/2016
Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: GS-1199-07/07
An independent Federal agency, the Commission provides the President and Congress with high-quality analysis and technical support on international trade, tariff and competitiveness issues; hears and decides import injury cases; and publishes the United States' tariff schedule. You will find a working environment throughout the Commission that is dedicated to the development of your technical skills and a commitment to provide balance between your work and personal life.
This position is October 2016-July 2017, with the possibility of extension for an additional year. You may be eligible for conversion to a term or permanent position in the competitive service, after successful completion, provided you satisfy the program and work requirements, and funding is available. There is no implied expectation of conversion in this career opportunity.
The position is located in the Office of Operations, Office of Industries, Chemicals and Textiles Division or Advanced Technology and Machinery Division. As an International Trade Analyst (ITA) Trainee, you will perform a variety of duties designed to encourage professional growth and development, through a variety of experiences, including the collection, compilation, analysis, and presentation of data related to international trade in the products under investigation, and the U.S. industries affected by that trade.
You will perform short and medium term projects related to tasks assigned to higher-graded international trade analysts. Specifically, under the guidance of either a supervisory ITA or an ITA, the incumbent will assist in collecting, analyzing, and reconciling primary and secondary data relevant to miscellaneous tariff petitions (MTPs), the resolution of which will, in most instances, have a significant impact on international trade in the subject merchandise. You will conduct qualitative and quantitative industry and economic research and analysis utilizing a variety of sources(e.g., calling or emailing companies and other organizations in addition to internet searches) and tools (e.g., MS Excel). You will also assist in the analysis and presentation of data in such a way as to be of maximum use to the Commission. You may also participate in preparing interpretive reports (using MS Word and, as necessary, MS Excel). You may also conduct targeted research on international trade issues and topics, including summarizing findings through written products and perform other related duties as assigned.
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