Supervisory International Economist, Office of International Affairs

U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 18

Position description

This position is a Deputy Director in one of the offices within a deputate in the Office of International Affairs. Would you like to use your expertise in international economics and finance to help the Department of the Treasury promote economic growth and sound financial policies which help create jobs at home and around the world? If you have an interest in working for an office that is responsible for advising and assisting senior Treasury officials in formulating and executing policies and programs related to international economic, development, financial, and monetary fields, possess strong written and oral communication skills, and enjoy working on complex and challenging issues, we invite you to consider joining the Department's International Affairs office international economics team.

Duties

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15. 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 Supervisory International Economist, you will:

  • Support the establishment and implementation of policies, strategies and initiatives related to economic and financial growth in various countries or regions of the world;
  • Serve as the Treasury Department's primary expert on policy initiatives in multilateral and bilateral discussions;
  • Plan and conduct economic research and studies to help formulate proposed Treasury Department and U.S. government policy priorities related to specific countries or regions of the world;
  • Provide briefings and staff support for Treasury's participation in such meetings based on appropriate policy, legal, and economic analyses.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 5%

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Key Requirements

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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Qualifications

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

Specialized experience: 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 the GS-14 includes:

  • Assisting with development of policy recommendations to senior officials regarding macroeconomic, financial market, international trade or development through international negotiations with U.S. interagency or international bodies.

Specialized experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for the GS-15 includes:

  • Planning and conducting economic research and analysis used by senior officials to help develop policies or strategies for economic development in various countries or regions of the world;
  • developing recommendations for senior officials regarding macroeconomic, financial market, international trade or development through international negotiations with U.S. interagency or international bodies.

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-15, you must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks.

 

Applicants for this position must meet the following BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

A. Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university that met all of that institution's requirements for a bachelor's or higher degree with a major in economics, that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.

OR

B. A combination of education and experience -courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
 

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.

Application instructions

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