Supervisory International Trade Specialist

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Location
    Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    May 06

Position description

As a Supervisory International Trade Specialist, you will perform the following duties: 

  • Serve as the Trade Monitoring Branch Chief responsible for providing guidance and advice to the Trade and Commerce Division Chief, as well as the Director and Deputy Director of the Office of International Affairs, Trade, and Commerce (IATC) on matters related to trade monitoring policy and implementation, including Congressional and stakeholder engagement and representation in international fora.
  • Implement and administer the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries' trade monitoring programs that deter illegally harvested or misrepresented seafood from entering into U.S. commerce, in order to support sustainable fisheries and global food security.
  • Coordinate engagement with other U.S. agencies and the law enforcement community on trade monitoring programs to support the legitimate trade in seafood and to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing; seafood fraud; and other related concerns.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of the Seafood Import Monitoring Program, including rulemaking, audits, policy and program development, intra- and interagency cooperation, and supporting IT modernization.
  • Perform all necessary supervisory tasks and work closely with agency/program officials in the development of overall goals and objectives for assigned staff function(s), program(s), or program segment(s).



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
  • Qualifications requirements must be met by closing date of announcement.
  • Must submit Financial Disclosure Form, OGE 450.

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