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August 31, 2005

Contact: Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
E-mail: otti@trade.gov
Web: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov
Phone: (202) 482-0140, Fax: (202) 482-2887

Vacancy Announcement Policy Analyst

The Office of Travel and Tourism Industries is delighted to announce a vacancy in the office for Policy Analyst. This announcement number is: ITA-DASS-2005-0004. The opening date is 8/30/05 and all applications must be received by 9/13/05. The position is located in Washington, DC. The position is a GS-1101P-9/11/12, the salary for which ranges from $43,365 - $81,747 depending on grade and experience.

To see the job description and learn how to apply, please visit the ITA Human Resources Web site. The address is: http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobID=33621501&jbf574=CM55&brd=3876&AVSDM=2005%2D08%2D30+00%3A01%3A00&vw=d&Logo=0&FedPub=N&caller=%2Fa9ita%2Easp&FedEmp=Y&SUBMIT1.x=75&SUBMIT1.y=11&ss=0&TabNum=1&rc=5

This link takes you directly to the Policy Analyst posting, and from there you can follow the directions on the site to learn more about the job, as well as to complete the on-line application process.

Please review the announcement closely. A brief description of the duties is provided, along with the basic requirements for the position. Pay very close attention to the items requested in the "Apply Online" section. A complete application consists of an ACES resume (created during the registration process) and responses to the online job questions submitted via this website. Applicants must submit all documents as required by this announcement.

JOB SUMMARY:

Interested in assisting U.S. businesses compete globally? The International Trade Administration is instrumental in assisting businesses compete in the global economy. Help create opportunities for U.S. workers & firms, by promoting trade, opening foreign markets to ensure compliance with trade laws & agreements. Join our team to promote U.S. commercial interests & competitiveness of American industry at home & abroad.

The full promotion potential for this position is GS-12. This position is located with the DAS for Services, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, within Industry & Analysis. The incumbent will serve as a primary liaison with the Tourism Policy Council and global travel and tourism organizations, and will be responsible for other development of policy recommendations and implementation, as well as coordinating between OTTI and other organizations relating to the furthering the U.S. tourism development and exports.

MAJOR DUTIES:

The incumbent will assist in the development of policy recommendations and implementation, coordinating with other federal offices/agencies on policy integration. Additionally, the incumbent will work with the Director on the scope of the national tourism policy, facilitate in intergovernmental working group environments and serve as a point person for MOUs and international agreements. The incumbent will serve as the Secretariat for the Tourism Policy Council and other interagency working group(s).

The incumbent will coordinate international intergovernmental organization membership needs for OTTI, maintaining contact with OECD and APEC, WTO, etc., organizing and reviewing communications and work materials, and apprising the Director of policy considerations and actions requested by the organizations. The incumbent will coordinate between the Director and the Department on missions and other special projects that will further U.S. tourism development and exports. This will include preparation of talking points for management meetings and speeches, administering Market Development Cooperator Program grants, as requested, coordinating with the Office of Services' Technical Assistance Committee and the President's Export Council tourism subcommittee.

To learn more about the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, please see the OTTI web site at: http://www.tinet.ita.doc.gov

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Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1003
Washington, D.C. 20230

E-mail: otti@trade.gov
Phone: (202) 482-0140, Fax: (202) 482-2887

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