Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in the United States Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices (DO), Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Office of Sanctions Support and Operations (OSSO), List Management and Special Projects Division (LMSPD). OSSO's mission is to support, empower, and enable OFAC's various divisions to accomplish their goals. <br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a <strong>Sanctions List Coordinator,</strong> you will:<br /><br />The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. 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.<br /><br />-Play a key role in the implementation of the Treasury Department's targeted sanctions investigations programs, and provide support and advice to OFAC personnel on the content and structure of sanctions listings related to terrorist organizations, narcotics trafficking organizations, proliferators of weapons of mass destruction, and embargoed countries/regions and their international trading and financial networks.<br /> – Ensure that sanctions investigative guidance and materials (including OFAC's various sanctions lists) are available on OFAC's website and are kept up to date.<br /> – Work in coordination with the Team Lead and other OFAC staff and assists with the investigation, development, and publication of the targeted economic sanctions lists (including the List of Specially Designated Nationals). He or she will also maintain and publicize the various sanctions lists as well as the policies and regulations these lists are based upon.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 12 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."</li> <li>Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.</li> <li>Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals</li> </ul> <br /><br />This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement <strong>19-DO-393</strong>. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.<br /><br />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.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience for the GS-12:</strong> You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as experience in<strong> ALL</strong> of the following:<br /><br />- Engaging in the implementation of OFAC sanctions programs or anti-money laundering programs, specifically as this work pertains to automated screening for illicit transactions. An example of this type of work could be but is not limited to screening for illicit transactions or assisting in the development of policies that ensure that financial transactions do not flow to geographic regions that are sanctioned; <strong>AND</strong><br /> – Assisting in the preparation of project management plans for the development of information storage systems or associated business processes. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to managing the development of a relational database system that can output data in multiple, structured formats;<strong> AND</strong><br /> – Developing presentation materials for consumption by a significant audience such as the public at large and/or senior policymakers. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to working with database administrators, data scientists, and/or data owners to create a consumable, data-driven end-product.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience for the GS-11: </strong>You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position includes <strong>ALL</strong> of the following:<br /><br />- Maintaining an understanding of the implementation of OFAC sanctions programs or anti-money laundering programs. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to working for a financial institution as a specialist in sanctions compliance or anti-money laundering; <strong>AND</strong><br /> – Assisting with the implementation of project management plans for the development of information storage systems or associated business processes. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to working within a relational database system that can output data in multiple, structured formats;<strong> AND</strong><br /> – Understanding the basic principles of data quality control and maintain excellent attention to detail in order to conduct reviews of structured data. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to working for a financial institution to manage the integration of watch list data into internal information systems.<br /><br /><strong>OR</strong><br /><br />Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field related to the position; <strong>OR</strong><br /> 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; <strong>OR</strong><br /> LL.M., if related to the position; <strong>OR</strong><br /> You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience for the GS-9: </strong>You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position includes <strong>ALL</strong> of the following:<br /><br />- Providing input into the implementation of project plans. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to working with a relational database system that can output data in multiple, structured formats; <strong>AND</strong><br /> – Understanding the basic principles of data quality control in order to conduct reviews of targeted economic sanctions data. An example of this type of work could be, but is not limited to using transaction screening software in a professional environment.<br /><br /><strong>OR</strong><br /><br />Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field related to the position; <strong>OR</strong><br /> 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; <strong>OR</strong><br /> LL.B. or J.D., if related to the position.<strong> OR</strong><br /> You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. <br />- Relocation expenses <strong>will not be paid. </strong><br />- This is a <strong>non-bargaining</strong> unit position.<br />- A recruitment incentive may be offered.<br />- We offer opportunities for telework.<br />- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.<br /><br /><strong>CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT</strong>:<br />- A one year probationary period may be required.<br />- Must successfully complete a background investigation.<br />- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency<br />- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.<br />- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.<br />- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.<br />- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.<br />- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report of Employment and Financial Interests within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.<br /><br /><strong>Rating</strong>: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: <strong>Specialized Experience, Systems and Technology, Analytical and Communication Skills</strong>. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A, B, or C depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.<br /><br />Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category. <br /><br /><strong>Referral</strong>: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.<br /><br />If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.</strong> Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). <br /><br /><strong>All applicants</strong> <strong>are required to submit a resume</strong> either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips .<br /><br /><strong>VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION:</strong> If you are claiming veterans' preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.<br /><br /><strong>CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION:</strong> If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.<br /><br /><strong>EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:</strong> You are not required to submit transcripts for this initial phase of the application process. Candidates will be referred for consideration based on their self-certification. If you are selected for a position which has a positive education requirement (as described in the vacancy announcement) and/or you are qualifying solely on your education, you will be required to submit official transcripts verifying your qualifications prior to a job offer being issued.<br /><br />A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .<br /><br />If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency, if you are selected. Refer to the OPM instructions. <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />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.


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