Policy Analyst


The following job advertisement was posted to USAJOBS today for a Policy Analyst ZA-0301-03/04. 

This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), Office of Assistant Administration (AA) in Silver Spring, MD.

This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band.

The ZA-03 is equivalent to the GS-11/12. 

The ZA-04 is equivalent to the GS-13/14. 

The full performance for this position is ZA-04.

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This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-AA-2018-0004, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

* A one year probationary period may be required.

* Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

* This position is not in the bargaining unit.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Policy Analyst ZA-0301-03/04positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications and specialized experience as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

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The individual selected for ZA-04 position will:

  • Provide support to the Office Director on special projects and short-term assignments.
  • Prepare materials and/or deliver briefings to senior leaders.
  • Perform policy analysis, offer technical advice and contributes to the development of recommendations on policy issues relevant to fisheries, protected resources and habitat conservation.
  • Develop policies, procedures and white papers.
  • Perform technical and editorial reviews, synthesize and reconcile comments and ensures proper clearance procedures have been met.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships within the organization and/or between academia, other government agencies, industry, non-governmental organizations and the general public.

The ZA-03 is developmental leading to performance of the duties described above.

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