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US Department of State Jobs – Foreign Affairs Officer

Website U.S. Department of State

Job Description:

This position is located within the Office of the Legal Adviser, Office of Treaty Affairs (L/T). The Office is responsible for drafting, negotiating, and interpreting treaties and international agreements; serving as the depositary for certain multilateral treaties and international agreements.. The Foreign Affairs Officer will serve as a Treaty Analyst and will perform a wide range of duties involved in carrying out the responsibilities of the Office of Treaty Affairs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafts diplomatic notes, agreements, and other formal correspondence to amend, extend, or bring into force treaties and agreements.
  • Researches, analyzes, and prepares reports on treaty provisions, precedents, and the practices of other countries to provide guidance in solving unique problems.
  • At the GS-13 level, the incumbent performs the same duties as outlined below; however, the scope and complexity of assignments are increased and the incumbent receives closer supervision than the GS-14.
  • Advises on constitutional questions regarding such matters as the relative powers of the President and Congress regarding treaties and executive agreements.
  • Advises Department offices and other government agencies on all aspects of treaty law and procedures, including the drafting, negotiating, application, and interpretation of agreements.
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts bilateral and multilateral ceremonies to conclude or bring into force treaties and agreements.

Job Requirements:

  • Have a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited college or university that included a combination of courses, with at least 24 semester hours in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities;
  • Verification of employment eligibility in the United States is required.
  • Experience drafting formal correspondence, public statements, reports or other similar documents on behalf of a governmental body or other organization; and
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Experience researching organizational practices and precedents in order to provide guidance
  • One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Experience advising others on the application of rules or procedures; and

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of State

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Boise, ID, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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