Annapolis, Maryland
Jun 20, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Full Time

  • You will perform or advise on work in any of the phases or systems of budget administration primarily for the Midshipmen Food Service Division and secondarily the Commandant.
  • You will develop accounting policies, methods, and procedures related to all accounting functions; budget; administrative and operational management to meet the goals and objectives in support of the overall mission
  • You will be the admin representative for the Accounting software which includes regular communication with the IT department for matters related to system updates, system accessibility, users and sensitive information.
  • You will provide technical advice, analyze financial data (e.g. cost estimates, obligations, and expenditures) , interpret budget / expenditures policies and provide advice on effective methods for use of funds to support organizational plans.
  • You will ensure funding documents are prepared timely and provide updates of unforeseen requirements needing authority to purchase using those funds.
  • You will solve problems related to the work supervised, management of administrative, operational and financial management functions within the office.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • This is a Financial Management Level 1 certified position per the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Section 1599d. You must achieve this level within prescribed timelines. Certification requirements are in DoD Instruction 1300.26.
  • Supervisors in the executive branch have a heightened personal responsibility for advancing government ethics. You will be required to review the 14 General Principles of Ethical Conduct at 5 CFR 2635.101.


Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:1) Compiling and completing financial analyses information to prepare entries for accounts and resolve accounting/budget discrepancies; 2) Interpreting and preparing financial reports and statements to build financial forecast and advise leadership of status; 3) Utilizing purchasing and accounting software (e.g., Quickbooks, CBORD) to reconcile accounts; and 4) Controlling and reporting of obligations and expenditures as it relates to allocation of funds.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


In lieu of specialized experience, the following education may be substituted to meet the minimum qualifications requirement:

Successful completion of a Ph D or equivalent doctoral degree
Successful completion of three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a doctoral degree
Possession of an LL.M.
A combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

A forty hour work week is typical for this position.

This position is being recruited at the full performance level.

Certain incentives (such as Recruitment, Relocation or Student Loan Repayment) may be authorized to eligible selectees.

A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

This position is eligible for part time, substantial or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

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