Program Analyst

Baileys Crossroads, Virginia
Jun 30, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Full Time

As a Program Analyst your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Develops and coordinates remedies/initiatives to improve workforce diversity in the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS or Service), involving novel and highly complex and significant issues that are likely to result in major precedent setting changes to the way the Service conducts business in reaching diversity goals and objectives, and removing barriers to equal employment opportunity. Leads initiatives to develop and recommend improvements in Service-wide policies, programs, standards, guidelines, regulations and procedures for affirmative employment programs.
  • Designs and conducts research and analysis on controversial issues and complex studies. Conducts diversity-related analysis, developing corrective strategies, best practices, and educational programs pursuant to that analysis.
  • Using workforce demographics data, conducts trend analysis and identifies current workforce gaps and future workforce needs from Service, regional, occupational and other perspectives; identifies barriers to full employment of persons from all backgrounds; and recommends solutions to eliminate the barriers. Applies qualitative and quantitative analytical approaches and best business practices/techniques to develop statistical reports. Advises senior management on solutions to complex and varied problems or concerns, particularly in broad areas of program management and administration.
  • Leads the development of tools and training to address systematic barriers or knowledge gaps related to EEO, Diversity, or Affirmative Employment.
  • Designs and manages service-wide EEO and Diversity training requirements for employees and supervisors to educate, increase awareness, and promote inclusive work environments.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Individuals assigned male at birth after 12-31-59 must be registered for the Selective Service. To verify registration visit
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply).
  • Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
  • Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Driver?s License: Selectees may be required to possess and maintain a valid State driver's license at all times during their tenure.
  • Probationary Period: Selectees may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.


Only experience and education obtained by 07/05/2022 will be considered.

Minimum Qualification [GS-13]
  • One year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade-level in the Federal service. Experience may include: Developing and coordinating remedies/initiatives to improve workforce diversity; Designing and conducting research and analysis on controversial issues and complex studies; Using workforce demographics data, conducts trend analysis and identifies current workforce gaps and future workforce needs; Using statistical techniques, prepares cross tabulations/frequency listings of selected variables to assess the validity of workforce related data; Leading the development of tools and training to address systematic barriers or knowledge gaps related to EEO, Diversity, or Affirmative Employment; Developing operating guidelines and procedures for EEO, Civil Rights, and Diversity training..
  • Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Time In Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically,
    i. Area of Consideration.
    ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
    iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502.
    iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM's Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method
    Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements


    Not applicable.

    Additional information

    No PCS entitlements authorized

    This position is suitable for telework and may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.

    Additional Vacancies: One or more positions may be filled from applications received under this announcement in the advertised office or other U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offices in the local commuting area.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Department of Interior (DOI) Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) procedures apply in filling this vacancy. CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry.
    For information on CTAP and ICTAP click here

    The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA),P.L. 114-47 , allows certain individuals who currently or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures.

    For Eligibility Information click here: USAJOBS Help Center | Land Management

    Public Land Corps (PLC) Hiring Authority: Served as a qualified youth on an appropriate conservation project completing a minimum of 640 hours of satisfactory service that included at least 120 hours through the PLC and received a certificate of non-competitive eligibility. Completed most recent Corps service, for which a certificate of non-competitive eligibility was issued, within the last 2 years. Appointment must be effected within the 2 year period.

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