Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Wallops Island, Virginia
Posted
Aug 19, 2022
Closes
Aug 20, 2022
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing administrative and management work.
  • Vacancies filled under this public notice may have varying levels of promotion potential and supervisory level, if any.
  • Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

As a Budget Analyst you will:
  • Develop/Present innovative recommendations to senior DOE management on ways to maximize and improve utilization of funds that directly directly impact strategic program objectives or DOE mission.
  • Identify and analyze emerging budgetary issues, synthesizes complex materials, and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • Manage the comprehensive development and timely issuance of policies, standards, resource budgetary guidance materials (e.g., program budget guidance, budget instructions and other guidelines) for use by other budget analysts or financial personnel within the assigned organization.
  • Present program budget briefings to senior officials.
  • Provide direction in the planning, organizing, developing and conduct of analyses, and evaluations of DOE budgetary strategies, policies, and practices that significantly impact the budget and course of DOE programs.
  • Provide oversight of DOE budgeting activities to ensure appropriate and efficient use of approved funding in compliance with appropriations law to prevent excess obligations and expenditures, waste, fraud, and abuse of DOE financial transactions.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Subject to satisfactory security and suitability requirements.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.
  • The vacancies filled through these appointments have varying levels of background investigative requirements, up to a Top Secret DOE "Q" clearance.
  • These positions are to be filled under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA - P.L. 117-58).


Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-9: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as:
  • Updating top level management officials on the status of financial operations and funding levels.; AND
  • Reviewing financial data and budget reports.; AND
  • Formulating justifications for requested funds.
OR EDUCATION: Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related.

OR COMBINATION: You may qualify on a combination of education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-11: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as:
  • Updating top level management officials on the status of financial operations and funding levels.; AND
  • Overseeing budget requests for conformance with program and functional requirements.; AND
  • Recommending appropriate allocations.
OR EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related.

OR COMBINATION: You may qualify on a combination of education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours), may be used to combine education and experience.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-12: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as:
  • Updating top level management officials on the status of financial operations and funding levels.; AND
  • Overseeing budget requests for conformance with program and functional requirements and recommending appropriate allocations.; AND
  • Presenting program budget briefings to senior officials, in order to disseminate up-to-date program data.
NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-13: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as:
  • Overseeing budget requests for conformance with program and functional requirements and recommending appropriate allocations.; AND
  • Presenting program budget briefings to senior officials, in order to disseminate up-to-date program data.; AND
  • Developing innovative recommendations to senior management on ways to maximize and improve utilization of funds that directly impact strategic program objectives or missions.
NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-14: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as:
  • Presenting program budget briefings to senior officials, in order to disseminate up-to-date program data.; AND
  • Developing innovative recommendations to senior management on ways to maximize and improve utilization of funds that directly directly impact strategic program objectives or missions.; AND
  • Providing authoritative leadership to direct major budget operations such as planning, formulation, execution, control, and review of appropriated accounts within an organization.
NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at theGS-14 level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR GS-15: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is defined as:
  • Developing innovative recommendations to senior management on ways to maximize and improve utilization of funds that directly directly impact strategic program objectives or missions.; AND
  • Providing authoritative leadership to direct major budget operations such as planning, formulation, execution, control, and review of appropriated accounts within an organization.; AND
  • Directing the analysis of current and future organizational funding posture in order to develop and/or adjust end-of-year spending plans and obligations.
NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-15 level.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

This public notice may be used to fill multiple positions as needed; therefore, applicants must meet the qualifications at the time the applications are reviewed.

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in a maximum telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to telework upon your appointment. As employees are permitted to return to the office, you may be required to report to the duty station listed on this announcement, even if your home/temporary telework site is located outside the local commuting area. Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the DOE Workplace Flexibilities policy.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE.
  • For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov
  • Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected under this authority are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection.
  • More than one selection may be made under this hiring authority.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
  • Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Positions may be filled at varying levels of leadership, ie Team Lead, Manager, Supervisor.
  • Supervisory positions may require a 1-year probationary period, if not yet completed.
  • New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
  • Relocation or Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.
  • This position may be 100% remote.

EEO Policy: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO_Policy_Statement
Reasonable Accommodation Policy: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_Statement
Veterans Information: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Veterans_Information
Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/

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