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Budget Analyst/Mission Support Specialist (Budget)

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Dec 11, 2022

OCMO is responsible for medical oversight for CBP and provides guidance to operations related to Workforce Health Protection/Occupational Medicine, Medical Support to Persons in Custody, Pandemic/COVID Response, Medical Quality Management, Medical Data/Reporting, and Emergency Medicine/Operational Medicine. This critical responsibility is often in the public eye and directly supports CBP's mission to safeguard America's borders thereby protecting the public.

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Budget subject matter expert at the office level, regarding the formulation and execution of the budget to include pay and position analysis forecasting and modeling, and provide administrative and technical advice to OCMO management and OS leadership.

Assignment responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Support OCMO in the management and formulation of an annual budget exceeding $400 million annually across multiple lines of effort (e.g., multiple contracts, program development).
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to OCMO leadership regarding all phases of the budget.
  • Analyze budget requests and estimates to identify inconsistencies and imbalances; implement budget controls through the review and approval of obligation and expenditure of funds; and check budget requests for duplication and reconcile estimates with current levels of expenditures.
  • Work with data forms, procedures, and guidelines for both appropriated and revolving fund budgets; formulate and/or monitor the execution of long-range (3 to 5 years) detailed budget forecasts and plans to fund the implementation of substantive programs and projects.
  • Provide technical assistance and direct support to management staff in all matters relating to the application of planning systems and management systems to meet mission requirements.
  • Use CBP pay projection methodology and tools to develop both short and long-term pay forecasts for the CBP workforce.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at or above the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.
  • All non-CBP participants must possess a background investigation (BI) of a level 4. Prospective applicants should check directly with their agency?s Security Officer prior to submitting an application to determine what level of BI is currently held.


Qualifications required:
  • Working knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, rulings, and regulations of budgeting and financing for mission related programs and services sufficient to analyze national level programs and/or exceptionally large and complex programs.
  • Working knowledge of OPM, DHS, CBP, OMB and other government agencies policies, procedures, and regulations as they relate to pay requirements for the CBP workforce and their appropriate application in conducting analyses, forecasts and use of modeling tools and techniques.
  • Ability to apply analytical techniques in innovative ways and summarize analysis results in briefings or written reports for non-technical audience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, and to present concise, well-considered, and sound suggestions to leadership and other agency personnel.
  • Ability to effectively perform required duties with minimal to no supervision.

  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).

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