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Program Analyst (PRA) - DIRECT HIRE

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Nov 26, 2023

The Program Analyst:
  • Functions include developing, proposing and promulgating guidelines, methods, procedures, plans of action, and decisions for all assigned areas. As a team lead, and/or member, responsible for areas such as IT strategic planning/policy, IT legislation, regulations, Executive Orders, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issuances, data management, including information collection, privacy, records, accessibility, and IT workforce. Serves as the DOT PRA Clearance Officer to oversee the DOT PRA program. Reviews and coordinates with the support of the Component Information Collection Clearance Officers the submission of all information collection requests to ensure that they meet the standards established by PRA, OMB, and DOT guidelines.
  • Coordinates, reviews, and finalizes inputs from DOT Components to prepare annual Information Collection Budget ( ICB) submission to OMB.
  • Liaises with DOT Components, OMB, other Federal agencies, and the public sector for issues concerning communications and operations of the DOT PRA program. Reports PRA violations to OMB. Coordinates as needed with Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) to ensure information collection methodology is statistically sound (49 USC 6302(b); 49 USC 6304).
  • Serves as an independent analyst applying knowledge of standard, well-established principles, concepts, and methods. Performs a variety of duties involving the coordination, monitoring, oversight, and evaluation of routine eGovernment Act, Clinger-Cohen Act, Privacy Act, Rehabilitation Act, and Paperwork Reduction Act requirements as well as eGovernment projects and activities.

The ideal candidate has experience serving as a Program Analyst and advisor on the development, coordination, oversight, evaluation, execution, and monitoring of the eGovernment Act, Clinger-Cohen Act, Privacy Act, Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA), Record Retention, Rehabilitation Act (IT accessibility) and electronic Government requirements.

PLEASE NOTE: This announcement establishes an open continuous (3 month) vacancy announcement. Given our continuing need for top professionals in this field, we will review applications after the first 30 days of the vacancy opening for early consideration. Then after, applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen & meet specialized experience to qualify
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
  • Required documents must be submitted by the closing date.
  • Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
  • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Applicants may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).


To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience qualifications for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

To qualify for the Grade 14, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-13, it must include:
  • Experience analyzing programs, providing advisory services and technical assistance to agencies to ensure policy compliance with information collection activities and reporting requirements to minimize costs and burden imposed on the public.
  • Experience in leading and coordinating the activities of Information Collection Clearance Officers in the submission of all information collection requests to ensure that they meet the standards of established agency guidelines for a paperwork reduction act program.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
  • Organizational Performance Analysis - Knowledge of the methods, techniques, and tools used to analyze program, organizational, and mission performance; includes methods that deliver key performance information (for example, comparative, trend, diagnostic, root cause, predictive) used to inform decisions, actions, communications, and accountability systems.
  • Leadership - Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.

  • For all types of consideration, 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.

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    All applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Additional information

    This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if similar vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

    Qualified CTAP/ICTAP candidates receive priority and will be referred to the hiring manager.

    FLSA Exempt

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