Supervisory Budget Analyst

Washington D.C.
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Analyst, Management
Full Time

The Administrative Office (AO), an agency of the Judicial Branch of the Federal government, is committed to serving and supporting the Federal court system of the United States. The AO provides a broad range of legislative, legal, financial, technology, management, administrative and program support services to the Federal courts.

AO positions are classified and paid under a broad-banded system with the exception of positions in the AO Executive Service. Salary is commensurate with experience. Most AO employees are eligible for full Federal and Judiciary benefits.

The AO is committed to attracting the best and brightest applicants in our support of the Third Branch of government. We take pride in serving the Judicial Branch and supporting its mission to provide equal justice under law.

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-2 trips a year

  • No

  • More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
  • All non-Judiciary appointees must serve a one-year trial period.
  • Selectee must favorably complete a background investigation.
  • All requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience for this position is 1) expert knowledge of budget formulation, execution, evaluation, statistical analysis and financial management; and 2) experience utilizing accounting principles, methods, techniques and practices to formulate a complex budget from decentralized components.

    Additional Qualifications: In addition to the Specialized Experience, applicants will also be assessed on the following qualifications. These qualifications must be evident on applicants' resumes.

    1. Knowledge of the federal budget formulation and execution processes, which includes direct experience in leading national budget processes and working with a variety of program staff and senior level staff on budget formulation matters.

    2. Experience with integrating broad organization and financial management goals and objectives into detailed work plans to achieve specific results in order to structure the goals and objectives of the budget formulation function to support the Budget Division's goals.

    3. Ability to develop, plan, and implement the most effective use of human resources to achieve results, including timely work products. This includes experience in attracting, selecting, developing, training, motivating, and managing a diverse staff and applying EEO/Affirmative Action guidelines.

    4. Ability to develop and implement comprehensive work plans for multiple, simultaneous tasks and deal with contingency planning when priorities are changed or shifted. This includes direct experience in developing annual budget requests, long-range budget estimates, justification materials, and supporting materials and analyses.

    5. Ability to be an organization representative for the budget formulation function. This requires the ability not only to be a spokesperson, but be able to coordinate and negotiate for the Budget Division on complex and controversial technical and financial management issues. This includes direct experience in preparing written materials, and making oral presentations to high-level officials, which communicate the financial management goals and activities of the AO and the Judiciary. Marketing and persuasion skills also are essential to convince others of the importance of improving financial management nationwide.

    6. Ability to lead, manage and achieve positive results. This requires experience working as a team player in cross-functional, cross-organizational analytical teams and being a problem solver.


    1. All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
    2. Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship or, for noncitizens, proof of authorization to work in the United States and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
    3. A background security investigation is required for all selectees. Appointment will be subject to a successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. A background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.
    4. All new AO employees must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
    5. You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
    6. If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.
    7. Relocation expenses may be provided, but only if authorized by the Director of the AO.
    8. The selectee of this position may be assigned to an official duty station outside the advertised area.

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