Management and Program Analysis

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 01, 2017
Closes
Jul 31, 2017
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions and Health Care Occupations. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office Of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint individuals to select defense acquisition workforce positions, or 'EHA Acquisition,' pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and certain health care occupations, or 'EHA Medical.' Positions are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.

This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).

Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    GS-05: Three years of general experience, one year for which was equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service OR four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree OR a combination of the experience and the education described.

    GS-07: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position which could include work that involved analytical research and evaluation of diversified programs; development, administration and control of assigned projects; ability to access, locate, basic design, and update information through the use of personal computer technology, OR one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement, OR a combination of experience and education.

    GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position that includes work involved in analytical research and evaluation of diversified programs; development, administration and control of assigned projects; ability to access, locate, basic design, and update information through the use of personal computer technology, OR successful completion of a 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 a combination of experience and education.

    GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience included work that involved analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of programs and operations with supervisory control; developing life cycle cost analyses of projects or performing cost benefit of current or projected programs, OR successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR a combination of experience and education.

    GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience includes work that involved analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of programs and operations; developing life cycle cost analyses of projects or performing cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs; or that involved other work related to management and program analysis.

    GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience includes knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of critical command plans and programs for participating in or conducting major operations such as mission and flight operations, tactical airlift, tactical training, rescue, deployment, mobilization, PPBS, acquisition, special operations, exercise, foreign military sales, contingency, or similar operations

    GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience includes facilitating process improvement activities using Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and other continuous process improvement strategies; leading complex process improvement projects, including defining the customers critical factors; serving as a trainer for Lean Six Sigma courses; and mentoring Lean Six Sigma students regarding project completion.

    GS-15: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience includes conducting analyses for process improvement, improving quality, or reducing costs; establishing the appropriate metrics for measuring cost reduction and quality improvement; providing technical direction in process improvement analysis; and providing classroom instruction on Lean Six Sigma.

    OR
    To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

    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:
    1. Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques for assessing program development or execution and improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
    2. Knowledge of management principles and processes.
    3. Skill in application of fact finding and investigative techniques.
    4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
    5. Ability to develop presentations and reports.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • Position may be subject to random drug testing
    • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
    • Employee must maintain current certifications
    • Position may require an appropriate security clearance

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