Program Analyst, GG-0343-13, Census-DE-LNS
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Some applicants may not be eligible to be hired under THIS announcement. Please make sure you apply to the announcement that entitles you to consideration. Read the `Who May Apply section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2017-0051, GG-0343-13, Census-DOC-LNS which can be accessed at http://www.USAJOBS.gov.
This is a Term Appointment, initial appointment is not to exceed (NTE) 2 years. This appointment may be extended 2 additional years at management’s discretion.
This vacancy is for multiple Program Analyst positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Program (ADDC) located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line – Suitland Station.
Telework eligibility is to be determined by the hiring manager.
A trial period may be required.
This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.
This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date for referral is July 5, 2017. After this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. This announcement covers multiple positions within the various Directorates within the U.S. Census Bureau through September 30, 2017.
For the GG-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 services. Experience for this position includes: applying projects management principles to assigned projects; experience gathering and developing requirements related to new or time sensitive programs; experience applying independent judgment when detailed instructions are not provided; experience working with interdivisional teams and individuals to identify and resolve problems that affect the accomplishment of principal programs goals and objectives; experience in planning directing, reviewing, managing work to be accomplished by team members and supporting staff; experience developing schedules for projects; experience communicating in writing and in person effectively on various levels of internal/external stakeholders.
Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
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.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
The individual selected for this position will:
- Develop ways to resolve problems or issues that directly affect accomplishment of program goals and objectives.
- Knowledge of project management principles to include risk management, schedule management , change control and configuration management.
- Ability to communicate in writing and in person to various levels of stakeholders to manage and engage with internal/externals stakeholders.
- Analyze and evaluate major programs regarding long-range survey and/or census mission-oriented programs to develop, monitor, and update schedules.
- Lead the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established work flow, skill level and/or occupational specialization; making adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks; and ensuring that each employee has an integral role in developing the final team product.