Program Analyst, GG-0343-13, Census-DE-LNS

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

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.

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  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Specialized Experience:

    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.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume, optional cover letter, and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "gold," "silver," and "bronze." Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "gold" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed.

    The following competencies are desirable at the full performance level of this position GG-13.

    • Knowledge of project management principles including requirements management, risk management, schedule management, change control and configuration management.
    • Ability to use judgement and discretion when interpreting and revising existing policy/regulatory guidance.
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate major program and/or management aspects of long- range survey and/or census mission-oriented programs.
    • Ability to lead a team in distributing and balancing workload in accordance with established work flow.
    • Ability to communicate in writing and in person to various levels of stakeholders, to manage and engage with a variety of internal/external stakeholders.
    For more information on category rating, please go to:
    http://www.hr.commerce.gov/s/groups/public/@doc/@cfoasa/@ohrm/documents/content/prod01_009474.pdf

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

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