Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-12/13 (DE/CR)
This position is located in the National Weather Service, Office of the Chief Financial/Chief Administrative Officer, Budget Formulation & Execution Division located in Silver Spring, MD.
This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-2017-0143 which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.
*A one year probationary/trial period may be required.
*Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
*This position is not in the bargaining unit.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-12/13 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications and specialized experience as indicated in this vacancy announcement).
- Occasional Travel
- Up to 10% of travel may be required.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
EDUCATION: There is no positive education requirement for this position.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.
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.
To qualify at the GS-12 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
- Analyzing and advising assignments related to the effectiveness of programs and /or the efficiency of the management of operations.
- Developing new methods, organizational structure, and management process.
- Conducting analyses of complex functions and work process of administrative or technical programs.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
- Implementing recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of operational programs.
- Providing administrative and technical advice, guidance, and support to program and project managers to assist them in the application of government regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Conducting analyses and providing advice/recommendations to management on the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative and/or technical programs and operations
- Performing in-depth analysis of program requirements, budgetary constraints, regulatory limitations, and agency policies.
College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution is equivalent to U.S. education standards with your resume. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process. If course content cannot be easily identified from the title of the course as listed on your transcript, you must submit an official course description from the college/university that reflects the content at the time the course was taken.
Note: Your college transcript is used to verify successful completion of degree, or college course work. An official college transcript will be required before you can report to duty.
Q - Nonsensitive
The individual selected for this position will:
- Conduct analyses of complex functions and work process of broad administrative or technical programs.
- Make recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations
- Develop new methods, organizational structures, and management process.
- Consult and advise program managers on methods and procedures, management surveys, management reports and control techniques.
- Develop deadlines and project plans
- Conduct in-depth analysis of program requirements, budgetary constraints, regulatory limitations, and agency policies.
- Perform assignments and keep supervisor apprised of potential controversial issues.
- Make decisions regarding the design of plans and assesses circumstances and data. Makes decisions, interpret data, plan work, and refines the methods and techniques to be used.