Management Analyst GS0343-13/14 (DE/CR)

Washington D.C.
Aug 10, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
Analyst, Management
Full Time

About the Agency

This position is located in the National Weather Service, Office of Planning & Programming for Service Delivery, in Silver Spring, MD.

The full performance level of this position is GS-14.

This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-ER-2017-0083, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

* A one year probationary period may be required.
* Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
* This position is not in the bargaining unit

NOTES: This vacancy may be used to fill other Management Analyst, GS-0343-13/14 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band requires the same qualifications as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
  • Qualifications requirements must be met by closing date of announcement.
  • 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:

    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-13 level:

    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:

    • Assisting with the efficiency of program management in the areas of budget planning, programming, and execution program integration into strategic plans.
    • Planning activities, among them supporting planned programming initiatives and helping develop associated documentation.
    • Participating in special projects specifically related to environmental information policy matters.
    • Working with records management and program reviews.
    • Preparing materials for leadership for meetings, conference or events.
    To qualify at the GS-14 level:

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
    • Analyzing and evaluating effective program integration, productivity, strategic development and monitoring of performance measures on a quantitative and qualitative basis.
    • Developing and implementing planning activities, among them supporting planned programming initiatives and helping develop associated documentation.
    • Leading special projects specifically related to the NWS's role in environmental information policy matters.
    • Playing a key role in records management and program reviews.
    • Understanding meteorology and/or weather support systems such as weather forecasting models, observation platforms, high performance computing, and dissemination systems.

    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.

    Public Trust - Background Investigation


    The individual selected for this position will:

    • Analyze and evaluate major management/program aspects of substantive, mission-oriented programs
    • Develop, analyze, and evaluate new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.
    • Identify and develop ways to resolve problems or cope with issues which directly affect the accomplishment of principal program goals and objectives.
    • Make contact with persons outside the bureau and with high level program officials to influence them to accept and implement study findings.
    • Directs and develops plans for project teams or other groups in accomplishing/producing projects/studies.
    • Influence managers or other officials to accept and implement findings and recommendations on organizational improvement or program effectiveness.

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