Program Analyst, GS-0343-13

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 20, 2017
Closes
Oct 20, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition, Aviation, Surface or Command , Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4ISR) located in Washington, DC.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    To qualify for the GS-13 level (starting salary $94,796), you must possess one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Examples of specialized experience includes: performing complex management studies affecting acquisition policies, planning, implementation, or governance for aviation and/or ship design and construction programs; preparing or presenting analyses such as economic analyses, business case analyses, comparative rates of return on investment, analysis of alternatives, life cycle cost, total ownership costs, and cost as an independent variable; and ensuring operating program objectives are met by monitoring budget allocation and execution.

    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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 Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

    Moving expenses will not be paid.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6255. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be reffered for consideration.

    1. Ability to apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to new issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
    2. Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources relating to the development and performance of program operations.
    3. Skill in adapting analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to the measurement and improvement of program and management operations and/or organizational productivity.
    4. Ability to serve as the program manager for requirements management, design development, construction activities and supporting organization.


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