Program Analyst, GG-0343-9/11/12, Census-DE-TW

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 20, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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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 GG-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal services. Specialized experience is coordinating, preparing, and analyzing the necessary steps to complete reports; assisting in the development, design, documentation, and implementation of reports; developing findings and recommendations; conducting studies concerned with the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations and preparing recommendations; assessing the productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of program operations and providing recommendations; working with software packages to develop presentation materials that includes handouts, overheads, and/or participant materials; conducting studies of work procedures, functions, and management initiatives; and preparing data summaries for inclusion in routine and special reports.

    OR

    EDUCATION: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree that provided you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work of a program analyst.

    For GG-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibiltiy equivalent to the GS-09 level. Specialized experience is coordinating, preparing and performing the necessary steps to complete reports; producing assignments which contain potentially controversial issues; conducting studies concerned with the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations; researching management practices for application to programs or operations; and reviewing, verifying, and analyzing data submitted for consistency with financial reports to identify problems and make recommendations to management.

    OR

    EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree that provided you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work of a program analyst.

    For GG-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibilty equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal services. Specialized experience is planning, coordinating, evaluating, and interpreting the necessary steps to complete reports; producing assignments which contain potentially controversial issues; conducting studies concerned with the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations; researching management practices for application to programs or operations; reviewing, verifying, and analyzing data submitted for consistency with financial reports to identify problems and make recommendations to management; developing solutions to difficult problems that do not have readily available precedents; making independent decisions affecting the daily operation of programs; and adapting methods to specific work situations.

    Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.

    NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

    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.

    Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold).

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Ability to communicate in person and in writing.
    • Ability to manage program documentation.
    • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitate techniques for measuring effectiveness, efficiency and productivity.
    • Knowledge of data analysis techniques and reporting of analysis results.
    • Ability to establish priorities organize work, and coordinate various assignments and/or projects concurrently.
    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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