Occasional travel - Travel is rare; to attend conferences or training.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check.
THIS POSITION IS IN THE BARGAINING UNIT COVERED UNDER NTEU
Status and non-status applicants from outside DOE selected for this position are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.
ALL supplemental documentation MUST be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Applicants MUST meet ALL eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
GS-13: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing various budgetary and fiscal data, reviewing budget submissions for completeness and accuracy, providing interpretations of budgetary procedures, practices and regulations to others, and compiling and coordinating materials for budget presentation.
GS-14: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as conducting cost analysis studies, providing briefings on budgetary issues and status to organizational officials, and contributing charts and spreadsheets and edited narrative to the agency.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!
- Mastery of concepts, principles, practices, laws, policies, procedures, and regulations of Federal and DOE budgeting, including budget formulation, justification, presentation, and execution, sufficient to provide expert advice, guidance, and assistance in the formulation, justification, and execution of the NE budget.
- Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOE and Federal budgetary process in order to develop, present, justify, and execute NE program budgets. This includes the development, transmission, presentation, OMB and Congressional review and examination, Congressional enactment, and budgetary precedents and controls which impact the substantive DOE/NE research and development program.
- Comprehensive knowledge of the NE mission, objectives, policies, and programs/projects, including the interrelationships of the various NE program activities, other DOE organizations, and other Federal agency programs.
- Thorough knowledge of NE long-range funding forecast in order to be on the cutting edge of developing new budgetary techniques, implementing sound budget policy for the future, and ensuring a solid and lasting legacy of fiduciary responsibility for NE programs.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
There are no specific educational requirements for this series at the GS-13 or GS 14 levels. Qualification standards for the GS-0560 series may be found here.
Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.
- The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
- If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
- More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
- Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
- Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
- All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
- This position is included in a bargaining unit.
Reasonable Accommodation Policy: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_Statement
Veterans Information: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Veterans_Information
Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.
We will also verify that you are eligible for Merit Promotion positions by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral.
If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
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