Management and Program Analyst - RLD
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation for a Public Trust clearance as a condition of placement in this Non-Sensitivity position. This review includes financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
Pursuant to Executive Order 12654 and DHS policy, DHS is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Headquarters personnel in safety- or security-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing and all applicants tentatively selected for employment at DHS Headquarters are subject to drug testing resulting in a negative test result.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
- You must successfully pass a background investigation
- You must be able to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance
- You must submit to a pre-employment drug test
- Current federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements.
You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal government. For this position, specialized experience is providing input in the administration, planning and/or implementation of a regulatory program; managing and/or providing support for an information technology system; developing and conducting training for a diverse and varied audience; reviewing and analyzing complex information; managing a significant amount of detailed electronic and hardcopy records; and reviewing Federal Register documents to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with Federal Register requirements. Such experience may include: performing duties such as:
- Developing training modules and exercises, and conducting training classes or workshops.
- Maintaining an information technology system designed to track projects, report on progress, and manage the workflow of multiple, ongoing projects. OR
A Combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience as described above. This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application. NOTE: Only graduate education in excess of the first two years may be used to qualify for the GS-11 level.
You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal government. For this position, specialized experience is supporting implementation of a regulatory program; managing and/or providing support for an enterprise-wide information technology system and resolving complex or novel problems; developing and conducting training for a diverse and varied audience; reviewing Federal Register documents and identifying and resolving issues to ensure that documents are complete, accurate, and in compliance with Federal Register requirements; and strategic planning for meeting operational goals and supporting regulatory personnel or equivalent subject matter experts. Such experience may include:, performing duties such as:
- Independently developing training modules and exercises, and conducting training classes or workshops.
- Developing, managing, or maintaining an information technology system designed to track projects, report on progress, and manage the workflow of multiple, ongoing projects.
- Reviewing documents for publication in the Federal Register or otherwise reviewing materials for publication where you must ensure compliance with an established set of standards, guidelines, and requirements, and you must demonstrate careful attention to detail.
Current General Schedule (GS) federal employees, and those that have served in GS positions within the last 52 weeks, must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade, or a combination of the next lower grade level and an equivalent band in the federal service.
Note: Current or former Federal employees MUST submit a copy of their SF-50 Form which shows competitive service appointment ("position occupied" block 34 on the SF-50 should show a "1"), tenure group (block 24 should show a 1 or 2), grade, and salary. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, With-in Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s dated a year apart within the same grade/job). If you have promotion potential in your current position, please provide proof. Employees applying with an interchange agreement must provide proof of their permanent appointment. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT ALL OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION AS A STATUS CANDIDATE.
All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
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.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications; applicant's resumes and supporting documentation should only reflect education received from schools accredited by such institutions. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following Website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html .
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency (a U.S. private organization's interpretation that such education has been deemed at least equivalent to conventional U.S. education programs) with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For more information regarding evaluation of foreign education for federal employment, please visit the U.S. Department of Education webpage.
For Alternate Application Information please go to: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information
DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS Careers website and select "Employee Benefits."
Promotion Potential: This position has promotion potential to GS-12.
This position may be filled at the GS-11 or GS-12 level. If selection is made at the GS-11 level, promotion to the GS-12 level may occur without further competition.
Selectee may be required to serve a one-year probationary period
Veterans, Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers, and people 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.
Current or Former Political Appointees: 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 or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.
Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.
By applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for other similar positions.
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.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using a job questionnaire based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform this job:
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
- Ability to initiate and maintain organized implementation on simultaneous projects
- Ability to research, analyze, and construct informational, educational, and/or training materials in a variety of formats
- Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint)
- Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the operation and implementation of a federal regulatory program or process
You will then be placed within one of three categories based on your responses: Qualified, Well Qualified, or Best Qualified. If you are placed in the Best Qualified category, you will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. To preview the job questionnaire and application, click
Consideration may be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience. No points will be awarded.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience, you will be removed from consideration or your score will be lowered.
Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you do not have ICTAP eligibility . View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be rated at a minimum score of  for this position. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.
Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, the veteran must 1) be a preference eligible; or 2) be a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement. (Note: Veteran's preference does not apply under Merit Promotion procedures. View information on VEOA in OPM's Vet Guide). Read more Security clearance Q - Nonsensitive