Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 24, 2018
Closes
May 24, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - On occasion, especially during times of substantial disaster activity, you may be required to work overtime and/or travel with little or no advance notice.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government travel credit card.
  • Favorable background investigation and credit check are required.
  • Credit Score must be at least 500.
  • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
  • You must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date.
  • Generally, time in Non-Pay status is not creditable towards the specialized experience requirement listed below.
    Federal status applicants must meet both Time-In-Grade AND experience requirements by the closing date of this announcement. However, if you have separated from the Federal Government for at least 52 weeks, you are not subject to the Time-in-Grade requirement.

    Time-In-Grade Requirement:
    GS-12: Must have held grade GS-11 for 52 weeks.
    GS-13: Must have held grade GS-12 for 52 weeks.


    Experience:
    To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer. Average work hours must be stated on the resume to quantify each period of work experience or that experience will not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement.
    You must address the specific specialized experience required for each grade level of this position on your resume or application or you will be rated "Ineligible" for that grade level.

    GS-12: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-11 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position.

    In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following:
    • Initiating, planning, and/or managing projects/studies in support of enterprise level data analysis.
    • Utilizing industry standard tools to conduct data analysis on large data sets.
    • Communicating effectively orally and in writing to include preparing and delivering presentations and briefings for a variety of audiences.
    • Analyzing reports and dashboards to present the results to managers and/or supervisors.
    GS-13: To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-12 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position.

    In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following:
    • Managing or leading projects/studies in support of enterprise level data analysis.
    • Utilizing industry standard tools to conduct data analysis on large data sets.
    • Communicating effectively orally and in writing to include preparing and delivering presentations and briefings for a variety of audiences.
    • Creating and analyzing narrative and/or statistical reports to identify problems and trends and recommending corrective or improvement actions.

    There is no substitution for education at this grade level.

    If selected for this position, you will be eligible for benefits. The above link is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

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

    The Small Business Administration is committed to building a high-performing, 21st century workforce that possesses the following core attributes: cultural astuteness, technological proficiency, articulate, strong writing capabilities, superior conflict resolution skills, and exceptional presentation skills. Candidates should be prepared as they may be further evaluated on these attributes throughout the application and selection process.

    Your application and resume will be compared to the answer you give to the minimum qualification question (s) on the assessment questionnaire. Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet all the Specialized Experience required at each grade level. If you do not, you will be rated "Ineligible". If you are minimally qualified you will receive a numeric rating which is based on your responses to the questionnaire, including any narrative responses. The numeric score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score can and may be adjusted downward to reflect the submitted application material.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
    Contracting/Procurement, Data Management, Data Systems, and Oral Communication (?)

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