Management Analyst (Financial)
Occasional travel - Travel may be required one or five nights per month.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
To qualify at the GS-09 grade level you must meet ONE of the following criteria:
A. Specialized Experience - To qualify at the GS-09 grade level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level performing in an administrative support capacity regarding Indian gaming activities that may include such tasks as assisting with the review of financial documents and environmental impact statements as related to Indian gaming; assisting in the maintenance of Indian gaming related financial records; and assisting Native American tribal governments on issues regarding their economic development programs as they relate to Indian gaming.
B. Education - Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., if related at an accredited institution.
C. A combination of education and specialized experience that totals 100% of the requirement.
To qualify at the GS-11 grade level you must meet ONE of the following criteria:
A. Specialized Experience - In addition to experience at the lower grade level, to qualify at the GS-11 grade level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level that may include such tasks as ensuring that financial and environmental documents related to applications for land trust for gaming are compliant with NEPA, IGRA and IRA; Assisting in the development of financial policies, standards, procedures and training materials related to Indian gaming for dissemination and implementation; and giving assistance to Native American Tribal governments on issues regarding their economic development programs as they relate to Indian gaming.
B. Education - PH.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
C. A combination of education and specialized experience that totals 100% of the requirement.
In addition to experience at the lower grade levels, to qualify at the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level that may include such tasks as independently reviewing financial documents and drafting NEPA Environmental Impact Statements; conducting regulatory/policy research on financial and NEPA related issues in regards to Indian gaming; advising senior staff and tribal governments on policy matters regarding Indian gaming; and interpreting and evaluating regulatory factors, cultural and social conditions in regards to Indian gaming in order to prepare and evaluate the adequacy of financial and environmental documentation.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.
If you are qualifying based on your education, you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.
One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education which shows the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
TELEWORK: Indian Affairs has determined that the duties of the position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed at the discretion of the supervisor.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .
Certain candidates may be eligible to apply under a special hiring authority including those for disabled individuals, Peace Corps employees, Foreign Service employees, veterans, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Information Center: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter; Vets Info Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.
Under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) two groups of individuals are eligible to apply under this announcement: current and/or former employees serving or who have served under time-limited competitive appointments at land management agencies which include: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service.Current appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND 3) must have performed at an acceptable level during each period of service. Former appointees: 1) must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency; 2) must have served under one or more time limited appointment(s) by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; 3) must have separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND 4) must have performed at an acceptable level through the service period.
Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. Most individuals who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.
If you are unable to apply online, require reasonable accommodation in the application process if you are an applicant with a disability, or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package will be evaluated against the minimum qualification requirements specified above. In order to qualify, your resume must specifically describe your work history and the duties you performed in each position. Your resume will be evaluated after the closing date of 05/22/2018 to determine whether you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. Qualified candidates will then be rated as best qualified, well qualified, or qualified depending on their possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies and experience requirements as demonstrated by your responses to the assessment questions. Competencies measured include:
- Manages and Organizes Information
- Oral Communication
- Organizational Awareness
- Problem Solving
- Technical Competence
We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If the information in your resume does not support your responses to the assessment questions, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your qualifications.
Qualified Indian preference candidates will be referred to the hiring manager in order of veterans' preference.
You may preview the assessment questions here in the https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10213387. Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur in the same location within 90 days from the closing date. Read more Security clearance Public Trust - Background Investigation