Program Analyst, GS-0343-13,Census-DE-PAD
Occasional travel - Occasional travel required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Minimum Education Requirement:
Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes experience applying project management principles to assigned projects; developing, managing or providing data dissemination training and communicating statistical information to diverse groups; gathering and developing requirements related to new or time sensitive programs; applying independent judgment when detailed instructions are not provided; working with interdivisional teams and individuals to identify and resolve problems that affect the accomplishment of principal programs goals and objectives; planning, directing, reviewing, managing work to be accomplished by team members and supporting staff; developing schedules for projects; communicating in writing and in person to various levels of internal/external stakeholders.
Education: cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
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.
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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.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
- Knowledge of best practices/experience in managing one-time and ongoing projects to achieve measurable results.
- Ability to set up and conduct training.
- Ability to communicate to a wide variety of groups and stakeholders on various programmatic and statistical concepts.
- Knowledge of best practices/experience in planning, directing, and reviewing work performed by staff.
- Knowledge of best practices/experience in team-building tactics.
- Ability to establish strong working relationships with diverse audiences.
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