Budget Analyst (Recent Graduate)

Washington D.C.
Jun 20, 2018
Jun 20, 2018
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Registered or exempt from Selective Service (www.sss.gov)
  • Suitable for federal employment
  • Must have a qualifying degree or certificate
  • Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. All information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.
  • Documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.
  • All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Financial disclosure statement may be required.
  • One-year probationary period may be required.

    Applicants MUST MEET the following eligibility requirements to participate in the Pathways Recent Graduate Program:Have completed, within the last two (2) years as of the closing date of this announcement, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying education institute.
    Veterans who were unable to apply within two (2) years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, may be extended up to six years.Note: You must submit transcripts (unofficial or official) to be considered eligible for the Pathways Recent Graduate Program. Official transcripts will be required prior to an official job offer, if selected for this position.

    Applicants MUST MEET both the Qualification Requirements listed below and the Pathways Recent Graduate Requirement.


    For the GS-09 Grade Level:

    A. Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. One year of specialized experience includes applying established budget policies, procedures, and techniques to execute an office budget; tracking allocations and expenditures for an office; analyzing budgetary/financial data to prepare reports for management; and preparing budget estimates.


    B. Have completed a Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or two (2) full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such as degree; or LL.B or J.D. if related.


    C. Have a combination of experience as described in "A" above and graduate education as described in "B" above.

    IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION: It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in this announcement; as a result this announcement will close at 11:59 PM on the date of receipt of the 100th application or at 11:50 PM on June 19, 2018 or whichever comes first.

    You must submit transcripts (unofficial or official) to be considered eligible for the Pathways Recent Graduate Program. Official transcripts will be required prior to an official job offer, if selected for this position.

    Travel and transportation expenses may be paid: NO

    Bargaining Unit Position: NO

    Drug Screening Required: NO

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized: NO

    Student loan repayment incentive may be authorized: NO

    Annual leave for non-federal service may be authorized: NO

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

    Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume and supporting documentation against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to place you in one of the three pre-defined categories. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.

    Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Candidates in the "Best Qualified" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. The category rating process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

      • Budget Administration
      • Financial Analysis
      • Oral Communication
      • Written Communication
    To preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10181030

    Recent Graduates may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent, competitive service appointment within HHS upon successful completion of Pathways Program requirements. However, non-competitive conversion or placement is not guaranteed, this is based on various factors such as budget, organizational needs, student performance, education, etc.

    Eligibility for Conversion to Competitive Service:
    • Complete one continuous year of work experience acquired through a Recent Graduate Program.
    • Complete 40 hours of formal interactive training.
    • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.
    • Meet any agency-specific requirements specified in the Participant's Agreement.
    • Demonstrate successful job performance that results in a rating of record of at least Fully Successful and a recommendation for conversion by the first level supervisor

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