Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Closes
Jun 18, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
  • You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.
  • If you are selected, you must complete a one year probationary period.

    This position is designated as Low Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

    You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

    We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

    To qualify for the GS-07 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-05 level defined as using program evaluation techniques to collect and analyze routine information for decision makers in support of mission; Assist in the application of analytical approaches, methods, and techniques to perform segments of studies/projects to assist the organization in program planning, measurements, or evaluation; Assist with examine current or proposed policies, laws, regulations, or administrative procedures to develop data; Gather programmatic data to assist in developing recurring or special reports, preparing executive briefings and similar materials for use by management and other analysts in carrying out and reporting on program accomplishments OR 1 full year of graduate level education; or superior academic achievement (Superior Academic Achievement Definition) degree in an academic discipline related to this position.

    Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Skill in written and oral communication; 2) Ability to analyze policies, laws, regulations, and/or procedures; 3) Knowledge of program related policies, laws, regulations, and/or procedures; 4) Ability to use automated reporting software and/or systems; 5) Ability to work on a team

    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.

    Position has portable work and selectee may be authorized to telework after meeting eligibility requirements if approved by the supervisor/manager.

    This position is in the bargaining unit.

    Are you a Displaced Federal Employee?  If so, please read the Required Documents section and visit the EPA website for additional information: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures

    EPA participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. For additional information:  EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.

    If you have part-time work experience, read this:  EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.  

    If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA.  Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.

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

    We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications section.  If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the online assessment.  Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position.  You are being evaluated under the category rating method which means, if you are determined to be qualified, you will be placed into the ‘Best Qualified’, ‘Well Qualified’, or ‘Qualified’ category.

    We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire.  If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.  We will evaluate your qualifications and eligibility and notify you if you meet minimum qualification requirements.  If you are referred for consideration, you may be subject to additional assessments.

    NOTE:  We do not require a separate statement responding to the competencies, also referred to as Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs).  However, your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.


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