Transportation Policy Analyst - Intermodal

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 16, 2018
Closes
Nov 24, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must meet specialized experience to qualify.
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
  • Review Required Documents Section as documents are required by closing date
  • Announcement also advertised Status & VEOA Applicants: OST.S-2019-0001.
  • CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
    • DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).

    To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

    To qualify for the Grade 14, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-13, it must include:

    • Experience analyzing the effects of existing or proposed regulatory/policy alternatives affecting transportation, trade, economic, or infrastructure projects/programs OR researching, identifying, and assessing the impact of transportation, trade, economic, or infrastructure projects/programs involving intermodal or public policy issues AND preparing written analytical reports for decision makers as a regular and recurring part of a job with minimal supervision.

    To qualify for the Grade 15, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-14, it must include:

    • Experience analyzing and assessing transportation programs that have an impact on existing/proposed transportation, trade, economic, or infrastructure projects/programs policy/legislation affecting public policy issues OR planning and conducting studies on intermodal transportation programs’ impact of existing/proposed transportation , trade, economic, or infrastructure projects/programs affecting public policy issues AND preparing and presenting analytical findings to decision makers or other comparable work as a regular and recurring part of a job.

    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

    For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link:  https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

    Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.

    Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Given our continuing need for top professionals in this field, we will review applications on Oct. 19th, Nov. 2nd, Nov. 16th, Nov. 30th, and Dec. 14th (closing date).  Following these dates, we will contact qualified applicants to schedule interviews.  We will give equal consideration to all applications we receive.

    Displaced employees may be eligible for ICTAP or CTAP priority consideration. For more information, please review the OPM Employee's Guide to Career Transition.

    EEO STATEMENT: The Department of Transportation (DOT) maintains a model federal work environment that is free of discrimination. DOT ensures equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, or protected activity.

    This position is under the CBA, AFGE Local 3313.

    FLSA: Exempt
    BUS Code: 1133

    This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days for these locations.

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

    DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level. 

    If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of four categories: Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze, which is based upon your responses to the vacancy questions. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference that have provided supporting documents will receive selection priority over non-veterans. The top rated applications will be reviewed for the quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position.

    Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. The answers you select in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package.  If upon review, it is determined that your described work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, your application may be updated or you may not be referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough details to support your answers.  If referred, all relevant documents including performance appraisals and awards submitted with your application package will be forwarded to the hiring official for review.  The Automated Staffing Office is ultimately responsible for determining your final rating.


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    Drug test required No


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