Legislative Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Dec 11, 2018
Closes
Dec 11, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • You qualify at the GS-9 level, if you meet one of the following qualification requirements:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: monitoring and tracking legislation; assisting in preparing briefing materials related to legislative proposals; drafting communications to constituents, clients, or member organizations related to legislative or advocacy positions; evaluating the potential impact of legislative proposals on industries, fields, or organizations OR

    Completion of a Master's or equivalent degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to the duties of this position, or a J.D., OR

    A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

    You qualify at the GS-11 level, if you meet one of the following qualification requirements:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: monitoring and tracking the legislative process for proposed bills impacting the organizations programs; preparing briefing materials related to public health or science programs; assisting a principal prepare for and participate in meetings related to legislation; assisting to develop legislative proposals related to public health or science matters OR

    Completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to the duties of this position, or an LL.M.,OR

    A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

    You qualify at the GS-12 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: reviewing and evaluating legislation that impacts an organization's programs and resources; briefing senior leaders or stakeholder organizations on issues related to legislation or legislative action; preparing statements for senior leaders relating to legislation or legislative action; developing proposals for potential legislation.

    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.

    Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10366112

    If you qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application packages. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    • A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
    • This position is designated as a "non-emergency/teleworker" position and the selected candidate will be considered a "non-emergency/teleworker" employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave.
    • At the supervisor's discretion, this position may offer telework.
    • PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
    • The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.?
    • We may make additional selections for similar positions within the commuting area(s) of the locations listed through this vacancy announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s).
    • The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.

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

    If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:

    • Best Qualified - for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
    • Well Qualified - for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
    • Qualified - for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
    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. Applicants determined to be Best Qualified will be referred for further consideration. Preference eligibles in the Best Qualified category are referred before all other applicants.

    To determine your qualifications and referral status, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Because your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and documentation you submit, please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by the information you provide in your application. Your qualifications and self-ratings may be verified at any time during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and any other means. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts on the assessment questionnaire or in any other materials you submit in support of your candidacy (including but not limited to the application), or in any oral statements you may make during the selection process shall be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer.

    To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements.

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