Budget Technician, GS-0561-05/06/07 (LL-DEU)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 15, 2019
Closes
Feb 23, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National.
  • Suitable for Federal Employment, determined by background investigation.
  • You must submit resume and supporting documentation.
  • You must meet specialized experience requirements.
  • For Veterans consideration, submit document(s) under Required documents.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements, including time-in-grade restrictions and any selective factors, by the closing date of this announcement.

    TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).

    All applicants must possess one year of specialized experience. To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined below:

    GS-05: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal Government.  Basic knowledge and understanding of the overall budget practices, procedures and policies sufficient to be able to perform the major duties of the budget technician with supervisory guidance.  Basic knowledge of BOR, Program and Budget operations and general knowledge and understanding of the various programs, activities and the budget and accounting system. General knowledge of a wide  range of financial and budgetary regulations and directives to carry out a variety ofroutine and non­ routine.transactions. Working knowledge of automated budget-related databases and the capability to use them effectively with necessary training. Ability to analyze details in order to identify and apply significant data in prepari1\g budget estimates and reports. 

    GS-06: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal Government.  Working knowledge and understanding of the overall budget practices, procedures and policies sufficient to be able to perform the major duties of the budget technician work independently with only minimal guidance. General knowledge of BOR, Program and Budget operations and intermediate knowledge and understanding of the various programs, activities and the budget and accounting system. Intermediate knowledge of a wide range of-financial and budgetary regulations and directives to carry out a variety of routine and non-routine transactions. Intermediate knowledge of automated budget-related databases and the ability to use them effectively. Ability to analyze details in order to identify and apply significant data in preparing budget estimates and reports. 

    GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-06 level in the Federal Government. In-depth knowledge and understanding of the overall budget practices, procedures and policies sufficient to be able to perform the major duties of the budget technician work independently with only minimal guidance. General knowledge of BOR, Program and Budget operations and thorough knowledge and understanding of the various programs, activities and the budget and accounting system. In-depth knowledge of a wide range of financial and budgetary regulations and directives to carry out a variety of routine and non-routine transactions. In-depth knowledge of automated budget-related databases and the ability to use them effectively. Ability to analyze details in order to identify and apply significant data in preparing budget estimates and reports. 

    SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Applicants may also qualify on the basis of education as follows:

    GS-05: 4 years above high school.

    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.

    To find if Education is a requirement or if Experience can be substituted for experience you can look at OPMs Qualification and Standards by series: 
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/

    This vacancy announcement allows substituting education for experience. You must submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable) to support your education if you are substituting education for experience. Transcripts must include the name of the college or university and date the degree was conferred.

    Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, applicants must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.

    --The Bureau of Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

    --This position is designated as a NON-SENSITIVE position.  It requires a fully completed and favorable adjudicated Low Risk Background Investigation (T1 (NACI)) that is current.  This is a condition of employment.

    --Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For more information visit: http://www.sss.gov.

    --Equal Employment Opportunity: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

    Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-WO-2019-023 for all US Citizens and Nationals. If you are interested in applying under both announcements, you must submit application packages for each.

    DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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

    Human Resources (HR) will review resumes and transcript(s) if applicable, to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided in the assessment questionnaire. The assessment questionnaire will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Applicants determined best qualified will be referred to the selecting official. 

    Applicants will be further evaluated on the following “Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)” through your resume and responses to the online questions. 

    --Knowledge of the various interest groups and stakeholders to ensure adequate understanding of the influences, needs and expectations associated with assigned programs.

    --Skilled in the application of methods and techniques for analyzing and evaluating the effects of continuing changes in programs, plans and resources.

    --Knowledge of analytical approaches and techniques to develop program guidance and solutions to complex and varied problems in assigned areas.

    --Skilled in adapting and applying guidelines and resolving conflicts in guidelines that are not in agreement with stated budget directives. 

    --Skilled in analysis, research and innovative problem solving.

    Category rating and selection procedures will be used for evaluating this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your on-line responses to the vacancy assessment questionnaire will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories: 1) Best Qualified, 2) Well Qualified and 3) Qualified. Qualified candidates will be assigned a numerical score on a scale of 70-100 and Veterans with preference will be placed at the top of their respective category. The assessment questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.

    Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered.


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