Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 28, 2019
Closes
Mar 28, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be authorized to attend training and/or conferences.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
    • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position

    For each job on your resume, provide:

    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    

    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

    The GS-09 salary range starts at $56,233.00 per year.  If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.  

    To qualify, you must have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD., if related  OR one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the federal service OR a combination of both education and experience. 

    Specialized experience is experience using analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, and applying applicable regulations, laws, policies and objectives to assess issues. Specialized experience must also include experience assisting in applying Federal Acquisition regulations, analyzing investigative reports, writing memoranda that apply relevant law and regulations to factual evidence, and also assisting in the recommendation of suspension and debarment and other administrative actions to a suspension and debarment official.

    Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

    If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.  

    Travel expenses associated with interviews may be approved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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

    You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.  

    • Knowledge of agency programs and activities; agency mission, policies, and objectives to apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to organizational and program issues or studies.

    • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to conduct studies of activities, processes, procedures and operations associated with the suspension and debarment division.  
    • Skill in oral and written communication to prepare reports, briefings and other presentations in support of recommendations and findings resulting from projects undertaken.

    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.


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    Drug test required No


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