PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Apr 25, 2019
Closes
Apr 25, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

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


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.


    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes planning, programming policies and guidelines; and applying thorough knowledge of DOD strategic planning and programming in support of operational and strategic plans and planning scenarios; provides expert counsel, analytical services, and advice to higher levels of management. Developing operational concepts and assessing the effects and costs associated with those operational concepts;identifying and developing ways to resolve problems, deficiencies or challenges or cope with other issues which directly affect the accomplishment of strategic or operational plans and programs. Analyzing and comparing cost benefits, cost projections, budgetary tradeoffs, fiscal strategies, and programmatic factors to produce fully justified options that can be presented to higher levels of management for use in defending fiscal decisions.

    FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
    1. Knowledge of the Department of Defense, Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution System(PPBE). Knowledge of Department of Defense policy and procedures for developing the Resource Allocation Plan (RAP).
    2. Knowledge of program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of strategic planning actions as related to developing events.
    3. Knowledge of Defense Strategic Guidance (DSG), the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP),Defense Planning Guidance (DPG) and the Guidance for Employment of Forces (GEF), Air Force Doctrine, concepts of operation, planning scenarios, strategic environment assessments, and expertise as it applies to assigned plans, scenarios and related programs, and knowledge of capabilities, weapon systems, concepts of employment and related support systems.
    4. Knowledge of the relationship of the various support plans involved in overall planning and execution of Air Force Strategy, Planning and Programming Process (SP3) planning and the manner in which the PPBE process interacts with them.
    5. Knowledge of Air Force Strategy and planning documents to include, developing strategic guidance, integrating support plans, accessing 30 year life cycle costs for Key Capability Assets, and understanding the priorities of various entities and the integration of them in support of senior leader strategic priorities.
    6. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis, synthesize information and draw conclusions, devise recommended solutions, and develop briefings, papers, or reports suitable for top management use and decision-making. Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy. Negotiates complex issues and maintains good working relationships.

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.



    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be best-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated best qualified or score 90 and above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please click here.

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

    APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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