Program Analyst (Program Analyst)
Occasional travel - May require occasional travel
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
Also advertised as MS-19-OIG-OCPR-17 for status applicants; to be considered for each, apply to BOTH vacancies.
More than one selection may be made.
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-11 at the GS-12 level, in the Federal Service.
Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-12 at the GS-13, in the Federal Service.
Required Specialized Experience: In addition, to qualify for this position, applicants must also demonstrate all of the specialized experience elements: experience developing a variety of congressional reports, press releases and speeches; maintaining liaison with the Congress, the media and other organizations; developing and coordinating Congressional testimony and briefings; and, analyzing legislative, regulatory, policy, and other documents for potential impact on agency programs and activities.
NOTE: A writing sample may be required at the time of interview.
This position is outside the Bargaining Unit.
This position will not be filled until the Department's Placement Assistance Programs have been fully utilized.
No Relocation or Permanent Change of Station Incentives will be offered.
There is no substitution of education for the required specialized experience at the GS-12 level.
There is no substitution of education for the required specialized experience at the GS-13 level.
Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.
If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position. Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.
DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into a category based on your vacancy question responses.
Category A - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in applying critical competencies required by this position to work of increased levels of difficulty and complexity.
Category B - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the critical competencies required by this position.
Category C - Meets the specialized experience described in the minimum qualifications requirements section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the basic competencies.
Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:
Knowledge of Governmental Processes: Knowledge of Federal budget, legislative, administrative, regulatory, and other governmental processes.
Communications and Liaison: Knowledge of the development, communication, and dissemination of materials and information for use by the public, media congressional members and staffs, senior government officials, and other interested parties.
External and Organizational Awareness: Identifies and keeps up-to-date on key economic, political and social trends that affect the organization. Understands the organization’s mission and functions, which include strategic and operational goals, programs, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, courtesy, sensitivity and consideration to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others; develops and maintains effective relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, as well as individuals who are appear difficult, hostile, or distressed.
Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others; attends to nonverbal cues and responds appropriately.
Competencies continued under "Benefits"
The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses to the vacancy questions. If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume. Your evaluation may also include a review by a Human Resources Specialist or panel and may include other assessments (ex. interview, panel review, written test, writing sample, etc.)
INFORMATION FOR ICTAP/CTAP ELIGIBLES ONLY: If you are eligible for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration.
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