Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 20, 2019
Closes
May 28, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Candidate required to obtain a Public Trust Low -Risk investigation level.
  • Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

    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.

    Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.  

    GS-12

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-11, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience, at this level, consists of planning and managing research and evaluations of programs. Evaluation experience should include reviewing and assessing program evaluation methodologies.  The application should also demonstrate experience in evaluating employment and training programs, worker protection programs, or similar programs.

    GS-13

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-12, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience, at this level, consists of planning, managing, and directing complex research and evaluations of programs.  Applicants must demonstrate experience either in directly producing or in overseeing the production of deliverables and products that result from research such as technical reports and statements of findings. Evaluation experience should include expertise in reviewing and assessing program evaluation methodologies.  The application should also demonstrate experience in evaluating employment and training programs, worker protection programs, or similar programs.

    Education cannot be used as a substitute for the GS-12 and GS-13 grade levels. 

    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.

    Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

    Additional selections may be made if authorized

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

    Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection.  ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 85 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 and 27 to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP/CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

    Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

    Planning and Evaluating – Ability to plan, coordinate, and asses the need for and success of complex evaluation projects.  Ability to understand the current state of the evidence in a particular area and plan and coordinate a strategy to build evidence where needed.  Ability to oversee and manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

    Problem Solving and Analysis – Ability to analyze research and evaluation data and reports, including critically reviewing research methodology, study findings and implications.  Ability to apply knowledge and expertise to building research evidence and overseeing evaluation projects.  

    Written Communication – Ability to communicate, in writing, with a number of audiences (including program staff, researchers, DOL leadership, external stakeholders, technical and subject matter experts)  about research and evaluation (including research needs and priorities, building and using evidence, research methods, and research findings and implications).  

    Oral Communication – Ability to communicate verbally, through presentations, briefings, and conversations, with a number of audiences (including program staff, researchers, DOL leadership, external stakeholders, technical and subject matter experts)  about research and evaluation (including research needs and priorities, building and using evidence, research methods, and research findings and implications).  

    Government Policies, Practices and Procedures – An understanding of the goals and mission of Department of Labor agencies, policies, and programs and the research questions and strategies that are or should be addressed or applied through program evaluation.   An understanding of government practices and procedures associated with research and evaluation (such as federal contracting, grant making, the paperwork reduction act, etc.)

    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).  Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc).  The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings.  Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses.  If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.


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