Program Analyst, GG-0343-13, Census-DOC-LRC

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington Navy Yard, D.C
Posted
Jun 22, 2019
Closes
Jun 28, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This vacancy is for multiple Program Analyst positions in the Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs area, located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, MD.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Program Analyst, GG-0343-13 positions in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

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Responsibilities

  • Provide advisory services to project managers on requirements management, risk management, schedule management, change control and configuration management.
  • Participate in developing and revising processes to accomplish project goals and objectives.
  • Participate in analyzing and evaluating major program goals and objectives.
  • Identify and develop ways to resolve problems related to program goals and objectives.
  • Participate in developing, monitoring, and updating schedules for projects during planning and implementation phases.
  • Manage, engage, and communicate with internal/external stakeholders on program requirements, agendas, and inquiries.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).


Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see ADDC-2019-0101, Program Analyst, GG-0343-13, Census-DE-LRC.

Current Career/Career Conditional U.S. Census Bureau Employee: This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity not to exceed 1 year or 09/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

Non-Current Career/Career Conditional U.S. Census Bureau Employee: This position may be filled as a Temporary Appointment not to exceed 1 year or 09/26/2020, whichever comes first with the possibility for extension at management's discretion.

A trial period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval and as determined by agency policy).

This is a NON-BARGAINING unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Qualifications

Specialized Experience: For the GG-13, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes applying project management principles to assigned projects; experience gathering and developing requirements related to new or time sensitive programs; experience applying independent judgment when detailed instructions are not provided; experience working with interdivisional teams and individuals to identify and resolve problems that affect the accomplishment of principal program goals and objectives; experience in planning directing, reviewing and managing work to be accomplished by team members and supporting staff; experience developing schedules for projects; experience communicating in writing and in person effectively with various levels of internal/external stakeholders.

EDUCATION CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED AT THIS GRADE LEVEL.

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.

Education

Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
  • 30% or more disabled veteran
  • Persons with disabilities
  • CTAP
  • ICTAP

The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies GG-13; please do not provide a separate written response:
  • Knowledge of project management principles including requirements management, risk management, schedule management, change control and configuration management.
  • Ability to use judgment and discretion when interpreting and revising existing policy/regulatory guidance.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate major program and/or management aspects of long-range survey and/or census mission-oriented programs.
  • Ability to lead a team in distributing and balancing workload in accordance with established work flow.
  • Ability to communicate in writing and in person to various levels of stakeholders to manage an engage with a variety of internal/external stakeholders.

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application consists of the following:
  • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
  • SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action," supporting your eligibility, with the exception of current Census Bureau employees.
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (see other information).
  • Documentation supporting eligibility for non-competitive appointment, (Schedule A disability, 30 percent disabled veteran, certain military spouses, etc).

CTAP and ICTAP candidates:

CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap .

CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
  • A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.


  • ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
  • A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your position, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

  • NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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