Supervisory Management and Program Analyst

Baileys Crossroads, Virginia
Jul 17, 2019
Jul 24, 2019
Full Time


This position is part of the R9-Chief-Office of Law Enforcement. As a Supervisory Management and Program Analyst, Chief Branch of Planning and Analysis, you will be responsible for program planning and analysis, budget formulation and execution, nationwide law enforcement resource allocation, policy development and coordination, management systems, and administrative activities.

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  • Oversees the conduct of all long- and short-range planning for the Office of Law Enforcement based on knowledgeable projections of agent/inspector staffing, agent/inspector costs, available funding, and workload-driven resource allocation needs.
  • Formulates and directs staff formulation of the OLE portion of the Service annual Budget Request, including authorship and review/revision, and regional OLE budget materials to ensure conformance with Service, Departmental, and OMB policy.
  • Ensures the fiscal responsibility of the Headquarters Office (OLE) through supervision of the preparation of all requisitions/purchase orders, travel authorizations and related vouchers, imprest fund claims, and other obligating documents.
  • Manages the Service's special financial accounts used for the purchase of evidence and information; funds received from the disposal of seized, forfeited, and abandoned property; and for the deposit of criminal fines and civil penalties.
  • Supervises and directs a staff of analysts and other administrative employees.
  • Directs OLE's coordination of program clearances; field investigations; Special Agent and Wildlife Inspector medical programs; new agent recruitment and hiring program; organizational description function; and national LE Personnel Directory.
  • Analyzes complex FOIA request to determine compliance with agency regulation; prepares responses for precedent setting FOIA request.
  • Directs all functions necessary for proper administration and management of the nationwide manual systems for the storage and retrieval of investigative records, documents, and administrative files.
  • Oversees the performance of functions relating to OLE property management, including all procurement actions and property accountability.
  • Represents OLE, Service, and Department, on boards, panels, and committees, at meetings and conferences, at hearings to explain, negotiate, and promote Service Law Enforcement programs and policies.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation
  • Time-in-Grade requirement apply to status candidates
  • LMWFA or Public Land Corps eligibles may apply


Only experience and education obtained by

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill one of the following qualification requirements:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrated your ability to report and analyze performance and workforce information in order to evaluate law enforcement program's effectiveness; direct staff to provide budget formulation and execution required for law enforcement budget reports; supervise diverse staff; direct functions for administration and
management of manual systems for storage and retrieval of investigative records, documents and
administrative files; analyze Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to determine compliance with

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 experience.

The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA),P.L. 114-47, allows certain individuals who currently or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures:
Current appointees:
Note: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA.
·Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency.
·Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; AND
·Must have performed at an acceptable level.
Former appointees:
·Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency,
·Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years;
·Must apply for position within 2 years after separation,
·Must have been separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; AND
·Must have performed at an acceptable level

Public Land Corps (PLC) Hiring Authority:
Note: You must provide a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Compliance Hiring Based for Public Land Corps Service.
(1) In order to be eligible for PLC non-competitive status, a former member of the PLC must provide documentation, as part of their application, verifying their eligibility and meet the following criteria:
(a) Served as a qualified youth on an appropriate conservation project completing a minimum of 640 hours of satisfactory service that included at least 120 hours through the PLC;
(b) Applied to a vacancy announcement for which applications are being accepted from individuals with non-competitive status;
(c) Meet the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) minimum qualification standards stated in the vacancy announcement for the position which you are applying; and
(d) Completed his/her most recent Corps service, which provided him/her with a total of 640 hours, inclusive of 120 hours on a PLC project as defined in 16 USC 1723(d), within the last two (2) years.
(2) Appointments must be effected within the two years requirement.
(3) The two year time-frame cannot be extended.
(4) Selectees will be subject to a probationary period.
(5) This authority may be used for General Schedule and Federal Wage System positions.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System at

FWS has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of 07/24/2019; OR More than one position may be filled from applications received under this announcement in the advertised office or other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offices in the local commuting area.

A PCS Move is authorized as follows: travel and relocation expenses will be authorized in accordance with the Federal travel regulations including contractor-provided home sale. All moving expenses are taxable.

Supervisory Probationary Period: If you have not previously completed a supervisory probationary period, you will be required to serve a one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period for this position.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application: .

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 showing you were honorably discharged. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must attach an SF-15," Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" in addition to the proof required by that form.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the basic qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you meet the basic qualifications your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience which resulted in you being listed in the highest quality category, you may lose consideration, or be assigned to a lower quality category for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Knowledge of law enforcement procedures and practices sufficient to review, revise as necessary, author, and evaluate the application and effectiveness of OLE, Service, and Departmental law enforcement
operational, management, and administrative policy.
  • Knowledge of supervision and direction of a professional and clerical staff engaged in the performance of program planning and coordination, various forms of multi-source research; program, budget, and management analysis; and administrative functions, including budget execution; personnel management; procurement, space, and facilities management; property management; and travel.
  • Knowledge of Federal laws and regulations pertaining to the protection and disclosure information, specifically the Freedom of Information Act, as amended, Privacy Act as amended, and the Financial Privacy Act, precedent decisions and operating methods and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide audience including members of congress and their staff, agency budget and policy staff, managers, to assure cooperation and acceptance of recommendations.
  • Knowledge sufficient to permit skillful presentation of complex analytical materials, as well as associated facts, assumptions, extrapolations, interpolations, projections, and recommendations, in clear, concise, and logical English to accommodate a wide range of knowledgeability and rank of intended audiences.

Career Transition Assistance Program Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) : These programs apply to employees who have been or may be involuntarily separated (e.g. reduction in force, declining to relocate/transfer outside their local commuting area) from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP or CTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP or CTAP eligibility (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal or Removal Notice; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; or Removal and most recent performance appraisal.). For more information visit:

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Resume or Application. At a minimum, your resume MUST contain job title (include job series and grade, if federal), duties, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours worked per week, and salary. USAJOBS has a template to ensure a complete resume.
  • Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Official or unofficial College Transcript(s), if the position has education requirements, or if you are using your education to qualify. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. A copy of your official transcripts will be required if you are selected. If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
    • SF-50 (non-award), or equivalent Notification of Personnel Action if you are a current or former Federal employee. Your SF-50 (non-award) must show tenure code 1 or 2 in block 24, and position occupied code 1 (competitive service) in block 34. Note: Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action," that shows you are serving under a permanent career or career-conditional appointment (code 1 or 2 in block 24) in the Competitive Service (code 1 in block 34). The SF-50 must show the position title, series, grade, and step of your position. If you are claiming reinstatement eligibility, you must submit an SF-50 showing your separation (resignation, termination, etc.). If you have previously held a higher grade than the grade/position you currently occupy, you must submit a copy of the last non-award SF-50 you received for that position. If you have any questions regarding which SF-50's to submit, it is highly recommended that you contact the person listed on this vacancy announcement before the closing date.
    • Note: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment if you are requesting to be considered Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act eligibility. For Public Land Corp eligibility, a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Compliance Hiring Based for Public Land Corps Service is required for verification of eligibility.
      Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
    • If applicable, documentation/proof that you are eligible Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
    • Please submit a copy of your most recent, signed and completed annual performance appraisal which includes the final rating. If it is not dated within the last 18 months or if you have not received a performance appraisal, please explain why in your application." Please include incentive awards with your application.

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