Management and Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 20, 2019
Closes
Jul 24, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Office of Job Corps. OJC's mission is to assist eligible youth to connect to the labor force by providing comprehensive and integrated academic, career technical workforce preparation and independent living skills.

** THE FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL OF THIS POSITION IS GS-13**

**POSITION IS OUTSIDE THE BARGAINING UNIT**

This Vacancy is also advertised under: DE-19-ETA-OJC-009

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Responsibilities

Major Duties:

Provides oversight, assigns work products and provides consultation and technical assistance to the Job Corps community on the entire range of systems, processes, and components inherent to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Serves as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to assist in the technical monitoring or administration of contracts.

Responsible for changes and updates to the policies which affect Job Corps.

Provides guidance and serves as primary trainer to federal staff for personnel and program analysis topics.

Leads and coordinates activities in support of DOL's Performance Management system.

Travel Required

25% or less - 25% or Less

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13 - The full performance level for this position is GS-13.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.

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. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-0343-12: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11).

Specialized Experience for GS-12 includes:

Experience applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques of Federal workforce data collection and analysis inclusive of planning, implementing, and evaluating the execution of OJC and WIOA program requirements, including its internal human resources needs.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-0343-13: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12).

Specialized Experience for GS-13 includes:

Experience applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques of Federal workforce data collection with quantitative analysis inclusive of OJC programs, including its internal human resources needs, OMB and WIOA regulations and program requirements. Develops and recommends policies and operational guidance related to Job Corps Programs

Education

There are no educational requirements for this position.

Additional 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.

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

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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.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:

1. Program Knowledge - Identifies and prepares changes/updates to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) which affect Job Corps.

2. Oral and written communication - Provides guidance and serves as primary trainer to federal staff for advancement of policies and requirements for Standard Operating Procedures; conducts face-to-face training for purposes of consistent implementation of policy.

3. Research, Database and Analytical - Leads and/or coordinates activities in support of DOL's Annual Operating Plan and completes controlled correspondences for the agency. Identifies opportunities to advance Job Corps systems toward standardization and enhanced use of technology, makes recommendations and implements improvements.

4. Leadership/Management - Leads agency efforts to meet program goals in Job Corps, arranges delivery and encourages use of innovative approaches; performs analyses and evaluations in an effort to optimize the usage of existing program resources. Provides guidance and direction to lower-graded Program Analysts and administrative services specialist in the Office of Job corps Services and Contracting Officer/Representative for Job Corps supports contracts

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.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. Also, do not upload password protected documents. Follow the instructions: click How To Submit Supplemental Documentation Document.

The following documents are required from all applicants (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY):

ARE YOU A CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE? If applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service, please provide a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your SF-50 must identify the highest grade you held on a permanent basis, Pay Plan/Pay Schedule, Series, and Grade/Pay Band, and career status. Multiple SF-50 may be submitted to demonstrate your highest previous rate and eligibility.

*WARNING: An award SF-50 (ex. cash or time off award) may not indicate grade, step and competitive status. For current DOL employees, an award SF-50 DOES NOT indicate grade and step.

- Most recent performance appraisal/evaluation signed and dated within 18 months is requested by the agency, but will not disqualify candidates if not submitted. If not submitted during the application process, one may/will be requested at the time of the interview if the opportunity is extended. Applies to current and former Federal employees.

- Land Management Eligibles: a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) proving your eligibility for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. This service must have been performed in the competitive service, under a time limited appointment in a Land Management Agency, as defined by P.L. 114-328. For more information, click here .

The following documents are required if applicable:

- Displaced Employee Placement Documents - Only required if requesting priority consideration under ICTAP / CTAP Eligibility.

- DD-214 - verifying military service, eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and showing character of discharge (ex. Member Copy 4 and 2 are acceptable vs. Copy 1 which is not acceptable to adjudicate veteran's preference)

- Special/Non-Competitive Appointing Authority Documents - Applicants who are eligible for consideration, and wish to be considered, under one of the following non-competitive hiring authorities must submit appropriate documentation (click on the links below to see the documentation requirements):

(a) Persons with Severe Disabilities (SCHEDULE A)
(b) 30% or More Compensably Disabled Veterans (DAV)
(c) Former Peace Corps Volunteers (PCV) OR Current or Former Peace Corps Employees (PCE)
(d) Military Spouses (MISP)
(e) Other

- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted

Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship , and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.

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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