(Bureau of the Fiscal Service) Recent Graduate Program (Management Analyst) (Performance Analyst)

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Washington, D.C
Oct 12, 2019
Oct 20, 2019
Full Time


These positions my be filled in either Parkersburg, WV or Washington, DC.

Bureau of the Fiscal Service Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.

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The position serves as a Management Analyst (Performance Analyst) in the Financial Management Division. The incumbent supports the executive level strategic planning, organizational performance management, and program evaluation services that support efficient and effective mission operations and organizational alignment.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. You will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this developmental position.

- Participate in setting objectives with senior managers to meet short and long term planning/budget needs of the Bureau and assist in establishment of activity schedules to meet planned objectives.

- Provide expert analysis and evaluations to management that encompass programmatic milestones, schedules, and budgetary resource planning and execution required for effective management, operations, and decision making in support of a project/program or functional area.

- Analyze a variety of reports and information to prepare a Fiscal Service Strategic Plan, Performance Reporting, and budget submission for all substantive programs and supporting administrative activities of the organization and components of the Bureau.

- Serve as the organizational expert in reviewing and interpreting new and established directives, instructions, and regulations to determine their impact on complex or new programs.

Travel Required

25% or less - 1-5 nights per quarter

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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Following the completion of program requirements, selectees may be considered for non-competitive conversion to a career-conditional or term appointment. All conversion requirements will be identified in the Participant Agreement. Program requirements include but are not limited to:
  • Successful completion of at least 1-year of continuous service;
  • Completion of at least 40 hours of interactive training;
  • Demonstration of successful job performance; and
  • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Recent Graduate may be converted.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PATHWAYS PROGRAM? For additional information regarding the Pathways Program, please refer to the following website: www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads

Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

To be eligible for the Recent Graduates Program, applicants must have, within the previous 2 years*, completed all educational requirements for a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying institution; or intended graduation is no more than 9 months from date of application. (However, you must graduate prior to being appointed to the position.) For more information on education requirements go to Treasury's Pathways Program.

*Veterans who, due to a military service obligation, were precluded from applying to a Recent Graduates Program during any portion of the 2 year eligibility period may have their eligibility period extended so that they receive the full 2 years of eligibility. The remaining 2-year eligibility period will begin upon his or her release or discharge from active duty. The veteran's eligibility period may not extend beyond 6 years from the date of completion of all requirements of an academic course of study.

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

To qualify for the grade 09 level, you must meet the following requirements:

A. Education- In the Recent Graduates Program you may qualify based solely on education as follows: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D.


B. Experience: For the GS-09 you may qualify with one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes assisting with office administration and working with analysts/supervisors to analyze program issues and recommend improvements.

Examples of such experience could include:
- Utilizing computer applications for business to research, analyze, and communicate information in the appropriate format.; OR
- Experience problem solving issues related to business programs; OR
- Assisting with or managing projects or assignments in order to implement or enhance procedures or processes; OR
- Collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and information into reports using data visualization software; OR
- Experience in program analysis, studies and research techniques; OR
- Developing findings and recommendations based upon analysis and work observations.


C. You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.


Additional information

  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • We offer opportunities for telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules. (5/4/9 schedule available only)

• All selectees must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.
• Subject to a 1-year trial period is required (unless already completed).
• Must successfully complete a background investigation.
• Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
• If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
• Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
• Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
• Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Analytical, Technical, and Communication. Category-like rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, Superior, Good, and Satisfactory depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, 3. Provide proof of education (transcripts) and 4. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips .


You must submit dated documentation showing completion or intended completion of all educational requirements (e.g. letter from the registrar, unofficial transcripts). An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

If you are qualifying based on a certificate program, please refer to the Treasury's Pathways Program page for more information on qualifying certificate programs.

If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15 , along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.

For more information on veterans' preference view FedsHireVets .

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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