Management and Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Sep 19, 2020
Closes
Sep 22, 2020
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). The 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.

This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL)

This position is outside the bargaining unit

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

The major duties of this position include but not limited to:

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

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.

Leads and/or coordinates activities in support of Department of Labor's Annual Operating Plan and completes controlled correspondence for the agency.

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 measures.

Identifies opportunities to advance Job Corps' systems toward standardization and enhanced use of technology, makes recommendations and implements improvements.

Provides guidance and direction to lower-graded Program Analysts and administrative support services specialists in the Office of Job Corps. Serves as Contracting Officer's Representative for Job Corps support contracts.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13 - This position is at full performance GS-13 level.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.


Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. 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 (GS-12), in the Federal Service. Specialized experience in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled, and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Specialized experience must demonstrate experience in ALL of the following:
  • Experience applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques of workforce data collection with quantitative analysis inclusive of Job Corp programs including internal human resources needs, OMB and Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) program requirements.
  • Experience developing and recommending policies and operational guidance related to Job Corp 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.

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.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into a category based on your vacancy question responses.

Categories

Category A - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in applying critical competencies required by this position to work of increased levels of difficulty and complexity.

Category B - Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the critical competencies required by this position.

Category C - Meets the specialized experience described in the minimum qualifications requirements section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the basic competencies.

INFORMATION FOR ICTAP/CTAP ELIGIBLES ONLY: If you are eligible for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration. ICTAP/CTAP eligibles who are placed into Category B or higher will be considered "well-qualified". If you meet the minimum qualifications you will be evaluated against the evaluation factors below and will be placed into category based on your vacancy question responses.

Click Application of Veterans Preference for Category Rating Jobs for more information.

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

Knowledge Management: Knowledge of the value of collected information and the methods of sharing that information throughout an organization.

Research: Knowledge of the scientific principles, methods, and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of results.

Technical Competence: Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.

Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

Written Communication: Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.

The information you provide on your resume may be verified by a review of your work experience, employment start/end dates/hours worked and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). The examining Office of Human Resources (OHR) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses to the vacancy questions. If not, the OHR may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume. Your evaluation may also include a review by a Human Resources Specialist or panel and may include other assessments (ex. interview, panel review, written test, writing sample, etc.)

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. You are not required to submit a document if it does not apply to you. 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.

- Resume - All Applicants are required to provide a resume by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of your choosing. Cover letters are optional. To receive full consideration for relevant and specialized experience, please list month, year, and the number of work 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 the vacancy questionnaire.

- Veterans Documents (if applicable): To be considered as a 5-point preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD214. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty. To claim 10-point preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214; an Application for 10-point Veteran's Preference, SF15; and the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. (For active duty service members expecting honorable or general discharge or release within 120 days, click Active Duty ). Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's preference. For more information, go to: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx

- Displaced Employee Placement Documents - Only required if requesting priority consideration under CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.

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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