Management and Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rosslyn, Virginia
Posted
Oct 22, 2020
Closes
Oct 29, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in the Operations Directorate of the Selective Service System. The incumbent will serve as a staff analyst, evaluator, and advisory to management. This incumbent will be responsible for researching, analyzing, planning, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of various operational programs, provide support efforts in registration, registration compliance, performance management, readiness, mobilization, systems requirement, alterative service, and organizational training.
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Responsibilities

As a Management and Program Analyst at the GS-343-12/13, some of your typical work assignments may include under supervision:
  • Serves as a staff analyst, evaluator, and advisor to management.
  • Determines the methodologies and analytical techniques required to maintain flexible manpower delivery programs.
  • Lead Management and Program Analyst in the Planning/Reclassify/Training element of the OPS.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to other OPS program analyst.
  • Develops and maintains readiness-training programs; manages course content and curriculum development all training programs and materials.
  • Evaluates and analyzes instructional materials and implementation new training programs in a variety of formats to include electronic and web-based training.
  • Ability to handle classified confidential information, documentation and materials.
  • Reviews and modifies the Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans, programs, policies, and procedures to ensure the Agency complies with Presidential Decision Directives (POD), and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), FEMA Preparedness Circulars (FPC).
  • Works with other government agencies to update interagency readiness support documents.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Qualifications

Time-in-Grade Requirements: Under competitive merit promotion procedures, any individual who is currently holding, or who has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet "time-in-grade" requirements (have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade of the grade for which you are applying). You must include an SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one) that supports meeting this requirement with your application package.

All qualification requirements must be met by midnight (Eastern Time) on 11/06/2020, the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

To qualify for this position at the GS-343-12 level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level that includes experience: Expert knowledge of Project Management principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, documenting, tracking and managing projects and resources; skill in applying wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies; knowledge of SSS programs (past and current) supporting legislation, pertinent regulations and policies, PDDs and FPCs. Affecting SSS operations, as well as COOP activities and classified document handling; administrative regulations, operating procedures, management principles; ability to handle classified confidential information, documentation and materials.

To qualify for this position at the GS-343-13 level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level that includes experience: Expert knowledge of Project Management principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, documenting, tracking and managing projects and resources; skill in applying wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies; knowledge of SSS programs (past and current) supporting legislation, pertinent regulations and policies, PDDs and FPCs. Affecting SSS operations, as well as COOP activities and classified document handling; administrative regulations, operating procedures, management principles. Organizes work, sets priorities, determines resources requirements, determines short or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations. Identifies and resolves complex problems not susceptible to treatment by acceptable methods, ability to handle classified confidential information, documentation and materials.

A combination of education and experience as listed above. 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.

Education

If education is a basic requirement or you are qualifying all or in part based on your education, you must submit transcripts (official or unofficial). Failure to submit transcripts may result in an ineligible rating.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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. For further information, click on http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion consideration, you must be: 1) a preference eligible; or 2) a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions (you must submit a DD214-member copy 4).

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility; and 3) be rated well-qualified for the position. To be well qualified the evaluation of your resume and supporting documentation must place you at an 85 or above for consideration under merit promotion procedures. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: The following links contain information on the eligibility requirements to be considered under a noncompetitive appointing authority:

http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/

Hiring Authorities for Veterans

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/hiring/

Selective Service: The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12/31/59 who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment to this position. For further information concerning Selective Service requirements, go to: http://www.sss.gov/

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
  • Administrative and Management
  • Customer Service
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Problem Solving
  • Reasoning
  • Technical Competence
  • Writing
To preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link:
https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10936921

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

  • Your Resume (if you submit a personally developed resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format, be sure to include a detailed description of your job-related qualifications, beginning/ending dates, and hours worked per week, for each paid and non-paid position you included).
  • Assessment Questionnaire responses.
  • Performance Appraisal OR a written statement as to why one can not be provided must be submitted (applies to current Federal service employees). Your performance appraisal must be your most recent (within the previous 18 months) performance appraisal.
  • SF-50 (Applies to current or former Federal service employees) To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, provide any of the following SF-50s:
  • Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)
  • With-In-Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSI)s
  • Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date.
College Transcripts: that reflect the required degree and/or course work. You may submit official, unofficial, or a self-certified list of course titles, grades earned, completion dates, and the number of semester or quarter hours earned.

Other Supporting Documents: (only submit if applicable to you). College transcripts if qualifying all or in part based on your education. You may submit official, unofficial, or a self-certified list of course titles, grades earned, completion dates, and number of semester or quarter hours earned.
  • VEOA documentation (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4, SF-15, VA letter, etc.)
  • ICTAP/CTAP documentation
  • Noncompetitive appointment eligibility documentation
  • College transcripts if qualifying all or in part based on your education. You may submit official, unofficial, or a self-certified list of course titles, grades earned, completion dates, and number of semester or quarter hours earned.


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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