Supervisory Program Analyst (Branch Manager)

Washington, D.C
Nov 21, 2020
Nov 24, 2020
Full Time


PLEASE NOTE: Based on the current hiring restrictions, selectees may be subject to additional approvals prior to an offer being extended.
Serves as the Manager in Wholesale Securities Services (WSS), Division of Business Systems (DBS). This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and enhancements to FSO's portfolio of applications.

This position can be filled in either Parkersburg, WV or Washington, DC.

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As a Supervisory Program Analyst (Branch Manager), you will:
- Manage the work of a branch as assigned, which may consist of a subordinate supervisor, team leads, and analysts.
- Plan work to be accomplished by the branch and set priorities as well as deadlines for its completion. Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty and requirements of the assignment, and the capabilities of the employees and/or section. Make final decisions of work problems elevated by branch employees. Negotiate with other areas and determine and/or coordinate work-related changes affecting other areas. Evaluate the performance of immediate subordinates.
- Attend meetings at the Division, Program Area, and Bureau levels to exchange information, resolve problems, and interpret broad changes in regulations and policies. Assist in the planning and development of new regulations and/or procedures. Assist with the adjustment or redefinition of broad objectives to meet evolving Program requirements.
- Analyze and evaluate performance of Treasury's securities programs, as well as new and proposed legislation affecting these programs. Provide recommendations and advice to FSO management regarding potential impact to systems.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - quarterly

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . 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.


You must meet the following requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Leading or supervising a team of analysts engaged in providing business or systems support for debt financing operations (Treasury auctions).

Examples of specialized experience for this position includes:
- Serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in providing operational, technical or policy analysis related to marketable securities or the underlying systems used for the issuance of Treasury securities; OR
- Conducting or overseeing debt financing auction operations from a business perspective (monitoring auction activity, looking for patterns or anomalies, etc.) or a systems perspective (monitoring connections, jobs, performance, error codes, etc.) and initiating appropriate action; OR
- Leading analysis and developing solutions to enhance organizational processes and efficiencies dealing with debt financing operations and systems; OR
- Experience representing debt financing operations, in writing and in person, presenting technical findings to varied audiences (including Treasury executives), exchanging ideas, defending rationale, presenting recommendations, and negotiating solutions to sensitive issues related to debt financing operations and systems.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks.


Additional information

- Factors such as cost effectiveness, labor market conditions and difficulties in filling the position will be reviewed in determining if payment of relocation expenses is in the best interest of the Government.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- This position is a high riskposition.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules, no 4/10's.

- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation. Periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.
- 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 résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Project Management, Leadership and Communication. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of 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.

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

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ) you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. 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 résumé 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/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) or Disability appointment, submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

Recommended Documents:
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
Current Performance Appraisal

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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