Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Alexandria, VA Office of the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations (ODIG AUD). The incumbent performs program analyst duties related to the Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) mission.
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Responsibilities

A Program Analyst demonstrates professional judgement and complies with the standards of the position. Develops analysis, methodologies, and schedules; examines transactions and supporting documentation; and analyzes databases relevant to the project and assigned tasks. Duties include:
  • Research applicable laws, directives and other regulatory material to gain audit knowledge.
  • Develop and contribute to audit guides and perform audit work within the established guidelines
  • Produce comprehensive reports of audit data collected.
  • Maintain security and accountability of classified information.
  • Perform reviews and technical assessment of Department of Defense (DoD) programs functions and missions.
  • Assign and provide instructions to team members; training and reviewing work products.
  • Gathering data, reviewing documents, conducting site visits and interviewing staff.
  • Provide and justify recommendations and conclusions; defining corrective actions and defending or coordinating recommendations as required.
  • Research relevant law, regulation and policy in evaluations and assessments.
This position is being filled using 5 U.S. Code subsection 3161 authority. This excepted service position is temporary and available for 13-months. This temporary position may be terminated early or extended beyond the 13-month period based upon incumbent performance and the needs of the OIG. Contingency Operations employees will may be required to travel to contingency operations locations, such as Southwest Asia. Travel will generally be between 2-4 weeks, and may include benefits, such as danger pay, post differential, and overtime. Candidates must meet specific requirements set forth by the related Combatant Command, such as CENTCOM, to be qualified to travel.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • Position has been designated as Non-Critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Must have US citizenship
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service (if applicable).
  • New Hires are required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and are subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with DoD OIG. Organizational entities within the DoD are not required to conduct drug testing for DoD civilian employees transferring or reassignment from one DoD Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service within the DoD, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.
  • Requires up to 25% of temporary duty (TDY) travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside of the Continental United States (OCONUS.)


Qualifications

Your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have:
  • Knowledge of the functions, processes, and principles of management (e.g., management practices, theories, and methodology of management) sufficient to organize and develop analysis or studies that will lead to improvement of overall operations.
  • Experience in communicating complex and technical information orally and in writing.
  • Experience communicating verbally and in writing with external and internal stakeholders. Examples of external stakeholders are audit clients. Internal stakeholder would be considered team members, supervisors, and upper management.
  • Experience writing reports and documenting evidence.
  • Experience working in a team of diverse individuals and contributing to a product that demonstrates how your individual role synchronized with the rest of the team's efforts.
  • Experience in interpersonal skills to meet and deal effectively with others at all levels of authority and exert a positive influence
  • Knowledge of the functions, processes, and principles of management (e.g., management practices, theories, and methodology of management) sufficient to organize and develop analysis or studies that will lead to improvement of overall operations.
  • Experience in communicating complex and technical information orally and in writing.
  • Experience communicating verbally and in writing with external and internal stakeholders. Examples of external -stakeholders are audit clients. Internal stakeholder would be considered team members, supervisors, and upper management.
  • Experience writing reports and documenting evidence. In this position you will be required to document meetings, document all analysis to include referencing supporting evidence, and write reports.
  • Experience working in a team of diverse individuals and contributing to a product that demonstrates how your individual role synchronized with the rest of the team's efforts.
  • Experience in interpersonal skills to meet and deal effectively with others at all levels of authority and exert a positive influence.
  • Experience in conducting the activities outlined in the section above
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. Specialized experience is defined as: researching applicable laws, directives, and other regulatory material to provide assistance in conducting audits, and providing assistance in collecting audit data.Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

No Education Requirement for this position.

Additional information

  • Competitive wages, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive benefits packages found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, growth & learning.
  • Moving expenses WILL NOT be paid.
  • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from the DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or be exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov )
  • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Priority Consideration: If you are a displaced Federal Civil Service employee and attain a rating of at least 90, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under the ICTAP. For more information on ICTAP, click here ICTAP Guidance . NOTE: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are NOT ICTAP eligible.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Pay for first time hires to the Federal Government will typically be set at step 1 salary range for their respective grade level.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience and/or related education as reflected in your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Resume: You are encouraged to choose only ONE method of submitting your resume. (HR will review the resume that the system date stamps as the latest one received and this may not be the resume, which best reflects your qualifications for the job and may result in an ineligible rating.) You may submit your resume by: attaching in your USAJOBS account. For assistance in preparing your resume, take a look at the DFAS Resume Tools .

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