Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 25, 2021
Closes
Jan 28, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 21-HUD-326. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Responsibilities

As a Program Analyst, you will:

  • Assist the Director/Supervisor in developing new strategies, policies and/or initiatives related to the programs of the office; directs and develops plans for project teams or other groups in accomplishing/producing projects studies; and provides technical assistance, advice, and other information to improve understanding and access to programs supported by the Office.
  • Provide guidance and assistance on the development and implementation of program procedures, goals and objectives as they relate to the achievement of management plan objectives for the various programs of the organization.
  • Initiate and develop program policies, regulations, standards, procedures, handbooks, notices or memoranda, as well as written guidance and correspondence as related to the functions of the Office.
  • Perform extensive research, analysis and reviews in regard to a variety of policies and regulations and other inquiries directed to the Office.
  • Perform in-depth analyses of issues, analyzes the consequences of adopting various proposals and policies, develops options and alternatives, coordinates findings and recommendations with other interested affected parties, and prepares and delivers written and oral presentations.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 Nights per Month

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."


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 resume.

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Office of Public Housing and Voucher Program (OPHVP). PIH's mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD's Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees. The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities.

The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, DC. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by 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:

- Performing a wide range of qualitative and or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of management processes and systems; AND
- Conducting data research and analysis of policies, regulations and inquiries directed to the Office; AND
- Writing technical policy papers and reports that include controversial issues and presenting them; AND
- Leading the development of new guidance, Notices or regulations, or the development and/or implementation of new policies, processes, or protocols.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

- Performing a wide range of qualitative and or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program requirements, processes and systems; AND
- Conducting data research and analysis of policies, regulations and inquiries directed to the Office; AND
- Writing technical policy papers and reports that include controversial issues and presenting them; AND
- Collaborating with program officials, residents, Federal, state, local government officials, or citizen groups on a variety of housing project technical matters.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
- HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- 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.

HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics .

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 resume 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, Project Management, Communication. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories: Best Qualified, Better Qualified, and Qualified (Good) 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. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP )) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 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 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/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 .

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide .

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

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