Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 18, 2021
Closes
Feb 27, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Program Analyst, you will serve as an advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of the operations and activities within fleet program(s) in the Business Management Division, Business Oversight Branch.

Location of position: GSA, Federal Acquisition Service, Business Management Division, Washington, DC

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Responsibilities

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed for other GSA organizations.

GS-09: Applies qualitative and/or quantitative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature. With guidance, serves as a point of contact on procedural matters only for internal and external stakeholders and provides timely and quality responses to support Office of Fleet Management goals and objectives.

GS-11: Coordinates implementation of new or improved business process or systems solutions. Serves as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders and provides timely and quality responses to support Office of Fleet Management goals and objectives, and comply with applicable legal, regulatory, and policy requirements. Provides training on Office of Fleet management processes and projects as assigned.

GS-12: Conducts cost and efficiency studies dealing with Fleet Management and determines what information is required and collects information from a variety of sources for studies.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-9 salary range starts at $60,129 per year. The GS-11 salary range starts at $72,750 per year. The GS-12 salary range starts at $87,198 per year.

To qualify for the GS-09, you must have one year of federal experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience using analytical and evaluative techniques; utilizing qualitative and quantitative analysis; and assisting in conducting research and assisting in gathering statistical data. OR Possess a master's or equivalent level degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD. OR Have a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

To qualify for the GS-11, you have must one year of federal experience equivalent to the GS-09 level. Specialized experience is experience using analytical and evaluative techniques; utilizing qualitative and quantitative analysis; and conducting research and gathering statistical data OR Possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or PH.D or equivalent doctoral degree. OR Posses a combination of graduate level education beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study and appropriate experience that together meets the qualifications for this position.

To qualify at the GS-12 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher. Specialized experience is experience performing work which requires examining organizational processes and procedures using a variety of objective (qualitative/quantitative) tools and analysis, and recommending appropriate modifications to further program goals and objectives.

Education

Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: 1217

If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

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 on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.

GS-09:
  • General knowledge of Fleet Management operations, activities, and applications.
  • General knowledge of current automotive industry and awareness of emerging technologies.
  • Skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature.
  • Ability to obtain, compile, analyze, and summarize factual information and quantitative data.
  • Skill in identifying problem areas, conducting research, selecting and evaluating technical data and making decisions or recommendations for action.
  • Ability to use information technology applications and software for business and fleet management.

GS-11:
  • Knowledge of fleet management programs, including organizational structure, program objectives and goals.
  • Skill in working independently in planning, analyzing, and executing a variety of assignments and ability to make decisions requiring considerable judgment.
  • Skill in identifying problem areas, conducting research, selecting and evaluating technical data and making decisions or recommendations for action.
  • Skill in using IT applications and software for business and fleet management.
  • Skill in compiling, analyzing, evaluating, and summarizing varied and complex information and quantitative data.
  • Skill in writing and using correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information such as facts, ideas, or messages in a clear, succinct, and organized manner; produces written information such as reports, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.

GS-12:
  • Knowledge of fleet management programs, policies, regulations, legislation, internal directives, methods and processes.
  • Knowledge of Fleet Management operations, activities, applications and systems and/or other related systems software.
  • Skill in working independently in the planning and execution of a variety of projects and to make decisions requiring considerable judgment.
  • Skill in developing and implementing an innovative new or improved business process or systems solution.
  • Skill in identifying problem areas, conducting research, selecting and evaluating technical data and making decisions or recommendations for action.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques to analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of assigned programs, specifically management objectives and issues relevant to organizational goals.
  • Skill in using information technology applications and software for business and fleet management
  • Skill in writing and using correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information such as facts, ideas, or messages in a clear, succinct, and organized manner; produces written information such as reports, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit. Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.
  • If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:
  • Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
  • If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).
  • If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).
  • If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.
  • If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.
  • If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.
  • If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:
  • one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.
  • Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).
  • If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.
  • If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.
  • If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.
  • Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.
  • College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.


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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