SummaryClick on "Learn more about this agency" button below for IMPORTANT additional information.The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a senior Air Force program analyst and to provide USAF military space/cyberspace operations expertise in developing and disseminating planning, programming, and budget policies and guidelines for major war, mobilization, and contingency operations plans as well as provide expert guidance and advice to USAF HQ staff and major command MAJCOM activities. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Using USAF space/cyberspace expertise, develop, interpret, implement policies/procedures to programs, budget guidance/facilitate identify, determine ways to achieve mix of forces, equip, support; within fiscal constraints for space mission/ops plans. Develops new methods for testing and evaluating the effectiveness of planning, programming, and budget actions/processes in support of major Air Force mission and operational plans. Prepares and presents high level briefings of conclusions, many being highly subjective and not readily susceptible to verification until actual operational situations are encountered. Maintains a continuous liaison with other Air Staff, other service headquarters counterparts, and DOD offices to integrate Air Force PPBS support actions. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 14 Job family (Series) 0343 Management And Program Analysis Similar jobs Analysts, Budget Analysts, Program Budget Analysts Program Analysts Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration. US Citizenship is required Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov Total salary varies depending on location of position Centrally managed position; PCS expenses WILL be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations Recruitment incentives may be authorized Designated a drug testing position; incumbent will be subject to random drug testing Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information access Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft Air Force space, missile, and/or cyberspace operations experience is highly desirable Position may include additional program security requirements in order to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. If so, incumbent must be willing to submit to a Counter Intelligence Polygraph Disclosure of Political Appointments Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes mastery of advanced management and organizational principles and practices for a variety of space/cyberspace programs, such as Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance to include Nuclear Command and Control; Missile Warning/Defense; MILSATCOM; Space Position, Navigation & Timing; Space Testing, Training, Tactics & Exercises; Space Launch, Ranges & Satellite Control Network Operations; Cyber Integration; Global Information Grid Operations & Defense; Cyber Counter-Threat; Cyber Warfare; and a comprehensive knowledge of planning, programming, and budgeting regulations, guidelines, and processes; and a thorough knowledge of Department of Defense and organization planning, acquisition, and management processes to provide PPBS guidelines and advisory services in support to long-range Air Force war, mobilization, exercise, deployment, and similar operations planning efforts.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:1. Knowledge of the Department of Defense Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS) and policy, procedures, and schedules for developing Program Objectives Memoranda (POM), Budget Estimate Submissions (BES) and Financial Plans in support of major war, mobilization, and other contingency and operational plans as well as methods for developing budget forecasts, cost projections, financial exhibits, unfunded requirements justifications, POM narratives, offsets and disconnects, reclaims, and issue papers. 2. Knowledge of military service program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions as related to actual events. 3. Knowledge of the relationship of the various military entities involved in overall planning and execution of military operations and evaluations and the methods in which the PPBS process supports them. 4. Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of command level plans and programs for conducting major operations such as Space Situational Awareness & Command and Control; Space Protection; Space Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance; Missile Warning/Defense; MILSATCOM; Space Position, Navigation & Timing; Space Testing, Training, Tactics & Exercises; Space Launch, Ranges & AF Satellite Control Network Operations; Cyber Integration; Global Information Grid Operations & Defense; Cyber Counter-Threat; Cyber Warfare rescue, and associated mission and flight operations, tactical space lift, deployment, mobilization, exercise, flying training systems both manned and unmanned, rescue, foreign military sales, Planning, Programming, & Budgeting System (PPBSPPBE), acquisition, special operations, or similar operations. 5. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended solutions, and package the entire process in briefings, papers, or reports suitable for top management use and decision-making. 6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, negotiate complex issues, and maintain good working relations. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (ie, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional informationFor Direct Hire (DHA) Positions:This is a Direct Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11089451If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here. Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here. Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Sensitive Compartmented Information Drug test required Yes Help Required DocumentsThe following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.Online Application - QuestionnaireResume - For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (ie, month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, ie GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.Veterans: If claiming 30% Disabled Veteran or Veteran's Preference - Submit VOW certification memo or copy of the official DD-Form 214, which must include the character of service (ie, with an honorable or general discharge). This will be annotated in block 24 on member copy 2, 4, or 7 of the DD-Form 214. If claiming 30% Disabled Veteran, you must also submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces. NOTE: All veterans claiming 10-point preference must also submit a SF-15.ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:Name/Rank/Grade of Service MemberBranch of Armed ForcesDates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active DutyTerminal leave start date (if applicable)Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (ie separation or retirement)Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander.Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt. Help BenefitsA career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.