Deputy Director, Budget Staff

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
May 06, 2021
Closes
May 14, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Justice Management Division (JMD), is a component of the Department of Justice (DOJ) that provides a wide variety of support and oversight functions for the Attorney General and the Department's components. The JMD Budget Staff serves as the central budget office for DOJ. The section oversees all aspects of planning and preparation of the budget for the entire Department of Justice, which totals over $30 billion.

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Responsibilities

-The incumbent is responsible for ensuring funds control for the Department, including effective interaction with the Office of Management and Budget (0MB) on budget execution matters to ensure compliance with all applicable budget execution guidance.

-Develops instructions and calls for budget estimates and develops and recommends systems, procedures, and methods for use in presenting and justifying the Department's budget. Prepares financial reports, charts, and resource recommendations for the use of key Department officials and also for consolidated and summarized purposes.

-Develops Departmental guidelines and orders to implement Office of Management and Budget (0MB) instructions, legislative requirements, and other external directives related to budget functions. Oversees the Department's fiduciary responsibilities by focusing on budget execution and its links to financial audits.

-Conducts and manages special studies requiring knowledge of budgetary resources, performance measures, and efficiency measures for Department components.

-Guides and makes recommendations on the oversight and management of a Department-wide, or shared services, working capital fund.

-Provides oversight and monitoring of departmental efforts toward achieving long range goals in programmatic, financial, and information resources management areas.

-Performs a variety of Department-wide advisory duties. Acts as an authoritative expert on complex matters/problems involving budget formulation, GPRAMA, and legislative issues.

-Establishes and maintains contacts with other government agencies, as required, regarding resource management, budget formulation and execution, GPRAMA, and legislative issues.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


    • Conditions of Employment:
    • We must receive your application by 11:59 pm (EST) on the closing date.
    • You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible.
    • You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
    • This is a Resume-Based application. Your resume must not exceed seven (7) pages to include the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
    • You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before you can be appointed into this position.
    • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position. Entrance on duty is contingent upon preliminary completion of a security clearance.
    • Veterans' preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service.
    • Only experience obtained by closing date of this announcement will be considered.
    • This position requires a Top Secret/SCI Clearance -- (Candidate must be able to obtain the required security clearance).


Qualifications

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Mandatory Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications.

The application process used to recruit for this position is RESUME-ONLY. Applicants must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) within their resume. Resumes may not exceed seven (7) pages.

We recommend that your resume emphasize 1) your level of responsibilities; 2) the scope and complexity of programs managed; and 3) program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Deputy Director. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the scope of the knowledge you possess.

YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your responses to the MTQs should be embedded/addressed within your resume not to exceed seven pages.

MTQ 1: Ability to manage a department-level budget office with multiple oversight responsibilities in the areas of Operations and Funds Control.

MTQ 2: Ability to apply sound business administration practices to all aspects of budget formulation and execution, while striving to attain departmental goals and objectives.

MTQ 3: Ability to guide the department-wide development of performance goals and measures, and integrate Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act(GPRAMA) requirements with budget documents.

IN ADDITION, YOUR RESUME MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs) EVIDENCE WITHIN YOUR RESUME NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN PAGES. PAGES EXCEEDING SEVEN (7) PAGES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED:

Your demonstrated leadership ability and the evidence of the ECQs and MTQs must be clearly shown in your resume. A separate narrative statement will not be accepted.

ECQ1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

**Please be advised, while you do not have to submit a separate ECQ narrative at this phase in the application process, If you are selected for the position once the Executive Review Board (ERB) and Interviews have concluded, would then be required to complete the ECQ narratives not-to-exceed 10 pages per the OPM requirements for Case Documentation under Criterion A-Resume Based QRB submission.**

Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications can be found at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp .Please refer to OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications for more detailed information.

THE EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): OPM is required by law to review the executive qualifications of each new appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment if the selectee is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V). These candidates must submit a written statement addressing the five (5) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed above for approval by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment. In addition, individuals entering the Senior Executive Service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. Applicants who have completed the Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

DOJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits .The Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) of the selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V) must be approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment. In addition, individuals entering the Senior Executive Service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. Applicants who have completed the Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.EEO Policy Statement: The Department of Justice does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, status as a parent, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other impermissible factor. The complete DOJ EEO Statement/Policy is found at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf .Reasonable AccommodationFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.Legal and Regulatory Guidance
    • Social Security Number - Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Failure to provide your Social Security Number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.
    • Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.
    • Signature - Before you are hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application.
    • False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.
    • Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) within their resume. Your resume must not exceed seven (7) pages.

Please see Application Procedures for specific instructions. The resume should demonstrate the necessary level of management skills, characteristics, qualities, specialized knowledge, and technical competence that would indicate successful performance in the SES. This evidence must include clear and concise examples that emphasize the applicant's level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives, and level of contacts

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

Applicants who fail to submit all information and documents (i.e., resume, and other documents as applicable) WILL NOT receive consideration for this position.

If you are a current career member of the SES, or are eligible for reinstatement in to the SES, or have completed an SES Candidate Development Program and obtained Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board certification, you can apply to be considered non competitively.

To be considered non-competitively, you must submit your resume only, and other documents, as applicable. You must submit your application so that it will be received by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on the closing date of the announcement.

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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