Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington County, Virginia
Posted
May 14, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.
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Responsibilities

This position is located in the DEA, Information Technology Systems Division (TC), located in Arlington, VA.

The primary duties are:
  • Serves as the Program Analyst and subject matter expert on procurement and/or program planning and execution analysis processes, reports, systems and techniques; as applied to oversight of assigned directorate Programs and Operations.
  • Serves as a Program Analyst responsible for preparing procurement requests, establishing and administering procurement proposals.
  • Coordinates with HR on routine, high priority, and complex or controversial actions and requests, obtaining advice and recommendations to change or correct problem situations.
  • Provides procurement oversight and strategic direction.
  • Provides guidance on Human Resources requests.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Background and/or Security Clearance
  • Open to DEA Employees ONLY
  • Drug testing designated position
  • Successful completion of a one-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).


Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. GS-12: applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade of GS-11 or equivalent band level of responsibility in the Federal Service which includes experience:

1.) Responsible for executing the procurement processes to acquire Information Technology (IT) hardware, software and IT supplies and materials for the division;
2.) Reviews and analyzes procurement requirements to develop and establish procurement documentation; manages and provides financial oversight of program budgets;
3.) Conducts the internal review and approval process for IT products for the agency;
4.) Serves as the principal advisor on all personnel matters to include liaising with the Human Resources Division


Competencies: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competencies in the following areas:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Problem Solving


Education

Substitution of education is not applicable for this grade level.

Additional information

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)


SELECTIVE SERVICE: MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

EEO POLICY STATEMENT

Reasonable Accommodation Requests : If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire

In accordance with 5 CFR 2635.704, applications will not be accepted in postage-paid Government envelopes.

If you experience technical issues with completing your online application, you may review online help resources or submit a ticket to the Help Desk by accessing the 'Help Center' (upper-right of your screen, next to the question mark icon).

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site .

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the occupational questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Time-in-Grade: Federal employees and status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.

You will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications listed in this vacancy announcement. Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your application materials (e.g., resume, supporting documents), the responses you provide on the application questionnaire, and the result of the online assessments required for this position. You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):
  • Attention to Detail
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Problem Solving


Please note that the following competencies may not auto- populate in the competencies data insert and should be manually added to your list of competencies as applicable based on the corresponding competency verification form: Decision Making; Arithmetic; Mathematical Reasoning; Reading, and/or Reasoning.

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job

The assessment includes a cut score based on the minimum level of required proficiency in these critical general competencies. You must meet or exceed the cut score to be considered. You will not be considered for the position if you score below the cut score or fail to complete the assessment.

Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Failure to provide all required documents and information requested by the closing date will result in your application not receiving full consideration.

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Your résumé showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
  • All applicants must submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, position, and grade level.
  • Required Documents:
    • Resume
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
  • Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • College Transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
    • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
    • If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found on the below page. ( https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire )
    Transcripts: For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your official transcripts or an unofficial transcript of college courses which includes course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned.

    NOTE: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job guide.

    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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