GATEWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - Recent Graduate (Management & Program Analyst)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 18, 2021
Closes
Jun 23, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Due to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where this position is located, on a regular basis.

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Responsibilities

This position is located in AFN/Information & Technology, AIT-001 which provides leadership and management for secure enterprise wide information technology services to support the FAA's mission. The incumbent of this position serves as a Management and Program Analyst.

Performs basic but progressively more difficult assignments under the close direction of a manager or team member. Typically acts as a member of a team for projects/programs within a defined area of responsibility.

Applies established guidance for program/project execution.

Provides assistance to team members in various areas related to FAA IT contracts.

Participates with team members in the development of market research effort, Request for Proposal/Request for Quote, Statement of Work (SOW), Performance of Work Statement (PWS) and Statement of Objectives (SOO) documentation in support of procurement and contracting activities.

Participates with team members to support funding and budget activities including but not limited to, data entry into related systems, purchase requisitions, and invoicing.

Applies basic knowledge applicable to his/her discipline and limited experience to accomplish assignments. Typical assignments may include: collecting and recording data/information; conducting research; identifying problems; and assisting higher level professionals in day-to-day operations.

Coordinates with a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional to plan time and use assigned resources to accomplish tasks.

Contacts are primarily internal to the organizational unit with a manager and other employees to share information, provide data and/or written analyses, and discuss the statuses of assignments. In some specialties, may have contacts with customers and other external parties on routine matters such as gathering information, explaining regulations, and discussing customers' situations.

Established policies/procedures provide detailed guidance for almost all assignments, with little or no room for discretion. Works under detailed instructions provided by a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional.

Regularly refers problems and work issues to a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional for guidance.

Work is reviewed regularly during assignments and at completion to ensure timeliness and all aspects of quality.

Work activities typically support the work of other employees and contribute to activities of the organizational level. In some specialties, the work may affect internal and external customers.

Other features of the Gateways Recent Graduates Program

APPOINTMENT - If selected, your temporary appointment may not exceed a total of two (2) years.

AGREEMENT - All participants must sign a written Recent Graduates Program Participant Agreement with the FAA that clearly identifies expectations of the appointment such as duties, length of appointment, work schedule, training, mentorship, etc.

CONVERSION - Although it is not guaranteed, an intern may be converted from the Recent Graduates Program to a permanent excepted service position without further competition after successful completion of the required training, mentorship, and other requirements in accordance with the recent graduates participant agreement.*

TERMINATION -Participation in this program may be terminated at any time.

TRANSCRIPTS - Must be submitted. If you do not submit your transcripts, your application will be considered incomplete and will not be given further consideration.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.


Qualifications

To view the complete qualifications standard, applicants should reference-U.S. Office of Personnel Management Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Management and Program Analysis Series, 0343:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards

To qualify for the Recent Graduates Program you must apply within two (2) years of having obtained a qualifying degree or certificate beyond the high school level from a qualifying educational institution.

Exception to the 2 year application eligibility requirement: Veterans who have a military service obligation will have up to six years from degree or certificate completion to apply to Recent Graduates job vacancies.

In addition to the qualifications that must be met for the Recent Graduates Program:

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess 3 years of general experience, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least a GS-4 that demonstrates the ability to:

1. Analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions;
2. Plan and organize work; and
3. Communicate effectively

OR

4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through a comparative process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list.

Education

This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).

Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.

Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html .

Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the KSAs listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

This is a bargaining unit position.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 343 series.

College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the, 343 series with the FAA.

College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 343 series.

If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

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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