Policy Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 03, 2021
Closes
Aug 10, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Food, Health & Labor Branch of OIRA. Candidate will oversee regulatory and information policy across a diverse set of areas, to include healthcare, labor and agriculture. Candidate will advise OMB leadership, managers, and staff at all levels across the Agency.

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Responsibilities

*Note: This is a non-reimbursable Detail assignment - Minimum 6 months - Maximum (1) year.

The successful candidate must be energetic, creative, enjoy complicated analytic questions, and be able to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals with little oversight.

As a POLICY ANALYST, GS-0301-09/15 you may perform the following duties:

Policy analysts oversee the Federal regulatory system so that agencies' regulatory actions are consistent with economic principles, sound public policy, and the goals of the President. They also review requests by agencies for approval of collections of information (including surveys, program evaluations, and applications for benefits) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. In addition, policy analysts review and analyze other Administration and Congressional policy initiatives. Policy analysts in OIRA work directly with high-level policy officials and have a great deal of responsibility in a wide array of policy areas.

Specifically, an OIRA policy analyst:
  • Oversees and evaluates the regulatory, information policies, and other policy initiatives of one or more government agencies, applying economics, statistics, and risk assessment.
  • Analyzes agency regulations prior to publication to ensure that the regulations adhere to sound analytical principles, and that agencies evaluate the need for, societal costs and benefits of, and alternatives to new regulations.
  • Reviews and approves agency collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Ensures that agency collections reduce, minimize and control paperwork burdens and maximize the practical utility and public benefit of the information created, collected, disclosed, maintained, used, shared and disseminated by or for the Federal government.
  • Coordinates the review of regulations and collections of information within OMB and the Executive Office of the President, as well as among other relevant Federal agencies.
  • Monitors and analyzes legislative and policy proposals and testimony for conformance with the policies and priorities of the President.
  • Performs special analyses and advises senior policy officials on specific issues.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national
  • Selective Service registration if a male born after December 31, 1959
  • Be at least 18 years old and obtain a favorable security determination
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID
  • MUST BE A CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEE TO BE CONSIDERED.
  • This is a non-reimbursable Detail assignment - Minimum 6 months - Maximum (1) year.


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position. The qualification requirements are in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards.

GRADE REQUIREMENT: This is NOT a promotion . Applicant MUST currently be at the grade level advertised .

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: MUST BE A CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEE.

AND

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Examples of specialized experience are:

For the GS-09: Must currently hold a GS-09 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience related to the duties listed in this announcement.

For the GS-11: Must currently hold a GS-11 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience related to the duties listed in this announcement.

For the GS-12: Must currently hold a GS-12 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience related to the duties listed in this announcement.

For the GS-13: Must currently hold a GS-13 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience related to the duties listed in this announcement.

For the GS-14: Must currently hold a GS-14 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience related to the duties listed in this announcement.

For the GS-15: Must currently hold a GS-15 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience related to the duties listed in this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

Please see "Qualifications Required" for requirements of the position.

Additional information

OMB Diversity and Inclusion Statement: OMB is committed to creating a multicultural and supportive work environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statement: http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/index.cfm

Employment Information Resources - Resource Center: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page

Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/)

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternative Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

How You Will Be Evaluated: Your resume will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required and the extent to which your application shows that you possess the specialized experience associated with this position. Experience which demonstrates how you meet the specialized experience should be clearly documented in your resume.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Cover Letter, DD-214/ Statement of Service, Disability Letter (VA), Performance Appraisal, Reasonable Accommodation Documentation, Resume, SF-15, and SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action

SF-50 (Current and former federal employees) must submit their SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing competitive status; Tenure 1 or 2 in Block 24; Position Occupied 1 in Block 34; and highest grade held on a permanent basis or full performance level of current position, whichever is higher.

Resume which must include the following information: announcement number and job title for which you are applying; beginning and ending dates (mo/yr) for paid or non-paid work experience; and average number of hours worked per week.

Completed Occupational Questionnaire

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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