Program Analyst

District of Columbia, D.C
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Full Time


As a Program Analyst, you will be primarily responsible for analysis, management, and communication for Transportation Audits' unique and complex funds.

Location of position: FAS - Office of Travel, Employee Relocation and Transportation - Strategic Planning, Business Management, and Administration Division (QMCB) located in Washington, DC.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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As a Program Analyst, you will be responsible for:

- Advising senior executives of recurring problems with transportation audits payments, collections, and claims and recommend tactics for resolution. Support the Transportation Audits division in answering complex carrier inquiries concerning claims and commission-based payments.
- Monitoring and analyzing the accounts receivable and commissions payable operations for the Transportation Audits Division, including the collection of overcharges, and other debts against Transportation Service Providers and the deposit of refunds and collections. Provide technical information to senior executives concerning transportation audits status of funds.
- Developing and implementing data entry for commission-based payments and funding levels into the Transportation Audits Management System (TAMS) and be responsible for the quality, quantity and timeliness of the final work product. Provide analysis and verification of TAMS error listings.
- Preparing and conducting briefings for higher level management to explain specific analysis and provide action plans for implementation.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).


For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-13 salary range starts at $103,690.00 per year.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing analysis of the collection of overcharges, commissions payable, and claims management for a complex nationwide Transportation audits program; and also demonstrates working knowledge of revolving funds, indefinite appropriation funds, and receipt funds.


Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.

• Knowledge of Transportation Audits management programs, including organizational structure, program objectives and goals, knowledge of GSA/FAS/TTL missions, policies, regulations, legislation, internal directives, methods and processes.
• Knowledge of Transportation Audits' complex and unique operating funds.
• Comprehensive knowledge of Transportation Audits Management System (TAMS).
• Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods to examine and interpret facts and assumptions, persuade management officials to adopt proposals and to develop constructive recommendations for strategic changes in work processes, procedures, and policies.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

GSA OIG Employees: Submit latest SF 50 (other than award SF 50)

If you are CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.

College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.

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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