Program Analyst (project Coordinator), Gs-343-12/13
SummaryThe Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages the exploration and development of the nation's offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. For information about our bureau go to: vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesThis position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Office of Renewable Energy Programs (OREP), Engineering and Technical Review Branch (ETRB) for Renewable Energy, in Sterling, VA.The incumbent provides program analysis specifically focused on renewable energy offshore development. The position is directly responsible for the assessment of renewable energy facilities and associated infrastructure on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and the interaction of these facilities with other ocean industries and resources. Technical decisions made by the incumbent will influence the design and construction, and operation activities on Federal offshore renewable energy leases and grants.At the full performance level, GS-14 the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:Apply project management principles to the coordination of the technical and engineering design review of renewable energy site assessments, project development plans and associated design and installation reports.Coordinate ETRB reviews and recommendations with other renewable energy program units in BOEM and BSEE; interactions with other Federal agencies such as the US Coast Guard, US Navy, and US Army Corps of Engineers and State agencies; as well as policy development regarding issues related to renewable energy site assessments and plan reviews. Develop technical regulatory guidance for the Department and industry related to the development, submittal and review of plans for offshore renewable energy projects and identification of their impact on regulations at 30 CFR 585.Coordinate the technical and engineering design review of renewable energy site assessment and project development plans and associated design and installation reports.Prepare reports, memos and other documentation as needed on complex facility issues and follow up on all required activities; provide administrative support to the ETRB Chief. Serve as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for contracts associated with the renewable energy program and ad hoc tasks related to preparation, review and approval of documents for management policy decision-making.Physical Demands: The work is mostly sedentary. Some travel is necessary and on occasion could be frequent. Some of the work will be done under short deadlines in a crisis-oriented atmosphere. Use of a computer and its accompanying monitor is required.Work Environment: Work is generally performed in an adequately lighted, heated and ventilated office. Some travel by auto, airplane, helicopter, boat or ship may be required.Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.Salary Information: (Per Annum) *First time hires to the federal government typically start at the beginning salary in the range for their respective grade level.Sterling, VA:GS-12: $87,198 - $113,362GS-13: $103,690 - $134,798This vacancy is also announced as BOEM-MMEE-21-KS-089(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 1-5 nights per month for this position.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 14 Job family (Series) 0343 Management And Program Analysis Similar jobs Analysts, Program Program Analysts Help Requirements Conditions of Employment You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit. You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire. You must be a US Citizen. 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. See Qualifications Minimum Qualification Requirements:To qualify for this position, you must meet the Specialized Experience for the grade to which you are applying.Specialized Experience:GS-12 Specialized Experience:To qualify for the GS-12, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that 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. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: Must Meet All.1. applying project management principles to manage complex projects involving multiple, technical professionals; AND2. applying broad safety and environmental principles and practices to complex issues affecting unique combinations of technological and environmental conditions; AND3. interpreting and applying Federal laws and regulations that affect development of energy resources in the marine or ocean environment.GS-13 Specialized Experience:To qualify for the GS-13, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that 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. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience: Must Meet All.1. applying project management principles to managing and coordinating environmental, technical and/or engineering design reviews; AND2. presenting complex data clearly and concisely to senior management to identify issues and communicate results and recommendations; AND3. drafting technical guidance related to the development, submittal and review of plans for energy projects.Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.aspAll qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Education You may not substitute education for experience at the GS-12 Grade Level or higher. Additional informationApplicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their application package will be ineligible for further consideration for this position. Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for and performance of higher-level duties.The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (PL 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.Important Note: All Department of the Interior (DOI) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Financial Disclosure Report. In addition, DOI employees, GS-15 and above, who work in the Office of the Secretary; along with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) employees (at ALL grade levels), are further restricted concerning their interests in Federal lands and resources administered or controlled by the Department of the Interior. This includes holding stock in energy corporations which lease Federal lands (eg: oil, gas, coal, alternative energy resources, etc.). If you have any such investments you should contact the DOI, BOEM or BSEE Ethics Office before accepting employment. DOI employees are held to the highest level of integrity. Employees must be objective and impartial in the performance of their work. All potential issues (eg: work-related interactions with friends, family members, or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.NOTICE: This employer participates in E-Verify and will utilize your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the USA preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the US Department of the Interior. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check; it may take up to 3 weeks to complete. If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the Bureau security office. Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Once the application process is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation and responses to the online questionnaire will be made. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for this position. You are being evaluated under the Category Rating method, which means, if you are determined to be qualified you will be placed in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "Platinum", "Gold", and "Silver". However, your resume must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "Platinum" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. Veterans' preference rules for category rating will be applied.Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:Project Management: Applies principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating, and managing projects and resources.Technical Competence: Understands and appropriately applies procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise (for example, engineering, physical science, or law); maintains credibility with others on technical matters.If you are a status applicant (current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former permanent Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility in the competitive service), or are eligible under a special appointing authority and you are selected under this vacancy, you may be subject to serving a new one-year probationary period.To preview the assessment questionnaire click: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11210099 Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Other Drug test required No Position sensitivity and risk Moderate Risk (MR) Trust determination process Credentialing, Suitability/Fitness Help Required DocumentsYour resume must contain information sufficient to make a valid determination that you fully meet the specialized experience requirements as stated in this vacancy announcement and OPM qualification standards for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. It is strongly recommended that you use the USAJobs Resume Builder as it was designed to ensure that your resume includes the standard information needed. The Resume Builder is available at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/How_to_create_your_resumeYour application package must include: (1) Resume showing relevant experience as written in your own words; (2) Completed online Assessment Questionnaire; (3) College transcript (if applicable) for verification of qualifying education. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; (4) Certificates, license, etc. (if applicable); (5) Form DD-214 OR VA letter and Standard Form 15 (if applicable).NOTE: Applicants claiming veterans preference (TP, CP, CPS) must submit a copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," (Member 4 copy is preferred), showing the dates of active duty, type of discharge, and character of service (must be honorable); OR acceptable proof of verification of your preference (ie, official document, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that the veterans total combined serviced-connected disability rating is 10% or more).You will find additional information on the following topics: (1) e-Verify; (2) Selective Service; (3) CTAP/ICTAP; (4) Education - accreditation; (5) Foreign education; (6) Veterans preference; (7) Special appointing authority documentation; and more can be found on our web site: https://www.bsee.gov/careers/usajobs-assistance OR -Assistance/ .If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, you must submit proof by the closing date of the announcement that you meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP or you will not receive priority consideration. The proof includes a copy of the agency notice, your most recent Performance Rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty station. To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, you must earn a minimum score of 85 or above (prior to the assignment of veteran's preference) on the rating criteria for this position. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US 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 US 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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