Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 18, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Relations Service (CRS) serves as "America's Peacemaker" for communities facing conflict based on actual or perceived race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability. CRS works toward its mission by providing facilitated dialogue, mediation, training, and consultation to assist these communities to come together.
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Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities for a 0343 Program Analyst generally include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • As the CRS FOIA Officer, the incumbent processes, reviews, analyzes, and provides recommendations for responses to Freedom Act and Privacy Act requests.
  • The incumbent processes, reviews, analyzes, and provides recommendations relating to ethics matters.
  • The incumbent assists with privacy compliance structures required by the Department.
  • The incumbent serves as a key advisor and provides written and oral analysis relating to CRS program, operations, and management decisions, as they pertain to CRS General Counsel, and other high-level interests including the Department leadership, Members of Congress, and other senior level Managers.
  • The incumbent provides written and oral expert analysis and advise on complex program issues.
  • The incumbent undertakes or participates in special projects, ongoing analyses, investigations, and initiatives that have high priority for high-level management.
  • The incumbent provides written and oral expert analysis and evaluations to management that encompass programmatic milestones, schedules, and budgetary resource planning and execution required for effective management, operations, and decision making in support of a project/program or functional area.
  • The incumbent provides interpretations of data that point out trends, identify deviations from standards and/or plans, and project data into the future.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • You will be required to complete a pre-employment security investigation and background check which includes a drug screening.
  • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary or two-year trial period.
  • Selective Service registration is required for males born on, or after, December 31st 1959. Those not registered should have an approved exemption on file.
  • You must meet all eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement and continue to meet these requirements throughout the hiring process. Offers can be rescinded if requirements are not met.
  • Additional selections may be made from this announcement, for up to 90 days, if openings occur in other offices serviced by Justice Management Division.


Qualifications

To qualify for the position of Program Analyst at (GS-0343-13), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to this series and grade you're applying to.

If you are a current or former government employee on a permanent appointment in the competitive service, you will need to demonstrate 1-year (52-weeks) at the next lower grade level, to meet the time-in-grade requirements for this occupational series and grade. Additionally, please ensure to submit an applicable SF50 (please refer to the "required documents" section for additional information).

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience at the GS-12 Grade Level which includes: 1) Undertaking or participating in special projects, ongoing analyses, investigations, and/or initiatives that have high priority for high-level management; 2) Collecting revelant information from many varied sources; AND 3) Providing expert analysis and/or evaluations to management that encompass programmatic milestones.

You MUST meet all qualification requirements, including Time-in-Grade, by the closing date of this announcement, 09/17/2021.

Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.

Education

There are no education requirements or substitution of education for the required specialized experience.

Additional information

The bullets below outline the various groups of applicants that fall under the term "status candidates". This vacancy is open to applicants from any of the groups listed below: When you apply you'll have the chance to claim an eligibility pathway, be sure you fully read each statement and any links provided to make sure you know which eligibility you qualify for.

See a full list and learn more at USAJOBS, see: What does Status Candidate mean? or Which Jobs am I Eligible to Apply for?
  • CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: For more information, see USAJOBS Federal Employees .
  • CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAMS ( CTAP or ICTAP ): For more information visit: USAJOBS Career Transition Programs
  • VETERANS AND MILITARY SPOUSES: Please see USAJOBS Veterans Preference for more details. SCHEDULE A, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Learn more at USAJOBS - Individuals with Disabilities . General Employment Information :
  • REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation
  • DOJ EEO STATEMENT: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you were born male, on or 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. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .


  • How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

    Once the announcement closes, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted by the HR Specialist. This information will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment, and then whether you are qualified for this particular position. If a determination is made that you have inflated your responses when compared to your background information, you may be deemed ineligible, or your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your skills and abilities.

    Additionally, we will review your supporting documents and resume to determine if you are in the "Area of Consideration" for this vacancy. Government-Wide Merit Promotion vacancies may only accept applications from a limited audience, pay careful attention to the "Who May Apply" and the "Hiring Paths" information. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    BASIS OF RATING :
    DOJ's Merit Promotion Procedures will be used to evaluate candidates.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
    • Administration and Management
    • Analytical Skills
    • Data Management


    Career Transition Programs ( CTAP or ICTAP ): These programs apply to Federal and/or DOJ employees who meet the definition of surplus or displaced from a position in the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
  • Meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
  • Be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and
  • Submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.


  • Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Credentialing

    Required Documents

    Documentation requirements may vary from applicant to applicant based on your eligibility claims.

    It is your responsibility to carefully review the list of document descriptions below, to see which documents are required for your application.

    ALL APPLICANTS : You must submit a detailed resume containing the following information:
  • Official position title;
  • Employer name and contact information;
  • Start and end dates ( including month and year );
  • A detailed list of duties & accomplishments,
  • Your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved; and
  • The number of hours worked per week (or indicate full-time).
  • If you are a current or former Federal employee :
  • You must submit your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent agency form. Do not submit an award SF-50, these do not contain sufficient information about your appointment
  • Your SF-50 should list the full position title, series, grade and step, organization, duty location, service computation date, effective date, and your service type and tenure status.
  • Submit a copy of your most recent performance evaluation or appraisal, signed, showing your final rating. If a performance appraisal is not available submit a statement explaining why one is not available.
  • See USAJOBS Current & Former Employees for more information.
  • If you are a Veteran or a qualifying parent or spouse:
  • Submit all DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, Member-4 Copy) forms.
  • If you are a Veteran with a service-connected disability rating you will need to submit the SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference) and a copy of your VA Letter stating your disability rating.
  • If you are the qualifying parent or spouse of a disabled, deceased, or deployed Veteran, and are seeking a derived preference eligibility, you must submit appropriate supporting documentation such as the Veterans DD-214, SF-15, VA Letter.
  • For more information on each type of Veterans Preference, and the documentation required for each, see FedsHireVets .

  • If you are a person with a disability, claiming eligibility under Schedule A :
  • You must submit "proof of a disability" documentation ("Proof of a disability" is a letter stating that you have an intellectual disability, severe physical disability or psychiatric disability).
  • You must get this letter from your doctor, a licensed medical professional, a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, or any Federal, state, or local agency that issues or provides disability benefits.
  • For more information about Schedule A and verification requirements, please see OPM's Schedule A site .

  • If you are a displaced Federal employee claiming eligibility under CTAP or ICTAP :
  • You must submit your separation notice or agency RIF letter from your agency.
  • If you have not yet been separated, you can provide the letter of intent to separate you from the agency because of reduction-in-force.
  • See USAJOBS' Career Transition Programs for more information.

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