Management Analyst

Washington, D.C
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 22, 2021
Full Time


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is ranked within the top 5 mid-size agencies through the Partnership for Public Service's Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings! This Management Analyst position is located in the Office of External Affairs. For more information visit: Office of External Affairs

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As a Management Analyst, some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Providing administrative and technical support in the areas of human resources management; financial management; OEA's business plan updates; reviews and approves training and travel authorizations and vouchers for reimbursements. Advising senior management and other key management staff on a broad range of issues including human capitol planning, Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act, performance measures/target results, and projected fiscal year needs for the office.
  • Researching technical subjects, analyzes reports, documents, and other materials covering specific administrative program areas of interest to the supervisor and/or Office Director for different types of documentation required to identify historical trends, justify budgets for travel, and/or training. May be responsible for activities involving procurement and purchasing of office supplies, hardware, software, furniture, office relocations, movement and installation of communications equipment, space management, printing and reproduction, etc.
  • Serving as member of the public inquiries team responding to controversial or sensitive inquiries from the public, including landowners, public utility commissions, federal, state and local elected officials, including mayors and governors, foreign dignitaries, trade associations, industry representatives and their staffs, and the general public. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other Commission offices, external agencies and private organizations, and the general public.
  • Assisting the Administrative Officer and other managers in the management of OEA Personnel Data. Maintaining sensitive employee data, develops confidential reports from current staff data, interprets data, and reports findings to management.
  • Planning, developing, coordinating, organizing, implementing, communicating, and tracking project plans, guidelines, procedures, and timetables including recommending changes in policy and management activities for these projects.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must provide your SF-50 (see "Required Documents" section).
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • A background investigation is required.
  • This is not a bargaining unit position.
  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • You may be required to divest certain energy-related securities.

Time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement unless you are (1) eligible for a special hiring authority OR (2) reinstatement eligible.

You must meet all eligibility and qualification (experience and/or education) requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


To view the eligibility and qualification requirements of a Management Analyst, GS-0343, please visit: Management Analyst

You must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in providing administrative support in the areas of scheduling meetings and travel, training administration, human resources activities and budget development and distribution; and skill in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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 any volunteer experience.


There is no education requirement for this position; therefore, transcripts are not required.

Additional information

FERC remains ranked #1 in Work/Life Balance, for the 7th year in a row, among the Best Places to Work through the Partnership for Public Service! As a leader in Work/Life Balance, we are proud to offer telework flexibilities in accordance with agency policy.

The duty location of this position is in Washington, DC. Based on our current operating status, FERC employees are teleworking as opposed to coming on-site. When it is determined that our agency will be moving to the reopening phase of our Reconstitution Plan, the expectation will be to physically return to the office in Washington, DC. Telework days and any waiting period for eligibility will be determined at that time.

If selected for this position, you will be required to:
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
  • Have your Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choice.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. FERC also participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). For more information about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit:
  • Attend a mandatory ethics training. We are governed by the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Standards of Conduct, the criminal conflict of interest statutes, and FERC's supplemental ethics regulation, which specifically prohibits FERC employees from holding certain energy-related securities. To comply with these regulations and statutes, divestiture of these securities may be required after you begin employment. See 5 C.F.R. 2634-41; 18 U.S.C. 201-208; 5 C.F.R. 3401. If selected, you may also be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of appointment.
  • 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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

  • Once the vacancy announcement closes, we will review your resume and any supporting documentation to determine whether you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements for the position. Your resume must address the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities, and other characteristics):
    • Teamwork
    • Oral Communication
    • Written Communication
    • Analysis
    • Technical Knowledge
  • The online assessment is used to evaluate your relevant education and experience in relation to the required competencies for this position.
  • If you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the vacancy questionnaire. Your rating may be lowered if your responses are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your resume. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the selecting official.
  • You may be required to participate in a selection interview. If you are invited for an interview, you may be asked to bring a copy of your most recent performance appraisal. Please note - only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.

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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

    If you do not provide all required documents by the closing date of this vacancy announcement, you will not be considered for this position or receive special consideration/hiring preference (e.g. veterans' preference, ICTAP/CTAP eligibility, Schedule A, etc.).

  • RESUME: We encourage you use the USAJOBS online Resume Builder to ensure all the essential information is included in your resume. If you decided to submit your own resume, you must ensure it contains the following information for each experience/position:
    • Position title
    • Name of employer
    • Beginning and ending dates of employment (Month/Day/Year format)
    • Hours worked per week
    • Detailed description of job duties, accomplishments, related skills, and responsibilities to include any supervisory/managerial responsibilities and number of staff supervised (if applicable)
    • Series and grade or equivalent (for federal positions)
    • If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying based on your education, you must list your education history, including the type of degree and your major of study.
  • VACANCY QUESTIONNAIRE: You must submit and complete the online eligibility and vacancy questions.
  • TRANSCRIPTS (only required when the position has an education requirement, or you are qualifying for the position based on your education): You MUST submit copies of your college transcripts to verify your education. Unofficial copies are acceptable; however, if selected you will be required to provide official transcripts before your effective date.
  • STANDARD FORM 50 (SF-50)/NOTIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ACTION: For former and/or current Federal employees (which includes eligibility under an interchange agreement with other Merit Systems), you must submit a copy of your most recent non-award SF-50, showing you are/were in the competitive service, your highest grade held (or promotion potential) on a permanent basis, position title, series, and grade. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your official personnel record. FERC employees can access their official personnel records electronically, by using eOPF: . If you separated from the Federal government, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via the Federal Records Center, National Archives and Records Administration.

  • VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): If you applying under VEOA, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an "Application for 10-point Veteran Preference" (SF-15), along with official VA letter and the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. For more information about veterans' preference, visit: .
  • CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CTAP)/INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated "Well Qualified" for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information about CTAP/ICTAP, visit: . The following documents are required:
    • Reduction in Force or RIF notice - written notice of your expected separation, or other documentation of priority consideration status;
    • Latest SF-50 noting your current position, grade level, and duty location;
    • Last performance appraisal, including your rating; and
    • Any documentation from your agency showing your current promotion potential.
  • Schedule A eligibility (applicants with disabilities): The federal government has a streamlined hiring process for individuals with disabilities, known as Schedule A. For more information about Schedule A and eligibility requirements, visit: .
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