Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 27, 2021
Closes
Nov 01, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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Responsibilities

WHAT IS THE FACILITIES MGMT & SEC SERVICES DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Performs assignments that are agency-wide in scope and have significant impact on issues facing the REFM function. Examples include participating in Business Reviews of field and area offices, serving on task forces or study groups as the Headquarters representative to address Area-wide or Servicewide issues, or performing independent analyses of field, area and Servicewide operations. The incumbent must be knowledgeable of REFM policies and procedures to ensure that views are well represented. The incumbent may also be called upon to represent REFM on teams working with other agencies or on partnering activities with Business Operating Divisions (BODs) or Functional Units.
  • Leads REFM team initiatives, or independently studies complex problems facing REFM or those of particular concern or interest within REFM. This may require coordinating input from those customers, service providers and other agencies or identifying new or modified methods of performing work that requires the incumbent to demonstrate expert analytical or process analysis skills.
  • Coordinates cross-functional activities within REFM, including development of unit operating plans, Business Plan and Business Review assessments and reports. Assists with oversight responsibilities by conducting specific studies and analyses to support operational reviews and to measure achievement of goals and performance expectations, execution of plans, accomplishment of benchmarks, compliance with directives, and effective utilization of resources.
  • Analyzes program areas to discern trends in program delivery such as effectiveness of incorporating various applications into REFM processes, analysis of consolidated report data to measure effectiveness in meeting baselines, or the degree to which program plans and achievements support strategic initiatives. Applies process analysis knowledges and skills to program assignments.
  • Performs follow-up reviews of operations to monitor and independently report on progress toward implementing Business Plan action items, program initiatives, and administrative or operational review corrective actions.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):
PD94807

Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages .
- This is a non-bargainingunit position.
- Tour of Duty: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday-Friday
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
- If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 150-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.
- May be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on.

Qualifications

Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS 14 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: A wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods to design and conduct comprehensive studies and projects and to assess and improve program effectiveness or complex management processes and systems where you will research and investigate new or improved practices. Experience includes applying tools and techniques to plan, schedule, implement, closeout, and evaluate building delegation contracts, as well as, team management techniques to plan, organize, and collaborate on team projects. Experience utilizing budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimate resource needs. In addition, your experience should include knowledge of a wide range of contracting policies, regulations, and precedents to prepare recommendations affecting program execution. Your assignments should demonstrate oral and written communication techniques to present findings and recommendations for solutions. Experience using computer applications and software, including graphic database interface (GDI) building operations, Procurement for Public Sector (PPS), Microsoft Excel or equivalent and Microsoft Word or equivalent.

AND

MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: Under merit promotion procedures, Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. Time is credited based on calendar time served in a grade, regardless of the number of days or hours worked. If you currently hold or have previously held a position at the same (or equivalent) or higher grade/level in the Federal government as of this announcement, you will meet the TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS.

AND

TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment . For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".

For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards .

Education

For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time, but you must provide an SF-50 documenting you held this job series. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
  • Note: If substituting Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) for experience at the GS-7 level, please note that grade-point averages are rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. The Qualifications requirements above will reflect if SAA is accepted for this position and the online questionnaire will offer the option to select SAA as a qualifying response.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.

Additional information

Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.

1 position located in Facilities Management & Security Services (FMSS) to be filled in any of the duty locations listed in this announcement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in accordance with the Service's Merit Promotion Plan. You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Technology Application
  • Writing


Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain their most recent awards listing at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/ . Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: A category-like rating (Quality Group) will be used to rate, rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, Superior/Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified.

If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. Candidates, if required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring practices), will be interviewed in quality group order. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of Highly Qualified or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.
  • Resume - Your resume MUST contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or to present). We recommend that your resume not exceed 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. If you include Federal service experience, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Your resume must NOT include photographs, inappropriate content, or personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number. If your resume does not contain the required information specified, or contains prohibited information as listed above, your application will be determined incomplete, and you will not receive consideration for this position. ( Cover letters are optional.) Please view Resume Tips.
  • Online Application - Questionnaire responses
  • Proof of Enrollment or Education (if applicable) - For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, see Education Section above.
  • Performance Appraisal/Awards - You MUST submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal. If a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.
  • Registration/License (if applicable) - active, current registration/license
  • IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP) (if applicable) - You MUST meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) (if applicable) - You MUST submit the required documentation as outlined at: Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP). If you are an IRS CTAP eligible, you can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area. If you are a Treasury CTAP eligible can apply for jobs within the commuting area.
  • Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, your application will be determined incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

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