Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 30, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Pathways Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

As a Budget Analyst, you will:
  • Provide information and advice to program managers.
  • Review and edit program office and office budget submissions for reasonableness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and guidelines.
  • Negotiate budget funding amounts, timing, and changes with program managers
  • Monitor budget
  • Recommend reprogramming of funds as needed.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Pathways Recent Graduates Program Requirements:

If selected, you MUST:
  • Adhere to the Recent Graduates Program requirements.
  • Adhere to an established work schedule.
  • Perform, successfully, the assigned duties listed in your position description.
  • Participate in Department training classes or programs.
  • Create an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with assistance from your manager.
  • Select a mentor within 90 days of your date of hire.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings with mentor.
  • Must sign Pathways Participant Agreement.

  • Following the completion of program requirements, selectees may be considered for non-competitive conversion to a career-conditional or term appointment. All conversion requirements will be identified in the Participant Agreement. Program requirements include but are not limited to:
    • Successful completion of at least 1-year of continuous service;
    • Demonstration of successful job performance;
    • Completion of at least 40 hours of interactive training; and
    • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Recent Graduate may be converted.

    See additional "Conditions of Employment" noted below.

    The official duty station for this position will be in Washington, District of Columbia. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

    Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals


  • Qualifications

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing of this announcement.

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-9, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes performing work in any of the phases of budget administration in order to apply budget-related laws, regulations, policies, and techniques.

    Examples of such experience could include:
    • Working in a team to analyze changes in budgetary and financial policies and regulations that affect the accomplishment of program objectives.; OR
    • Preparing budget reports using automated financial systems.; OR
    • Preparing statements/reports to justify funding requests.
    OR Education: You may substitute education for general or specialized experience as follows: Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B. or J.D., if related.
    OR Combination: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the education requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-7, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes researching and gathering data to assist in budget administration and presenting your findings in various reports.

    Examples of such experience could include:
    • Assisting in creating budget reports to indicate any inconsistencies and provide recommendations for adjustment.; OR
    • Assisting in reviewing budget or statistical information to assist in creating a budget.

    OR Education: You may substitute education for general or specialized experience as follows: 1 full year of graduate level education.

    OR Superior Academic Achievement: Based on a Bachelors degree that is demonstrated through class standing (upper 1/3 of class); grade point average (3.0/4.0 overall or 3.5/4.0 in major), or election to membership in a qualifying national scholastic honor society.

    OR Combination: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the education requirement must equal at least 100 percent.

    Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Education

    Pathways Recent Graduates Program Education Requirement:

    To be eligible for the Pathways Recent Graduates Program, you must have within the previous two years, completed a qualifying Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Professional, Doctorate, Vocational or Technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution; educational institutions must be accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Education.

    Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their two-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years from the date they completed their degrees or certification. You MUST submit a copy of DD-214 showing the duration and dates of service that precluded you from applying due to a military service obligation.

    The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

    HUD may convert a Pathways Recent Graduate non-competitively to term or permanent positions in the competitive service. The target position upon conversion is a Budget Analyst with a full performance level of a GS-13. However, conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed. Recent Graduates must be U.S. citizens and meet the following requirements to be eligible for conversion:
  • Complete at least one year of continuous service;
  • Demonstrate fully successful job performance consistent with the applicable performance appraisal program;
  • Meet the OPM Qualification Standards for the competitive service position to which she or he will be converted;
  • Meet any other agency-specific requirements outlined in her or his Participant Agreement; and
  • Receive a recommendation for conversion from her or his first-level supervisor.


  • Additional information

    Other Information:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • Relocation incentive will not be paid.
    • Recruitment incentive will not be paid.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • Subject to a one year trial period.
    • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • 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.
    • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.

    All new and current Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, unless they are eligible and approved for limited legal exemptions for medical or religious accommodation. Employees will be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after they have received the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.

    Deadlines to receive vaccine doses to meet the November 22, 2021, are listed below:
    • If receiving the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first dose by October 11, 2021, and second dose by November 8, 2021
    • If receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first dose is October 18, 2021, and second dose is November 8, 2021
    • If receiving the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, the deadlines are as follows:
        first and only dose is November 8, 2021

    HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics .

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