Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will perform routine and recurring budget administration duties.
  • You will use the financial system to monitor funds control and research execution questions.
  • You will assist higher level budget analysts in the performance of their assignments.
  • You will assist with preparing funding documents for approval by the Budget Officer.


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 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 Offers can be rescinded if requirements are not met.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.
  • Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.
  • A USA Hire assessment is required. An email will be sent with additional information after you submit your application. You will have 48 hours from the closing date of this announcement to complete the assessment.
  • You will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.) subject to such exceptions as required by law.


Qualifications

To qualify for the position of Budget Analyst, (GS-0560-7/9), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to the series and grade you are applying to.

You may qualify at the GS-07 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the federal service that demonstrates your ability to:
  • Apply various methods/techniques of budget requests.
  • Assist with a variety of execution reports on the utilization of funds and available balances
Or
B. Have 1 full year of graduate level education; or Superior academic achievement.
Or
C. A combination of education and experience listed above.

You may qualify at the GS-09 level, if you meet the following qualification requirement:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the federal service that demonstrates your ability to:
  • Serve as an advisor on many aspects of budget formulation and execution.
  • Evaluate and assist with revisions to annual and supplemental requests.
  • Analyze and recommend solutions to budgetary problems in all phases of budget administration.
Or
B. Have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree; Or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree such as (Business Administration, Public Policy, Political Science or Marketing closely related); Or LL.B. or J.D., if related
Or
C. A combination of education and experience listed above.

You MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/01/2021.

Your resume must support your responses to the questionnaire and 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.

After you submit this application, you will receive an e-mail informing you that a USA Hire assessment is required of you. You will have 48 hours from the closing date of this announcement (12/01/2021) to complete the assessment as this assessment is part of your application.

Education

GS-7
1 full year of graduate level education
Or
Superior academic achievement.
Or
A combination of education and experience listed above.

GS-9
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
A combination of education and experience listed above.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements :
Education must be reviewed and certified by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be creditable toward your qualifications. Therefore, you should provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

For more information about this requirement, please visit the U.S. Department of Education website for Foreign Education Evaluation .

All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

Additional information

  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS: DOJ policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation . If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire
  • COVID-19 Vaccination :
    1. As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal employees are required to be FULLY vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or BEFORE appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22, 2021.
    2. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 120 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.
    Employees may be notified of a requirement to report in person to the component workplace with an advance notice of not less than 30 days. Prior to a requirement to report to the workplace, employees may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the component's telework policy.

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