PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Andrews AFB, Maryland
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Performs budget and contract work involving preparation of contracts, detailed analyses of annual and multi-year budget requirements for assigned weapons systems and support programs for the Air National Guard (ANG).
  • Performs financial planning and administrative work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds for annual and multi-year appropriations to include National Guard and Reserves Equipment Account (NGREA).
  • Provides technical assistance and policy guidance on contracting activities and information related to procurement. Serves as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to provide technical advice to personnel on contractual procedures and coordinate each phrase of the contracting process with the appropriate offices.
  • Uses automated systems and computer-generated products in accomplishing plan and programming assignments. Performs quality checks of automated systems, databases such as Wide Area Workflow (WAWF), Defense Enterprise Accounting & Management System (DEAMs), and Commander's Resource Integrations System (CRIS) to advise the ANG corporate process, leadership and programming manager of any funding or execution discrepancies.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Employee may be required to work overtime.
  • Safeguards classified or sensitive budget-related information and or files.
  • Must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance for the position.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Superior Qualifications may be authorized upon request
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • This is a Centrally Managed Position. PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations.
  • This is a Financial Management Level 2 certified position United States Code, Section 1599d.Incumbent will satisfy the requirements of this certification program.


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions, 0343.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes comprehensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques to apply the Department of Defense (DoD), agency, and organization budgetary and contracting regulations, policies, procedures, methods, and practices sufficient to formulate, justify, and execute assigned budgets and contracts in support of the ANG forces for overseas and domestic response missions; comprehensive knowledge of the DoD Planning, Programming, & Budgeting Execution (PPBE) process; and the Defense Acquisition System (DAS); knowledge of the relationship of military organizations involved in the overall planning, programming. & execution of military operations and sources of funding pertinent to weapons systems and acquisitions programs.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques to apply the Department of Defense (DoD), Air Force, and National Guard Bureau (NGB) budgetary and contracting regulations, policies, procedures, methods, and practices sufficient to formulate, justify, and execute assigned budgets and contracts in support of the ANG forces for overseas and domestic response missions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the DoD Planning, Programming, & Budgeting Execution (PPBE) process; and the Defense Acquisition System (DAS). Knowledge of the relationship of military organizations involved in the overall planning, programming. & execution of military operations and sources of funding pertinent to weapons systems and acquisitions programs.
  • Ability to apply a wide range of qualitative and /or quantitative methods, statistical analyses, and cost estimating techniques to analyze and evaluate contracting /programming decision effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of business practices and market conditions applicable to program and technical requirements sufficient to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility, and/or contractor performance.
  • Skills in automated systems and computer-generated products such as Wide Area Workflow (WAWF), Defense Enterprise Accounting & Management Systems (DEAMS), Commander's Resource Integration System (CRIS), Excel, and other computer software programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . The Vacancy ID is 11338172

    Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in 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. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as "fully vaccinated" prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement. More information on COVID requirements may be found here . Additionally, please do not disclose your vaccination status on your resume.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information.

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