Management and Program Analyst, GS-343-12/13 FPL 13 (MP)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 18, 2022
Closes
Jan 23, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

APPLICATION LIMIT: This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the day that we receive the 50th application, or at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the listed closing date, whichever occurs first.

We encourage you to read this entire vacancy announcement prior to submitting your application.

As a Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-12, you will be responsible for:
  • Use knowledge of the Federal budget and appropriations processes, as demonstrated by experience in the formulation, presentation and execution of the President's budget, for multiple programs.
  • Analyze spending plans and monitor spending for consistency with Administration policy and in applying Department rules and guidance to the operation of Department programs such as how funds may be spent.
  • Analyze and communicate in writing and orally on policy issues for multiple programs, as demonstrated by the preparation of such products as Congressional budget justifications, responses to Congressional questions, and comments on such policy documents as grant application notices and proposed legislation.

As a Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-13, you will be responsible for:
  • Use knowledge of the Federal budget and appropriations processes, as demonstrated by experience in the formulation, presentation and execution of the President's budget for multiple programs.
  • Develop, analyze, and evaluate new or modified program/management policies, regulations, goals, or objectives.
  • Analyze spending plans and monitor spending for consistency with Administration policy and in applying Department rules and guidance to the operation of Department programs such as how funds may be spent.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Males 18 and over must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • You may be subject to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • Relocation will not be paid.
  • Background investigation is required.


You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

If you are a current federal employee, you must meet all time-in-grade and time-after competitive appointment qualifications within 30 days of the closing date of this vacancy announcement. To verify that you meet these requirements, we will review your responses to the core eligibility questions on the occupational questionnaire, as well as your submitted resume and required documents. To make an accurate determination, you will need to include on your resume your federal position title, pay plan, occupational series, grade level, agency, dates for which you held the grade level (stated as MM/YYYY to MM/YYYY, OR MM/YYYY to PRESENT), and total hours worked per week. 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).

Condition of Employment:

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. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

Qualifications

Specialized Experience for the GS-12
One year of experience in either federal or non-federal service that is equivalent to at least a GS-11 performing performing two (2) out of three (3) of the following duties or work assignments:

1. Experience developing budget proposals that include justification of expenditures for at least one grant program as part of a Federal or State budget process.
2. Experience analyzing and making recommendations on policy issues and program management.
3. Experience analyzing or monitoring budget or spending plans for at least one grant program to ensure consistency with applicable statutory and policy requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
The quality of your experience will be measured by the extent to which you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You do not need to provide separate narrative responses to these KSAs, as they will be measured by your responses to the occupational questionnaire (you may preview the occupational questionnaire by clicking the link at the end of the Evaluations section of this vacancy announcement).

1. Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies related to budget program/operations area to consider their impact on programs.
2. Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in developing new procedures and approaches to identify and resolve significant issues and problems of a unique nature.
3. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to make recommendations to management.

Specialized Experience for the GS-13
One year of experience in either federal or non-federal service that is equivalent to at least a GS-12 performing performing two (2) out of three (3) of the following duties or work assignments:

1. Experience developing budget proposals that include justifications of expenditures for multiple grant programs as part of a Federal or State budget process.
2. Experience conducting detailed analyses of complex policy and management issues and making recommendations for improving program management.
3. Experience analyzing or monitoring budget or spending plans for multiple grant programs to ensure consistency with applicable statutory and policy requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
The quality of your experience will be measured by the extent to which you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You do not need to provide separate narrative responses to these KSAs, as they will be measured by your responses to the occupational questionnaire (you may preview the occupational questionnaire by clicking the link at the end of the Evaluations section of this vacancy announcement).

1. Knowledge of pertinent laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the budget program and related resources in the area being studied.
2. Knowledge of the major issues, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations of an organization.
3. Knowledge of the application of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency/effectiveness of program operations or substantive administrative support functions and organization structures.

Education

Education cannot be substituted for experience for this position and grade level.

Additional information

Veterans' Career Counseling: If you are a veteran interested in receiving tips on preparing a Federal resume and/or how to prepare for an interview, you may email sro_recruiting@ed.gov to schedule a session with a career counselor ("Veterans Counseling Session" should be placed in the subject line of the email).

Student Loan Default: If selected for this position, we will verify that you have not defaulted on any loan funded or guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are found to be in default, we will contact you to make arrangements for repayment prior to making an official offer of employment.

Suitability and Investigation: If selected for this position, you will be required to complete the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) to determine your suitability for federal employment and successfully complete a pre-appointment investigation/background check.

Essential/Non-Essential: This position is considered non-essential for purposes of reporting to work during federal government closures.

Financial Disclosure: This position does not require financial disclosure.

Telework: During the current period of mandatory telework required by the Agency's COVID-19 response, telework will be mandatory. When it is determined the Agency will be moving to the reopening phase, employees will be expected to physically return to the office of their official duty locations. Telework days and any required waiting period for eligibility will be determined at that time.

Bargaining Unit: This position is not included in the bargaining unit.

Selections: Agencies have broad authority under law to hire from any appropriate source of eligibles and may fill a vacancy in the competitive service by any method authorized. We may make additional selections from this vacancy announcement within 90 days from the date the selection certificates are issued, should vacancies occur. We may also share selection certificates amongst program offices across the agency.

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