Program Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 24, 2022
Closes
Jan 25, 2022
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Manage all phases of budget formulation/presentation, execution, program direction, and administration/budget information requests in assigned program area.
  • Analyze budget allocations to determine the impact on programs and units and develop strategies for the efficient management and utilization of resources for assigned program areas.
  • Develop budget and program processes, procedures, and guidance for executing financial management plans and programs.
  • Adjust program plans, resource commitments, and/or program priorities to mitigate potential problems or resolve complex issues affecting an organization.
  • Serve as subject matter expert and/or point of contact to provide support in the evaluation and implantation of current budgets and the assembly of budget proposals for program areas.
  • Initiate and prepare and/or coordinate responses to sensitive and complex inquiries in support of a unit in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate leadership in establishing and maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination and creates a sense of inclusion and support for all employees in the workplace.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of their duty location. If selected, you will be required to submit documentation of COVID-19 vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment, if after November 22.
  • The agency will provide additional information regarding what COVID-19 vaccination information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.
  • Selectee is subject to financial disclosure requirements and must submit form OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, within 30 days of appointment and annually thereafter.


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility and qualifications requirements as defined below by the closing date of the announcement. For more information on the qualifications for this position, visit the Office of Personnel Management's General Schedule Qualification Standards.

Your application and resume must clearly show that you possess the experience requirements. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Provide course descriptions as necessary.

Specialized Experience Requirement:

GS-14. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Serving as subject matter expert on a broad range of budget issues and matters related to effective and efficient operations of a major budgetary program, such as Salaries and Expense (S&E), Information Technology (IT), Apportionments, Allotments, Interagency Agreements (IAA's), and/or any other major program area. Managing the formulation/presentation, execution and justification of a budget for a major component of an agency or organization as well as the analysis of their operations and/or program areas. Exercising authority on the budget process and on matters of budgetary, regulations, and policies. Analyzing costs, benefits, and trends in rates of obligation and expenditure of funds; and recommending ways to improve the utilization of funds. Using automated financial systems to monitor, summarize and format financial and budgetary information. Preparing and conducting comprehensive and analytical budget briefings for senior management officials and program managers.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENT: If you are a current federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirements of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. This requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Visit the OPM website for information on how to apply as a CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP eligible. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100.
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) provides current or former temporary or term employees of federal land management agencies opportunity to compete for permanent competitive service positions. Individuals must have more than 24 months of service without a break between appointments of two or more years. Service must be in the competitive service and have been at a successful level of performance or better. Refer to PUBLIC LAW 114-47-AUG. 7, 2015 for more information.
  • If selected, you will be required to submit Form OGE-450 within 30 days of your initial appointment date, and annually thereafter. Selectee is subject to financial Disclosure Requirements in accordance with 5 CFR, Part 2635, Sub part E regarding business or personal transactions with applicants, borrowers, or business contacts who have or who are seeking business with this Agency. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. If selected you will be subject to a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) and a credit report.
  • This position may be eligible to telework up to four days per week, based upon the duties of the position. This position may also be eligible for flexible work arrangements as determined by agency policy and any applicable collective bargaining agreements.