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Job Title:Supervisory Energy Industry Analyst

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Job Announcement Number:FERC-MP-2012-0142

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, October 04, 2012 to Friday, October 19, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1101-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies in the following location:
Washington, DC, US

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from current and former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible under special hiring authorities.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.

This position is located in the Office of Enforcement, which serves the public interest by ensuring effective regulations and protecting customers through timely identifying risks to the market, emerging trends, issues regarding market inefficiencies, compliance with tariffs, Commission policy, and regulatory principles.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.

Position is not included in the Bargaining Unit

Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must meet specialized experience
  • One year supervisory probationary period may be required
  • Must submit most recent SF-50 with grade and step information
  • A background investigation may be required

DUTIES:

The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for the following duties:

- Supervises staff in the examination of complex and often controversial market and regulatory issues in areas of nationwide concern. Identifies discrepancies and deviations from applicable tariffs, regulatory principles and Commission policies.  Supervises the development of memorandum and market reports.

- Develops project work plans and directs the course of the most complex energy market assignments and far-reaching projects often dealing with issues of first impression. Defines the parameters and goals, establishes milestones and project priorities, identifies resource requirements, and recommends personnel assignments.

- Determines information needed to oversee developing energy markets, periodically reviews information needs and provides recommendations in that regard. Identifies critical information contained in diverse sources and devises ways to integrate new data sources with existing ones as they become available.

- Participates in determining program objectives and measuring and evaluating ongoing operations in achieving those objectives.

- Develops guidance for branch members to meet the particular requirements of individual projects/studies. Trains and mentors less experienced staff by providing: technical advice; explanation of complex statistical, economic, accounting or market-related data; and, assistance in resolving issues stemming from the oversight of regulated industries.  Provides performance reviews for branch members.

- Coordinates work performed by personnel from other branches and divisions and other offices. Ensures that work products conform to office policies and procedures, are technically correct, and timely.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Candidates must must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 level. Specialized Experience is defined as supervisory experience responsible for staff in the development of performance reviews, analytical reports, memorandum, and presentations, related to complex energy market matters.


Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy.

You must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

All required documents must be received by the closing of this announcement. If you do not submit a required document, (e.g. SF-50, transcripts, etc) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section.  Your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

1. Ability to plan and conduct specialized assessments of energy market issues in the electricity market, using sophisticated data analysis.

2. Knowledge of the operation of electricity markets including the Federal rules and regulations affecting them and demonstrated experience in those markets.

3. Ability to prepare and guide the preparation of analytical reports, presentations, and documents and present findings and recommendations both orally and in writing.

4. Demonstrated experience managing diverse multi-disciplinary teams in analytic undertakings in the electricity market.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Our benefits package includes: Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards; Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year; Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire; A wide choice of health insurance plans, and coverage for pre-existing conditions. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums; Flexible spending accounts for health care and for dependent care, employee assistance programs, flexible work schedules, and health and fitness programs. Learn more about Federal benefits programs by clicking here.



OTHER INFORMATION:

When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. You must submit all required information by the closing date. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Before entering on duty, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually. Relocation expenses will not be paid.



HOW TO APPLY:

You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.

Please click on the following link for detailed instructions on how to apply: How To Apply.

Tips For Applying For example, if the specialized experience requires presenting information to a large audience, your resume might include speeches or presentations you've given.
* Verify your resume clearly indicates possession of the competencies and required specialized experience listed under the Qualifications and Evaluations section of this announcement.
* Submit all requested documentation; e.g. SF-50, performance appraisal, transcripts.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or will not receive the special consideration, e.g. Vet's Preference, for which you may be eligible).

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES  -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment

Submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status.  (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)  If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit an SF-50 showing that.

Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, you must submit an additional SF-50 showing this grade in order to receive credit. (FERC EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED to submit any SF-50 which documents the experience with another organization other than FERC).

CTAP/ICTAP: 

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility.  For a detailed list of documents, click here.

SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION

If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA) DOCUMENTATION

If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. 

Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nancy Bryant
Phone: 202-502-6152
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: nancy.bryant@ferc.gov
Agency Information:
FERC
888 First Street, NE
Washington , DC
20426
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The best qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the status of your application up to four times throughout the application process. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." We also recommend you opt to receive status change emails through USAJOBS by logging into "Notification Settings." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.


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