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    Duties

    Summary

    Reemployed annuitant: This vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants.

    This position will be located in DCAA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, VA OR at a DCAA Center of Resource Excellence location (Lowell MA, La Palma CA, Smyrna GA, Cherry Hill, NJ or Irving TX). Location of the position will be determined at the time of selection.

    The base salary range will be increased by locality pay. To see the total salary including locality pay for specific locations, go to: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/

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    Responsibilities

    • Assists supervisor and higher-graded staff with budget administration and in conducting review and analysis functions.
    • Collects, compiles, and consolidates data to support budgeting estimates projected for annual operations of assigned budgets.
    • Monitors commitments, obligations, and costs to meet customer needs. Researches all erroneous data and independently makes decisions to discern trends.
    • Coordinates the timely submissions of budget estimates by operating elements with assigned Agency organizations.
    • Prepares recurring and special summary reports for specific areas of the budget such as a monthly breakout of expenditures by labor and other non-labor.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel is generally 25% or less.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • Job family (Series)

    0560 Budget Analysis

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a U.S Citizen as verified through E-Verify Program.
    • Background Investigation: See Additional Information section.
    • Drug Testing: See Additional Information section.
    • Performance Appraisal: See Additional Information section.

    Qualifications

    All qualification and time-in-grade (if applicable) requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.

    Specialized Experience:
    You must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 or equivalent level. Specialized experience is experience in budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes to formulate, justify, and execute assigned budget to support the mission, structure, goals, work processes, and programs of support activities/organizations; experience in the use of automated data processing software programs and capabilities used to accomplish budget/funding tasks.

    Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    Substitution of education for experience: Education must be directly related to the position that is being filled.

    For the GS-9: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, Master's or equivalent graduate degree, may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

    If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).

    Additional information

    DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.

    Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 2 years if one has not already been completed.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).

    Financial Management (FM) Certification Program: As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD FM Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course-based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 2 certification must normally be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date.

    Background Investigation: All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information. If you are selected for a critical/special sensitive position, you will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). For a critical sensitive position, you must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret level. For a special sensitive position, you must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level AND you will be subject to a random counterintelligence scope polygraph.

    Drug Testing: If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing. If you are selected for a special sensitive position, you will be placed in a drug testing designated position. You must pass a drug test before your assignment to such a position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.

    Performance Appraisal: If you are a current Federal employee, you must be rated fully successful or higher on your current performance rating to be eligible for promotion. You may be asked to provide a copy of your performance appraisal during the evaluation and selection process.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

    Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a numeric score based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background. Your final score will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified candidates.
    Competencies:

    • Budget Execution
    • Communication
    • Financial Management Analysis

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Other

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    Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Resume - Each period of Federal experience must reflect the grade level of the position and whether the assignment is permanent or temporary. Your resume must document your specialized experience at the next lower grade level.
    2. Assessment Questionnaire
    3. Other supporting documents
    a. SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action - Unless you are a current permanent DCAA employee, current and former Federal employees must provide their most recent SF-50 or the SF-50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
    b. College Transcripts - If you are substituting education for specialized experience, you must provide your college transcripts.
    c. Certifications
    d. Veterans Preference Documentation - DD-214 Member Copy 4, Standard Form 15, Veterans Administration letter
    e. ICTAP - Agency notice
    f. Military Spouse Preference - Spousal Travel Orders
    g. Other documents identified in this announcement

    WARNING: Failure to submit a complete Application Package including all required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. Once your application is "processed", you can review your submitted materials. It is your responsibility to verify that information you entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. Neither Human Resources nor the Selecting Official will modify your submitted documents and information.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    http://www.usa.gov/Federal-Employees/Benefits.shtml

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.

    Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
    1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
    2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
    3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    ?You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10207732

    Agency contact information

    Anita Lewis

    Address

    DCAA - HEADQUARTERS
    8725 John J. Kingman Rd.
    Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060
    US
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    Are you looking for an inclusive and employee-friendly work environment, challenging assignments, specialized training and generous benefits? At DCAA you'll find all this in a progressive organization dedicated to continuous improvement. DCAA is ranked in the top third of the "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government." Join the elite cadre of administrative professionals who have made DCAA their employer of choice. You will be providing a unique service to your country and making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere!

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    Next steps

    Once your application is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email. You will subsequently receive an email notice of your rating and whether you were referred to the hiring manager as best qualified. Qualified candidates eligible for non-competitive reassignment, repromotion, change to lower grade, transfer or reinstatement will also be referred. You may be contacted for an interview. You will be notified when the selection process is complete.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499133700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.