Job Title:Program Analyst SV-0343-I
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:Transportation Security Administration
Job Announcement Number:MSP-12-531224
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Thursday, September 27, 2012 to
Thursday, October 11, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Twin Cities, MN, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Open to all U.S. Citizens.
Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 20.96%.
This position is located at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in Twin Cities, MN.
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here
- You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
- You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI).
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for this position, you will serves as a Program Analyst for the Integrated Conflict Management System (ICMS) within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You will use your experience and advanced knowledge of program principles, concepts, regulation, practices, analytical methods, and techniques to develop and implement the ICMS, which is the foundation of the Model Workplace and promotes the ICMS principles of fairness, inclusiveness, and transparency. Established policies and procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow for considerable discretion to select the appropriate approach or develop new approaches. You will report directly to senior leadership and will have direct access to the Federal Security Director (FSD). Typical duties include:
- Establishing and facilitating cross-functional teams to insure involvement of all levels of employees in efforts to improve workplace environment.
- Providing guidance and instruction to address workplace issues.
- Working with employee and management groups to analyze the needs of the organization in order to recommend design and delivery of practical tools, processes, and practices that support the development of workplace issue solutions that meet ICMS standards.
- Partnering with other agencies and departments in cooperative problem solving.
- Working with local leadership and teams to institute programs and initiatives that will build model workplace values, build competency in conflict management, and supports ICMS structures.
- Using ICMS structures, providing options for raising and resolving issues at all levels, such as: Conflict Coaches, Facilitators, Employee Councils, concern forms, and Safety Action Teams.
- Developing training plans for conflict management competencies, mentor and coaching plans, and reinforcement plans for various levels in the workforce.
- Tracking, analyzing, and reporting workplace trends to identify systemic workplace issues and develop action plan for improvement.
- Serving as a liaison with the Office of Collaborative Strategies and other offices to promote workplace program initiatives.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band, (equivalent to GS-13) you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized Experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. For this position, such experience includes applying advanced knowledge and practices of an Integrated Conflict Management System to manage conflict resolution, developing training options for resolving workplace conflict issues, and using discretion to track and resolve workplace problems.
You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience and/or related education as reflected in your resume and supporting documentation. You are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of the competencies required for this position. We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and any supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your category placement may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.
When completing the assessment questionnaire for this position, you will be prompted to elect if you wish for your application to be considered as External (where Veterans' Preference applies), as Status (current or former Federal Employees), and/or Internal to TSA as a current permanent or competitive temporary employee. At that time, please select the answer(s) that apply to you and your application to this position. To preview questions please click here.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Please Note: All of the following must be received in our office by 11:59 PM EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement. This includes both online and mailed application materials. If we do not receive all required information by the closing date, your application may not be considered.
Your application must include:
2. Self Assessment Questionnaire for this position
3. Applicable supporting documents (see Required Documents Section)
Click the "Apply Online" button below and follow the prompts to apply. If you are unable to access the automated application system, we may need to reset your password. Please call the TSA HR Access Help Desk at 1-877-872-7990 between the hours of: 7:00AM - 8:00PM ET Monday - Friday, 10:00AM - 3:00PM ET Saturday, or 11:00AM - 4:00PM ET Sunday.
If you are unable to apply online, please call the Help Desk at the number listed above for a printed Employment Packet which will be sent to you for completion and return to this office.
In addition to a resume and the assessment questions, you must submit copies of any of the following documents if you are applying based on current or former Federal Government Status (if you are not a current TSA employee), Veterans' Preference, or education or a combination of education and experience:
SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action - Current TSA employees are not required to submit an SF-50 to support eligibility for internal/status consideration.
If you are not a current TSA employee: you must submit your most recent personnel action SF-50 (or equivalent document) to support your eligibility for Status consideration. If you elect Status for the consideration of your application without submitting an SF-50 demonstrating your current or previous permanent Federal employment status, and you are not a current TSA employee, your application may not receive Status consideration.
DD-214 - If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, provide a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other appropriate documentation to prove your entitlement and to provide verification of an Honorable Discharge. Failure to provide this documentation will result in your application not receiving 5-point preference.
SF-15 and VA Letter - If you are claiming Veterans' Preference based upon a Compensable Disability, Widow or Spouse Entitlement, or as a Purple Heart recipient, you must submit your DD-214 or other proof of entitlement; an SF-15, and the required proof of disability, i.e., Department of Veterans Affairs letter dated 1991 or later. Failure to provide this documentation will result in your application not receiving 10-point preference.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job, and will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We will notify you of the outcome of these steps when they have been completed. You may also check your application status by visiting the Candidate Dashboard.