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Job Title:Supervisory Management/ Program Analyst, GS-0343-15

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:EEGO-13-CR-1-BS-XXXXX

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

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


Friday, October 05, 2012 to Monday, October 22, 2012




Full-Time - Permanent (Career/Career Conditional)




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




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The Office of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is seeking motivated and highly-qualified candidates for exciting full-time permanent positions located in various technology program offices located in Washington, D.C.  


  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Relocation benefits will be authorized for this position.
  • Completion of a one-year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • More than one position will be filled from this announcement.
  • Apply by midnight Eastern Time on or before the closing date.


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We are filling vacant positions in numerous specific EERE Program Offices.  Successful candidates will perform the following duties in the respective EERE Program office for which selected:

Serves as principal advisor to Program Manager on all aspects of planning/programming, budget/finance and administration. Advises and provides recommendations on broad policy, program and human resource matters affecting  programs and operations. With the Program Manager, oversees visioning, strategic and business planning, goal-setting, performance indicators, quality/efficiency, organizational performance management, and ensuring alignment with the vision, mission, values and goals of the EERE. Provides overall management of the institutional planning process and ensures integration of institutional planning with departmental strategic plans the EERE program.

Provides executive leadership and oversight of the financial management activities including strategic planning, programming, priority and affordability analysis, budget formulation and execution, financial reporting, communication (internal and external), contracting, procurement, and management and internal controls.  Recommends changes in policies and develops and assures implementation of procedures to assure efficient and economical use of program funds and resources.

Provides leadership, oversight, and policy direction to support human capital management interests, including personnel performance management to enhance staff morale and promote a positive and collaborative work environment, staff development and recognition, and determines appropriateness of outsourcing non-inherently governmental functions. Manages and administers the laboratory Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process.  Works with Program staff to develop efficient and effective laboratory management and coordination.  Tracks all laboratory and project spend plans to ensure efficient use of funds.  Assumes overall responsibility for annual lab performance reviews; ensures consistent, timely, and accurate responses to information requests from internal and external sources. Ensures Program compliance with the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) process and builds collaboration with other elements of EERE, including Procurement, NEPA, and the General Counsel. 

Manages and directs the administrative services of the program office.  Develops, implements, evaluates, and monitors procedures and policies for process improvement and sound business practice with goals of timeliness, maximum customer service, and efficient use of resources. Establishes and maintains a philosophy that advocates for continuous improvement to that extent that it becomes an integral part of the way the program office conducts its business.

Serves as supervisor and plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work Evaluates work performance of subordinates and appraises staff performance; provides advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters; interviews candidates for positions in the unit; and recommends appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions; hears and resolves complaints from employees.  Effects minor disciplinary measures and recommends other action in more serious cases; identifies developmental and training needs of employees; develops performance standards; exercises delegated Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action responsibilities.  Contributes to improvements in team work processes and methods to deliver better and more cost-effective results to customers.  Participates in measuring and evaluating quality of products and services and uses findings to generate new ideas and solve problems. 


The following information is provided regarding the primary mission of each of the Program Offices:



The mission of the Office Advanced Manufacturing Program (AMO) co-invests with private and public partners to improve U.S. competitiveness, save energy, create high-quality domestic manufacturing jobs and ensure global leadership in advanced manufacturing and clean energy technologies.  Our goal is to reduce the life-cycle energy consumption of manufactured goods by 50 percent over 10 years for AMO supported technologies and encourage a culture of continuous improvement in corporate energy management and combined heat and power.



The mission of the Office of the Biomass Program (OBP) is to develop and transform our renewable biomass resources into commercially viable, high-performance biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower through targeted research, development, demonstration, and deployment supported through public and private partnerships. The goals of the Program are to develop sustainable, commercially viable biomass utilization technologies to:

  • Enable the production of biofuels nationwide and reduce dependence on oil through the creation of a new domestic bioenergy industry supporting the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) goal of 36 billion gallons per year (bgy) of renewable transportation fuels by 2022.
  • Increase biopower’s contribution to national renewable energy goals through increasing biopower generating capacity.



The mission of the Office of the Building Technologies Program (BTP) is to develop and promote efficient, environmentally friendly, and affordable technologies, systems, and practices for new and existing residential and commercial buildings that will lower greenhouse gas emissions, foster economic prosperity and increase energy security while providing the energy-related services and performance expected from domestic buildings. BTP researches, develops, and deploys reliable, affordable, and energy efficiency technologies, practices, and systems with a goal to save $2.2 trillion in energy‐related costs by reducing energy use 50 percent. Those savings reduce energy bills for American families and businesses while enhancing the U.S. economy through new jobs as new, advanced, reliable and affordable building technologies are manufactured by domestic industry. 



The mission of the Office of the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) is to provide services, tools, and expertise to Federal agencies to help them achieve their legislated and executive-ordered energy and water goals. These are delivered through project, technical, and program services. The Office reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency (DAS-EE).



The mission of the Office of Fuel Cell Technologies Program (FCT) is to enable the widespread commercialization of a portfolio of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies through applied research, technology development and demonstration, and diverse efforts to overcome institutional and market challenges. The FCT Program works in close partnership with U.S. industry, academia, and national laboratories, and its strategy balances an inclusive, technology-neutral approach with focused efforts in specific technical areas and applications. The Program supports activities to broadly advance the state of the art of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, including applied research common to various types of fuel cells and a wide range of applications. 



The mission of the Office of the Geothermal Technology Program (OGT) is to accelerate the development and deployment of clean, domestic geothermal resources that will: promote a stronger, more productive economy; support a cleaner environment; and improve energy security. The program invests in Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment (RDD&D) and analysis efforts to increase performance and decrease costs, and does so in partnership with industry, academia, and the National Laboratories.  The outcome of these efforts will be to provide clean, competitive, reliable power options for use in all energy supply and end-use sectors of the economy.  The Office reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy (DAS-RE).



The mission of the Office of the Solar Energy Technology Program (SETP) is to provide the overall policy, management, and direction necessary for a balanced program of technology planning, research, development, test, analysis, evaluation, and communication that will increase the viability of solar energy technologies, including photovoltaic, and concentrated solar power as clean, competitive, reliable power options for use in end-use sectors of the economy.  SETP manages the SunShot Iniative, The Office reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretaries for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (DAS-EE and DAS-RE).  SETP represents and provides the national leadership in solar technologies for the formulation and execution of national energy policies and programs, and is responsible for the establishment of priorities and maintaining program balance among sub-programs within the Office.  SETP supports the SunShot Initiative’s mission to develop solar energy technologies through a collaborative national push to make solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP) energy technologies cost-competitive with fossil fuel based energy by reducing the cost of solar energy systems by 50 to 75 percent before 2020 from 2010 baseline costs.  Reducing the total installed cost for utility-scale solar electricity to roughly $.06/kWh without subsidies will enable rapid, large-scale adoption of solar electricity across the U.S.  This investment will help re-establish American technological and market leadership in solar energy, improve the Nation's energy security, reduce environmental impacts of electricity generation, and strengthen U.S. economic competitiveness and catalyze domestic economic growth in the global clean energy race.  The program closely coordinates its activities with those at the Office of Science and Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to prevent duplication of efforts while maximizing agency-wide impact on solar energy. 



The Office of Strategic Programs (SP) implements programs that promote global deployment of U.S. clean energy technologies and services, supports and accelerates entrepreneurial energy ventures and domestic technological advancements, provides critical support for optimized decision making and sound EERE management, and helps the public and other stakeholders learn about clean energy.



The mission of the Office of Sustainability Performance (SPO) is to provide leadership, oversight, direction and planning for the Department of Energy’s sustainability programs and initiatives.  The SPO serves as the Department’s lead for all matters involving sustainability including energy, water, land and paper conservation and use, greenhouse gas emission reductions and other issues.  SPO oversees and reports on requirements outlined in Executive Orders 13514 and 13423, the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005, the DOE Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan (SSPP), related guidance requirements, and other Presidential orders and Congressional mandates and statutes.  The Office ensures the integration and coordination of sustainability activities across the Department and acts as the lead liaison on sustainability with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and other federal agencies. 



The mission of the Office of Vehicle Technology Program (VTP) is to provide the overall planning, management, and direction necessary for a balanced program of technology research, development, demonstration, and deployment of advanced technologies that will reduce fuel consumption and/or allow substitution of non-petroleum based fuels in the transportation sector.  VTP scope includes a broad range of advanced technologies including energy storage, power electronics and electric machines, advanced combustion engines, advanced materials for lightweighting and propulsion, and advanced fuels and lubricants, as well as advanced technologies for improved vehicle efficiency such as HVAC and advanced tire technologies. 



The mission of the Office of the Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program (WIP) is to significantly accelerate, in partnership with State and local organizations, the deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and practices by a wide range of government, community, and business stakeholders.  WIP strategically coordinates with stakeholders and established networks to deploy the clean energy technologies we have.  Near-term activities produce almost immediate results in the form of greater energy efficiency, lower energy use, expanded renewable energy capacity, and economic development.  WIP’s Program activities include State Energy Program, Tribal Energy Program, Weatherization Assistance Program and Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG).  The Programs’ grants are managed in partnership with the Golden Field Office and the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL).  WIP reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency (DAS-EE).



The mission of the Office of Wind & Hydropower Technology Program (OWHT) is to provide the overall policy, management, and direction necessary for a balanced program of technology planning, research, development, test, analysis, evaluation, and communication that will increase the viability of wind and hydropower technologies, as well as all other fluid dynamics related renewables such as ocean current.  The outcome of these efforts will be to provide clean, competitive, reliable power options for use in all energy supply and end-use sectors of the economy OWHT works closely in partnership with the U.S. wind and hydropower energy industries to advance technology, reduce development and operating costs, and maintain a competitive position in domestic and international markets for renewable energy.





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QUALIFICATIONS: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.


Review the OPM page for information on qualifications, click here: 343 Series.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Online resumes of qualified candidates must describe at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal Government.


Specialized experience is defined as the 52-weeks of experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in at least 3 of the following areas:


1.  Strategic Planning (e.g. oversees visioning, strategic and business planning, goal-setting, performance indicators, quality/efficiency, organizational performance management, and ensuring alignment with the vision, mission, values and goals of the EERE).

2.  Financial Management (e.g. priority and affordability analysis, budget formulation and execution, financial reporting, developing strategic and background documentation and justification for budget requests). 

3.  Human Capital Management (e.g personnel performance management, staff development).

4.  Communications/Information Management (manage oral and written communications and outreach to internal and external stakeholders; prepare timely and accurate responses to high profile requests with tight deadlines).

5.  Business Operations (e.g. contracting, procurement management and internal controls).



Your online resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs/Competencies) (NOTE: Applicants need not prepare written responses to these KSAs/competencies):


  1. Knowledge and skill sufficient to develop, implement and manage administrative services programs in a supervisory capacity supporting a complex energy technology deployment and implementation program.
  2. Knowledge of advanced concepts, principles, techniques and practices of financial management with specific expertise in budget administration in order to formulate, justify and execute the EERE budget program strategies and alternatives. 
  3. Skill in qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques used in analyzing and measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of  staffing patterns, overall resource utilization, organizational effectiveness and overall administrative efficiency.
  4. Knowledge of budget planning and financial management methods.
  5. Knowledge of administrative practices to assess the impact of new organizational development and policy of administrative programs.
  6. Skill in information management techniques and process to coordinate information technology activities, manage Executive and Congressional correspondence and responses to IG/GAO audit reports.
  7. Ability to plan and evaluate complex business operational issues and recommend alternative courses of action.
  8. Skill evaluating and modifying processes to enhance customer service and meet customer's needs.
  9. Ability to evaluate technology and implement enhancements or adjustments to improve management processes.
  10. Skill in making oral and written communications in a variety of settings.

Although a degree is not required, your educational background will be strongly considered in the evaluation of your overall qualifications for this position. Supporting documentation of your education and training is appreciated, even though not required for this position. Please fax all supporting documents in accordance with the instructions provided under Required Documents in the "How to Apply" section.

EDUCATION FROM FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States (PROVIDING SUCH EVIDENCE WHEN APPLYING IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY).

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: A Preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check. If selected for this vacancy, you may be required to file the OGE Form 450 (Financial Disclosure Statement).


Your application will be rated by the system. A quality review will be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. If your resume is incomplete, or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be adjusted.

To preview questions please click here.


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The Department of Energy has broad range of benefits and work life programs that you may be eligible for depending on your type of appointment. For more information on benefits DOE has to offer please visit: DOE BENEFITS


Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment. For more information, visit the SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM web site. The U.S. Department of Energy is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


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You must submit your completed online application by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date to be considered. You must apply online at USAJOBS; paper applications will not be accepted. Requests for extensions will not be granted.

Steps to submit your complete application:

1. You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.

2. Have a completed resume in your USAJOBS profile.

3. Click the Apply Now button.

4. Respond to all application assessment questions.

5. Upload other required supporting documents.

6. Click the submit button

If you cannot apply online because of a disability, please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement during normal business hours (6 AM to 5:30 PM Mountain time).





2. Veterans: If you are eligible for veteran's preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming. All veterans MUST submit a DD-214, member 4 copy. If claiming 10-point preference you must also submit a SF-15 and any other proof that you are eligible for 10-point preference. If you are currently on active duty, you must submit an official statement of service from your command or other official documentation that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. You can find additional information on veteran's preference at VET GUIDE

3. Education: You must submit a copy of your transcript(s), a separate course listing, or a course listing in the appropriate job specific question showing the type of information that appears on transcript(s)such as course title, department, hours earned (semester or quarter), and grade.

4. If you have completed any part of your education outside of the U.S., you must submit the evaluation of your foreign education that has been prepared by an accredited organization. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), NACES, can provide a list of who can evaluate your foreign education. For additional information, visit DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

5. If you believe that you are Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)eligible, please visit ICTAP/CTAP for additional information. To be considered well qualified, you must have a score of 85.

6. If you are eligible for any Special Appointing Authority, you must submit the documentation supporting your eligibility. For additional information, visit DISABILITY RESOURCES 8. Optional Form (OF-306) Declaration of Federal Employment: The information collected on this form is used to determine your acceptability for Federal employment and your enrollment status in the Government's Life Insurance program. If you are selected, before you are appointed you will be asked to update your responses on this form and on other materials submitted during the application process and then to recertify that your answers are true. Click the link below and select the fillable PDF Version of the OF-306 (Declaration of Federal Employment). Complete the form, print, sign and follow the instructions at the "Vacancy Documents" section of the application to submit this form with your other required documents. OPTIONAL FORMS HOW TO SUBMIT ALL SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS: The documentation identified above must be attached to your application using one of the following actions: 1) "Upload" to upload documents directly from your computer 2) "USAJOBS" to upload documents stored in your "USAJOBS" accounts 3) "Fax" to generate a fax cover sheet and fax the documents (system generated cover sheet must be used) Applicants will be prompted at the "Vacancy Documents" section of the application to add their required documents. Please review and follow the instructions listed to successfully submit your documents. Even if you have uploaded required documents to USAJOBS for previous announcements you must separately attach your documents for this announcement per the on screen instructions in order for them to successfully be submitted for this announcement.


Beth Stover
Phone: 720-356-1791
Fax: 571-258-4052
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Energy
Golden Field Office
1617 Cole Blvd.
Golden , CO
Fax: 571-258-4052


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