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Job Title:Program Analyst

Agency:Selective Service System

Job Announcement Number:AN787653

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 to Thursday, December 06, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Status Candidates

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located in the Planning/Reclassify/Training Section, Operations Directorate, Selective Service System (SSS).  As a Program Analyst, you will plan, develop and present analyses and studies leading to the development, validation, or improvement of the Agency's mobilization training programs.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Suitability for Federal employment determined by background investigation.
  • One-year probationary period may be required.
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

DUTIES:

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Develop, implement, and maintain readiness training programs.

Analyze course materials, training aids and instructional information to suggest improvements.

Evaluate training program effectiveness.

Respond to written and/or telephonic inquiries on policies and procedures related to the readiness training programs.

Oversee the collection of data from the agency's Integrated management Information System (IMIS) and Readiness Training Statistical System (RTSS).

Evaluate program requirements to develop program or administrative guidelines.

Develop and maintain agency readiness and preparedness plans.

Conduct studies to evaluate and predict success of the agency's readiness plans.

Interpret policies and procedures as they relate to readiness/preparedness and readiness training programs.

Evaluate program requirements to develop program or administrative guidelines.

Perform other duties assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-13:  Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, developing, implementing and maintaining training programs in multiple formats to include electronic and web-based training; researching and evaluating the program effectiveness to suggest improvements; overseeing the collection of data from various information systems, analyzing program requirements in order to develop administrative procedures; developing, evaluating, and maintaining agency readiness and preparedness programs; and communicating with agency's senior officials and other public groups to provide guidance on program related issues.


 Education cannot be substituted at this grade level.

Time-in-Grade:  Current and former permanent Federal employees, who apply under merit promotion procedures or noncompetitive appointment procedures, must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade level of this position.

 

All qualification requirements must be met by midnight (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the job opportunity announcement closes, your résumé and supporting documents will be reviewed and evaluated against your assessment questionnaire responses to determine whether you are qualified for this position. If a determination is made that you have inflated your responses, you may lose consideration. Be sure to carefully follow all instructions; errors or omissions may affect your consideration for this position.

For Competitive Applicants/All U.S. Citizens:  Eligible candidates will be assigned to one of the following quality categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified and Qualified. Candidates in the highest quality category will be referred to the hiring agency.

For Merit Promotion and Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Applicants:  The highest rated merit promotion/VEOA candidates will be referred to the hiring agency.

For Noncompetitive Appointment Applicants:  All qualified noncompetitive candidates will be referred to the hiring agency.

Application of Veterans' Preference: Under Category Rating procedures, veteran preference eligibles will receive selection consideration before non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure the following competencies that are required for this position:

  • Analysis/Evaluation
  • Program Management
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication

To preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link: View Assessment Questions


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) or an official statement from your command if currently on active duty. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, in addition to the DD-214, you must also submit a Standard Form 15 (Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference) and the required supporting documents listed on that form.  For more information on veterans' preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion consideration, the veteran must be:  1) a preference eligible; or 2) a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions (you must submit a DD214-member copy 4).

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service.  To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp%23intro

 

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: The following links contain information on the eligibility requirements to be considered under a noncompetitive appointing authority:

http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/

Hiring Authorities for Veterans

People with Disabilities

Selective Service: The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12/31/59 who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment to this position. For further information concerning Selective Service requirements, go to: http://www.sss.gov/.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the on-line assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To return to your saved application materials, log in at: https://applicationmanager.gov/ and click on Vacancy ID:  787653.

 

If you cannot apply online, you will need to:

1) Print the instructions and questionnaire by clicking View Occupational Questionnaire.

2) Print the 1203FX form to record your responses to the questionnaire.

3) Fax the completed 1203FX (all 6 pages but do not include a Cover Page for this document) to:  1-478-757-3144.

4) Print the Fax Cover Page and include with any supporting documents you fax (e.g., résumé, transcripts, veterans documentation, etc.) to the same fax number above.

 

Do not complete steps 1-4 above if you are applying on-line.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Your Résumé (if you submit a personally developed résumé, curriculum vitae, or any other written format, be sure to include a detail description of your job-related qualifications, beginning/ending dates, and hours worked per week, for each paid and non-paid position you included).
  • Completed Assessment Questionnaire

 

Other Supporting Documents: (only submit if applicable to you)

  • Veterans' Preference and/or VEOA documentation (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4, SF-15, VA letter, etc.)
  • Standard Form 50 (applies to current or former Federal service employees)
  • Performance Appraisal (applies to current or former Federal service employee). Your performance appraisal must be signed (electronic signatures accepted) and dated within 12 months.
  • CTAP/ICTAP documentation
  • Noncompetitive appointment eligibility documentation
  • AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Mid-Atlantic Services Branch
    Phone: (757)441-6765
    Email: NORFOLKMAIL@OPM.GOV
    Agency Information:
    Mid Atlantic Svc Branch Norfolk
    OPM Federal Building
    200 Granby Street
    Suite 500
    Norfolk, VA
    23510-1886

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    You will be notified on the outcome of your application once a list of candidates has been sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    AN787653

    Control Number:

    331355400