Qualifying experience for the GS-14 level includes one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level.
Examples of Specialized Experience:
Examples of specialized experience may include, but are not limited to, providing guidance to senior leadership in the development of budget estimates, resource allocations, and operational requirements; conducting analyses on budget plans and/or financial data and recommending changes to meet program objectives and goals; managing daily operations of Budget staff to include assessment and evaluation of subordinates; developing and maintaining Federal budget and financial management plans; formulating, presenting and executing of annual and multi-year program budgets for the Federal government; and providing guidance and direction to senior management officials on strength and weakness of Federal budget submissions;
You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
The resume you submit for this position will be reviewed to determine whether your experience is sufficient to meet the specialized experience requirements as outlined in this announcement. Your resume must reflect that you possess the competencies below. Candidates who are found best qualified in accordance with established ranked will be referred to the selecting official for consideration.
BASIS OF RATING:
Candidates who meet the basic qualification requirements for this vacancy will be rated according to Category Rating Procedures. This means that candidates will be assigned to a pre-defined quality category based on their application and veteran preference. Generally, only candidates in the top quality category will be referred to the hiring manager. There are three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified.
Individuals with veteran's preference will be placed ahead of other applicants within each rating category. Preference-eligible veterans who have at least a 10 percent compensable service-connected disability, and who have met the basic qualification requirements, will be placed ahead of other applicants in the highest category for all but professional and scientific positions at the GS-09 or equivalent and above. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics.)
NOTE: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for this position will be contacted to prepare a written narrative for each of the competencies below. Your responses to the statements will be evaluated to determine your rating.
Knowledge of budget formulation principles and practices, the Federal budget process, and Federal budget laws and regulations. This knowledge should include demonstrated ability in the application of the above principles, practices, laws and regulations in order to achieve organizational and program goals.
Ability to supervise an array of staff personnel including analysts and technical support staff who provide a wide variety of services with regard to budget formulation, budget execution, performance measurement and fiscal support programs, involving extensive coordination with various program staffs and senior management. Supervisory experience should include demonstrated ability to delegate and monitor progress on work products to ensure work products are completed on time, develop work plans, handle personnel matters including awards, promotions, and disciplinary actions to increase the efficiency of the office, and creativity in matching resources to program needs.
Skill in planning and conducting extensive analyses of budget issues, emergencies, and management actions that have significant impact on the appropriation as a whole.
Demonstrated skill in preparing goals, performance measures, and productivity measurement required by the Government Performance and Result Act (GPRA).
Ability to communicate orally and in writing to discuss budget requests, financial funding projections, alterations from previous reports or levels reported, rules and regulations regarding appropriation law, funds control, Departmental or Division policy and procedures.
Knowledge of automated financial systems.