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Job Title:Program Analyst

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Logistics Agency

Job Announcement Number:DHRA-13-791254-DE

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


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


Tuesday, November 20, 2012 to Wednesday, November 28, 2012




Full Time - Permanent




Few vacancies in the following location:
Alexandria, VA United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


Defense Human Resources Activity 

DHRA's mission is to provide program support, information management, and administrative services to the DoD Components on human resource matters and to collect, archive and provide management information, research and analysis of human resources and other related functional area data bases for the DoD.  DHRA is a dynamic organization involved in the implementation of reorganization, reform and restructuring within the Office of the USD (P&R). Currently DHRA is comprised of: DHRA Headquarters Staff, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service (DCPAS), Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), Personnel and Readiness Information Management (P&RIM), Personnel Security Research Center (PERSEREC), Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Office of the Actuary, Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS), Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), and Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO).



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As a Program Analyst with Defense Human Resource Activity, Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ensure compliance with legislative Congressional and Departmental guidance, directives and instructions in the implementation of the Employment Initiative Program.
  • Identify and define major Reserve component manpower and personnel planning and management problem areas that require legislative modifications and improvements as related to Employment Initiative Program.
  • Develop the mission, vision, key messaging, tools and the marketing plan for the Employment Initiative Program Strategic Communications Plan in coordination with eh senior executive staff.
  • Research, prepare and consolidate data, test and supporting analyses for various regular and ad hoc reporting requirements, to include reports to Congress and congressional testimony and other EIP inquiries.



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      To qualify for a Program Analyst your resume must support:


      One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must be at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Examples of creditable specialized experience include:


      • Developing, planning, coordinating, evaluating, managing, executing and communicating programs, policies, procedural initiatives, and activities related to public affairs activities and the Military Services both Active and Reserve.
      • Reserve Legislative Initiatives; and with other DoD staff elements and appropriate government agencies to ensure thorough and effective integration of reserve manpower and personnel programs.

      Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:


      • Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and communicate information.
      • Skill in leading people and organizations.
      • Expertise in customer relationship management.
      • Ability to provide policy directions in terms of the broad strategic missions, goals, and objectives.


      Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
      Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
      Work Schedule: Full Time
      Tour of Duty: Set-Time
      Overtime Work: Occasionally
      Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally 
      Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive/Secret
      Drug Testing Designated Position: No
      Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
      Bargaining Unit Position: No
      Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria
      The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
      Emergency Essential: No
      For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:


      We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:


      • Best-Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.


      • Highly-Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.


      • Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.


      Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.


      Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see


      All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outline on the SF-15.



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      For information regarding Federal benefits, please see:


      ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan):   If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated Highly Qualified under Category Rating procedures used as the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.  Additional information may also be found at the General Information and Definitions link below.


      MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:  Information and required documentation for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the General Information and Definitions link below. 


      SELECTIVE SERVICE:  ATTENTION MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law. 


      Please review the General information and Definitions at: 




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      To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
      - Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume" 
      - Completed Questionnaire  – (Required)
      - Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

      To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

      The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
      To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 

      To review the status of an application through USAJOBS:

      1. Log into your USAJOBS account.
      2. Click Application Status within our profile to expand your application.
      3. Click the more information link under the Application Status column for this position. You will be routed to Application Manager.
      4. Click the Vacancy ID link to open the Application package. The Details tab displays by default. The Details tab displays comprehensive information about the selected Application Package including: assessment(s) and the status, supporting documents and their status, correspondence sent to you by the hiring agency, and your application processing status.
      5. For additional information, see Details Tab and Checklist Tab.


        If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID  791254 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

        Note: If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at:


      The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide:



      Tiffanie N. Howard
      Phone: (614)692-0247
      TDD: 800-654-5984
      Agency Information:
      DLA Human Resources Services Columbus
      3990 E Broad Street
      Bldg 11 Section 3
      Columbus, OH


      Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.  If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI)
      Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates. 

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