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Job Title:  CORE Lead Management Analyst, GS-0343-12
Department:  Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:  Federal Emergency Management Agency
Job Announcement Number:  MG-2013-T0033-SAA-798761COR

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year
Monday, December 03, 2012 to Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Full Time - Temporary NTE 2 Years
1 vacancy in the following location:
Denton, TX United StatesView Map
Applicants within 50 miles of Denton, Texas


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.

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce.

Who May Apply

  • All U.S. Citizens
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here


This position is ideal for a Lead Management Analyst professional performing analytical and evaluating work associated with program activities.  This position has a starting salary of $74,872.00 per annum at the (GS-12) level.  The position is an important part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Mission Support Bureau, Office of the Chief Information Officer; Operations Division, Site Support Section, Denton, Texas.

This position is being announced under FEMA's CORE Program (Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery employees).  These positions are authorized under P.L. 93-288 to perform temporary disaster work and are funded from the Disaster Relief Fund.  Appointments are excepted service, temporary appointments.  This is a 2 year temporary appointment in the Excepted Service. 

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT:  For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies:  Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites.  All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must be able to obtain a (Public Trust) security clearance.
  • You may be required to undergo periodic drug testing.
  • This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 - Selective Service Registration required.


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Specific Duties:

·         Distribute and balance workload among the group and assures timely accomplishment of the assigned workload.

·         Maintain records of work accomplishments and time expended and prepares production reports.

·         Review completed work to see that supervisor’s instruction on work sequence, procedures, methods, and deadlines have been met.

·         Coach and provide on the job training to new employees in accordance with established procedures and practices.

·         Perform analytical and evaluative work associated with line and/or program activities.

·         Participate in developing work processes and allocating funding sources to support the section’s missions, functions, goals, objectives and work processes.

·         Evaluate and advise on or improve the effectiveness of work methods and procedures, organizations, manpower utilization, distribution of work assignments, delegation of authority, management controls, and information and documentation systems.

·         Provide position management advice and recommendations to Section Manager including advice on the distribution of workload among positions and organizations, and the skills mix or categories of employees needed to do the work.

·         Establish deadlines and timeframes for implementation of Section goals and priorities and provide direction to subordinate employees.

·         Serve as management liaison with Agency Headquarters and Disaster Staffing Branch regarding PFT, CORE and DAE personnel actions; coordinating recruitment and staffing, human resources program implementation as well as providing guidance on the staffing, personnel actions, internal tracking methods and human resources issues as they occur.

·         Formulate, present, execute and analyze Section Budget; participating in the development of the annual budget formulation process.

·         Coordinate assigned Section budget segment and planning process to inform upper management on key issues and to plan the Section budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

·         Create and analyze budget documents representing approximately 25 million dollars in Section operating capital; formulate Project Information Sheet, budget submittal forms, reports, and other required budget documents.

·         Manages and analyzes travel and training budgets, establish and maintain associated database; perform budget formulation duties and provide management officials with procedural and regulatory guidance concerning availability of or limitations on the use of funds.

·         Receive the call for the budget for internal operating programs; interpret the call and prepare instructions for use by the organization.

·         Serve as Project Manager and/or COTR for Information Technology contracts and service contracts for the Section as well as serve as Custodian Officer and/or Property Specialist for Government property located in the facility.


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You qualify for this position at the GS-12 level if you possess one of the following:

One full year of specialized experience serving as lead Management Analyst applying analytical and evaluative methods, techniques and issues in line with program activities concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations, distributing and balancing workload among staff; coordinating recruitment and staffing/ human resources program implementation; formulating, presenting, executing and analyzing Section budget; performing, participating in developing the annual budget formulation process; creating and analyzing budget documents approximately 25 million dollar Section Operating capital, performing financial analyses IT related contracts and service contracts, purchase orders; serving as COTR; developing detailed plans, budget, goals, and objectives for the long range implementation and administration of the program and develop criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the program.


The qualification requirements listed above must be met within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for (Public Trust) as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.


All applicants will be evaluated based on responses to the Job Questionnaire for the announcement. Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.

If you are qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.  To preview the Assessment Questionnaire, click the following link:  View Occupational Questionnaire


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DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to and select “benefits.”


This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.


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Your application must be received by 11:59PM EST on Wednesday, December 05, 2012. 

To begin your online application, click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register or sign into USAJOBS, take the online questionnaire, and submit the required documents. See Required Documents section for more detail.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your résumé, assessment questionnaire, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire and use the official FAX coversheet found here.


  1. Your résumé
  2. Your responses to the job questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire



Shukry Addou
Phone: (202)646-4127
Agency Information:
DHS FEMA HCD Talent Acquisition and Processing
1201 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC


Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. We will notify you by email after each of these steps has been completed. Your status will also be updated on USAJOBS throughout the process. To check your status, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on “Application Status,” and then click “More Information.” We expect to make a final job offer within 30 days after the deadline for applications. If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

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