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Job Title:Program Analyst

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Justice, Office of the Inspector General

Job Announcement Number:OIG-2012-35-DEU

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$42,209.00 to $67,114.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, December 07, 2012 to Tuesday, December 11, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Announcement will close on the closing date or when the first 100 applications have been received.

JOB SUMMARY:

        

 

 

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is a statutorily created independent entity whose mission is to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct in DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs.  This mission is accomplished through audits, investigations, and inspections.  The Inspector General, who is appointed by the President subject to Senate confirmation, reports to the Attorney General and Congress.  The Assistant Inspector General for Audit is responsible for overseeing the Audit Division and audit engagements which involve all DOJ programs and operations.  The OIG performs audits at the request of Congress as well as self-initiating engagements in support of the OIG's strategic plan. This position is located within the OIG’s Washington Regional Audit Office, organizationally found within the OIG’s Audit Division.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Subject to pre-employment investigation and Drug Testing.
  • Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
  • May require up to 40% travel.

DUTIES:

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As a GS-7 Program Analyst, the individual receives training through classroom and specific on the job training assignments to become well versed in evaluation and review techniques, DOJ programs, legislation and regulations, and industry practices.  Specific responsibilities include: Working with experienced auditors and program analysts, the incumbent gathers financial and operating records relating to segments of audits, traces transactions to and from source documents, and identifies unusual or questionable transactions or practices that do not fit instructions or guidelines; Examining operating practices and procedures to validate reports, determine compliance with governing regulations, and provide the basis for the development of an opinion on the efficiency and effectiveness of operations; Composing draft work papers and summaries for reviews, performing data analysis, and developing draft finding sheets that clearly identify the logic flow.  The Program Analyst submits all work to the electronic work system so that it can be used and reviewed by supervisors and other team members; Supporting the team and developing productive relationships through engaging in collaboration and coordination with internal and external parties.

As a GS-9 Program Analyst, the individual serves as a team member on an assigned evaluation/review, assisting senior members on carrying out the activities involved in performance and financial reviews/evaluations of DOJ programs and activities.  Specific responsibilities include: Helping conduct evaluation and review surveys and assisting in preparation of survey and verification programs.  The Program Analyst may conduct reviews of small programs or activities of limited scope;  The incumbent performs research, conducts interviews, and analyzes documentation.  On larger reviews, the Program Analyst assists senior members with all of these activities by gathering and analyzing data and making recommendations based on that analysis; Composing draft work papers and summaries for reviews, performing data analysis, and developing draft finding sheets that clearly identify the logic flow.  The Program Analyst submits all work to the electronic work system so that it can be used and reviewed by supervisors and other team members; Supporting the team and developing productive relationships through engaging in collaboration and coordination with internal and external parties; Engaging in ongoing development to become well versed in evaluation and review techniques, DOJ programs, legislation and regulations, and industry practices.

Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS -7:  Applicants must possess and demonstrate in their resumes that they have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level. Such experience includes performing developmental assignments under the close guidance of a higher level analyst that provided exposure to a wide variety of management and program analytical methods and practices.
OR
Education: You may also substitute successful completion of one year of full-time graduate education for the experience required at the

GS -9:  Applicants must possess and demonstrate in their resumes that they have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07.  Such experience includes preparing comprehensive program analyses and evaluations pertaining to the effectiveness of program operations; Developing changes in methods and conducting studies of employee/organizational efficiency and productivity; Planning, coordinating and establishing operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project mission.
OR
Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree. OR Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR A combination of experience and education equivalent to the amount required.


 


 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in the vacancy announcement. We will evaluate your submission to determine the quality and extent to which your background (experience, education, training, etc.) relates to the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics). Please be descriptive when addressing below in your application package.

1)  Competency in program research
2)  Competency in analyzing programs
3)  Competency in communicating in writing
4)  Competency in communicating orally

 


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.



OTHER INFORMATION:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENT: Successful completion of a background security investigation and drug test. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for, or exempt from the Selective Service. See www.sss.gov.

CTAP/ICTAP: If you are an eligible Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other applicants for this position. Individuals who have special priority selection rights under CTAP or ICTAP must be well qualified for the position. To be well qualified, applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria, not including veterans' preference points, if applicable. CTAP and/or ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a recent (or last) performance appraisal; a 'Notice of Personnel Action' (SF-50) documenting separation; or, if applicable, 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.

Veterans Preference: If you are applying under the VEOA and you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide the Member 4 copy or Member 7 copy of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., copy of military orders, campaign documents as: or expeditionary award citation, etc.) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. For 10-point veterans' preference, including 30% or more disabled veterans, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference and the required documentation. Failure to submit required documentation will result in receiving no preference. Applicants who are currently active duty at the time of application must provide proof of entitlement to veteran's preference prior to a formal offer of employment. Information on Veterans Preference is available in the Vet's Guide that can be found at OPM's website: Veterans Guide., http://www.opm.gov/staffingPortal/Vetguide.asp

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.



HOW TO APPLY:

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You must submit your application including all supporting documents, so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement. Applications should be addressed to Brandie Millers attention and must have the announcement number included. We do not have an online application processing system, so please either fax your application to 202-305-9755 or email to oig.personnel@usdoj.gov only. You can also mail your applications to: (mailed packages must be received by the closing date)

The Department of Justice
Office of the Inspector General, Management and Planning Division
1425 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 7000
Washington, DC 20530
Attention: Brandie Miller
 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please indicate what grade you are applying for on your documents. This announcement may be used to fill similar vacancies.

• Resume
• A cover letter is desired
• CTAP/ICTAP documentation (if applicable)
• Copy of your unofficial transcript if qualifying based on education
• DD-214, Member Copy #4 (if applicable)

Applications mailed using government postage or through an internal Federal government mail system will not be considered.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Brandie S. Miller
Phone: (202)616-4512
Email: BRANDIE.S.MILLER@USDOJ.GOV
Agency Information:
U S DOJ OIG
1425 New York Ave NW
Suite 7000
Washington, DC
20530
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

We will notify you via e-mail of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.
 

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Job Announcement Number:

OIG-2012-35-DEU

Control Number:

332906300