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Job Title:Supervisory Program Analyst

Agency:Environmental Protection Agency

Job Announcement Number:PH-13-MAC-818397-MP

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, January 9, 2013 to Wednesday, January 23, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map


Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)


Founded in 1970, EPA is a dynamic organization employing people from diverse backgrounds dedicated to improving and preserving the quality of public health and the environment.

EPA seeks to recruit exceptional men and women who will work in new creative ways that are cleaner for the environment, cheaper for business and taxpayers, and smarter for America's future. 


This position is located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG).


Who May Apply: Merit Promotion eligible candidate


You are eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one of the following criteria:

    • Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service
    • Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous Federal service
    • Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)
    • Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service
    • Individuals with disabilities - For more information and proof required see With Disabilities.asp


One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Résumé and supporting documents (See How to Apply)
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
  • A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment.
  • Some travel may be required, 1-5 nights per month.


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The person selected for this position may act in the capacity as Acting Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Office of Congressional and Public Affairs (OCPA).   The Office of Congressional and Public Affairs is a multi-functional Headquarters office consisting of the Congressional and Media Relations Unit and the Publications Unit.


In this position, you will:

- Assist the AIG OCPA in managing the work and resources for OCPA, and will serve as the AIG in the absence of the AIG for OCPA.

- Maintain operational responsibility for leading and implementing change, and achieving results.

- Serve as the primary office manager, budget officer, and human capital office for the office.

- Lead or coordinate special project as assigned by the AIG.

- Serve as supervisor of the Publications Unit team.


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You must have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal sector developing and prioritizing work plans, establishing internal operating policies and procedures, allocating resources, assigning and evaluating work; providing quality assurance that projects produced by functional units meet appropriate standards; providing leadership, management and direction in conducting congressional liaison and public affairs activities; and supervising staff involved in the planning and conduct of projects designed to improve operations through increased effectiveness and greater efficiency.(You must clearly show how you meet this requirement in your resume).

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Status candidates must meet time in grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level.)

Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Management Analysis
  • Leadership and Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Technical Expertise


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


EPA participates in e-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. For additional information


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the documents described below under "Required Documents."  The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, January 23, 2013.

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

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link:

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 818397.   Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:
                - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable

     - SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a status candidate with current or

      former Federal service)



Philadelphia Services Branch
Phone: (215)861-3074
Agency Information:
Philadelphia Services Branch
US Office of Personnel Management
600 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

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