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Job Title:Budget Analyst

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:Air 13-021

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,448.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Thursday, February 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0560-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Salt Lake City, UT United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

UTAH NATIONAL GUARD

AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Only open to current military members of the Utah Air and Army National Guard.

Concurrent with AGR announcement Air 13-503.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Utah National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Utah National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Utah National Guard.

Upon completion of your application there is a page which reflects the following "Confirmation of your Submission to USA Staffing Application Manager".  Please print this page and keep it in your records as completion of intent to apply for a vacancy.  This page provides information about the job applied for and the date and time of submission. 

If you do not receive the “Confirmation of your Submission” page or have questions regarding the use of USA Jobs please contact the HRO at 801-432-4241 or 801-432-4239.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • ***APPLICANT MUST ADDRESS THE KSA'S ON THEIR RESUME.***
  • APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE THROUGH USA JOBS.

DUTIES:

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Performs budget formulation involving the preparation of detailed analyses of annual and/or multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations/programs into a consolidated budget request.  Analyzes assigned programs and interprets budgetary guidance to provide recommendations for local budget policy and procedures.  Develops budget formulation assumptions, formats the organizational requirements for the serviced organizations, for the overall budget.  Reviews, analyzes, edits, and consolidates budget submissions before submitting to Budget Officer and/or the Financial Manager (FM).  Develops appropriate narrative justification statements and presentation material for budget submissions, unfunded requirements, and programmatic changes.  Develops detailed programming and financial planning justification and documentation for inclusion into the Wing financial plan.  Assists the Budget Officer in making formal presentations of the proposed submission to the FM, commanders, center managers, and resource advisors.  Coordinates with NGB to appropriately defend estimates, answer specific questions, and provide clarification. Performs budget execution analysis of obligations incurred and actual expenditures of different sources and types of funding, such as one-year, multi-year, and no-year appropriations; reimbursement funds; and transfers of funds from other agencies. Identifies funding status, to include shortfalls, and provides guidance for the proper application of annual budget and/or allotment authority.  Exercises technical expertise and recommends approval or disapproval of funding requests based on interpretations of fiscal law, regulation or policy.  Receives funding documents for assigned programs.  Allocates appropriated funds to individual activities/functional areas based on an analysis of activity budget estimates, historical expenditures, quarterly projections, and approved funding.  Performs analysis of actual expenditures compared to planned utilization of annual budget and/or allotment authority, evaluates fund availability to achieve balance of approved objectives, and proposes reprogramming actions as necessary within assigned programs.  Performs in-depth analysis of funding received versus projected expenditures for model-driven programs.  Identifies trends and patterns, recommends ways to improve utilization of funds, suggests alternative funding approaches, and advises the Budget Officer, Financial Manager, commanders, center managers and resource advisors on the availability of funds.  Evaluates the effect of cost and programmatic changes on the budget execution process.  Identifies the need for transfer or reprogramming of funds between programs under the same budget account.  Adjusts fund allocations as required.  Verifies, enters and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports.   Provides analytical guidance for year-end close out to ensure proper, legal and full utilization of funds.  Provides financial advice, assistance, interpretation, and guidance on budget related matters such as types of funding available, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, status and use of funds to the Budget Officer, Financial Manager, commanders, center managers, resource advisors, and other staff members.  Information may include details on budget submissions, unfunded requirements submissions, year-end closeout procedures, and other procedural guidance.  Provides financial reports, trend analyses, rates of expenditures, and comparisons of actual performance to the financial plan, historical data, and identification of variances.  Serves as a financial consultant on issues such as: budgeting strategies and techniques, use of financial management products, resource distribution, program priorities, financial forecasts and projections, and assists in development of annual, long-range and conversion financial plans.  Designs, develops, conducts, and documents resource management training for personnel responsible for the expenditure of appropriated funds.  Training includes initial review or update of financial management processes, procedures, and requirements.  Serves as alternate chairperson to the Financial Working Group (FWG) and alternate advisor to the Financial Management Board (FMB). Provides organizational personnel with necessary information and knowledge to accomplish mission objectives.  Uses automated financial management systems and computer-generated products as tools to accomplish financial management objectives.  Confirms accuracy of automated system database information and advises the Budget Officer, resource advisors and accounting personnel of any significant problems.  Uses various computer software and web-based programs to produce required financial reports, plans, schedules, etc.  Presents effective analyses of financial management information regarding the expenditure of appropriated funds.  Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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LOCATION OF POSITION:  151 Comptroller Flight, Salt Lake City, Utah

POSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER: D1572000

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Statewide - Must be a current military member of the Utah Air or Army National Guard to be considered for this vacancy.

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Permanent

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Enlisted

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:  ENL: 6F0X1.

VICE:  Lawrenece Haywood

SELECTING SUPERVISOR:  Lt Col Linda Robles

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  This position has known promotion potential.

 

FOR POSITIONS REQUIRING A SECURITY CLEARANCE (SECRET OR TOP SECRET) THE APPLICANT MUST POSSESS OR BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A CLEARANCE WITHIN ONE YEAR OF APPOINTMENT.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: For successful performance in this position, each applicant must fully justify on their application how they meet each KSA listed.

 

1.  Knowledge of Air Force and NG budget regulations, policies and procedures.

2.  Ability to analyze, identify and provide a resolution to budgetary problems.

3.  Knowledge of accounting systems.

4.  Ability to analyze and forcast current and future budget requirements.

GS-11 requires 36 months of specialized experience.

GS-09 requires 24 months of specialized experience.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience – Successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. 

 


Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Airman who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Each applicant must FULLY SUBSTANTIATE on their application how they meet the requirements listed in the specialized experience area; otherwise applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. Applications will be evaluated solely on information supplied in the application (OF 612) or resume. Experience will be evaluated based on relevance to the position for which application is being made. Include job titles, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary, duties/accomplishments, employer(s) name and address, and supervisor(s) name/phone number and permission to contact

 

To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Thursday, February 14, 2013

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 834830. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

 

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

·         If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

 

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.      You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

·         By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following document is required:

  • Current Resume

To submit the document requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, by fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Martina L. Conner
Phone: (801)432-4239
Fax: (801)523-4700
Email: MARTINA.L.CONNER.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Utah National Guard
Human Resources Office
12953 S Minuteman Drive
Attn HRO Jodie
Draper, UT
84020
USA
Fax: (801)523-4700

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgment email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

Air 13-021

Control Number:

336787000