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Job Title:Supervisory Management & Program Analyst

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:Customs and Border Protection

Job Announcement Number:IHC-834944-EWC MP

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year


Saturday, February 02, 2013 to Friday, February 08, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States


Current Department of Homeland Security Employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment who work within the local commuting area.


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.

Discover a challenging and rewarding career with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders.  At CBP, we:

  • Secure and facilitate trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws

  • Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
  • Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
  • Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border.

For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers, please visit our website at:


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Who May Apply:  Status Candidates which include:


  • Current Department of Homeland Security employees with competitive status  within the local commuting area.     
  • Current and former Department of Homeland Security employees within the local commuting area who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement.

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Organizational Location:  This position is with the Department of Homeland Security,  U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Administration, located in Washington, DC. 


Note: One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation
  • Selective Service registration
  • Residency Requirement


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  • Responsible for the formulation, programming and execution of funding for Administration Management Division (AAMD);
  • Serving as an advocate in dealings with high-ranking officials in other federal agencies, top level managers and various governing boards and committees;
  • Scheduling of audits in coordination with the AAMD and the appropriate Customs & Border Protection headquarters and field organizations; and
  • Planning and executing programs across a number of offices and organizations with diverse and complex issues and challenges.


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You qualify for the GS-14 level if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 level or equivalent performing duties such as:

  • Serving as a senior analyst and/or advisor regarding the analysis and evaluation of major aspects of substantive, mission-oriented or management programs that were complicated by interrelated issues, conflicting goals and objectives, subjective concepts, uncertainties, and difficulty in the verification of findings and conclusions.




Time-in-Grade:  Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. 



The qualifications listed above must be met by Friday, February 08, 2013 and are subject to verification at any stage of the application process.


Human Resources will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.  If you meet the minimum qualifications, your knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) will be rated between 70 and 100 based on your responses to the online assessment. If you are eligible for placement under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must earn a score of 85 above to be considered well qualified.


The KSAs for this position are:

  • Skill in reviewing proposed expenditures and budget requests.
  • Ability to prepare and provide briefings and presentations on analytical findings and recommendations.
  • Skill in representing the organization in meetings and conferences on subjects within assigned area.
  • Ability to implement, coordinate, and oversee a variety of management programs impacting the organizations activities.



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DHS offers competitive starting salaries and an attractive benefits package to include: health insurance, Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k)), Flexible Spending Account, retirement plan, life and long-term care insurance, 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 development opportunities.  For more information, please go to and select "Benefits". 


Background Investigation:  To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, CBP requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy.  To meet these standards, selected applicants will be required to undergo, and must successfully pass, a Single Scope Background Investigation for placement into this position.  This may include a polygraph examination, a review of financial history, and disclosure regarding criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. 

Travel:  You may be required up to 20 % per year.   

Supervisory Probationary Period: The Civil Service Reform Act requires first time supervisors and/or managers to serve an 18 month probationary period.  You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within 90 days of assignment to this position. 

CBP uses E-Verify to validate all newly hired applicants' ability to work legally in the United States.  To learn more about E-Verify, please click this link:


Relocation: Expenses will not be paid.


Residency:  If you are not currently a CBP employee, you must meet one or more of the following primary residency criteria for the last three years prior to applying to this announcement:

  1. Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
  2. Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a federal or military capacity; or
  3. Have been a dependent of a United States federal or military employee serving overseas.

Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination. Examples include: the stateside addresses of anyone who worked or studied with the applicant while overseas; the company headquarters where the applicant's personnel file is located; professor(s) in charge of the applicant's "Study Abroad" program or; church records for the applicant's overseas church missions. Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment.


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To begin your online application, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register or sign into Application Manager.  Your application packet must include a completed assessment questionnaire, a resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation. Please see the "Required Documents" section below for additional information.  All application materials must be submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time on Friday, February 08, 2013


You are not required to submit official documentation as part of your application package. However, if selected, you must provide the required official documentation prior to appointment. 


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 and document your responses to the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire using OPM Form 1203-FX and use the official FAX cover sheet .


If any part of your application is not received, it will be evaluated solely on the information available.


  • Resume:  A resume describing your job-related qualifications is required and must be in English.  It should contain each position title, grade (if federal), your duties, accomplishments, the dates you held each position, your work schedule and salary so we may best assess your qualifications.
  • Completed online self-assessment questionnaire
  • SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action:  With the exception of current CBP employees, ALL CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing competitive status: Tenure 1 or 2 in Block 24 and Position Occupied 1 in Block 34.  The SF-50 should also reflect the highest grade held on a permanent basis or the full performance level of your current position, whichever is higher. 
  • Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibility:  You must submit a separation notice; SF-50; 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 of National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.  Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found at

It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veterans documentation, completed assessment, and SF-50's) is received and accurate.  Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application.  If a document is not in a legible format, you will not be able to view it in Application Manager and you must again upload or fax the documentation by the closing date of this announcement. 

Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or e-mail.  The address below is for inquiries only.  If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact the Hiring Center listed at the end of this job announcement at least two days prior to the closing date of this job announcement for further instructions.  You may apply more than once; however, only your most recent application will be used.


Indianapolis Hiring Center
Phone: (317)715-3000
Agency Information:
CBP Indianapolis Hiring Center
6650 Telecom Drive
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN


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 e-mail 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 120 days after the deadline for applications.   


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