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Job Title:MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Job Announcement Number:LAG-OPR-836672-LMA-399

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 $106,369.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 to Wednesday, February 13, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
El Paso, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

ICE employees within the local commuting area ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/

Who May Apply:

  • Current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment and work within the local commuting area.
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here

Organizational Location: This position is located within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Professional Responsibility. Duty Location: El Paso, TX.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

This is a non-bargaining unit position. 

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

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to pass background investigation and drug screen for fed employment
  • Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
  • Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)

DUTIES:

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You will serve as a senior analyst or advisor on the evaluation of the effectiveness of programs and operations and/or the productivity and efficiency of management. Your work assignments will include the following:

  • Implementing, coordinating, and/or overseeing a variety of complex management programs impacting agency activities; planning and/or conducting broad and/or in-depth special studies;
  • Developing and/or evaluating policies in assigned areas of responsibility;
  • Implementing, developing and/or monitoring sophisticated management information systems;
  • Preparing and/or providing briefings and presentations on analytical findings and recommendations;
  • Developing new and/or changes to existing issuances and directives;
  • Determining the applicability and effect of new or proposed legislation, executive orders, agency and bureau directives, and other agency decisions on organizational operations, managerial programs and requirements;  and
  • Representing the organization at meetings and conferences.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-09: You qualify for the GS-9 level if you possess one of the following:

A.  Experience: One year of specialized experience at the GS-7 level providing assistance to higher graded analysts by developing background information for studies; researching official documents, compiling and charting statistical data; gathering, summarizing and analyzing information for incorporation into final reports; carrying out specified portions or segments of specific projects; and identifying and recommending solutions to problems; OR 

B. Substitution of Education for Experience: Successful completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or a LL.B. or J.D. degree if related. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university and demonstrate the skills necessary to do the work of the position. (A course of study in business administration, public administration, or related fields is qualifying.) Check with your school to determine how many credit hours comprise two years of graduate education.

C. Combining Education and Experience: Appropriate combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience also may be used to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-9 grade level.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.  Qualification claims will be subject to verification.


Requirements:

Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement. 

Time in Grade:  Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service.  Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Proof of Education: If basing your qualifications on education, you must submit transcripts or list of college courses, with credit hours, major(s) and grade point average or class ranking. (Prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required.) This education must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Security Clearance: You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret clearance.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using an Assessment Questionnaire.  The questions are related to the following fundamental competencies (or Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) needed to perform the duties of this job: Organizational Awareness, Managing Human Resources, Planning and Evaluating, Information Management, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Interpersonal Skills, Oral and Written Communication and Technical Competence.

Based on your responses, you will receive a score from the Assessment Questionnaire between 70 and 100.  Applicants will be referred for selection in accordance with the terms of the agency merit promotion plan. 

 


BENEFITS:

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DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package:  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 www.dhs.gov/careers and select "benefits".



OTHER INFORMATION:

Promotion Potential: When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you need only submit a complete initial Application which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Required documents to support your minimum qualifications and eligibility (see Required Documents section below)

The complete initial Application must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, February 13, 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 occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 
 
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 836672.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience (education, training, and/or work experience; work experience should include job title, duties, employer's name, daytime telephone number and address, starting and ending dates, hours worked per week), and indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.
  • If you are a current or former Federal employee, SF-50 or equivalent documenting competitive status. (Current ICE employees are not required to provide SF-50).
  • List of college courses, with credit hours, major(s) and grade point average or class ranking, name and address of institution. Prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required.

Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. If you need further assistance, contact the Human Resources Office representative listed on this announcement at least one day prior to Wednesday, February 13, 2013 for further instructions.

You must submit all required information by Wednesday, February 13, 2013. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. Also, if you do not provide a valid email address, you may not be notified of the outcome of your application.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HR Assistant
Phone: (949)360-3058
Email: HRASSTDRO@DHS.GOV
Agency Information:
ICE Laguna Service Center
24000 Avila Road 5th Floor
Laguna Niguel, CA
92677
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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 the outcome after each of these steps has been completed.  Your status will also be updated on your USAJobs and Application Manager accounts throughout the process. We expect to make a final job offer within 90 days after the deadline for applications.  If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.


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Job Announcement Number:

LAG-OPR-836672-LMA-399

Control Number:

337059200