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Job Title:Management and Program Analyst

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Offices, Boards and Divisions

Job Announcement Number:ATR-13-05 DEU

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$51,630.00 to $67,114.00 / Per Year


Friday, February 08, 2013 to Thursday, February 14, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




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


United States Citizens


Are you ready to contribute to matters of national importance that promote a competitive and productive American economy? The Antitrust Division has openings for a Management and Program Analyst to join our dedicated team and gain invaluable experience working in the public interest to protect the competitive process.

The Division's work ranges over the entire spectrum of the U.S. economy. Its merger and civil enforcement cases can affect the structure and performance of an entire industry, and its criminal enforcement detects and punishes white-collar antitrust crimes that rob American consumers.  The position is located in the Premerger Unit in Washington, DC.  The Premerger Unit is responsible for coordinating, compiling and acting as liaison for matters, investigations, and data collection relating to Sections 2, 7, 7A, and 8 of the Clayton Act, Section 5 of the FTC Act and Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act. Additionally, the Unit maintains clearance procedures with the FTC regarding investigations and/or matters under the jurisdition of the har-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976; maintains files, records and data concerning Antitrust Division judgments that have been entered by a Court; and develops and maintains a system for tracking compliance with the judgments.


The incumbent performs a key role in the identification, establishment and maintenance of required tracking, including computer systems; and data collection, reporting and accuracy of statistics maintained by the office.  The incumbent is tasked with critical duties having a major impact on the cooperative efforts of the FTC and the Antitrust Division regarding Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger reviews, as well as clearance procedures relating to civil non-merger and criminal enforcement actions.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment background investigation.


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This position is located in the Office of Operations, Premerger Unit. The incumbent performs the following duties: collects, sorts, maintains and provides reports involving Division statistics and the Unit's activities; performs analytical and evaluative work associated with Hart-Scott-Rodino activities; develops, analyzes, evaluates, advises on, or improves the effectiveness of work methods and procedures, organizations, manpower utilization, distribution of work assignments, delegations of authority, management controls, information and documentation systems, and similar functions of the Premerger Unit; maintains a records management program for all office functions; establishes and maintains a quality/compliance control system for the tracking of the Division court challenges and judgements; and competently enter Division related enforcement data. Serves as the backup to other Unit employees performing additional duties and responsibilities, as needed.


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Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 in the Federal service or have a master’s or equivalent degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D.


Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position such as performing analytical and evaluative work associated with Hart-Scott-Rodino activities; identifying data required for use in the management and direction of programs; conducting studies and recommending changes or improvements; performing management surveys; analyzing, developing and evaluating proposed changes in operating procedures or delegations of authority; researching and investigating new or improved management practices; developing new or modified administrative program policies; establishing and maintaining a quality/compliance control system for the tracking of court challenges and judgements; and/or data gathering and analytical techniques and systems evaluation methodology.

Applicants using education to qualify MUST submit copies of college transcripts or a list of college courses taken that identify for each course the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable to qualify, but it must include your full name and you may be asked to submit an official transcript prior to appointment, if you are selected.

All applicants selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. 


Employment is also contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation adjudicated by the Department of Justice.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ’s Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration.

Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

You will be rated on the following Competencies:

(1) Knowledge of workforce utilization, workloads, and staffing level requirements.

(2) Ability to plan and execute work.

(3) Ability to analyze current or projected operating programs.

(4) Ability to communicate in writing in performing administrative analysis work.

(5) Ability to communicate orally in performing administrative analysis work.


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 CTAP 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.


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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:

 Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit:

 Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit:

 Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit:

 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:

 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:


This is a permanent appointment, subject to a one year probationary period in accordance with 5 CFR 316.304. This is a full-time, competitive service position eligible to be included in the bargaining unit.


The Antitrust Division participates in the E-Verify program.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Direct Deposit is required in accordance with 31 CFR 208.

You will be required to serve a probationary period of 1 year.

This is a nonsupervisory position.


All applicants selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Employment is also contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation adjudicated by the Department of Justice.


Veteran Preference- If you are entitled to veteran preference, you must indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming in your application and submit the appropriate documentation as specified below.

In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 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., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower if a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a signed and dated Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.

Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated," veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified).


Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See


Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. 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.


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.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, February 14, 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 using the following Vacancy ID  838010.  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, 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.


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  • Resume
  • The duties identified require a demonstrated ability to analyze complex data and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Applicants must be able to perform analytical and evaluative work associated with Hart-Scott-Rodino activities.
  • If you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you must submit your college transcripts with your application.
  • If you are claiming Veterans Preference, to verify your preference claim you MUST submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to: DD214 (which indicates character of service), SF-15, and/or VA Letter.
  • If you are qualifying for this position based on education, you must submit a copy of your transcript.

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page. Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Application Manager. Or, you may click this link to print a copy of the cover page. When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below.  

  • Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number 838010
  • Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
  • You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.
  • Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.
  • Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed: 

  • Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
  • Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
  • Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name
  • Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.

    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 can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, or via fax.


    Office of Personnel
    Phone: (202)514-2469
    Agency Information:
    Terricita Scott
    Washington, DC


    Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the announcement closes, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications based on the application we receive. Ranking will be determined based on responses to the Assessment Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 to 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

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