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Job Title:Program Analyst, Legislative Affairs

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Job Announcement Number:3056

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$80,000.00 to $90,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, February 11, 2013 to Monday, February 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0343-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

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PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

XX

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Quantico, VA, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to all sources

JOB SUMMARY:

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Serves as the Marine and Family Programs Division (MF) Action Officer for legislative matters.

KEY REQUIREMENTS


    DUTIES:

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    Ensures timely service, oral and written response and appropriate representation to Capitol Hill on Marine Corps Quality of Life (QOL) legislative matters. Overseas legislative initiatives and proposed legislation to appropriate MF Branch points of contact for comment and drafts, Division comments or Service position on the items. When developing information, fully coordinates the issues with all stakeholders (Congressional Staffers, Sister Services and Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), as appropriate.

     

    Identifies and analyzes MF Division legislative issues. Identifies other pertinent legislative issues and continues follow-up with MP Division and Marine Corps OLA as needed through both the Omnibus and Unified Legislation and Budgeting (ULB) processes, and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) processes.

    Coordinates the gathering of information from all appropriate sources (internal and external to the Marine Corps) and prepares written testimony statements, drafts and coordinates witness statements for senior officials testifying before Congressional bodies. Develops MF Division testimony preparation books, Deputy Commandant, Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA) preparation books, and other preparation materials for hearings dealing with QOL or other MCCS-related activities and programs. Coordinates Marine Corps Congressional testimony with that of other Service and DoD witnesses as required. Follows up and ensures that Questions For The Record (QFR) received from Congressional committees are accurately addressed in a timely manner.

    Develops and conducts legislative affairs related training for MF staff and MCCS field personnel as required.

    Conducts and organizes analytical studies to ensure functional needs are met for responses. Makes recommendations on corrective actions and follows up to prepare final documents and reports. Collects, verifies and adjusts data from diverse sources and performs qualitative analysis manually, and through automated systems.

    Evaluates quantitative results and consults with subject matter experts to identify significant factors, relationships and trends to produce accurate and meaningful data. Conducts presentations using a variety of techniques and methods. Recommends alternative courses of action, and future strategies to support MF goals and objectives.

    Serves as a subject matter expert and direct advisor to senior leaders in the organization for legislative affairs. Plans, organizes work, manages internal procedures and pursues action to ensure maximum productivity and economies. Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs. Oversees maintenance and enforcement of the security of resources to minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

    May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical workweek and work hours.

    May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.

    Marine and Family Programs (MF) provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should notify this agency. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    As a condition of employment candidates are required to participate in direct deposit under all appointments to positions within Marine and Family Programs (MF), HQMC.

    The Marine and Family Programs Division (MF) is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by MF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Bachelor’s degree in a related field appropriate to the work of the position AND four years of experience that demonstrates the skill and ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to address legislative affairs for a large, diverse organization OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. Knowledge of the federal legislative and budget process.  Skill to:  receive and address sensitive inquiries that demand substantial response, under specific time constraints, to apply analytical techniques and interpersonal skills to determine the needs and desires of MF Division audiences and deal effectively with various groups, to develop and implement communication plans to address complex requirements of a multidisciplinary program.  Skill to conduct and organize portions of analytical studies and analyses to ensure functional needs are met for programs and services, make recommendations on corrective actions and follow up to prepare final documents and reports.  Skill to collect, verify and adjust data from diverse sources and perform qualitative analysis manually, and through automated systems.

     

    Skill to evaluate quantitative results and consult with subject matter experts to identify significant factors, relationships and trends to produce accurate and meaningful data.  Skill to conduct presentations using a variety of techniques and methods, and recommend alternative courses of action, and future strategies to support goals and objectives. 

     

    Ability to travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.


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    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.


    BENEFITS:

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    We offer an excellent benefit plan to include:

    • No waiting period
    • Medical/Dental/Life and Long Term Care Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Tuition reimbursement for job-related courses after one year of employment
    • Pension plan and 401(k) savings plan. Employees that participate in both plans receive a 1% incentive employer match into their 401(k) account up to 4%
    • Exchange, Fitness Center, Lunga Park, Bowling and Theater privileges
    • May qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your eligible federal student loan through the US Department of Education under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


    OTHER INFORMATION:



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

    Resumes/applications emailed, faxed or mailed WILL NOT be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment the application must be submitted online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date of the announcement

     

    Human Resources & Training Branch

    HQMC (MRG)

    3044 Catlin Avenue

    Quantico, VA 22134

    Email: mf.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Human Resource
    Phone: 000-000-0000
    Fax: 111-111-1111
    Email: mf.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
    Agency Information:
    U.S. Marine Corps
    3044 Catlin Avenue
    Quantico, VA
    22134
    US
    Fax: 111-111-1111

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    To check the status of your application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    3056

    Control Number:

    337583400