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Job Title:  Lead Program Analyst (COR)
Department:  Department Of Energy
Agency:  Department of Energy
Job Announcement Number:  HQ-13-MP-20-EI-00484

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
Monday, April 22, 2013 to Monday, May 06, 2013
Full time - Permanent
1 vacancy - Washington, DC, US  View Map
  • Current Federal employees with competitive status in the Washington, D.C. commuting area.
  • Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility & CTAP/ICTAP eligibles
  • Veterans with VOW, VEOA or VRA eligibility
  • Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or special appointing authority.


The U. S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides policy-neutral data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.  EIA provides a wide range of information and data products covering energy production, stocks, demand, imports, exports, and prices; and prepares analyses and special reports on topics of current interest. For more information please visit EIA's website at: 

The Office of Energy Statistics (OES) conducts a wide range of survey, statistical methods, and integration activities related to: energy consumption and efficiency; electricity; nuclear and renewable energy; oil, gas and coal supply; and petroleum and biofuels. This Office also manages the EIA data collection program and the quality control for weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and quadrennial statistical reports.

  • This position is to manages program and project activities relating to support service contracts through expert analysis and application of technical expertise. 
  • Ensures the organization's mission, values, strategic and financial plans, are integrated into goals, objectives, work plans, and services and communicated to everyone involved in OES work including Federal employees, and contractors.
  • Provides leadership and direction in appropriate problem solving methods and techniques. Monitors and reports on the status, progress, performance and financial condition of contract and Federal work performance. 
  • Reports to the supervisor/rating official periodically on contract and Federal work accomplishments and expenditures. 
  • Provides input to the performance evaluations of OES employees involved in the development and execution of support service contracts.


  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Relocation is at your own expense.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.


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  • The incumbent is responsible for managing the day-to-day planning and administration of the OES procurement funds and the tasks/contracts. Responsible for gathering task requirements, preparing tasks, procurement documentation and government cost estimates; monitoring contract performance and expenditures; and managing all OES actions in DOE’s Strategic Integrated Procurement Enterprise System (STRIPES) and other Energy Information Administration (EIA) or Department of Energy (DOE) systems.
  • Coordinates current and out-year procurement and financial plans with the EIA’s Office of Planning, Budget, Procurement and Evaluation (PBPE). Contributes/coordinates the OES input to PBPE’s formulation of the agency’s current and out year budgets, its execution of the agency’s annual financial plan, and the multi-year process to replace the agency’s five year multi-award support services contract prior to the conclusion of each contract cycle.
  • Manages pre-award process. Determines the technical specifications and other documentation needed to support the statement of work, tasks the OES SMEs, and others as needed, to prepare the task-related materials including, but not limited to: statements of work, task order descriptions, labor categories, cost estimates, timelines, schedules, deliverables, and technical evaluation criteria.
  • Performs task planning and scheduling activities, including establishment of milestones and deliverables across tasks to avoid OES components having to compete against one another for the same contract resources. Packages the materials into a complete procurement request, reviews each package to assure clarity, adequacy, completeness, and consistency with the overall OES mission and current year program/budget resource commitment.
  • Develops and recommends the most suitable type of contract and incentive structure for use by the ACO. At the behest of the ACO, joins the ACO in meetings with the Department’s contracting officer to negotiate various aspects of the procurement process, especially the justifications for specific work statements, quality measurement criteria/contractor performance reporting and the timeline for task award.


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A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Experience related to government procurement and contracting, including gathering task requirements, preparing task and procurement documentation, preparing government cost estimates, and monitoring contract performance and expenditures.




Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below:

  1. Knowledge of the principles and practices of business and public administration.
  2. Expert knowledge of the administrative procedures necessary to coordinate and guide separate vendors executing different aspects of an interrelated program activity.
  3. Ability to prepare or direct others in preparation of contract pre-award documents and oversee post-award contractor resources.
  4. Ability to apply knowledge and innovation to unique, complex, evolving and dynamic situations.
  5. Knowledge of Federal government and private industry policies and procedures as they relate to the design, budgeting, execution and evaluation of acquisition and project management activities.  
  6. Ability to provide direction and guidance to staff on preparing, managing and executing contract tasks; ensuring that requirements are met and any deficiencies or inconsistencies are addressed timely.
  7. Ability to make clear, concise and convincing verbal and written             presentations to senior management executives and industry contractors on complex contract financial management and budget planning activities/initiatives.

Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.


CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Although a degree is not required, your educational background will be strongly
considered in the evaluation of your overall qualifications for this position.  Supporting documentation of your education and training is appreciated, even though not required for this position.  Please fax all supporting documents
in accordance with the instructions provided under Required Documents in the "How to Apply" section.


You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.



We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.

If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.

If your résumé is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation BEFORE the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted.

To preview questions please click here.


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The Department of Energy offers comprehensive and competitive benefits.

You may be eligible for some or all of the following:

  • Health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance
  • Retirement program
  • Paid holiday, sick, and vacation time
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Training and education opportunities
  • Transit benefit
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent)
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Worklife4You Resource

For more information on these benefits, see the USAJOBS Resource Center's Interactive Benefits Page.


  • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period or a background investigation.
  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration regulations. To learn more about this requirement, visit the Selective Service website's Who Must Register page.


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To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application no later than 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish. Requests for extensions will not be granted so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish the application. Our application system displays a deadline timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.

Steps to submit a complete application:

  1. You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.
  2. You must have a completed résumé. Please note that some DOE offices do not accept uploaded résumés and require that you have a completed résumé within your USAJOBS profile using the Résumé Builder (click the link for more information).
  3. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials ready, click the Apply Now button.
  4. You must respond to all application assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
  5. You will then be asked to upload supporting documentation, which may include (but is not limited to): transcripts, portfolio samples, certifications, and other supporting documents.
  6. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process--YOU ARE NOT DONE YET! You must click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not click 'Finish', your application will not be received. Your USAJOBS status page may show a complete application even if you have not fully completed the final step of the application process.

If your résumé does not support the responses in your application questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation BEFORE the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.



If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the Apply Now button), please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement between normal business hours. If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs, account profile issues, or Résumé Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail

If you cannot apply online because of a disability, please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement during normal business hours.


Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.

If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.

  • ALL APPLICANTS: Résumé supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
  • Applicants using education to qualify (if applicable): Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and grade. Education may not be applicable for some jobs at higher grade levels. Please see the Education section for more information.
  • Current/former Federal employees: Most recent Standard Form 50 (SF). To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show series, grade, and position type occupied.
  • Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
  • Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
  • Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.


Mrs. DeVee'l Bullock
Phone: 202-586-8583
Fax: 000-000-0000
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
Human Resources Office
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
Fax: 000-000-0000


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