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This Position Is No Longer Available

Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NV HRO 13-1046

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$50,790.00 to $66,022.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Thursday, June 27, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Carson City, NV United StatesView Map
All eligible for membership in the Nevada Army National Guard


USPFO Supply and Services




NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.




This position is located in the United States Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO).  The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the budget analyst and consultant for the management and administration of all budget programs within the organization.  The incumbent performs routine, continuing financial management functions involving the formulation, execution, and/or analysis of budgets for the organization’s support activities and organizational components.  The incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish budget analyst and management functions and provides customer service in support of financial management (FM) programs.  The work requires knowledge and skill in the application of financial management, related laws, regulations, policies, acquisition, precedents, methods, and techniques of budget analysis and funds management.





  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply
  • Ref: Title 32 USC 709 for competitive and excepted employees


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(1) Serves as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues. Works with Major Subordinate Commands (MSC)and budget office counterparts to obtain, monitor, and track organization's funds.    Works closely with supervisors/ managers and/or project managers in utilization of resources, resolving problems, and determining funding/resource requirements.  Compiles findings and makes recommendations for development and implementation of procedures for financial management and budgeting functions in support of organizational programs/activities.


(2) Performs budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans.   Reviews and analyzes budget requests submitted by organizational activities to ensure their consistency, accuracy, and adherence to instructions.  Researches, consolidates, and summarizes budgetary data from source documents, automated budgetary systems, accounting records,and reports for use in preparing budget estimates and annual financial plans.  Interprets source information and properly applies it to the budget.  Reviews organizational historical data and/or matches funding requests or projected costs of selected line items with past records to determine trends in spending and forecast annual funding needs.    Analyzes data for prior, current, and out year in preparing financial plans.  Develops consolidated budget, and reviews and drafts statements for justifying funding requests.   Reviews budget submissions for compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures.


(3) Performs budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds.   Monitors, tracks, and reviews obligations,expenditures, reimbursable orders, and requests for allotments, identifying and reporting differences that are not in keeping with annual work plans.  Compares obligations and expenditures and identifies conditions over or under obligation of funds. Prepares and conducts reprogramming and adjustments of funding to cover short falls, unanticipated expenses, and/or unexpected emergencies, identifying and referring to higher level officials reprogramming actions which require prior approval.  Obtains and provides information concerning the propriety of using funds for specific purposes by researching appropriate legal and regulatory guides.  Makes recommendations for transfer of funds between accounts under the same appropriation or allotment when funds are needed to cover increases in obligations or when expenditures fall below established limits.  Verifies, enters, and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports.  Monitors year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of funds.


(4) Provides advice, assistance, and guidance on budgeting and related information and conducts analyses, reviews and special studies of budget and/or related information.   Provides advice on budget and related matters such as types of funding available, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, and status and use of funds.  Compiles, prepares, and conveys information about the budget and programs of the organization.  Prepares guidance and/or interpretation of standard procedures and regulations relating to the organization's budget and financial procedures/processes. Conducts budget related training of organizational personnel on budget processes, procedures, requirements, etc.  Researches and analyzes available factual information, trends in the cost of accomplishing specific work objectives,and/or relationships among organizational needs/objectives.  Evaluates results for possible effect on program plans and funding.  Conducts special studies of financial program and funding requirements to ensure the availability of funds.  Utilizes common budgetary methods and techniques, applies basic statistical formulas, and contrasts/compares current and historical budget and program data in conducting analyses and studies.


(5) Uses budgetary and other automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting/funding assignments.   Performs quality checks of organization's automated system database information, working with appropriate point of contact to resolve any significant problems.  Uses available computer software programs to produce required budget reports, plans, schedules,etc. Uses computer products to facilitate effective analyses of budget information.


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Minimum Requirements:  Experience in administrative, professional,technical, or other responsible work that utilizes knowledge of management principles and practices.  Experience analyzing problems, drawing logical conclusions, and communicating effectively with others.   Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience:   Must have at least 24 months experience,education, or training in budget methods and operating procedures.    Experience in comparing figures inr elationships between program plans and budgetary data; monitoring and tracking of obligations and expenditures; and expressing thoughts in a logical written format.


 EXCEPTED,   Warrant Officer:  W01 - CW2, Enlisted: E-4 - E9

Compatible Military Specialty:  WO: 882A, 920A, 920B     Enl: 42A, 88N, 92A, 92Y



REQUIRED:   Must be able to pass a background investigation





Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


Be prepared to address the following questions or statements on the assessment questionnaire:


1. Knowledge of procedures covering the processing of a wide range of budgeting transactions.

2. Knowledge of budget execution processes and practices to determine whether obligations, expenditures, and requested allotments are within funding limitations in the approved budget.

3. Knowledge of automated data processing concepts and systems capabilities to accomplish assigned budget functions.


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This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.





·         Wear of the appropriate military uniform and maintaining standards of conduct and appearance are mandatory. Additionally, the selectee agrees to attend all Unit Training Assemblies and Annual Training with his/her unit of assignment.

·         Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.

·         IAW the civil service employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328), male applicants born after 31 December 1959 are required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment.

·         IAW the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-6603), successful applicant will be required to provide verification of eligibility to work in the United States.

·         Member agrees to initiate Direct Deposit Action for payroll checks.

·         Acceptance of a military technician position will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment. An initial payment received less than 180 days from the start of any technician tour, WILL be recouped. This does not apply to temporary technician assignments of less than 180 days. This does not affect GI Bill eligibility.

·         No PCS funds are available.

·         Grade inversion is not permitted.

·         Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12). A selectee's appointment is contingent upon compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity.

·         It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply. It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.



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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package by Midnight, Eastern Standard Time by the closing date above. 

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 909170.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot apply online:

Please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

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 ,

3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with your Resume and any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process.   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:  Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please be advised that application packages can no longer be faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand carried directly to the Human Resources Office for the Nevada National Guard.





1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (found within the online application manager, or submitted according to the instructions above).

2. A Resume uploaded to the required "RESUME” area of the online application manager.

3. A current PQR (Personnel Qualification Record) uploaded to the required "OTHER" area of the online application manager.

      - If you do not have a PQR, an ORB or ERB will suffice, obtained from your orderly room.

4. Any SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION needed according to the "REQUIRED" remarks under the"Qualifications Required" section above.

Applicants CANNOT be contacted for any required documents listed above. Applicants who submit INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of INELIGIBLE. Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, erroneous fax transmissions, etc.

5. TRANSCRIPTS uploaded to the "TRANSCRIPT" area, may be required if the minimum or specialized experience requires a degree or college credits.

6. Any DD 214s may be uploaded to the "DD 214" area of the online application manager. (214s are not required)


Phone: (775)887-7255
Agency Information:
Nevada National Guard
Human Resource Office
Nevada Military Department
2460 Fairview Drive
Carson City, NV



After the closing date, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement.  You will be notified electronically whether you have been found eligible and/or qualified or not.  If you are found eligible and qualified, your application will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

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