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Job Title:Supervisory Auditor

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Western Area Power Administration

Job Announcement Number:WAPA-13-DE-307

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$103,771.00 to $134,899.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 to Wednesday, July 24, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Lakewood, CO, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens

This position is also advertised to status candidates as a Merit Promotion announcement, vacancy # WAPA-13-MP-307.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Western Area Power Administration - Serving the West with Federal Hydropower. We offer career opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic electric utility industry. We market federally produced hydropower from more than 50 powerplants across the central and western United States and operate and maintain over 17,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines. The Western Area Power Administration is one of four power marketing administrations within the Department of Energy .

(See Frequently Asked Questions for more information).

Where would I be working?

Western Area Power Administration, Corporate Services Office, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Compliance and Audit (A8300).

12155 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228

Find out more about living conditions at this duty station.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a United States Citizen
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program
  • Relocation expenses may be paid according to budget
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements

DUTIES:

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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the incumbent serves as the Compliance and Audit Manager, the primary responsibilities of which include developing and administering Western's internal audit and compliance functions in accordance with Federal Manager’s Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), OMB Circular A-123 and A-127, DOE Order 413.1, and industry standards and guidelines of the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); developing and executing internal audit and compliance oversight policies and programs for both financial and non-financial programs; evaluating Western's compliance with federal statutes and regulations; managing and executing reviews, audits, and investigations related to Western's financial condition and program operations; coordinating and/or performing internal program audits and annual financial statement audits; and evaluating Western's financial management system relative to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and DOE directives and policies. The incumbent serves as the principal advisor to the CFO, and coordinates correlated activities with Federal Agencies and auditing entities, including the DOE, Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Western's financial statement and audit contractors on all financial or program review, audit, and investigation activities Western-wide.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must meet all the qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement. You may review the qualification requirements here.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

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 in planning, coordinating, executing, evaluating, and/or managing internal or external auditing and compliance activities of financial and non-financial audits for a federal government entity responsible for energy or utility programs in accordance with FMFIA, OMB Circulars, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and standards of the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do NOT 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 in auditing methodologies, functions, planning, policies, processes, and techniques.
  2. Ability to apply Federal and industry auditing practices, theories, techniques, methods, and governing institutions.
  3. Skill in executing the functions, processes, and principles of management and personnel management.
  4. Ability to organize and direct major efforts to gather data and analyze complex problems; develop, support, and defend conclusions; devise solutions and/or alternative treatments to problems; and implement management decisions as required.

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


This position has an education requirement - Please see qualifications link below.

You must provide documentation supporting your education claims. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education, see the Department of Education website

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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be rated by our application system using the Category Rating procedure. A quality review will then be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME). Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (if applicable to the job), and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. The quality categories are defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified" and "Qualified". Within each category, veteran preference eligibles will be listed at the top of the category. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and above.

If your resume 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.

Selecting Official may check references on those applicants referred for consideration.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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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

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



OTHER INFORMATION:

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Some positions may require completion of a probationary period.

If selected for this position, your appointment is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment, during the pre-employment process.

If selected, you will be required to complete a questionnaire and are subject to a criminal background check to determine suitability for Federal employment before appointment.

More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.

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.

Males must abide by Selective Service registration regulations. To learn more about this requirement, visit the Selective Service website's Who Must Register page.

The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position may require overnight travel of 5 days per month. 

If selected, you may be required to complete a one-year supervisory probation period.

Upon reporting, and annually thereafter, the selectee may be required to file one or more financial statements and/or a procurement integrity certification. These certifications may be subject to public disclosure.



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 resume. Please note that some DOE offices do not accept uploaded resumes and require that you have a completed resume within your USAJOBS profile using the Resume 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, last performance appraisal, 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 resume 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.

NEED HELP?

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 Resume Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail USAJOBS3.0@opm.gov.

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



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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: Resume 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.
  • All applicants: Last performance appraisal
  • Current/former Federal employees: Most recent Standard Form 50 (SF). To verify eligibility, your SF-50 must list series, grade, and position type occupied.
  • Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
  • Veterans: Disabled Veterans, VRA (GS-11 or below), or VEOA eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, 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 Veteran eligibility program.
  • 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.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Erika Brau
Phone: 720-962-7109
Fax: 000-000-0000
TDD: 877-269-9877
Email: brau@wapa.gov
Agency Information:
Western Area Power Administration
12155 West Alameda Parkway
Lakewood, CO
80228
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After each step in the recruitment process, your status will be updated in USAJOBS. You can review your status in USAJOBS at any time. You may also elect to receive status updates via e-mail by changing the notification settings in your USAJOBS profile. Please check that your USAJOBS profile contact information is current and correct each time you apply to a job--this will ensure we are able to contact you as quickly as possible.


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Job Announcement Number:

WAPA-13-DE-307

Control Number:

347093000