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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Budget Technician - NIAID - MP

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-NIAID-MP-13-921328

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$37,983.00 to $60,765.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, July 22, 2013 to Friday, July 26, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0561-06/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.

If you have experience providing administrative and technical assistance with some emphasis on budget duties, and you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the Budget and Financial Management Branch (BFMB).

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.

DUTIES:

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You will serve as a Budget Technician, providing administrative and technical assistance by performing a variety of duties involved in the preparation of various budget estimates and documents. If selected for this position, you will perform the following duties:

  • Assist in developing budget estimates.
  • Verify the use of proper accounting codes on various budgetary documents.
  • Obtain, select, and compile data from various fiscal and budget documents.
  • Extract and incorporate data from accounting reports.
  • Process all inter- and intra-agency agreements involving analysis of service to be provided or received, and assure that all required information is contained in the agreement.
  • Serve as primary assistant to senior analysts and Budget Director.
  • Monitor expenses for supplies, services, training, travel, and equipment.
  • Work with senior analysts throughout the year to track the accurate recording of obligations and to assist in the development of apportionment plans.

 

At the GS-6 and GS-7 levels, you will perform the same duties as those at the full performance level described above; however, duties are less complex and will be performed under closer supervision and more detailed guidance.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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TO QUALIFY AT THE GS-6 LEVEL:

You must demonstrate in your resume at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks:

reviewing vouchers, purchase requests, work orders, and contract invoices to verify budgetary account codes & dollar amounts; comparing job orders, work orders, & requests for funds with account balances to assure that funds are available; adjusting account balances to reflect the effect of allotments, transfers, obligations, and transactions.

TO QUALIFY AT THE GS-7 LEVEL:

You must demonstrate in your resume at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: 

determining appropriations to be charged by object class and line item, and chargeable fiscal year; examining and verifying cost data, and detecting over or under obligation and net expenditures of funds; computing and adjusting a wide variety of accounts; advising managers on procedures to be followed in obtaining and spending fundsView Assessment Questions


Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Evaluation Method


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

We are unable to pay relocation expenses.

A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:

  • Your Resume (Please provide sufficient details in your resume to enable us to determine if you meet the requirement for qualifying experience (as stated in the Qualifications section) and to support your answers to the online questionnaire. Providing insufficient details in your resume may result in a lower or ineligible rating.)
  • A complete Assessment Questionnaire, View Assessment Questions.
  • Other required supporting documents (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)
  • If you would prefer to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for consideration, you may submit a skeletal online resume and Fax your CV. Submission of a resume/CV alone IS NOT a complete application. You must complete the online questionnaire that will appear when you begin your application on USAJOBS. (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)

To begin the online application process, click the "Apply Online" button at the bottom of this screen to log in to your existing USAJOBS account or to create an account if you do not already have one.

  • Follow the prompts to complete the Assessment Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.
  • To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, you must use the fax coversheet found at http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf . Include the vacancy announcement number for the job to which you are applying, 921328. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you have questions or require reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact the HR staff member listed below. If you cannot apply online, these are the steps to follow:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print this 1203-FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
  3. In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.
  4. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

NOTE: Faxing paper applications will overwrite your prior online application responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you have difficulties with hearing and are seeking assistance, please call a relay operator at 1-800-735-2258 or visit Maryland Relay or AT&T Relay.

For technical difficulties, contact HR Systems Support between 8 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday at 301-451-1436 or hrsystemssupport@mail.nih.gov.

Additional Information on How to Apply

Information on Reasonable Accommodation

We encourage you to verify that your application is complete. Log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following information must be received by 11:59pm ET on the closing date of the announcement, Friday, July 26, 2013.

  1. Resume via USAJOBS.
  2. Responses to online questionnaire.
  3. If applicable, supporting documentation (including DD214 to support Veterans' Employment, CTAP/ICTAP, Schedule A, or other information requested in the announcement such as transcripts). To ensure your information is secure, please block out any Social Security numbers (SSNs). Clean copies may be requested if you are hired.
  4. If submitting a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or equivalent, submit one that shows the effective date of your current position and the full performance level. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your HR Office or, if you are an HHS employee, from eOPF. If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX - 618-935-3014; Email CPR; or visit the National Archives Website.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

LaVonne Lewis
Phone: (301)594-3665
Email: LEWISLA@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes of Health
10401 Fernwood Road 2D19
Bethesda, MD
20892
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Within 15 business days of the closing date, Friday, July 26, 2013, you may check your status online at USAJOBS We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed.

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Job Announcement Number:

NIH-NIAID-MP-13-921328

Control Number:

347917200