Job Overview


Here is your opportunity to perform important work in a challenging environment. The Office of Science is involved in a variety of sciences, science education, and funding of science research. For more information about our organization, please visit our website at For more information about the Department of Energy, please visit our website at

The Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Budget, is seeking a motivated and highly qualified individual to perform a wide variety of budget duties connected with formulation, justification, execution and review of annual and multi-year budgets for assigned programs. See Duty Section for additional information.


If selected for this position, at the full performance level, you will:

- Perform a wide range of administrative and analytic duties in the formulation, justification, presentation, execution, and review of multi-year program budgets.

- Provide advice and direction to the Associate Directors and program staff on all aspects of the budgets for assigned programs.

- Review and edit narrative justifications for budget submissions from assigned organizational components and designated program offices to assure accuracy of estimates and program/budget logic and data; completeness of material; and conformance to budgetary policy, the organization, DOE, OMB and Congressional requirements.

- Analyze budget estimates to identify imbalances among program areas and to reconcile estimates with current levels of expenditures and anticipated changes. Recommends corrective actions as necessary.

-Track proposed authorization and appropriation legislation and prepare special reports and summaries regarding the nature and possible impact of this legislation for use in budget planning.

- Prepare data for meetings, briefings and Congressional hearings (i.e., the organization and DOE management briefings, OMB, and Congressional Committees).