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Job Title:SUPERVISORY BUDGET ANALYST

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Job Announcement Number:LAG-CFO-932428-SAC-053

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, July 26, 2013 to Thursday, August 01, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0560-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles) in the local commuting area of Washington, D.C.

JOB SUMMARY:

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/

Who May Apply:

  • Current Federal employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, within the local commuting area.
  • Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement and work within the local commuting area. (Note: unemployed Interchange Agreement eligibles must reside in the local commuting area.).
  • Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service will receive consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
  • For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here
  • Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Office of Budget and Program Performance (OBPP) Front Office located in Washington, D.C.

    Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    THIS IS A NON-BARGAINING UNIT POSITION. 

    Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.

    KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Ability to pass background investigation and drug screen for fed employment
    • Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
    • Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)

    DUTIES:

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    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of Budget and Program Performance (OBPP) responsible for the distribution and control of resources and the analysis and reporting of operations and expenditures within ICE. Specifically, you will:

    • Develop detailed mid-year reviews for presentation to ICE managers; conducts year-end budget reviews, and prepares formal review of resources for the use of the OCFO in making major decisions on the allocation of resources;
    • Conduct administrative review of budget and fund control system to ensure compliance with ICE, the Department of Homeland Security, and CFO directives;
    • Administer multiple appropriations and/or sources of funding, to include separate controls, analysis, and reports of available funding for decision purposes;
    • Plan the work to be accomplished by your subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of the work; assign work to subordinates based on priorities; and evaluate work performance of subordinates; and
    • Recommend appointment, promotion, or reassignment of positions; hear and resolve complaints from employees; identify developmental training needs of employees and provide/arrange for needed development/training; and develop performance standards for subordinates.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    You qualify for the GS-15 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-14 level performing such duties as:

    • Serving as an expert budget analyst and program manager planning, designing, coordinating, implementing, and maintaining agency's budget;
    • Performing the full range of program planning functions such as developing objectives, identifying required resources, and assigning target dates;
    • Providing expert financial advice and consultation to top agency managers on complex and sensitive budget matters;
    • Developing recommendations for new policy changes;
    • Serving as a technical authority in the automation of financial management systems; and
    • Conducting periodic program evaluations.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.  Qualification claims will be subject to verification.


    Requirements:

    Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement. 

    Time in Grade:  Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service.  Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a twelve-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within one year of assignment to this position.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using an Assessment Questionnaire.  The questions are related to the following fundamental competencies (or Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) needed to perform the duties of this job: Leadership; Managing Human Resources; Decision-Making; Financial Management; Honesty/Integrity; Organizational Awareness; Interpersonal Skills; Oral and Written Communication.

    Based on your responses, you will receive a score from the Assessment Questionnaire between 70 and 100.  Applicants will be referred for selection in accordance with the terms of the agency merit promotion plan. 

    ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles:  If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP/CTAP eligible.  Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility is on the OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.  To be considered well qualified under ICTAP/CTAP you must earn a score of 85 or above on the rating criteria developed for this position. 

    Veterans:  Certain veterans are eligible to apply as status candidates. For more information, please see:  http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

     


    BENEFITS:

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    DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package:  health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays.  Other benefits may include:  flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers.  DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities.  For more information, go to www.dhs.gov/careers and select "benefits".



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a 1-year probationary period. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within the one year of assignment to this position.

    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 01, 2013 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify 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:

    • Resume which shows relevant experience, education, and training. Work experience should include job title, duties, employer's name, daytime telephone number and address, starting and ending dates, hours worked per week, and indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.
    • If you are a current or former Federal employee, SF-50 or equivalent documenting competitive status. (Current ICE employees are not required to provide SF-50).
    • Veterans Documentation (DD-214 or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letter, as appropriate).
    • Proof of eligibility if applying for consideration under a priority selection program (e.g. ICTAP) or a special appointing authority.
    • Any other documentation required for qualifications/eligibility (Interchange Agreement eligibility docs, etc.)

    Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

    You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

    NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

    If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

    1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usacover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 932428.
    2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot complete your Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 01, 2013 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

    To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

    1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
    2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf
    3. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

    Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. If you need further assistance, contact the Human Resources Office representative listed on this announcement at least one day prior to Thursday, August 01, 2013 for further instructions.

    You must submit all required information by Thursday, August 01, 2013. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. A valid email address is required in order to notify you of the outcome of your application.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    HR Assistant
    Phone: (949)360-3058
    Email: HRASSTDRO@DHS.GOV
    Agency Information:
    ICE Laguna Service Center
    24000 Avila Road 5th Floor
    Laguna Niguel, CA
    92677
    USA

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews.  We will notify you by email the outcome after each of these steps has been completed.  Your status will also be updated on your USAJobs account throughout the process. We expect to make a final job offer within 90 days after the deadline for applications.  If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    LAG-CFO-932428-SAC-053

    Control Number:

    348270600