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Job Title:Management and Program Analyst (International), GS-0343-13/14

Department:Department Of Homeland Security

Agency:U.S. Coast Guard

Job Announcement Number:13-1901-HQ-DC-DHA

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, July 26, 2013 to Friday, August 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-13/14

POSITION INFORMATION:

This is a full-time position. - This is a permanent appointment.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This position will be filled through Direct Hire Authority (DHA). All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for further consideration. The "Rule of Three", Veterans Preference, and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy. For more information on Direct-Hire Authority: http://www.opm.gov/directhire/factsheet.asp

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.

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.  

This position is located in the U.S. Coast Guard, Office of International Acquisition, Acquisition Directorate (CG-922), in Washington, D.C.

Note:  Currently this position is located at 2100 2nd Street, SW, Washington, DC.  In the Fall of 2013, this position will relocate to new facilities being constructed at the historic St. Elizabeth's west campus located at 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Washington DC 20593.  The historic campus is currently under renovation and will eventually serve as the new DHS Consolidated Headquarters Campus.  Information on this new site can be found on the Coast Guard web page at http://www.uscg.mil/stelizabeths, and at GSA's web site http://www.stelizabethsdevelopment.com.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires travel.
  • This position requires a Secret clearance.

DUTIES:

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The incumbent of this position serves as an FMS Case Manager and Program Analyst, responsible for executing assigned FMS cases to include program financial planning, budgeting and reconciliation functions.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:

  • Developing Price and Availability data, Financial Analysis Worksheet, Estimated Payment Schedule, Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) data, and other information required by potential foreign purchasers and U.S. government entities.
  • Providing project management support to the Office of International Acquisition in the implementation, execution, and reconciliation of all USCG Security Assistance programs as specified in Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA).
  • Exercising fiduciary oversight of all financial aspects of FMS cases in order to ascertain that the materials or services are delivered within the case delivery date(s) and within case value.
  • Promoting USCG acquisition program through various outreach activities and research,
  • Identifying emerging issues in order to prepare a range of options and possible courses of action for both intra and/or interagency consideration.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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At the GS-13 level:  Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the federal service.  Specialized experience includes: Developing Price and Availability data, Financial Analysis Worksheet, Estimated Payment Schedule, Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) data, and other information required by potential foreign purchasers and U.S. government entities; Providing project management support;  Exercising fiduciary oversight of all financial aspects of FMS cases; Promoting an acquisition program through various outreach activities and research; and identifying emerging issues in order to prepare a range of options and possible courses of action for both intra and/or interagency consideration.

At the GS-14 level:  Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the federal service.  Specialized experience includes: Developing Price and Availability data, Financial Analysis Worksheet, Estimated Payment Schedule, Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) data, and other information required by potential foreign purchasers and U.S. government entities; Providing project management support;  Exercising fiduciary oversight of all financial aspects of FMS cases; Promoting an acquisition program through various outreach activities and research; and identifying emerging issues in order to prepare a range of options and possible courses of action for both intra and/or interagency consideration. 

Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.


This position does not have a positive education requirement.

If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements for this position will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including:  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:

Please be aware that applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. If selected, at the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306.  Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations e.g., an affirmative answer to a conviction of a felony.

If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to a determination of your suitability for Federal employment.

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System. Visit Selective Service Registration

Moving expenses will not be paid.

If selection is made below the full performance level, the incumbent may be promoted up to the target grade without further competition, if all legal and regulatory requirements are met and when recommended by the supervisor.  However, promotion to the full performance level is not
guaranteed and is dependent on successful performance at the lower grade level(s).

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

All selectees are subject to an appropriate investigation.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 90 days from the date the certificate was issued.

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or  other non-merit factors.

USCG provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact 703.872.6262.  Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation


HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications (resume and job specific questions) for this vacancy must be received on-line by 11:59 p.m ET on the closing date of the announcement.  There are several parts of the application process that affect the overall evaluation of your application

    Resume
    Responses to on-line core questions
    

If applying on-line poses a hardship to you, the Help Desk listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted on-line by the closing date.  You must contact the Help Desk prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance.  Hours of operation:  Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, excluding Federal holidays.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

CTAP or ICTAP Eligibles must submit proof of eligibility consisting of a copy of your agency notice and a copy of your most recent performance rating.  Applicants who have special priority consideration rights under CTAP or ICTAP provisions must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority consideration.  For more information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility click here.

All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement and must include the vacancy announcement number on the documents.  A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with number and instructions to transmit the requested documents.  The required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement.  The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-1211HQ),
ATTN CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, US COAST GUARD, 4200 WILSON BLVD STE 800 STOP 7130,

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

USCG Applicant Support
Phone: 866-656-6830
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: mgshelp@monster.com
Agency Information:
United States Coast Guard
4200 Wilson Blvd STE 800
Stop 7130
Attn: Human Resource Service Center Headquarters
Arlington, VA
20598-7130
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the announcement is closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your application and qualifications to determine your ranking.  The most qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

To check the status of your application, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on "Application Status," and then click "More Information."  You may also opt to receive email notifications of application status changes by logging into your USAJOBS account and enabling notification alerts.   

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Job Announcement Number:

13-1901-HQ-DC-DHA

Control Number:

348609800