Job Overview


Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.


Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.

Location: This position is within the Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Service at Washington DC 

More selection(s) may be made from this announcement should the need arise.  

Area of Consideration. To be eligible under Merit Promotion, you must have an eligibility listed below:  

Competitive Merit Promotion:

  • Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles: current Federal or former employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service that hold, or have held a career or career-conditional position at a lower grade level as the position being announced. An SF-50 must show appointment in the competitive service.
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.  

Non-Competitive Merit Promotion:

  • ICTAP/CTAP eligibles
  • Disabled veterans receiving 30% or more disability compensation from the VA
  • Individuals with severe disabilities (eligible for Schedule A appointments)
  • Individuals eligible under other non-competitive appointment authorities such as: Military spouses under E.O. 13473; Certain former overseas employees; Present and former Peace Corps, Vista or Action volunteers; Former White House staff; Present and former Foreign Service officers and employees; Certain National Guard technicians.
  • Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria outlined in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement
  • Transfer or reinstatement eligibles that hold, or have previously held a career or career-conditional position at the same or higher grade level with the same or higher promotion potential as the position being announced.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities) and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.


Major Duties:  

·         Reviews the effectiveness, quality, timeliness, and efficiency of policy and warrant application requirements, work processes, and implementation in activities conducted by the Directorate Support Branch, Procurement Policy Services (PPS).

·         Serves as a technical expert in the analysis of regulations, policies, and precedents that directly relate to directorate support functions, warrant application process, and Contracting Officer Representatives (COR) duties and the effect of new and/or modified requirements affecting these programs. 

·         Designs and conducts time sensitive analytical and evaluative studies of administrative management systems, warrant application process flow, work simplification, resource utilization, and decision-making studies.

·         Serves as a senior analyst or advisor to management on budget methodology and control, statistical research and performance measurement, management techniques and theories, planning and control systems, and policy analysis.

·         Plans, develops, and coordinates planning management through briefings, presentations and conferences for leadership staff.

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