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Job Title:Budget Analyst

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:AFPCACQEH-923373-0560

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $147,857.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 to Monday, March 31, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0560-07/15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Gunter AFB, AL View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
El Segundo, CA View Map
Vandenberg AFB, CA View Map
Air Force Academy, CO View Map
More Locations  (25)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, each location/ installation, identified in this Public Notice will accept applications and make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

 

These positions are being filled under Acquisition Expedited Hiring Authority, The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority to appoint certain Civilians to positions designated pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improve Act (DAWIA); positions  are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • Travel and relocation expenses will/will not/may be paid
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

DUTIES:

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· Budget analyst performing day-to-day control and management involving the formulation, execution, and/or analysis of the organization's budget and funding requirements.

· Serving as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues.

· Performing budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans. Performing budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds.

· Providing advice, assistance, and guidance on budgeting and related information and conducting analyses, reviews, and special studies of budget and/or related information.

· Using budgetary and other automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting/funding assignments.

· Planning, organizing, and directing budget activities, ensuring organization complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meet unit equipment and specialized training needs.

 

 

Additional Information: 

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-07 Target GS-15).

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 level. Examples: Analyzes and resolves routine problems, assists in preparing reports and briefings, participates in special initiatives, studies and projects. GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level. Examples: Compiles findings and makes recommendations for development and implementation of procedures for financial management and budgeting functions.

GS-10: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level. Examples:  A full range of analytical techniques such as cost-benefit analysis, ZBB, amortization, and pro-rating revenues and costs among customers, less frequent basis, utilizes other methods such as planning-programming-budgeting, PERT, management by objectives, decision theory, probability theory, linear programming, and inventory replacement theory.  The work involves programs and funding are unstable and subject to reimbursable accounts, and/or transfer of funds between organizations. 

GS-11:  One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level. Examples: Reviews and approves/disapproves, modifying as necessary, budgetary actions. 

GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level. Specialized experience is experience which may have been gained while performing day-to-day control and management involving the formulation, execution and/or analysis of the organization’s budget and funding requirements.

GS-13: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level. Examples: Provide strategy and planning for assuring directorate resources maintain focus on customer requirements. Researches, learns, and applies a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to identify, access, analyze, and improve team effectiveness, efficiency, and work products.

GS-14: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level. Examples: Establishes policies and procedures for establishing and maintaining the portfolio, finance systems, funds distribution and financial execution reviews and audits. Directs research to identify and analyze trends in the use of funds and evaluates the effects of continuing portfolio, organization and program changes in financial systems.

GS-15: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level. Examples: Establishes policies and procedures for establishing and maintaining the portfolio, finance systems, funds distribution and financial execution reviews and audits. Directs research to identify and analyze trends in the use of funds and evaluates the effects of continuing portfolio, organization and program changes in financial systems.

 

OR

 

EDUCATION:

GS-07: One full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement, if related to the position being filled.
GS-09: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. in a related field.

GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related to the position been filled.
GS-11:
PhD or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related to the position being filled.

 

OR

 

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. Only graduate education in excess of one full year of may be used to qualify.

 

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

To qualify for the AcqDemo position (NH-II – NH IV level): In addition to meeting basic requirements, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems in contracting positions in accordance with OPM Operating Manual, Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions, General Policies and Instructions. Equivalent experience may be at the level of the lowest GS grade covered by the applicable pay band; however, the experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled. In all cases, the quality of experience must clearly demonstrate the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and / or competencies necessary for successful job performance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes to formulate, justify, and execute assigned budget.

2. Knowledge of automated data processing software programs and capabilities used to accomplish budget/funding tasks.
3. Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing source of factual information, such as that found in accounting reports, payroll records, work reports, or inventory and supply data.
4.
Ability to analyze and evaluate program effectiveness problems, trends, and significant program accomplishments.
5. Skill in preparing written forms, schedules, and reports related to the obligation and expenditures of funds.

 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.


You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

·        Position may be subject to random drug testing.

·        Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

·        Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.

·        Employee must maintain current certifications.

·        Position may require an appropriate security clearance.

 

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualification.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your complete application will be reviewed against the qualifications required for the position being filled.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. 

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.  Click here for more information.

 

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

 

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.

 

DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. 

This position is part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Financial

Management (FM) Certification Program.  Selectee must complete required certification level (GS-01-09 level 1; GS-10-13 level 2; or GS-14-15 level 3) no later than two years from entrance on duty or June 30, 2016, whichever is later.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, March 31, 2014

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational 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, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 923373.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

 

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

1) Resume (must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)

2) Transcripts (must contain the university logo, can be a copy)

3) Registration/License, active, current registration as required by this Public Notice

 

3) Veterans’ Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. 

 

The length of time your application will remain active will vary based on the closing date of this Public Notice.

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
Gunter AFB, AL View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
El Segundo, CA View Map
Vandenberg AFB, CA View Map
Air Force Academy, CO View Map
Colorado Springs, CO View Map
Peterson AFB, CO View Map
Schriever AFB, CO View Map
Cape Canaveral AFS, FL View Map
Eglin AFB, FL View Map
MacDill AFB, FL View Map
Patrick AFB, FL View Map
Scott AFB, IL View Map
Lexington, KY View Map
Hanscom AFB, MA View Map
Holloman AFB, NM View Map
Kirtland AFB, NM View Map
Columbus, OH View Map
Heath, OH View Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH View Map
Tinker AFB, OK View Map
Arnold AFB, TN View Map
Carswell AFB, TX View Map
Fort Worth, TX View Map
Lackland AFB, TX View Map
Hill AFB, UT View Map
Arlington, VA View Map
Falls Church, VA View Map
Langley AFB, VA View Map
London, United KingdomView Map

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Job Announcement Number:

AFPCACQEH-923373-0560

Control Number:

352637800