Job Title:Budget Technician (Recent Grad)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Hiring Organization:Bonneville Lock and Dam
Job Announcement Number:WTHE137691691004963P
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/ Per Year|
|Wednesday, November 27, 2013 to
Sunday, December 15, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Bonneville, OR View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Student/Internship Program Eligibles |
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
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Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program.
The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.
After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position.
To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must:
- Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.
- Demonstrate successful job performance.
- Meet the Office of Personnel Managements qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted
To learn more, please visit: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/graduates/.
Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program Eligibles
Positions are open to:
- Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
- Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
DUTIES:Back to top
In this position, you will serve as a Budget Technician for the Bonneville Lock and Dam. At the full performance level, you will compile and monitor budget information for the multipurpose facilities at the project. You will be responsible for maintaining up-to-date records of programs and expenditures for on-site operations and maintenance involving such items as labor costs, materials and supplies, contracts, travel, etc. This involves examining, verifying, and utilizing a variety of budgetary documents. You will prepare detailed monthly reports showing current status of funds by project. You will also assist in the development of operational budgets for the multiple units of the project. You will compile data required for project personnel for use in special reports such as analysis trends. You will identify cost accounts, organization codes, accounting elements, and object classification codes and will ensure correct account and sub-account numbers are used. In addition, you may perform administrative duties such as assisting with personnel administration, arrange for employee physicals, verify billings for payment, and monitor performance appraisals to ensure on time completion.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Specialized experience: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-04). Specialized experience is defined as experience in accounting or budget spreadsheets, reviewing purchase orders, and tracking account balances using automated financial systems.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities)in the following areas:
- Knowledge of Arithmetic/Mathematical Reasoning
- Skill in Office Automation
- Ability to Manage and Organize Information
- Ability to Make Decisions
You may be able to substitute education or a combination of education and experience for specialized experience. For more information, visit http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards or view the information in the assessment portion of this announcement.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency.
Personnel security investigation is required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.