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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Management and Program Analyst

Department:Department Of The Treasury

Agency:Bureau of the Fiscal Service

Job Announcement Number:14-FS-282

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,982.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 to Wednesday, March 19, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Career/Career Conditional - Full-time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies - Kansas City, MO View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply" at the end of the Job Summary section below.

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service promotes the financial integrity and operational efficiency of the U.S. government through exceptional accounting, borrowing, collections, payments, and shared services.

This position is located in the Payment Management, Kansas City Regional Finance Center, Financial Services & Support Branch in Kansas City, MO.  As an analyst, the incumbent will perform assignments that are especially complex and regularly require reconciling conflicting technical viewpoints and guidance by recourse to underlying principles.  The analyst will provide recommendations in support of administrative and programmatic planning, development, evaluation, and managerial decision-making.  Work assignments will involve assessing the productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of administrative and technical programs.

Who May Apply: 
U.S. Citizens who are:
1. Current Federal employees 
on career or career-conditional (permanent) appointments in the competitive service, or former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or
2. CTAP/ICTAP   eligibles from the local commuting area; or
3. Individuals
 eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or eligible for the Veterans Recruitment Appointment); OR
4. Individuals, no matter where you reside, who are eligible for appointment under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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DUTIES:

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The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 grade level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. 

- Analyze and evaluate, on a qualitative and quantitative basis, interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency and productivity in order to establish criteria necessary to measure and/or predict the effectiveness of line program operations in meeting established goals and objectives.
- Develop options, make recommendations and draw conclusions that take into account and give appropriate weight to uncertainties about data and variables that affect long-range program performance.
- Analyze management information requirements to develop reporting systems including system specifications, data gathering and analytical techniques and system evaluation methodology.
- Develop life cycle cost analyses and perform cost benefit or economic evaluations of current or projected programs.
- Adapt analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to develop new or modified work methods, organizational structures, records and files, management processes, staffing patterns, procedures for administering program services,  and guidelines pertaining to automated work processes.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must meet the following requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the announcement.


Specialized Experience:

For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.  Specialized experience for this position includes THREE of the following:

- Independently resolving financial issues by providing customer support to Federal agencies, financial institutions and/or the general public;

- Composing and communicating findings, both written and verbal, in a clear and well-organized manner in order to exchange information with key stakeholders and external customers;

- Interpreting quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and operations; OR

- Creating and presenting information as it pertains to financial programs and services.


For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes ALL of the following:

- Facilitating the resolution of financial issues by providing customer support to Federal agencies, financial institutions and/or the general public;

- Composing and communicating findings, both written and verbal, in a clear and well-organized manner in order to exchange information with internal and external customers; AND

- Assisting with interpreting data to evaluate the effectiveness of programs &/or operations.


The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

OR

You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree, or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work OR an LL.M. in a field related to this position.

OR

You may also qualify with a combination of the education and experience in which the percentage of specialized experience and education totals to 100% (e.g., completion of 50% of the requirements for a Ph.D. and 6 months of specialized experience).

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

Time In Grade for the GS-12: For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.
Time In Grade for the GS-11: For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application includes your:
1. Resume,
2. Responses to the online questions, and
3. Required supporting documents. We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:


1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.

2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:  Communication Skills, Analytical Skills and Problem Solving Skills.Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. We may lower your rating if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

- This is a bargaining designated position. 
- This position is a Non-critical sensitive position.
- The incumbent will be able to work an AWS/Flexitime schedule (10 hour AWS schedule is not available).
- This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
- There may be opportunities for telework.


Fiscal Service may select candidates for this vacant position under this Job Opportunity Announcement, Job Opportunity Announcement 14-FS-275, and/or any other appropriate source of hiring authority (examples include, but are not limited to, competitive examining sources; non-competitive sources such as Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (if GS-11 or below), reinstatement or transfer of current or former competitive service employees; and direct hire authorities). Further information about these other sources of hiring authority is available from the Office of Personnel Management at http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp. In order to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reporting requirements, the Bureau of the Fiscal Service is asking applicants to complete the Race and National Origin (RNO) information during the application process. This information will be kept confidential and anonymous, and will only be used for demographic reporting purposes.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:

- Complete a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- Successfully complete a background investigation.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- Travel locally and/or overnight occasionally.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- Undergo an income tax verification, if applicable.
- Obtain and maintain a clearance appropriate for the position.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 (http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.


HOW TO APPLY:

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The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date. Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJobs Help Desk.

Step 1 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) - We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 3. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. For more resume tips click here. - You may create a resume in USAJOBS or upload one of your own choosing. Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

Step 2 - Apply Online Click the "Apply Online" link of this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application If this is your first time on Treasury's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.

Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents (see step 5 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.

Step 5 - Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by document upload or fax. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit. Document Upload: You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways: 1. Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application. You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you've already loaded on USAJOBS. or 2. You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile. Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you've located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online." Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application. Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded. In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen. Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS. Fax: Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions. The fax number will be on the cover-sheet.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

ALL APPLICANTS: All applicants are required to submit a résumé.

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES - Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2."
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.


CTAP/ICTAP DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility. For a detailed list of documents, click here.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Submit a copy of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal, dated within the last 18 months, that includes the final rating. If you have not received a performance appraisal within the last 18 months, please explain why in your application.

SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under a special hiring authority, submit a copy of proof of your eligibility.

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA) DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge. Ten-point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf. For more information on veterans' preference, click here.

VETERANS RECRUITMENT AUTHORITY (VRA) DOCUMENTATION: If you are applying using VRA, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:

If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion. To be used in meeting qualification requirements, a college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency; more information may be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp#e4a.

Recommended Documents: In addition, we recommend that you submit the following:
- List of awards received while employed with the Federal Government.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Applicant Call Center
Phone: 304-480-7300
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: fiscalserviceinquiries@bpd.treas.gov
Agency Information:
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
*** Please see the "How to Apply" section ***
Parkersburg, WV
26106
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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Job Announcement Number:

14-FS-282

Control Number:

363309900