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Job Title:Supervisory Budget Analyst

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:EERE-14-CR-012A-JW-00338

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$124,995.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year


Friday, March 14, 2014 to Thursday, April 03, 2014




Full-Time - Permanent (Career/Career Conditional)




1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC View Map


All U.S. Citizens

This position is also advertised to status candidates as a Merit Promotion announcement # EERE-14-MP-012-JW-00338






About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Operations and Strategic Innovation (OSI), Budget Office. The mission of Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is to develop and deploy clean energy technologies (including solar, geothermal, wind, water, fuel cell, vehicle, and building technologies) that will enhance our nation’s competitiveness and promote energy security, economic security, and national security. The Office of Operations and Strategic Innovation (OSIO) proactively identifies ways to strengthen EERE’s overall performance, organization, budget, operations, human capital, and project management while achieving significant cost savings. The OSIO oversees and directs the Office of Business Operations, the Office of Financial Management, and the Office of Strategic Programs.


  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel is required


  • No


  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.
  • Some travel is required.


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Serves as the Deputy Budget Director for EERE, reporting directly to the Budget Director. Leads and coordinates the budget execution, formulation, justification, defense, presentation, and review of EEREs budget. Serves as an advisor and provides key policy and supporting information in preparation of budget defense documents, briefing materials, testimony, and budget request highlights and prepares responses to Congressional questions and other inquires. Represents the Budget Office on forecasting long-range-funding needs and for integrating budgeting with accounting, financial management, business management, strategic planning, and other management planning and reporting systems. Plans, conducts, manages and monitors the execution (authorization, obligation and expenditures) of approved budget and reconcile financial data on Program Direction funding actions to ensure accuracy, transparency, and total accountability. Prepares scopes of work for obtaining contractor or laboratory assistance in carrying out the activities required to accomplish the goals and objectives of projects. Tracks and reconciles financial data in EERE’s operating budget to ensure accuracy, transparency, and accountability. Participates in meetings on complex financial topics with staff from EERE programs, the DOE CFO’s Office, and field offices to share information and evaluate incremental budgetary actions. Represents the EERE budget leadership with internal EERE and other DOE budget staff; on intra- and inter-agency working groups; with Administration, OMB, Treasury, GAO, Congressional staff; representatives of State and local governments; contractors; and other external entities.

As a Supervisory Budget Analyst, you will:

  • Serve as Deputy Budget Director for the Budget Office, advising senior management officials regarding all aspects of budget formulation and execution.
  • Plan, formulate, present, and execute the budget for EERE.
  • Provide financial management leadership, technical assistance and problem solving advice to managment staff.
  • Oversee and manage, planning and execution of EERE operating budget, covering salaries and benefits, travel, training, office space, and IT equipment.


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A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

Experience managing program direction funds, including the formulation, justification, presentation, execution, and review of a budget for an organization’s operations, developing strategic financial operation plans; analyzing specific budgetary and fiscal areas of special concern; and recommending procedures for changes.

In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications requirements, you must meet the following Selective Placement Factor to be considered qualified for this position: Demonstrated experience with research, development and deployment budget formulation and execution for a Federal agency or large organization.

An example of a qualifying experience is:  Experience managing and overseeing an organization's budget process pertaining to research projects and programs.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

This position requires the following knowledge, skills, and the abilities:

  1. Knowledge of the principles, theories, and practices of financial management and budget administration.
  2. Knowledge of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congressional budget processes and procedures.
  3. Ability to prepare budgets and justifications for various programs and projects.
  4. Ability to formulate recommendations to system and organizational improvements.
Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Although a degree is not required, your educational background will be strongly considered in the evaluation of your overall qualifications for this position.  Supporting documentation of your education and training is appreciated, even though not required for this position.  Please submit all supporting documents in accordance with the instructions provided under “Required Documents” in the "How to Apply" section.

Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.



We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.
If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted.
To preview questions please click here.


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  • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period or a background investigation.
  • All males must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register.


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To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete application no later than 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish. Requests for extensions will not be granted, so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish before the deadline. Our application system displays a countdown timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.

Steps to submit a complete application:
  1. You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.
  2. You must have a completed resume. (Please note that some DOE offices do not accept uploaded resumes and require that you have a completed resume within your USAJOBS profile using the Resume Builder).
  3. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials ready, click the 'Apply Now' button.
  4. You must respond to all applicant assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
  5. You will then be asked to upload additional supporting documentation, which may include (but is not limited to) transcripts, portfolio samples, certifications, and verification of veteran status.
  6. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process. You must click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not click 'Finish', your application will not be received.
If your resume does not support the responses in your application questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.

Steps to modify or withdraw your application:
  1. Return to USAJOBS and log in.
  2. In the "My Account" screen, click "Application Status" in the left-hand column.
  3. You will see a table list of all the jobs you've applied to, click on the title of the application you want to modify.
  4. If the announcement is still open the button which normally says "Apply Now" will instead say "Edit Application", click that button. (If you want to withdraw your application from consideration after the closing date, contact the HR Specialist listed on the announcement.)
  5. You will be directed to the application where you can make changes or you can click "Withdraw Application" to delete your application.
  • If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the Apply Now button), please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement between normal business hours.
  • If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs, account profile issues, or Resume Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail
  • If you are experiencing a significant hardship which hinders your ability to apply online please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement during normal business hours.


Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.
If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.
  • ALL APPLICANTS: Resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
  • If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and grade. Please see the Education section for more information.
  • Current/former Federal employees: Most recent Standard Form (SF) 50. To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show: position title and type, occupational series, grade, and tenure. This is a blank sample SF-50 and should not be submitted with your application!
  • Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
  • Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
  • Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.


Jacqueline Wren
Phone: 720-356-1818
Fax: 000-000-0000
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
Human Resources Office
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC
Fax: 000-000-0000


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