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Job Title:Program Analyst

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:14-294 (1152123)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$51,298.00 to $66,685.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 to Wednesday, July 16, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Sacramento, CA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current California National Guard members and employees

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, California and your community!

 

The California National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the California National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

Military Members ONLY: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period).

 

Area of Consideration: Current California National Guard members and employees

Military grade of E-3 through E-9 or W-1 through W-3

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive IS authorized, subject to National Guard Bureau approval.

Relocation Costs IS NOT authorized, based on determination that Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is not in the Government best interest.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 25% or Greater
  • Some, 1 to 5 days per month

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Compatible Military Assignments: MOS ENL: 00 immaterial WO:00F immaterial
  • Must maintain a valid CA Drivers License and Secret Clearance
  • GFEBS provisioned preferred
  • Fiscal Law, RM 101, RM 102, and DTS preferred

DUTIES:

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THIS IS a permanent POSITION 

This position is located in a State Headquarters directorate or division level office. The purpose of this position is to serve as the GFEBS analyst and consultant for the management and administration of GFEBS for the state of California. Serves as key coordination point for all program requirements. This work requires knowledge of management principles, organizational theory and techniques of analysis. Knowledge of agency administrative guidance and operating procedures coupled with analytical ability is required to develop information required by the chief to determine feasibility and legality of proposed program and operational plans.

 

 

this position may be concurrently announced with va 14-295C. only one of the announced positions will be filled. referral and selection will be iaw cng fpr 335.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL: Experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other responsible work which demonstrates analytical ability and a practical and theoretical knowledge of the functions, processes and principles of management. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Program Analyst, GS-0343-09: Must have at least 24 months experience which has provided a working knowledge of the National Guard organizational structures, functions, procedures, and techniques. Experience analyzing, interpreting and developing policies and procedures of local management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledge's, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made:

 

1.Knowledge of National Guard Organizational structures, functions, procedures, and techniques.

2.Ability to apply practices, theories, techniques, and methods of management.

3.Ability to analyze and interpret policies, and procedures of higher headquarters as to applicability.

4.Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts; draw conclusions and develop solutions to assigned problems.

5.Skill in working with people of various trades and backgrounds.

6.Ability to orally present and discuss complex matters in a clear and convincing manner.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of the work of the position.

**Course work in fields closely related to those specified may be accepted if it clearly provides applicants with the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance.**

 

COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED FOR EDUCATION TO BE CREDITABLE

 

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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 The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 

BENEFITS: 

Flexible Spending Accounts -  https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. : http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance -: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  California National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 listed on this announcement with the prescribed cover letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3.   NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 60 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

NG.CA.CAARNG.LIST.HR-JOBSTECH@MAIL.MIL

Vacancy ID 1152123

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

1152123
Title of Job

Program Analyst
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address

Other Information

Lowest Grade

09

Occupational Specialties

001 Program Analyst

Geographic Availability

063150067 Sacramento, CA

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below to best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

A- Yes
B- No

1. Are you a Current California National Guard member or employee?

2. Do you currently possess the military grade of E-3 through E-9 or W-1 through W-3?

3. Do you have experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other responsible work which demonstrates analytical ability and a practical and theoretical knowledge of the functions, processes and principles of management; experience using computer and automation systems?

4. Do you have at least 24 months experience which has provided a working knowledge of the National Guard organizational structures, functions, procedures, and techniques; experience analyzing, interpreting and developing policies and procedures of local management?

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Reviews prior and current budgets/funding trends, compiles funding projections and prepares funding recommendations.

6. Summarizes and interprets significant data collected and relates this data to the organizations program actions; identifies and analyzes deficiencies in resource consumption, training, workload and scheduling, and evaluates deviations from standards, plans, and estimates to determine cause and impact on missions.

7. Develops various visual media to present trends, performance status, capability and related management information.

8. Researches and interprets personnel and training regulations, DA Pam’s, Circulars, and NGB guidance.

9. Formulates and reviews all Annual Funding Guidance/Programs (AFG/AFP) ensuring obligation authority is not exceeded and budget adjustments are properly staffed.

 

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible. If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

      1.      To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is

1152123

 2.      Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

   1.      Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire 

View Occupational Questionnaire

2.      Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.

   3.      Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

• Current Resume
• Transcripts (if applicable)

. Any other documents that are required (if applicable)

 

The following documents are NOT acceptable as attachments to applications:  Photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings (civilian or military), award certificates or letters of appreciation.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

For More Information
Phone: (000)000-0000
Email: NG.CA.CAARNG.LIST.HR-JOBSTECH@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
USPFO Army
9800 Goethe Road
Sacramento, CA
95627

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgment email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application is process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. 

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.  We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.  If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). 


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Job Announcement Number:

14-294 (1152123)

Control Number:

373794700