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Job Title:Budget Officer

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:VA14-126ALS

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0560-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Langley AFB, VA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

JOIN THE VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD AND SERVE YOUR NATION, YOUR STATE, AND YOUR COMMUNITY! 

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

 

This position is located within the Financial Management Division at a base-level Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing with responsibility for all budgetary operations necessary to support the plans, programs, missions, and activities of the wing and its geographically separated units (GSUs).  The primary purpose of this position is to provide management oversight and guidance for both budget formulation and budget execution according to the Resource Management System (RMS).  The incumbent is recognized as the top technical authority regarding fiscal and budgetary policy, law, and regulatory guidelines for all organizations serviced by the Wing Budget Office. The incumbent fosters an environment conducive to teamwork among resource managers and decision-makers in meeting the objectives and goals of the Resource Management System.  This incumbent accomplishes budget functions in support of state and federal Air National Guard operations, training, and readiness missions, and the contingency operations of its total force and joint service partners.

 

DUTY LOCATION:  192nd CPTF PAS, JB Langley - Eustis, Hampton, VA

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Excepted Service Male/Female Commissioned Officer (Not To Exceed O-4/Maj.)

 

WHO CAN APPLY:

GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Commissioned Officer (Not To Exceed O-4/Maj.) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.

 

GROUP II - All qualified Male/Female Commissioned Officer (Not To Exceed O-4/Maj.) in the Virginia Air National Guard, regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician, or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia Air National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

 

GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Air National Guard.

 

MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:  This position is supervised by an O-4/Maj. Grade inversion will not be authorized. Compatible AFSC: 65F3.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • Must meet the Specialized Experience--See Qualifications Section

DUTIES:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Operates the Resource Management System, a network of commanders, resource advisors, cost center managers, and technical advisors aligned to the Wing/GSU organizational structure and oriented towards the management of appropriated funds and workdays for the accomplishment of unit missions. Serves as the principal author for local resource management policy development and publication. Serves as the principal budgetary advisor to senior leadership and top management personnel in maintaining balance, efficiency, and economy of operations to accomplish programmed objectives.   Oversees budget formulation, validation, compilation, and submission, requiring the frequent contact with commanders, resource advisors, higher headquarters (ANG/FMA), and field counterparts. Reviews initial funding (programmed or received) and devises and carries out apportionment to base organizations ensuring financial continuity between fiscal years. Follows up on approved distributions by ensuring the prompt and accurate loading of fund targets to the accounting and supply systems, and by notifying the affected unit's resource advisor. Monitors the execution of the overall annual operating budget. Issues "Call" for unfunded requirements that meet ANG/FMA Budget Execution Review (BER) criteria ensuring timely notification, clear and concise instructions, and achievable "suspenses" for all required financial actions. Performs special studies and selective reviews of budgetary programs and procedures (e.g., conversions or mission changes/additions).  


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in administrative, professional,technical, or other responsible work that utilizes knowledge of management principles and practices. Experience analyzing problems, drawing logical conclusions, and communicating effectively with others. Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training involving complex knowledge and understanding of governing budgetary policies, precedent setting decisions, procedures, and regulations. Experience in identifying, analyzing, and resolving budgetary problems. Experience interpreting comptroller decisions and providing regulatory information. Experience in briefing senior level management on budget related issues.     

 

Quality of Experience: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.

 

 - Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

 - Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.

 - Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance within one year of appointment.

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 rating 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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These benefits are offered to most Federal employees:

 

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

 

Flexible Spending Accounts - For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

 

Health Insurance - For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

 

Leave - For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

 

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

 

Long Term Care Insurance - For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

 

Retirement Program - For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.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 National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs


CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE WITHOUT REGARD TO SEX, AGE, OR HANDICAP (EXCEPT WHERE REQUIRED BY MILITARY REGULATIONS), RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, LAWFUL POLITICAL AFFILIATION, OR MEMBERSHIP/NONMEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION...RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be completed and submitted by Thursday, September 11, 2014.

 

Option A:
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 View Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note:  To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position. 

 
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 1190269.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

Option B:
If you cannot apply online:
Please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.


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


2.  Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the Occupational Questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .


3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with your Resume and any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process.   Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed.

 

 

The following will prevent your documents from being processed:

 

Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

1. Your Resume
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire,
3.  Official Transcripts are needed to be considered for Specialized Experience

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

JESSICA M. BROWN
Phone: (757)225-3017
Email: JESSICA.BROWN.48@US.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
192 CPT FLT PAS
Langley AFB
Hampton, VA
23665

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After the closing date, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement.  You will be notified electronically whether you have been found eligible and ineligible.  If you are found eligible and qualified, your application will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.


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Job Announcement Number:

VA14-126ALS

Control Number:

378300600