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This National Guard position is for a BUDGET ANALYST, Position Description Number T5810700 and is part of the WY 153rd Comptroller Flight, National Guard.
This position serves as a Budget Analyst, Wyoming Air National Guard. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Performs budget formulation work involving preparation of detailed analyses of annual and/or multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations/programs into a consolidated budget request.
- Performs budget execution analysis of obligations incurred and actual expenditures of different sources and types of funding, such as one-year, multi-year, and no-year appropriations; reimbursement funds; and transfers of funds from other agencies.
- Provides financial advice, interpretation, and guidance on budget related matters such as types of funding available, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, status and use of funds to the financial manager, commanders, center managers, resource advisors, and other staff members.
- Administers the Resource Management System, a network of center managers, resource advisors, and cost center managers aligned to the organizational structure including unit commanders, middle managers, or supervisors.
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required.
Must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
Employees are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
The Selected applicant must complete an "I-9, Employment Verification", "OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment", and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation
Veterans' Preference applies (if applicable) to this advertisement.
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
Required to complete Level 2 FM Certification within 24 months of appointment.
Must be certified at the next higher grade-level before considered as eligible for merit promotions to that level; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. However, a new hire applicant must have competent experiences that are commensurate/equivalent to the budget analysis program business with demonstrated understandings of the program's principles and concepts defined by the NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-0560 position description.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-9 Level. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials.
Must be eligible for entry into the position's financial management certification career program based on the position's GS-grade (GS-11) before final approval and appointment is processed; have at least 24 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial NG
principles and procedures; must have an excellent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements; and must have experiences and training that demonstrate the competencies to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
Continued employment in this position is subject to successfully obtaining and maintaining a Level 2 DoD Financial Management Certification within two years from entry on duty to the position unless the incumbent is already in a position that requires a Level 2 certification in which case he/she must complete the certification in the original 2-year period.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree and/or a post graduate degree from an accredited college/university in NG finance; -or- in a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management is optimum.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx)
The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 15 February 2018, is available at:
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line via www.USAJOBS.gov. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Budget
- Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation
- Budget Execution
Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be placed in a numeric group based upon ranking factors such as knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors as reflected in their application package. The quality categories are:
a. Highly-Qualified: To be highly-qualified, an applicant substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and are fully competent to effectively perform all the job requirements in the position almost immediately with minimum training or orientation;
b. Well-Qualified: To be well qualified, an applicant meets the minimum qualifications of the position and is proficient in most, but not all, of the requirements of the position. May require some training or orientation to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position;
c. Qualified: To be qualified, an applicant meets the minimum qualifications of the position and is proficient in some, but not all, of the position's requirements. Will require extensive training or orientation to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume which includes:
* Your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers where you can be reached
* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy
* Show actual begin and end dates (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar - 2017) format and hours worked per week for all work experience submitted.
* List all pertinent civilian and military experiences
* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.
2. Other supporting documents:
*** If claiming Veterans' Preference
If claiming 10 point preference, submit a Standard Form (SF-15) "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference." (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf)
Provide supporting documentation for all Veterans' Preference claims e.g. DD 214, SF-15, VA Disability Ratings, etc. (if applicable)
Applicant MUST submit appropriate documentation. Failure to do so WILL result in loss of veterans' preference.
Legible copy of DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. The certification should also include when terminal leave begins and ends, rank, and dates of active duty service.
You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA Call Center or online.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, agency will require veteran to provide a copy of the DD-214.
a. CPS - 10-Point 30 Percent Compensable Disability Preference based on a service-connected disability of 30% or more;
b. CP - 10-Point Compensable Disability Preference based on a service-connected disability of 10% or more, but less than 30%;
c. XP - 10-Point Disability Preference; granted to recipients of the Purple Heart, persons with a non-compensable service-connected disability (less than 10%);
d. XP - 10-Point Derived Preference; granted to widow/widower or mother of a deceased veteran, or spouse or mother of a disabled veteran;
e. TP - 5-point preference.
f. SSP - 0-point Preference
To receive preference, veteran must have been discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces under honorable conditions (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge). As defined in 5 USC 2101(2), "Armed Forces" means Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Veteran must also be eligible under one of the preference categories below.
Military retirees at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not eligible for preference in appointment unless they are disabled veterans. (This does not apply to Reservists who will not begin drawing military retired pay until age 60.)
For non-disabled users, active duty for training by National Guard or Reserve soldiers does not qualify as "active duty" for preference.
For disabled veterans, active duty includes training service in the Reserves or National Guard, per the Merit Systems Protection Board decision in Hesse v. Department of the Army, 104 M.S.P.R.647 (2007).
Per 5 USC 2108, "war" means only those armed conflicts declared by Congress as war and includes World War II, which covers the period from December 7, 1941, to April 28, 1952.
Applicants may determine eligibility for veterans' preference by visiting the Department of Labor's Veterans' Preference Advisor: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/mservice.htm
Additional Resource: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10403181
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
Agency contact information
AddressWY 153rd Comptroller Flight
217 Dell Range Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523594900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.