THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a Budget Analyst, Position Description Number D1900000 and is part of the WY Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the budget analyst and consultant for the management and administration of all budget programs within the organization. The incumbent performs routine, continuing financial management functions involving the formulation, execution, and/or analysis of budgets for the organization's support activities and organizational components. The incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish budget analyst and management functions and provides customer service in support of financial management (FM) programs. The work requires knowledge and skill in the application of financial management, related laws, regulations, policies, acquisition, precedents, methods, and techniques of budget analysis and funds management.
(1) Serves as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues.
(2) Performs budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans.
(3) Performs budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds.
(4) Provides advice, assistance, and guidance on budgeting and related information and conducts analyses, reviews and special studies of budget and/or related information.
(5) Uses budgetary and other automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting/funding assignments.
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
Open to US Army, Army Reserves, and Army Nat'l Guard military mbrs only
Must be assessed into WY ARNG before appt. May take up to 120 days.
Must become a member of the Wyoming Army Nat'l Guard before appt.
Must submit ERB or DA Fm 2-1.
Refer to Required Documents section for additional details and links.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement upon appt and annually.
Required to complete Level 1 and/or 2 FM Certification within 24 months of appt.
Technicians 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.
Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses.
Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive
Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, if eligible. Subject to funding and TAG approval.
PCS is not authorized in lieu of incentives.
Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a
Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a Financial Management Level Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.
Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (E6/SSG) if selected for this position. A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at: https://go.usa.gov/xEeWG
Applicants' under-grade or over-grade (without a written demotion statement of understanding) will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of this series is to provide management oversight and guidance to the budget formulation and execution process. Budget analysts, assigned to line program offices, often advise managers on the preparation, documentation, and submission requirements for budget requests; the relative costs analysis and benefits of alternative program plans; the allotments and
sub-allotments of funds for distribution to program managers; the propriety of obligations and expenditures check results; and, provide guidance concerning the legal and regulatory aspects covering the use of funds. The positions perform work that requires a range of competencies in regard to budget operation, procedures, and program guidelines, concepts, guiding principles, techniques, and practices. In accordance with the policies and assigned responsibilities, the series GS-0560 Budget Analysis qualification requirements and procedures are established to support and align with the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. Reference DoD Instruction 1300.26, "Operation of the DoD Financial Management Certification Program", members of the finance workforce are required to participate in the Certification Program that directs certification levels and continuous education and training studies. The certification requirements are conditions of continued employment for financial management workforce employees. Employees must obtain the appropriate certification levels for their positions within 24 months after initial assignment; and, employees must maintain the positions' continuous training and education studies, as identified for each certification level, during the defined 24 month period.
Must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.
Must possess at least three months of basic finance budget training or competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures; have some understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. The highly qualified candidate must have at least 12 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures; have a good 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 abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.
NOTE: General and Specialized Experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar 2017) dates and hours worked per week with description of your specialized experience on the resume.
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.
Certification Level 2: THIS IS A FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Level 2 Certified position designated as such in accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, section 1051, amending 10 United States Code, section 1599d. Incumbent of this position is required to comply with all Department of Defense and Department of the Army requirements of this certification program. This certification requirement is a condition of employment for this position. Failure to obtain this certification within the required time may subject the incumbent to adverse action.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:
Enlisted: 36B, 42A
Must possess a valid state's driver's license.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
*** College transcripts must be submitted only when substituting education for experience.
To qualify for GS-0560 dual status technician positions on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. Technician applicants, who completed the Army or the Air Force Financial Technical School course and were awarded the applicable and compatible military skills, are considered minimally qualified for the GS-07 or GS-09 entry-level position
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):
- Practical knowledge of the missions, functions, goals, objectives, work processes, and sources of funding of assigned budget activities in order to relate needs and accomplishments of the organization to anticipated and actual dollar figures in the budget.
- Knowledge of sources of factual information about the programs and finances of the organization's budget, such as that found in accounting and data processing reports, payroll records, work reports, or inventory and sales data. Analytical skill is required to interpret the source information and apply it to the budget.
- Knowledge of budget formulation processes to forecast annual revenues and expenses of assigned funds and to enter/adjust information in forms and schedules in acceptable budget formats (e.g., showing fund assets and liabilities).
- Knowledge of budget execution processes and practices to determine whether obligations, expenditures, and requested allotments are within funding limitations in the approved budget.
- Knowledge of automated data processing concepts and systems capabilities to accomplish assigned budget functions.
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:
*** Records Review
* US Army, US Army Reserves, and Army National Guard members must submit an Enlisted Records Brief (ERB) or DA Form 2-1 with application.
*** College transcripts must be submitted only when substituting education for experience.
To qualify for GS-0560 dual status technician positions on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. Technician applicants, who completed the Army or the Air Force Financial Technical School course and were awarded the applicable and compatible military skills, are considered minimally qualified for the GS-07 or GS-09 entry-level position.
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/10689246
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 Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics
5410 Bishop 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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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/556498800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.