Overview

Duties

Summary

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http: www.justice.gov/usao/ .

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This position is also being announced to All U.S. Citizens and Nationals under 20-EOUSA-10888906-DE..
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Responsibilities

This position serves as a Data Analyst and is located in the Data Integrity and Analysis Staff (DIAS) in the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA). DIAS's mission is to provide clients with data and analysis to assess the effectiveness of their programs. This includes facilitating the use of EOUSA's litigation case management and other data systems to maintain timely and accurate data, and collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical information on the work of the United States Attorneys' offices (USAOs) in criminal and civil litigation. Typical work assignments will include:

  • Participate in the development and execution of a comprehensive program to manage the data within EOUSA's litigation case management systems.
  • Recommend new and revised criteria and methods to improve effectiveness of the data management program.
  • Plan and conduct proactive analyses of statistical data and trends to assist EOUSA and United States Attorney's Office (USAO) leadership and staff in making informed decisions regarding budget preparation, resource allocation, resource utilization, and policymaking.
  • Develop reports, correspondence, proposals, issue papers, and briefing materials to measure the effect of strategic initiatives and management decisions.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of an audit program to improve the quality of data in EOUSA's case management systems.
  • Produce data integrity reports that highlight anomalies and weaknesses.
  • Formulate and execute solutions and corrective actions to data integrity issues.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
  • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
  • Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

Qualifications

GS-09 : To be qualify at the GS-09 level you must meet at least ONE of the following:

Specialized Experience: At least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in Federal service utilizing data management systems such as SQL, Excel or similar to ensure quality control in the maintenance and use of data; utilizing Excel and/or SQL (or similar) to prepare and analyze data reports, and presenting quality control findings and recommendations to internal and external parties; utilizing data management systems such as SQL or Excel to manage and manipulate data fields and codes and develop and maintain business rules that govern data systems.
OR
Education: Possess a Master's or equivalent graduate degree in a related field (e.g. Data Analytics); or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.B. or J.D, if related.
OR
Combination of Education and Specialized Experience: Combination of specialized experience and education which when combined equal 100% of the requirements. In order to qualify based on a combination, graduate level education must be in excess of 1 full years. To calculate your percentage of graduate education, first determine the total number of graduate hours that exceed 36 semester hours (or your school's definition of two years of graduate study), then divide the total number of your excess graduate semester hours by 18 (or your school's definition of one year of study).

GS-11: To be qualify at the GS-11 level you must meet at least ONE of the following:

Specialized Experience: At least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in Federal service utilizing data management systems such as SQL, Excel or similar to ensure quality control in the maintenance and use of data; utilizing Excel in preparing and analyzing complex statistical and data reports, and presenting quality control findings and recommendations to internal and external parties; utilizing Excel and/or SQL (or similar) to manage and manipulate data fields and codes and develop and maintain business rules that govern data systems; plan and conduct proactive analyses of statistical data and trends and participate in the development and implementation of an audit/internal controls/ quality review program to improve the quality and integrity of data.
OR
Education: Possess one of the following types of education in a related field (e.g. Data Analytics): a PhD. or equivalent graduate degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such degree; or LLM if related.
OR
Combination of Education and Specialized Experience: Combination of specialized experience as described in A and graduate education as described in B which when combined equal 100% of the requirements. (Only graduate education in excess of 1 full year is creditable.)

GS-12: Applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in federal service utilizing Excel and/or SQL to manage and manipulate data fields and codes and develop and maintain business rules that govern data systems; plan and conduct proactive analyses of statistical data and trends and participate in the development and implementation of an audit/internal controls/ quality review program to improve the quality and integrity of data; developing, modifying and applying new approaches for conducting complex, comprehensive studies which deal with major issues affecting program management; and applying database concepts to effectively employ SQL and MS Excel and apply database design techniques.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)- The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

Education

All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http: www.ed.gov
OR
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http: www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html . All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

Additional information

Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) -VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.

Special Employment Consideration – Persons with disabilities, veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the armed forces, and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for non-competitive appointments. For further information, click on the links provided below . You must specify in your online questionnaire under what authority you wish to be considered and submit appropriate documentation to verify your eligibility.
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities Links:
https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Types-of-Appointments

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http: www.sss.gov/ .
Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your complete application package (resume/supporting documentation, online questionnaire, and USA Hire Competency Based Assessment) will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

You will be rated on the following Competencies (see The Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, Appendix F for definitions):
Accountability, Attention to Detail, Customer Service, Flexibility, Influencing/Negotiating, Integrity/Honesty, Interpersonal Skills, Learning, Self-Management, Stress Tolerance, and Teamwork

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.

The assessment includes a cut score based on the minimum level of required proficiency in these critical general competencies. You must meet or exceed the cut score to be considered. You will not be considered for the position if you score below the cut score or fail to complete the assessment.

Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:
-Required: Your responses to the Online Occupational Questionnaire (This is completed automatically during the apply online process).
-Required: Your resume showing relevant experience and dates (month/day/year) of employment and work schedule for each (e.g., part-time XX hours per week or full-time). Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (cover letter optional)
-Required if you meet qualifications based on education: An unofficial college transcript (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript will be required prior to your first day.) and foreign education evaluation documentation, if applicable, as described under the "Qualifications" section of this vacancy announcement.
-Required if you are a current or former Federal employee: a recent copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing title, series, grade, and full performance level (FPL); AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal. Please note your SF-50 must include your FPL in the remark section (e.g., appointment, reassignment, promotion actions), pay adjustments and awards do not include this information so they are not acceptable.
-Required, if applicable: CTAP/ICTAP documentation (a copy of a separation notice or other proof of eligibility for priority selection; a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing current position, grade, promotion potential, and duty location; AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
-Required, if applicable: VEOA documentation (your DD-214, Member Copy 4).
If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you must submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found at: https: help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire

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