FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION – ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
The selectee of this position serves as a Supervisory Budget Analyst. You will be responsible for managing the Agency's budget program, to include development and oversight of financial controls, budget formulation, presentation, and execution.
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As a Supervisory Budget Analyst at the GS-0560-14 level, some of your typical work assignments may include:
- Serves as the Supervisory Budget Analyst responsible for directing and managing the following types of USMS budget programs: formulation, presentation, justification, execution, and review.
- Coordinates and monitors the annual performance plans and budget with the USMS Headquarters Divisions and District offices.
- Coordinates and oversees the continual monitoring of obligation and expenditure trends for assigned districts and program areas.
- Apprises senior management of the Agency's financial condition and advises them of the recommended measures necessary to ensure proper funds management, such as revising apportionments and operating plans, reprogramming, and limiting expenses.
- Exercises full supervisory responsibility over subordinate positions.
- Provides advice and assistance to all levels of USMS management on assigned program areas.
- Establishes and maintains liaison with officials of other Federal agencies and represents USMS at conferences and meetings.
Occasional travel – Travel is minimal, but required in this position.
Conditions of Employment
Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening.
This position is a Testing Designated Position and is subject to random drug testing.
May be required to successfully complete a trial/probationary period.
May be required to successfully complete a supervisory probationary period.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
GS-14 TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 grade level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).
You may qualify at the GS-0560-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:
One year of full-time specialized experience at or equivalent to the grade GS-13 in the Federal Service performing duties which include 1.) Preparing, justifying, and administering a program budget, overseeing, and monitoring expenditures; 2.) Using cost benefit thinking to set priorities; and 3.) Developing cost-benefit analysis of proposed budgetary and program actions.
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
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.
Applications will not be accepted if submitted using Government franked envelopes.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https: www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:
Recruitment incentive may be authorized
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational 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. If referred, all relevant documents including performance appraisals and incentive awards submitted with your application will be available to the selecting official for review and consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:
- Budget Administration
- Financial Management
- Oral Communication
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness , National security
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your résumé showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents (Applicants should ensure that their personally identifiable information (PII) is protected.):
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service)
- Copy of most recent performance appraisal with supervisor's signature showing the official final rating of record. In cases where the performance appraisal is incomplete or unavailable, applicants may provide an explanation of the reasons (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service).
- Copy of SF-50 reflecting award received (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service).
- Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
- Noncompetitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
- Career Transition Assistance Program(CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program(ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)