Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW), Division of Health Careers and Financial Support (DHCFS). The duty location for this position is Rockville, MD.<br /><br /><strong>**Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**</strong><br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />This position is a mission critical occupation and is responsible for ensuring that operational and fiscal activities align with and enable accomplishment of Health Resources and Services Administration's mission, goals and objectives.<br /><br />As a Budget Analyst, you will be responsible for budget development, formulation, and/or functions for assigned Agency program or administrative budget area.<br /><br />Specifically, you will: <ul> <li>Assure that obligations incurred and resulting expenditures of funds are in accordance with pertinent laws and regulations.</li> <li>Identify opportunities and recommends process improvements to budgetary processes, policies, and procedures.</li> <li>Prepare a variety of regular and special reports and presentation materials covering the status of funds, expenses, and obligations.</li> <li>Assemble and complies background and historical data and documentation to assist in the development of budget estimates.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 12 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>U. S. Citizenship is required.</li> <li>All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 to show status and time-in-grade.</li> <li>Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.</li> <li>PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders.</li> <li>A one year probationary period may be required.</li> <li>Position is in the Bargaining Unit.</li> <li>Recruitment incentives are not authorized.</li> <li>Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.</li> <li>Background investigation is required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE</strong>: 06/12/2019<br /><br /><strong>Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.</strong> <br /><br />In order to qualify for this GS-09Budget Analyst position,your resume must <b>clearly</b> demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience <b>comparable in difficulty and responsibility </b><b>to at least the GS-07</b> level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a <b>regular and recurring basis:</b> <ul> <li>Assisting in the allocation, expenditure and control of funds and manpower for an organizational unit;</li> <li>Assisting with the execution of budget for a program; and</li> <li>Reviewing and analyzing budget requests submitted by organizational activities to ensure their consistency, accuracy, and adherence to instructions.</li> </ul> <b>OR</b><br /> You must have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or J.D., if related. <strong>You must provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts with your application. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.</strong><br /><br /><b>OR</b><br /> You must have a combination of specialized experience and graduate education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position, as described above. <strong>You must provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts with your application. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.</strong><br /><br />In order to qualify for this GS-11Budget Analyst position,your resume must <b>clearly</b> demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience <b>comparable in difficulty and responsibility </b><b>to at least the GS-09</b> level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a <b>regular and recurring basis:</b> <ul> <li>Providing direction and guidance on the interpretation and applicant of budget policies;</li> <li>Performing routine procedural budget formulation support functions within the organization; and</li> <li>Preparing budget estimates and justifications for an organization.</li> </ul> <br /> <b>OR</b><br /> You must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. <strong>You must provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts with your application. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.</strong><br /><br /><b>OR</b><br /> You must have a combination of specialized experience and graduate education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position, as described above. <strong>You must provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts with your application. Failure to do so will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Experience</strong> 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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.<br /><br /><strong>Current status candidates must meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) by the closing date of this announcement. To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, provide any of the following SF-50s:</strong> <ul> <li><strong>Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)</strong></li> <li><strong>With-In-Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs)</strong></li> <li><strong>Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade.</strong></li> <li><strong>SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 06/12/2019.</strong></li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video… </strong> Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package . <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to your starting work.<br /><br /><strong>Foreign Education</strong>: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http: www.ed.gov . <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />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. <br /><br />HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.<br /><br />Click here for information on " Federal hiring for individuals with disabilities ". <li><strong>Security and Background Requirements</strong>: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees . Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.</li> <li><strong>E-Verify</strong>: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.</li> <li><strong>Direct Deposit</strong>: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.</li> <li><strong>Creditable Service</strong>: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here .</li> If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. Click here for more information on veterans' preference .<br /><br />Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Click here <br /><br />HRSA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. Telework eligibility may be discussed during the interview process. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.<br /><br />Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):<br /><br /><b>FEDERAL BUDGET PROCESS – </b>Understands and complies with the Federal Budget process, including budget formulation, presentation and execution.<br /> <b>FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT</b> – Prepares, justifies, and/or administers the budget for program areas; plans, administers and monitors expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs and policies; assesses financial condition of an organization.<br /> <b>BUDGET FORECASTING (ORGANIZATIONAL FORECASTING)</b> – Develops models or projections based on studying past results, relationships, and data and anticipating future trends/events.<br /><br /><strong>TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE</strong>, please click on the following link: https: apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10505434 <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact either HRSA's Office of Human Resources at (301) 443-3780 or by email: askhrhrsa.gov or HRSA's Reasonable Accommodation programs at (301) 443-2538 or by email: RA-Requesthrsa.gov . You must contact the Reasonable Accommodations Program prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. <strong>Hours of operation</strong>: Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 4:00PM EST (except Federal holidays).<br /><br /><strong>Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application</strong>. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete online Application Package that includes: <li>A current <strong>Resume</strong> – For resume writing guidance, please visit USAJOBS Resources Center or view their video tutorial . If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates (month/year) for paid and non-paid work experience, including the average number of hours worked per week for each job title listed. <strong>You must also ensure that the duties performed are clearly matched to each period of employment. If we cannot determine that you have performed qualifying duties for at least one year, then you may be rated ineligible.</strong></li> <li>A complete <strong>Assessment Questionnaire</strong></li> <li>Other <strong>supporting documents to be submitted with application</strong>:</li> <ul> <li>Veterans' Preference Documentation, if applicable, a DD-214 <strong>Member 4 copy</strong>, which shows type of discharge. If still active, provide an official Statement of Service. Any other documentation such as VA letter documenting disability, SF-15, and any other required supporting documentation based your veterans' preference claim.</li> <li><strong>SF-50</strong>: Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) that shows status and time-in-grade, and its full performance level. If you are an HHS employee you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from eOPF. If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX (618) 935-3014 ; Email CPR ; or visit the National Archives Website .</li> <li><strong>Personnel Orders</strong>: PHS Commissioned Corps Officers must submit a copy of latest personnel orders in lieu of SF-50.</li> <li>Peace Corps volunteers must submit a copy of your "Description of Service (DOS)" in lieu of the SF-50. If you do not have one you should email the Peace Corps Office of Volunteer and PSC Financial Services at certifypeacecorps.gov .</li> <li>If you are currently serving in a pay banded position, please include a copy of your pay band chart with your application.</li> <li><strong>College transcripts</strong> (if the position has a positive education requirement, or you are qualifying on the basis of education).</li> </ul> <br /> For Résumé and Application Tips visit the USAJOBS Resource Center .<br /><br />The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/12/2019. <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.


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