<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position serves as a Program Analyst within the Office of Investigations (INV), assigned to the Investigations Liaison and Special Operations Division (ILSOD), performing under the direction of the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) and Special Agent in Charge (SAC) for the office.<br /><br /><b>**SALARY SHOWN INCLUDES GEOGRAPHICAL BASE SALARY RANGE FOR THE GS-0343-14 LEVEL AND AMOUNT OF LOCALITY PAY REFLECTED IN THESE FIGURES**</b><br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Assists the ASAC in formulating goals, objectives, policies, procedures, internal controls, and overall work for the Investigations Liaison and Special Operations Division (ILSOD).</li> <li>Administers, with the appropriate level of oversight, the business and logistical operations functions of the INV, providing direct line managers and supervisors, as well as Senior INV leadership, with timely and accurate data and information.</li> <li>Provides research, fact-finding, data verification, quantitative and qualitative analytical studies of on-going trends, developments, and advancements within the law enforcement (LE) community for compliance and to ensure efficiency.</li> <li>Develops innovative solutions to administer life-cycle procurement and special projects from conception to completion, paying attention to detail and to multiple demands of OIG employees who may also contribute to the project.</li> <li>Conducts independent and collaborative research and development.</li> <li>May serve as a training coordinator and/or resource as necessary, including the oversight of training operations throughout the INV.</li> <li>Serves as the Accountability Property Coordinator and/or the National Firearms Coordinator.</li> <li>Maintain the National Firearms Inventory database for the INV and/or the INV HQ POC for the National Instant Background Check System (NICS) with the FBI regarding statistics on persons who should be disqualified from receiving firearms.</li> <li>Manages the INV?s shield/badge/credentials programs.</li> <li>Maintains and administers various national database accounts.</li> <li>Serves as UFAN Coordinator (unit colleague serves as a secondary back-up for this function) and Investigations coordinator for Retired Law Enforcement Identification.</li> <li>Ensures completion of Quarterly Evidence Reports from the Field.</li> <li>Serves as the training coordinator and as liaison to similar positions at both the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) and the Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy (IGCIA).</li> <li>Initiates national procurement requests for investigations and coordinates the delivery of equipment and supplies. May serve as a COR for the INV?s purchases and procurement projects.</li> <li>Monitors the dispersal of equipment and supplies to the individual field offices, and identify trends and usage data for those individual offices.</li> <li>Monitors INV?s budget, specifically the expenditure of funds on training, equipment and supplies related to INV business and investigation operations support.</li> <li>Coordinates with OIG Financial Management Division on interagency agreements for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), General Services Administration (GSA), FLETC and IGCIA.</li> <li>Assists management with ensuring quarterly reports are provided to OM and submitted for publication in the Investigations Quarterly Performance Measurements and Status Updates.</li> <li>Processes 1034 requests for OIG, and will process for payment any previously reviewed expenses involving Fleet Manager and maintain sufficient tracking systems.</li> <li>Serves as the HQ liaison for U/C Social Security Numbers provided by the Social Security Administration. Process all requests for SSNs: performs other duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>U.S. Citizenship is required</li> <li>Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.</li> <li>Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.</li> <li>Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required</li> <li>Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.</li> <li>Direct Deposit ? Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.</li> <li>Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https: www.e-verify.gov/.</li> <li>Position has a Confidential Financial Disclosure (Form OGE-450) requirement. If selected, you will be required to submit Form OGE-450 within 30 days of your initial appointment date, and annually thereafter.</li> <li>Selected applicants are subject to initial and random drug testing. Failure to pass a Drug Test or maintain a clearance is grounds for removal.</li> <li>Selected applicants must undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a background investigation for a Secret clearance. You must meet initial and periodic suitability determinations based on favorable background investigations and updates.</li> <li>Selectees for such positions must meet the initial agency suitability determination before a final job offer can be made.</li> <li>Occasional travel is expected. Selected applicants must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.</li> <li>This position is eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements. Employee participation is at the discretion of the supervisor.</li> <li>Must have a valid Driver's License.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: </strong>Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 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).<br /><br />Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the 06/07/2019 the of the announcement.<br /><br /><b>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: </b>To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level(s) in which you are applying.<br /><br /><b>Specialized Experience: </b>One or more full-time years (12-months) of specialized work experience, equivalent to at least the GS – 13 grade level in the Federal service in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization, performing, with an appropriate level of supervision, the full range of business support and administration of programmatic functions of an Office of Investigations. This experience includes performing, with some degree of independence, and with an appropriate level of supervision, the full range of business support and administration of programmatic functions of an Office of Investigations. <ul> <li>Provide timely and accurate data and information to facilitate the rendering of informed decisions regarding entity operations on a nationwide basis;</li> <li>Research and analyze on-going trends, developments, and advancements within the law enforcement (LE) community, not limited to the procurement of law enforcement materials and support services;</li> <li>Develop innovative solutions for accomplishment of investigative missions and tasks;</li> <li>Serve as a training coordinator and/or resource, including the management of training operations and the oversight of facilities to ensure compliance with proper safety protocols;</li> <li>Serve as an administrative resource for both HQ divisions and field offices; and</li> <li>Serve as a national level point of contact to various agencies and units for varied purposes.</li> </ul> <b>(Your resume must CLEARLY demonstrate this experience)</b><br /><br /><b><strong>I</strong>N DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE</b>. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).<br /><br />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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />This position is open to Competitive Merit Promotion, Non-Competitive, and Special Hiring Authority eligibles. You must meet the requirements for one of the following categories to be eligible.<br /> 1. A current permanent competitive service employee; former Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service; or former Federal employee who served on a career conditional appointment without achieving career status in the competitive service who was separated less than three years ago. You must submit an SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional (Tenure field is 1 or 2); AND status in the competitive service (Position Occupied field is 1).<br /> 2. A Veteran applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing an honorable discharge. NOTE: Current career/career conditional federal employees applying under VEOA must submit a qualifying SF-50 to show they meet time-in-grade.<br /> 3. A 30% or more Disabled Veteran. You must submit your DD214, a completed SF-15, and letter from the VA dated 1991 or later.<br /> 4. Military spouses are eligible if their active duty military spouse: 1) receives a Permanent Change of Station move; 2) has a 100% disability rating; or 3) died while on active duty. Please submit supporting documentation.<br /> 5. Schedule A: Documentation of eligibility under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e. state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. Territory that issues or provides disability benefits. This letter must be separate from any Veterans Preference documentation.<br /> 6. A Former Peace Corps or VISTA Volunteers Appointment. Please submit documentation to be considered.<br /> 7. A current or former Land Management Bureau employee who has served at least 24 months under a time-limited competitive appointment who is eligible for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act.<br /><br /><strong>Reasonable Accommodation Requests</strong>: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https: help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire <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 />Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your responses to the online assessments completed during the application process. You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):<br /><br />Accountability<br /> Attention to Detail<br /> Customer Service<br /> Decision Making<br /> Flexibility<br /> Influencing/Negotiating<br /> Integrity/Honesty<br /> Interpersonal Skills<br /> Learning<br /> Reading<br /> Reasoning<br /> Self-Management<br /> Stress Tolerance<br /> Teamwork<br /> Oral Communication <br /> Planning and Evaluating<br /> Technical Competence<br /> Written Communication<br /><br />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.<br /><br />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.<br /><br />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. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The following documents are required for your applicant package to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software, your system failure, etc. Encrypted documents will not be accepted. Failure to submit required, legible documents may result in loss of consideration. <ul> <li><strong>Resume</strong> that includes: 1) personal information such as name, address, contact information; 2) education; 3) detailed work experience related to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment; title, series, grade (if applicable); 4) other qualifications.</li> <li>A completed <strong>Assessment Questionnaire </strong></li> <b>SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action </b>(if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal service</li> <li>Other supporting documentation as stated in the announcement</li> <li><strong>Current and former Federal employees:</strong> <ul> <li>Most recent non-award Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing you are/were in the competitive service, highest grade held (or promotion potential) on a permanent basis, position title, series & grade <strong>AND</strong></li> <li>Most recent performance appraisal including the summary rating page AND all accompanying narrative pages (dated within 18 months) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. A performance plan is not an acceptable substitute.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Current permanent FSA county employee: Must submit your most recent non-award Notification of Personnel Action, (SF-50 or equivalent) showing your highest grade (or promotion potential) held on a permanent basis, position title, series and grade AND most recent performance appraisal including the summary rating page AND all accompanying narrative pages (dated within 18 months) per above.</li> <li>Veteran Hiring Authorities: VEOA, & 30% Disabled Veterans: DD214, Certificate of Release from Active Duty, that shows dates of service & discharge under honorable conditions. If currently on active duty you must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. Veteran's preference must be verified prior to appointment.</li> <li>If claiming 10-point veteran's preference you must provide the DD214 or certification requirements (see above bullet), plus the proof of entitlement of this preference as listed on the SF-15 Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference. The SF-15 should be included but is not required. Failure to submit these documents could result in the determination that there is insufficient documentation to support your claim for 10-point preference.</li> <li>Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act: Copies of Notification of Personnel Action(s) (SF-50) showing the employee served in eligible appointment(s) for a period(s) of more than 24 mos w/o a break between appointments of two+ years. Include initial hire actions, extensions, conversions and separation SF-50s for each period. Submit performance rating(s) with including the summary rating page AND all accompanying narrative pages showing acceptable performance for each period counted towards eligibility signed by supervisor(s). If documentation does not exist for one or more periods, submit a statement from supervisor(s) indicating acceptable performance. Applicants who do not have performance documentation for any period shall provide a reason why the documentation is not available and statement that performance for all periods was at an acceptable level.</li> <li> Schedule A, Persons with Disabilities Appointment : Letter from a physician, local, state or federal rehabilitation office citing eligibility under 5 CFR 213.3102 (u).</li> <li>Surplus or displaced employees eligible for CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP priority must provide: proof of eligibility (RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a transfer of function or directed reassignment to another commuting area, notice of disability annuity termination), SF-50 documenting separation (as applicable), and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with your application per 5 CFR 330.</li> <li>If claiming eligibility under a special hiring authority or an interchange agreement with another merit system not listed above, see the requirements for that authority and submit the required supporting documentation. Go to: USAJOBS Hiring Path for Special Authorities or Special Hiring Authority for more information.</li> <li>If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found here. </li> </ul> <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.