Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>Mission Statement</strong> <br /> The NRO is the U.S. Government agency in charge of designing, building, launching and maintaining America's intelligence satellites. The NRO provides reconnaissance information to the Intelligence Community and the DoD warfighters. For more information see: http: www.nro.gov <br /><br /><strong> NRO is accepting applications from US Citizens & current GS/GG-12 and GS/GG-13 level, or equivalent Federal Government employees for this position. </strong><br /><br /><strong>SEE QUALIFICATIONS SECTION FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION</strong><br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a BUDGET ANALYST you will be responsible for the following duties: <ul> <li>Perform or advise on work in any of the phases or systems of budget administration.</li> <li>Perform budget formulation and cost estimates to support plans, programs and activities.</li> <li>Present and defend budget estimates before authorities and oversight.</li> <li>Review and evaluate budget requests.</li> <li>Control and report obligations and expenditures.</li> <li>Develop, determine, and interpret budgetary policies and practices.</li> <li>Analyze and recommend costs and benefits of alternative methods of financial management of programs and administrative operations.</li> <li>Implement legal and regulatory controls over approved budgets.</li> <li>Provide advice on effective and efficient methods for the acquisition and use of funds to support programs and activities.</li> <li>Provide budgetary management analysis oversight of expenditures to ensure propriety and compliance with budget, financial, fiscal, and auditing directives.</li> <li>Develop final budget and program products for complex projects and resolve controversial issues by working in close coordination with analysts and functional area subject matter experts (SMEs).</li> <li>Review program requirements and develop/review spend plans for accuracy and completeness.</li> <li>Identify and convey resource trade-offs within and among competing programs, and provide senior management with resource alternatives.</li> <li>Draft and review funding documentation for accuracy and compliance with applicable organizational policies and instructions.</li> <li>Maintain appropriate internal controls to minimize data inaccuracy and/or unauthorized use of funding.</li> <li>Propose resource realignments and sources at the Program and Directorate levels as required to maintain program execution, and/or to respond to unplanned circumstances.</li> <li>Advise and assist COTRs, the Budget Director and the Program Manager on the financial aspects of programs in order to assist them in making sound budgetary decisions.</li> <li>Serves as a liaison for financial issues and resolves program issues.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – May be required to travel in military or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a US citizen</li> <li>Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service http: www.sss.gov</li> <li>Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered</li> <li>This is a Drug Testing designated position</li> <li>Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601</li> <li>Must obtain/maintain Critical Sensitive TS/SCI clearance w/polygraph</li> <li>WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time</li> <li>OVERTIME: Occasionally</li> <li>TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible</li> <li>PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized.</li> <li>FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt</li> <li>FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Required</li> <li>TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is NOT telework eligible</li> <li>SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit: https: www.sss.gov/</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>This position is a Full Performance Level DCIPS position. DCIPS Full Performance Level positions include GG-12/13. The NRO is accepting applications from current GS/GG-12 and GS/GG-13 Federal Government employees for this position. Federal government employees, who are currently at a GS/GG-12, GS/GG/13, or equivalent may ONLY apply for a lateral reassignment at their current grade level, and step. Those selected at the GG-12 grade level may then be considered for future competitive promotion under the NRO Internal promotion evaluation process.</strong><br /><br />The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0500/budget-analysis-series-0560/ for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the <strong>MAJOR DUTIES</strong> and <strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong> sections of this announcement by 07/10/2019 <ul> <li>Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.</li> <li>Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.</li> </ul> Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume.<br /> <strong>Specialized experience required for this position is:</strong> <br /> <strong>For the GG-12:</strong> <li>Familiarity with cost estimating, budgeting, financial management, and governmental program accounting.</li> <li>Assist in the federal budget process to formulate budge estimates, develop and consolidate, or to edit budget justifications and reports</li> <li>Knowledge of the Internal Control Program & Budget Submission Process (IPBS) and the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES) to include the Management to Civilian Budget (MCB) Program.</li> <li>Supported Intelligence Contingency Fund (ICF) Program, Internal Control (IC) Program, and the Government Travel Card Program.</li> <li>Supported OMB, DoD, and Intelligence Community (IC) established manpower and budget principles, rules and regulations, and procedures applicable to financial and manpower management.</li> <strong>For the GG-13</strong> <li>Perform cost-estimating, budgeting, financial management, and governmental program accounting.</li> <li>Apply financial program management to the federal budget process to formulate budget estimates, develop and consolidate, or edit budget justifications and reports for complex space systems.</li> <li>Utilize the Internal Control Program & Budget Submissions Process (IPBS), the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) to include the Management to Civilian Budget (MCB) Program.</li> <li>Manage the Intelligence Contingency Fund (ICF) Program, Internal Control (IC) Program, and the Government Travel Card Program.</li> <li>Apply OMB, DoD, and Intelligence Community (IC) established manpower and budget principles, rules and regulations, and procedures applicable to financial and manpower management.</li> <br /> <strong>Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:</strong> <li> Organizational Awareness </li> <li>Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Budget</li> <li>Financial Stewardship</li> <li>Budget formulation, Justification, and Presentation</li> <li>Communication</li> <strong>This position is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA): </strong>Acquisition Category K- Business, Cost Estimating, and Financial Management Level II & III and incumbent must meet appropriate certification requirements IAW the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) no later than 24 months after accepting this position.<br /><br /><strong>Financial Certification Requirements</strong>: Employees are allotted 2 years in which to achieve the Financial Management Level II & III certification requirements in accordance with DoD Directive 5118.03 and section 1599d of Title 10, United States Code. Once certified, members of the Financial Management workforce have a continuing requirement for professional education and training in order to maintain and improve their Financial Management proficiency and skills.<br /><br />Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>This position is a Full Performance Level DCIPS position. DCIPS Full Performance Level positions include GG-12/13. The NRO is accepting applications from current GS/GG-12 and GS/GG-13 Federal Government employees for this position. Federal government employees, who are currently at a GS/GG-12, GS/GG/13, or equivalent may ONLY apply for a lateral reassignment at their current grade level, and step. Those selected at the GG-12 grade level may then be considered for future competitive promotion under the NRO Internal promotion evaluation process.<br /><br />VETERANS PREFERENCE CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL</strong><br /> In accordance with DoD Instructions 1400.25 Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.<br /><br />Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: http: www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf <br /><br /><strong>All current and former civilian Federal employees</strong> must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, salary, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.<br /><br /><strong>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: </strong>This program applies 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 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 ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ <br /><br /><strong>Please review the Required Supporting documents at the following Link: </strong> http: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753 <br /><br /><strong>Other Notes:</strong> <ul> <li>Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.</li> <li>If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.</li> <li>If selected, NON-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.</li> <li>Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.</li> <li>All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.</li> </ul> <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 your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> National security <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).<br /><br />Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. <strong>If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.</strong><br /><br /><b><strong>The following documents are REQUIRED</strong><br /> <strong>1. Your resume:</strong></b> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume. </li> </ul> <strong>2. SF50</strong> <ul> <li>Current civilian federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade, step, salary and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc<br /> </li> </ul> <strong>3. Veteran's Documents</strong> <ul> <li>If applying using veteran's preference </li> <li>DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.</li> <li>In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.</li> </ul> <br /> <strong>PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: </strong><b> http: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753 </b>


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