Program Analyst, GS-0343-13


Vacancy ID: 558359   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-12-558359   USAJOBS Control Number: 302309600

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 558359
1. Title of Job

Program Analyst, GS-0343-13
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment under a Special Appointing Authority (e.g. Veteran's Recruitment Appointment, present or former Peace Corps personnel, current Postal Service personnel, etc?


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Program Analyst

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


0001 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Qualification Requirements for Program Analyst, GS-0343-13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience planning analysis in support of managerial and organizational goals and objectives; conducting analysis that identify special program/project requirements; assessing and improving program effectiveness or management processes; and providing assistance in determining the need for written policies and procedures.
B. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the letter that best describes your eligibility for this position.

A. I currently work for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.
B. I DO NOT currently work for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Prepare and present authoritative findings and recommendations to resolve
complex management issues, problems, and conflicts.

4. Present findings and recommendations on complex issues or problems impacting
major programs.

5. Advise others in the application of agency rules, regulations, and procedures, in order to identify problems, gather information, draw conclusions, and recommend solutions.

6. Recognize serious problems and issues based on an understanding of broad legislation, policy, and program definitions.

7. Research established administrative policies, precedents, and/or regulations relating to regulatory programs and functions.

8. Resolve problems, modify procedures, and interpret policy in order to meet difficult, controversial, and novel situations.

9. Analyze the impact of proposed changes to laws and regulations that affect regulatory functions, programs, and activities.

10. Participate and document discussions and decisions that concern regulatory programs and activities.

11. Develop and maintain regulatory communications, policies, and guidelines with regard to program segment(s) and regulations.

12. Present related presentation materials supporting evaluation recommendations.

13. Make substantive program, administrative, or operating recommendations for an organization's functions, program segment(s), and activities.

14. Make oral presentations to management officials recommending changes to programs and procedures.

15. Develop written reports to recommend changes to programs and policies.

16. Prepare work papers, which document the analysis and evaluation of project/program operation.

17. Conduct analysis to determine impacts of revisions to existing legislation, regulations, or policies.