Program Analyst (COTR) GS-343-11/12


Vacancy ID: 620559   Announcement Number: MG-2012-T0205-BLG-620559D/M   USAJOBS Control Number: 311138000

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MG-2012-T0205-BLG-620559D/M
1. Title of Job

Program Analyst (COTR) GS-343-11/12
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Please indicate the lowest grade you are willing to accept.
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11. Miscellaneous Information

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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

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Read the definitions below to determine what options (001, 002, and/or 003) you are eligible to apply.  Please check all that apply (you must select at least one to receive consideration).

 

001 – All U.S. Citizens

002 – Merit Promotion.  This option includes current or former Federal service employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles, and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service). 

003 – Noncompetitive.  This option includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, Veterans’ Recruitment Authority (VRA) (for positions up to the GS-11 Federal level), Military Spouse Non-Competitive Hiring Authority, and persons with disabilities.  This also includes applicants who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal competitive position at the full performance grade level for this position.


001 All U.S. Citizens
002 Merit Promotion
003 Non-Competitive

21. Geographic Availability

0675 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

MERIT PROMOTION REFERRAL ELIGIBILITY

1. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES.

A. I am a current or former civilian Federal employee in the competitive service who has: career or career-conditional status, reinstatement eligibility, or eligibility under an interchange agreement.  You are encouraged to submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action showing time-in-grade (52 weeks at the next lower grade).
B. I am a veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. You are encouraged to provide official documentation documenting your military service such as a DD-214 or statement of service.  NOTE:  If you are a current career or career-conditional employee without time-in-grade you will not be considered under this authority.
C. I am a current or former displaced Federal employee in the local commuting area. To be considered you must be rated at or above the well qualified rating criteria for this position. You must submit supporting documentation such as a copy of your separation personnel action (SF-50) and a copy of your reduction in force letter.
D. None of the above. I am not eligible under Merit Promotion Procedures.

NON-COMPETITIVE REFERRAL ELIGIBILITY

2. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY NON-COMPETITIVELY.

A. I am a current or former civilian Federal employee who has held a permanent position in the competitive service with the same or higher promotion potential as this position or am eligible under an interchange agreement. You are encouraged to submit a copy of your latest SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action.
B. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for persons with disabilities such as Schedule A.  You must provide a copy of your certification from state Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
C. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. You must provide a copy of your DD-214 and VA letter
D. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for returning Peace Corps volunteers. You are encouraged to provide your Peace Corps documentation.
E. I am eligible to be hired under a Special Hiring Authority authorized for military spouses.  My active duty military spouse:  (1) received a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move; (2)  has a 100% disability rating; or (3)  died while on active duty.  You must provide a copy of the appropriate PCS orders, documentation of your spouse's disability, or documentation of your spouse's death and your marital status at time of death, as appropriate.
F. I am eligible for a Veterans Recruitment Appointment based on the fact that I am (1) a disabled veteran; (2) a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; (3) a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or (4) a recently separated veteran. You are encouraged to provide documentation documenting your service, such as a DD-214 or statement of service.  If you are eligible as a disabled vet, you must provide a copy of your DD 214 and VA letter
G. None of the above. I am not eligible to be appointed non-competitively.

BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

THE RESUME YOU SUBMIT FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWER YOU CLAIM UNDER THIS AND OTHER QUESTIONS. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE FOUND NOT QUALIFIED OR YOUR SCORE WILL BE LOWERED.

3. Select the statement below that best represents your highest level of experience or education for the position of GS-343-11 Program Analyst (COTR) position.

A. One full year of specialized experience.  Specialized experience is described as experience monitoring the contractor's progress in fulfilling the technical requirements specified in the contract and develops reports and recommendations;
B. Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree;
C. 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree;
D. LL.M., if related;
E. A combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This will be calculated using your résumé and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application;
F. I do not have the experience or education described in the above statement.

4. Select the statement below that best represents your highest level of experience or education for the position of GS-343-12 Program Analyst (COTR) position.

A. One full year of specialized experience.  Specialized experience is described as experience with identifying and developing ways to resolve problems or cope with issues which directly affect the accomplishment of principal program goals and objectives; develops new ways to resolve major administrative problems and plans; develops administrative regulations or guidelines for the conduct of program operations or new criteria for measuring program accomplishments.
B. I do not have the experience described in the above statement.

Knowledge of contract administration requirements for performance based contracts.

INSTRUCTION: 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.
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. Be sure to describe the experience that supports your responses to the task statements below in your resume. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume or application form, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skills levels you claim in this questionnaire. Each of your responses must be clearly supported by your education, training, and/or specific work experience you describe in your resume submitted for this position. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or firing you after you begin work.
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 as a regular part of my job at the local or community level.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of my job at the regional or state level.
E- I have performed this task as a regular part of my job at the national level.

5. Provides assistance with overseeing and monitoring the work of contractors and vendors.

6. Ensures that quality work products are delivered on a timely basis.

7. Provides advice and recommendations regarding procurement, acquisitions, and contracts management.

8. Develops procurement strategies for individual programs.

9. Prepares task orders, cost estimates and technical requirements/evaluations.

10. Monitors and tracks contract risks and issues.

11. Develops mitigation strategies and updates senior management of risk and issues.

12. Provides support to monitor, track, and keep records of contract progress, status, funding, budget, expenditures and performance.

13. Provides quality control support by reviewing deliverables for compliance with requirements.

14. Reviews invoices for accuracy.

15. Maintains complete contract files for audit purposes and supervisory review.

16. Ensures that all contract work leverages are standardized.

17. Ensures that all contract changes are reviewed and approved..

18. Provides support for meeting reporting requirements involving project initiatives, identification of risk and risk mitigation strategies.

19. Identifies key milestones and performance measures that are designed to track projects,

20. Coordinates and communicates with stakeholders, internal/external personnel and other industry partners.

21. Contributes to advice and guidance on contracts and project issues or questions.

22. Performs extensive research and compilation of data from varied contract sources.

23. Provides assistance to develop reports, whit papers, positions papers, presentation, relate to contracts.