Program Analyst GS-0343-14


Vacancy ID: 801796   Announcement Number: MG-2012-T0397-LNG-801796DEU   USAJOBS Control Number: 332917000

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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.

1. Please select the response below that BEST reflects your qualifications for the Program Analyst GS-0343-14 position.

A. I possess one year of experience coordinating, assessing, and improving programs, processes, and plans impacting program operations.
B. I possess one year of specialized experience utilizing an expert knowledge of FEMA financial management techniques and practices to coordinate, assess, and improve programs, processes, and plans impacting and facilitating successful disaster recovery operations.
C. I do not possess the specialized experience described above.

From the following items, choose the ONE 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, 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.
DEFAULT SCALE: Please select the response that best reflects your experience performing the specified tasks.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Evaluate processes and overall program management identifying problem areas and deficiencies.

3. Recommend management plans to resolve problem or program deficiencies.

4. Manage and develop a system for monitoring the overall workload and accomplishments of an office.

5. Coordinates and monitors complex and highly visible projects, assuring accomplishment in line with program goals

6. Coordinates the development of resolutions to financial management and related operational functions.

7. Coordinates the development of budgets and strategic plan and coordinates cross-program and cross-office issues.

8. Convene and manage branch meetings in the absence of senior management.

9. Serve as a representative at interagency workgroups.

10. Advise officials in the development and execution of assigned projects.

11. Research and write reports or other working documents that provide authoritative guidance on complex and wide-impacting program issues.

12. Draft correspondence, memoranda, talking points, policies, procedures, congressional inquiries and other documents relevant to program activities.

13. Coordinate the contribution of subject-area experts to important documents.