Program Analyst, GS-343-9/11


Vacancy ID: 844858   Announcement Number: MG-2013-11196-TNT-844858DEU   USAJOBS Control Number: 338058700

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MG-2013-11196-TNT-844858DEU
1. Title of Job

Program Analyst, GS-343-9/11
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

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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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

Read the definitions below to determine what options you are eligible to apply.  Please check all that apply (you must select at least one to receive consideration).

 

001 – All U.S. Citizens


001 All U.S. Citizens

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

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. 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 or reinstatement eligibility or are eligible under an interchange agreement. You must 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. If you are a current career or career-conditional employee without time-in-grade you will not be considered under this authority. You must provide official documentation documenting your military service such as a DD-214 or statement of service.
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.

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 (1) a disabled veteran; or (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; or (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)recently separated veteran. You are encouraged to provide documentation of your service and/or disability such as a DD-214, statement of service, and/or VA letter.
G. None of the above. I am not eligible to be appointed non-competitively.

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 choice that best describes your specialized experience for the GS-9.

A. I have one full year of specialized experience. Specialized experience is described as experience with conducting planning and evaluation of program objectives; providing recommendation for procedures, formats, methods and techniques used to develop information.
B. A Master's or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university.
C. At least two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university.
D. A combination of successfully completed graduate level education beyond the first year and experience. This will be calculated using your résumé and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

4. Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience for the GS-11.

A. I have one full year of specialized experience. Specialized experience is described as experience with conducting planning and evaluation of program objectives; providing recommendation for procedures, formats, methods and techniques used to develop information; developing, planning, coordinating, and implementing goals and strategies and assisting Federal and Non Federal senior managers in guiding programs and key initiatives; expert knowledge in emergency management and of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and management of FACA committees.
B. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
C. 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
D. A 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. None of the 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, 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.

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

5. Arrive at sound logical solutions by evaluating alternatives and disputed facts.

6. Make timely recommendations for modification for improvement, assuring that goals were met and that policies and procedures were applied.

7. Utilizes automated systems to log incoming correspondence, assigns appropriate due date, and generates reports.

8. Determines routing of correspondence to appropriate program offices.

9. Ensure requirements and deadlines are met through coordinating and tracking.

10. Research for new ideas, techniques, practices and systems to improve organizational responsiveness and productivity.

11. Prepare evaluative analyses of program/project status.

12. Develops tracking mechanisms to monitor the progress of assignments

13. Ensure requirements and deadlines are met through coordinating and tracking

14. Maintain suspense tracking system to monitor suspense status.

15. From the responses below, select the one response that best reflects your ability to communicate technical information orally.

A. I have presented only non-technical information to persons on the job.
B. I have made oral presentations of technical information on the job to superiors, co-workers, and others. I am proficient at this job function.
C. I have orally communicated technical and non-technical information to a variety of inside and outside persons. My oral communication skills are considered to be of superior quality.
D. None of the above

16. Select from the following responses all that best describe the types of oral communication functions you have performed as a regular part of your job. Select all that apply.

A. Prepared and presented information to internal and external audiences.
B. Expressed thoughts and opinions in a logical sequence as a member of a work team.
C. Exercised tact, clarity and caution in the resolution of differences of opinion when confronted with disagreements.
D. Negotiated to resolve problems.
E. Communicated with a variety of individuals which may involve explanation of contract documents, administrative procedures, regulations and processes.
F. Worked independently and effectively with others under the pressure of strict, very tight deadlines.
G. None of the 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, 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.

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

17. Participates in oral discussion for the purpose of planning, coordinating, or consulting on work efforts or to resolve operating problems.

18. Select the type(s) of written communications you have performed as a regular part of your job. Select all that apply.

A. I have prepared and presented documented information to internal and external audiences, using different formats for different audiences and purposes.
B. I have written informal letters expressing thoughts or opinions in a logical sequence.
C. I have written formal business letters, using the business letter format, communicating thoughts in a logical sequence.
D. I have developed written documents which may involve explanation of administrative procedures, regulations, processes, and for presentations.
E. I have prepared documented instructions and/or procedures on how to perform a task in a logical manner.
F. I have prepared documents for individuals and groups to resolve problems, analyze alternatives, and negotiate differences.
G. I have written standard operating procedures for tracking the status of outstanding tasks simultaneously.
H. None of the above.

19. Do you have experience responding to a wide variety of inquiries related to Federal, state or local agency programs in writing? Your resume must reflect your experience.

A. Yes
B. No

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, 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.

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

20. Develops responses to findings in order to ensure compliance

21. Develops briefs, correspondence and reports for senior level review

22. Identifies potential risks and issues.

23. Develops talking point, memos, position or policy papers for senior managers.