PROGRAM ANALYST (OEI COORDINATOR), GS-0343-11/12


Vacancy ID: 861660   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-861660   USAJOBS Control Number: 340059500

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 861660
1. Title of Job

PROGRAM ANALYST (OEI COORDINATOR)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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

5. Employment Availability

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


Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see  http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap .   To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

 


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?  This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as Veterans Recruitment Appointment, 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities, and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


Are you eligible for the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)? (For information on VEOA 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)?


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

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

9. Languages

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

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 11.


11
12

11. Miscellaneous Information

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

12. Special Knowledge

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

13. Test Location

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

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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

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

Please review the description below and select the most appropriate category (you must choose one): 

Choose 001 - COMPETITIVE PROMOTION if you are:

-  Current or former federal employee who has not held a position at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent on the permanent basis 

-  Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) eligible

Choose 002 - REASSIGNMENT/NON-COMPETITIVE if you are:

-  Current or former federal employee who either is currently or has previously held a permanent position at the GS-12 grade level or above, or is/was in a trainee position at the GS-11 level with a promotion potential to the GS-12 or above.

-  Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) eligible 

-  PHS Commissioned Corps Officer

-  Schedule A eligible

-  Displaced Federal employees eligible for special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)

-  Military Spouse 


001 COMPETITIVE PROMOTION
002 REASSIGNMENT/NON-COMPETITIVE

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:


391610061 Cincinnati, OH

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

For statements 1-2 below, please select the response that best describes your experience and/or education. Select only one answer. You must respond to each question.

1. Your response to the question below will determine if you qualify for the position of Program Analyst, GS-11. If you meet more than one choice, select the response that describes the highest level of experience/education that you possess. You must fully meet the description in the response to select it.

A. I have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal Service by the closing date of the announcement. Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the work of the position. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for examples of specialized experience.
B. I have completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
C. I have a combination of graduate level education beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study and specialized experience that together meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
D. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

2. Your response to the question below will determine if you qualify for the position of Program Analyst, GS-12.  You must fully meet the description in the response to select it.

A. I have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service by the closing date of the announcement. Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the work of the position. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for examples of specialized experience.
B. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. If applying using form OPM Form 1203-FX, darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. 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 or 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. Perform regular and continuing assignments overseeing a national data system containing essential information used to support budget, staffing, and goal assignments of a district.

4. Plan and conduct program surveys and/or research on issues of moderate scope and impact to access the effectiveness of the operation.

5. Maintain continuous reviews ensuring that overall plans are carried out efficiently and effectively as possible.

6. Responsible for interpretation and application of the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act and related industry practices and regulations to ensure accuracy and completeness of objectives.

7. Understand established operating policies and procedures, formulation and recommendation of plans to ensure establishment of goals, leadership, guidance and technical accomplishments.

8. Ensure applicable laws, guidance and policies are followed and implemented in accomplishing assigned tasks.

9. Formulate recommendations and opinions based on background and understanding of the organization's policies, regulations, procedures, past practices, and information contained in database.

10. Conduct studies of work processes and procedures identifying problems, reviewing production standards and making recommendation for problem solutions which may depart from established work operations.

11. Responsible for the overall accuracy of the regulatory information and data in the system ensuring the quality of the data in the database meets the needs of all users, nationwide and other interrelated systems.

12. Maintain a national database containing essential information key to the operation of the organization.

13. Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the program ensuring information contained in database is accurate and up to date.

14. Manage data in national database, analyzing current information and recommending enhancements to the informational system as deemed necessary.

15. Develop accurate and reliable reports required by management to assist in determining staffing, work plans, and budget strategy.

16. Develop accurate and reliable reports and guidance to assist in the successful operation of the organization.

17. Develop, recommend, and implement the operational policies and procedures designed to ensure accuracy of database.

18. Conduct training and give presentations on the content and usage of the information system ensuring quality of the system is maintained.

19. Serve as the liaison establishing and maintaining working relationships with the appropriate State and local government bodies and/or employees coordinating and gaining information as needed.

20. Participate in various work groups developing enhancements to the information system.