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Budget Analyst,

Company: Department Of Commerce
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Southern Region (SR, Regional Headquarters, Administrative Management Division (AMD) with one vacancy in Fort Worth, TX.

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Overview

  • Accepting applications
  • Open & closing dates
    11/08/2022 to 11/22/2022


    * Salary

    $59,192 - $111,594 per year


    * Pay scale & grade

    GS 9 - 12


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    Location

    1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Fort Worth, TX 1 vacancy
  • Remote job
    No


    * Telework eligible

    Yes-as determined by the agency policy.


    * Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


    * Relocation expenses reimbursed

    No


    * Appointment type

    Permanent -


    * Work schedule

    Full-time -


    * Service

    Competitive


    * Promotion potential

    12


    * Job family (Series)

    0560 Budget Analysis


    * Supervisory status

    No


    * Security clearance

    Other


    * Drug test

    No


    * Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk


    * Trust determination process

    National security

    Credentialing

    Suitability/Fitness


    * Announcement number

    NWS SR TX-23-11705204-ST


    * Control number

    688008100



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    This job is open to

    * Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.


    * Federal employees - Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.


  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Military spouses
  • Veterans
    Clarification from the agency

    VEOA, VRA, 30% Disabled, Schedule A. Current or former employees at a land management agency who were initially hired under competitive procedures in a time-limited appointment.

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    Duties

    As a Budget Analyst for the National Weather Service you will perform the following duties:

  • Performs routine and recurring budget administration duties.
  • Monitor budget execution; negotiating budget funding amounts, timing, and changes with program managers; recommending reprogramming of funds as needed.
  • Gather, review, and consolidates narrative information and statistical data to formulate and present budget requests; checking accuracy of budget and program data.
  • Review and recommend approval, disapproval or modification of budget execution documents.
  • Serve as a financial consultant to management on issues such as budgeting techniques; use of financial management products; resource distribution; program priorities; and development of financial plans. Assist in the drafting of budget policies and guidance for the Region.
    These duties are described at the full performance level of the GS-12; the GS-09, and GS-11 are developmental leading to such performance.

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    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    This position requires a Low Risk Security Clearance.

  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
  • This position is in the bargaining unit.
    Key Requirements:

  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period.
  • More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
    Are There Any Special Requirements For This Position?

  • If selected you may be asked to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as those related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Because this position requires travel for official business, the selectee may be required to apply for a charge card within 30 calendar days of appointment. Individuals who have delinquent account balances from a previous Government charge card will be required to satisfy their existing obligation before a new card can be issued.
  • A background investigation will be required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
  • Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as possible so that we can update our system.
  • If you are a Federal employee applying for a promotion (under merit promotion procedures) you must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
    Qualifications

    Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at:

    EDUCATION: There is no positive education requirement for this position.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS: This position has a positive Education Requirement in addition to at least one year of Specialized Experience OR substitution of education for experience OR combination (if applicable) in order to be found minimally qualified. Transcripts must be submitted with your application package. You MUST meet the following requirements:

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies; knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    To qualify at the GS-09 level:

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:

  • Comparing figures in current estimates of funding needs by line item or object class with prior years expenditures; or
  • Preparing preliminary budget estimates and reviewing justifications for program support activities.
    OR

    SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: Masters Degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related

    OR

    COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience as described above.

    To qualify at the GS-11 level:

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:

  • Compiling and presenting financial data, into work sheets, budget schedules, and other supplemental reports needed for budget and funding reviews; or
  • Preparing analyses of financial data in support of requests for apportionments or revisions of apportionments.
    OR

    SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related

    OR

    COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience as described above.

    Note: Only graduate-level education in excess of two years is qualifying for combination of education and experience.

    To qualify at the GS-12 level:

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: : Applicant must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience

    equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:

  • - Assisting in the planning and execution of an organizational budget;
  • - Tracking budget forecasts and estimates for programs or projects; and
  • - Utilizing financial and reporting systems to monitor the obligation and expenditures of funds.
    Education

  • Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
  • Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: .
    Additional information

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at:

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • A copy of your specific RIF notice; notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade level, and duty location;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.
    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement;
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.
    Non-Competitive Reinstatement to a Higher Grade/Band than Previously Held MUST submit the following documents:

  • SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action: you must provide the most current Notification of Personnel Action (Form SF-50) that verifies career/career-conditional status, title, series, and highest grade level held on a permanent basis for your previous position. (do not submit an Award SF-50) AND, the SF-50 that verifies your separation date; AND.
  • Performance Appraisal - most recent performance appraisal showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Do not submit a performance plan that does not include this information.
    NOAA participates in e-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

    The Department of the Commerce (DOC) places a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspectives and encourages applications from all interested eligible candidates. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) are fundamental principles that guide the Department and allow us to successfully achieve our mission.

    THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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    * Benefits

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    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.



    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Vacancy Related Questions: As part of the online application process, you will need to respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following knowledge skills, abilities and/or competencies:

    We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (gold) depending on the position and grade level of the job. For more information on Category Rating, please go to Category Rating.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response.

    Basis of Rating:

  • Budget Administration
  • Reasoning
  • Compliance
    NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application, or that your resume or application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible and/or not qualified.

    To preview the announcement questionnaire, click here:

    * Benefits

    Help

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


    * Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    Required documents may be: (1) uploaded directly from your desktop; or (2) uploaded directly from your USAJOBS stored attachments.

    A complete application package includes a resume, required documents and completion of the vacancy announcement questionnaire. Please see this guidance: What to include in your resume

    At a minimum, your resume mustindicate your citizenship; if you are registered for Selective Service (if you are a male born after 12/31/59); job title(s) (include job series and grade, if federal); duties description; education; starting and ending dates (month and year); and hours worked per week. We recommend using the inbuilt USAJobs Resume Builder to ensure you do not miss any information. Your resume should describe your specialized experience and support your answers to the vacancy announcement questionnaire.

    Transcripts

    If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide all unofficial transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, etc.) by the closing date of this announcement or you will be disqualified from further consideration. Please ensure that all documentation is legible.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) & Inter-agency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligibles

    If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, the Servicing Human Resources Office must receive proof by the closing date of this announcement that you meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330 Subpart F for CTAP and 5 CFR 330 Subpart G for ICTAP or you will not receive priority consideration. This includes:

  • copy of the agency notice;
  • your most recent Performance Rating; and
  • your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
    If you are a CTAP or ICTAP eligible, you will be considered well qualified if you earn a minimum score of 85 (prior to the assignment of veteran's preference points). For more information on CTAP/ICTAP please click here.

    Eligibility for Special Appointing Authorities

    If you are applying for this position based on eligibility under a special appointing authority, you must submit proof that supports your claim by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit proof, you will not receive consideration under the special appointing authority. Below is a list of the most common authorities and the documentation requirements. If you're eligible for an authority not listed, you are responsible for submitting documentation that's appropriate for that specific authority.

    30% or More Disabled Veteran - Submit a legible copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, member 4 copy; and an official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs (dated 1991 or later) or from a branch of the Armed Forces certifying the existence of a service-connected disability, , etc. Additional information can be found in the VetGuide.

    Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) - NOTE: The VRA authority only applies to positions at the GS-11 level or lower. Submit a legible c

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