Budget Analyst (Public Notice Flyer)
Economic Development Administration - Department of Commerce
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: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/ 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-11 level: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience: Assisting in formulating budget estimates; Comparing cost-benefit ratios of alternative budget and program actions; and Advising on regulations, policies, and precedents in the budget process. -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: A combination of the required experience and education for this grade level. To qualify at the GS-12 level: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: Reporting on the rate of expenditure of funds and trends to management; Analyzing budgetary and financial data submitted by stakeholders to ensure consistency with budget plans and policies; Preparing statements and supporting materials used in presenting funding requests and budget recommendations; and
This vacancy is for a Budget Analyst (Public Notice Flyer) in the Economic Development Administration within the Department of Commerce.