Budget Analyst – Direct Hire Authority

National Park Service - Department of the Interior

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement 06/16/2023 unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement. Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time). If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount qualified specialized experience. Applicants must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: A. Must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Examples of such experience include: tracking expenditures by proper accounts and type; providing information on salary calculations and employment ceilings for incorporation into budget planning, preparation, and execution; analyzing and evaluating changes in program plans and funding and their affect on the budget; and preparing financial reports consistent with regulations and guidelines. -OR- B. Completed two full years of graduate level study leading to a masters or equivalent degree that is directly related to this position and has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. Such fields may include business administration, economics, accounting, governmental budgeting, and public administration. -OR- C. Equivalent combination of such education and experience. For example, I have six months of specialized experience (50% of the experience requirement), and 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours or the number of credit hours the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study is considered to be equal to 1 full year of graduate education (50% of education requirement). IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE: If you are using education to qualify you must document your course work and/or degree completed in your resume or other application materials you submit. You must submit a copy of your transcripts or a complete list of college courses taken that identifies for each course the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade received, and date completed. If you are qualifying based on education and you do not submit specific course work information as described previously, your application will be rated not qualified for consideration. (A copy of your official transcripts will be required before entrance on duty, if selected). You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”. Volunteer Experience: 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.
This position reports, justifies, and/or administers the budget for program areas; plans monitors, and administers expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs and policies. For additional information regarding this position, please contact Patrick_Pearson@nps.gov