Budget Analyst

Bureau of Land Management - Department of the Interior

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements for the prospective grade described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. If qualifying based on education, a copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial) must be provided with your application. Minimum Qualification requirements, GS-09: Specialized Experience: You must have one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in the private or public sectors) performing at least 4 of the following items: (1) Conducting analytical, technical, and administrative actions to assist with formulating, executing, and monitoring a budget for an organization, object class, program, and/or for budget support activities; (2) Conducting analysis to carry-out annual budget planning efforts including consolidating compiled information into annual and multi-year budget estimates and/or justifications; (3) Ensuring budget submissions are consistent and adequately address high priority directives and submission requirements; (4) Providing budgetary guidance to local managers, supervisors, and employees regarding established budget/financial management practices, procedures, policies, objectives, and/or regulations; and (5) Presenting budget and financial information in an easy-to-understand formats to include preparing narratives and special reports. OR B. Education: Have successfully completed a master’s or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.B. or J.D., if related, with major study in finance, accounting, economics, and/or statistics. OR C. Combination of Education/Experience: Have a combination of education and experience described above; (To calculate, first take the number of semester hours or equivalent earned towards a graduate degree, in excess of 18 semester hours, and divide by 18 semester hours or equivalent. Then take the number of months of experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify). TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted). Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). 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. 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”.
This position is located in the BLM Oregon State Office, Coos Bay/Medford District Offices. The primary purpose pf the position is to conduct a full range of analytical, technical, and administrative duties related to formulating, executing, and monitoring a budget for specifically assigned organizations, object classes, substantive programs, and/or support activities.