Management and Program Analyst

DHS Headquarters - Department of Homeland Security

Specialized Experience:
You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal government, performing duties such as: -Providing advice and guidance to organizational leadership on matters related to planning, research, and evaluation methodologies concerning policies and strategies related to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear issues or related topics;
-Evaluating existing programs and evaluations of innovative approaches to policy and planning related to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear issues or related topics; –Recommending appropriate actions, objectives, and methods for achieving long-range goals and objectives; -Assisting in developing and conducting business practice reviews, strategic planning, policy standards and procedures; AND
-Analyzing existing policies, program and operations for effectiveness, efficiency, compliance with laws and regulations, and responsiveness to Administration. You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal government, performing duties such as: -Applying analytical and evaluative methods to develop recommendations that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations related to chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear issues or related topics;
-Serving as a technical authority to managers concerning administrative policies such as those concerning budget, human capital, and contract management; -Assisting in developing and conducting business practice reviews, strategic planning, policy standards, and procedures at the direction of Agency leadership; AND
-Developing and delivering briefings, status reports and correspondence to managers. Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.
All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Time-in-grade
Current General Schedule (GS) federal employees, and those that have served in GS positions within the last 52 weeks, must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade, or a combination of the next lower grade level and an equivalent band in the federal service. Note: Current or former Federal employees MUST submit a copy of their SF-50 Form which shows competitive service appointment (“position occupied” block 34 on the SF-50 should show a “1”), tenure group (block 24 should show a 1 or 2), grade, and salary. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF50s include promotions, With-in Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s dated a year apart within the same grade/job). If you have promotion potential in your current position, please provide proof. Employees applying with an interchange agreement must provide proof of their permanent appointment. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT ALL OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION AS A STATUS CANDIDATE. National Service 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. Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction. This position is part of DHS effort to protect the nation from weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The CWMD Office is established as a national office within the Department of Homeland Security. View common definitions of terms found in this announcement: Common Definitions.