SUPERVISORY PROGRAM ANALYST
Department of the Air Force - Agency Wide - Department of the Air Force
Position is designated Special Sensitive and requires eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), other intelligence-related Special Sensitive information, or involvement in Top Secret Special Access Programs (SAP) to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. A non-disclosure agreement must be signed. Per 5 CFR 732.202, the investigative requirement CANNOT be waived for special sensitive
positions. The selectee must possess this clearance prior to starting in the position. In the event the selectee does not possess this clearance, the full investigation and favorable security adjudication must be completed and rendered prior to beginning in the position. This is a Supervisory Position. A 1 year supervisory probationary period is required if applicant selected has not previously met this requirement. In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions, Management and Program Analysis Series, 0343. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to participate in the assessment and improvement of command level plans and programs for conducting major operations such as: advocating future concepts: mission capability needs; PPBE; JCIDS; acquisition; space operations; knowledge of USSPACECOM program goals and objectives; the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones: methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions related to actual events; and the relationship of the various command entities involved in overall program planning and execution of military operations and evaluations. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to participate in the assessment and
improvement of command level plans and programs for conducting major operations such as: advocating future concepts:
mission capability needs; PPBE; JCIDS; acquisition; space operations. 2. Knowledge of USSPACECOM program goals and objectives; the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones: methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions related to actual events; and the relationship of the various command entities involved in overall program planning and execution of military operations and evaluations. 3. Knowledge of the application of program expertise as it applies to assigned programs and assigned missions. 4. Skill in designing and conducting comprehensive studies, and preparing solutions to resolve substantive problems and issues of effectiveness and efficiency of work operations in a major command program. 5. Ability to plan, organize, and negotiate effectively with senior analysts and management to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources, and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures. 6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, negotiate complex issues; and maintain good working relationships. Ability to plan and direct the functions and staff of a diverse and multi-disciplinary team. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to lead a team of program analysts applying program experience to analyze, evaluate issues, develop recommendations and determine necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the establishment and maintenance of assigned command program(s).