As a Budget Analyst, you will be responsible for preparing the Millwood Tri Lakes Project Office budget for the current fiscal year, the next fiscal year and the out-year. Responsibilities include monitoring funds using various computer status sheets and periodic reports and ensuring monies are spent as allocated or changes are justified and appropriately documented. You will be the principal advisor on matters involving the Project Office to meet management requirements for funds control. Typical duties of the position may include, but are not limited to:Reviewing historical data to determine funds necessary to cover such expenses as hired labor, supplies, equipment.Preparing and justifying the project's budgets.Closely monitoring all funds and expenses (hired labor, purchases, utilities, travel, training, PRIP items, etc.) to avoid over/under obligation.Providing management with recurring and non-recurring reports on the budget and advises management on use of funds.Making recommendations and provides justification to Operations Division concerning excess or shortfall of funds.Participating as a member of the management team in overall project office planning, conducting special studies concerning projects, programs, and proposals to determine regulatory compliance, costs, manpower requirements and allocations, workload impact, and time restrictions.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Specialized experience for the GS-07 is defined as: 1) verifying cost data for an organizational budget; OR 2) utilizing spreadsheets to enter and maintain numerical data. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).Specialized experience for the GS-09 is defined as performing at least 2 out of the 3 following duties: 1) assisting in formulation/revision of an operating budget for an organization; OR 2) researching, compiling and summarizing data concerning line item information; OR 3) monitoring funds and expenses of an organization. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:Communication and Report Compilation (GS-07 only)Budget AnalysisBudget SupportBudget Management (GS-09 only)
Time in Grade Requirement for the GS-07: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-05 grade (or equivalent).Time in Grade Requirement for the GS-09: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-07 grade (or equivalent).
Education Substitution for Specialized Experience:Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below. (NOTE: Transcripts MUST be submitted at time of application to qualify using education substitution or combination of education and experience).To substitute your education for experience at the GS-07 level, you must have:1) One full year of graduate level education that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the work of the job. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.
2) Bachelor's degree and superior academic achievement. Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) must be displayed by one of the following:a. Class standing -- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.b.Grade-point average (G.P.A.) -- Applicants must have a GPA of: a. 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or b. 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.c. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society listed by the Association of College Honor Societies. Membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision.
OR3) Combination of education and experience -- Less than one year of experience as described in the specialized experience statement for the GS-07 may be combined with less than one year of graduate level education. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.
To substitute your education for experience at the GS-09 level, you must have:1) Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or a LL.B or J.D., if related, that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the work of the job.OR2) Combination of education and experience -- Less than one year of experience as described in the specialized experience statement for the GS-09 may be combined with more than one year but less than two years of graduate education as described above. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one year by 36. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
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