Budget Officer
Department Of The Interior
 Cheyenne, WY
  • Duties




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Physical Demands: Work is primarily sedentary in nature with a moderate amount of standing and walking.

Work Environment: Work is performed in a typical office setting.

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This position serves as the State Budget Officer located in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office. As a technical authority on matters of budgetary policy, law, and regulation this position is responsible for overseeing the formulation, presentation, and execution of a Federal budget for major components and/or substantive programs that are exceptionally large and complex. The variety, complexity, and size of the budget overseen by the position frequently requires the interpretation and adaptation of guidance for distribution to management, program leads, other budget personnel and employees located at lower echelons.

The position is required to: project and analyze the potential effects of budgetary actions on program viability and attainment of national program objectives across the organization served; develop and render authoritative interpretations of executive orders, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines and directives, and policies and precedents; develop specific budgetary objectives and devise new methods, techniques, and controls to improve the management of funds; and recommend solutions to highly complex budgetary problems in all phases of budget/financial administration. The position provides guidance, recommendations, and strategies regarding national budget activities, and actively resolves issues caused by conflicting budgetary, workload, and program objectives. The position shall ensure compliance with all governing laws and regulations (e.g., the Anti-Deficiency Act). As a supervisory Budget Officer, this position spends 25% or more of his/her time supervising and providing technical direction to a staff of more than three employees.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0560 Budget Analysis

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required; Direct Deposit required;
  • Be sure to read the “How to Apply“ and “Required Documents“ Sections;
  • You cannot hold an active real estate license; nor can you
  • have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land;
  • Background Investigation required.

Applicants must qualify for this position based on experience. There is no substitution of education for experience for this position.


In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement - please be sure to include this information in your resume. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade (GS-12) of the position to be filled. Examples:

Specialized experience is defined as: Experience analyzing and interpreting high level policy on budget issues; preparing and submitting current and out-year budget needs for a state or district level organization to headquarters level; implementing and monitoring the budget for a state or district level organization; acting as team lead for budget or accounting staffs.

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled.