Management and Program Analyst
Department Of Homeland Security
 San Francisco, CA
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Summary

  • This announcement will remain open until November 15, 2019. Cut-off dates for referral to hiring managers for selection consideration will be established as needed by the agency. The first cut-off date will be 2 weeks from the opening date of this announcement.

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Responsibilities

Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement throughout the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) area of responsibility. You may be selected for any location within the area of responsibility you indicate a preference for.

In addition, this announcement will be used to fill positions in HSI Headquarters. HSI Headquarters locations include: Arlington, VA; Fairfax, VA; Herndon, VA; Lorton, VA; McLean, VA; Rosslyn, VA; Sterling, VA; and Tysons Corner, VA. You must select one or more of these locations on your application in order to be considered for HSI Headquarters positions.

As a Management and Program Analyst you will serve as an expert analyst and advisor on the evaluation of the effectiveness of programs and operations and/or the productivity and efficiency of management policies. Typical work assignments include:

  • Implement, coordinate, and/or oversee a variety of complex management programs impacting agency activities;
  • Plan and/or coordinate broad and/or in-depth special studies;
  • Determine the applicability and effect of new or proposed legislation, executive orders, agency and bureau directives, and develop and/or evaluate current policies, issuances, and directives in assigned areas of responsibility;
  • Manage and support high profile projects, operational systems and relational databases; and
  • Prepare and/or provide briefings and presentations on analytical findings and recommendations for improving business processes and increasing operational efficiency.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14 - Not all positions filled by this job announcement will have a promotion potential of GS-14. You will receive confirmation of your promotion potential if you are notified of a tentative selection.

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0343 Management And Program Analysis

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • You must successfully pass a drug screen.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with Selective Service.
  • Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.

Qualifications

You qualify for the GS-12 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:

  • Conducting statistical analyses, studies, and analyzing findings to make recommendations on substantive operating programs that require applying a knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques, along with a knowledge of the mission, organization, and work processes of the programs and the relationships of administrative support activities;
  • Conducting detailed analysis of complex functions and work processes including the examination of production standards, workloads, non-productive time, and deviations from standards to determine validated staffing requirements for the function studied;
  • Performing a wide variety of analytical studies and projects related to management improvement, productivity improvement, management controls, and long-range planning, including developing guidance on techniques for management and methods improvements, analyzing and advising on proposed reorganizations or realignment of functions, and developing manuals and directives covering the administrative aspects of field operations; and
  • Preparing and/or providing briefings and presentations on analytical findings and recommendations, directing the development of new and/or changes to existing directives.

You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:

  • Planning and/or conducting special studies;
  • Preparing and/or providing briefings and presentations on analytical findings and recommendations;
  • Developing, implementing, and/or monitoring management information systems;
  • Providing technical assistance and support to management; and
  • Evaluating the applicability and effect of new or proposed legislation, executive orders, agency directives, and other agency decisions on organizational operations, managerial programs and requirements.

You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:

  • Developing and/or evaluating policies, determining applicability and effect of new or proposed legislation;
  • Implementing, developing and/or monitoring sophisticated management information systems;
  • Preparing and/or providing briefings and presentations on analytical findings and recommendations;
  • Coordinating, and/or overseeing a variety of complex management programs impacting agency activities; and
  • Planning and/or conducting broad and/or in-depth special studies.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.

National Service Experience (i.e., 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.

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.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.