#NG753536 (Program Analyst GS-09, Jefferson City, MO) (Army NDS vacancy)
MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTJOB TITLE: PROGRAM ANALYSTJOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: NG753536SALARY RANGE: $47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per YearOPEN PERIOD: Monday, September 24, 2012 to Monday, October 15, 2012SERIES & GRADE: GS-0343-09POSITION Full Time - PermanentINFORMATION:DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Jefferson City, MO United StatesWHO MAY BE All qualified permanent NDS TECHNICIANS who are currently employed inCONSIDERED: the United States Property and Fiscal Office in Jefferson City, Missouri.This position is located at the United States Property and Fiscal Office in Jefferson City, MO UnitedStates 1 vacancyIncumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number N1144000 in SPMD 1524APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Permanent Career/Career Conditional Non-DualStatus (NDS) vacancy.This position that does not require National Guard membership. This is a bargaining unit position.IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for thisposition. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive. KEY REQUIREMENTS • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veterans Preference criteria does not apply; • Reference Title 32 USC 709 and National Guard Technician Act for competitive (NDS) and excepted employees.DUTIES: Reviews, evaluates and analyzes program activity. Prepares directorate or divisionsummaries from reports submitted by subordinate commands. Summarizes and interpretssignificant data collected and relates this data to the organizations program actions; identifies andanalyzes deficiencies in resource consumption, training, workload and scheduling, and evaluatesdeviations from standards, plans, and estimates to determine cause and impact on missions.Assists management in interpretation and utilization of reports and information provided.Develops various visual media to present trends, performance status, capability and relatedmanagement information. Provides guidance and instructions to subordinate organizations forproper management of programs. Provides advice and assistance to management onaccountability and legality of operating programs. Develops and prepares current year program
spreadsheets. Review trends and performs analysis of separate activities then providesinformation to management. Develops, collects, and maintains various historical data used toinitiate planning, programming and execution of current and future training and operationsprograms. Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:GS-09 Specialized Experience: Must have one year of specialized experience which hasequipped you with the particular tasks to perform successfully the duties of the position, and thatis typically in the occupation or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Thespecialized experience must demonstrate your ability to serve as the analyst and consultant forthe management and administration of programs within the directorate; serve as coordinationpoint for all program requirements; and provide guidance concerning management principles,organizational theory and techniques of analysis. The specialized experience must alsodemonstrate knowledge of and ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook andPowerpoint at a high level on a routine basis. To be creditable, this specialized experience mustbe equivalent in the level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade level in thenormal line of progression in the Federal service or comparable in difficulty and responsibility tothe next lower grade level if outside of federal service.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, mustcertify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, orare exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure youmeet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resumeand supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to thequalifications questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is a measure of the degree to whichyour background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position and is basedon your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. Your score may be adjusted to moreaccurately reflect your abilities based on information listed in your resume and/or supportingdocuments. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect yourrating. Please ensure the accuracy of your information. Making a false statement in anypart of your application may result in disciplinary action.BENEFITS:The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The followingWeb addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to mostFederal employees.http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp orhttp://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.OTHER INFORMATION:ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR,NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZEDEXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes thefollowing:1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and2. Your résumé, and/or OF-612; and3. Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this jobannouncement.NOTE: If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatoryrequirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify,for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcriptswhen required.APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM EASTERN TIME ON Monday,October 15, 2012. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY HINDER YOURCONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting the Qualifications Questionnaire, Resumeand Required Documents. Please read all instructions before you begin. You are solelyresponsible for the delivery of your materials. We cannot be responsible for incompatiblesoftware, illegible fax transmissions, delays in mail service, etc. Your materials will not bereturned; therefore, do not submit original documents that you may need in the future (uploadthese documents from your files or submit copies instead).To expedite the application process, it is recommended to have your resume completedprior to beginning the Application Manager process. This will aid in the upload processand make it more convenient for you.The most direct access to the application process of applying for a Missouri National Guardvacancy announcement would be through the Human Resources Home Page which provides adirect link to the vacancy announcement in USA JOBS. The address is:http://www.moguard.com/technician-jobs.html.There are two options used to apply for our positions:OPTION A: APPLY ON-LINETo begin, choose one of these options: If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the processby clicking the Apply Online button. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online QualificationsQuestionnaire you complete and submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you mayalready have Saved or Submitted. If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, clickthis link to begin the process: Online Questionnaire.You must submit a separate application package for each position.(Note: When logging into Application Manager you will see two (2) options. These are "existingaccount" or "create an account." If this is the first time you have used Application Manager,please select "Create an Account.")Follow the instructions to complete your application package.To return to Application Manager at any time, use whichever one of the links you used to beginas described above, or simply go to http://applicationmanager.gov/.
How to upload documents after you have completed the Qualifications Questionnaireand have logged out:If you want to upload additional documents at a later time, click on or insert this link into yourinternet browser https://applicationmanager.gov/. Login with your user name and password. Thiswill take you to a screen displaying the vacancies you have applied for. Click on the position youare uploading to under "My Application Packages." Select "Upload Documents" from the list tothe left. Upload your documents. You will see "Upload Successful" when you are finished.(Note: To ensure successful uploads to USASTAFFING, please ensure your documentsare saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted fileformats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML.)OPTION B: FAXING INSTRUCTIONSIf it is not practical for you to use the Apply On-Line option, you can write your answers on paperand fax your documents following these steps:1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide youranswers. You can obtain the form at this URLhttp://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703)724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you DO NOT need a separate cover sheet. Simply make surethe Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing anydocuments without the Form 1203-FX on top, ALWAYS use the official fax cover sheet by clickingon this link http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely andclearly. YOU MUST USE THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT APPLICATION COVER PAGEWHEN FAXING DOCUMENTS. If you fail to use the required cover page, your application willnot be considered. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144. Feed all documents into your faxmachine top first so that we receive them right-side up.NOTE: Make sure to send each application package separately with its own fax cover sheet; i.e.,resume, and supporting documents for each position, as this will expedite the upload process.SUBMITTING DOCUMENTSIf you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents. Toverify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they havecleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to yourapplication by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager accounthttps://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will displayunder the Details tab in the Document area.Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. To fax documents, you MUST usethe special cover page. Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen ofApplication Manager. Or, you may click this link http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf toprint a copy of the cover page. When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below. - Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number NG753536 - Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be ableto associate your document(s) with the rest of your application. - You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one coverpage. - Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.
Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. Thefollowing will prevent your documents from being processed: - Not using the special cover page mentioned above. - Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number - Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or nameNote: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previousvacancy announcement, these documents can be opened, copied and saved then reusedas an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processingof your application for this announcement.The following documents are required in addition to completion of the QualificationsQuestionnaire:- Resume, Optional Form 612, or any other written formatYour resume, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other writtenformat you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically usingthe document upload or fax process. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name,address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number. The OptionalApplication for Federal Employment (OF 612) can be local at http://www.moguard.com/moguard-forms.html.NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:The following documents are required and must be received before your name will bereferred for employment consideration:- Qualifications Questionnaire for NG753536- Resume and/or OF-612- If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirementto meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify, for eachcourse, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-pointreceived. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts whenrequired. Photocopies are acceptable, but you will be required to provide originals if you areselected for this position.- If you are or have been a Federal employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification ofPersonnel Action, Form SF-50. (This is not a requirement for current Technicians employed bythe Missouri National Guard.)Your completed application--qualifications questionnaire, resume, and requireddocuments must be completed and submitted before you will receive employmentconsideration. If you have submitted all your materials using the recommended methodlisted above, you have completed the application process.CONTACTING US: After you have read all the instructions in this vacancyannouncement, if you still have questions about this position or the application process,you may contact us at (573) 638-9811.AGENCY CONTACT INFO:Deborah Dixon Phone: (573)638-9500x7495 Email: DEBORAH.DIXON1@US.ARMY.MILAgency Information:Missouri National GuardHuman Resources Office
NGMO-HRD-S2302 Militia DriveJefferson City, MO 65101-1203USAWHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be madeto ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your responses to thequalifications questionnaire and the documentation you submitted in your resume and on theAGMO Form 335-1-R to support your responses. The selecting official will contact you for aninterview if your name is referred for this position.Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of usingthe Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide tofilling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and referto it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you mustprovide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application beforesubmission.Social Security NumberEnter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security number isrequested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records fromthose of other applicants who have may have the same name. Providing your Social SecurityNumber is voluntary, however we cannot process your application without it.Vacancy Identification NumberThe Vacancy Identification Number is 7535361. Title of JobPROGRAM ANALYST2. Biographic Data3. E-Mail Address4. Work Information5. Employment AvailabilityQUESTION 1: Are you a permanent technician who is currently employed by the Missouri ArmyNational Guard?If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 2.QUESTION 2: Are you an indefinite or temporary technician who is currently employed by theMissouri Air National Guard OR a Missouri traditional guard member OR interested inguard membership in the Missouri Air National Guard?If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 1.6. CitizenshipAre you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background InformationIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.8. Other InformationIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.9. LanguagesIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.10. Lowest GradeEnter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. Valid grade for this position is:0911. Miscellaneous InformationIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.12. Special KnowledgeIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.13. Test LocationIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.14. Veteran Preference ClaimIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.15. Dates of Active Duty - Military ServiceIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.16. Availability DateYou may leave this section blank if you can begin work in the near future. If you will not be ableto begin work in the near future, please provide the date you will be available for employment.Please use the MM/DD/YYYY format.17. Service Computation DateIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.18. Other Date InformationIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.19. Job PreferenceIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.20. Occupational SpecialtiesEnter the appropriate occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for thisposition is:001 Program Analyst
21. Geographic AvailabilitySelect the location(s) in which you will accept employment. Valid location for this position is:294040051 Jefferson City, MO22. Transition Assistance PlanIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.23. Job Related ExperienceIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.24. Personal Background InformationIf you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that bestdescribes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please notethat your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume orapplication and information your references provide.1. Do you possess 1 year of specialized experience which has equipped you with the particulartasks to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in the occupation ordirectly related to the work of the position to be filled? The specialized experience mustdemonstrate your ability to serve as the analyst and consultant for the management andadministration of programs within the directorate; serve as coordination point for all programrequirements; and provide guidance concerning management principles, organizational theoryand techniques of analysis. The specialized experience must also demonstrate knowledge of andability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Powerpoint at a high level on a routinebasis. To be creditable, this specialized experience must be equivalent in the level of difficulty andresponsibility to that of the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression in the Federalservice or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level if outside offederal service.A. Yes.B. No.2. IF YOU ANSWERED NO TO QUESTION 1, have you successfully completion of a masters orequivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate educationleading to such a degree or L.L.B. or J.D., if directly related to the work of the position? Sucheducation must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work. Anacademic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that theschool attended has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Thisdetermination is made based on normal course loads for a full year of study in the graduateprogram. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours or 27 quarterhours should be considered as satisfying the one year of full-time study requirement. Part-timegraduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study atthe school attended.A. Yes.B. No.For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes yourexperience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. Please select onlyone letter for each item.
A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on thejob.C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by asupervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently andnormally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this taskor is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this taskbecause of my expertise.3. Served as an agency program coordinator, analyst and consultant for the management andadministration of programs within the directorate or division.4. Served as key coordination point for all program requirements.5. Provided guidance concerning management principles, organizational theory and techniques ofanalysis.6. Reviewed, evaluated and analyzed program activity.7. Prepared directorate or division summaries from reports submitted by subordinate commands.8. Summarized and interpreted significant data collected and related this data to theorganizations program actions.9. Identified and analyzed deficiencies in resource consumption, training, workload andscheduling, and evaluated deviations from standards, plans, and estimates to determine causeand impact on missions.10. Assisted management in interpretation and utilization of reports and information provided.11. Developed various visual media to present trends, performance status, capability and relatedmanagement information.12. Aided functional areas in identifying areas of record documentation and procedures which canbe streamlined, combined or improved and initiated methods to operate under the new or revisedsystem.13. Implemented management control plans.14. Provided guidance and instructions to subordinate organizations for proper management ofprograms.15. Reported status of programs to management and National Guard Bureau (NGB) as required.16. Worked concurrently with management to develop state program policies and procedures.17. Provided advice and assistance to management on accountability and legality of operatingprograms.18. Conducted training for proper management and accountability of programs.
19. Developed and prepared current year program spreadsheets.20. Ensured resources were available and were being properly and effectively expended tosupport program objectives.21. Monitored and tracked activity throughout the programs.22. Investigated and prepared explanations of deviations from estimates or program objectivesand developed recommendations to managers.23. Reviewed trends and performed analysis of separate activities then provides information tomanagement.24. Projected requirements for program requirements.25. Validated and refined inputs which have fluctuated.26. Developed, collected, and maintained various historical data used to initiate planning,programming and execution of current and future training and operations programs.27. Utilized Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Powerpoint at a high level on a routinebasis.