Budget Analyst Intern Tcf

internship - full time,

Department of Veterans Affairs
Portland, OR
Closed
Posted 78 Days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs
Portland, OR
internship - full time,
Posted 78 Days ago
Closed

Description

Budget Analyst Intern (TCF) - Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - VA Portland HCS - Overview - Open & closing dates 04/17/2019 to 05/07/2019 - Service Competitive - Pay scale & grade GS 5 - 7 - Salary $36,139 to $58,196 per year - Appointment type Permanent - Work schedule Full-Time - Location 1 vacancy in the following location: - Portland, OR 1 vacancy - Relocation expenses reimbursed No - Telework eligible No - Announcement number CBCA-10479376-19-DEM - Duties - Duties - Summary The Technical Career Field (TCF) is a national workforce development program within VHA that was designed to replenish technical staff in critically identified positions. This Budget Analyst (Intern) position is located in Fiscal Service at the Portland, Oregon VA. The primary purpose of this position is to perform routine and recurring budget administration duties. Work performed supports the budget for personnel salaries and expenses in activities financed through direct annual appropriation. Learn more about this agency - Responsibilities The TCF career fields represent those technical fields where VA-specific knowledge and experience is desirable for success in the field. Individuals selected follow a formal training plan for two years during which they are trained, coached, and supervised by a preceptor. Preceptors are selected annually, through an extensive application process, for their technical expertise, their commitment to training and the suitability of their facility as a training location. *Selectees will be required to sign Mobility, Training, and Continued Service Agreements. This is a developmental position leading to a GS-11, performing assignments intended to broaden skills and provide practical experience leading to progressively more complex assignments performed under progressively less supervision. The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. As a trainee budget analyst, performs a variety of clearly-defined tasks assigned to increase the employees to increase the employee knowledge and understanding of the functions of budget administration, and provides a general familiarity with governing policies, procedures and regulations. Receives intensive on-the-job training in the applications of concepts, principles, practices and procedures of budgeting. Accomplishes a prescribed agenda of formal/informal classroom and on-the-job training. In the formulation of budget estimates, compares projected costs for selected line items in the budget with prior year expenditures for the same items. In the execution of approved operating budgets, checks and monitors the rate and amount of obligations and expenditures for assigned line items and work units. Consolidates budgetary data from forms or worksheets and enters data in proper format on similar budget schedules. Researches legal and regulatory material to obtain factual information and/or interpretation for use by the supervisor or co-workers. Attends meetings and conferences to observe the proceedings. Conducts limited analyses to develop required data and information for reporting purposes; and drafts brief factual administrative reports. Work schedule: M-F, 8 am - 4:30 pm Telework: Not Available Position Description Title/PD#: Budget Analyst Intern (TCF) / GS-05 #21482-0; Career Ladder GS-07 #21481-0; SOD GS-09 #21263-A; FPL GS-11 #21262-A - Travel Required Not required - Supervisory status No - Promotion Potential 11 - Requirements - Requirements - Conditions of Employment - You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job - Designated and/or random drug testing may be required - Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 - You may be required to serve a probationary period - Subject to a background/security investigation - Training-Service Agreement and Mobility Agreement required - Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process - Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/07/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-05 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-4. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5.The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on education and/or experience as described below: - GS-5: You must have 3 years of general experience, one of which was equivalent to GS-4. Examples include: Knowledge to develop work assignments, budget formulations, reports, analyze historical data. - GS-7: You must have one year of specialized experience which was equivalent to GS-5. Examples include: developing work assignments, budget formulation, preparation and review for various programs, Preparing complicated and detailed budgetary reports, salary projections, studies and reports, ability to analyze historical data. - Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-4 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: developing work assignments, budget formulation, preparation and review for various programs, Preparing complicated and detailed budgetary reports, salary projections, studies and reports, ability to analyze historical data.. OR, - Education: Applicants may substitute education for the experience required. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree OR, - Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 1 full year of graduate level education You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: - Communications - Critical Thinking - Organizational Stewardship 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at - . Physical Requirements: Incumbent performs developmental assignments intended to broaden skills and provide practical experience leading to progressively more complex assignments performed under progressively less supervision. The purpose of this position is to perform work that prepares the employee to apply budget analysis theory, concepts, methods and procedures connected with the budget formulation, and execution of VA's mandatory benefits accounts; use basic guidelines; and to become familiarized with the particular programs, systems, procedures, functions, and structure of the employing facility/organization. - Education A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: - . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: - . - Additional information - It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. - Read more - How You Will Be Evaluated - Background checks and security clearance - Security clearance - Drug test required No - Required Documents - Required Documents To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: - Resume The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees). documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information. - Cover Letter - DD-214 - OF-306 - Other - Other Veterans Document - Resume - SF-15 - SF-50 - Transcript Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit - . - If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from - . Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. - Benefits - Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. - . - Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. - Read more

Skills

microsoft access, budgeting, budget analysis, operating budgets, security clearance, government, research, accounts payable, sales, policy, microsoft windows, scheduling, organization, critical thinking, documentation

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