Budget Analyst (Intern) - Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Fiscal Service - Overview - Open & closing dates
06/20/2019 to 07/05/2019 - Service
Competitive - Pay scale & grade
GS 7 - Salary
$42,389 to $81,542 per year - Appointment type
Permanent - Work schedule
Full-Time - Location
1 vacancy in the following location: - Indianapolis, IN - Relocation expenses reimbursed
No - Telework eligible
No - Announcement number
CBCX-10530238-19-JRD - 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. The incumbent of this position serves as Budget Analyst for the medical center operating budget, including all phases of program planning and analysis. Determines requirements and establishes priorities, provides guidance to managers and supervisors concerning formulation, planning, and execution of the operating budget. - 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. - Performs routine and recurring budget administration duties which facilitate the conduct of more complex and detailed review and analysis functions conducted by the supervisor and higher-graded coworkers; - Gathers extracts, reviews, verifies, and consolidates a variety of narrative information and statistical data needed in the formulation and presentation of budget requests; - Prepares preliminary budget estimates and reviews justifications for a few relatively stable program and/or program support activities; - Receives, screens, and recommends approval, disapproval, or modification of budget execution documents (e.g., requests for allotments of funds, requests for personnel action to fill vacancies, and travel orders) when such recommendations can be made on the basis of availability of funds and compliance with regulatory requirements; - Collaborate with various program officials in preparing replies to VHA funding inquiries Work schedule: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available
Telework: Not Available
Position Description Title/PD#: Budget Analyst (Intern) PD# 4433-O - 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, 07/05/2019.
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 7 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. - Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: collecting and reviewing budgetary data, and/or preparing budgetary data; OR, - Education: Applicants may substitute education for the experience required. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. Note: Transcripts must be submitted (can be unofficial transcripts). 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 a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: - Analytical Reasoning - Communication - Technical Competence
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: The work is sedentary; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items such as papers and books. The work is performed in an office setting. - 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 - This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. - How You Will Be Evaluated - Background checks and security clearance - Security clearance - Drug test required
No - Position sensitivity and risk - Trust determination process - Required Documents - Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: - Resume - Transcript
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/ Statement of Service - Other (1) - Other (2) - Resume - SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action - 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
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