Hiring Organization / Company: Us Department Of Labor
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time
This position is with the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Administrative Operations (DAO), Branch of Administrative Services (BAS) location to be determined once selection is made.
This position is outside the bargaining unit and additional selections may be made from this announcement.
There is ONE position to be filled. Once the selection is made, the location will be set in accordance with the selectee's location. The Salary posted reflects the pay range for all locations.
This position may be filled in any one of the following locations:
Washington DC - $122,530 - $159,286 Boston, MA - $121,243 - $157,614
Jacksonville, FL - $108,885 - $141,548 Chicago, IL - $120,755- $156,979
Cleveland, OH - $113,458 - $147,493 Denver, CO - $119,384 - $155,196
Dallas, TX - $117,365 - $152,572 New York, NY - $125,817 - $163,559
Philadelphia, PA - $118,360 - $153,866 Seattle, WA - $119,281 - $155,062
Kansas City, MO - $109,993 - $142,989 San Francisco - $132,822 - $172,500
The mission of DAO is to provide the OWCP Director and Deputy Director with information to make informed decisions concerning administrative operations, human resources, procurement, information management, and other administrative management functions and activities.
The major duties as a Management and Program Analyst includes:
Performs as an analyst, coordinating projects, reviewing and responding to draft and proposed legislation that typically address complex and high-visibility Departmental and agency initiatives and problem areas that cross-cut the agency’s four benefits programs in the administrative disciplines (e.g., human resources, human capital and strategic planning, etc.); and serves as a project manager, developing and maintaining projects that deal with confidential and sensitive areas of the Office’s operational and strategic planning. The areas covered as projects may include, but are not limited to, the allocation of resources, including human and financial resources, to different segments of OWCP’s national and district efforts.
Advises senior managers on policies and programs that have direct impact on the operational environment of OWCP. Provides advice on sensitive information to include, review of title, series, grade, performance ratings, performance deficiencies, conduct deficiencies, and confidential, pre-decisional discussions of agency’s long-term goals, including realignments and reorganizations.
Analyzes and evaluates (on a quantitative or qualitative basis) the effectiveness of the management processes and systems, human resources and strategic planning initiatives within OWCP, operations or resources in meeting established agency program goals, objectives, or accomplishments. Conducts analyses and prepares reports on workforce trends for agency and departmental leadership as required for special initiatives managed in the division.
Establishes and maintains contacts with staff within OWCP National and District offices to coordinate draft and proposed legislation, data requirements for the policies and procedures, information received and report results. Prepares replies and tracks incoming request and data calls, communications, reports and directives to address special incentives in the Division or agency.
Manages and/or administers the allocation of resources, including human and financial resources to different segments of OWCP’s national and district efforts; and maintains conductive relations between agency and support organizations to achieve the agency’s objectives; Responsible for implementation of strategic planning efforts, including human capital planning, towards the development and implementation of agency goals; Makes recommendations for improvements, resolves issues and independently makes judgements and recommendations for corrective action when problems arise in the administrative disciplines.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training, conference, meeting, or other mandatory interactions, as scheduled.
14 - This position is at Full Performance Level (FPL).
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
- Analysts, Management
- Analysts, Program
- Management Analysts
- Program Analysts
- Program Management Analyst
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship
- Must be at least 16 years of age.
- Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
- Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
- Registered for Selective System Service If applicable at (www.sss.gov)
Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.
Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.
Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
GS-14 - Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-13, in the Federal Service.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
Specialized experience for this position includes but not limited to:
- Utilizing analytical methods and techniques to assess the effectiveness of management and program operations, processes and systems;
- Researching and analyzing complex, sensitive data to identify problem areas and recommend solutions;
- Providing human resources (HR) services (i.e., staffing, classification, performance/position management, etc.) to a large organization;
- Use of various HR Information Technology software.
There is no educational substitution for this position at the GS-14 level.
DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50. Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:
Interpersonal Skills - Solid interpersonal and organizational skills sufficient to be able to effectively handle extreme pressure and rigid personalities; to deal with highly technical subjects; and to be flexible and capable in meeting multiple conflicting and stringent deadlines.
Technical Competence - Uses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job. Knowledge of analytical and evaluation methods and skill in applying quantitative and qualitative analysis, making recommendations and presentations to assist senior management with program operational and administrative policies and decisions to achieve effectiveness and efficiency.
Communication Skills - Makes cleat and convincing oral presentations to individuals or groups; expresses facts and ideas in writing in a succinct and organized manner; facilitates an open exchange of ideas and fosters atmosphere of open communication.
Problem Solving - Identifies and analyzes problems; uses sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; finds alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgments. Skills in utilizing analysis and problem solving, evaluation, written and oral communication skills and consulting to identify problems areas, inconsistencies, and issues in the recommendation for their resolution.
The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references, and through other means (ex. interview). Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc.). The examining Office of Human Resources (OHR) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses. If not, the OHR may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.
Click here for Evaluation details.
INFORMATION FOR CTAP/ICTAP ELIGIBLE(S) ONLY: If you are eligible for special priority selection under CTAP or ICTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration. ICTAP/CTAP eligible(s) will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 85 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation. Click Application of Veterans Preference for Category Rating Jobs for more information.
To preview questions please click here.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. Also, do not upload password-protected documents.
The following documents are required from all applicants (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY):
ARE YOU A CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE? If applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service, please provide a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action” which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your SF-50 must identify the highest grade you held on a permanent basis, Pay Plan/Pay Schedule, Series, and Grade/Pay Band, and career status. Multiple SF-50 may be submitted to demonstrate your highest previous rate and eligibility.
- WARNING: An award SF-50 (ex. cash or time off award) may not indicate grade, step, and competitive status. For current DOL employees, an award SF-50 DOES NOT indicate grade and step.
- Resumes are required - provide a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one from your computer and USAJOBS profile. To receive full consideration for relevant and specialized experience, please list the month, year, and the number of work hours worked for the experience listed on your resume. We also suggest that you preview the vacancy questions, and confirm that your resume supports your question responses.
- Most recent performance appraisal/evaluation signed and dated within 18 months is requested by the agency, but will not disqualify candidates if not submitted. If not submitted during the application process, one may/will be requested at the time of the interview if the opportunity is extended. Applies to current and former Federal employees.
The following documents are required if applicable:
- Displaced Employee Placement Documents - Only required if requesting priority consideration under ICTAP/CTAP Eligibility.
- DD-214 - verifying military service, eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), and showing the character of discharge (ex. Member Copy 4 and 2 are acceptable vs. Copy 1 which is not acceptable to adjudicate veteran's preference)
- Special/Non-Competitive Appointing Authority Documents - Applicants who are eligible for consideration, and wish to be considered, under one of the following non-competitive hiring authorities must submit appropriate documentation (click on the links below to see the documentation requirements): Military Spouses (MISP).
- Land Management Eligible(s): a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) proving your eligibility for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. This service must have been performed in the competitive service, under a time-limited appointment in a Land Management Agency, as defined by P.L. 114-328. For more information, click here.
- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted.
Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship, and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.
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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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.
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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.
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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.
This job is open to
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Clarification from the agency
Current/former Federal competitive status employees/reinstatement eligible(s) within the local commuting areas of Washington, DC, Boston, MA, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Cleveland, OH, Chicago, IL, Kansas City, MO, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Jacksonville, FL, San Francisco, CA, and Seattle, WA. ICTAP/CTAP eligible(s) in the listed commuting areas; Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligible(s); Land and Base Management Act eligible(s); and Military Spouses eligible(s).
Job Location Information:
City: San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, Ca
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