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Management And Program Analyst, Gs-0343-13/14

$112,015 – $172,075 Per Year
Closing on Aug 12, 2023

About U.S. Coast Guard

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS. Apply for this exciting position to support U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation’s maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

District of Columbia, Washington
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Individuals with disabilities Federal employees - Competitive service Internal to an agency - appears on USAJOBS Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL) Land & base management Military spouses Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista Special authorities Veterans
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Job summary

This position is located in with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for C4IT (CG-6) in Washington, DC.

Major duties

The incumbent of this position is a primary analytical technical expert responsible for assisting the C-6, CG-6D, and executive assistant in performing the mission and function of the mission and function of the CG-6 office. Ensures task coordination within and between other CG headquarters directorates; coordinates responses to external level tasking and communication; coordinates responses to questions and answers to Congress, Office of Management and Budget (OBM), Department of Homeland Security (OHS) Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (DCMS) elements and outside new media; and variety of other activities associated with CG-6 Directorate business activities. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include: Analyzes and evaluates (on a quantitative or qualitative basis) the effectiveness of line program operations in meeting established goals and objectives; develops and implements recommendations for improving operations to meet those goals and objectives. Researches, evaluates, and advises on the benefits/uses of new automation capabilities to improve the efficiency of administrative support or program operations. Develops and reviews sensitive information including pre-decisional and/or embargoed IT budget, workforce, and organizational changes pertaining to program system development and operations. Develops, coordinates, facilitates, implements, and maintains for the executive correspondence program: policies, procedures, correspondence, documentation and operational and executive events calendars and action items. Serves as the point of contact for all written materials coming into and leaving the directorate. Assist with human resources and personnel functions related to workforce management.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.


To qualify at the GS-13 Level: You qualify for the GS-13 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent the GS-12 grade level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Examples of specialized include: · Communicating with senior level management on program activities and facilitating responses to executive and staff level tasks and queries. · Serving as a technical advisor and subject matter expert responsible for coordinating all written information coming into and leaving the directorate, while concurrently performing analysis and periodic evaluations of administrative and line program operations to improve efficiency and effectiveness to facilitate and inform executive decision making. · Coordinating schedules, deadlines, and methods of approach to ensure timely responses, resolve varied inquires, problems, and concerns for Directorate by organizing work and setting priorities and identifying short and long-range actions. · Analyzing data, identifying trends and conducting statistical and causal analysis to support continual system improvement. · Monitoring and evaluating operations using operational reports, information, workflow, and analytical techniques. THERE IS NO EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION AT THE GS-13 GRADE LEVEL. To qualify at the GS-14 Level: You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Examples of specialized include: · Developing, reviewing written and verbal communication materials that present program and policies suitable for audiences such as industry, Congress, Department officials, and others. · Applying portfolio, program, and project management methods and concepts. · Providing guidance and assistance regarding civilian personnel administration/management of policies and processes. · Analyzing operational plans and standard operating procedures to ensuring continuously updated and modified. · Analyzing long range program, planning and performance metrics or factors. · Developing and advising on internal communication efforts related to staff correspondence and strategic priorities. THERE IS NO EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION AT THE GS-14 GRADE LEVEL. 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. 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.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here


We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job: Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods, techniques, and concepts sufficient to independently identify, collect, analyze, and present information necessary to provide expertise in the assessment of program effectiveness and/or the improvement to complex management systems e.g., the executive control program; communication systems, and coordination and ability to monitor progress through review and analysis of records/reports and briefings. Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques. Knowledge of all facets of Federal budget program development, implementation and evaluation and related financial management principles and procedures. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods and their attendant application in an operational budget and financial management environment. Skill in gathering, analyzing, evaluating, and assimilating information concerning budget and financial resource management processes. Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume. If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience; no points will be assigned. You may preview questions for this vacancy.