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Department Of Energy Management and Program Analyst in Germantown, Maryland

Summary This position is part of the Office of Nuclear Energy - Headquarters, Department of Energy. As a Management and Program Analyst, you will analyze and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency with which assigned DOE organizations and their components carry out their program functions. Responsibilities As a Management and Program Analyst, you will: Conducts studies to review, analyze and evaluate on a quantitative/qualitative basis contractor foreign travel in NE, to identify operational problems/deviations from policy and potential cost efficiencies. Develops operating procedures and processes for travel within NE, consistent with Office of Management and Budget and Departmental guidance and directives. Provides technical guidance concerning the administration of the travel program operations, including such matters as authorization, justification, cables, and voucher review. Analyzes NE organizations? funding submissions, recommends necessary adjustments, and consolidates and recommends final priorities. Coordinates with multiple program functions for travel and procurement to execute federal funds in accordance with the conference regulations. Maintains the Nuclear Energy Conference Information System (NECIS) to track and manage conference attendance and costs. Reports required event information to the Conference Management Tool (CMT) and a NE contact for all data entry validation. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Utilizing evaluative methods and techniques to measure the effectiveness of work programs. Reviewing ongoing processes and programs for compliance with current rules and regulations. Evaluating alternative courses of action to solve problems Obtaining and managing information, finding solutions and accomplishing goals. The OPM Group Qualification Standard for this position is: Management and Program Analysis Series, 0343 "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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. Time-in-Grade: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or prior to onboarding, if hired after November 22, unless you request a legally required exception from this requirement. As part of onboarding, you will need to submit DOE's Certification of COVID-19 Vaccination for Prospective Federal Employees attesting to truthfulness that you are fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021, or prior to onboarding, if hired after November 22, 2021. Once onboard, you will then be required to provide proof of vaccination in DOE's MyEnergy system and certify the documentation you provide is true and correct under penalty of perjury. Providing a knowing and willful false statement on either DOE's COVID-19 Vaccination Form prior to starting or when providing proof of vaccination in DOE's MyEnergy system once onboard is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001) and will result in termination from Federal service. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. for this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-- no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website. If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section. More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement. Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year. Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation. Your performance appraisal and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other candidates. Hiring incentives may be authorized in accordance with agency policy and if funding is available.