Management and Program Analyst

11/01/2021 3:16 PM | Anonymous

U.S. Secret Service

Location: Washington, DC

Grade: GS-12/13

Salary Range: $87,198 to $134,798 per year

How to Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/619141700

Open & closing dates: 10/28/2021 to 11/03/2021

Joining the Secret Service, Office of Human Resources, Human Resources Research & Assessment Division, will allow you to utilize your expertise in program management, research methodology, and human resources management to provide effective Human Resources (HR) program coordination and facilitation strategies and services required for the maintenance of the agency’s HR assessment and talent development programs. For more information on the Secret Service click here. 

Duties

The selectee will serve as a Management & Program Analyst in the Office of Human Resources, Human Resources Research & Assessment Division. Typical work assignments include:

  • Developing and implementing HR plans, policies, and programs; and integrating strategic management initiatives in support of HUM's mission and goals. Assuring that all policy, regulatory, and program issuances are properly integrated and are fully supportive of the agency's mission requirements, equal employment opportunity objectives, and various HR laws.
  • Researching and evaluating a variety of HR trends and issues. Performing continuous research/evaluation on the utilization of HR program practices to accomplish program objectives and goals.
  • Developing and modifying HRR policies and procedures as it pertains to new HR initiatives. Conducting detailed evaluations on the status of HR policies and ensuring that program requirements are incorporated in all aspects of the HR planning processes.
  • Providing sound direction, advice, and assistance to senior-level managers of HRR regarding the formulation and implementation of human capital initiatives.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to impact the Secret Service mission by strengthening its ability to recruit, develop, and retain a highly specialized and dedicated workforce to fulfill mission-critical requirements. This Management and Program Analyst position starts at a salary of $87,198 (GS-12, step 1), with potential to $134,798 (GS-13, step 10).

Requirements
  • U.S. citizenship is required.
Conditions of Employment:

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, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the agency if after November 22, 2021. We will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation will be accepted to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and how you can request a legally required accommodation from this requirement.

Due to COVID-19, U.S. Secret Service is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 days.  At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

If selected for this position, you will be required to:

  • Obtain and maintain a top secret Tier 5 clearance. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page.
  • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
  • Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary; however, it requires some walking, standing, bending, and carrying light items such as books, papers, and files.
  • Work Environment: The work is typically performed in an office setting within a lighted and climate controlled environment. May require occasional travel.
Qualifications

GS-12: You qualify for the GS-12 level (starting salary $87,198) if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level performing duties such as: formulating and implementing human capital initiatives; developing and modifying human resources policies and procedures; evaluating human resources program requirements for compliance; researching, analyzing, and evaluating a variety of human resources trends and business practices; identifying programmatic impediments and establishing necessary actions to enhance program effectiveness; performing data entry and analysis using an applicable computer software program (e.g., Excel, Access, or SPSS); and writing technical reports.

GS-13: You qualify for the GS-13 level (starting salary $103,690) if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level performing duties such as: providing sound direction and advice to senior-level managers regarding the formulation and implementation of human capital initiatives; administering and managing human capital programming; assessing program effectiveness and compliance; conducting human capital research and recommending program enhancements; planning, organizing, and executing the development of human resources goals and objectives; performing data entry and analysis using an applicable computer software program (e.g., Excel, Access, or SPSS); and writing technical reports. 

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.

Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service.

Qualifications Must Be Met: The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:

  • Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
  • Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
  • Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance and U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

This position will require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been determined.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. VeteransPeace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

View common definitions of terms found in this announcement.

2021 © PTCMW

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software