Salary $103,690 - $134,798 a year job type full-time
Full job description
This position is located in the department of health & human services (hhs), centers for medicare & medicaid services (cms), office of strategy, performance and results (ospr).
As a program analyst, gs-0343-13, you will champion and apply leading-edge public-and private-sector management practices as a key member of the ospr leadership team, and ensure that projects are delivered successfully and that the right projects are built in the right way.
Analyst on cross-functional matrix teams, such as program evaluation and assessment; continuous quality improvement; or the planning implementation.
Research complex administrative regulations and policies, and formulate suggested courses of action for leadership decision based on the findings.
Make presentations and conducts training in changes to regulation, policies and procedures.
Compile and analyze data which address issues such as workforce and productivity; management controls, and implementation plans in response to executive orders or laws.
Occasional travel - you may be expected to travel 10% for this position.
Job family (series)
0343 management and program analysis
Program management analyst
Conditions of employment
You must be a u.sCitizen or national to apply for this position.
You will be subject to a background and suitability investigation.
Time-in-grade restrictions apply.
All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
Your resume must include detailed information as it relates to the responsibilities and specialized experience for this positionEvidence of copying and pasting directly from the vacancy announcement without clearly documenting supplemental information to describe your experience will result in an ineligible ratingThis will prevent you from receiving further consideration.
In order to qualify for the gs-13, you must meet the following: you must demonstrate in your resume at least one year (52 weeks) of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to the gs-12 grade level in the federal government, obtained in either the private or public sector, to include: (1) using data analytics, including interactive visual analytics such as dashboards, to recommend improvements that support the achievement of the organization`s strategic agenda; and (2) working across various offices to conduct data mining and data collection activities, using quantitative or qualitative methods, to develop solutions and resolve inefficiencies in policies and program outcomes; and (3) facilitating discussions and presenting data to various levels of staff, including senior leadership, through a variety of automated tools and techniques, e.g., tableau, quicksight, r, python, to drive decisions and outcomes for programs across the enterprise.
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 employmentYou will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Time-in-grade: to be eligible, current or former federal employees and current or former federal employees applying under the veoa eligibility who hold or have held a permanent general schedule position in the previous year must have served at least 52 weeks (one year) at the next lower grade level from the position/grade level(s) to which they are applying.
Click the following link to view the occupational questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/viewquestionnaire/11234222
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Bargaining unit position: no 8888
Tour of duty: flexible
Recruitment/relocation incentive: not authorized
Financial disclosure: required
Full-time telework program for cms employees: cms employees currently participating in 100% full-time telework program may be eligible to remain in the programIf an employee in this program is selected, the pay will be set in accordance with the locality pay for the applicable duty stationThe listed salary range reflects the locality pay assigned to the duty location(s) listed in the vacancy announcementFor more information about pay based on locality, please visit the office of personnel management (opm) salaries & wages page.
Additional forms required prior to appointment:
Optional form 306, declaration of federal employment and the background/suitability investigation - a background and suitability investigation will be required for all selecteesAppointment will be subject to the successful completion of the investigation and favorable adjudicationFailure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel actionIn addition, if hired, a reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later timeIf selected, the optional form 306 will be required prior to final job offerClick here to obtain a copy of the optional form 306.
Form i-9, employment verification and the electronic eligibility verification program - cms participates in the electronic employment eligibility verification program (e-verify)E-verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbersIf selected, the form i-9 will be required at the time of in-processingClick here for more information about e-verify and to obtain a copy of the form i-9.
Standard form 61, appointment affidavits - if selected, the standard form 61 will be required at the time of in-processingClick here to obtain a copy of the standard form 61.
The interagency career transition assistance plan (ictap) and career transition assistance plan (ctap) provide eligible displaced federal employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacanciesTo be qualified you must submit the required documentation and be rated well-qualified for this vacancyClick here for a detailed description of the required supporting documentsA well-qualified applicant is one whose knowledge, skills and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements of the positionAdditional information about ictap and ctap eligibility is on opm`s career transition resources website at www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an alternate application.
How you will be evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the department of health and human services (hhs) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcementBy applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s) at hhsClearance of ctap/ictap will be applied for similar positions across hhs.
Once the announcement has closed, your online application, resume, transcripts and cms required documents will be used to determine if you meet eligibility and qualification requirements listed on this announcementIf you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment considerationPlease follow all instructions carefullyErrors or omissions may affect your rating.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Planning and evaluating
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate risk (mr)
Trust determination process
The following documents are required:
1Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optionalYour resume must indicate your citizenship and if you are registered for selective service if you are a male born after 12/31/59Your resume must also list your work experience and education (if applicable) including the start and end dates (mm/yyyy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per weekFor work in the federal service, you must include the series and grade level for the position(s)Your resume will be used to validate your responses to the assessment tool(s)For resume and application tips visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/
2Cms required documents (e.g., sf-50, dd-214, sf-15, etc.)Required documents may be necessary to be considered for this vacancy announcementClick here for a detailed description of the required documentsFailure to provide the required documentation will result in an ineligible rating or non-consideration.
Please note: a complete application package includes the online application, resume, transcripts and cms required documentsPlease carefully review the full job announcement to include the `required documents` and `Apply Now` sectionsFailure to submit the online application, resume, transcripts and cms required documents, will result in you not being considered for employment.
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This job is open to
Career transition (ctap, ictap, rpl)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a `surplus` or `displaced` employee.
Federal employees - competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Federal employees - excepted service
Current excepted service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace corps & americorps vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
Opm interchange agreement; or miscellaneous authorities not regulated by u.sOffice of personnel management