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Budget OfficerUS Department of Justice - Brooklyn, NY
posted 30+ days ago

    Duties

    Summary

    The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York's mission is to investigate, prosecute and deter violations of federal statutes, enforce and represent the interests of the United States in civil litigation, uphold civil, constitutional and victims' rights, and foster partnerships with other federal, state and local government agencies and community groups.


    Responsibilities

    This Budget Officer is responsible for the formulation, presentation, and execution phases of the districts' short and long-range budget.

    Typical work assignments will include:

    • Supervises subordinate staff.
    • Designs, develops, implements, and maintains comprehensive financial management system.
    • Provides a wide variety of financial and budget-related support activities for the District.
    • Formulates, justifies, and executes the District's budget.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0560 Budget Analysis

  • Requirements

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • You must be a Citizen or National.
    • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
    • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
    • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
    • You must provide a resume and supporting documents (See required documents).
    • Time-in-Grade: Current or former Federal employees applying under merit promotion considerations must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements for consideration within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.
    • You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

    Qualifications

    TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level in which you are applying:

    GS-13: Must have at least one full-time year (52-weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service performing the following tasks: 1) Advising management on programmatic effectiveness relative to planned financial objectives; 2) Preparing budget estimate for organization; 3) Developing or maintaining an integrated financial planning and reporting system; 4) Planning and carrying out an accounting program within organization; 5) Formulating, justifying and executing budget for organization AND 6) Leading and tracking the work of other budget, accounting, and/or financial reporting employees in budget, accounting, or financial reporting projects or programs.

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

    For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here.

    Education

    There is no education that is qualifying as a substitute for experience at this grade level.

    Additional information

    This position is open to Competitive Merit Promotion, Non-Competitive, and Special Hiring Authority eligibles. You must meet the requirements for one of the following categories to be eligible.

    1. A current permanent competitive service employee; former Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service; or former Federal employee who served on a career conditional appointment without achieving career status in the competitive service who was separated less than three years ago. This includes applicants who have not previously held, or currently hold this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced for this announcement. You must submit an SF-50 that shows competitive service eligibility to be considered.
    2. A Veteran applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing an honorable discharge to be considered. To be eligible, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed 3 or more years of active service. NOTE: Current employees applying under VEOA must submit a qualifying SF-50 to show they meet time-in-grade requirements.
    3. A 30% or more Disabled Veteran. You must submit your DD214, a completed SF-15, and letter from the VA dated 1991 or later to be considered.
    4. Military spouses are eligible if their spouse: 1) is an active duty member of the Armed Forces; 2) is a member of the Armed Forces who retired or separated with a disability rating of 100 percent; or 3) died while in active duty. Please submit supporting documentation to be considered ( active duty orders, marriage verification, SF-15, DD-214, disability letter from VA, etc.)
    5. Schedule A: Documentation of eligibility under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist ( state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a Territory that issues or provides disability benefits. This letter must be separate from any Veterans Preference documentation.
    6. A Former Peace Corps or VISTA Volunteers Appointment. Please submit documentation to be considered.
    7. Veterans eligible for a Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA). You must submit a copy of your DD-214. NOTE: VRA only applies to positions at the GS-11 level and below.
    8. Other non-competitive authorities (please see announcement language for applicable authorities)
    9. A current or former Land Management Bureau employee who has served at least 24 months under a time-limited competitive appointment who is eligible for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

    Active Duty Service Members- You must submit a statement of discharge/certification of release or an official written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions no later than 120 days from the date the certification is signed. Enlisted Record Briefs and military identification do NOT qualify as official documentation.

    Note: Multiple selections may be made from this announcement. Salaries listed above are an approximation and are subject to duty station locality adjustment.

    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.

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):

    • Administration and Management
    • Decision Making
    • Financial Management
    • Leadership


    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and have a final assessment score of 85 or better. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility, click here.

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and have a final assessment score of 85 or better. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility, click here.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process

    Credentialing

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    Note: Failure to submit a resume or supporting documentation may result in elimination for further consideration.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume
    2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
    3. Other supporting documents:
    • Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
    • College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education, if applicable
    • SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal service)
    • Certifications as required under the Qualifications section
    • Any other supporting documentation required for verification as described in the announcement.

    NOTE: For those applying under merit promotion procedures, you must provide a copy of your SF-50, "Notice of Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure, type of service (Competitive or Excepted) and career status (career or career-conditional). No award SF-50 will be accepted.

    Veterans Preference

    If you are a veteran and you are claiming veteran's preference, you must submit a DD-214, Certificate of Release from Active Duty, which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions. For competitive service positions, active duty service members expecting to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days: you may be granted tentative preference by submitting a "certification" document in lieu of a Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214. This "certification" is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of the submission of the certification. Veteran's preference must be verified prior to appointment. Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's preference and your application will be evaluated based on the material(s) submitted. If you are claiming 10-point veteran's preference based on service-connected disability, in addition to the DD-214 or certification requirements, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof of entitlement of this preference from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. For more information on veterans' preference, click here. For more information on Veteran Authorities, consult the Vet Guide here.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the 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 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.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A career with the 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. Learn 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.



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