Army National Guard
$66,253.00 to $86,132.00
Open & closing dates
$66,253 to $86,132 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Carson City, NV
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a Budget Officer, Position Description Number T517800 and is part of the Nevada Army National Guard. This position is located in the Comptroller Division of the United States Property and Fiscal Office. Position serves as the Budget Officer for the Army National Guard in an assigned state.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team!
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1. Formulates the budget for the Army National Guard within the state assigned by preparing detailed analysis and estimates of annual funding requirements by contacting the proper managers within the state to determine their requirements for funds. Gathers, compares, and correlates information about past, current and future programs with projected costs of operation. Prepares the budget requests in a manner consistent with that required by the Budget Office of the National Guard Bureau. Is the top technical authority on matters of budgetary policy, law and regulations for the Army National Guard in assigned states. Authorizes or disapproves funding requests and obligations and expenditure of funds on the basis of interpretation of laws, regulations or policy. Exerts a strong influence on the discretionary use of funds by line managers through advice and recommendation.Allocation of funds is based on appropriations from the Army and other DOD agencies as well as expected reimbursement from state and other federal agencies for services performed.
2. Coordinates with program managers and prepares justification for the expenditure of funds by each organization for presentation to the Budget Office of the Guard Bureau. Responsible for the execution of the budget by distributing quarterly and annual allotments and sub-allotments to each organization.Reprograms money frequently based on changing needs of the various organizations serviced, this is based on requests from program managers in the various units for previously unfunded programs or as costs may have exceeded previous allotments . Analyzes requests and determines where money can be best used. Prepares requests for additional funds from National Guard Bureau based on changing requirements if the programs cannot be covered by transferring funds between the various units or accounts within the state.
3. Develops and implements procedures and directives concerning the preparation and execution of the operating budget and fiscal plans. Issues guidelines to and coordinates with program director/fund managers in the development of budget requests, complex schedules and narrative justification for submission to National Guard Bureau. Prepares directives and interpretation of federal and National Guard Bureau directives for use by program manager within the state in the preparation of budget requests and reporting expenditure of funds.
4. Trains fund managers in financial management principles and techniques and responsibilities of managing federal funds.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
US Citizens and Status Candidates
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
0560 Budget Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Conditions of Employment
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position within one year of appointment.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
4. Must be able to obtain Level II FM Certification within 24 months of appointment.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS- THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. Please ensure you have included beginning and ending dates (months and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: The candidate must have at least three months of basic finance budget training or competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. The candidate must have some understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. The highly qualified candidate must have at least 12 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. Candidate must have a good understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. A candidate must have experiences and training that demonstrate the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: A candidate must have at least 24 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial NG principles and procedures. Candidate must have an excellent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. A candidate must have experiences and training that demonstrate the competencies to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.
There are no Educational Requirements for this position.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
-If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
- No Relocation Incentives are available.
- This is a Bargaining Unit position.
- Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.
- Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: In order to adjudicate your Veterans' Preference claims, please upload all supporting documentation. Such as: DD214s and/or SF-15, etc.
A. ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
You are strongly encouraged to provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active
Duty, showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support office. The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). If you have more than one DD-214, you are strongly encouraged to upload all your DD-214s.
B. ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran, who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, are strongly encouraged to provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.
C. ARE YOU UNSURE AS TO WHETHER YOU QUALIFY FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Please review the OPM Vet Guide to determine if you qualify for Veterans' Preference. Please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide-for-hr-professionals/ or https://fedshirevets.gov/Index.aspx.
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.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
1. Knowledge on matters of budgetary policy, law and regulations for the Army National Guard, ability to authorize or disapprove funding requests, obligations, and expenditure of funds on the basis of laws, regulations, or policy.
2. Ability to prepare detailed analysis and estimates of annual funding requirements, gather and compare budget information about past, current, and future programs with projected costs of operation, and request budget in a manner consistent with the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Budget Execution Branch.
3. Ability to distribute quarterly and annual allotments and sub-allotments to each organization, coordinate with Budget Analysts, Activity Managers, and Program Managers on financial management principles, techniques, and responsibilities of managing federal funds.
4. Knowledge in reprogramming funds frequently based on changing needs of various organizations serviced. Ability to analyze and determine where funds can be best utilized.
5. Provide advice on all aspects of the interpretation and application of agency guidelines for the budget execution process to program officials of subordinate components with the organization.
6. Ability to prepare budget requests for additional funds from NGB based on changing requirements.
7. Ability to transfer funds, know reimbursement policies for state services performed such as riot control, fighting floods, fires, etc.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. Copying and pasting position descriptions into a resume is not acceptable. In describing your experience, please be clear and concise, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
If multiple copies of the same document are uploaded and submitted with your application, only the last copy of the document uploaded will be considered when determining your eligibility and qualifications. For example, if you upload two or more resumes only the last resume uploaded and submitted will be considered.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
Documents NOT accepted: photographs, copies of position descriptions, performance ratings, awards and letters of appreciation.
2. Veterans' Preference (if applicable): When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference with required proof as stated on the form. An SF-50 is NOT acceptable documentation to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
3. Other supporting documents: These Documents include but are not limited to current SF50s(Current Federal Employees) and current Transcript (Educational Requirements or Substitution of Experience for Education)
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. 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 U.S. 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.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
Agency contact information
NV USPFO COMPTROLLER
2452 Fairview Drive
Carson City, NV
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Fair & Transparent
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Army National Guard
Website : http://www.arng.army.mil/