This BUDGET OFFICER is located in the Air National Guard (ANG) Wing, Financial Management Division and is part of the CA 144 FW.
THIS IS A T5 EXCEPTED SERVICE, INDEFINITE POSITION
The primary purpose of the BUDGET OFFICER, GS-0560-12, is to provide management oversight and guidance for both budget formulation and budget execution according to the Resource Management System (RMS). The incumbent is recognized as the top technical authority regarding fiscal and budgetary policy, law, and regulatory guidelines for all organizations serviced by the Wing Budget Office. The incumbent fosters an environment conducive to teamwork among resource managers and decision-makers in meeting the objectives and goals of the Resource Management System. This incumbent accomplishes budget functions in support of state and federal Air National Guard operations, training, and readiness missions, and the contingency operations of its total force and joint service partners with responsibility for all budgetary operations necessary to support the plans, programs, missions, and activities of the wing and its geographically separated units (GSUs).
The position resides within the infrastructure and support functions of the state National Guard; the incumbent is not subject to mobilization, nor is the work described part of the military mission; and the incumbent does not perform a key advisory or essential administrative role that is inherently military. In addition, the position must meet one of the following: It does not have a comparable military function; the position is required in full-time (civilian) role when the organization, or similar military position, is mobilized to perform continuing post-mobilization functions; or the position requires a skill or competency that necessitates technical expertise or professional qualifications that cannot be readily found in the military structure of the state military force.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0560 Budget Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, subject to National Guard Bureau approval.
Relocation Costs MAY BE authorized subject to provisions of the Joint Travel Regulation and an agency determination that a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is in the Government's best interest.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
U.S. citizenship is required.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Must maintain proper security clearance.
BUDGET OFFICER, GS-0560-12:
Must have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-11 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience was obtained in the private sector, but must is comparable to the GS grade indicated. Specialized experience may have been demonstrated by: providing resource managers with necessary guidance, information, knowledge, and training to accomplish mission goals and objectives; presenting budgetary briefings with supporting statistical data to senior leadership who use the data to defend budget and manpower requirements and as a basis for making military decisions; reviewing initial funding (programmed or received) and devises and carries out apportionment to base organizations ensuring financial continuity between fiscal years; reviewing, analyzing, illustrating, and reporting the differences between annual funding and actual expenditures for model-driven programs and discretionary funds on a continuous basis and identifying fund shortages and imbalances and takes action as necessary (Your resume must clearly define this experience).
Your resume must have complete information:
Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.
Part-time or unpaid experience:
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date:
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by 08/15/2018
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: ****Foreign Education:
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: ****Additional information
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 ( ****).
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 application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:
1. Highly Qualified:
Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.
2. Well Qualified:
Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.
Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.
Your rating will be based on both your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your category rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
All applicants' qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities):
Attention to Detail, Budget Execution, Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation, and Decision Making
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position.
If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. Your SF-15 (if applicable)
3. Other supporting documents:
Veterans' preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation may be:
A copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions
A certification that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.
Prior to appointment, an agency will require the service member to provide a copy of the DD-214.If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference.
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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