National Nuclear Security Administration
$51,093.00 to $135,351.00
Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
$51,093 to $135,351 per year
Pay scale & grade
NQ 02 - 03
Full-Time - Full Time: Career or Career-Conditional
Permanent - This is a permanent position.
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
PCS may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, agency policy, and dependent upon availability of funds.
This job is open to
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee.
Individuals with disabilities
The position will be located at:
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
National Nuclear Security Administration
Naval Reactors Laboratory Field Office
2401 River Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Naval Reactors Mission: Provide the Nation with safe, effective, and affordable nuclear propulsion plants and ensure their continued safe and reliable operation through lifetime support, research and development, design, construction, specification, certification, testing, maintenance, and ultimate disposal.
National Nuclear Security Administration Demonstration Project
This position is covered by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Demonstration Project. The NQ-02 pay band is equivalent to the GS-09-12 levels. The full performance level of this position is NQ-03. The NQ-03 pay band is equivalent to the GS-13/14 grade levels.
For more information on the NNSA Demonstration Project and Pay Band/Salary Tables, contact the HR Consultant listed on this vacancy announcement.
A relocation or recruitment incentive may be offered to a highly qualified candidate.
Learn more about this agency
As a Supervisory Management Analyst, you will:
Assess the effectiveness of the federal travel program, including the management of centrally billed travel accounts, and individual government charge card programs.
Plan and organize all-hands meetings and organizational announcements.
Lead and/or participate in organizational change processes.
Coordinate the formulation and forecast of travel, training, and supply funds/budgets.
Develop and/or maintain regulations, policies, procedures, orders, and implementation bulletins.
Standardize, automate, and provide a broad range of administrative support.
Supervise a group of employees performing similar work.
Occasional travel - Travel on average 3-4 times a year.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
•Merit Promotion Eligibles
•Current Federal Employees (with Competitive Status)
•Current Federal Employees eligible under an Interchange Agreement
•Former Federal Employees Eligible for Reinstatement
•CTAP / ICTAP
•Veterans eligible for VRA, VEOA
•30% Disabled Veterans
•Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A)
•Certain Military Spouses
Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Analysts, Business Management
Business Management Analysts
Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen.
This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
See Other Information section regarding Selective Service requirements.
The position is covered under the DOE Drug-Free Workplace Order 343.1. The tentative selectee must test negative prior to final selection for this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter.
This position requires you to obtain and maintain a DOE 'Q' level security clearance/access authorization.
Subject to Financial Disclosure OGE Form 450 (NQ-03 level only).
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
One year of specialized experience at the GS-7 level (or equivalent) which demonstrates the ability to analyze, evaluate, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative programs. (OR)
Master's degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, or LL.B. or J.D., in a related field. (OR)
A combination of experience and education.
One year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level (or equivalent) which demonstrates the ability to analyze, evaluate, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative programs.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position.
Skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques and methods.
Knowledge of and experience applying principles and procedures associated with the management of administrative support functions, programs, and projects.
Knowledge of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program administrative program goals and objectives.
Knowledge of appraisal and evaluation methods and techniques.
Knowledge of temporary duty travel to include types of travel, per diem, regulations, and budget.
Knowledge of budget and contract processes and procedures as they relate to cognizent areas.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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 meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered well qualified you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
EDUCATION: There are no education requirements for this position. However, if you are substituting education for experience, you MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US Department of Education.
Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education
•The US Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.
•Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
•Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links below or visit the FedsHireVets
•If you are currently a military member on Active Duty, please refer to the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011
to see what documentation should be submitted to be considered for appointment under a special Veterans hiring authority.
•More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
•Some positions may require completion of a probationary period.
•If you believe you are eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM CTAP/ICTAP website
for more information. In order to be considered under the CTAP or ICTAP programs, your application score must achieve a numerical score of 85 points (not including veterans preference points) on the job specific questions portion of the online questionnaire. You must also submit a copy of the agency notice of separation or intended separation, a copy of your most recent Performance Rating and a copy of your most recent SF-50.
•Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act
, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.
We will also verify that you are eligible for Merit Promotion positions by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral.
If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of well qualified which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
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Background checks and security clearance
Q - Sensitive
Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.
If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.
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supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.
For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.
For paid work experience, please indicate your starting salary for each position and the highest salary you earned (if different).
Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).
For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video
Transcripts: Documentation verifying your educational claims
is required if you are substituting education for experience in order to qualify. This can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned, grade and degree conferred. Please see the Education Requirements section for more information.
Current/former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50 (to verify eligibility your SF-50 must list title, series, grade, tenure, SCD and position type occupied).
Displaced Federal employees: You will need to submit documentation verifying your involuntary separation and ICTAP/CTAP
status. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition
for more information.
All Veterans: You will need to submit VRA/VEOA eligibility documentation
(DD-214 that includes character of service), or a Statement of Service letter that includes Character of Service, if currently Active Duty. A statement of service must meet the requirements outlined in the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011
Disabled Veterans: In addition to your DD214 that includes Character of Service, please submit a SF-15 and the VA Disability letter that includes the percentage of disability.
Appointment of Certain Military Spouses: Copy of military member's PCS orders and/or Death Certificate and Marriage License.
Persons with Disabilities: Proof of disability (if you are applying for a non-competitive appointment under Schedule A authority).
The preferred method for submitting your documents is to upload the document(s) from your computer, or from USAJobs. Alternatively, you may fax your documentation by generating a fax cover sheet within the online application.
After you submit your on-line resume, the automated system will prompt you to upload your supporting documents.
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.
A career with the U.S. 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.
How to Apply
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application no later than 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish! Requests for extensions will not be granted, so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish before the deadline. Our application system displays a countdown timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.
For your security, your session in our online application system will time-out if you are inactive for a certain period of time. We recommend that you preview the assessment questions before you apply and prepare all of your information prior to beginning the application. If you do get timed-out you will have to log back in to USAJOBS and re-visit the vacancy announcement, you can then click Update Application to finish where you left off.
Steps to submit a complete application:
You must have an active USAJOBS account and be logged in.
You must have a complete resume associated with your USAJOBS account. Please note that we require that you submit a USAJOBS-formatted resume using the Resume Builder
Once you are logged in and all of your application materials are ready, click on the 'Apply Online' button to get started.
You will be given the option to include your resume, documents, and demographic information from your USAJOBS profile. You will then be transferred to the Department of Energy's application tracking system. If you select documents from your USAJOBS account, you MUST complete the download process in a later step or your USAJOBS documentation WILL NOT be transferred! See Step 6.
You must respond to all applicant assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
You will then be asked to upload additional supporting documentation. If you selected documents from USAJOBS prior to being transferred to our application system (Step 4), you will need to click the USAJOBS link to complete the transfer process. These documents ARE NOT automatically transferred! It is ultimately your responsibility to make sure all required documents are either faxed, uploaded, or transferred from USAJOBS successfully. You can verify which documents have been uploaded in the Review section. If you are unsure that your documents went through, please contact the HR Specialist listed on the announcement BEFORE the vacancy closes.
IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process. You must click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received.If you do not click 'Finish', your application will not be received!
Steps to modify or withdraw your application:
Return to USAJOBS and log in to your account.
In the My Account screen, click Application Status in the left-hand column.
You will see a table list of all the jobs you've applied to, click on the title of the application you want to modify.
If the announcement is still open the button which normally says Apply Online will instead say Edit Application, click that button. (If you want to withdraw your application from consideration after the closing date, contact the HR Specialist listed on the announcement.)
You will be directed back to DOE's application tracking system where you can make changes, or you can click Withdraw Application to remove your application from being considered.
If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the 'Apply Online' button), please contact the HR Office listed on this announcement between normal business hours. If you are receiving any kind of error message, please be ready to provide a screenshot or at a minimum, the error message text and number.
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If you are experiencing a significant hardship which hinders your ability to apply online please contact the HR Office listed on this announcement during normal business hours to discuss your situation.
Agency contact information
Bethany Deglau Bethany Deglau
National Nuclear Security Administration
U. S. Department of Energy
Naval Reactors Laboratory Field Office
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
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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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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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National Nuclear Security Administration
Website : http://www.nnsa.doe.gov/