Air Force Materiel Command PROGRAM ANALYST in Arlington, Virginia
Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Program Analyst within Air Force Office of Energy Assurance (AF-OEA). Responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing an integrated facility energy portfolio including privately-financed, large-scale renewable and alternative energy projects as well as direct AF investments. Responsibilities As a Program Administrator, plans, organizes, and directs an integrated AF facility portfolio of energy projects/program, ensuring OEA complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs. Performs assignments involved in program development and evaluation. Develops and provides expertise on advances within the energy field and provides related consultant and advisor services. Serves as a member of various internal and external boards to include cross service, DoD, Secretariat, Air Staff, and other federal agencies and national laboratories to address the full spectrum of facility energy opportunities, challenges and produce cooperative solutions that support Air Force energy goals and objectives. Carries out special projects and assignments to further support the office. This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, this position may be extended to the fullest legally allowable period without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one year, or will have one year within 120 days of closing of this announcement, of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 (or higher) grade level or equivalent pay systems (may have been obtained in the federal service, military, or public sector) which includes engineering work developing, designing, implementing, and overseeing an integrated facility energy portfolio; broad technical knowledge of state of the art energy technologies and materials; possesses the technical competencies to perform functional position requirements in overseeing engineering design teams, portfolio management and program analysis; prepares and/or executes programs, policies, procedures and activities in management and program analysis. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of concepts including programming, cost estimating, design review, project planning and development, and project execution. Extensive familiarity with other engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, civil, fire protection, life safety, energy, architecture, and knowledge of existing and applicable software applications in the functional area of responsibility to effectively manage engineering functions to support the organization's mission. 2. Knowledge and mastery of a broad range of methods and techniques used in integrating asset management, project/program management, planning, and acquisition in, Installation Management, Planning, or Facilities Operations. 3. Knowledge of planning, programming, and budgeting cycles, financial systems, and restrictions on the expenditures of funds. 4. Knowledge of business accounting and financial management principles and procedures. 5. Skill in evaluating state-of-the-art technologies and incorporating these into the planning or design, budgeting, programming, life cycle, operation, maintenance, repair, upgrade, and cost estimates of installations natural and built infrastructure. 6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior officials from a broad array of activities, including federal and local government, and industry. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Additional Information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service may be required prior to appointment to the position. Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: Military Spouse Preference applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for Military Spouse Preference. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.