COST ANALYST
Department of the Air Force - Arnold AFB, TN

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to

fly, fight

and

win

…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values --

integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

IF APPLICABLE

:

Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.

The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

WHO MAY APPLY:
Click

here

for more information.

You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered.

**Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

DoD Employee

(Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee in the following: Air Force, Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.)

KEY REQUIREMENTS

U.S. Citizenship Required

Travel and relocation expenses may be paid

DUTIES:
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The primary purpose

of this position is to

support the Plans and Programs Division Chief. The division is the source of cost, rate, and price development/management, including local cost/price/management information systems integration to Air Force standard billing systems, managing cost/economic analysis, cost of technical information, performance measurement techniques, and functional administration of cost and pricing financial systems for center-wide operations. Also provides functional oversight and cost/price management of operating contractors.

Major Duties

·

Develops, maintains, implements, validates pricing policies, methods and procedures to identify, accumulate and summarize costs/rate/price/billing consistent with appropriation law and DOD

Financial Management Regulations.

·

Performs independent cost assessments and reviews/evaluates cost analysis and management processes carried out by various AEDC activities and organizations.

·

Supports training for and assists program management personnel in accomplishing earned value management and similar performance measurement.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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Qualifications

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0500/0501.htm

Basic Qualification Requirement

:

You must meet the following qualification requirement and provide documentation to support your qualifications

(If you are using education to qualify, failure to submit the required documentation will result in you being rated ineligible. See sections on “College Transcripts” and “Foreign Education” below for required documentation.):

Specialized Experience:
You must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-11 or equivalent grade level performing professional budget, finance and/or cost analysis practices, procedures, regulations, precedents, policies, and guides to moderately complex issues, activities, etc.; verifying sources of factual data about budgeting and/or finance matters relevant to assigned tasks; entering consolidated estimates in accepted formats on appropriate forms and schedules; analyzing and comparing selected object class and line item obligations and expenditures in the approved operating budget; assisting in determining whether funds are being used on a timely basis to support the unit’s mission and objectives in accordance with the annual work plan; and/or preparing brief factual reports that detail the purposes (e.g., travel, overtime, or office supplies) for which funds were obligated and expended.

Federal Time-In-Grade

(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-11

or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.

The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

The following are the job-related

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

(KSAs) necessary to perform this position and are for informational purposes only, do not submit:

Mastery of and skill in applying the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations related to cost and economic analysis.

Knowledge of the missions, functions, goals, objectives, work processes, and sources of funding pertinent to AEDC programs/organizations.

Knowledge of automated data processing concepts and systems capabilities.

Expert knowledge of sources of funds, cost guidelines, and all financial processes, the ability to project and analyze the potential effects of changes in programs and funding.

Skill in formulating, justifying and/or analyzing requirements, and the application of analytical methods.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to build, analyze and report using financial database programs.

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.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?

You

MUST

provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION:
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional

U.S.

education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Conditions of Employment

The work is principally sedentary. Work may require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the work site. Employees may be required to carry light items, or drive a motor vehicle. No special physical effort or ability is required to do the work.

Most work is performed in an adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated office setting.

Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station.

The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

The position requires the incumbent to be certified Acquisition Professional Development Program Level II in Business - Cost Estimating.

Employee must successfully obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.

Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS:
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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -

Click

here

for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

For additional information, click

here

.

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 at 8

0

or above on the rating criteria for this position.

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.

Incentives

: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Current Federal Civilian employees

may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

Temporary and Term Appointments:
If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

90-Day Register:
This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

DIRECT DEPOSIT

: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

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

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package

must

be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, February 05, 2013

To begin the process, click the

Apply Online

button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the

Submit My Answers

button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click

here

for the required cover page.

This Vacancy ID is 834036. Fax your documents to

1-478-757-3144

.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire

View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.

Click

here

for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and

3. Fax all required documents to

1-478-757-3144

. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE:
The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.

Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.

This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.

You may verify your documents have been process by clicking

here

.

Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources

WILL NOT

modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.

A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located

here

:

·

Online Application

(Questionnaire)

·

Resume

  • If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. 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). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
·

Eligibility Documentation,

SF50, DD214 (Member-4 copy or Service 2 form), Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

·

Transcripts,

if qualifying based on education or positive education series

If you are faxing any documents, click

here

for the official cover sheet to print.

The fax number is 478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Christopher L. Moore

Phone: (478)222-0726

Email: CHRISTOPHER.MOORE2@ROBINS.AF.MIL

Agency Information:
Eglin Robins OL Office

Air Force Personnel Center

OR TDD WITHIN SAN ANTONIO AREA 565-2276

DO NOT MAIL OR EMAIL CALL ONLY,
TX

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