Selective Service System - Great Lakes, IL

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Join the Selective Service System's team of energetic, career minded professionals! The Selective Service System offers an opportunity for self-motivated individuals with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic to launch or continue a career in public service.

Our fast paced environment consists of challenging and rewarding work, training opportunities, and the potential for advancement. The Selective Service System offers competitive wages, a thrift savings plan with matching funds (similar to a 401k savings program), extensive health care benefits (dental and vision coverage available), paid vacation time, and a host of unique work-life benefit options that include Tele-work options as well as Alternate and Flexible Work Schedules.

The Selective Service System is an independent agency whose mission is to maintain a system which can promptly and efficiently furnish untrained manpower for induction into the Armed Forces during a national emergency; and provides an Alternative Service Program to men classified as conscientious objectors during a draft.

As a Management Analyst, in the Data Management Center (DMC), Operations Directorate, Selective Service System, you will analyze and assist in managing the Center's functions and programs.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement AN835443 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Suitability for Federal employment determined by background investigation.
  • One-year probationary period may be required.

  • Assists management in coordinating and monitoring the production and quality of all the Data Management Center's activities.
  • Conducts analytical studies to evaluate the Center's operations.
  • Evaluates reports and recommends solutions to management on program areas in need of improvement.
  • Coordinates and implements projects relating the Data Management Center operations.
  • Briefs management on program activities.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: GS-12: You must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, that included: coordinating and implementing program activities; evaluating automated data processing practices and recommending changes; analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations; and communicating information and findings on program operations and recommending solutions to program issues.

All qualification requirements must be met by midnight (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Once the job opportunity announcement closes, your résumé and supporting documents will be reviewed and evaluated against your assessment questionnaire responses to determine whether you are qualified for this position. If a determination is made that you have inflated your responses, you may lose consideration. Be sure to carefully follow all instructions; errors or omissions may affect your consideration for this position.

Eligible candidates will be assigned to one of the following quality categories: Best, Well, and Qualified. Candidates in the highest quality category will be referred to the hiring agency.

Application of Veterans' Preference: Under Category Rating procedures, veteran preference eligibles will receive selection consideration before non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure the following competencies that are required for this position:
  • Project Management
  • Analytical Skill
  • Written Communication
  • Problem Solving
    To preview the assessment questionnaire, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

BENEFITS: The Federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at .

OTHER INFORMATION: Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) or an official statement from your command if currently on active duty. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, in addition to the DD-214, you must also submit a Standard Form 15 (Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference) and the required supporting documents listed on that form. For more information on veterans' preference see .

Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: .

Selective Service: The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12/31/59 who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment to this position. For further information concerning Selective Service requirements, go to: .