Program Analyst
Department of the Army - Draper, UT

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Restricted to current on board permanent competitive/non-dual status technicians of the Utah Army National Guard.

Upon completion of your application there is a page which reflects the following "Confirmation of your Submission to USA Staffing Application Manager". Please print this page and keep it in your records as completion of intent to apply for a vacancy. This page provides information about the job applied for and the date and time of submission.

If you do not receive the “Confirmation of your Submission” page or have questions regarding the use of USA Jobs please contact the HRO at 801-432-4241 or 801-432-4239. KEY REQUIREMENTS

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Reviews, evaluates and analyzes obligations and expenditures. Prepares directorate or division summaries from reports submitted by Major Subordinate Commands (MSC)*. Summarizes and interprets significant data collected and relates this data to the

organizations program actions; identifies an analyzes deficiencies in resource consumption, training, workload and scheduling, and evaluates deviations from standards, plans, and estimates to determine cause and impact on missions. Assists management in interpretation and utilization of reports and information provided. Develops various visual media to present trends, performance status, capability and related management information. Aids functional areas in identifying areas of record documentation and procedures which can be streamlined, combined or improved and initiates methods to operate under the new or revised system.

Implements management control plans. Provides guidance and instructions to subordinate organizations for proper management of programs. Determines and issues funding allocations and monitors expenditure to ensure allocations are being utilized as planned and are not being exceeded. Adjusts allocations as needed. Report expenditure status to management and National Guard Bureau (NGB) as required. Based on budget guidance received from higher headquarters, develops an annual budget for programs. Reviews prior and current budgets/funding trends, compiles funding projections and prepares funding recommendations. Anticipates requirements for training and operations funds by reviewing execution plans and recommends

appropriate action such as reprogramming funds from one program to another to correct funding shortfalls. This requires close coordination with major subordinate commands and comptroller personnel, and an in-depth understanding of the status of the
projects and contracts, their completion status and their significance to ensure that the recommendations made will allow for the successful completion of management programs. Reviews the status of program milestones and requests of funds after it has

been determined that the requirements have been properly satisfied. Researches and interprets personnel and training regulations, DA Pam’s, Circulars, and NGB guidance. Works concurrently with Management to develop state program policies and procedures. Provides advice and assistance to management on accountability and legality of operating programs. As needed, makes MSC assistance visits to ensure policies and procedures are being adhered to. Conducts training for proper management and accountability of programs. Assists the management in preparing guidelines and instructions to MSCs for development of the yearly State Operating Budget (SOB). Reviews data on program requirements (e.g. , manday requirements, commercial transportation requirements, temporary technician requirements, etc.) to support and justify each separate program by appropriation/activity. Develops and prepares current year program spreadsheets. Advises management on timing of obligations and expenditures for Cooperative Agreement service contracts, equipment acquisitions and other unusual commitments. Verifies that obligations and expenditures occur on a timely basis IAW current year program and monthly schedule of obligations and expenditures. Ensures resources are available and are being properly and effectively expended to support program objectives. Monitors and tracks obligations and expenditures throughout the execution phase. Investigates and prepares explanations of deviations from estimates or program objectives and develops recommendations to managers for budgetary adjustments. Formulates and reviews all Annual Funding Guidance/Programs (AFG/AFP) ensuring obligation authority is not exceeded and budget adjustments are properly staffed. Review trends and performs analysis of separate budget activities then provides information to Management. Projects requirements for program requirements. Validates and refines inputs which have fluctuated. Monitors daily expenditure rates associated with program performance. Reviews daily and monthly funding documents to determine if updates are correct or require further action. Develops, collects, and maintains various historical data used to initiate planning, programming and execution of current and future training and operations programs. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

LOCATION OF POSITION: United States Property and Fiscal Office, Draper, Utah


AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Restricted to o n-board permanent competitive/non-dual status technicians of the Utah Army National Guard.


APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS: Competitive/non-dual status

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: This position has no known promotion potential.

VICE: Vacant Position



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: For successful performance in this position, each applicant must fully justify on their application how they meet each KSA listed.

1. Ability to analyze and interpret policies, and procedures of higher headquarter as to applicability.
2. Knowledge of National Guard Organizational structures, functions, procedures, and techniques.
3. Ability to gather, assemble and analyze facts; draw conclusions and develop solusitons to assigned problems.
4. Skill in working with people of various trades and backgrounds.
5. Ability to orally present and discuss complex matters in a clear and convincing manner.

GS-09 requires 24 months of specialized experience.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Soldiers who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. BENEFITS:

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs. - 17 months ago - save job - block
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