Resource Allocation Analysis Officer
Government of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC

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Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.

Duration of Appointment: Permanent

Agency: District Department of Transportation
Office of the Director
Resource Management Division

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Promotion Potential: No Known Promotion Potential

Area of Consideration: Open to the General Public

Tour of Duty: 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Monday thru Friday

Opening Date: April 8, 2013
Closing Date: Open-until-filled

Salary Range: $85,105 - $109,648 per annum

"Pay Plan, Series & Grade: CS-301-14

First Screening Date: April 22, 2013


Brief Description of Duties: Provides expert counsel and advice to agency management and professional colleagues on a wide variety of transportation resource allocation policy and planning issues and problems. Ensures that key District and organizational goals, priorities, values, performance objectives and other issues are interpreted and considered in making financial program decisions. Exercises leadership to implement and to ensure that the department's mission and strategic vision are reflected in the financial management of the transportation program.

Exercises responsibility for resource allocation priorities associated with $1 billion of Federal aid, Highway and District transportation funds. Responsible for overseeing the preparation of supplemental Federal discretionary grants, long-and short-range Federal aid obligations plans, mandated regional Transportation Improvement Program, State Transportation Improvement Plan and other federally mandated plans and programs.


Time-in-Grade Restrictions: Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Substitution of Education: A substitution of education for required experience will be allowed as defined in OPM's Qualification Standards. However, in order to receive credit, applicants must submit official proof of educational attainment at the time of application.

Ranking Factors

Submission of Ranking Factors: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors. Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document. Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying. You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

Ranking Factor #1: Mastery knowledge of the Federal surface transportation budget process, Congressional transportation appropriation and program authorization process.

Ranking Factor #2: Mastery knowledge of federal transportation laws, codes and program policies and regulations, and the ability to apply them in developing various programs.

Ranking Factor #3: Knowledge of research methodologies including economic analysis, program evaluation techniques, facility life cycle studies, cost benefit analysis, formulation of project priority setting criteria and policy development.

Ranking Factor #4: Mastery skills in advanced written and oral communication techniques, both written and oral communication must include a wide variety of sources in a style and format appropriate for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Conditions of Employment

Other Significant Factors: This position has been designated as an emergency employee position under the provisions of District Personnel Manual Chapter 12. As such, your service maybe required in emergency situations to perform crucial duties, e.g., snow removal, debris removal, transportation, shelter operations, food distribution, and communication. These duties maybe performed when the government is closed or when most employees are dismissed early.

Incumbent must have at least 4-years experience in resource allocation or related positions.

Bachelor's degree in any combination of the following fields is strongly preferred: accounting, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, or quantitative methods.

This position may be subject to criminal background checks and/or driving record checks, as well as random drug and alcohol testing pursuant to DC Act 15-620.

Applicants who applied to Requisition No. 20506 need not apply. Applications will automatically be considered for this requisition.

Priority Consideration

Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.

Employment Benefits

Employee Benefits: This is a permanent, Career Service appointment. Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan. However, if selectee was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.

Residency Requirement

A person applying for a position in
the Career Service, Educational Service, Management Supervisory Service, an attorney position in the
Legal Service (series 905) other than in the Senior Executive Attorney Service (SEAS), or an attorney position
in the Excepted Service (series 905) who is a bona fide District resident AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION
for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants,
unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required
to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency and maintain such residency
for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide
District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Information to Applicants

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

How to Apply

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700

Where to Apply (Judiciary Square): D.C. Office of Personnel, Judiciary Square Personnel Office, 441 - 4th Street, N.W., Room 340 North, Washington, D.C. 20001

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore a DC 2000 job application or online job application is required to be submitted.

Posting Cancellation: A non-competitive selection of an eligible candidate from the Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) or the District's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) will result in the cancellation of this announcement.

Closing Statement

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the District Department of Transportation.

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