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Program Analyst
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Program Analyst
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
As a Program Analyst, you will be primarily responsible for analysis, management, and communication for Transportation Audits' unique and complex funds.
**Location of position:**
Office of Travel, Relocation and Transportation Services
Washington, DC
The Office of Travel, Relocation and Transportation Services is responsible for a wide variety of analysis pertaining to the agency's Transportation Audits program, its complex and unique operating funds, and providing expert guidance in resolving complex problems regarding collections, commission payments, and claims.
GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.
You will have access to many benefits including:
* Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
* Life insurance coverage with several options
* Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
* Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
* Flexible work schedules and telework
* Transit and child care subsidies
* Flexible spending accounts
* Long-term care insurance
* Training and development
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.
Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.
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### Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:
* Advising senior executives of recurring problems with transportation audits payments, collections, and claims and recommends tactics for resolution. Supports the Transportation Audits division in answering complex carrier inquiries concerning claims and commission-based payments.
* Monitoring and analyzing the accounts receivable and commissions payable operations for the Transportation Audits Division, including the collection of overcharges, and other debts against Transportation Service Providers and the deposit of refunds and collections. Provides technical information to senior executives concerning transportation audits status of funds.
* Developing and implementing data entry for commission-based payments and funding levels into the Transportation Audits Receivable/Payable System (TARPS) and is responsible for the quality, quantity and timeliness of the final work product. Provides analysis and verification of TARPS error listings.
* Preparing and conducting briefings for higher level management to explain specific analysis and provide action plans for implementation.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Occasional travel maybe required.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
* #### Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
#### Similar jobs
* Analysts, Management
* Analysts, Program
* Management Analysts
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* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* US Citizens and National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
* Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
* Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
* Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
* Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive,** if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee**
* Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
* Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
* Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
### Qualifications
For each job on your resume, provide:
* the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
* number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.
For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.
The GS-13 salary range starts at $96,970 per year.
If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.
To qualify, you must have one year of experience in the federal sector equivalent to the GS-12. Specialized experience is performing analysis of the collection of overcharges, and commissions payable, and claims management for a complex nationwide Transportation audits program; and also demonstrates working knowledge of revolving funds, indefinite appropriation funds, and receipt funds.
### Education
### Additional information
Bargaining Unit status: NFFE
Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.
Travel expenses associated with interviews maybeapproved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.
On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:
* Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government
* Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee
* Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.
All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application. Here's how it will work:
You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:
* Knowledge of Transportation Audits management programs, including organizational structure, program objectives and goals.
* Knowledge of Transportation Audits' complex and unique operating funds.
* Knowledge of Transportation Audits Receivable/Payable System (TARPS).
* Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods to examine and interpret facts and assumptions, persuade management officials to adopt proposals and to develop constructive recommendations for strategic changes in work processes, procedures, and policies.
* Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified [
* We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume. If your resume doesn't support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.
* Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.
**If you are claiming veterans' preference:**
1. Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
2. If you are claiming 10-point preference or derived preference (a spouse, widow or widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: **(a)** completed SF-15 form; and **(b)** proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).
**If you are active duty military**- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).
**If you are**ICTAP/CTAP** eligible** - **submit a, b, and c**: **(a)** proof of eligibility including agency notice; **(b)** SF-50, and **(c)** most recent performance appraisal.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Review our benefits
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
You must submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the Announcement. Errors or omissions may result in your not being considered for this vacancy. You can modify/complete your application any time before the vacancy date/time deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application. For more detailed instructions on how to apply, read the Apply for a GSA Job on the GSA website.
To begin, click the **Apply Online** button on the vacancy announcement.
* Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.
* Once you have clicked **Apply for this position now**, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.
* Click the **Apply To This Vacancy**and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete. **If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this vacancy.**
* **Note:**Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTSsection of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): **Upload** (from your computer); **USAJOBS** (click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer process) or **FAX** (read the "Fax instructions" provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).
** Need Assistance?** If you cannot complete any part of the application process listed above, contact the Human Resources Office/representative listed on the announcement prior to the announcement deadline for instructions on how to proceed. Be sure to receive prior HR approval to deviate from these instructions so that your application will be considered.
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### Agency contact information
### Gregory Davis
##### Phone
##### Fax
##### Email
##### Address
GSA, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration
Washington Area Operations Center
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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### Next steps
After the closing date/deadline:
1. **ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS:** Applicant eligibility and qualifications are reviewed.
2. **REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT:** Eligible/Qualified applicants are referred to management for review and possible interview.
3. **SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER:** If a selection is made, a Tentative Offer is extended to the selectee and suitability and/or security background investigation is conducted.
4. **FINAL JOB OFFER:** A final job offer is made (typically within 40 days after the closing date/deadline for applications).
5. **FINAL COMMUNICATION TO APPLICANTS:** Once the position is filled, we will notify all applicants of their final status. You may check your status by logging into USAJOBS. Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.
**Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!**
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 05/31/2018 to 06/14/2018
*Salary:* $96,970 to $126,062 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 13
*Work schedule:* Full-time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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