Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) PROGRAM ANALYST in Jefferson City, Missouri

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This National Guard position is for a GS-0343-09 PROGRAM ANALYST, Position Description Number T51150000 in SPMD 162C and is part of the MO United States Property and Fiscal Office.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Title 5 Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.

WHO MAY APPLY: Open to Public.

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  • Conducts studies of work processes and procedures.
  • Identifies problems, reviews production standards, and makes tentative recommendations for problem resolution
  • Independently evaluates the effectiveness of substantive unit programs and processes in meeting their established goals and objectives.
  • Analyzes evaluation results on both a quantitative and qualitative basis to provide concise and objective information to identify accountability strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops recommendations to correct deficiencies or suggest program or process improvements for the organization
  • Plans and designs procedures to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Reviews reports and studies to ensure that user requirements are met and appropriate rules and regulations are utilized.
  • Evaluates unit and organizational effectiveness. Develops and administers a system of reviews, management controls, evaluations, and checklists designed to ensure conformance with law and regulations.
  • Plans, coordinates, and carries out the successive steps in fact-finding and analysis of issues necessary to complete each phase of assigned projects.
  • Using standardized and locally developed evaluation programs and processes, management principles, organizational theory, and techniques of analysis and evaluation, plans and accomplishes scheduled evaluations.
  • Analytical methods contained in applicable regulations and guidelines are not always applicable to specific work; Incumbent adapts methods to meet needs of the specific situation.
  • Assists in the development of directives and the design, development, documentation, and implementation of various reporting systems.
  • Develops processes, management, administrative, and technical evaluation plans for implementation by supervisors/managers. Notes deficiencies, identifies necessary resources, and recommends corrective action.
  • Reviews workload requirements to ascertain areas where procedures can be combined, distributed, or simplified to increase productivity, efficiency, or effectiveness
  • Utilize centralized planning and de.centralized execution of mission objectives.
  • Recommends internal reporting and status tracking procedures to ensure adequate control in terms of deadlines, progress reports, and follow-up reports.
  • Manages the evaluation program to ensure required actions are tracked and completed.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


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0343 Management And Program Analysis

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  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:Mustpossess experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other responsible work which demonstrates analytical ability and a practical and theoretical knowledge of the functions, processes and principles of management; and experience using computer and automation systems.

GS-09 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must possess 1 year of specialized experience which has equipped you with the particular tasks to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that demonstrate your ability to serve as the analyst and consultant for the management and administration of programs within a directorate; serve as coordination point for all program requirements; and provide guidance concerning management principles, organizational theory and techniques of analysis. The specialized experience must also indicate experience in conducting studies of work processes and procedures; identify problems, review production standards, and make tentative recommendations for problem resolution.


A high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (

Veterans' Preference: A copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

Veterans Information:Veterans' preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation may be:

  1. A copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
  2. A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
  3. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.

NOTE:Prior to appointment, an agency will require the service member to provide a copy of the DD-214.

If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference."

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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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.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Category Rating:Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:

a. Highly-Qualified: The numeric value rating normally ranges from 90-100 points. This higher numeric value group is applied for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate numeric ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis and crediting plan. To be Highly-Qualified, the candidates are considered, by the Human Resources Specialist (Staffing), as highly proficient and fully competent to effectively perform all the job requirements and can successfully perform in the position almost immediately, or with a minimum amount of training and/or orientation.

b. Well-Qualified: The numeric value group normally ranges from 80-89 points. This next lower numeric value group is used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in most, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require some training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

c. Qualified: The numeric value group normally ranges from 70-79 points. This lowest group is for those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates will require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Not Applicable

  • Required Documents


Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Resume or any other written format Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.

Helpful Hints for Applying:

  • Ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

  • Be specific and include details about the experience and duties performed that relates to the position you are applying for.

  1. If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable.

  2. If you have been or currently are a Federal Civil Service employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, Form SF-50. If you have never been a Federal Civil Service employee, this is not a requirement. This is also not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified".

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.

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



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.

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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

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

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Agency contact information
Natalie Soto Cortes

(573) 638-9500 X39811



MO United States Property and Fiscal Office 7001 Range Road Jefferson City, MO US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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Fair & Transparent

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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.

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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 and hiring process 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: 03/09/2018 to 04/02/2018

Salary: $50,598 to $65,778 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 9

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent