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Duties

  • Duties described below are at the full-performance level. Duties assigned at a lower grade level will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity; duties will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee.
  • Perform a wide variety of administrative and analytical duties connected with the formulation, justification, presentation, execution and review of budgets for an assigned programmatic or functional area of an organization.
  • Identify and analyze emerging budgetary issues, synthesizes complex materials, and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • Provide oversight of budgeting activities to ensure appropriate and efficient use of approved funding in compliance with appropriations law to prevent excess obligations and expenditures, waste, fraud, and abuse of financial transactions.
  • Prepare special statistical summaries including numerical tables and graphs used by senior management for periodic and ad hoc budget reviews and decisions.
  • Provide guidance to subprograms in setting and implementing budgetary goals. Monitor the expenditure of funds and inform management officials of trends toward over- or under-obligation of funds. Analyze allotments and other funding requests.
  • Review, analyze, and interpret existing and proposed legislation, appropriation language, executive orders, circulars and bulletins to carry out the assigned budget functions.
  • Develop budgetary analyses and special presentation materials for assigned program/functional accounts which may include detailed comparisons, trends that identify areas of specific increases/decreases, and short- and long-range budget projections.
  • Serve as a liaison between assigned program/functional office and the Business Office and Agency Chief Financial Officer.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Current Federal employees must meet qualifications, time in grade, and 90 days after competitive appointment requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
  • Financial Disclosure, Drug Testing, and/or the Travel Requirements for this position may differ and be required based on the duty location/NASA Center requirements.
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation or higher-level clearance. Investigation/Clearance may differ and be required based on the duties/location-NASA Center requirements.
  • The location will be determined upon selection but must be at one of the locations indicated within the announcement.

Qualifications

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

To qualify for GS-14, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level:

  • Preparing budget briefings for presentation to support the dissemination of current program data;
  • Providing recommendations on ways to maximize and improve the utilization of funds that directly impact strategic program objectives or missions;
  • Supporting budget operations within NASA's Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process such as planning, formulation, execution, control, or reviewing appropriated accounts within an organization.

To qualify for GS-15, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level:

  • Directing the analysis of current and future organizational funding posture in order to develop and/or adjust end-of-year spending plans and obligations;
  • Presenting program budget briefings to management/leadership officials, in order to disseminate up-to-date program data;
  • Leading major budget operations within NASA's Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process such as planning, formulation, execution, control, and reviewing appropriated accounts within an organization.

Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Additional selections may be made for similar positions across NASA within the local commuting area(s) of the location(s) identified in this announcement_. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) within NASA. CTAP/ICTAP will be cleared for any additional selection from this announcement._

If you are a current federal employee, you must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible for this position. To be eligible, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in a position no more than 1 grade lower than the advertised position. (Please submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. If your eligibility for both merit promotion and/or time-in-grade cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible).
Note: Time-in-grade requirements also apply to applicants who have held a non-temporary, competitive service GS position in the past year.

If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:
- Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The questionnaire asks you to identify your ICTAP/CTAP eligibility.
- Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. Candidates rated in the 'Best Qualified' category are considered well-qualified. Please see 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for more information.
- Submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP as indicated in 'Required Documents'

For additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, click here - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/#ictap.

Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility (Term Appointments | NASA) under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.

Depending on position assignment, position may or may not be in a bargaining unit. To learn more about bargaining units at NASA please click here NASA Unions (Bargaining Units) | NASA.

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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.

You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements listed in this vacancy announcement. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.

You will be assessed on the following competencies:

  • Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Policy Management
  • Program/Project Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication

NASA considers paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Under NASA's quality grouping process, applicants will be assessed on the position competencies and placed in one of three groups identified and defined below:

  • Best Qualified Group - Applicants who demonstrate a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
  • Highly Qualified Group - Applicants who demonstrate a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
  • Qualified Group - Applicants who demonstrate the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Candidates eligible for ICTAP/CTAP, reemployment priority or priority consideration will be referred before other candidates, as necessary. If no such candidates apply or are eligible to be referred, the following candidates will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration:

  • Best Qualified merit promotion candidates. Highly Qualified merit promotion candidates may also be referred, if additional candidates are needed.
  • Qualified candidates eligible for consideration under Schedule A or VRA in accordance with veterans' preference rules, as applicable.
  • Qualified candidates that are eligible for special hiring authorities or non-competitive hiring authorities.
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United States, Huntsville, Alabama
Posted 6d ago
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