U.S. Marshals Service Appropriations Liaison Officer in Arlington, Virginia
Financial Services Division, Arlington, VA
The selectee of this position serves as a Appropriations Liaison Officer. You will be responsible for conducting recurring and special assignments related to financial management, budgetary matters, and legislation affecting the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) and assists in representing the USMS in such matters.
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As a Appropriations Liaison Officer at the GS-0501-15 level, some of your typical work assignments may include:
- Serves as the technical authority and senior advisor in planning, directing, and coordinating all congressional liaison activities related to the appropriation legislation.
- Conducts studies and analyses to address specific management issues.
- Establishes and maintains rapport with officials of other Federal agencies in order to exchange key information and further the interests of the organization.
- Serves as subject matter expert to provide advice and assistance to senior management.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0501 Financial Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Must pass a pre-employment security investigation and drug screening.
This position is a Testing Designated Position and is subject to random drug testing.
May be required to successfully complete a trial/probationary period.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security clearance.
GS-15 TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-14 grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-15 grade level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).
You may qualify at the GS-0501-15 level, if you fulfill the following qualification:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to 1) experience performing the appropriations liaison function for the agency by performing activities necessary to meet the technical requirements of the agency's appropriation and authorization legislation; 2) briefing management or policy officials on all relevant matters concerning the program authorization process; 3) making significant recommendations and identifying operating policies and procedures to be developed or revised for modification concurrence or non-concurrence; 4) reviewing and preparing substantive analyses of proposed legislation; and 5) experience analyzing the potential effects of budgetary actions on program viability and attainment of program objectives.
Experience refers to 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
Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.
Applications will not be accepted if submitted using Government franked envelopes.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.
Males born after 12-31-59must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
Career Transition Assistance Programs:These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAPor ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or* ICTAP* eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employeeguides/careertransition.asp
Recruitment incentive may be authorized
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:
- Oral Communication
- Organizational Awareness
- Problem Solving
Background checks and security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Drug test required
- Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes: 1. Your résuméshowing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. 2. Other supporting documents:
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service)
- Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
- Noncompetitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
Career Transition Assistance Program(CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program(ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
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.
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How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date to receive consideration.
- To begin, click Apply Onlineto access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account.
- You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application.
- You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement.
- To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Statuslink and then select the More Informationlink for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. 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 https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=AlternateApplicationInformation
Click the following link to preview the application https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10372896
Agency contact information
US MARSHALS SERVICE FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION ARLINGTON, VA 22202 US
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated. You will receive another notification about the status of your application. We expect to make a job offer within 120 days after the closing date of this announcement.
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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.
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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.
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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 www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523578800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 02/11/2019 to 02/22/2019
Pay scale & grade: GS 15
Salary: $134,789 to $164,200 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time