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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Budget Analyst in a developmental capacity, performing assignments designed to further develop applicable analytical and evaluative skills and techniques.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-07: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-05 or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include Knowledge of basic principles, concepts, and practices used in budgeting.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-09: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07 or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, precedents, policies, and other AF, MAJCOM, and installation guides which apply to assigned budget accounts (e.g., organizational components, programs, services, object classes, and/or line items) to perform and advise on budget administration tasks and to identify and refer those reprogramming actions which require prior approval to officials at higher echelons.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-05 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral at the GS-07, or at least 52 weeks at the GS- 07 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral at the GS-09.
TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: GS-07 1. Knowledge of basic principles, concepts, and practices used in Budgeting.
2. Skill in applying basic principles, concepts, and practices of the occupation sufficient to perform entry-level assignments in Budget.
3. Skill in communicating factual and procedural information clearly, orally and in writing.
4. Ability to analyze problems to identify signification factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions.
5. Ability to plan and organize work, and consult effectively with co-workers.
GS-09 1.Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes to formulate, justify, and execute assigned budget in support of the mission, structure, goals, work processes, and programs of assigned activities/organizations.
2. Knowledge of automated data processing software programs and capabilities used to accomplish budget/funding tasks.
4. Skill in preparing written forms, schedules, and reports related to the obligation and expenditures of funds.
5. Ability to make oral presentations on the budget, and conduct budget-related training to a variety of audiences.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.