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* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
These positions are being filled under the Direct-Hire for Financial Management Experts in the Department of Defense Workforce. The Secretary of Defense for the Defense Agencies, and the Secretaries of the Military Departments have the authority to appoint qualified candidates to financial management, accounting, auditing, actuarial, cost estimation, operational research, business, and business administration positions in the competitive service at GS-15 and below (or equivalent pay grades).
The PALACE Acquire Program offers you a permanent position upon completion of your formal training plan. As a Palace Acquire Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. The program offers a 3-year formal training plan with yearly salary increases. Promotions and salary increases are based upon your successful performance and supervisory approval. This is your opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with the United States Air Force.
**NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants under this authority. Please do not contact this office for status. If you are selected for this position, you will be contacted.**
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### Responsibilities
Performs a variety of tasks to support budget formulation involving review and preparation of annual funding for one or more future budget years for stable organizations, activities, and/or accounts. As directed, reviews organizational historical data and/or matches funding requests or projected costs of selected line items with past records. Learns and applies methods for determining appropriate appropriation account, object class, and line item code and techniques for reviewing estimates. Gathers, extracts, reviews, verifies, and consolidates a variety of narrative information and statistical data for use by others in the formulation and presentations of budget requests.
Performs basic tasks involving budget execution. Compiles resource data from various financial management reports. Following specific directions of higher grade specialist or supervisor, determines method of financial management to be used to track funds distribution, reconcile commitments/obligations and reallocate organizational fund. Assists in monitoring and reviewing obligations, expenditures, reimbursable orders, requests for allotments, costs, etc. Receives, screens and recommends approval, disapproval or modification of budget execution documents (e.g., requests for personnel action to fill vacancies, and travel orders). Verifies, enters, and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Participates in the preparation of a variety of management reports covering the status of funds, expenses, obligations, and projecting use of available resources. Gathers, extracts, and compiles data for use in recurring and nonrecurring report formats and routinely provides status updates. Participates in year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of provided funds.
Performs a variety of routine taskings in the cost analysis field designed to advance analytical, judgment, procedural and technical skills.** **Assists in extracting and organizing data, and in conducting basic statistical and quantitative analyses of program data to highlight trends, accomplishments, deficiencies and other desired indicators. Assists in the accomplishment of portions of economic studies of operating systems. As directed, compiles financial and operational data from records, historical files, and related reports for use by others in the analysis of problems, issues, and concerns. Reviews data for consistency and accuracy. Performs developmental assignments providing experience with commonly used cost analysis practices, procedures, methods, and tools. Participates with higher level financial management personnel in analyzing financial and economic trends. Provides support in the reporting and writing of findings for use in formal and informal briefings.
Perform a variety of tasks in support of budget and cost analysis studies and projects to develop analytical, judgment, procedural and technical skills. Compiles pertinent factual financial and operational data from records, historical files, and related reports for use by higher level financial management personnel. Reviews data for consistency and relevance to the situation being studied. Performs developmental assignments providing experience in extracting and organizing data, and performing cyclic management review and analysis of program data to highlight trends, accomplishments, deficiencies and other desired indicators. Documents program data in chart and graph form for presentation.
Uses automated financial management databases and systems and their products. Develops experience with and utilizes USAF and other federal government databases and systems. Working with higher graded specialists performs quality checks of database information. Uses available information technology (IT) software programs to produce reports of financial data. Uses IT products to assist others in analyses of financial management information.
Performs special assignments in keeping with the formal training plan.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - To attend mandatory training classes.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
United States Citizens
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* #### Job family (Series)
0560 Budget Analysis
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* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship
* Security Clearance
* Mobility Agreement
* Direct-Hire Authority (DHA)
1. Mobility - you may be required to relocate during or after completion of your training.
2. Successful completion of all training and regulatory requirements as identified in the applicable training plan.
3. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
4. May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties.
**If you are a veteran with preference eligibility,** submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 or other copy showing type of discharge). **If you are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference,** attach an SF-15 (**utilize SF 15 with revision date of Oct 2013)**, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. (Approved VA Letter from the VA that shows percentage of disability, I.E. 10, 20. 30 etc.)
For more specifics on all veterans employment issues such as Veterans preference or special appointing authorities see the Veteran's Guide:
### Qualifications
**Air Force Qualification Standards**
**To qualify for a GS-07:** Completion of 1 full year of graduate level education, or bachelor's degree with Superior academic Achievement as provided in the "General Policies and Instructions" for Qualifications Standards Operating Manual, or 5 academic years of pre-professional study, or 1 year specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-5.
**To qualify for a GS-09: **Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B or J.D., if related.
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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as knowledge and skill in the application of procedures, methods, and techniques which support the analysis and administration of the budget; knowledge of a wide variety of budgetary methods, practices, policies, procedures, regulations and precedents; knowledge of a wide range of sources, types, and methods of funding; knowledge of the accounting systems and related documents used to gather and analyze budgetary information; knowledge of automated management data systems; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to work accurately with figures.
1. Knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies, precedents, methods and techniques of financial management in the areas of budgeting and cost analysis.
2. Knowledge of well established budget formulation practices, procedures, precedents and policies.
3. Knowledge of management theories, principles, concepts and practices including life cycle management.
4. Knowledge of the theories and principles of research inquiry and cost analysis.
5. Ability to research and analyze data and to interpret findings, and the ability to use IT to do so.
6. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
### Education
### Additional information
**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):** For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
**Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)**: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
You can apply for a non-competitive appointment if you meet the basic eligibility requirements and you are eligible for special appointment such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam era and disabled veterans; returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. Please indicate the type of special appointment you are seeking, if any, on your application and follow all other instructions for applying shown in this announcement.
**You must upload/submit all required documents in order to be considered, i.e., Resume, All transcripts (we will accept unofficial), (DD 214, Veterans Award Letter and SF 15 if applicable).**
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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 application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
The following documents are REQUIRED and MUST BE submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Current Resume - For qualifications determination, your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable; however, if selected, official transcripts are required).
Veteran's Preference documentation: DD214, Statement of Service (in lieu of DD 214 if currently active duty), VA letter, SF-15 if claiming 10 point preference, if applicable and Online Application (Questionnaire).
**VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The appointing authorities for Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA), and 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans, as well as all claims of veterans' preference for employment, require proof of active duty service. Proof of creditable active duty is usually demonstrated by submitting a DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, with your application. For active duty members who have not yet received a DD214, the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act (5 U.S.C., Chapter 21, Section 2108a) allows you to furnish a "certification" of your active service. A "certification" is any 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 submitted. Agencies are required to accept, process, and grant tentative veterans' preference to those active duty service members who submit a certification along with their job application materials. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. If you are claiming veterans' preference for employment or are applying for consideration under the VRA, VEOA, or 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans appointment authorities and fail to provide a DD214 or valid "certification" of service with your initial application, you will not be afforded veterans' preference and/or will be found ineligible for consideration. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
To be considered, you must submit all required supporting documentation mentioned in this vacancy announcement, and all vacancy applications submitted electronically or via fax must be submitted and received by 11:59 pm ET on the closing date of this announcement. You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are acceptable.
#### 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.
**The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program**. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Positions filled under General Schedule (GS) at entry level. Early promotion or re-promotions will not be granted. During the three-year training program, there will be annual promotion opportunities based upon meeting time-in-grade requirements, successful performance, and supervisory approval at each grade level. You will be eligible for noncompetitive promotion to the intervening and target grades dependent on satisfactory performance, successful completion of a full year of training at each lower grade level, and supervisory approval.
Selectee may be eligible for student loan repayment program; three year service agreement required.
**reCRUITMENT incentive may OR may not be authorized.**
**Direct Deposit****: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.**
**This position will be filled**on a full-time permanent basis. Upon competing any required probationary period, the position will be permanent.
**This position requires** completion of a two year probationary period.
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 provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire as part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete application package, including supporting documentation, must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this announcement Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Click here for more information on eligibility categories and the documentation requirements. You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
To begin the process, click the **Apply Online** button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the **Submit My Answers** button at the end of the process Online Questionnaire
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following 2028203 to fax your documents: **1-478-757-3144**.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire , and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to **1-478-757-3144**. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
**PLEASE NOTE:**It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.
Human Resources **WILL NOT** modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
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### Agency contact information
### Civilian Force Renewal Branch
##### Phone
##### Email
##### Address
AF Civilian Force Renewal and Development
550 C Street W
JBSA Randolph, TX
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### Next steps
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgment email that your submission was successful.
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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 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:* 01/16/2018 to 05/30/2018
*Salary:* $41,365 to $53,773 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 07
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Full Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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