THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This position is located within the Office of the State Surgeon at Camp Mabry, Austin, TX and performs routine budget analysis functions in assigned areas. Work may be performed in any segment of the normal range of budget administration work performed by the organization including budget formulation, budget presentation-enactment, or budget execution.
Texas National Guard Job Opportunities
As a BUDGET ANALYST with the Texas Army National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
Performs moderately difficult and complex assignments consisting of well-precedented tasks to further orient the employee in the application of occupational principles, methods, and techniques.
Executes budget. Continually analyzes and evaluates changes and gaps in program plans and funding.
Performs program analysis of actual expenditures compared to planned utilization of annual budget and/or allotment authority, evaluates fund availability to achieve balance of approved objectives and determines where reprogramming actions may be necessary.
Provides financial advice, interpretation, and guidance on a variety of budget related matters, to include types of funding available, budgetary changes, and year-end closeout procedures.
Prepares budget related reports, written correspondence and other documentation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:
Job family (Series)
0560 Budget Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Appointment Factor(s): This is a Title 5 Excepted Service position.
Area(s) of Consideration: CAT 2 - Currently employed T32/T5 full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Army/Air National Guard or current members of the Texas Army/Air National Guard (In-state)
This is a temporary position not to exceed 31 JANUARY 2018. Selectee may be extended if/when funding becomes available but not to exceed 4 years from appointment date.
This is a Financial Management Level Certified position in accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program and will be required to obtain certification within two years of employment.
Incumbent will be required to complete training in fiscal disciplines; Fiscal Law, Resource Management Information Course (RMIC), Contracting Officer Representative (COR), Automated Fund Control Order System (AFCOS).
This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.
The incumbent must have, at a minimum, a completed National Agency Check (NAC) prior to position assignment.
Direct deposit is mandatory.
To be considered for qualification, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting the following:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
One year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GS-07) in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector preparing and justifying the budget for assigned program areas; providing technical advice to others in a financial subject matter area; interpreting and applying laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to specific financial issues; and utilizing a wide variety of cost estimating/cost analysis/financial analysis techniques to develop and brief recommendations derived from the analysis.
Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of a Budget Analyst (i.e. business or accounting).
Combination of Experience and Education:
A combination of education and specialized experience totaling 100 percent computed by dividing total months of experience by 12, then dividing the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18 and adding the two percentages together.
Only experience/education gained by closing date of this position will be considered.
Preferred Experience, Not Required:
Experience in the following systems is preferred, not required and should be reflected in your resume (if applicable).
General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS)
Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army)
Automated Fund Control Order System (AFCOS)
Standard Finance System (STANFINS)
Funds Control Module (FCM)
If you are using education to meet minimum qualifications for this position, you MUST provide a copy of your transcripts with your application.
Foreign education: Your transcripts must have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in evaluating foreign credentials in order to be acceptable.
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 .
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 prior to the close date of the job announcement. 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 visiting their website.
4. If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference".
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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): Budget Execution, Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation, Financial Management Analysis, and Oral Communication
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume should include the following for related positions held:
Work schedule (ex. Full-time, part-time, intermittent)
Hours worked per week
To and From dates (ex. MM/YYYY - MM/YYYY)
2. Other supporting documents :
If applicable, please submit your most recent SF-50.
If you are claiming veteran's preference , you must provide acceptable documentation of your preference. See Veterans Information found under Additional Information for a list of acceptable documentation.
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.
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