U.S. Army Corps of Engineers MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST (PROJECT SCHEDULER) in Concord, Massachusetts
Summary About the Position: This Management and Program Analyst is located within the Programs and Projects Management Division, USACE New England District Headquarters in Concord, MA. The Programs and Project Management Division is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the District's project delivery from planning through construction, as well as the operation and maintenance of some projects. Responsibilities As a Management and Program Analyst (Project Scheduler), you will: Coordinate with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District Project Managers and Study Managers to ensure that project schedules and data in the corporate Automated Information Systems (AIS) reflect the current status of each project. Evaluate and manage a full range of program/project functions to ensure organizational goals are achieved through efficiently optimized business operations. Lead the collaborative development of the New England District?s overall plan of action to ensure a uniformity of management processes, data handling, and reporting for district programs. Use Primavera Project Management software (referred to as P2) for all district projects and programs including planning, design, construction and regulatory functions, for a wide variety of programs to include Military, Civil Works, Environmental. Projects may be in any of the following programs: IIS, Military construction, Civil Works Operation and Maintenance, Civil Works General Investigation, Civil Works Construction General, Civil works Continuing Authorities Program, and Environmental. Evaluate various schedules and project data within each of the programs to identify consistent and efficient management processes. Serve as District Leader for initiating projects in the Primavera Project Management software (P2) system. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Qualifications Criteria for GS-12: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that includes meeting THREE OF THE FOLLOWING: 1) Collect, evaluate, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data; 2) Apply analytical and evaluative methods to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of program/project operations; 3) Develop new and/or modified work methods, organizational structures, management processes, and/or administrative procedures; AND/OR 4) Advise other analysts on established research procedures and techniques. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Administration and ManagementAttention to DetailInterpersonal Skills Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two-year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. 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. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.