Management Program Analyst

The Department of the Treasury
Published
September 17, 2022
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview

Accepting applications
Open & closing dates
09/08/2022 to 09/21/2022

Salary
$72,340 - $112,721 per year

Pay scale & grade
GS 11 - 12
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Duties

WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENTDIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions

Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Accounts Management- Program & Analysis Staff

The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.

  • Accomplishes various analytical studies and/or projects to resolve substantive problems or improve effectiveness and efficiency of operating line or administrative support programs.
  • Recommends action plans and schedules for project accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
  • Performs operational reviews, prepares thorough program analyses/evaluations, and provides guidelines pertaining to the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives.
  • Conducts analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identifies problem areas and determines how to resolve them. Monitors status and resources to meet goals and objectives and recommends adjustment of work plans and resources for project accomplishment.
  • Prepares feasibility studies, written guidelines/directives, memoranda, and oral and written presentations, and conducts briefings to communicate findings, advice and recommendations, and implementation plans to managers and executives.
  • Recommends decisions for program staffing; develops changes in methods, procedures, and techniques to improve baseline measures; conducts studies of employee/organizational efficiency and productivity; and recommends changes and improvements in organization, staffing, work methods and procedures.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):
PD93041 and PD93042

Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.

  • If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.

Qualifications

Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-11 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: -Preparing evaluations for a segment or phase of a broader project or study. -Using conventional techniques to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, and devise alternatives; -Preparing draft reports and other substantive guidelines and materials; -Recommending alternatives and/or changes in methods, processes, and techniques to improve program and administrative procedures; -Performing operational reviews, program evaluations and guidelines pertaining to the effectiveness of line program operations; -Making recommendations and conduct studies of employee/organizational efficiency and productivity; Experience researching, analyzing and adjusting basic tax accounts using Command Codes in IDRS, and online tools; CIS (Correspondence Imaging System), AMS (Accounts Management Services) or IAT (Integrated Automation Technologies); Experience using Microsoft Office or equivalent software programs (Word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook) to prepare briefings and reports, manipulate spreadsheets and prepare presentations.

OR

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study at an accredited college or university

OR

Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree in a related field of study

OR

LL.M., if related.

OR

COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

GS-12 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Experience with evaluative and analytical methods to identify and measure accomplishments and progress, revise methods and develop new approaches to information gathering; Experience with project management techniques to plan, schedule, and conduct complex projects; Experience with identifying actual or potential problem areas, trends, deficiencies, or other similar factors affecting operations; Experience with budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimates; Experience with oral communication techniques to present findings and negotiate solutions; Experience researching, analyzing and adjusting complex tax accounts using Command Codes in IDRS, and online tools; CIS (Correspondence Imaging System), AMS (Accounts Management Services) or IAT (Integrated Automation Technologies); Experience using Microsoft Office or equivalent software programs (Word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook) to prepare briefings and reports, manipulate spreadsheets and prepare presentations.

AND

MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the GS-05, applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the grade you are applying for.

AND

TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".

For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.

Education

A copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.

Additional information

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
  • The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position.
  • Tour of Duty: Day Shift; Start and stop times between 6:00am and 6:00pm
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • Relocation expenses - No
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