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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-15

Agency:Environmental Protection Agency

Job Announcement Number:LV-R9-MP-2013-0024


$134,647.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, August 06, 2013 to Monday, August 19, 2013




Full-time - Temporary Promotion not-to-exceed 2 years




1 vacancy - San Francisco, CA, USView Map


Current permanent EPA employees of Region 9 with competitive status and CTAP eligibles.


Earth Day is every day at EPA! Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career-we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.  We consistently rank as one of the top Federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities.  See more about us here:  http://www.epa.gov.

This position is located in Region 9, Management & Technical Services Division, Immediate Office in San Francisco, CA.  
For more information on this office, visit their website:  

The selectee may have to take up to 23 furlough hours (unpaid time) by September 30, 2013, including the designated furlough day August 30, 2013.  The number of furlough hours the selectee has to take will be proportional to the selectee's start date.



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Serves as an Assistant Director for sustainability program and provides regional leadership to management in the effort to create a business case in addressing sustainability issues.  Integrates sustainability into core processes and decision-making to support principles and the long term plan. Fosters partnerships with various external stakeholders the research community, citizens, international organizations, underrepresented communities etc and develops relationships with internal senior management. Provides leadership role in forging effective multi-program operating relationships in implementing high profile program issues of regional or national significance. Responsible for complex regulatory matters and sensitive policy issues, providing authoritative interpretation and advice, Develops and executes plans for innovative programs and conducts assessment of success. Plans, manages, and coordinates complex multi-faceted projects in alignment with the Agency's vision to reduce carbon footprints, continuously strives for space efficiency, and oversee space utilization needs and leads regional efforts to reconfigure space.


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You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-15 level, your resume must reflect at least one year of full time experience at the GS-14 grade level defined as experience providing leadership to an organizational program ensuring priorities and goals are met an experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships or team work within an organization.

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:

Knowledge of EPA organizations and programs. Knowledge of the national sustainability program in order to solve complex environmental and management issues. Ability to communicate orally. Skill in project management. Ability to measure the success of a program. Ability to communicate in writing. Ability to manage/lead large projects. Knowledge of Region 9 organizations and programs.

If you are selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form prior to your first day of employment and annually thereafter.  

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.


We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications Section. If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the on-line assessment. Your responses to the on-line assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position and an applicable score assigned.

We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. We will evaluate your qualifications and eligibility and notify you if you meet minimum qualification requirements.

NOTE:  We do not require a separate statement responding to the competencies, also referred to as Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs).  However, your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.

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Benefits will not change for current permanent EPA employees.


Are you a Displaced Federal Employee?  If so, please read the Required Documents and visit the EPA website for additional information http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm.

This information is used to determine your qualifications for employment.  The use of this information is authorized under Title 5 USC, Sections 3302 and 3361.

This position is not in the bargaining unit. 

If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA.  Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.

 If you are selected, you will serve in a temporary promotion or detail.  If this position is at a higher grade than your current grade, the assignment will be a temporary promotion.  If you are already at the same grade as this position, your assignment will be a detail.  While on the detail, your salary will not change.

A temporary promotion will be processed for a period not to exceed 2 years.  It may be extended up to 4 years without further competition.   If you are detailed, the detail will be not to exceed 120 days, and may be extended in 120 day increments.

You may be returned at any time to the position from which you were temporarily promoted or detailed, or to a different position of equivalent position and pay.


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You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position.

To begin the application process, click the Apply On-line button to the right on this screen, follow the prompts to log-in/register, submit all required documents, and complete the assessment questionnaire.   To be considered, you must submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date of this announcement.

All required supporting documents will be collected electronically via the USA Jobs document portfolio feature.

If you cannot apply on-line, you must contact the Human Resources Office listed to the right for assistance no later than three business days prior to the closing date of this announcement.  You must provide complete application materials by the closing date of this announcement.

For detailed instructions to assist you in ensuring your application package is received, go to
http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm .


Documents to be submitted on-line:

--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties Section and Qualifications Required Section.  In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific.  We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.  
--Responses to the on-line assessment questionnaire
--Current EPA Employees:  You are encouraged to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50).  If you fail to provide an SF-50, we will access your Federal employment records in e-OPF to verify your eligibility to be considered. If your eligibility for consideration cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible.

If you want to know more about submitting documentation to our office, visit EPA's web site: http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm


Jennifer Jeffries
Phone: 702-798-2401
Fax: 702-798-2416
Email: TeamVegas@epa.gov
Agency Information:
Environmental Protection Agency
US Environmental Protection Agency
Human Resources Management Division
4220 S. Maryland Parkway, Building A, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
Fax: 702-798-2416


You can track the progress of your application package via your USAJobs account.  You will receive an acknowledgement from USAJobs that your submission was successful, once we have received your on-line occupational questionnaire, resume and any supporting documentation.  You will be
notified of the status of your application via your USAJobs Account after we conduct a qualification review of your complete application package.  You will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required.  Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempt to conceal information may disqualify you for employment consideration.  We may verify all information you provide in your resume and questionnaire responses, through reference and/or background check, and/or verification of your education.  If you are selected, you will be contacted personally by the human resources office posting this announcement.

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Agency Information:

Environmental Protection Agency
US Environmental Protection Agency
Human Resources Management Division
4220 S. Maryland Parkway, Building A, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
Fax: 702-798-2416

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Jennifer Jeffries
Phone: 702-798-2401
Fax: 702-798-2416
Email: TeamVegas@epa.gov

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