This position is located within the Department of Commerce
(DOC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Southeast Fisheries
Science Center (SEFSC), Operations, Management, and Information
Division (OMI), Budget and Administrative Branch with one vacancy
located in Miami, FL; Beaufort, NC; Galveston, TX; Panama City, FL;
or Pascagoula, MS.
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As a Supervisory Management and Program Analysis Officer (Chief
of Operations), you will perform the following duties:
Serve as the Budget and Administrative Branch Chief for OMI on
administration and management services, including budget
formulation and execution, property accountability, acquisitions,
grants and travel.
Oversee the contract for Observers and Tech support, custodial, and
admin staffing, serve as a member of the contractor selection
committee, train staff to maintain certification as the contracting
Officer's Representative (COR), and correspond with offices,
agencies, and contract companies and employees serving as the main
Point of Contact on behalf of the Agency and ensuring accurate
paperwork and documentation.
Track the budget, obtain and maintain a Delegated Procurement
Authority (DPA) $150K warrant, and assign task codes for
purchasing, labor, travel, supplies and materials as Budget Officer
ensuring all purchases are properly documented adhering to Florida
Administrative Code (FAC) rules and is audited each year.
Develop information plans for future management operations, design
and conduct comprehensive management studies to identify and
propose solutions and recommendations to management problems,
evaluate the content of new or modified policies, regulations and
procedures for projected impact upon agency programs, resources,
goals, actions, and services, and apply qualitative and
quantitative methods to improve program effectiveness and the
improvement of management processes and systems.
Perform the full range of supervisory duties, including planning
and assigning work, developing performance standards, setting short
and long term priorities, improving quality of work and production,
evaluating work performance, interviewing candidates for
subordinate positions, providing technical oversight, arranging for
training and development, and resolving internal complaints and
Occasional travel - Up to 15% of domestic travel may be
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Budget Officers Officers, Budget Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint
Must be suitable for Federal employment.
Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
Time-in-grade/band must be met by closing date of announcement.
If selected, required to complete OGE Form 450 financial
This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel
System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and
structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay
plan, and pay band.
The ZA-4 is equivalent to the GS-13/14.
A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
This position is not in the bargaining unit.
This position requires a Public Trust Security Clearance.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are
based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal
qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office
of Personnel Management's website located at:
EDUCATION: There is no positive education requirement for this
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of
specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility
to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized
experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the
particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to
successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience
need not have been in the federal government.
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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies; knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify at the ZA-4 or GS-13 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized
experience equivalent to the ZA-3 or GS-12 in the Federal service.
Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
Conducting administration, budget, and management services,
including budget formulation and execution, property
accountability, acquisitions, grants, or travel; Participating in
contract administration and maintaining relationships with
stakeholders; and Providing recommendations to improve the
effectiveness of program and management operations or policies,
regulations, and procedures.