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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs


Program Analyst, GS-0343-14


Announcement Number:
JP-13-108
Application Deadline:
12/10/2012
Job Location:
Washington, Dist of Columbia
Open Date:
11/19/2012
Salary Range:
105211.0
136771.0
Location Notes:
Pay Schedule:
Annual
Who May Apply:
US Citizens
Time Limit:
Permanent - No time limit
Promotion Potential:
14
Number of Vacancies:
1
Work Schedule:
Full Time




Agency Marketing Statement:

  • Are you interested in working for a cutting edge agency with a mission to improve public safety, and the fair administration of justice? If so, the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking a high performing individual to serve as a Program Analyst. For more than 20 years, OJP has effectively provided leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems, increasing knowledge about crime and related issues, and assisting crime victims. OJP continues to be the premier resource for the nation's criminal and juvenile justice communites. OJP's role is to work in partnership with the justice community to identify challenges confronting the justice system and to provide state-of-the-art information, training, funding and innovative approaches and strategies for addressing those challenges.

Notes:

  • This position is located in the Policy Office of the Bureau of Justice Assistance. This Senior Policy Advisor for Justice Systems will oversee the planning, implementation, and enhancement of BJA's Justice Reinvestment Initiative as well as other critical corrections programs for BJA, with a related role of learning from these processes to enhance the capacity of practitioners, legislators and the judiciary to assess corrections population and cost drivers and to reengineer justice systems that are fair, in which decisions are risk-based, are effective in producing outcomes such as reduced recidivism, and are cost effective. This Senior Policy Advisor will translate these lessons to benefit the field and BJA wide. Projects will include the oversight of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative as well as BJA's Smart Probation program, and others.


    This vacancy is open to both U.S. Citizens and Status applicants. This announcement is being used to consider internal Merit Promotion and external candidates. You will be considered under all categories for which you are eligible.

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies that may occur within 90 days of the closing date. If you have previous Federal civilian employment, you must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing your tenure and position occupied and the most recent Performance Appraisal (dated within the last 18 months or a separate statement explaining why you are unable to submit your appraisal.

    You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
    You must be suitable for Federal employment; as determined by a background investigation.
    Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for, or exempt from, the Selective Service. See www.sss.gov.
    This appointment requires completion of a one-year probationary period.

    Since this is an on-line application process, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/OJP/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualifications form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted. Applicants made on line must be received must be received by the closing date of this announcement. You can obtain this form by contacting Avue Digital Service at (800) 407-0147. This form must receive in the Human Resources Office by the closing date of the announcement. The Human Resources Office must receive all other information requested in the vacancy announcement by the closing date of the announcement.

    Applicants submitting proof documents can electronically attach them to the employment application in the AVUE system. These documents can also be emailed to OJPApplicants@usdoj.gov.

    Supporting Documentation: A copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action; showing 'Tenure' and 'Position Occupied' (if applying under Merit Promotion); to receive consideration as a veteran, you must attach a DD-214 showing the type of discharge you received; to receive consideration as a disabled person you must submit a letter from the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation in the state in which you live, certifying your disability. You must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action showing your tenure and position occupied and the most recent Performance Appraisal (dated within the last 18 months or a separate statement explaining why you are unable to submit your appraisal.
    ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR AVUE APPLICATION OR EMAILED TO OJPApplicants@usdoj.gov FOR CONSIDERATION FOR VACANCY.




Duties:

  • Manages and/or directs quality improvement programs. Performs work related to monitoring quality programs, plans, procedures, and methodologies; and/or analyzing quality initiatives and processes.
  • Performs work related to developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders in various levels of government, private industry, and/or academic institutions to communicate and disseminate information about program mission and activities.
  • Evaluates work processes and makes recommendations for effective organizational changes. Conducts fact-finding and investigations into effective and efficient ways of managing an organization's work functions. Reviews internal processes and procedures, making recommendations for improvements to promote efficiency, effectiveness, and cost savings.
  • Directs, manages, and evaluates programs to provide recommendations for effective organizational changes in light of factors such as the use of fund options related to organizational changes. Prepares documents pertaining to positions and organizational structures.


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