Program Analyst

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

The Office of Program Management Operations in EPA's Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) has a position available for a talented self-starter with strong communication skills and an interest in the federal budget process. The incumbent will serve as a program analyst and will provide staff support to the Immediate Office of the Assistant Administrator. This position provides administrative and operations management support and program budgetary information analyses to the Immediate Office of the Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation. More information about the Office of Air and Radiation can be found here


You will acquire in-depth budget implementation experience with exposure to budget formulation, planning, and performance accountability. The incumbent will act as a liaison with OAR programs while performing a variety of budget tasks and adding value to a diverse range of budget implementation deliverables and analyses.

This position has a career ladder to the GS-13. As such, as you progress through your career ladder your responsibilities will grow commensurate with experience. The following list is illustrative regarding the kinds of work this position will entail:

Provides funding/accounting information on grants and contracts.

Monitors and tracks obligations and expenditures of OAR program offices. Reports on budget resource utilization, identifies potential problems, and recommends solutions. Recommends changes in resource allocations and facilitates reprogramming of resources.

Composes letters, memos, and reports, etc. for review and eventual signature. Develops briefing materials for the team leader.

Researches current and historical budget trend issues and provides the Team Leader and Office Director with policy and precedent information and makes recommendations based on analyses.

Reviews all travel documents for correct information before processing. Produces a detailed travel report each month on the Immediate Office travel resource use and analyses relative to funding levels.


Ability to communicate effectively in writing in order to assist in developing analyses including at-a-glance documents and PowerPoint slides to convey information for briefings and meetings

Skill in oral communication in order to explain policy or procedural requirement or share information across headquarters and regional offices.

Ability to work on projects independently as well as a part of a team.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Interest in learning about the federal budget implementation process


GS 7 ($47,016)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

In applying for this position please provide the following:
Your Resume
Your Educational Transcript (unofficial is okay)
Your proof of non-competitive eligibility
A short writing sample (1-2 pages is sufficient)

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