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Accountant (Regional Accountant)

  • ... Stockton, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 140713 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 04, 2024       Expires on: Mar 20, 2024

Accountant (Regional Accountant)   

JOB TITLE:

Accountant (Regional Accountant)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Stockton Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Summary

Corrections professionals who foster a humane and secure environment and ensure public safety by preparing individuals for successful reentry into our communities.


Our highly-skilled, diverse, and innovative workforce creates a strong foundation of safety and security.
Through the principles of humanity and normalcy, we develop good neighbors.


This job is open to
The public

U.
S.
Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
S.


Clarification from the agency

  • THIS IS A DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO ALL U.
    S.
    CITIZENS.
    • Duty Location: Western Regional Office, Stockton, CA • NOTE: A 25% RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE WILL BE PAID TO SELECTEE(S) WHO MEETS THE CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT BONUSES.
Duties

Serves as facilitator and interpreter of bureau policies and procedures applicable to the accounting operations of field installations located within the Region.


Has oversight responsibilities for the accounting operations of field installations and the Regional office.


Monitors the accuracy and completeness of accounting data entered into the automated Financial Management Information System (FMIS) by the field installations.


Analyzes, interprets, and consolidates accounting data from the region's facilities in order to determine trends, and prepare forecasts.


Prepares reports covering the status of accounting operations, identifying problem areas, and recommending effective solutions to resolve issues.


Prepares detailed analysis of fiscal year funding for current and future fiscal years.


Serves as liaison between the Finance Branch, Central Office, Washington, D.
C.
, and accounting personnel located at the various field installations within the region.


Analyzes, interprets, and consolidates accounting data from the region’s facilities in order to determine trends, prepare forecasts, and as a result, suggest management actions or alternatives that can be taken.


Requirements
Conditions of Employment
U.
S.
Citizenship is Required.

See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

Selective Service Requirement: http://www.
sss.
gov

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).
The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.
If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria.
You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.


The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.
If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria.
You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.


Qualifications

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:

Basic Requirements:
A.
Degree:
Accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting.


The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.
(The term “accounting” means “accounting and/or auditing” in this standard.
Similarly, “accountant” should be interpreted, generally, as “accountant and/or auditor.
”)

OR

B.
Combination of education and experience:
At least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge.


The applicant’s background must also include one of the following:

1) Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality.
This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
2) Certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; OR
3) Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.
g.
, 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.
g.
, valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant’s education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.


AND

In addition to meeting the above Basic Requirements, applicant must have the following:

Education:
GS-11:
Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.
D.
degree OR Ph.
D.
or equivalent doctoral degree.


GS-12:
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.


OR

Experience:
GS-11 and GS-12:
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service.
To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.


Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
GS-11:
Experience in monitoring the accuracy and completeness of accounting data entered into the automated Financial Management Information (FMIS).

Experience in monitoring and verifying the accuracy of the proof checks, SF-224, draft systems, general ledger, and other on-line systems.

Experience in thorough knowledge of accounting principles, theories, concepts and practices, Federal fund, property, payroll, grantee and cost accounting.


GS-12:
Experience in preparing reports covering the status of accounting operations, identifying problem areas, and recommending effective solutions to resolve issues.

Experience in providing training and serving as a liaison between the Finance Branch, Central Office, Washington, D.
C.
and accounting personnel.

Experience in analyzing, interpreting, and consolidating accounting data from the region’s facilities in order to determine trends, preparing forecasts, and suggesting management actions or alternative that can be taken.


OR

GS-11 Only: A combination of education and experience.
This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.


If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.
To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.


**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.
**

Education

See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.


ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement.
Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable).
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education.


Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.
S.
Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.


If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.
e.
basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.


Additional information

This position IS included in the bargaining unit.


Special Conditions of Employment Section:
For non-law enforcement positions, the Fair Chance Act prohibits specific inquiries concerning an applicant’s criminal or credit background unless the hiring agency has made a conditional offer of employment to the applicant.
An applicant may submit a complaint, or any other information, to the agency within 30 calendar days of the date of alleged non-compliance by contacting the EEO Office in the Central Office at BOP-PRD-EEOOffice-S@bop.
gov.


Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment and panel interview, urinalysis, physical, and background investigation.


All applicants are subject to, and must satisfactorily pass all screening requirements in relation to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit check.


Additional selections may be made if vacancies occur within the life of the certificate.


Current Federal Law Enforcement Employees:
A prerequisite of the secondary law enforcement position is the completion of the mandatory courses in "Introduction to Correctional Techniques Phase I and Phase II".
If you have not completed the mandatory courses in "Introduction to Correctional Techniques Phase I and Phase II", you are ineligible for secondary law enforcement position(s) and coverage but may still be considered for a non-law enforcement position.


If you are not a current Bureau of Prisons employee, you must submit training records demonstrating you have completed the mandatory courses in "Introduction to Correctional Techniques Phase I and Phase II" to your hiring Human Resource office prior to appointment.


Individuals selected who are under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) or Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and who have not had three years "primary" law enforcement retirement coverage, will not be covered by law enforcement retirement while in this position.
To regain coverage, individuals must return to a position with "primary" coverage.


NOTE: A 25% RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE WILL BE PAID TO SELECTEE(S) WHO MEETS THE CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT BONUSES.


As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.
To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


Benefits
How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.


Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures.
Based upon your self-reported responses to the assessment questions during the application process, your application will be placed into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.
Applications will be reviewed from the top quality category.
Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement.
If you are found qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to the responses you provided on the online assessment questionnaire.


NOTE: Candidates within the top quality category and who are eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.


If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your resume.
Although veterans preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated", veterans preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.


In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest qualified category as defined by category rating procedures.


Experience that would not normally be part of the Federal employee's position is creditable when documented by satisfactory evidence (e.
g.
, a memorandum from the manager, Human Resource Manager, SF-52, etc.
)

What Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are Required for this Position?

The following Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) are required:

GS-11 and GS-12:
Ability to communicate in writing.

Ability to meet and deal with people.

Ability to interpret and apply financial policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Ability to apply accounting concepts, theories, and practice to derive solutions.

Knowledge of principles, theories, techniques, and methodology of accounting.


You may preview questions for this vacancy.


Required Documents

Veterans' Preference Documentation: Veterans MUST provide a DD-214 demonstrating that they have been discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions (i.
e.
, the individual must have received either an honorable or general discharge).

If you are on active duty and expect to be discharged or released from active duty service within 120 days, you may submit a Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty from the appropriate Branch Personnel Office containing the following information: (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; (2) and the character of service (must be an honorable or general discharge); and (3) any qualifying service/campaign/expeditionary medals.

SF-15: If you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the parent of a disabled or deceased veteran, submit a completed Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference"; all other required documentation identified on the SF-15, in addition to the veteran's DD-214 described above.
A Department of Veterans Affairs letter must contain: the Veteran’s Name and Combined Service-Connected Evaluation.

Failure to submit all required documents at the time of application will result in the loss of claimed preference eligibility.

Resume: showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).

In order to receive credit for experience contained in a resume, your employment history must be documented in month/year format (MM/YYYY), reflecting starting date and ending date and include the number of hours worked per week.
Failure to follow this format may result in disqualification.

College transcript: which includes the School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable).
(Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day).

SF-50: for proof of prior LEO coverage, if applicable.


Failure to provide these documents could possibly result in removal from consideration for this vacancy.
If uploading documentation, do not identify/save your documents utilizing a special character such as %, #, @, etc.
Documentation should be identified/saved as VA Letter, DD214, or Transcripts.


We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, delays in mail service, applicant application errors, etc.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education.


Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


How to Apply

You must apply through the online application system at www.
USAJOBS.
gov.
Follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions and submit all required documents.


NOTE: Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application.
This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under the Required Documents section.
Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions.
Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.


Claiming Veterans Preference? If yes, you MUST claim preference on-line during the application process and upload documentation to support preference claimed.
Failure to claim Veterans Preference or provide supporting documentation may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration during the assessment process.


Required supporting documentation must be electronically uploaded or transferred from USAJOBS (uploaded).


All required supporting documentation MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by 11:59 p.
m.
, Eastern Standard Time, on the closing date of the vacancy announcement.


Supporting documentation for announcements with an application limitation MUST be uploaded the same day you apply, as these positions may close earlier than stated in the announcement.


Paper applications: If applying online is impossible, please contact the Consolidated Staffing Unit at the telephone number listed below, prior to the closing date of the announcement for the alternate application procedure.


Contact for Assistance in Applying On-Line:
DOJ, Federal Bureau of Prisons
Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
E-Mail: BOP-HRM-HRSC-ConsolidatedStaffingUnit-S@bop.
gov
Phone: 972-352-4200

Agency contact information
CSU
Phone

972-352-4200

Email

BOP-HRM-HRSC-ConsolidatedStaffingUnit-S@bop.
gov

Address

JUSTICE, BUREAU OF PRISONS
Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
United States

Next steps

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the application process has been completed.


Applicants will be notified via e-mail, to the e-mail address registered in USAJOBS.
The referral certificate or list of eligibles will then be issued to the selecting official for further consideration.


The Human Resource Office may then contact you for an interview if they wish.
We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.


Applicants referred on a certificate of eligibles may receive an Inquiry of Availability (OF-5 Form)via e-mail, mail or a telephone inquiry from the local Human Resource Department.
Applicants MUST complete the OF-5 form and return it to the Human Resource Management Office or contact the Human Resource Department telephonically or via e-mail.


Applicants MUST also telephone the Human Resource Department during normal business hours to schedule an interview.
Failure to either return the form or contact the Human Resource Department will result in a loss of consideration for the position.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 04, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

140713 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707366895-7a2aa0ace8187cac48c01cca26f7239a

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Stockton

Job Origin:

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Summary

Corrections professionals who foster a humane and secure environment and ensure public safety by preparing individuals for successful reentry into our communities.

Our highly-skilled, diverse, and innovative workforce creates a strong foundation of safety and security. Through the principles of humanity and normalcy, we develop good neighbors.

This job is open to
The public

U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

  • THIS IS A DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS. • Duty Location: Western Regional Office, Stockton, CA • NOTE: A 25% RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE WILL BE PAID TO SELECTEE(S) WHO MEETS THE CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT BONUSES.
Duties

Serves as facilitator and interpreter of bureau policies and procedures applicable to the accounting operations of field installations located within the Region.

Has oversight responsibilities for the accounting operations of field installations and the Regional office.

Monitors the accuracy and completeness of accounting data entered into the automated Financial Management Information System (FMIS) by the field installations.

Analyzes, interprets, and consolidates accounting data from the region's facilities in order to determine trends, and prepare forecasts.

Prepares reports covering the status of accounting operations, identifying problem areas, and recommending effective solutions to resolve issues.

Prepares detailed analysis of fiscal year funding for current and future fiscal years.

Serves as liaison between the Finance Branch, Central Office, Washington, D.C., and accounting personnel located at the various field installations within the region.

Analyzes, interprets, and consolidates accounting data from the region’s facilities in order to determine trends, prepare forecasts, and as a result, suggest management actions or alternatives that can be taken.

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is Required.
See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
Selective Service Requirement: http://www.sss.gov

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.

Qualifications

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:

Basic Requirements:
A. Degree: Accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting.

The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term “accounting” means “accounting and/or auditing” in this standard. Similarly, “accountant” should be interpreted, generally, as “accountant and/or auditor.”)

OR

B. Combination of education and experience: At least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge.

The applicant’s background must also include one of the following:

1) Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
2) Certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; OR
3) Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant’s education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

AND

In addition to meeting the above Basic Requirements, applicant must have the following:

Education:
GS-11:
Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

GS-12:
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.

OR

Experience:
GS-11 and GS-12:
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
GS-11:
Experience in monitoring the accuracy and completeness of accounting data entered into the automated Financial Management Information (FMIS).
Experience in monitoring and verifying the accuracy of the proof checks, SF-224, draft systems, general ledger, and other on-line systems.
Experience in thorough knowledge of accounting principles, theories, concepts and practices, Federal fund, property, payroll, grantee and cost accounting.

GS-12:
Experience in preparing reports covering the status of accounting operations, identifying problem areas, and recommending effective solutions to resolve issues.
Experience in providing training and serving as a liaison between the Finance Branch, Central Office, Washington, D.C. and accounting personnel.
Experience in analyzing, interpreting, and consolidating accounting data from the region’s facilities in order to determine trends, preparing forecasts, and suggesting management actions or alternative that can be taken.

OR

GS-11 Only: A combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.

**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

Education

See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.

ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.

If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.

Additional information

This position IS included in the bargaining unit.

Special Conditions of Employment Section:
For non-law enforcement positions, the Fair Chance Act prohibits specific inquiries concerning an applicant’s criminal or credit background unless the hiring agency has made a conditional offer of employment to the applicant. An applicant may submit a complaint, or any other information, to the agency within 30 calendar days of the date of alleged non-compliance by contacting the EEO Office in the Central Office at BOP-PRD-EEOOffice-S@bop.gov.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment and panel interview, urinalysis, physical, and background investigation.

All applicants are subject to, and must satisfactorily pass all screening requirements in relation to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit check.

Additional selections may be made if vacancies occur within the life of the certificate.

Current Federal Law Enforcement Employees:
A prerequisite of the secondary law enforcement position is the completion of the mandatory courses in "Introduction to Correctional Techniques Phase I and Phase II". If you have not completed the mandatory courses in "Introduction to Correctional Techniques Phase I and Phase II", you are ineligible for secondary law enforcement position(s) and coverage but may still be considered for a non-law enforcement position.

If you are not a current Bureau of Prisons employee, you must submit training records demonstrating you have completed the mandatory courses in "Introduction to Correctional Techniques Phase I and Phase II" to your hiring Human Resource office prior to appointment.

Individuals selected who are under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) or Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and who have not had three years "primary" law enforcement retirement coverage, will not be covered by law enforcement retirement while in this position. To regain coverage, individuals must return to a position with "primary" coverage.

NOTE: A 25% RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE WILL BE PAID TO SELECTEE(S) WHO MEETS THE CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT BONUSES.

As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.

Benefits
How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Based upon your self-reported responses to the assessment questions during the application process, your application will be placed into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Applications will be reviewed from the top quality category. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement. If you are found qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to the responses you provided on the online assessment questionnaire.

NOTE: Candidates within the top quality category and who are eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your resume. Although veterans preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated", veterans preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.

In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest qualified category as defined by category rating procedures.

Experience that would not normally be part of the Federal employee's position is creditable when documented by satisfactory evidence (e.g., a memorandum from the manager, Human Resource Manager, SF-52, etc.)

What Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are Required for this Position?

The following Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) are required:

GS-11 and GS-12:
Ability to communicate in writing.
Ability to meet and deal with people.
Ability to interpret and apply financial policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Ability to apply accounting concepts, theories, and practice to derive solutions.
Knowledge of principles, theories, techniques, and methodology of accounting.

You may preview questions for this vacancy.

Required Documents

Veterans' Preference Documentation: Veterans MUST provide a DD-214 demonstrating that they have been discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions (i.e., the individual must have received either an honorable or general discharge).
If you are on active duty and expect to be discharged or released from active duty service within 120 days, you may submit a Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty from the appropriate Branch Personnel Office containing the following information: (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; (2) and the character of service (must be an honorable or general discharge); and (3) any qualifying service/campaign/expeditionary medals.
SF-15: If you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the parent of a disabled or deceased veteran, submit a completed Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference"; all other required documentation identified on the SF-15, in addition to the veteran's DD-214 described above. A Department of Veterans Affairs letter must contain: the Veteran’s Name and Combined Service-Connected Evaluation.
Failure to submit all required documents at the time of application will result in the loss of claimed preference eligibility.
Resume: showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).
In order to receive credit for experience contained in a resume, your employment history must be documented in month/year format (MM/YYYY), reflecting starting date and ending date and include the number of hours worked per week. Failure to follow this format may result in disqualification.
College transcript: which includes the School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day).
SF-50: for proof of prior LEO coverage, if applicable.

Failure to provide these documents could possibly result in removal from consideration for this vacancy. If uploading documentation, do not identify/save your documents utilizing a special character such as %, #, @, etc. Documentation should be identified/saved as VA Letter, DD214, or Transcripts.

We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, delays in mail service, applicant application errors, etc.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

You must apply through the online application system at www.USAJOBS.gov. Follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions and submit all required documents.

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under the Required Documents section. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.

Claiming Veterans Preference? If yes, you MUST claim preference on-line during the application process and upload documentation to support preference claimed. Failure to claim Veterans Preference or provide supporting documentation may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration during the assessment process.

Required supporting documentation must be electronically uploaded or transferred from USAJOBS (uploaded).

All required supporting documentation MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Supporting documentation for announcements with an application limitation MUST be uploaded the same day you apply, as these positions may close earlier than stated in the announcement.

Paper applications: If applying online is impossible, please contact the Consolidated Staffing Unit at the telephone number listed below, prior to the closing date of the announcement for the alternate application procedure.

Contact for Assistance in Applying On-Line:
DOJ, Federal Bureau of Prisons
Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
E-Mail: BOP-HRM-HRSC-ConsolidatedStaffingUnit-S@bop.gov
Phone: 972-352-4200

Agency contact information
CSU
Phone

972-352-4200

Email

BOP-HRM-HRSC-ConsolidatedStaffingUnit-S@bop.gov

Address

JUSTICE, BUREAU OF PRISONS
Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
United States

Next steps

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the application process has been completed.

Applicants will be notified via e-mail, to the e-mail address registered in USAJOBS. The referral certificate or list of eligibles will then be issued to the selecting official for further consideration.

The Human Resource Office may then contact you for an interview if they wish. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

Applicants referred on a certificate of eligibles may receive an Inquiry of Availability (OF-5 Form)via e-mail, mail or a telephone inquiry from the local Human Resource Department. Applicants MUST complete the OF-5 form and return it to the Human Resource Management Office or contact the Human Resource Department telephonically or via e-mail.

Applicants MUST also telephone the Human Resource Department during normal business hours to schedule an interview. Failure to either return the form or contact the Human Resource Department will result in a loss of consideration for the position.

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