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Job opening: Budget Technician (OA)

Salary: $51 157 - 66 505 per year
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is with USAJFK SPECIAL WARFARE CENTER & SCHOOL, FT Liberty NC. USASOC, "The 2022 Best Places to Work rankings, led by the Partnership for Public Service, showed USASOC ranked as the #1 best place to work in all Army subcomponents. The ranking is based on views from employees who have voluntarily submitted feedback by taking the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. We lead in effective leadership, work-life balance, and matching employees skills with the mission."


The work of this position involves recording, reporting, processing and keeping track of budgetary transactions which facilitate thebudget process and directly support budget analysis and administrative work. Organizes budget data according to appropriation account, object class, and line-item code. Reviews estimates to assure that amounts requested are within established. Research, compiles, verify, and summarizes data involving salaries, expenses, and object class and line-item information. Gather, organize and analyze information for inquiries and resolves problems under the GTC system. Process customer TDY orders and monitor other departmental funds using dbCAS (databased Commitment Accounting System) and STANFINS (Standard Finance System). Develops direct fund citations using automated travel program. Serves as the main POC and technical expert for Battalion Defense Travel System (DTS). Independently performs tasks involving budget execution by compiling resource data from various financial management reports. Tracks funds distribution, reconciling commitments/obligations and reallocating organizational funds as directed. Monitors costs and prepares reports projecting use of available resources. Adjusts a wide variety of funds such as appropriated and industrial accounts to reflect effects of budgetary transactions (e.g., obligations, expenditures, transfers and reimbursements).


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • The employee may be required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Travel away from the normal duty station (TDY) is at least 10%.
  • Position requires the skills of a Qualified Typist. Incumbent must be able to type 40 WPM.
  • The employee may be required to work overtime on an emergency basis.
  • This Level 1 Financial Management certification requirement is a condition of employment for this position. Failure to obtain this certification within the required time may subject the incumbent to adverse action.
  • A one-year probation period may be required.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesDefense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473People with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized experience: One year of specialized experience in1) Formulating budget summaries and reports using statistical data; 2) Utilizing automated financial accounting systems to input and process data such as Defense Travel System (DTS)/ Government Travel Card (GTC); 3) Reviewing budgetary data to provide support for budget formulation. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: ClericalDecision SupportFinancial Management SystemsFundamentals & Operations of Budget Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06).


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  • Email: [email protected]


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