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Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Scott AFB, Illinois


This position is part of the Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command. The incumbent will serve as a Financial Management Specialist.


As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST at the GS-0501-13 some of your typical work assignments may include: Serves as the senior analyst and advisor for USTRANSCOM's requirements governance processes, developing command policies, procedures, roles and responsibilities for the consolidation, review and approval of USTRANSCOM requirements. Responsible for providing guidance related to documentation and evaluation of requirements across the Enterprise. Serves as the Secretariat for the Command's requirements review processes, establishing and documenting the battle rhythm, rules of engagement, roles and responsibilities, while communicating with all levels within the USTRANSCOM Enterprise from action officers to senior leaders. Conducts special studies requested by the Branch Chief or higher echelons to provide guidance, direction or action on established policies, procedures, regulations, or directives. Prepares and delivers oral presentations such as briefings, training sessions, consultations, and strategy sessions with other staff service functions and activities to secure cooperation, resolve controversial issues, and convey information on a variety of complex topics.


Conditions of Employment


You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service: Researching, interpreting, and applying financial regulatory policies, procedures, standards, and principles to provide advice on programmatic and financial related matters and for use in requirement evaluation and resource decisions Developing procedures and policies for requirement and resource analysis to support management's business decisions Providing technical guidance to resolve controversial issues, advocating proposals and recommendations, and reporting on progress in resolving critical issues Analyzing guidance to develop or redesign procedures to ensure necessary requirement and financial information is in the most accurate and defensible manner possible; 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.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional Information

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:

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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. Selective Service Requirement: Please visit for more information. For more information, please visit Other Notes:

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Selectee or incumbent must be able to obtain the appropriate certification level for their position. This is a Financial Management Level 2 Certified position. IAW Public Law 112-81 and DoD Policy the incumbent shall comply with the requirements of DoD FM Certification program within the allotted timeframe. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).