Joint Activities Lead Program Analyst in United States

Job Overview

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit

This position is located on Yongsan Garrison in Seoul. Yongsan is the headquarters for U.S. Forces Korea, 8th U.S. Army, and Installation Management Command-Korea. Seoul is a vibrant capital city of over 10 million people with museums, traditional markets, and modern shopping districts. For more information about Yongsan Garrison and living in Seoul visit

However, the position is scheduled to be relocated to USAG Humphreys, Korea during your tour as a result of the Yongsan Relocation Plan. Relocation costs will be paid in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations for employees directed to relocate to the Pyeongtaek area.

USAG Humphreys is located in Pyeongtaek City in the Republic of Korea, about an hour and a half south of Seoul and 40 minutes south of Osan Air Base. The Camp Humphreys Exchange, Commissary, Food Court and Restaurants offer typical American amenities. Housing is available in Pyongtaek City as well as in the area surrounding Osan Air Base. Camp Humphreys offers new state-of-the-art DODDS Elementary, Middle and High School facilities, as well as newer a Child Development Center and Super Gym.

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.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
  • Develop, coordinate, present and defend issues for the Joint Headquarters (UNC / USFK) five-year Program Objective Memorandum (POM) to include warfighting shortfalls and priorities to all Services and Direct Reporting Units (DRUs) throughout Korea peninsula wide.
  • Responsible for accomplishing reviews and analysis of related programming issues; provides recommendations on command programming actions, assesses service supportability and revises command issues or programs if appropriate.
  • Reviews, analyzes and assesses command resource actions for project feasibility, planning, programming, thoroughness and milestones; provides inputs and supports development of objectives, resource requirements, and overall program plans; analyzes established and proposed operating programs.
  • Serves as Team Leader to the Plans and Programs Branch ensuring that the organization's strategic plan, mission and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the team's strategies, goals, objectives, and work plans.
Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) authorized
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Federal Employees, Veterans, Military Spouses

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service (can be obtained in the public or private sector), which includes experience analyzing and monitoring budget execution trends, developing execution reports, and researching a variety of budget issues.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Command Function Program
  • Leadership
  • Program Objective Memorandum Development
  • Program Plans and Evaluation

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-13).

Other Requirements: Click herefor expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Position considered Emergency Essential
  • Pre Employment physical required
  • Travel required 20%
Security Clearance


Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


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Other Information
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
  • U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
  • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
  • On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.
  • In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.
  • Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.
  • Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval)
  • Selectees recruited outside the U.S. will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire.
  • Overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250.
  • For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 51 position
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • The initial tour of duty for Area II is 36 months

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-10 to 2017-07-24

Salary: $88,136 to $114,578 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 14

Series: 0343 Management And Program Analysis

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: FEFD178642234721

Control number: 473662600