Program Analyst

Washington, DC, United States 🇺🇸

Brief Description of Duties:
This position is located in the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), Natural Resources Administration (NRA). The position is classified as a program analyst. The incumbent reports directly to the Deputy Director of NRA, who has responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the administration, which includes the Water Quality, Watershed Protection, Inspection and Enforcement, Fisheries and Wildlife, and Regulatory Review divisions. As a program analyst, the selected candidate is exposed to a wide range of responsibilities, including providing analytical, technical, editorial and project management support for the Deputy Director.
Specifically the incumbent has responsibility for leading, planning, initiating, coordinating and conducting a variety of complex special activities and projects that span one or more environmental disciplines that impact the NRA and DOEE. The work includes finding solutions to administrative, financial and technical difficulties. Special projects include but no limited to developing regulations and policies, finding solutions to challenging policy and procedural matters, and synthesizing responses on local and federal matters. The selected individual manages the financial resources of the administration and provides analysis of existing funds for current and future planned activities. Additionally, the incumbent develops and implements a system for obtaining data and other information required by the department, reviews and edits for final release major technical documents, especially those that cross various divisions.  Lastly, on behalf of the administration participate in meetings, taskforces and workgroups both internally and externally.
DOEE seeks a candidate with strong analytical and evaluative skills for assessing program development, improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency and troubleshooting. The candidate should be a problem solver with the ability to bring together groups with differing opinions.  Expert knowledge of grant and budget development and management as well as advanced experience using Microsoft Office, and financial spread sheets are essential. The candidate should also have strong writing, editorial, and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work in a fast pace, quick turnaround environment.  Knowledge of District Government environmental programs preferred.  Government financial and administrative processes, such as PASS and SOARs are required. The candidate should have 10 years of professional experience in a range of areas and capacities that positions the individual to take on a broad range of responsibilities.
Collective Bargaining Unit:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. 
Duration of Appointment:
Career Service Term appointment not to Exceed 13 months.
Number of Vacancies:
One (1)
High degree of skill in applying and adapting analytical methods and techniques. Knowledge and skill used to plan, schedule, and conduct projects and studies to evaluate, identify, and resolve issues and problems.
Must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 12 level that demonstrates knowledge of the specialized subject area of the position. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position and has equipped the individual with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled office.