Supervisory Policy Analyst

Position Details

Organization: Department of Energy Location: Washington DC
Type: Job Timeframe: Summer Compensation: Paid Internship Link
Application Deadline: May 25, 2016
Description

A successful candidate in this position will serve as an expert policy advisor and recognized technical authority to the Deputy Director for State, Local and Tribal Cooperation. The candidate will conduct policy and analysis work on the inter-relationship between Federal, state, local and tribal governments as well as other regional authorities of vital importance to the development of national energy policies. The candidate will lead a team and make authoritative technical judgments on concepts, proposals, initiation of new projects, and staff work to support overallmission of the office. The candidate will conduct broad coordination within the Department of Energy, with other Federal agencies, state and local governments, and other key stakeholders.

As a Supervisory Policy Analyst, you will:

  • Serve as an expert policy advisor and recognized technical authority to the Deputy Director for State, Local and Tribal Cooperation. Conduct integrated analysis on the inter-relationships between Federal, state, local and tribal governments and other regional authorities of vital importance to the development of national energy policy.
  • Exercise supervisory responsibilities; advise and provide counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management; develop, modify, and/or interpret performance standards.
  • Provide timely identification of new and important crosscutting issues and designs appropriate strategies and analyses to facilitate timely, informed decisions by policy making officials within and outside DOE.
  • Consult with DOE policy and program staff and management officials, other Federal agencies, the White House, the Congress, state and local government representatives, foreign governments, Local, State and tribal organizations and associations, and private sector organizations on matters affecting integrated policies related to the inter-relationship between national energy goals and those of state, local and tribal governments.
Application Requirements

Key Requirements

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

Public, non-profit, and private sector relationship building with energy stakeholders.

Analysis and engagement related to the Quadrennial Energy Review

Implementation of energy program policies, priorities, and goals established by the Administration and congress.

Evaluation of near and long­ term impacts of existing or new energy policies.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

Expert ability to direct, coordinate, facilitate and align integrated policies related to the inter-relationship between national energy goals and those of state, local and tribal governments.

Expert ability to coordinate and supervise the efforts of staff members to ensure the timely accomplishment of projects and complex assignments.

Expert ability to manage individual work efforts and participates in the analytic work of others to enable an integrated assessment of programs, policies, or legislative initiatives affecting assigned areas.

Ability to develop, review, and integrate technical reports, research, testimony, and other correspondence for these individuals and entities to support mission objectives.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

EDUCATION:

This position does not have an education requirement. Education cannot be substituted for experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Security Clearance

Q - Sensitive