Program Analyst

United States Department of the Interior/Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  • Location
    Multiple locations, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    May 03

Position description

The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For information about our bureau go to:




1. Coordinates OPAA efforts to ensure that the bureau's governance program (which includes internal policies and procedures, as well as interagency agreements) is consistent, accurate, and accessible. This includes facilitating annual reviews; coordinating effectively with key stakeholders; and developing and advancing tools that strengthen the program.
2.Leads efforts to develop and provide documented guidance on important, highly visible initiatives requiring extensive coordination across BSEE.
3. Reviews and analyzes highly technical, complex and sensitive program and policy documents and determines the corresponding impacts of these documents on the Department's and Bureau's programs and policies.
4. Works as a primary policy and program analyst conducting analyses of high visibility issues for the Bureau. These issues are often a high priority for senior leadership. In this role the incumbent develops and recommends program initiatives for implementation by BSEE.
5. Conducts complex and difficult special studies for the office or Director. Studies typically involve diverse and complicated management issues requiring extensive analyses and recommendations which directly impact BSEE policies, procedures, and work processes, and potentially impact Departmental policies.

6. Chairs or participates in working groups of multi-disciplinary professionals to provide management and policy analyses of programs processes and organizational issues and special policy projects.

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify for this position you must meet the specialized experience for the series to which you are applying.

Specialized Experience
To qualify for the GS-14, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience is defined as demonstrated experience:
(1) providing advice and guidance on program or policy issues that involve significant areas of uncertainty or involve multiple stakeholders with differing viewpoints;
(2) facilitating resolution of complex program or policy issues in order to advance implementation of organizational objectives;
(3) facilitating teams of interdisciplinary and geographically diverse colleagues to develop written policies, procedures, and/or agreements that guide program implementation
(4) drafting documents that communicate technical and/or sensitive internal policies or procedures in a clear and concise manner. Must meet all.



$116,393.00 to $172,075.00 (depending on location)


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