Budget Technician

Department Of The Air Force Fort Richardson , AK 99505

Posted 3 months ago

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This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-05 Target GS-09).

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  • The primary purpose of this position is to perform clerical and technical work in direct support of budget analysis and administration

  • Independently performs a variety of complex budgetary, administrative, and statistical functions to support budget formulation for an organization and its components. Responsible for overseeing the budget activities of subordinate offices and coordinates the timely submission of budget estimates by line program managers and staff officials in these offices.

  • Independently performs tasks involving budget execution by compiling resource data from various financial management reports. Responsible for overseeing budget activities of subordinate offices including tracking funds distribution, reconciling commitments/obligations, and reallocating organizational funds.

  • Performs technical tasks in support of the financial analysis process. Conducts informal studies of financial management related procedures and processes (e.g., accuracy of shop rates, AF Form 9s, purchase requests, etc.).

  • Provides quality customer service and establishes good working relationships with all employees and co-workers. Provides information about budget procedures to local program managers and accounting personnel.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


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    0561 Budget Clerical And Assistance

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required

  • Employee must maintain current certifications

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments



GS-05: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as: performing procedures associated with recording, reporting, processing, and keeping track of budgetary transactions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).


I have 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree.


GS-06: One year of specialized experience equivalent at the GS-05 grade level. Specialized experience must include broad knowledge and skill in the application of procedures, methods, and techniques which support the analysis and administration of the budget.


I have one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.

GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent at the GS-06 grade level. Specialized experience must include broad knowledge of agency procedures and processes covering a wide range of budgetary transactions involving two or more appropriations with different guidelines or a comparable mix of appropriated funds and/or revolving fund accounts to process and extract budgetary data from a variety of forms, documents, and reports.


I have one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.

GS-08: One year of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes in depth practical knowledge and understanding of commonly used budgetary and logistics financial management processes; ability to work accurately with figures.

GS-09: One year specialized experience equivalent at the GS-08 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of the application of procedures, methods, and techniques which support the analysis and administration of the budget. Knowledge of a wide variety of budgetary methods, practices, policies, procedures, regulations, and precedents; and a wide range of sources, types, and methods of funding.

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Knowledge of laws, principles, policies, and practices of systems acquisition and program management.
2.Knowledge of business, industrial management, contracting procedures, technical concepts, and production practices to evaluate contractor proposals and activities.
3.Knowledge of the missions, roles, functions, organizational structures, and operation which govern interface with and/or influence the systems acquisition process and integrated life cycle management.
4.Ability to plan, organize, and manage critical aspects of research, development, production, and support of subsystems or equipment, and integrate, analyze, and manage a variety of acquisition functions and personnel in support of the process.
5.Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.

This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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Budget Technician

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