Supervisory Program Analyst

Department Of Justice Martinsburg , WV 25405

Posted 4 months ago

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This position is located in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Office of Enforcement Programs and Services, National Tracing Center Division, Firearms Tracing Branch, Washington, DC.

This is a Night-Shift Supervisory Position

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The incumbent supervises a staff of program support employees within and of the three Branches of the National Tracing Center Division (NTC). the purpose of the work is to process firearms traces submitted by law enforcement agencies around the world, maintain associated investigative support program, and analyze data within respective program areas to support criminal investigations and to develop investigative leads.

  • Exercises full supervisory authority (i.e. plans work of subordinates, assigns and evaluates work and work performance, approves leave, etc.) over Program Analysts, Firearms Programs Specialists, and other administrative and technical support personnel assigned within the immediate office of the Branch: coordinates task requirements with COTR and contract staff (from one to more than ten, depending on program) to meet Group and Branch goals.

  • Develops and maintains an effective tracking system to monitor the progress and accomplishments of all Branch activities (i.e. graded assignment/accomplishment log); and, manages and oversees interagency agreements, Branch publications (i.e. ATF 3317.2, 3310.11, etc.

  • Prepares position papers and presents briefings to the Branch Chief, Deputy Division Chief, Division Chief, Division Directors, law enforcement representatives of various Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies, other enforcement-related and professional organizations, and the public.

  • Participates in liaison activities and meetings with and outside the Branch, when so directed (i.e. working with Technology and Licensing to develop a singular methodology to image and index marking variances).

  • Maintains extensive contacts with counterparts and colleagues throughout the law enforcement communities; and, meets and personally briefs representatives of domestic law enforcement agencies (Utilizing full working knowledge of the complexities of ATF disclosure restrictions).

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0343 Management And Program Analysis

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.

  • Suitable for Federal employment determined by background investigation.

  • Must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service. See

  • Time in Grade requirement must be met by the closing date of the vacancy.

  • Must successfully complete a background security investigation.

The time-in-grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement. The qualification requirements listed below must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


To qualify for the GS-13: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-12 federal grade level. Specialized experience for the position is defined as: Extensive coordination responsibilities that involves initiating, planning, organizing, developing, coordinating, evaluating, and implementing operational and policy studies and other projects.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:

  1. this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility,
  2. you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and
  3. you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.

To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria.

You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:


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Supervisory Program Analyst

Department Of Justice