Budget Analyst (Regional Budget Analyst)

Department Of Justice
Full time Full day
Annapolis Junction, MD

  • Duties




Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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Position is located in the Financial Management Department, in a Regional Office, Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Reports to the Assistant Comptroller and receives direction from the Regional Comptroller.

Acts as an interpreter and facilitator of Bureau Policies, as applied to the correctional facilities and operations for the region.

Performs a variety of budgetary programs, policies, and procedures.

Serves at the Budget Manager and directs the annual allocation for operations in the regional office.

Coordinates the budget operations, furnishes guidelines and technical expertise to institutions in the region.

Responsible for review and evaluation of statistical reports submitted by the institutions.

Responsible for monitoring, coordinating, and analyzing budget submissions for various appropriations for institutions in the region including care, administration and maintenance, contract confinement, inmate programs, salaries, B & F, Commissary, etc.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0560 Budget Analysis

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.

  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

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 eligibility, 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: Click Here


To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:


There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at this level.


You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:

  • Experience analyzing the impact of equity formulas, populations, programs, etc., to budget requests and allotments; including periodically redistributing resources as a result of reprogramming of funds and other changes through continuing resolution, etc.

  • Experience in analyzing and revising annual budget estimates in accordance with program and legislative changes.

  • Experience in providing advice, guidance, training, or evaluation for programs in regional field institutions.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.

Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.


See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.

ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.

Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.

If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.

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