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Cost Analyst (Government Wide)

Company: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Location: Rockville
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, Division of Rulemaking, Environmental and Financial Support, Regulatory Analysis and Rulemaking Support Branch. The supervisor is Cindy Bladey This position is Bargaining Unit with the National treasury Employees Union, Chapter 208. This position is not subject to Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements. This position is not subject to security ownership restriction reporting requirements. Responsibilities The successful candidate will perform a full range of duties in preparing a variety of economic analyses including independent government cost estimates, alternative analyses, cost-benefit analyses and business case analyses. This position plans, coordinates, conducts, and participates in projects for development of regulations, policies, requirements, and guidance of the civilian use of radioactive materials. The candidate performs technical and economic evaluations that evaluates the need for proposed regulatory actions, examines alternatives for achieving the regulatory objective, quantifies the projected benefits and costs of each alternative, and justifies the recommended solution. 1) Identifies, collects, and analyzes relevant data for use in determining the potential impacts of proposed regulatory changes on nuclear safety, security, and the environment. 2) Performs model development, database management, data normalization, uncertainty analysis, sensitivity analysis, and discounted cash flow analysis 3) Models the impacts of proposed regulatory changes to civilian nuclear production and utilization facilities, nuclear waste disposal sites, and the use of radioactive materials integrating statistical analysis, modeling and simulation, cost databases, and expert opinion. 4) Participates in technical working groups with NRC staff from all offices in determining viable regulatory alternatives 5) Prepares regulatory analyses that document the impact assessments and provide the bases for the recommended alternative to achieve the regulatory objective Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship Required This is a Drug Testing position. Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires. To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the NRC will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. The NRC will request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position. Qualifications In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: GG-13: 1.Ability to learn and apply legislation, economic policy, and technical guidance in preparing regulatory analyses, costing methods, and cost/benefit studies. (EXAMPLE: Describe specific education, training and assignments which demonstrate your ability to learn and apply the principles, concepts, policies, and practices involved in preparing cost analyses, uncertainty analyses, and technical reports on rules or other regulatory documents. Provide specific examples where you have applied cost/benefit experience and knowledge to a specific activity and describe your level of responsibility for their application.) 2.Analytical ability sufficient to plan, organize and perform a variety of program and project management functions and activities involving competing priorities and deadlines. (Example: Describe the types, scope and complexity of activities and programs you have managed or supported. Describe your role in planning, organizing and performing multi-disciplinary activities or programs, including developing milestones and monitoring work in progress. Provide examples of experience initiating, developing or recommending new or changed practices and procedures to improve the level of service, program effectiveness, or efficiency of your organization or program. Provide specific examples that demonstrate your ability to produce high-quality work and complete projects within prescribed time frames while balancing competing work priorities and deadlines.) 3.Demonstrated ability to establish effective work relationships with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the parent organization, to achieve cooperation and consensus among parties with different views, goals and objectives and engaged in joint or parallel efforts. (Example: Describe the various types and levels of individuals you routinely interact with and for what purposes. Discuss how you develop and maintain effective working relationships with these individuals. Describe your accomplishments in identifying internal and external policies that impact the work of an organization and developing and implementing successful approaches to resolve sensitive or adversarial situations/issues. Provide specific examples of situations which required you to use tact, diplomacy, negotiation, conflict resolution, and/or mediation skills to achieve consensus and build coalitions.) 4.Ability to communicate information, ideas and advice in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing, to internal and external stakeholders of Federal agency, corporation, or other large organization. (Example: Describe work experience, training or other activities that demonstrate your ability to communicate ideas and advice in a clear, concise and logical manner. Describe examples of oral and/or written assignments that reflect your ability to provide analysis, advice, and guidance to management and staff at all levels. Describe any oral and/or written presentations you have given, including their purpose, intended audience, and size of audience. Describe analyses of technical or policy documents that you have prepared or assisted in the preparing.) GG-14: 1. Ability to apply legislation, policy, and technical guidance in preparing regulatory analyses, backfit analyses, and cost/benefit studies. (EXAMPLE: Describe specific situations where you applied the principles, concepts, policies, and practices involved in preparing cost analyses, uncertainty analyses, and technical reports on rules or other regulatory documents. Provide specific examples where you have applied cost/benefit experience and knowledge to a specific activity and describe your level of responsibility for their application.) 2.Analytical ability sufficient to plan, organize and perform a variety of program and project management functions and activities involving competing priorities and deadlines. (Example: Describe the types, scope and complexity of activities and programs you have managed or supported. Describe your role in planning, organizing and performing multi-disciplinary activities or programs, including developing milestones and monitoring work in progress. Provide examples of experience initiating, developing or recommending new or changed practices and procedures to improve the level of service, program effectiveness, or efficiency of your organization or program. Provide specific examples that demonstrate your ability to produce high-quality work and complete projects within prescribed time frames while balancing competing work priorities and deadlines.) 3.Demonstrated ability to establish effective work relationships with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the parent organization, to achieve cooperation and consensus among parties with different views, goals and objectives and engaged in joint or parallel efforts. (Example: Describe the various types and levels of individuals you routinely interact with and for what purposes. Discuss how you develop and maintain effective working relationships with these individuals. Describe your accomplishments in identifying internal and external policies that impact the work of an organization and developing and implementing successful approaches to resolve sensitive or adversarial situations/issues. Provide specific examples of situations which required you to use tact, diplomacy, negotiation, conflict resolution, and/or mediation skills to achieve consensus and build coalitions.) 4. Ability to communicate information, ideas and advice in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing, to internal and external stakeholders of Federal agency, corporation, or other large organization. (Example: Describe work experience, training or other activities that demonstrate your ability to communicate ideas and advice in a clear, concise and logical manner. Describe examples of oral and/or written assignments that reflect your ability to provide analysis, advice, and guidance to management and staff at all levels. Describe any oral and/or written presentations you have given, including their purpose, intended audience, and size of audience. Describe analyses of technical or policy documents that you have prepared or assisted in the preparing.) SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as demonstrated experience in economics, accounting, and/or finance that can be applied to the public health and safety, security, and environmental impacts of nuclear power plants, fuel cycle facilities, or other civilian uses of radioactive materials, such as nuclear medicine programs at hospitals and academic activities at educational and research institutions. . Education Formal education at the university level comparable to that obtained from under-graduate level training (i.e., Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, economics, accounting, or finance) and experience with the electric utility industry, its regulations, economic marketing, financial, and operational matters Additional Information The duty location of this position is Rockville, MD. In general, employees are expected to be in the office 4days per pay period. Telework schedules are approved, on a case-by-case basis. If selected, telework will be determined in accordance with Agency policy and the Collective Bargaining Agreement, if applicable.Based on the staffing needs of the agency/area of consideration, additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement.

Keywords: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville , Cost Analyst (Government Wide), Professions , Rockville, Maryland

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