Project Management Planning Specialist
Company: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Posted on: February 10, 2024
- Serve as a project and program coordinator, providing expert
analysis and evaluation of work processes and policies, management
practices and work operations that have a nation-wide
- Provide technical advice and subject matter expertise to
components on global, cross-cutting agency initiatives.
- Represent the interests of senior leadership in meetings and
workgroups, and, as required,
negotiates with peers to accomplish business objectives and to gain
- Gather and analyze data to drive program and project
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this
- You will be subject to a background and suitability
ALL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF
Your resume must include detailed information as it relates to the
responsibilities and specialized experience for this position.
Evidence of copying and pasting directly from the vacancy
announcement without clearly documenting supplemental information
to describe your experience will result in an ineligible rating.
This will prevent you from receiving further consideration.
In order to qualify for the GS-14, you must meet the following: You
must demonstrate in your resume at least one year (52 weeks) of
qualifying specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade
level in the Federal government, obtained in either the private or
public sector, to include: (1) Utilizing project management
principles/skills to complete large-scale projects; (2)
Collaborating with internal and/or external stakeholders on program
operations; AND (3) Preparing a variety of written products (i.e.
presentations, briefings, speeches, etc.) for use by
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes - American Federation of Government
Employees, Local 1923
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure: Not Required
Workplace Flexibility at CMS: This position has a regular and
recurring reporting requirement to the CMS office listed in this
announcement; however, CMS offers flexible working arrangements and
allows employees the opportunity to participate in telework
combined with alternative work schedules at the manager's
discretion. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework
eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.
Supervisory positions must report a minimum 2 times per week and
non-Supervisory positions must report a minimum of 2 times per pay
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced
federal employees with selection priority over other candidates for
competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit the
required documentation and be rated well-qualified for this
vacancy. . A well-qualified applicant is one whose knowledge,
skills and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification
requirements of the position. Additional information about ICTAP
and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources
website at .
A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
The following documents are REQUIRED:
1. Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your
resume must indicate your citizenship and if you are registered for
Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/59. Your
resume must also list your work experience and education (if
applicable) including the start and end dates (mm/yyyy) of each
employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work
in the Federal service, you must include the series and grade level
for the position(s). Your resume will be used to validate your
responses to the assessment tool(s). For resume and application
2. CMS Required Documents (e.g., SF-50, DD-214, SF-15, etc.).
Required documents may be necessary to be considered for this
vacancy announcement. . Failure to provide the required
documentation WILL result in an ineligible rating OR
PLEASE NOTE: A complete application package includes the online
application, resume, and CMS required documents. Please carefully
review the full job announcement to include the "Required
Documents" and "How to Apply" sections. Failure to submit the
online application, resume and CMS required documents, will result
in you not being considered for employment.
Additional Forms REQUIRED Prior to Appointment:
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do
not have in electronic form, view the following link for
information regarding an .
How to Apply
Your complete application package, as described in the "Required
Documents" section, must be received by 11:59 PM ET on 02/12/2024
to receive consideration.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE
CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.
We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume
builder in the creation of resumes. Please ensure EACH work history
includes ALL of the following information:
- Official Position Title (include series and grade if Federal
- Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
- Employer's name and address
- Supervisor name and phone number
- Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to
- Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per
Determining length of general or specialized experience is
dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of
this information WILL result in a finding of ineligible.
- To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You
will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you
do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before
beginning the application.
- Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other
supporting documents to be included with your application package.
You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to
include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded
documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and click to continue with the application
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account (), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome
screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your
application was last updated. For information on what each
Application Status means, visit: .
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part
of the application or hiring process, please send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The decision to grant reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Commissioned Corps Officers (including Commissioned Corps
professionally boarded applicants) who are interested in applying
for this position must send their cover letter and professional
resume (not PHS Curriculum Vitae) to in lieu of applying through
this announcement. The resume should specifically explain how you
are qualified for this position and draw specific attention to your
skills and experiences that demonstrates these qualifications. Also
send any transcripts, licenses or certifications as requested in
this announcement. Please send all documents in 1 PDF file. In the
subject line of your e-mail include only the Job Announcement
Number. In the body of your e-mail include your current rank name
and serial number. Failure to provide this information may impact
your consideration for this position.
Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local
commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement.
By applying, you agree to have your application shared with
interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP
will be applied for similar positions across HHS.
When the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) completes
its selections, the remaining list of qualified candidates may be
shared with other federal agencies. You will have an opportunity to
opt in if you would like your name, application material, and
assessment results shared for consideration of employment with
additional agencies. There is no guarantee of further
consideration, and you can continue to explore other job
Agency contact information
CMS HR Inquiries
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
7500 Security Blvd
Woodlawn, MD 21244
Once your online application is submitted, you will receive a
confirmation notification by email. Your application will be
evaluated to determine your eligibility and qualifications for the
position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive
another email notification regarding the status of your
Within 30 business days of the closing date,02/12/2024, you may
check your status online by logging into your USAJOBS account ().
We will update your status after each key stage in the application
process has been completed.
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