Program Examiner typically serves as a focal point in OMB with responsibilities
for the formulation and execution of the budget in an assigned area.
The Examiner performs policy, program management, and regulatory
analyses; reviews issues identified as needing special attention;
reviews and clears legislative proposals and testimony; reviews
executive orders and other documents developed in OMB. The Examiner
is also frequently asked to provide leadership and assistance outside
his/her own area of expertise.
OMB policy officials on planning and programming for assigned
accounts; anticipates and points out the policy implications and
problems that require attention; suggests the outline, scope,
and schedule of studies and other special projects; presents the
needs of new legislation and changes in legislation; recommends
and helps to arrange joint endeavors with other divisions of OMB
and with the department(s) or agencies assigned.
the formulations and administration of the budget for accounts
assigned. Advises on the formulation of budget and fiscal policy,
and ensures implementation of the policy. Reviews budget submissions;
acts as chair of budget hearings; and presents recommendations
thereon to the Deputy Associate Directors and other members of
the Director's Review. Participates in review of and is primary
advisor on OMB recommendations relative to budget execution and
and evaluates progress made by departments and agencies in implementing
and executing the President's policy. Provides updates, as needed,
to policy officials as to the progress and efficiency of existing
policies and programs in meeting policy objectives.
legislative, economic, management, regulatory, and organization
analyses for assigned program areas. Assists the policy staff
on reorganization proposals, clarifies relationships during the
integration of programs, and other management improvement items.
reviews, and advises on the preparation of formal documents relative
to assigned departments or agencies, such as Budget and State
of the Union messages, special messages, veto messages, and Executive
Orders; reviews and, when required, prepares letters for the President's
or the Director's signature to agency heads.
assigned, works with Congressional Committees or Committee staffs
on budgetary or program matters.