Major duties for the GS-14 at the full performance level:
RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Plans, organizes, and directs all grants initiatives and activities, ensuring that assigned projects and programs are compliant. The incumbent ensures that ODEP complies with legal and regulatory requirements.
- Provides training, technical assistance, oversight, ethics advice, expertise, and consultation to ODEP's CORs, program officials, awardees, review panels, applicants, recipients, and subrecipients as needed.
- Oversees, reviews, analyzes, and evaluates grants/assistance applications, plans, and estimates. Prepares, processes, issues, and tracks grants/assistance awards and compliance with reporting requirements.
- Develops program plans and work statements, issues solicitations, reviews proposals, and provides information to Grant Office in support of entering into grants for developing and identifying model practices and strategies.
- Serves as liaison with external customers, recipients, and awardee community to clarify, interpret, and resolve issues.
- Provides advice to the ODEP leadership on significant issues and problems related to ODEP's grants. Establishes metrics and analysis systems to ensure actions are timely and reviewed at critical points.
- Presents detailed and comprehensive reports with any corrective action taken to ensure complete and quality resolution of discrepancies. Assesses and revises policies, processes, and procedures to find ways to improve the quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must be at least 16 years old.
- Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
- Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level.
- Subject to financial disclosure requirements.
- This position is inside the bargaining unit.
You must meet the "Specialized Experience"
to qualify for Grants Management Specialist, GS-1109-14 as described below.Specialized Experience
is the experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform the duties of the position successfully, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the next lower level, GS-13 in the Federal service.
Specialized experience includes administering, managing and monitoring regulatory and financial compliance of grant awards. Applicants must have performed at least four (4) of the following:
NOTE: IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Education
- Experience applying laws, Federal Regulations, policies and procedures relating to grants administration
- Experience independently planning, designing, and carrying out federal grants administration functions, projects, mandates.
- Experience providing post-award programmatic and financial federal grants administration development oversight, and execution.
- Experience resolving and/or developing new guidelines or processes related to Grants Management.
- Experience interpreting technical, legal, and regulatory requirements and audit decisions.
- Experience serving as an expert analyst and advisor to executive management on the administration of the grant program.
Applicants may not qualify for this position based on education in lieu of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level.Additional informationThis position is inside the bargaining unit. The position will be included in the Local 12, AFGE bargaining unit.
DOL encourages persons who are eligible under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities & 30% or more Disabled Veterans to apply.Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, or have speech disabilities, please dial 711 to access telecommunications relay services.
Multiple vacancies may be filled through this job opportunity announcement.
The mission of the Department of Labor (DOL) is to protect the welfare of workers and job seekers, improve working conditions, expand high-quality employment opportunities, and assure work-related benefits and rights for all workers. As such, the Department is committed to fostering a workplace and workforce that promote equal employment opportunity, reflects the diversity of the people we seek to serve, and models a culture of respect, equity, inclusion, and accessibility where every employee feels heard, supported, and empowered.
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This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).Non-Supervisory Financial Disclosure (if applicable):
This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest(s) and your prospective position with DOL. This information will be required annually.Telework or Telework Positions:
Eligibility is determined by management based on position duties during the recruitment process. Employee participation in telework on a routine or situational basis is determined by management primarily based on business needs. Employees participating in telework are subject to the terms and conditions of the Department of Labor's Telework Program.