Grants Support Assistant

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Washington D.C.
27,260.00 (non-negotiable)
Mar 21, 2019
Apr 25, 2019
Full Time

Senior Service America, Inc. is recruiting for a Grants Support Assistant position within the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program that provides support to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC.

Assist departmental staff with monitoring and closeout of grants, fellowships and interagency agreements by:
• Contacting project officers to initiate closeout procedures
• Contacting Compass Data Warehouse (CDW) for closeout balances
• Preparing EPA closeout notification emails/letters and transmitting to other agencies
• Scanning and tracking certified mailing of closeout actions
• Maintaining central file system for closeout/monitoring projects
• Entering closeout data in the Interagency Agreement to Payment Tracking System (IAPTS)
• Preparing closed files for transfer to Record Retention Center
• Assisting Grants Specialists with tracking/completion of baseline post-award monitoring
• Assisting with conference/meeting planning, material preparation and execution
• File retrieval and tracking for special projects
• Assisting in answer telephones for staff during peak workload periods

Successful candidates must meet the age criteria of being 55 years of age or older and eligible to work in the United States; able to pass a Federal Background check; Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business administration or similar field of study.  Preferred experience includes working with federal assistance, contracts or interagency agreements. Strong verbal and written communication skills; Ability to establish and keep deadlines/goals, troubleshoot problems and develop creative solutions, coordinate and execute events; Windows Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint).

HOURS & COMPENSATION: Full-Time position working 40 hours per week plus benefits including paid health insurance and generous vacation/ sick/holiday leave.


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