Program Manager (SVOG Deputy Director)

Washington, D.C
Jan 18, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time

As a Program Manager (SVOG Deputy Director) at the GS-0340-14, some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Plans and carry's out Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG) grants management compliance initiatives which includes devising, originating, interpreting, and modifying requirements, approaches, and procedures to enable the effective compliance review of the SVOG program.
  • Review the accomplishments, accuracy, progress and process improvements made by the Compliance Review team.
  • Recommends processes, procedures and forms, etc. which facilitate efficiency and quality control in the SVOG grant making process.
  • Develops internal compliance policy and guidance as well as management processes based on Small Business Administration (SBA) and Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA) regulations and policies.

  • By applying for this position with SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance, you can enjoy challenging but satisfying work and join a highly motivated and diverse team that helps families and businesses rebuild their lives after a disaster.
  • The Small Business Administration is located near Capitol Hill and numerous national landmarks and museums. It is conveniently located at the Federal Center SW Metro train station and near many restaurants and eateries.
  • Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 180 days from the closing date.
  • This position is also being announced under Delegated Examining Procedures, announcement # DE-22-006-HQ-11342970, open to the general public.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government travel credit card.
  • Favorable background investigation and credit check are required.
  • You must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date, if applicable.
  • A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
  • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary period for non-supervisors if you fail to complete the one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period.
  • Financial disclosure is required.


Generally, time in Non-Pay status is not creditable towards the specialized experience requirement listed below.

Federal status applicants must meet both Time-In-Grade AND experience requirements by the closing date of this announcement. However, if you have separated from the Federal Government for at least 52 weeks, you are not subject to the Time-in-Grade requirement.

Time-In-Grade Requirement:
GS-14: Must have held grade GS-13 for 52 weeks

You must qualify based on experience.

Experience: To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer. Average work hours must be stated on the resume to quantify each period of work experience or that experience will not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement.

You must address the specific specialized experience required for each grade level of this position on your resume or application or you will be rated "Ineligible" for that grade level.GS-14:

To qualify you must have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 level in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skill, and ability to perform successfully in this position. This experience may have been gained in a Non-Federal service position. In addition, this Specialized Experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Leading or supervising a staff to accomplish goals and objectives of a grants management or loan program.
  • Identifying and resolving overarching and critical issues related to compliance with legislative requirements, public laws and/or executive orders.
  • Formulating recommendations and coordinating reports on a variety of compliance matters, assignments, and functions.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of operations/procedures and recommend/implement improvements. AND
  • Planning, developing, and monitoring the compliance review function including reporting requirements within an organization.


GS-14: There is no education substitution for this grade.

Qualification Standards:

Additional information

Vaccination Mandate :
" As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. SBA will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement."

If selected for this position, you will be eligible for benefits. The above link is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.