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Job Title:Grants Management Specialist

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:13-MP-SC-HQ-005

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, December 05, 2012 to Tuesday, December 18, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1109-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Germantown, MD, US

WHO MAY APPLY:

Career and career-conditional DOE HQ employees including Headquarters employees duty stationed in the field.

JOB SUMMARY:

Here is your opportunity to perform important work in a challenging environment. The Office of Science is involved in a variety of sciences, science education, and funding of science research. For more information about our organization, please visit our website at http://www.science.energy.gov. For more information about the Department of Energy, please visit our website at http://www.doe.gov.

The Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. It oversees - and is the principal federal funding agency of - the Nation's research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences. The Office of Science manages fundamental research programs in basic energy sciences, biological and environmental sciences, and computational science. In addition, the Office of Science is the Federal Government's largest single funder of materials and chemical sciences, and it supports unique and vital parts of U.S. research in climate change, geophysics, genomics, life sciences, and science education. The Office of Science manages this research portfolio through six interdisciplinary program offices: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics and Nuclear Physics. In addition, the Office of Science sponsors a range of science education initiatives through its Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists program. The Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Grants and Contracts Support, is seeking a motivated and highly qualified individual to serve as a Grants Management Specialist.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Requires the successful completion of a background investigation.
  • All documents must be submitted by 11 pm on closing date of announcement.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with the Selective Serv

DUTIES:

If selected for this position, you will:

  • Provide information, assistance, and direction in preparation and processing of financial assistance program. Provide expert technical guidance to a wide variety of individuals and programs.
  • Acknowledge, prepare, post, issue, track, and route Funding Opportunity Announcements.
  • Review and process grant and cooperative agreement applications and awards.
  • Prepare and coordinate a variety of reports covering the status of awards. Review programmatic guidelines, and grant solicitations. Receive, acknowledge, review for compliance with 10 CFR 605, and route financial assistance applications.
  • Provide potential applicants, awardees, and other DOE personnel with the proper instructions to the organization and/or DOE practices/policies on submitting applications, merit review criteria, award information policies and procedures, interprets financial assistance policies and practices.
  • Manage one of the following areas: policy development, workload analysis and improvement, or systems management and data gathering.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Specialized experience for this position includes knowledge of a wide range of financial assistance policies, procedures, and authorities such as 10 CFR Part 600 and 10 CFR Part 605. This includes the ability to apply guidance materials by interpreting grants/financial assistance regulations.


Although this position does not have a positive education requirement, you may submit copies of your transcripts or a course listing. Foreign Education If you completed all or part of your education outside of the U.S., you must have your foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the U.S. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying for this position. For a listing of services that can perform this evaluation, see the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website NACES. For additional information regarding evaluation of foreign equivalences, you may also visit the Department of Education's website: Department of Education.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS VACANCY: A preliminary background check must be initiated before you can begin work with the U.S. Department of Energy. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the Security Office. Failure to receive a favorable background investigation will result in termination from employment. This position requires a security clearance and is subject to drug testing. If selected, you must test negative prior to being appointed to this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Failure to pass subsequent tests could result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the Federal service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

When the announcement closes, your application will be evaluated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training as it relates to the duties and qualification requirements of the position. NOTE: If it is determined that your responses to the job-specific questions are inconsistent with your resume or if your resume is incomplete, you will be rated ineligible or not qualified.
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BENEFITS:

The Federal government provides a variety of benefits. Please visit Benefits for additional information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This position is included in the bargaining unit. You must meet all qualification requirements outlined on this vacancy announcement by the closing date of the announcement. The travel requirement for this position is 5%. "As a member of the Council on Veterans Program the Department of Energy supports our nation's veterans through various veteran hiring initiatives and authorities." THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Submit an online resume and respond to the job specific questions. Apply online at USAJobs. If you are unable to apply online, call the Human Resources Specialist listed in the announcement between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST.
  • Submit all required documents by 11 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the announcement in order to receive consideration. NEW FEATURES
  • Upload - Using the Document Manager, upload document (.gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pfg, and .doc format only) directly from your computer.
  • USAJOBS - Using the Document Manager, download a document you previously attached from your USAJOBS account for this vacancy.
  • Fax - Print the Fax Cover Sheet, then fax cover sheet and document(s) to 571-258-4052.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

1. SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION WHICH INCLUDES YOUR RESUME, YOUR RESPONSES TO ALL ONLINE ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS, and all required supplemental documents in order to be considered.

2. Veterans: If you are eligible for veteran's preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming. All veterans MUST submit a DD-214, MEMBER 4 copy. If claiming 10-point preference you must also submit a SF-15 and any other proof that you are eligible for 10-point preference. If you are currently on active duty, you must submit an official statement of service from your command or other official documentation that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. You can find additional information on veteran's preference at Veterans .

3. If you believe that you are Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligible, please visit CTAP/ICTAP for additional information. To be considered well qualified, you must have a score of 85.

4. If you are eligible for any Special Appointing Authority, you must submit the documentation supporting your eligibility. For additional information, visit Disability Program and Veterans . 5. Legible documentation identified above must be faxed to 571-258-4052 by the closing date of this announcement using the required cover sheet. Our system will not recognize substitute cover sheets. Each document must be faxed separately as each sheet includes an identification number. You will receive an email from mgssupport@monster.com once your documents have been received. Please fax your supplemental documents per these instructions.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Terri Sosa
Phone: 301-903-8509
Fax: 571-258-4052
Email: Terri.Sosa@science.doe.gov
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
19901 Germantown Road
Germantown, MD
20874
US
Fax: 571-258-4052

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check your application status any time after the announcement closes. Please update your USAJOBS profile to receive these updates via email after the announcement closes. We will continue to update your status on-line.

Control Number: 332841100
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