Job Overview


About the Agency

The vacancy is a Senior Executive Service position as Assistant Regional Administrator for Technical and Management Services, Region 8, located in Denver, CO.

As the Assistant Regional Administrator for Technical and Management Services (ARA for TMS), advises the Regional Administrator, Deputy Regional Administrator and senior management on regional and national policies involving planning, program management and resource management. The ARA manages the Office of Technical and Management Services (TMS) and provides leadership to the managers responsible for providing management, technical and operational services for Region 8 (including field offices). TMS is responsible for program planning, evaluation and execution, information management and technology, EEO overview and assistance, management and organization of human resources, space and facilities management, health and safety, environmental management systems and resources management including strategic planning, budget, financial management, and management control and integrity; contracts, procurement, grants, cooperative agreements, state revolving funds, loans, interagency agreements. TMS also provides a internal and external quality assurance program across the Region and laboratory services and support for all EPA programs.

Region 8 works to protect public health and the environment in the following states: Colorado, Utah, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming; and twenty-seven federally recognized Indian tribal nations.


1. Financial Resources Management: Serves as the Senior Resource Official (SRO) in the Region and is responsible for resource management in the acquisition, assistance, and financial management programs in the office in addition to oversight of resource management activities throughout the Region. Ensures the Region adheres to all Federal and EPA guidelines. Manages the region’s budget execution activities and ensures funds control and utilization, adheres to all appropriations law requirements.
2. Acquisition and Assistance Agreement Management: Serves as the focal point for the Region on contract and assistance agreement management matters.Implements acquisition and grant policy and guidance, and ensures compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and statutes. Ensures appropriate internal controls, tracking systems, and management systems are in place to preserve the integrity of regional acquisition systems and operations.
3. Program Planning: Accomplishes or directs the planning activities involved in the review, development and execution of new or modified plans and programs for the Region. Reviews and integrates office plans and programs into the overall regional program and recommends alternatives based on economic cost benefits, operations research, and technological analyses.
4. Information Technology and Information Management (IT/IM): Serves as the Senior Information Official in the Region and is responsible for resource management, policy development and implementation of IT/IM systems and services to support programmatic needs.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Travel, transportation and relocation expenses will be paid by the Agency.