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Job Title:  Grants Management Specialist
Department:  Department Of Justice
Agency:  Office of Justice Programs
Hiring Organization:  Office of Victims of Crimes (OVC)
Job Announcement Number:  JP-14-017

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$106,263.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 to Friday, March 14, 2014
Full Time - Permanent - No time limit
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion Eligibles)
Not Applicable


About the Agency

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on



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    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    Manages and develops all OVC Tribal Affairs programs and projects.
    Reviews, analyzes, and tracks awardee compliance with the terms and conditions of the grant or agreement as well as compliance with government-wide and agency regulatory, policy, and reporting requirements. Conducts risk assessments, financial reviews and audits, and business reviews of grant/agreement awardee operations, and recommends or initiates actions to protect agency interests. Pre-visit activities involve reviewing compliance reports and the awardee's policies and procedures.

    Develops, analyzes, and interprets grant and/or cooperative agreement policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and guidelines. Provides training, technical assistance and guidelines, oversight, expertise and consultation to internal staff, management and program officials, awardees, review panels, applicants, recipients, and sub-recipients.

    Coordinates, manages, and evaluates the effectiveness of agency grant and/or cooperative agreement programs and projects.

    Communicates directly with tribal stakeholders to provide advice and guidance on victim issues. Partners with other federal agencies to collaborate on victim programs for Indian Country.


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    Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

    Knowledge of the laws, regulations, rules, policies, procedures, and methods governing Federal grants, cooperative agreements, and awards particularly as they pertain to tribal grantees.

    Knowledge of financial methods, procedures, and practices used in grants and cooperative agreements.

    Ability to apply analytical methods and techniques in the identification and resolution of grant and/or cooperative agreement administration issues as they relate to tribal affairs.

    Ability to plan and execute work.


    Grade 14:

    Qualifying experience for the GS-14 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-13 level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of experience include implementing and managing Federal grants and cooperative agreements, and providing grants-related assistance and services, such as developing and implementing grants/assistance management policies, procedures, and practices; performing final review of award deferral or disallowance recommendations to determine soundness and supportability of a proposed decision; and performing close-out actions for major grants/agreements after several years of work had been expended.

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    If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See


    You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


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    This job announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.


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    Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on

    If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please contact Avue Digital Services at .


    VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a Veteran Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge.

    Generally, preference is granted to veterans who entered military service prior to October 14, 1976; or served on active duty during the period from August 2, 1990, through January 2, 1992, and who are otherwise eligible; or who served on active duty during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom; or who have served in a military action for which they received a Campaign Badge or Expeditionary Medal. This includes the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (AFEM) awarded to those who participated in Operation Joint Endeavor or Operation Joint Guard. Also, you may be entitled to veterans' preference if you are a disabled veteran; you have received a Purple Heart; you are the spouse or mother of a disabled veteran; or you are the widow, widower, or mother of a deceased veteran. You will need to submit a Standard Form (SF) 15 and proof of your claim.
    If you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, or you are applying for consideration under the Veteran Employment Opportunity Act or Veteran Readjustment Authority, attach a copy of your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" or other proof of eligibility. If you are applying for consideration under the 30% or more Disabled Veteran Authority, you must attach a SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.


    Constance Jones
    Phone: 2026168663
    Fax: 2025143076
    Agency Information:
    DOJ/ Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
    810 7th Street NW
    Human Resources Division
    Washington, Dist of Columbia
    Fax: 2025143076


    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the representative listed under Agency Contact Information. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may lose consideration for this position (or lose the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

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