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    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care by strengthening the health care workforce, building healthy communities and achieving health equity. HRSA's programs provide health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable. For information on the HRSA mission, goals, bureaus and offices, visit https://www.hrsa.gov/index.html.

    These Grant Management Specialist positions are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Federal Assistance Management (OFAM), Division of Grants Management Operations (DGMO). The duty location for these positions is Rockville, MD.

    The Division of Grants Management Operations (DGMO) exercises responsibility within HRSA for all business aspects of grant and cooperative agreement award and post-award processes, and participates in the planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures for grants and other Federal financial assistance mechanisms. Our staff strives to provide oversight over HRSA grant activities to ensure they are managed in an efficient and effective manner.

    Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

    This vacancy is being announced concurrently using merit promotion procedures for Status Candidates with announcement HRSA-OFAM-MP-18-10107269. Please review that "Who May Apply" section in the announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps must apply to the merit promotion announcement. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers currently interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment. You must provide a copy of your current personnel order in lieu of the SF-50 to be referred as CC.

    **Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**

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    These are entry-level positions that will provide the successful candidates with formal and on-the-job training in Federal grants management. The ideal candidates will have the ability to review financial documents, perform cost analysis; and evaluate, interpret and apply rules, regulations and policies. In addition, they must be highly motivated, have strong organizational and multi-taking skills as well as excellent oral and communication skills.

    Major Duties:
    Working as a Grants Management Specialist trainee, you will perform developmental assignments that include formal and informal training designed to teach you to perform the full range of duties for Federal grants and cooperative agreements.

    Your major duties and responsibilities include:

    • Interpreting and applying grant laws, regulations, policies and procedures for specific programs and situations;
    • Providing technical guidance to grantees;
    • Performing assigned grant functions involving review, coordination, monitoring, and the provision of general technical assistance;
    • Conducting routine cost analysis and review of grant applications.MAJOR DUTIES

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to the public; U.S. Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    1109 Grants Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/487859400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.