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    The ideal candidate for this position will have expertise in the federal grant process, providing guidance to senior leadership, excellent customer service and communication skills, & the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships. This position starts at a salary of $149,606 (GS-15). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Grants Management Division Region IX team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as a Supervisory Grants Management Specialist. Typical assignments include:

    • Leading a Division comprised of highly skilled and certified Grants Management Specialists programmatic with financial oversight responsibilities.
    • Serving as an expert and advisor to the Regional Administrator and Deputy Regional Administrator on routine, as well as complex grants management issues, including audit resolution.
    • Providing strategic input on the development of Agency-wide grants management policies, practices and initiatives.
    • Making significant impacts in the development and sustainment of the core capabilities of State, Local, Tribal and other eligible recipients, increasing their capacity and readiness to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all-hazards disaster events.
    • Managing a multi-billion dollar and highly complex grants portfolio. Representing the Region and Agency as a “Stewart of the public trust” regarding accountability of and oversight of federal funds, administrative and audit processes.
    • Providing technical assistance, training and mentorship as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the federal grants enterprise to recipients, sub-recipients and other internal and external Stakeholders.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 25% domestic travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/531614100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.