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    The ideal candidate for this position is experienced in managing grant business functions to include executing the grants lifecycle (pre-award, award, post-award and closeout). This position starts at a salary of $86,335 (GS-12). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Grant Programs Directorate team within FEMA.

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    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 Grant Management Specialist. Typical assignments include:

    • Providing grant monitoring oversight and utilizing multiple database applications. Utilizes databases and develops associated spreadsheets to track and monitor various grant activities.
    • Developing grant guidance and managing the grant application and award process.
    • Preparing reports in response to management requests.
    • Serving as program coordination liaison for various projects. Monitors overall program and promotes marketing and customer awareness component of the program.
    • Conducting research and policy review to support program initiatives and collecting and analyzing data. Assists with developing and implementing procedures to improve business processes.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position may require travel (25%).

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • 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/581348700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.