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    The mission of the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is to contribute to the more efficient functioning of the U.S. Labor market by providing high quality job training, employment, labor market information and income maintenance services primarily through state and local workforce development systems. 

    This position is inside of the Bargaining Unit.

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    The incumbent serves in a developmental capacity as an Unemployment Insurance Specialist:

    • Coordinates unemployment insurance programs within the agency. Researches,
      compiles, and analyzes information and data to use in program administration planning; makes
    • Manages a grant portfolio within assigned program area(s) and conducts the day-to-day
      grant management for the grants within his/her grant portfolio. Performs analyses of grantrelated
      data, policy and program issues, and applies problem-solving techniques to address issues.
    • Works collaboratively with senior specialists, administrative, program, and performance
      offices that play a role in the administration of ETA grants.
    • Communicates Federal and grant award requirements to grantees collaboratively with
      senior specialists to ensure understanding of grant requirements. Provides advice and
      consultation to grantees on unemployment insurance issues and concerns.
    • Works with grantees to identify potential issues and conducts research on policy guidance
      and legislation. Reviews policy and guidance for application. Provides guidance to grantee(s).
    • Aides senior level staff in on-site compliance monitoring reviews and Enhanced Desk
      Monitoring Reviews (EDMRs) of grantees to: evaluate the grantee’s progress towards meeting
      the goals specified in the grant agreement with DOL ETA; assess the quality of the program and
      services; ensure that grant activities are being conducted in compliance with the grant agreement
      and applicable Federal regulations.
    • Effectively utilizes electronic grant management systems in accordance with established
      guidelines and protocols.
    • May provide technical assistance to grantees on a full-range of grant management areas,
      including but not limited to: the development and submission of grant modification requests; the
      development of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) grant close-out, evaluations or audits.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% or less

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0106 Unemployment Insurance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601346700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.