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Grants Management Specialist

Company name
Department Of Health And Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration

Salary
$45,972.00 to $73,105.00

Location
Rockville, MD

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Open & closing dates

01/12/2018

to

01/26/2018

Salary

$45,972 to $73,105 per year

Salary range listed includes locality pay.

Pay scale & grade

GS 7 - 9

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

Rockville, MD

Many vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.

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Announcement number

HRSA-OFAM-18-DE-10107265

Control number

487859400

Duties

Duties

Summary

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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Responsibilities

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

No

Promotion Potential

12

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

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

U. S. Citizenship is required.

Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

Background investigation required.

PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel order.

If you qualify based on education- transcripts must be submitted

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All qualification requirements must be met by 01/26/2018.

Financial disclosure statement is required.

A one year probationary period may be required.

Position is not in the Bargaining Unit.

Drug Screening is not required.

Recruitment incentives are not authorized.

Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses will not be paid.

Qualifications

To qualify for a Grants Management Specialist position at the GS-7 level, your resume/CV must demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-5 level performing the following tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Analyzing financial information to monitor overall financial status of operations and makes strategically based decisions.

Drawing conclusions from financial information and providing financial advice.

Providing advice and guidance concerning statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to budgets, contracts or grants.

Researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying regulations, policies, and procedures regarding a range of financial services.

OR

Have completed one full year of graduate level education in a related field;

OR

Have a Bachelor's Degree AND meet the requirements of Superior Academic Achievement (SAA). SAA is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. Class standing -- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (G.P.A.)-- Applicants must have a grade-point average of: 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum;

OR

Have a combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

To qualify for a Grants Management Specialist position at the GS-9 level, your resume/CV must demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-7 level performing the following tasks on a regular and recurring basis:

Conducting financial analysis of grants or cooperative agreements

Providing technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders on grants or cooperative agreements

Reviewing and evaluating grant applications to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Determining if the grantee provides complete grant information that follows agency and program regulations.

OR

Have a master's or equivalent (LL.B. or J.D.) graduate degree in a related field, or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a related field.

OR

Have a combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.

Education

If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to your starting work.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov

Additional information

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.

Click here for information on Federal hiring for individuals with disabilities

Conditions of Employment: Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

E-Verify: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify

helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

Creditable Service: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here

Financial Disclosure: This position requires you to file a public or confidential financial disclosure report prior to receiving a final offer letter as well as within 30 days of your appointment. This will require you to report information such as recent sources of income, financial interests you hold, and outside activities you participate in, as well as similar information from a spouse or any dependent children. If you have questions, please contact your HRSA Ethics Advisor at AskHR@hrsa.gov

HRSA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. Telework eligibility may be discussed during the interview process.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified.

The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)/Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): Must be found to be well-qualified to exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position. Click here for more information on ICTAP/CTAP

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - Prepares, justifies, and/or administers the budget for program areas; plans, administers and monitors expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs and policies; assesses financial condition of an organization.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.

COMPLIANCE - Knowledge of procedures for assessing, evaluating, and monitoring programs or projects for compliance with Federal laws, regulations, and guidance.

MANAGES AND ORGANIZES INFORMATION - Identifies a need; gathers, organizes, and maintains in formation; determines its importance and accuracy, and communicates it by a variety of methods.

To preview the occupational assessment questionnaire, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10107265

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Not Applicable

Required Documents

Required Documents

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact either HRSA's Office of Human Resources at (301) 443-3780 or by email: askhr@hrsa.gov

or HRSA's Reasonable Accommodation programs at (301) 443-2538 or by email: RA-Request@hrsa.gov

. You must contact the Reasonable Accommodations Program prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 4:00PM EST (except Federal holidays).

Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete online Application Package which includes: A current Resume - For resume writing guidance, please visit USAJOBS Resources Center

or view their video tutorial

. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates (month/year) for paid and non-paid work experience, including the average number of hours worked per week for each job title listed. You must also ensure that the duties performed are clearly matched to each period of employment. If we cannot determine that you have performed qualifying duties for at least one year, then you may be rated ineligible.

A complete Assessment Questionnaire

Other supporting documents to be submitted with application:

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference plus the proof required by that form. Click here for more information on veterans' preference

PHS Commissioned Corps Officer must submit a copy of latest personnel order.

If you are currently serving in a pay banded position, please include a copy of your pay band chart with your application.

College Transcripts (if the position has a positive education requirement, or you are qualifying on the basis of education).

For Résumé and Application Tips visit the USAJOBS Resource Center

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/26/2018.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

Benefits for federal employees

Healthcare insurance

Pay and leave

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/26/2018 to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account

, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

Applicants please note: To assist us with an expeditious application review process, please do not submit any of the documentation listed below unless specifically requested in the announcement. The following documents are not required and do not need to be submitted with your resume: Diplomas of any type (When education documents are required, you must submit unofficial transcripts)

Letters of Recommendation, Reference, or Congratulations, etc.

General training documents or certificates of completed training (Except Contract Specialist positions when requested in the announcement)

Any documents with a picture of the applicant (Except medical or nursing licenses when requested in the announcement)

Awards documentation including SF-50s for Awards

Performance Appraisals (Only ICTAP/CTAP eligible applicants need to submit their latest performance appraisal)

Evaluations of any type

Writing Samples

OF-306

Executive Core Qualifications Statements (ECQs)

Agency contact information

AskHR HRSA Helpdesk

Phone

(301) 443-3780

Email

ASKHR@hrsa.gov

Address

Health Resources and Services Administration

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD

US

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Next steps

Once your online questionnaire is received you will be sent an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed. You may also check the status of your application through your USAJobs profile. check the status

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

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 hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

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Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Department Of Health And Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration
Website : http://www.hrsa.gov

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