Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our
greatest natural resource.
This position is located in Boise, Idaho. Information about
Boise and the surrounding area can be found at https://idaho.gov
We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional
positions may be filled from this announcement if they become
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- Executes awards and monitors assistance agreements from ?cradle
to grave?, as well as imparting relevant information to activity
personal, all under 2 CFR Part 200 for Financial Assistance Uniform
- Collaborates, conducts meetings, furnishes answers/solutions to
questions/dilemmas regularly with program offices and recipients
with respect to assistance agreements.
- Provides training to BLM staff on specific topics related to
assistance agreements and managing the associated BLM IDSO training
and certification process routinely as needed.
- Responds to external requests, reports and data calls.
- As requested, also assists in the preparation of manual
supplements, memoranda, and other guidance for State Office Level
and when required National program level requirements.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required to attend trainings,
conferences, workshops, and/or field visits
1109 Grants Management
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Be sure to read the 'How to Apply' and 'Required Documents'
- You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have
an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal
- Direct Deposit Required.
- Appointment will be subject to a favorably adjudicated
- Your resume must contain enough information to show that you
meet the qualification requirements as defined in the announcement.
In addition, your responses to the questions must adequately
reflect in your resume.
- If selected for this position, you will be required to annually
complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 within
30 days of reporting to duty.
- May require a one year probationary period.
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be
able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements -
please be sure to include this information in your resume. No
assumptions will be made about your experience.
For GS-11: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized
experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 level that is equivalent
in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following
examples: Independently announces, awards, administers, and closes
out or terminates difficult and diverse financial assistance
actions. Reviews financial assistance packages to ensure regulatory
requirements and practices are upheld. Maintains accountability and
compliance of award agreements and amends if prudent and justified.
Consults with supervisor and subject matter experts on complex
actions outside of normal operations. Monitors grantee reports for
accuracy and timeliness and advises on documentation compliance.
Provides assistance to higher graded employees generating elaborate
financial assistance actions. Ensures all Federal Assistance Award
Data System reports follow established guidelines. OR
Education: Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full
years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to
such a degree or LL.M., if related. I will submit a copy of my
Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet
qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent
combination of specialized experience and appropriate graduate
education. Graduate level education must demonstrate the knowledge,
skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this
For GS-12: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized
experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level that is equivalent
in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following
examples: Experience with the various rules and regulations
regarding all things financial assistance to include 2 CFR Part
200, Management of Budget (OMG) Circulars, other relevant statues,
policies and internal procedures to properly execute awards and
monitoring of assistance agreements both pre-award and post-award.
Knowledge of Federal Budget Authorizations and processes as well as
Appropriations Law. Knowledge of administrative requirements that
apply to state and local government, universities, hospitals,
non-profit organizations, and for-profit organizations. Knowledge
of program mission, goals, objectives, and operations requirements.
Knowledge of all financial assistance automated processing systems
- Grants Solutions, FAPIIS, FBMS, and many more required automated
systems used to process and monitor efficiently financial
assistance agreements, as well as provide other system technical
support to other BLM States and National Financial Assistance
organizations. Ability to communicate effectively in order to
provide support to program officers and management on all things
Financial Assistance, such as rules and regulations, how to
formulate requirement packages, overseas TPEC (technical proposal
evaluations) in order to ensure awarded agreements, meet all of the
regulatory and mission critical elements.
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; spiritual; community, student, social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to
the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If
you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay
plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have
completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level.
If using education to qualify, you must submit copies of all
transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and
grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. See Required
Documents section for more information.