Cooperative Programs Specialist

NOAA Fisheries
Long Beach/Sacramento, CA, Portland, OR, Seattle, WA or Honolulu, HI
Job Category
Full time Positions
$64,649 to $115,039 per year
Last Date to Apply
Facilitate grants and cooperative agreements administration requiring comprehensive knowledge of grants policies, procedures and practices. • Independently review grant proposals and financial statements. • Evaluate and assess accomplishments of funding projects. • Develop policies and protocols, management strategies, outreach efforts in grant management. • Provides orientation and training to grant applicants.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government. 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. To qualify at the ZA-3 or GS-11 level: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZA-2 or GS-09 in the Federal service in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following: Assisting in the management of a grant program; Monitoring and evaluating grant funding and projects; and Accepting and reviewing grant applications for accuracy and legality. -OR- SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: 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. -OR- COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of related graduate-level education and specialized experience. NOTE: Only graduate education in excess of two years is qualifying for combination.
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