Fish & Wildlife Grants Administrator – Nebraska

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
Lincoln, Nebraska
Job Category
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
DESCRIPTION: The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking a passionate individual to serve as a fish and wildlife grants administrator, working collaboratively with agency staff and partners in monitoring and processing USFWS federal grants that conserve, enhance and restore the wildlife, fish, and natural resources of Nebraska. If you have strong attention to detail and accuracy, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to coordinate multiple projects, and enjoy a collaborative, fun, team environment, this job is for you. We offer significant benefits including health, dental, and vision, life insurance, career development, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave that begin accruing immediately, and the opportunity to be a part of meaningful work with a passionate team. JOB DUTIES: This position works with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant funding reviewing grant documents and expenditures for eligibility, completeness, compliance issues, financial availability and accuracy according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Aid guidelines. This position works with the Federal Aid team in all phases of grant processes. This might include grant budget review and tracking, working in federal grant systems, reviewing grant expenditures, maintaining information on grant funds and projects, insuring compliance with federal and state regulations, assisting in audits, coordinating with project leaders regarding grant needs and funding, and various other duties applicable to fish and wildlife conservation in Nebraska. Must apply online at:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, methods and procedures. Grant knowledge/experience preferred. Understanding of wildlife and fisheries conservation/management and natural resources principles beneficial. Ability to analyze information, regulations, financial transactions; and communicate effectively. Strong organizational skills, working knowledge of Microsoft suite software including creation of databases and spreadsheets. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework in business, accounting, or other appropriate curriculum and/or natural resources, fish and wildlife management, ecology, plus one year position related work experience OR a combination of education and work experience equivalent to the above. Valid driver’s license required.
Contact Person
Tammy Snyder
Contact Phone
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