|Organization: Idaho Transportation Department|
Open for Recruitment: March 6, 2013 - March 20, 2013
Announcement # 05310097028
Salary Range: *$20.06 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Idaho Transportation Department:
Our Mission. Your Safety. Your Mobility. Your Economic Opportunity.
Come and work in one of the most exciting, diverse and dynamic state agencies in Idaho. Transportation is a critical component of a strong economic infrastructure and the people of ITD do important work. The vital services we provide demand a highly skilled workforce.
The hiring list developed from this recruitment will be used to fill the current opening in our Transportation Performance Division in Boise. If you have previously applied for a Grants/Contracts Officer position and wish to be considered for this opening, you must re-apply under this announcement. Scores from previous announcements will not be considered.
The scope of this position is to administer, monitor, audit and provide oversight and compliance for sub recipients’ agreements, and ensure the grants and/or awards comply with agency, state, and federal guidelines. This position will be primarily responsible for administering Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) programs. This position will work closely with the members of the grants programs, and finance teams to ensure donor, regulatory, and award compliance. This position requires strong emphasis on award administration including sub-awarding and project monitoring. The Grants Officer will report directly to the Transportation Performance Grants/Contracts Management Supervisor.
Administer and monitor grants (travel may be required); evaluate and report grant activities; provide training and technical assistance to users (sub recipients) utilizing a variety of training methods, including public speaking.
Prepare and/or review plans, grant applications, or contracts for compliance with state and federal requirements, feasibility, and legality of program design and cost-effectiveness.
Develop or recommend program policies and procedures to conform to federal regulations and eligibility criteria.
Develop grants/contracts closeout and summarization reports.
Provide technical assistance in grant or contract development and negotiation, identification and collection of allowable cash and in-kind match, development of corrective actions for compliance, resolution of negative findings or poor performance reports, and program limitations and requirements.
Provide technical assistance in state and federal procurement development, ensuring compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations.
Serve as liaison between the state and federal government and grantors.
Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, and priorities relating to the accounting, budgeting, and
financial management activities of grant programs.
Aid in the development of control systems and monitor and review budget control systems as required to comply with accounting procedures, laws, ordinances cost allocation methodologies, and other regulations.
Prepare, submit, and negotiate federal, non-federal, and cooperative agreements, sub awards, and modifications.
Monitor sub recipients to ensure compliance with donor and Transportation Performance requirements.
Create modifications to existing sub awards for the projects assigned to the Office, including financial reporting, as needed.
Conduct or facilitate pre-award and internal risk assessments.
Research and interpret Federal Transportation Administration and Federal Highway Administration programs that include but are not limited to: FTA, FHWA and OMB circulars, 49 CFR 18.20 and common rule for grant administration, and other regulations and guidelines.
To be considered, you must have experience in:
Administering grant programs; monitoring and evaluating grant activities and expenditures;
Good knowledge of state and federal procurement rules, regulations, and policies;
Interpreting laws, regulations, and policies and advising on their requirements;
Developing grants or contracts agreements including identifying goals and timetables and determining program needs and funding;
Evaluating statistical and finance information and developing reports of findings.
Experience in working with state, and federal grant regulations including Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Highways Administration (FHWA), and other state and federal grant programs.
Ability to analyze and review financial data to develop forecasts, trends, and analysis, analyze data, and draw logical conclusions.
Ability to train personnel on unit activities, procedures, and regulations.
Able to interpret and apply rules, regulations, legislation, and policies.
The successful candidate will possess ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, communicate effectively with a variety of personnel and establish/maintain effective working relationships. The individual will need dynamic organizational skills with demonstrated experience maintaining order in a fluid and vibrant environment, proven ability to work with all levels of office staff, to work in teams, and with different personalities and organizations. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is necessary.
Rating of Training and Experience (TRAEX). You will receive a score based on your responses. To preview the exam, click on "Preview Exam" below (you will not be able to test from this screen). All responses must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. You must receive a minimum rating of 56 to pass this examination.
How to Apply:
Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. Please select
Idaho Transportation Department under "Agencies,"
Full-time under "Job Type/Shift" and Boise under "Cities."
If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time, be sure your contact information is up to date and accurate. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the applicants being considered.
When updating your online application information, you must complete/update all items in the Application Checklist to include: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the
Idaho Transportation Department!
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Some positions may require a background investigation before a final job offer is made be an employee of the Idaho Transportation Department
*ITD typically hires at the minimum starting salary listed on the job announcement.
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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.
Administrative Analysis & Research
3311 W. State St.|
PO Box 7129
Country: UNITED STATES
| Mid to Senior Level|
$ 20.06 Hourly