The Texas General Land Office (GLO), through its Community Development and Revitalization Program (GLO - CDR), works to rebuild Texas communities by putting Texans back in their homes, restoring critical infrastructure, and mitigating future damage through resilient community planning. Performs advanced (senior-level) or highly advanced (senior-level) grant development, coordination, and administration work. Work involves coordinating, reviewing, evaluating, and reporting of grants at various stages to determine appropriateness of grant or compliance with requirements and standards; and serving as a liaison between funding sources and the state or federal government. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited or minimal supervision, with considerable or extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. There is no military equivalent, however, Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army - 51C, Acquisitions, Logistics and Technology (AL&T) Contracting NCO; Navy - LS, Logistics Specialist; Coast Guard - 34 Supply Operations; Marines - 0431 Logistics/Embarkation Specialist; Air Force - 3M0X1, Services or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Additional Military Crosswalk information may be found by visiting: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_PropertyManagementandProcurement.pdf In order to receive Veteran's preference, a copy of the DD #214 is required at the time of interview. *This is a federally funded position contingent upon continued funding with the possibility of being extended into other CDR related position or projects. *This position may require additional travel. This position will be working during, and outside of normal business hours, including some weekends and holidays. *May be required to pass both Federal and State Background check.
Essential Job Elements:
Supports the residential disaster recovery grant program in assigned communities with application approval, amendment approval, and program compliance. Represents the GLO within Hurricane Harvey impacted communities by providing outreach to assist in implementing short-term housing needs for Texans. Services as a liaison and representative for the grant program with the constituents and other entities within assigned communities. Develops and maintains positive relationships with community groups, county and city officials and staff, state agencies, and recipients. Monitors, reviews, and evaluates compliance with grant program policies and procedures, statues, and rules with support of DR teams. Collects, organizes, analyzes and prepares materials for executive reports, required federal reports, legislative inquiries and public information requests. Establishes and maintains knowledge of community and participates in community events, other activities as needed.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, operations management, logistics or a field relevant to the assignment. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. For Grant Coordinator II - 3 years of experience of grant management or contract management. For Grant Coordinator III - 5 years of experience in grant management or contract management.
Experience with grant funded programs. Experience working FEMA or community development block grants. Experience working with local communities and government officials. Experience in making presentations to citizens and government officials.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to grants and contract administration, of business administration principles and practices, and of research and budgeting processes. Skill in grant preparation, development, evaluation, and monitoring; in report writing; in budget development and monitoring; and in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations; to evaluate fiscal data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with grant requirements; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others
This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
Valid state of Texas driver's license.
All applications for employment with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) must be submitted electronically by the job closing date through www.WorkInTexas.com. PAPER, FAX OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please visit our website at www.glo.texas.gov for more information about applying for a GLO job posting.
The Texas General Land Office/Veterans Land Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. A criminal conviction records check is required for applicants who are selected for a position. The State of Texas requires all males who are 18 through 25 and required to register with the Selective Service to present either proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. The Texas General Land Office is a non-smoking agency. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas. In compliance with the FLSA, the GLO compensates overtime work though time off in lieu of payment.