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Environmental Protection Specialist (Grants Project Officer) - R5

This position is in Region 5, Great Lakes National Program Office, Financial Assistance, Oversight and Management Branch, Project Assistance and Oversight Section. About Region 5:

This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.

*Work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized as described in the Benefits section.


At the entry level of this position, you will:

-Assist senior staff in implementing routine and well-established aspects of stakeholder/EPA partnerships for environmental protection programs.

-Communicate established policy and procedural guidelines to state, local, and tribal agencies for the grants and agreements program.

-Assist senior staff in the review of grants, cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements activities

-Assemble and maintain case files for Performance Partnership Agreements (PPAs) and Performance Partnership Grants (PPGs).

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.  NOTE:  Career ladder promotions are not automatic, and all eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met in order to progress to the next grade level.

You will spend more than 50% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.