Federal Aid Administrator II

State Of Nebraska Lincoln , NE 68501

Posted 3 weeks ago


Join our team at the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency. Our role is to help Nebraskans plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and emergencies. It is an important role and we week teammates interested in and capable of helping us help others.

The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, an agency of the NMD, seeks a Federal Aid Administrator II to join our team.

The State of Nebraska offers excellent benefits, including: 13 paid holidays, generous sick and vacation leave accruals to start out, a retirement plan with a State match of 156%, health, dental, vision and life insurance options ($20K basic life insurance at no cost and the State pays 79% of health insurance monthly premiums), short and long-term disability, dependent and flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, telework possibilities, Deferred Compensation Plan, Military Spouse Transition Program, Veterans Preference, Leave Donation Programs, community college benefit for children of state teammates, free parking, job stability...plus more!

Sounds like an environment that you want to be part of? Check us out!

Examples of Work

Coordinates allocations of federal funds available to local units of government, insuring efficiency and compliance with federal laws and regulations in use of those funds.

Supervises record maintenance of grants.

Plans site and desk reviews to examine compliance with appropriate grants and their guidance; reviews budgets to ensure the efficient use of funds; recommends appropriate fiscal corrections or changes for consideration by the project manager.

Reviews and interprets data on vouchers, invoices, computer printouts, and other source documents, files or databases to ensure the information is accurate and complete in compliance with established grant guidelines, policies and procedures.

Reviews requisitions, billings, letters of intent or understanding, memorandums of understanding and contracts pertaining to federal aid for formal procedure and proper documentation; includes amending improper or inaccurate documents.

Provides technical assistance to grant awardees regarding submission of grant information and records keeping to ensure compliance with federal regulations.

Performs one-on-one interviews, prioritizes workload, travel and meet deadlines.

Performs multiple front-end processes to include but not limited to - entering data onto forms and/or databases; correspondence and contact with sub-awardees and local officials; sorting and filing correspondence and records to ensure uniform storage and generating standardized reports.

Provides liaison between and confers with various project officials and federal and state authorities.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in grants management, business administration, public administration, accounting, budgeting, or a related fiscal field, and two years experience in grant management, contract administration, accounting, budgeting, or other fiscal related areas of work. Additional years of experience in the areas listed may substitute for the required education, on a year-for-year basis.

OTHER: Must possess or obtain a valid driver's license.

Incumbents in this class are assigned as agency Watch Officer on a rotational basis. When serving as a Watch Officer, incumbents must be available for emergencies on a 24-hour basis for a seven-day period. Additionally, incumbents must be available around the clock in the event of an emergency or natural disaster, must be able to report to the NEMA office within a timely manner and to travel away from home for up to two weeks at a time. Any offer will be contingent upon a more extensive criminal background check being completed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: to apply the principles of accounting, statistics, and fiscal management; comprehend and follow complex and technical procedures, policies and operating details of an accounting system, design reports and financial statements; operate office equipment such as personal computers, photocopiers and desk calculators, analyze data and draw conclusions; organize and present facts and information so others will understand; communicate to exchange and elicit information.

Ability to: read and interpret Federal Rules and Regulations, Federal Grant guidelines and apply them.

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Federal Aid Administrator II

State Of Nebraska