You will work under the leadership of the Transportation Finance Manager, in the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Division Office. You will support the Division in enhancing the FHWA's stewardship, ensuring accountability of Federal funds and achieving organizational excellence in delivering the Federal-aid highway and transportation program.
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As a Transportation Finance Specialist, you will:
Work with the Transportation Finance Manager to implement and conduct financial management system reviews and evaluations of the State DOT and local governments.
Analyze financial reimbursement areas, develop reimbursement procedures, and recommend policies for the Division Office.
Review and make recommendations for approval of reimbursement claims, project agreement modifications, advance construction conversions, and conduct the final review and approval of final project claims.
Serve as a technical advisor for FHWA division personnel and State DOT employees on various phases of auditing.
Promote teamwork and the exchange of ideas between FHWA and State and local governments in the conduct of the Financial Integrity Review and Evaluation (FIRE) program.
The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced and highly motivated person looking to expand their knowledge and experience in governmental finance, budgets, and information control systems.
Occasional travel - Some travel is Required.
Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be eligible for status consideration & meet specialized experience
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
You must provide all required documents by closing date.
Announcement also advertised Status & VEOA Applicants: FHWA.FO-2018-0324.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the education or specialized experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.
To qualify for the GS-11 on Experience, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-09, it must include:
To qualify for the GS-11 on Education, you must have:
3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
You can also qualify based on a combination of education and experience.
To qualify for the GS-12 on Experience, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS 11, it must include:
There is no education substitute at the GS-12 level, you must have experience.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4
Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement. Graduation transcript must be received before start date.
Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
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