The employee works under the leadership of the Transportation Finance Manager, in the Federal Highway Administration's Division Office. The employee supports 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:
Assist the Team Supervisor and other staff in administering and stewarding the FHWA financial management programs in the Division Office.
Participate in the Financial Integrity Review and Evaluation (FIRE) program reviews. Works with the Team Supervisor and other staff in performing periodic evaluations of the State financial management program, practices, and accounting controls and procedures.
Verify that project agreement information submitted through FMIS complies with federal requirements and is eligible for Federal-aid participation.
The ideal candidate for this position is a 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 meet specialized experience to qualify.
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
Review Required Documents Section as documents are required by closing date
Position is telework eligible.
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-7:
On Education, you must have :
On Experience, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-05, it must include:
You can also qualify on a combination of higher level graduate education and matching experience. This experience and education must be fully documented in your resume. If using education to qualify, you must provide supporting graduate level transcripts.
TO QUALIFY FOR THE GS-9:
On Education, you must have :
Master's or equivalent graduate degree or
Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or L.L.B or J.D., if related
On Experience, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-07, it must include:
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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