Position Details

Grants Management Specialist

ID: FW1509-DC-001 Location: Milwaukie, OR Agency: FWS
Wage/Hr: $40.00 Hours/Week: 20 hours per week Minimum Age: 55

The Fish and Wildlife Service Experienced Services Program was established to create a unique partnership to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The Fish and Wildlife ESP connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the Fish and Wildlife Service to provide scientific, technical, and administrative services in support of the Fish and Wildlife Service priority multiple-use related programs and authorities. The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as “Enrollees” and are not employees of FWS or National Experienced Workforce Solutions ( NEW Solutions). NEW Solutions is the ESP Non-governmental organization (NGO) responsible for administrative aspects of the Program, and the Enrollees work under Fish and Wildlife Service direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out the Fish and Wildlife Service mission. Fish and Wildlife Service ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current, to access new training opportunities, to engage in gainful project-based positions, and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy and their own financial security. Background security investigation may be required prior to start date. Location, hours and hourly pay are noted in this position description. FWS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 52 weeks (this is subject to change based on budget and other factors). Position can be performed remotely, candidates local to the D.C. area are preferred. FWS will provide a government laptop for this project.


Responsible for grant and cooperative agreement preparation, documentation, verification, processing, coordination, approval, submittal, monitoring and reporting.

  • Project Closeout 35%
  • Grant & Coop coordination with Programs/HQ 35%
  • Project reporting 20%
  • Attendance at FAST Team Meetings 10%


BA/BS Degree OR Previously completed training in GrantSolutions

  • Knowledge of FBMS, GrantSolutions, MySupport, prefer individual have some experience with construction awards
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint
  • GrantSolutions


  • GrantSolutions and Financial and Business Management System (FBMS)
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.