Grants and Jobs

Opportunities – Federal contracts, grants, and jobs for and in the Mariana Islands:

(Last updated – 1/17/2017)

Grants:

  • Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation – The WIFIA Program is a federal credit program administered by EPA for eligible water and wastewater infrastructure projects. Letters of interest from prospective borrowers seeking credit assistance are due April 10, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.epa.gov/wifia.
  • Farmers Market Promotion Program – The goals of FMPP grants are to increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance. Closing date is March 27, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291170.
  • Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program – The mission of the BREP is to develop technological solutions and investigate changes in fishing practices designed to minimize bycatch of fish and protected species as well as to minimize mortality and injury of bycaught species. Projects should produce outcomes that can directly influence management needs of federally managed living marine resources. Closing date is March 31, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291025.
  • Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking – The Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program supports community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Closing date is February 16, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291039.
  • 2017 Marine Education and Training Mini Grant Program - The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA/NMFS) is soliciting competitive applications for the 2017 Pacific Islands Region Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program. Projects are being solicited to improve communication, education, and training on marine resource issues throughout the region and increase scientific education for marine-related professions among coastal community residents. Closing date is February 23, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290838.
  • Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program - The Bureau of Justice Assistance is accepting applications to establish drug courts or enhance existing drug court services, coordination, and offender management and recovery support services. Closing date is February 28, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290852.
  • National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative - The purpose of this grant program is to provide funding to test untested sexual assault kits, prevent sexual assaults, and improve the criminal justice system’s response to sexual assaults. Closing date is March 2, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290850.
  • Cancer Prevention and Control Programs – The National Cancer Prevention and Control Program supports implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated approach to prevent and control cancer by supporting high quality breast and cervical cancer screening services, statewide cancer coalitions to plan and implement cancer control priorities, and surveillance programs to monitor and report cancer burden. Closing date is February 20, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290724.
  • CCDBG Implementation Research and Evaluation – The Administration for Children and Families is soliciting applications for Child Care and Development Block Grant Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants. These cooperative agreements support CCDF Lead Agencies by developing rigorous high-quality research and evaluation plans. Closing date is February 10, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=287954.
  • Brown Tree Snake Program – The Brown Tree Snake Control Program funding focuses on preventing the dispersal of this invasive species from Guam to other geographic areas and funding research in support of population suppression with the ultimate goal of eradication. Closing date is March 31, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290112.
  • Environmental Justice Small Grants Program – The EJSG Program provides funding for eligible applicants for projects that address environmental and public health issues within an affected community. The program is designed to help communities understand and address exposure to multiple environmental harms and risks. Closing date is January 31, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289829.
  • Competitive State Wildlife Grant – This grant helps develop and implement programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. Priority for use of these funds must be placed on identified species of greatest conservation need and should take into consideration the relative level of funding available for the conservation of these species. Closing date is February 3, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289590.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Program – The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program supports coral reef management and monitoring programs and conservation projects that seek to improve the condition of coral reef ecosystem resources. Closing date is February 16, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=287067.
  • Congressional Award – Established in 1979, the Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas; Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Earning the Award is a fun and interesting way to get more involved in something you already enjoy or something you'd like to try for the first time. There are no deadlines. Work at your own pace. Just make sure you achieve your goals by your 24th birthday. For more information, go to http://www.congressionalaward.org/index.php.

Jobs:

  • Physician – Veterans Affairs, Veteran Health Administration has an opening for a Physician (CMO - Guam Community Based Outpatient Clinic) on Guam. Incumbent exercises overall leadership responsibility for the day to day operations at the Guam CBOC and is responsible for coordination of care consistent with Patient Centered Medical Home or Patient Aligned Care Teams. Position is open until February 6, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/461422000/.
  • Test Administrator – The U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command is accepting applications for a Test Administrator in Guam. Incumbent will conduct specified aptitude examinations sessions at high schools, coordinate with school officials, and prepare test session packages, among other duties. Position is open until February 28, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/453398600/.
  • Social Worker – The Air Force Personnel Center is accepting applications for a Social Worker in Guam. Incumbent will provide professional social work services in support of the Family Advocacy Program, develop and manage prevention and support programs, and provide professional advisory services and training, among other duties. Position is opened until January 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454657800/.
  • Sales Store Checker – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency has an opening for a Sales Store Checker in Guam. Incumbent will operate an electronic checkout system, make change, and verify change fund and amount of currency received during an assigned shift. Position is open until March 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451963800/.
  • Store Associate – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency has an opening for a Store Associate in Guam. Incumbent will assist customers answering questions such as item price or location, perform a variety of duties in handling, preparing and maintaining stock levels of grocery and produce items. Position is open until March 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451964000/.
  • Store Worker – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency has an opening for a Store Worker in Guam. Incumbent will be responsible for maintaining  adequate stock of resale items, identifying spoilage, damage, and out-of-date merchandise, receive supplies, equipment and resale items, among other duties. Position is open until March 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451846600/.
  • Meatcutter – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency has an opening for a Meatcutter in Guam. Incumbent will perform a full range of tasks associated with processing beef, pork, veal and lamb into retail and ready-to-eat cuts, advice patrons of storage life, temperature requirements, thawing times, and proper cooking procedures. Position is open until March 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451685700/.
  • Meatcutting Worker – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency has an opening for a Meatcutting Worker in Guam. Incumbent will assist journeyman meatcutters, tray, wrap, weigh, and price cut using automatic or manual wrapping machines, and ensure correct prices by referencing price lists. Position is open until March 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451685100/.
  • Custodial Worker – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency has an opening for a Custodial Worker in Guam. Incumbent will maintain an orderly and clean specified area following general instructions regarding the tasks to be performed, sweep, mop, scrub, wax, and polish floors using heavy industrial powered equipment. Position is open until March 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/452561700/.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor – The Department of Defense Education Activity has an opening for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Incumbent will present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom, among other related duties. Position is open until May 30, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440337800/.