Grants and Jobs

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

(Last updated – 6/23/2017)

Fellowship:

Grants:

  • Rural Housing Preservation Grant The HPG program provides qualified public agencies, private nonprofit organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. Current closing date is July 17, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294257.
  • Cooperating Technical Partners ProgramThe Cooperating Technical Partners Program exists to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of the National Flood Insurance Program through fostering strong Federal, State, Tribal, regional and local partnerships for the purposes of reducing flood losses and promoting community resiliency. Current closing date is July 1, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294251.
  • Promoting Gender Equality in the FAS – The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that promote gender equality in political representation, and other leadership and decision-making roles in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Current closing date is June 26, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293471.
  • 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:

  • Wounded Warrior Program Fellow – Wounded warriors or medically retired veterans now have the opportunity to work for the U.S. Congress on a two-year fellowship. The Marianas congressional office was selected to host a Wounded Warrior Fellow. To be eligible veterans must have served on active duty post-9/11, have less than 20 years of active service, and have at least a 30% service-connected disability. Position is open until filled. For more information, go to http://sablan.house.gov/wounded-warrior-fellowship-open.
  • Customs and Border Protection Officers – Customs and Border Protection has openings for Customs and Border Protection Officers in Saipan. CBP Officers are members of the Federal Law Enforcement Officer profession. Typical assignments include enforcing customs, immigration, and agriculture law and regulations; facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel; and conducting inspections of individuals and conveyances. Positions are open until July 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/471812500 and https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/471845500
  • Police Officer – The Department of Navy is accepting applications for a Police Officer in Guam. Incumbent must be able to respond to all emergency calls, complaints, and other calls for service; pursue and apprehend persons fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist detainment; and perform mobile and walking patrols of the installation and its perimeter boundaries. Job position is open until June 27, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472625000
  • Resilience and Risk Reduction Program Manager – The Department of the Army has an opening for a Resilience and Risk Reduction Program Manager in Guam. Incumbent will assist with the Army National Guard’s goal to help Soldiers, families and units develop the resiliency to overcome and respond positively to adversity, while simultaneously to minimize risky behaviors and suicides. Position is open until July 19, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472530600.
  • Educational Technician – The Department of the Navy has an opening for an Educational Technician in Guam. The purpose of this position is to provide specialized developmental care and instruction for children and youth ranging in age from 6 weeks to 18 years on one or more Child and Youth program. Position is open until June 29. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472197300.
  • Congressional staff assistant – Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan is seeking a Staff Assistant in the Washington, D.C. congressional office. Responsibilities include answering phones, maintaining the front office, greeting visitors and giving Capitol tours, answering constituent requests for general information, assisting the office manager with scheduling and bookkeeping, and assisting staff with other various administrative and legislative duties in a supportive role. Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential. Ties to the Northern Mariana Islands preferred. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to MP00.Job@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
  • Substitute Teacher – The Department of Defense Education Activity has an opening for a Substitute Teacher on Guam. Incumbent will present instructions in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment, among other duties. Position is open until December 31, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/461039600/.