Grants and Jobs

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

(Last updated – 8/31/2015)

Grants:

  • Community-based Marine Debris Removal – The NOAA Marine Debris Program provides funding to support locally-driven, marine debris prevention, assessment, and removal projects that will benefit coastal habitat, waterways, and NOAA trust resources. Projects awarded through this grant competition will implement effective, on-the-ground marine debris removal activities, with priority for those targeting medium - large-scale debris, including derelict fishing gear. Closing date is November 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278589.
  • Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative – The overall objective of this teaching/mentored award program is to prepare qualified individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the HIV/AIDS-related research needs of the nation, especially in highly-affected minority communities. Closing date is October 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278360.
  • HUD Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program – Community Compass is HUD’s integrated technical assistance and capacity building initiative that helps communities navigate complex housing and community development challenges by equipping them with the knowledge, skills, tools, capacity, and systems to implement HUD programs and policies successfully. Closing date is September 25, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278425.
  • Clean Vessel Act – Funding allows state governments to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain pumpout stations and waste reception facilities for recreational boaters and to inform boaters about the use, benefits, and availability of pumpout stations and waste reception facilities. Closing date is December 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278435.
  • Job Plus Pilot Initiative – The purpose of the Jobs Plus Pilot program is to develop locally-based, job-driven approaches to increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of public housing. Closing date is September 28, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278147.
  • Substance Abuse Service Expansion – The purpose of this Health Center Program supplemental funding opportunity is to improve and expand the delivery of substance abuse services at existing health centers, with a focus on Medication-assisted Treatment in opioid use disorders. Closing date is September 28, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278195.
  • Service Area Competition – The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved. The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations served by the Health Center Program. Closing date is September 28, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278160.
  • Discovery Research PreK-12 – The Discovery Research PreK-12 program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by PreK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Closing date is December 7, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278171.
  • The Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants – This grant program supports the planning stages of digital projects that promise to benefit the humanities. Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the humanities that may involve creating or enhancing experimental, computationally-based methods or techniques for humanities research, teaching, preservation, or public programming. Closing date for applications is September 16, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277704.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (Tier 2 - National) – The Boating Infrastructure Grants Program provides for the construction, renovation and maintenance of boating infrastructure facilities for transient recreational vessels at least 26 feet long that are operated, leased, rented, or chartered primarily for pleasure. Closing date for grant applications is September 18, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277381.
  • Climate Program Office – NOAA’s Climate Program Office manages competitive research programs through which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system and to foster the application of this knowledge to enable effective decisions. Closing date is December 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277620.
  • Veterans Cemetery Grants – VA's Veterans Cemetery Grant Program is designed to complement VA's 131 national cemeteries across the country. The Veterans Cemetery Grants Program helps states, federally recognized tribal governments or U.S. Territories establish new Veterans cemeteries, and expand or improve existing veterans cemeteries. Closing date is July 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277154.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program – The Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG) Program provides funding for the construction, renovation and maintenance of boating infrastructure facilities for transient recreational vessels at least 26 feet long that are operated, leased, rented, or chartered primarily for pleasure. Closing date is September 21, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277381.
  • Documenting Endangered Languages – This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7000 currently used languages, this effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. Closing date is September 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276370.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grants Program provides funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. Priority for use of these funds should be placed on those species of greatest conservation need and take into consideration the relative level of funding available for the conservation of those species. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275221.
  • Foundational Program – The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274648.
  • Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions – The goal of this program is to provide access to, and editorial context for, the historical documents and records that tell the American story. The National Historical Publications and Records Commission encourages projects, whenever possible and appropriate, to provide access to these materials in a free and open online environment, without precluding other forms of publication. Grants are awarded for collecting, describing, preserving, compiling, editing, and publishing documentary source materials in print and online. Closing date is October 8, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270435.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach, and Workforce Program – The Office of Naval Research seeks proposals for developing innovative solutions that directly support the development and maintenance of a robust STEM workforce. The goal of proposed efforts should be to provide solutions that will establish and maintain a diverse pipeline of U.S. citizens who are interested in uniformed or civilian STEM related workforce opportunities. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268949.
  • The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program – The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268198.
  • The Coastal Program – The Coastal Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268288.
  • BioWatch Program – The BioWatch Program is an early warning system that is designed to detect the intentional release of select aerosolized biological agents. The BioWatch Program’s mission is to provide and maintain a continuous bio-terrorism air monitoring system in metropolitan areas and coordinate with state and local public health communities to prepare for and respond to a bioterrorist event. This mission is accomplished by serving as an early warning system which enhances the security of jurisdictions by providing the needed time to execute their comprehensive concept of operations plans to counter biological terrorism. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251807.
  • 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:

  • Food Services Specialist - The Department of the Army, Army National Guard Units is accepting applications for a Food Services Specialist in Guam. The purpose of the position is to manage the daily ARNG State Food Service Program for state and federal National Guard operations. Position is open until September 24, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413906600.
  • Administrative Officer – The Department of the Army, Army National Guard is accepting applications for an Administrative Officer in Guam. This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters, Construction and Facilities Management Office, Information Technology and Administrative Services Branch, which provides facility services to numerous installations throughout the state. Position is open until September 20, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413687000.
  • Surface Maintenance Mechanic – The Department of the Army, Army National Guard is now accepting applications for a Surface Maintenance Mechanic in Guam. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspections, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial and special purpose vehicles and equipment. Position is open until September 18, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413270900.
  • Medical Officer – The Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention is accepting applications for a Medical Officer in Guam. Incumbent will provide support to the DHHS in public health research and analyses; and perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research and other related duties. Job position is open until December 14, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408769000.
  • Western U.S. Store Worker – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency is accepting applications for a Western U.S. Store Worker in Guam. The incumbent will maintain adequate stock of resale items; identify any obvious spoilage, damage, and out-of-date merchandise; and receive supply, equipment, and resale items. Job position is open until September 30, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408667200.
  • Western U.S. Sales Store Checker – The Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency is accepting applications for a Western U.S. Sales Store Checker in Guam. The incumbent will operate an electronic checkout system; assist customers by answering questions concerning prices, identification and location of items; and manage the self check-out registers assisting customers in the correct processing of their purchases. Job position is open until September 30, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408669100.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor – The Department of Defense Education Activity is now accepting applications for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Substitute teachers present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. Job position is open until May 30, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/405011800.
  • Education Program Administrator – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Education Program Administrator (District Superintendent) in Guam. The incumbent will provide direct supervision and broad professional leadership in designing and implementing programs to increase student achievement. Job position is open until October 5, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/382104300.
  • Airplane Flight Instructor – The Air Force Reserve Command is accepting applications for an Airplane Flight Instructor (Military Requirement) in Guam. The incumbent will conduct training for the upgrade of unqualified Reserve aircrew members and proficiency training for qualified Reservists and ART personnel. Job position is open until January 1, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/358354400.
  • Aircraft Engine Mechanic – The Air Force Reserve Command is accepting applications for an Aircraft Engine Mechanic (Military Requirement) in Guam. The incumbent will perform troubleshooting on a variety of complete operational aircraft reciprocating or gas turbine engines in the aircraft on the flightline and certify work produced under USAF Technical Order Program. Job position is open until January 1, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/357937500.
  • Electronic Integrated System Mechanic – The Air Force Reserve Command is accepting applications for an Electronic Integrated System Mechanic (Military Requirement) in Guam. The incumbent will rebuild, overhaul, install, troubleshoot, repair, modify, calibrate, align, and maintain, integrated systems. Job position is open until January 1, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/357639200.
  • Aircraft Mechanic (Fixed Wing) – The Air Force Reserve Command is accepting applications for an Aircraft Mechanic (Fixed Wing) - Military Requirement in Guam. The incumbent will install, adjust, align, inspect, troubleshoot, and finalize functional and operational tests on a variety of major aircraft systems, their assemblies, and components. Job position is open until January 1, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/358034300.
  • Education Program Administrator – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Education Program Administrator (Assistant District Superintendent) in Guam. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the District Superintendent in the administration, organization, operation, assessment, and support of the schools. Job position is open until October 5, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/380945400.
  • Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic – The Air Force is accepting applications for an Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic in Guam. The incumbent will provide prompt initial care to significantly increase patient survivability and reduce the possibility of long-term serious injury; respond to accidents and other emergencies involving injury and illness which sometimes may be life-threatening; and perform basic emergency medical treatment. Job position is open until September 30, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/399342400.
  • Health System Specialist – The Air Force is accepting applications for a Health System Specialist in Guam. The incumbent will effectively evaluate safe, efficient, and effective patient movement programs using medical analysis/planning/programming, internal and external coordination, and joint medical planning expertise. Job position is open until September 30, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/399266400.
  • Monitor – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for Monitors in Guam. In this position you will perform lunchroom, recess, classroom, and bus monitoring duties. Monitors identify and report known or suspected problems, issues, or concerns to the appropriate staff, faculty member, or other official in accordance with established policies and procedures. Closing date is December 31, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391246900.
  • Educational Aid – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for Educational Aids in Guam. Incumbent prepares instructional materials related to class lessons; assists teachers in the implementation of a full-day program; and assumes responsibility for conducting and guiding children in group activities. Job position is open until December 31, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391104100.