Grants and Jobs

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

(Last updated – 12/5/2016)

Grants:

  • 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.
  • Nancy Foster Scholarship Program – The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for master’s and doctoral studies in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology, and all other science, engineering, social science, and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas, and particularly encourages women and members of minority groups to apply. Current closing date is December 9, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289616.
  • 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.
  • Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts (SAMSHA Drug Treatment Drug Courts) – The purpose of this program is to expand and/or enhance substance use disorder treatment services in existing adult problem solving courts, and adult Tribal Healing to Wellness courts, which use the treatment drug court model in order to provide alcohol and drug treatment (including recovery support services, screening, assessment, case management, and program coordination) to defendants/offenders. Closing date is December 12, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289387.
  • Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections – This program helps cultural repositories plan and implement preservation strategies that pragmatically balance effectiveness, cost, and environmental impact. Closing date is December 13, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289493.
  • Farm to School Grant Program – The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 amended Section 18 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) to establish a Farm to School Program in order to assist eligible entities, through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. Closing date is December 16, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=288870.
  • 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.
  • Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Research Program – The objective of this grant program is to address the needs of the fisheries and fishing communities in optimizing economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries and practices, dealing with the impacts of conservation and management measures and increasing other opportunities to use existing infrastructure to support keeping working waterfront viable US fisheries include any fishery, commercial or recreational, that is, or may be, engaged in by citizens or nationals of the United States. Closing date is December 9, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=286440.
  • 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:

  • Information Technology Specialist – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has an opening for an Information Technology Specialist in Guam. Incumbent will review requirements of projects to determine objectives of the program, concepts, nature of unprocessed data, and processes required in support of the computer effort in order to organize work processes and problems for computer solution. Position is open until December 7, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457966600/.
  • Chief Medical Officer – The Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration has an opening for Physician (Chief Medical Officer) on Guam. Incumbent will be responsible for implementing the Medical Center’s policies, rules and regulations and reports to the Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Primary Care. Position is open until December 8, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457453200/.
  • 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/.
  • Educational Aide – The Department of Defense, Education Activity is accepting applications for an Educational Aide in Guam. Incumbent duties are based on general, kindergarten, and special education groups. Position is open until December 21, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/445282600/.
  • Medical Officer – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has an opening for a Medical Officer in Guam. Incumbent will perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research of the identification of causes or sources of disease and disease outbreaks. Position is open until December 16, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440870300/.
  • 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/.