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Program Supervisor VI (Fiscal Section Manager)

at Texas Parks and Wildlife

Posted: 3/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2329081

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Description

This position is responsible for managing the financial operations and compliance requirements for all grant programs administered by the Recreation Grants Branch, including developing and evaluation of budget requests and the disbursement of grant funds for all programs.  Oversees compliance with laws and regulations in the obligation and disbursement of over 25 million dollars annually of State and Federal grant funds to local governments and other entities.  Oversees the development and implementation of guidelines, procedures and participates in the development and implementation of new major programs and initiatives.  Oversees the preparation of management reports for monitoring progress and compliance of all grant programs administered by the Branch.  Performs the duties of division budget coordinator (DBC) for the Recreation Grants Branch in addition to other financial responsibilities.  Oversees encumbrance and expenditure of multi-year grants.  Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.   Performs additional duties as assigned.  Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

JOB POSTING: 19-00324

Qualification Guidelines


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Public Administration, or a closely related field.
  • Five years experience in government accounting, budgeting, auditing and grant administration;
  • Three years experience as a supervisor or team leader.
NOTE:  Experience may have occurred concurrently.

  • If driving is required, applicant must possess a State driver's license.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Public/Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, may substitute for one year of required experience.
  • Experience with Oracle Applications BIS, Capps, or other State/Federal accounting and budgeting systems.
  • Management Concepts Grants Management Pass Through Track Certificate;
  • National Grant Management Association Certified Grant Management Specialist.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting, budgetary, and management principles, practices, and procedures; and of legal restrictions governing allocation of grant funds;
  • Knowledge of grant programs administered by TPWD Recreation Grants;
  • Knowledge of budgeting procedures and budget administration;
  • Knowledge of Federal and State legislative budget processes;
  • Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection;
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data;
  • Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
  • Skill in analyzing financial data, and in the use of a computer and applicable software;
  • Skill in training others;
  • Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others;
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
  • Skill in meeting deadlines;
  • Skill in planning, processing, and monitoring high volume of work that includes detailed processes and controls;
  • Skill in use of software for financial accounting and analysis;
  • Skill in data base management;
  • Skill in the preparation of management reports;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to work as a member of the management team;
  • Ability to foster and promote team building with your peers and subordinates;
  • Ability to monitor and report on performance measurement; to analyze management problems and present alternative solutions;
  • Ability to coordinate the gathering and analysis of data;
  • Ability to allocate financial resources between programs;
  • Ability to monitor progress and compliance of projects;
  • Ability to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others;
  • Ability to interact effectively with supervisors, staff, and outside constituents;
  • Ability to use sound judgment in dealing with confidential matters of significant consequences;
  • Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.;
  • Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.

Additional Information

  • Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday;
  • Required to work overtime as necessary;
  • Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.;
  • May be required to operate a State vehicle;
  • Required to travel 15% with possible overnight stays;
  • Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.
In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required:
  • Submittal of a completed online application;
  • Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application;
  • A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable);
  • Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference.
NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application.  A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.


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