Business Specialist

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Business Specialist


Texas A&M Forest Service


Mitigation & Prevention Department

Proposed Minimum Salary

$4,250.00 monthly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) Business Specialist completes overall business administration support for the Mitigation and Prevention Department This position provides business coordination to the Department's various grant programs that include the Community Wildfire Defense Grant (CWDG)program as well as grant program-related performance, accomplishment reporting, data collection and supporting assigned department staff.



-Completes overall CWDG administration and oversight of sub-grants, including monitoring for compliance with all applicable Federal rules and regulations, site visits to assess project performance and final evaluation of project accomplishments.

-Completes CWDG program-related performance, accomplishment reporting and data collection.

-Support assigned department staff with payroll/time, fuel cards and procurement and travel cards.

-Process payment vouchers, mileage reports, travel vouchers and fuel logs in conformance with State statutes, System policies and TAMFS procedures.

-Other duties as assigned.

Benefits: Texas A&M University System strives to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. Texas A&M Forest Service offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, retirement benefits, paid time off and health and lifestyle programs as well as educational incentives and tuition reimbursement opportunities.


Education and Experience:

Required Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Natural Resources, Business or Accounting, or closely related field.

Required Experience: None - entry level position

Preferred Experience: Two (2) years experience in the following areas: accounting, data entry or customer service and business and fiscal support processes.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required Knowledge: Word and Excel. Basic knowledge of business and fiscal support processes. Working knowledge of grant operations and ability to support grants

Preferred Knowledge: Working knowledge of Workday, Concur, Canopy, FASTER and FAMIS


Required Skills: Sound judgement. Adaptability. Great attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills: Superior customer service delivery


Required Abilities: Ability to forge cooperative relationships. Maintain files. Ability to perform duties proficiently, accurately, in a time-sensitive environment with little or no supervision. Multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Abilities: Exhibits leadership with partners and employees in assigned program area.


Registrations, Certifications and Licenses:

Required: Valid Class C Texas Driver's license


Applicant Instructions:

A resume, cover letter and transcript(s) are REQUIRED to be uploaded to application. References are required to be entered in the secondary questionnaire section of the application. Certifications are preferred to be uploaded to the application.  Documents/certifications can be uploaded in the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV section.  More than one document can be uploaded; just click the "Upload" button for each document.  Documents can only be loaded at this time and cannot be uploaded once the application is submitted.  If there are any issues uploading documents, please contact 979-458-6690  Please check your spam folder in case more information is sent in regards to this position.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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