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OSMRE – AMLER Program Analyst

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ID: 2741-984

OSMRE – AMLER Program Analyst


Term of positions is 52 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk


Pittsburgh, PA

Living Allowance:

$465 /week

AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $6,095 (pre-tax).

Start Date:

08/23/2021 (tentative)

Application Due Date:


Title of Position

AMLER Program Analyst




Position Details

Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. SIP in partnership with the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement seeks one Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization (AMLER) Program Analyst AmeriCorps Member to serve in a year-long position to provide crucial insight into a relatively new program.


One of the major work products for this AmeriCorps member will be a written report that includes research of best practices, and suggestions on how the region, and possibly agency, can improve the written policies/guidance documents and oversight and management of the AMLER Program. The member may also assist with the drafts of these policy documents. In addition, the member may review and consolidate state reports, progress, and successes thus far, as pulled from grant materials, which will assist the region in its congressional report submission to OSM headquarters.  With that, the member will have the opportunity to go into the field to visit AMLER project sites to see results in person. 


Additionally, the member will determine best practices for storing and accessing program reports and other documents.  During their tenure, the member will have the opportunity to participate in and learn grants management and processing of all OSMRE grant programs, and have the opportunity to improve our policies/guidance documents to our grant recipients and assist OSMRE in the oversight and management of AMLER.


The AmeriCorps member will conduct online research of Federal agencies grants policies and practices, as they relate to programs similar to OSMRE’s AMLER.  The member will also electronically pull AMLER reports, review them, and summarize them.  The main goal for the AmeriCorps member will be a written product that includes research of best practices, a summary of OSMRE’s current policies and procedures, and possibly offer suggestion on how the region, and possibly agency, can improve their oversight and management of AMLER. The analysis of the AMLER program this Member would provide is extremely important to capture the successes and areas for change in the program.



Position Responsibilities will include:

  • Research of other Federal programs similar to the AMLER
  • Compilation and summarization of AMLER grant reports
  • Determination of best practices for storing and accessing program reports and other documents
  • Compilation and Analysis of other grant data specific to AMLER, including project successes, real property, etc.
  • Presenting analysis and findings to OSMRE staff to improve AMLER program



 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in Environmental Policy
  • Interest in grants management
  • General computer skills
  • Writing skills
  • All interested candidates are encouraged to apply!




  • Living Allowance: $465/week at 40hrs/week (pre-tax)
  • Successful completion of this term will award the AmeriCorps Segal Education Award of $6,095.00
  • Place Federal student loans on Forbearance during time in service
  • Interest accrual payoff by AmeriCorps
  • Professional Development including: Job Shadowing, Site Visits, and various Training Opportunities



How to Apply
Apply online at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position. Please do not include your social security number, date of birth, or physical address on any documents submitted with your application, including your resume.


For More Information 

Contact John-Michael Aurednik – Stewards Program Coordinator 




Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

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