Recently granted a TS by DOS. Am I current and active?


I recently was granted a TS clearance by DOS. Does that mean my clearance is active and current for any employer? It was sponsored by a private contractor; however, they do not have an open position yet. Could I use that clearance to apply with other companies? I was told by the DOS investigator that my clearance is active, but when I went to Clearancejobs, they consider only active and current clearances for sign up and since I have not used it because it was recently granted then it is fact "inactive"? It's a little confusing. Can someone give me some clarification?