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Grants Coordinator

Office: Community Development
Salary: $40,000 - $57,000

Announcement Date: 6/26/2020
Closing Date: 7/10/2020

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

Under general supervision, is responsible for researching sources of grant funds, assisting departments in the submission of grant applications, and performing a variety of research and accounting tasks for the Community Development Department. Reports to the Community Development Director.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs research for state, federal, and private agency grant funding sources as well as sources for loans and technical assistance; provides coordination of special projects.

Monitors state and federal legislation which may affect grant funding sources.

Writes/prepares grant applications and proposals as well as other applications for aid for the County.

Responsible for control and maintenance of grants account functions in compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Prepares grant reconciliations.

Monitors budget activity of all grants and aid programs.

Communicates with the County Administrator and the Comptroller routinely regarding the progress of research, administrations of grants, and status of grants.

Conducts pre-construction conferences and bid openings for projects and conducts site visits of active projects.

Prepares contracts as required.

Tracks grant expenditures against the grant budget for the fiscal year.

Request reimbursements for grant awards

Maintains grants documents and files. Prepares all grants reports.

Corresponds with various individuals as required including County Administrator, Treasurer, Governor’s Office personnel, contractors, clients, homeowners, Procurement, Human Resource Director, consulting firms, Tax Assessor’s Office, etc.

Coordinates and presides over public meetings.

Attends workshops, meetings, and seminars as required.

Operates/utilizes a variety of types of office equipment including typewriter, calculator, computer, copier, and general office supplies.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

College degree in accounting, business administration, English, journalism, or other related field and three to five years of experience in profession writing or accounting, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Fairfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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