Supervision Received FromDevelopment Director
Under general direction, this position is responsible for administering a full range of grant related finance and administration activities for the agency. Serves as the agency’s representative with Federal, State and local grantor agencies. Manages agency’s participation in federal and state grants process, including development, requests, reporting, submittals and closeouts. Serves as the Agency’s primary support person for required grant participation compliance including Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Liaison and Title VI Officer.
Oversees the accounting and/or financial reporting of grant functions and is responsible for the preparation, review and monitoring of major grant program development, implementation, project management oversight, financial management and audit preparation.
- Federal and state grant procedures
- Grant-related programs such as Title VI, DBE and EEO
- FTA Circulars for procurement and grant management
- Transit operations and services
- Construction process and associated federal program impacts
- Procurement documents and related federal and state terms
- Federal and State program documentation and reporting requirements
- Computer programs WORD; EXCEL; Internet search; FTA TRAMS
- Management principles and practices;
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations;
- Conflict resolution techniques;
- Project administration principles and practices;
- Able to convey in writing clear description of project activities.
- Able to work cooperatively with diverse staff and regulators.
- Able to communicate clearly with external resource agencies and support staff.
- Able to assemble spreadsheets of data for federal and state reporting.
- Able to present information effectively to other agencies, staff, management and board.
- Ability to create spreadsheets, prepare correspondence and reports.
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, elected officials, and the general public sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction and report issues and concerns.
- Ability to facilitate and coordinate team activities and agency responses.
Must submit to criminal background check the results of which must meet hiring criteria for the role.
Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, and seeing. Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, General Business Administration, Transportation or a related field, and 3 years of related experience in USDOT Grant Program issues, Grants Administration and Project Compliance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.