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Grant Writer/Coordinator

City of Hinesville


Listing Summary

The City of Hinesville is accepting applications for a Grant Writer/Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing grant writing and coordination services for the Community Development Department.

MAJOR DUTIES: 
> Researches grant opportunities for City projects and submit funding proposals to granting agency for consideration.
> Maintains a current list of grant opportunities that include previous awards as well as those aligned with established City goals.
> Presents opportunities for new funding sources and innovative approaches for review.
> Researches specific requests for funding as received and compile findings for review. 
> Carefully reviews all opportunities to ensure eligibility and application requirements.
> Meets with stakeholders to review opportunities and gather information as needed.
> Performs research and verifies information as needed to complete application.
> Maintains and follows an accurate and comprehensive suspense calendar to ensure that essential tasks are performed at the appropriate time in the application process.
> Develops grant related budgets and requests or drafts letters of support.
> Prepares and submits grant applications in a timely manner on behalf of the City to request federal, state, or local assistance.
> Presents informational and action items to the Mayor and Council.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
> Knowledge of federal and state grants, laws, and regulations as applied to human services, economic development, and housing.
> Knowledge of grant application process.
> Skill in interpreting contract language and federal and state program regulations.
> Skill in utilizing a calculator, personal computer and various word processing and desktop publishing software packages.
> Skill in operating a typewriter, calculator, copier, and facsimile machine.
> Skill in mathematical computation. 
> Skill in interpersonal relations.
> Excellent skills in oral and written communications.

 > Performs all other duties as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

>Success in obtaining one or more of the following HUD grants: CDBG, CoC
>Success in obtaining one or more of the following DCA grants: ESG, CHIP
>Success in obtaining one or more of the following DOT grants: Section 5307, Section 5339, Transportation Enhancement, Transportation Alternatives
>Success in submitting one or more of the following approved HUD plans/reports: Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, CAPER, AI/AFFH
>Experience in successfully requesting FEMA/GEMA Disaster Recovery Public Assistance 

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Communications, English, Professional Writing or a similar major and two years experience as a grants writer, with successful awarding of both federal and state sponsored funding is required. Minimum starting salary is $45,425 plus excellent benefits. The position is open until filled.  

Please submit applications and resumes online at:  https://ga-hinesville.civicplushrms.com/careers

THE CITY OF HINESVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Listing ends on:

2/26/2021