CITY OF MARGATE
JOB POSTING, 2017
JOB TITLE: GRANTS WRITER/MANAGER
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Under general supervision, develops, implements, conducts, and monitors the City’s grant program, coordinates and tracks special projects, including capital projects as directed, monitors and manages contracts, and assists with other projects and assignments as directed. Reports to the Assistant City Manager.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Develops, implements, conducts, and administers a comprehensive grant program to support all grant program related operations, including but not limited to: research and investigation of available grant monies, preparation of grant documents, grant writing, grant administration, establishment of policies and procedures for the City with regard to grant programs.
Interprets, applies, and ensures compliance with guidelines of granting agents and with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations
Prepares, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates grant applications, awarded grants, and grant projects in progress to ensure obtaining desired results and meeting stated goals and objectives; assists in the preparation of City Commission agenda information for grant applications and awards as applicable.
Prepares forms, and develops and implements procedures, systems, and controls needed to ensure compliance with the requirements for respective grantor agencies, other authorization sources, internal City policies and programs, and external regulatory agents.
Determines project qualifications for funding; follows up on project details.
Develops funding applications to secure funding for various departmental and/or City projects/programs; prepares grant letters, grant applications, and related documentation in prescribed format as directed by grant outlines or instructions; develops grant proposals for new projects, ongoing projects, or emergency needs; takes photographs in support of grant proposals; prepares necessary documentation to substantiate funding requests.