Recruitment #2211-5162-001


Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed charm with a breathtaking art museum, top-flight cultural attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities, and great restaurants.


 The City of Milwaukee is proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity


Under the direction of the Budget and Administration Manager, the Grants Fiscal Coordinator is responsible for budgeting and fiscal management for the numerous Office of Violence Prevention (OVP) grants and funding sources.

Essential Functions

 Budgeting and Accounting

· Monitor grant and general budget expenditures and balances; review with OVP management.

· Work collaboratively with management to generate and ensure timely submittal of grant reports and documentation.

· Ensure proper charging of labor and other expenses to grants.

· Assist in the preparation and review of Common Council files and grant resolutions for consideration.

· Work closely with the City Comptroller’s Office to ensure proper accounting and reporting of grant budgets and expenditures.

· Prepare, review and process various expenditure reports, billing, and grant reports. 

 Evaluation and Reporting of Finding

· Evaluate the effectiveness of project activity and performance of project operators.

· Utilize the results of data collection and analysis to prepare written communications, presentations and verbal communication for grant funded programs.

· Use various data collected throughout the program year to perform annual evaluation and performance reports, in prescribed format, for all assigned projects.


We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Conditions of Employment

· Please be advised that new employees are required to have received either both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine prior to their employment start date or have an approved religious or medical accommodation prior to their employment start date. You can find further information relative to the City’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy here..

· The Grant Compliance Coordinator must be willing and able to work beyond standard business hours on occasion, based on the needs of the department.

Minimum Requirements

1.   Bachelor’s degree from in Accounting, Business Management, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university.

2.   One year of related experience in grant administration.

3.   Valid driver's license and availability at time of appointment and throughout employment.


 Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience may also be considered.

Notice: Please do not attach your academic transcripts to your employment application. The hiring department will verify candidates’ education as part of the background screening process prior to extending any job offers.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics

Technical and Critical Thinking:

· Knowledge of governmental policies, procedures, and regulations.

· Knowledge of grant funding and reporting.

· Knowledge of mathematics and the ability to make accurate calculations.

· Ability to read and interpret complex job-related documents.

· Ability to utilize related computer software programs, including all Microsoft Office applications.

· Ability to stay current with evolving technology changes necessary to perform web-based duties.

· Ability to problem solve, apply critical thinking and trouble-shooting skills.

· Ability to take decisive action to ensure that grant tracking files and reports are accurately maintained.

· Ability to make sound and effective decisions.

 Communication, Interpersonal and Judgment

· Ability to prepare accurate and effective written communications, including reports, memos, letters, and other documents.

· Ability to verbally communicate effectively to colleagues, department heads, Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), and members of the public.

· Ability to listen well and to communicate effectively both in person, video applications, email, and over the telephone.

· Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and follow through on assignments to completion.

· Ability to work cooperatively with team members and serve as back-up on shared job functions.

· Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and detail.

· Ability to work in a diverse, collaborative, time-sensitive environment, managing multiple tasks that are deadline-driven.

· Ability to work effectively and positively with people whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.

· Ability to remain professional at all times.

· Honesty, integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

· Ability to serve as an effective custodian of City and other resources.

Current Salary

The current starting salary range (PG 2HX) is $55,962-$78,342 annually, and the resident incentive salary for City of Milwaukee residents is $57,641 - $80,692 annually. Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.



 The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program which includes:

· Defined Benefit Pension Plan

· 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

· Health and Dental Insurance

· Paid Parental Leave

· Comprehensive Wellness Program

· Onsite Clinic Services

· Onsite Employee Assistance Program

· Alternative Work Schedules

· Long Term Disability Insurance

· Group Life Insurance

· Tuition Benefits

· Paid Vacation

· 12 Paid Holidays

· Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves

· Flexible Spending Arrangement

· Commuter Value Pass

 For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit

Selection Process

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee Relations and the Milwaukee Health Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations. Oral examinations may include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.


INITIAL FILING DATE - The examination will be held as soon as practical after the deadline listed above. Receipt of applications may be discontinued at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may continue until the needs of the City have been met. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time, and place of the examination. Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative test administration. The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee.

Additional Information

  • APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by visiting,
  • Applications and license documentation should be submitted no later than the deadline listed above.
  • If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or
  • The Department of Employee Relations is in City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.


The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.