City of Tucson

GRANTS WRITER (#0065)

$23.31-$41.52 Hourly / $48,484.80-$86,361.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 815


General Description

Serves as the primary contact for grant application submittals and reporting to federal agencies regarding grants and is responsible for planning, writing and monitoring grants to include grant proposals and submittals to appropriate agencies.

Essential Functions

Works closely with the City Manager’s Office to provide ongoing status updates and reports and identify funding opportunities.

Identifies grant funding opportunities and needs through federal, state, private and other sources.

Conducts research, identifies grant funding opportunities, and researches, analyzes and develops grant funding sources.

Develops relationships and collaborates with external resources in the areas of grant development, training, grant funding sources.

Implements and monitors administrative procedures and controls for grant applications.

Interprets and applies program/project requirements, monitors budgets, writes reports.

Responds effectively to inquiries and provides information regarding program requirements.

Prepares and maintains a variety of written reports and related correspondence.

Collaborates with and provides assistance to City departments in the identification of grant funds, grant writing, and the financial aspects of grant management and grant compliance.

Establishes and maintains cooperative working contacts with the community and other governmental agencies to identify and coordinate joint funding grants.

Prepares information on award nominations for public dissemination.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of professional experience researching the availability of grants, analyzing grant requirements, and/or writing grants

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 02

Occupational Group Description: General Administration

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8110

Bargaining Unit: No representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

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