Grant Manager (Ord. Title: Planning & Development Specialist, Sr-BU)
This is an excellent opportunity to work in the Seattle Police Department (SPD) Grants and Contracts Unit in a Senior Grant Manager Position. This position works in close coordination with Project Managers to develop sub-recipient contracts that meet City contracting regulations, works with Project Managers and the SPD Fiscal Unit to ensure federal grant requirements are met; monitors and approves grant expenditures; tracks project progress; ensures City purchasing rules are followed, and ensures that grant special conditions are met as outlined in federal and state grant guidelines. We are seeking an applicant with strong financial and grant management knowledge and skills.
This position is funded by a portfolio of Federal funding sources (i.e. Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice grants).
- Research and advise on grant funding opportunities; facilitate the grant application process and submit all required application documents to the grantor.
- Work in close coordination with Project Managers and the SPD Fiscal Unit to ensure that project development and implementation is seamless, and all grant requirements are met.
- Evaluate financial data associated with grant programs and develop routine or ad hoc reports for other program and project personnel to aid in their decision-making process.
- Know and understand federal financial and grant management regulations and requirements and apply them to the management of grants.
- Work in close coordination with Grantor agencies to seek guidance, make official requests, and provide status reports.
- Prepare progress reports, legislation, or ordinances to accept grant funding.
Required Qualifications :
Requires three years of experience in planning and research related to grant, financial, or budget experience and a bachelor's degree in planning, business, public administration, or related fields (or a combination of education and/or experience and/or training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
Desired Qualifications :
- Strong experience in grant management, preferably of federal funds, overall fiscal management, and budgeting.
- Experience developing complex contract documents, such as Consultant Contracts, Interagency Agreements, and Memorandum of Understanding.
- Familiarity with federal grant management regulations.
- Strong financial and analytical skills using Microsoft Excel and Word, with the ability to present technical information to senior management in an understandable manner.
- Experience handling multiple deadlines and business interactions with multi-agency and multi-disciplinary professional groups, while representing the best interests of the Seattle Police Department and City of Seattle.
- Demonstrated program or project management experience on matters pertaining to complex grants or projects.
- Strong team building skills and experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
- Competitive applicants will be able to work independently.
- Must pass a Seattle Police Department background investigation.
- This is a hybrid position; after 6 months of training, employee is expected to perform work onsite minimum three (days) a week. Individual schedules will be based on agreement between the employee and their supervisor.
About the Department:
The Seattle Police Department is comprised of approximately 1,600 dedicated law enforcement professionals all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative, and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.
The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: https://www.seattle.gov/human-resources/benefits/employees-and-covered-family-members/most-employees-plans .
The full salary range for this position is $47.57 - $55.44 per hour.
This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) regular position with full benefits, is FLSA exempt (not eligible for overtime), and falls under the discretionary pay band (for additional information, please visit Personnel Rule 3.2 - Accountability Pay for Executives Pay Program ).
How to Apply:
Apply online at www.seattle.gov/jobs . Please refer to: Job Number: 2023-01624. If you have any questions, please contact Dene Warren Sakamoto at email@example.com .
The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents.
More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at:
"Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov
Closing Date/Time: 9/12/2023 4:00 PM Pacific