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Contract & Grant Specialist

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District

Green Bay, WI 54302
Admin & Secretarial
5 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Contract & Grant Specialist NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Bay, WI JOB SUMMARY In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Contract and Grant Specialist is responsible for all grants, contracts, agreements and related financial aspects for the Watershed Management Department including activities in the Watershed Program and the Aquatic Monitoring Program. Work involves establishing and managing contracts with all watershed partners as well as managing all cost share agreements with agricultural landowners and producers involved in the watershed program. This requires working in concert with NEW Water staff as well as county land conservation staff to facilitate the cost share agreement process including appropriate approvals, financial management, deed recording, and reporting. Work also involves all aspects of grant management including seeking grant opportunities, completing and submitting grant applications, post-award reporting, and financial management. Coordination with multiple departments including Watershed Management, Public Affairs and Education, and Accounting are routine responsibilities. The Contract and Grant Specialist also seeks out appropriate outside grant supporters via letters of recommendation, in-kind support, and other match opportunities. The Specialist will be the primary point-of-contact along with the grant awardee of NEW Water on all submitted applications and awarded grants. QUALIFICATIONS This position requires a Bachelor's degree in environmental science, contracts administration, business management, or a closely related discipline. Minimum of four years of experience working with grant and contract management including grant applications, post-award grant reporting and financial recording keeping. This includes establishing and managing primary and sub-award contracts, invoicing, and all other aspects of grant management including EPA and other federal reporting requirements. Experience and proficient in the use of ArcGIS, Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel is strongly preferred. Sound understanding of accounting principles, local, state, and federal environmental programs and reporting is strongly preferred. A basic understanding of EPA Environmental Quality Assurance Requirements is preferred. Must possess a current and valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator's license. Please click apply to review a complete position description, and review salary and benefits information click apply. Category: Administrative , Keywords: Grant Administrator

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