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Grants And Projects Specialist

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State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

Arizona Department of Homeland Security

Our mission is to protect Arizona by providing strategic direction and access to resources that will enable all of the state's homeland security stakeholders to achieve our collective goals of preventing terrorist attacks in Arizona; Reducing Arizona's vulnerability to all critical hazards; Enhancing the capacity and expertise to plan for, mitigate, respond to and recover from all critical hazards that affect the safety, well-being and economic security of Arizona; and Building the resiliency of Arizona.

Grants and Projects Specialist
1700 W. Washington Street Suite 210

$33,000 - $43,000

Phoenix, AZ. 85007

http://www.azdohs.gov/

JOB SUMMARY:

The Arizona Department of Homeland Security is seeking a Grants and Projects Specialist. This position is responsible for consulting and advising stakeholders on grants and state guidelines as they relate to travel, procurement, and financial systems. In addition, the Grants and Projects Specialist conducts site visits throughout the state to determine the ability of stakeholders to accept and account for Federal funds, reviews stakeholders' business systems for compliance with Federal and state guidelines, and makes decisions on required corrective action plans.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Attending local, state and national meetings and grant management meetings and maintaining documents, guidelines and supporting plans as may be directed

  • Preparing and maintaining complex, detailed financial reports and enter into the federal financial system,maintaining a variety of reports and spreadsheets

  • Overseeing, Processing, auditing and ensuring accuracy of stakeholder applications, purchases and expenditures

  • Maintaining internal financial systems and completes reconciliation of expenditures

  • Assisting in the development, review, revision and editing of program and policy

  • Coordinating and facilitating fiscal service meetings and activities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Federal grant guidelines: State Accounting Manual; Office of Management and Budget (CMB circulars); Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's); and State Procurement Guidelines

  • Principles, concepts, practices, methods and techniques of government accounting and financial management

  • Federal, State and local Homeland Security issues

  • Confidentiality requirements with sensitive data

Skills in:

  • Computers software (e.g. Microsoft office)

  • Research, analytical and critical thinking

  • Organization and record retention

  • Oral and written communications

  • Financial Management

  • Accounting

Ability to:

  • Accurately process information and be able to pay great attention to detail

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

  • Candidate should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and Access
  • A degree from an accredited University is preferable but not required

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • The position will require the possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks,must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

BENEFITS:

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

  • Health and Dental insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Sick Leave

RETIREMENT:

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Please note enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

CONTACT US:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Staffing at [email protected] or at (602) 506-6186 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting [email protected] Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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