|FIRE PLANNING AND GRANTS MGR|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional and administrative work implementing and managing fire, emergency management, public safety, and emergency services grants. An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for researching grant opportunities, preparing grant applications, maintaining and managing grant documentation, producing programmatic grant reports, evaluating/analyzing organizational units or programs, strategic planning, performance measurement, and special projects. Additionally, this position assists with emergency management responsibilities and managing departmental accreditation processes. Work is performed under the supervision of a department deputy chief and is reviewed upon completion, through discussions, evaluation of reports submitted and results achieved.|
|Oversees, prepares, and identifies grant opportunities via web research, listserves, networking and other methods.
Oversees and prepares grant applications for submittal to local agencies, the State, and Federal Government.
Prepares award documents to be prepared for City Council and the granting agency.
Provides oversight and technical advice to department personnel to ensure proper management of grants in compliance with established grant program policies and procedures.
Prepares and submits all required programmatic reports to the grantor.
Coordinates and monitors grants for satisfactory compliance with funding source regulations and service performance criteria.
Acts as the department liaison to federal, state, and local granting agencies and attends meetings as needed.
Acts as department GOC.
Plans and conducts program evaluations and studies of organizational units within the fire department for their effectiveness and efficiency.
Develops Fire Department strategic plans.
Participates in the citywide strategic planning processes.
Monitors and collects performance measurement data for the Department's performance reporting.
Coordinates and makes presentations at meetings and public hearings.
Performs emergency management tasks through the City's Emergency Operations Center.
Oversees and manages departmental accreditation processes.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of laws, recent developments, current literature, and sources of information in the field of fire, emergency management, and emergency service grant programs.
Knowledge of special and statistical research and investigative techniques used in the assimilation, evaluation, and presentation of data.
Knowledge of pertinent county, state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of grants management, including identifying funding, writing grant applications and administering grant funded projects.
Knowledge of budgeting and personnel management and organization of municipal, county, state, and federal governments.
Knowledge of current Emergency Management practices and command procedures.
Knowledge of State, and Federal Emergency Management plans, regulations, and procedures.
Knowledge of hazard mitigation procedures.
Knowledge of the Center for Public Safety Excellence Agency Accreditation Program.
Knowledge of the Emergency Management Accreditation Program.
Experience with departmental accreditation program management.
Ability to present findings and recommendations concisely and effectively in oral and written form to the proper agency or board and to interpret and apply complex rules, regulations and policies with the department.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departmental officials, municipal employees, professional groups and the general public.
Ability to plan and define the limits of special studies and projects.
Ability to delegate authority, to plan, organize, and review the work of subordinate professional and technical personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to effectively present programs and ideas orally and in writing and to speak effectively to public groups and civic organizations.
Ability to operate personal computer.
|Bachelors Degree in planning, public administration, grants management, or other related field and four (4) or more years of experience in grant management, budget and management analysis, project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience in governmental agency preferred. At least two (2) years of supervisory or project management experience required. Masters degree in related experience is preferred.|