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City of Sedona: Transit Grants Analyst


The Grants Analyst ensures the City applies for and receives federal, state, county, and local subsidies for which it is eligible; ensures funds are expended within the various rules and regulations that are a condition of receiving such funding; performs professional work involving grant coordination and administration, funding research and analysis, and assists with proposal preparation and compliance monitoring by individual departments and divisions.


• Arizona State Retirement System

• 100% City-paid health, dental and vision coverage for employee

• Substantial contributions to health, dental and vision coverage for dependents

• City provided $50,000 group term life insurance

• Short-term disability

• Ninety-six hours of PTO time

• Generous vacation accrual rates

• Holiday pay

• Deferred compensation – Optional IRS 457 plans

• Wellness programs

• 3 day weekends! 4/10 work schedule

• Flexible hours and periodic remote work available

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Primary Duties

  • Identifies future City needs and identifies grant fundable opportunities to meet these needs.
  • Manages City-wide grants, serves as a main contact for City grant information; serves as the technical expert for grant administration and compliance.
  • Completes proposal applications to include statistical information, budget information, certifications, narrative, and other related documents.
  • Educates City personnel regarding procedures for implementing grant programs in accordance with grant guidelines.
  • Performs post-award compliance monitoring to comply with federal, state, and local grant terms and conditions/regulations and assurances (office of management and budget circulars, City and funding agency policies and regulations, program statutes, procurement regulations).
  • Develops and maintains a network of local and national organizations to support grant applications.
  • Researches eligible grant funding opportunities, maintains knowledge of available municipal grants, and informs other city divisions of available grants.
  • Monitors grant awards to ensure project progresses in a timely manner and meets project goals/intended purpose.
  • Meets with internal and external auditors to audit grants for successful closeout.
  • Maintains a comprehensive computer database on City grants to include basic submittal and contract information.
  • Assists staff with questions regarding grant agreements, grant related paperwork, guidelines, city grant procedures, city ordinances, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Attends grant workshops, conferences, and meetings to ensure coordination and communication between all parties as related to grant compliance and financial management.
  • Provides various reports internally and externally on accounting encumbered, expenditure and balance amounts for various grants.
  • Provides various spreadsheets on proposed, current, and terminated grants.
  • Collaborates with the Finance Department to ensure compliance with grant reporting requirements; coordinates with the City Attorney's office for review of grant-related contracts.
  • Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints with courtesy and tact.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Desired Education & Experience

  • Knowledge of:
  • Accounting and auditing principles and practices.
  • Computer software related to word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Analytical and evaluative techniques, identification and resolution of grants administration issues and knowledge of laws, regulations, policy, and other requirements that affect grant program administration.
  • Principles and practices of public administration and of local government structure and services.
  • Program development, operations, budgeting, and programs evaluation.
  • Government and service contract requirements.
  • EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Management, or related field.
  • Experience: Three years of hands-on and in-depth grant experience.
  • Licenses: Must have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona Driver’s License within two months of hire.

Desired Skills & Abilities

  • Research and identify regional, state, federal and private grants availability, audit requirements, principles and procedures of grants, project development and administration.
  • Analyze and compile information and prepare written and oral reports.
  • Determine eligibility for a variety of grant proposals.
  • Learn grant related terminology and project management principles and procedures.
  • Plan, implement, monitor, and close grant agreements of all types and for a variety of purposes in a workable and concise manner.
  • Inspect and track varied grant projects and to monitor appropriate paperwork, authorizations, signatures, payments, reporting, and compliance.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with grant and capital project managers, finance department, legal department, all client departments, funding agencies, auditors, and the public.
  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.
  • Organize and coordinate multiple tasks, work independently, maintain confidentiality, and take initiative to improve upon current operations in a collaborative manner.
  • Work under the pressure inherent of meeting numerous and conflicting deadlines. Establishes and maintains cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Salary Range

$58,406.00 to $84,177.00

Contact Info

Name Job Title Address Phone Number Fax Number Email Address
City of Sedona Human Resources 102 Roadrunner Drive Sedona, AZ 86336 928-203-5038 or 203-5189
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