A Divisional/Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
GRANTS & PROJECTS ANALYST 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Open to current classified employees in the specified Division and Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service. Promotional preference will be given in the order listed.
Grants & Projects Analysts develop and implement and/or assess, monitor, control and review grant-in-aid projects/programs administered by State agencies, and provide assistance to recipients in evaluating program effectiveness.
The Department of Public Safety and the Fire Marshal's Division has an opening for a Grants & Projects Analyst III. This position is full time and located in Carson City, Nevada. The selected candidate will report to the State Fire Marshall and work closely with the State of Nevada Emergency Response Commission (SERC) members and its committees in supporting Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) in acquiring equipment, training, and planning activities to prevent and respond to hazardous materials incidents and terrorism. The position also works closely with allied State agencies in compliance with NRS 459.742. SERC's mission is to protect the citizens of the State of Nevada against the negative effects of hazardous materials and terrorism.
The selected candidate should have excellent communication skills and enjoy networking and travel and/or have an interest in emergency response scenarios. The position will prepare grant applications to secure federal funding for State and State-sponsored hazardous materials planning and response programs; review and evaluate applications for sub-grants; review, monitor and enforce recipient and sub-recipient compliance; provide guidance for the uniform administration of the programs; research, develop, recommend, and implement long-range plans and projects within grant guidelines; conduct workshops around the State to provide guidance to service providers and program applicants regarding grant requirements; compile data and prepare reports regarding program activities and funding sources; inspect service provider operations to ensure adherence to program objectives; and conduct audits of financial records.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, accounting, finance or related field and three years of professional grants experience which included writing grant applications to secure program funding; determining grant/subgrant
program eligibility; researching, developing and implementing long-range grant program plans; managing fiscal aspects of grants/subgrants; and monitoring and enforcing grant/subgrant recipient compliance; OR an
equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Grants & Projects Analyst II in Nevada State service.
Travel may be required up to 25% of the time.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
GRANTS & PROJECTS ANALYST III (07.753) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in the compliance, monitoring and evaluation of grants relating to: a) Public Assistance; b) Hazard Mitigation and c) Individual Assistance.
2) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in analyzing and interpreting complex regulations and statutes at a technical or professional level.
3) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in compliance, monitoring, and evaluation of plans, policies and regulations in public and non-profit organizations.
4) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in program management.
5) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in supervising professional staff.
6) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in writing procedures, grant manuals, letters, instructions, and reports.
7) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in communication with the public, elected officials, and other professionals, including public presentations and technical assistance.
8) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, with statistics and other data analysis.
9) Describe your experience, including numbers of years, in the research and development of plans and objectives in local, State and federal governments, non-profit organizations, and community-based organizations.