Grant Writer

Position: Grant Writer

REF #:  2023020

Department: Police Department

Application: Public Safety Application

Salary: $16.66 Hourly

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Performs a variety of administrative work in developing federal, state, and local development grant programs & managing grant programs, and related activities. Prepares federal, state and private foundation grant applications; monitors grants and prepares reports for agencies, as required; prepares program and project budgets; approves project disbursements; and maintains project management information and documentation.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of principles and procedures of federal and state grant administration and management. Considerable knowledge of the sources and requirements of federal, state and private foundation grants; considerable knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and procedures; and considerable knowledge of the departmental mission, objectives and resources available to meet those objectives.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in related field or combination of education and related experience. Experience in grant writing, public relations, communications and marketing preferred.

Must possess a valid Mississippi Driver’s License or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment.