PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
The purpose of this classification
is to serve as consultant, liaison, problem-solver, and project administrator
for units of local government. The
Grant Administrator will administer various grant applications and programs
focusing on community and economic development related projects, assist in
marketing of GMRC project development, and offer any administrative and
management services to local governments.
The following duties are normal for
this position. The omission of specific
statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the
work is similar, related, or a logical assessment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned by
the supervising staff.
Monitors grant and project related
activities as directed to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines,
ensures all required documents are prepared in accordance with required grant management
Participates in the selection
process for project engineers/architects, coordinates with city/county
managers, engineers, private professionals, and general contractors, oversees
the selection of qualifies contractors through a sealed bid process, prepares
pre-construction conference materials, and may conduct pre-construction
conference with contractor and project engineer/architect.
Oversees construction activities
throughout the duration of the project, monitors contractors for compliance
with applicable labor laws, monitors and records weekly payroll reports for
wage rate and other compliance requirements.
Serves as liaison for local
governments with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Appalachian
Regional Commission. Economic Development Administration, OneGeorgia Authority,
private professionals, industry, and other state and federal agencies
previously not mentioned.
Receives and approves all grant
related invoices for payment, prepares draw requests, and monitors drawdowns
for local governments.
Prepares and submits quarterly
reports on a timely basis.
Administers the distribution of
grant/loan funds, establishes and maintains grant accounting and filing
Follows up with local, state, and
federal officials on a regular basis relating to status of projects.
Conducts site visits to projects
and coordinates meetings with local government funding agencies.
Participates in conflict resolution
on projects relating to obstacles and state and federal compliance with
Prepares, facilitates, and
coordinates project meetings, prepares other various reports, forms,
correspondence, and other documents related to the grant administration of the
Receives various forms and reports,
including architectural/engineering reports, correspondence, manuals, reference
materials, or other documentation; reviews, edits, completes, processes,
forwards, or retains information as appropriate.
Advertises public hearing and may
conduct public hearing with Economic Development Staff.
Assists with marketing of GMRC
services to local governments.
Operates a computer to enter,
retrieve, review, or modify data, verifies accuracy of entered data and makes
corrections, utilizes Microsoft based software, include word, excel,
PowerPoint, publisher, and access.
Communicates with supervisor,
employees, other departments, local government staff, and others as needed to
coordinate work activities; review status of work, exchange information, or
Attends annual grant administration