at Arkansas Government Job in North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Date: Sep 14, 2021
Req ID: 11906
North Little Rock, AR, US, 72199
Category: DEPT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Anticipated Starting Salary: 36155
Position Number: 
Posting End Date: [[09/28/2021]]
Anticipated Starting Salary: [[$36,155]]
[[Response & Recovery/Mitigation]]
The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.
Applicant must be available for disaster duty at any time. Twelve-hour work schedules are possible and all ADEM positions are subject to 24-hour on-call duty in the event of an emergency or disaster.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Promotes community resiliency by administering federal mitigation grants including the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC). Engages risk reduction by assisting communities identify their risks, develop long-term strategies and secure grant funding to carry out mitigation projects that will minimize the impact of disasters. Works closely with FEMA in the preparation and maintenance of mitigation grant applications, management of sub-awards and grant compliance documentation and reporting. Meets with local jurisdictions to conduct pre-award applicant briefings, post-award administrative meetings, and project site visits. Reviews and processes reimbursements for grant subrecipients, submits quarterly reports to FEMA, and performs grant reconciliation and closeout. Serves as a policy expert on hazard mitigation assistance and procurement regulations. Leads meetings and gives presentations to stakeholders. Staffs the State Emergency Operations Center during disaster operations.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicant will provide excellent customer service and ability to work in a team environment. Strong computer and accounting skills to include Microsoft products. Experience in program and/or grant management. Ability to understand and correctly interpret written guidance and policy documents. Effectively communicate both verbally and written with experience in public speaking/presentations. Emergency Management experience.
Class Code: G180C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $36,155.00 – $52,425.00
The Grants Analyst is responsible for applying professional level skills and has specific program knowledge as it relates to area of assignment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Provides technical assistance to grantees regarding grant applications, grant modifications, progress reports and budgets. Prepares and submits grant application to applicable federal agencies. Conducts grant related workshops and meetings. Develops, implements and analyzes grant program related goals and objectives. Prepares annual and biennial budgets, project incomes, ensures sufficient appropriations for grant awards, and analyzes expenditure reports. Prepares detailed reports of actions taken in grant programs to provide information to funding sources to ensure compliance with grant requirements. Plans and conducts grant training programs; prepares and updates grant guidance manual for use by personnel, which explains policies and procedures. Develops, analyzes, and reviews grant reports, and analyzes data. Develops reporting systems and monitoring methods to measure program effectiveness and to ensure that grant programs are in compliance with state and federal laws, and monitors grant projects for compliance with state and federal regulations. . Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of federal and state grant funding business. Knowledge of state and department policies, procedures and guidelines. Ability to evaluate information and prepare narrative reports. Ability to communicate information and provide technical assistance to requesting parties concerning grant program requirements. Ability to analyze and conduct research. Ability to develop reports and schedules with applicable software. Ability to make oral presentations. .
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a related field; plus one year of experience in the review, analysis, preparation and/or monitoring of grants. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
All ADEM positions could include travel in and out of state and are subject to 24 hour on-call duty in the event of an emergency/disaster.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Applications will be pre-screened for completion and also for the availability to travel. You may attach a resume, however, all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application must be completed. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed application.
Make sure to include any military service you may have. Applicants claiming Veterans Preference Points (Active Duty Veteran, Widow of Veteran, and Widow of Disabled Veteran) must attach proof of status to application in order to receive Veterans Preference Points.
The Department of Public Safety has implemented a drug, alcohol, and tobacco free workplace policy pursuant to A.C.A. § 11-14-101, et seq. All ADEM positions are designated as safety sensitive in which a person performing the duties of their positions while under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other controlled substances may constitute a threat to health, safety, or handling of confidential information. As allowed by law, all prospective employees who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to submit to a drug test. Refusal to take the drug test or results that indicate a presence of illegal drugs or prescription drugs for which the individual has no prescription will be the basis for precluding the individual from employment. Additionally, employees are subject to random drug and alcohol tests as a condition of continued employment.
This position has a mandatory 6-month probationary period. This position also requires mandatory 5% contribution to the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.
Benefits package may include health and life insurance, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, Credit Union availability, retirement, career bonuses and deferred compensation plans.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock