The position pays $ 18.00 per hour. M-F. They want resumes (about 10). They are interviewing for this position. The person they are replacing is leaving on 1/19/2018 so they want them to start the first/second week of January so she can train them.
Finance and Grants Administrator Purpose of Position
The position will administrate all finances including the grant budgets. This position performs program coordination work to ensure the timely and effective purchasing and reporting as part of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – Urban Area Security Initiative and State Homeland Security Grant Programs. This position will serve as the regional point of contact for purchasing of non-equipment related services and items within the task force and with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). Monitors the status and coordinates required changes in approved projects. Prepares and disseminates financial reports to PEMA. This position will assist regional committees and local governments on financial related issues associated with task force funding streams.
Minimum Requirements • 5 – 7 years’ experience as a Finance Coordinator • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field • Knowledge of emergency management/first responder activities (law enforcement, fire, EMS) • Must be a US Citizen • Valid driver’s license • Must be able to drive a county vehicle for long distances • In-state and out-of-state travel required • Must be able to successfully complete a background check
Responsibilities • Develop and maintain budgets for regional grant applications • Develop and assist the development of grant reporting to the state • Develop and assist in the development of regional assessments • Development and modification of contracts • Review and approve all regional financial documents • Develop and assist in the development of all regional financial requests • Develop and maintain regional budgets • Develop requests for proposals • Develop purchase orders • Assist in the development of waivers • Purchase office supplies • Work with the state and Federal governments on regional audits • Reconcile budgets with the state and Allegheny County • Attend regional committee meetings • Meets with contractors/vendors to develop or manage projects • Assist in training new employees • Assist in supervising regional interns
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing • Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 100 through 300; IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS); IS-800 National Response Framework (NRF), Principles of Emergency Management, FEMA Emergency Management Institute Professional Development Series (PDS) within 6 months of hire, other Emergency Management training certificates desired
Working Environment • Office setting with extended periods of sitting • Extensive personal computer, keyboard and phone usage • Short and continuous time frames and/or time constraints • Performing duties under short timelines is a common occurrence • Electrical exposure in normal office environment • Work on weekends, holidays and shift work may be required during emergency and/or disaster situations • Shift work may be required during emergency activations • Voluntarily carry department issued Blackberry for official use without compensation • Subject to recall during disasters and other emergencies