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Grant Compliance Officer / Project Manager

Company name

New York City Department of Transportation.

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USD 48535

Years of Experience

Min 9 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018
Practice Area
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Grant Compliance Officer / Project Manager The candidate will report to the Executive Deputy Commissioner for Strategic and Agency Services for compliance tasks and will coordinate with the Director of Emergency Relief Grants for FEMA operational tasks. Will need to have experience in understanding and interpreting highly specialized and complex federal requirements, including emergency relief FEMA eligibility, FTA and FHWA grant eligibility, and state, and city policies, rules and regulations, and ensure compliance with them in order to facilitate transportation project planning, design and construction implementation. Will combine strong analytic/quantitative skills with program management. Strong communication skills, including writing and the ability to accomplish goals by working with various areas within DOT such as budget, and contracts and program management, and agencies outside DOT such as DDC, are key aspects of the position. Duties include: confirming compliance with eligibility requirements for federal and state grants; assisting in the preparation and review of contract specifications to adhere to federal regulatory and policy guidelines; planning and implementing in-service training programs based on emergency relief program and other federal and state grant programs; conducting special complex studies and prepares appropriate reports; monitoring grant budgets, and tracking project budget and expenditures; monitoring grant/project progress; attending hearings and meetings as the technical advisor on quality assurance matters related to emergency relief and other federal and state grant programs; preparing reports for senior agency staff; reviewing project plans and ensuring compliance with agency, state and federal regulations, guidance, and policies; ability to work calmly and proficiently under pressure and to adhere to strict deadlines; and special projects may be assigned as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and 5 years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, 2 years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and 9 years of experience as described in "1" above; 2 years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or Education and/or experience equivalent to above. An accredited Master's degree in one of the disciplines described in above, a law degree, or a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect or Landscape Architect may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have the 2 years of the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in above. Experience with FEMA, FHWA, FTA, and HUD regulations, guidance and policies is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
New York City Department of Transportation.
55 Water St Ny
Room 1015
New York City, NY 10013

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