Position Description

Grants Analyst
Location Burnett Plaza Office
Job Code 252
Pay range
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Trinity Metro has an immediate opening for a Grants Analyst position.  The incumbent will assist the Manager, Grants Administration and senior management by performing the analytical functions required for programs funded by grants and other funding sources in accordance with regulations, award terms and good practices. The incumbent in this class performs under the general direction of the Manager, Grants Administration.  The incumbent performs administrative and technical work designed to meet organizational objectives.  The incumbent is one of the most knowledgeable staff people in the organization concerning federal, state and local funding programs.

This position's responsibilities include:

  • Prepares financial projections and budgets, actual v. budget reporting, and estimating any carry-over of funds from one year to the next


  • Coordinates with key personnel at all levels of Trinity Metro to support proper and timely expenditures of grant funds in compliance with applicable guidelines and budget deadlines


  • Stays abreast of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and their applicability to grant management related audit and federal regulations


  • Reviews and monitors individual grants and expenditures received for compliance with private, local, state and federal fund requirements


  • Prepares financial grant reporting (Federal Financial Reports) including preparation of reports for granting authorities and annual report


  • Verifies budget proposals for grant applications


  • Maintains strict confidentiality of all Trinity Metro information, practices and policies


  • Other responsibilities, as assigned




One-year experience in grants administration, statistical analysis, accounting and/or budgeting, preferably in municipal or transit operations.  Proficient use of computer spreadsheets, word processing and graphics.  Experience in administering USDOT grants is desirable.



Bachelor's Degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, accounting, budgeting, urban studies, or other fields applicable to government and/or transit. 

Any combination of experience, training and/or education that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills may substitute for the required education.

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