DHS Consulting, LLC, an Anser Advisory Company, is a premier California-founded program, project and construction management consulting firm providing services nationwide.
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As the Zero Emissions Transporting Funding Analyst, the candidate will support Clients with coordinating, developing and drafting applications for single and multi-year federal and state grants for funding of projects, programs and activities to achieve the Clients Zero Emissions objectives and goals. The candidate will identify sources of grant funding, compile required reports to granting agencies, develop reports and monitor the status of approved grants to ensure the full, timely utilization of all grant funds and compliance with granting agency.
Duties & Responsibilities: Services may include the management of multiple projects. Outlined below include, but not limited to roles and responsibilities of the Zero Emissions Transportation Funding Analyst
- Conducts research, interpretation, analysis, programming, forecasting and preparation of applications, allocations and reports for existing and new federal, state and local funding sources (such as FTA, Caltrans, VW Environmental Mitigation Trust) as well as preparation and submittal of funding proposals, allocation requests and required reports.
- Identify existing and potential new funding sources available to support transition to Zero Emissions and strategies for securing the maximum amount of funding for these programs.
- Develop and submit listing of available rebates, incentives, grant opportunities and other creative funding sources with due dates for application submissions
- Provides technical guidance to management and policy makers on funding alternatives to ensure that the Client fully leverages all available funding and remains in compliance with grant program rules and regulations as well as grant terms and conditions.
- Develops and presents written, oral and visual reports, agendas, presentations, workshops, analyses, maps, charts, and other graphics as needed by the Client.
- Represents the agency, and responds to inquiries of the public, professional groups, consultants, contractors, cities, and federal, state, and local regulatory and government agencies.
- Prepares and maintains manuals, guidebooks and guidelines for funding related programs, requirements, processes and calls for projects. Develops and provides training/workshops related to funding programs.
- Maintains project specific funding and funding eligibility information and schedules for multiple federal, state and local funding programs, measures, and/or propositions. Maintains records related to recipients, funding allocations, project details, and expenditures using spreadsheets and databases.
- Manages project funding. Monitors project implementation status as well as tracks progress against time and funding requirements. Develops and monitors financial programming documents as well as assists with the development of agreements and documents necessary to receive or to provide funding. Processes grant and other payment and reimbursement requests. Participates in project closeout. Assist with internal and external financial or grant related audits and reviews.
- Remains current on changing federal, state and local grant rules and regulations, and comments on proposed grant related legislation, rules, and requirements.
- Assesses agencies and projects for eligibility for federal, state and local funding programs consistent with various measures' ordinances or funding guidelines and coordinates with agencies and project managers to ensure continued or future eligibility.
- Prepares and distributes meeting agendas, meeting minutes, correspondence, etc., for administration of various programming meetings.
- Develops scopes of work and participates in vendor selection for transportation related projects as well as monitoring the performance of selected consultants/ contractors.
- Perform other related duties as assigned
- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in planning, public/business administration, finance, marketing, communications, social sciences, or a related field.
- Previous experience with a public transit agency or governmental setting is preferred.
- Knowledge of major federal, state and local zero emissions transportation funding sources and financial programming requirements for funding capital projects and the related laws, regulations and processes.
- Experience with web-based grant development, management and reporting systems
- General financial and project management techniques and systems.
- General accounting, budgeting, and finance methods.
- Contracting methods and contract negotiations.
- Self-motivated and self-sufficient with an ability to multitask in order to complete the above-mentioned responsibilities
- Excellent communicator, able to clearly articulate information to customers
- Proactive, with a sharp focus on attention to detail
- High level of integrity and professionalism as well as a customer-focused attitude
- Detail-oriented, resourceful and execution focused
- Strong time management and organizational skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
- Up to 25% travel to project locations from the Central Valley down to Orange County
- Supervisory duties as required
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Lift up to 25 lbs.
- Push and pull 25 lbs.
- Bend Occasionally
- Sit, Stand, and Walk Frequently
- Talk and Listen Frequently
- Frequent Use of Computer Monitor
We offer a competitive total compensation package including comprehensive health coverage, 401k and more!
We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. DHS will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.