GRANTS TECHNICIAN 0716
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under direct supervision, an employee in this class performs a variety of entry level grant-in-aide research duties pertaining to the collection and analysis of grant data. The incumbent works closely with professional supervisors in learning all aspects of work, but may function with limited independence on the more routine tasks as familiarity is gained. Work is subject to review through frequent conferences and observation. Does related work as required.
Assists in grant-in-aide research by gathering background data and preparing brief reports and synopses of information collected;
Prepares illustrative graphs, tables and maps; and compiles data to outline the results of particular studies;
Helps maintain clear and concise records on federal and state grants received and on applications prepared;
Assists in preparing status reports on grant programs;
Assists in performing research on the impact of proposed regulations and/or legislation on municipal activities;
Assists in providing information to County departments, municipalities, private non-profit agencies and elected officials on grant-in-aid programs.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Working knowledge of federal and state grant programs and of their applicability; working knowledge of the proper administration of government aid programs; working knowledge of statistical and research concepts and methods; ability to analyze and organize data and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisory personnel and government officials; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
(a) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree; or,
(b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and four (4) years of experience in preparing, researching and/or monitoring grants from state or federal sources; or,
(c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).