Environmental Funding & Grants Consultant (Water) - Remote

at Jacobs in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on cleaning up our communities today to improve tomorrow. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. If you want to join a company invested in you, your success, and the global community – join us as a Career Level Water Consultant to help our communities thrive.

Based out of our Reston, VA, or other US office, you will support the efforts of our Federal, State, and Local agency clients to evaluate and implement their priority objectives. Support to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water and Office of Wastewater is a primary focus area for this position. You will collaborate with diverse teams at Jacobs such as our broader federal team, our advisory solutions team that includes economic, financial, and grant funding specialists, the government relations team, transportation and water planners and engineers, economists, resiliency specialists, and many others to meet our clients’ needs.

As an expert in federal, state, or local water or wastewater infrastructure funding programs, you will work to support technical and financial projections and analyses of program initiatives, develop training and other presentation materials needed to communicate new program initiatives to agency staff and to broader stakeholder groups applying for funding through federal programs. You will support EPA and other agencies in conducting training and technical assistance and support development of guidance documents to aid in the implementation of federal program initiatives.

You may also work with our Infrastructure Funding and Grants Team to support regional and community clients with innovative financing strategies, the preparation of State Revolving Fund applications, pre- and post-award compliance assistance, and program management activities across the US. Specific responsibilities that the Career Level Water Consultant is envisioned to hold include:

  • Lead development of technical, economic, and financial analyses of federal funding initiatives for water, wastewater, drinking water, and/or stormwater.
  • Develop training and other presentation materials for Federal policies and programs.
  • Conduct training for federal agency staff, state agencies, and broader stakeholder groups focused on water resources.
  • Provide technical assistance to states and other entities as required by Federal agency assignments.
  • Coordinate with colleagues at Jacobs to develop responsive scopes of work and budgets for assignments identified by Federal agencies.
  • Support business development work through our Jacobs’ sales team and Client Account Managers in developing scopes of work and qualification statements for proposals to agencies related to technical support.
  • Supporting mentoring and development of supporting staff through on-the-job training. At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates.

By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other. Continue your environmental career at Jacobs – where we’ll empower you to learn and grow as you deliver projects that make our world better.

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

The typical salary range for this position is $100,400 to $175,600 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, public policy, or related field; master’s degree preferred.
  • 10 to 20 years of professional experience working with Federal, State, or local agency public sector funding programs focused on water, wastewater, drinking water, and/or stormwater.
  • Track record of success in providing technical and consulting support to at least one Federal agency; experience with EPA Office of Water and/or EPA Office of Wastewater strongly preferred.
  • Experience in developing guidance documents that define how to access and take advantage of Federal funding programs.
  • Development of training and presentation materials for use in communication of program requirements and options to state, local, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to draft technical reports and guidance documents in a professional voice and style, free of spelling or grammatical errors.
  • Proven ability to work within interdisciplinary teams where the technical input from diverse disciplines needs to be coordinated, often within short timeframes.
  • Proficient in Excel to build data analysis tools.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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Job Posting: JC256033383

Posted On: Feb 29, 2024

Updated On: Apr 29, 2024

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