at City of Peoria in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City's Human Resources Department.
The City's Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City's Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.
The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


SUMMARY: The City of Peoria Community Development Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Grant Writer. The purpose of this position is to assist with the coordination of grant applications for the City of Peoria and assist in implementation of grants for Community Development projects.

DEADLINE DATE - MAY 15, 2024 BY 5:00 P.M.
 Examples of Duties

Searches available grant opportunities for the City and informs applicable departments; Creates a repository of commonly required application documents; coordinates meetings with other departments to review grant requirements; follows up with relevant staff on submission of information to be compiled into the application, completing due diligence for grant awards; receives and coordinates hand off to relevant department; performs grant implementation for community development grants; research and evaluate best practices to improve grant submission outcomes. May assist grants division staff in other activities.
 Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Communications, Social Work, Political Science, or related field; and one to three years progressively responsible related experience required. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 11998844

Posted On: Jun 23, 2024

Updated On: Jun 23, 2024

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