Municipality of Anchorage - Anchorage, AK

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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA), he or she must become a member in good standing within 31 days of beginning work.

This position is represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA.

DEPARTMENT: Health and Human Services
HOURS OF WORK: Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm

Example of Duties:

Develop, write and negotiate grants, contracts, and amendments to agreements with multiple agencies and contractors. Research, develop, and provide other administrative support for bids and request for proposals to meet the department's needs for contracted services. Oversee and monitor grants and contracts for compliance with agreement provisions and municipal, state and federal laws. Ensure compliance with intent and/or purpose of related funds, regulations, laws and policies and procedures. Review and approve requests for payment submitted by grantees and contractors and prepare payment request documents. Account for project expenditures. Ensure grants and contracts are closed in accordance with organizational procedures and funding requirements. Provide technical assistance to grantees and contractors as requested and required. Prepare and transmit information to other sections, divisions, departments, other municipal staff, and the general public in order to facilitate the goals and objectives of the Grants and Contracts section. Other related duties may be assigned as needed which are necessary to support the department/division/section goals. Occasional driving to include site visits, meetings, trainings etc.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Special Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field, and two (2) years of professional experience in Business Administration, one (1) of which must have been in grant/contract development and administration.

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and any combination of post-secondary education or progressively responsible experience in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.

Post graduate education in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field may substitute for the required non-specialized experience on a year for year basis.

Prefer candidates with purchasing and/or contract administration principles; and state and federal grant regulations. Proficiently operate personal computer and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook; edit written documents for content, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; high level of attention to detail; strong organizational skills. Communicate information and ideas through verbal and written communication in a clear, concise and accurate manner in order to accomplish departmental objectives and to maintain good public relations; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; independently recognize and solve problems by applying sound business judgment; effectively negotiate and arrive at joint solutions; prioritize work to accurately reflect the importance of job responsibilities; work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction; comply with fixed deadlines.


Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) Contract Bargaining Agreement Art. 6.10.1 A must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicants Alaska Driver's License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

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