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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||4-5 years|
|State/Province:||WA - Washington|
Location: Seattle, WADepartment: Policy Department
Type: Contracted to Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level
Reports To: Policy Program Manager
Location: Seattle, WA
Position Type: Full-time, salaried, exempt. Funding for this position is guaranteed for 12 months; continued employment beyond 12 months is conditional upon satisfactory performance and funding availability.
Benefits: Eligible, Class III
Application Deadline: May 28, 2012
The Grant & Project Manager (“Project Manager”) is responsible for management and implementation of a variety of projects focused on advancing livability and smart growth in communities. The Project Manager will perform policy analysis, draft recommendations and reports, educate community members and elected officials, and support Forterra’s advocacy campaigns. A primary responsibility will be to lead implementation of an EPA grant to provide technical assistance to cities in the region and to lead a consortium of national partners providing assistance in 3 other regions. The Project Manager will also manage grant administration, reporting, and sub-recipient monitoring in consultation with the Communities Policy Director and Forterra’s federal grants team, and s/he will coordinate partner and consultant activities. In addition, this position will also coordinate staff project involvement and will execute relevant parts of the scope, such as developing workshops, engaging key stakeholders, and delivering policy recommendations to cities.
This position requires occasional to frequent travel across Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula, including travel requiring the ability to drive a person or company-provided car.
Project management and grant administration (approximately 50% of work hours)
Policy research, analysis and recommendations (approximately 50% of work hours)
Preference may be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
Travel, Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
This position is subject to indoor environmental conditions typical to a professional office setting. The essential physical requirements of this position include: