Grant Coordinator


Date Posted:
Central Accounting
Pay Rate:
Grade 109
Employment Status:
Financial Services

This is a 5 year assignment


The Grant Coordinator will perform general grant accounting and clerical duties in support of the Mayor’s Office and other departments.


  • Monitor compliance involving state and federal grants to ensure accordance with provisions of federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Maintain budget documents, perform grant reconciliations and prepare reporting for local, state and federal agencies, to include closing out the reports upon grant completion.
  • Reconciles and documents bank statements, trustee statements, cash investments, taxes, etc.; prepares debt schedules and establishes payment procedures, authorizing direct payments and/or interdepartmental transfers, etc.
  • Perform research and assist grant program managers in developing plans for annual distribution of funding.
  • Prepares spreadsheets and responsible for various financial reporting via federal information management and data reporting systems.
  • Collaborates with other financial analysts to establish and monitor financial policies and procedures.
  • Assist grant program managers with grant application process.
  • Prepare & submit required reports to federal and state agencies at the proper intervals.
  • Ensure regular, punctual attendance during scheduled work hours.
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three (3) year of related experience;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Proficient in use of PCs, tablets, smartphones and other electronic devices
  • Ability to work in a position of moderate complexity
  • Ability to effectively communicate with local, state, or federal agency personnel, community leaders, and the public.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of the team.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools and/or controls. The position requires mobility. Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 10 pounds on a regular basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines.



Most work is performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting with centrally controlled heating and air conditioning.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.


The County has the right to revise this position description at any time and this does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

As champions of Blount County, our work is guided by our core values. The foundation of these values are built upon collaboration, service and commitment, equity and inclusion, and trust. We strive to infuse our values into every action we take, both internally and with the communities we serve.