Employment Opportunities

Grants Specialist-Programs

Location: Arlington Heights
Office: Internal Services
Department: Capital Financing & Infrastructure

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Section Manager, Grant Administration or designate, administers all aspects of grants including but not limited to tracking and monitoring various grants for necessary funding, expiration dates, grant extensions, closeouts, project funding shortages, budget revisions, and maximize grant dollars. Perform quarterly analysis for all grants. Coordinate and assist with FTA and RTA Quarterly Grant Meetings. Assist in updating Grants Administration Manual based on changes in procedures or new state or federal grant requirements. As Superuser for Oracle Grants module, assist various staff with Oracle issues. Review grant agreements. Review and process requisitions, change orders, Pre-bid packages, specifications and contracts. Acquire concurrence from funding agencies in accordance with grant compliance from IDOT and RTA. Prepare numerous reports including Quarterly Milestone Reports for various agencies, and EOM Reports. Other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Liberal Arts or Public Administration with a minimum of 1 year in grant administration experience. Must possess aptitude in reading and comprehending federal circulars, federal registers, contracts and specifications. Must be proficient in computer word processing programs and computer applications to the extent required by job functions (government sites), excel and power point. Detailed oriented and experience with Oracle a plus.

Contact Information

Application or resumes for this position can be mailed to the location where the job is available or to our corporate headquarters:

Pace Suburban Bus Service
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
550 W. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005
Fax: (847) 228-4206

Office hours for all locations are Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.


Pace is an Equal Opportunity Employer