Transit Grants Manager

Transit Grants Manager
Broward County Board of County Commissioners Transportation Department
 Plantation, Florida
Job Description

SALARY: $79,161.47 - $126,342.11 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/28/20
CLOSING DATE: Open until a sufficient number of applications has been received.


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners Transportation Department is seeking qualified candidates for their Transit Grants Manager position.

General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to manage and direct the transit grant program.

This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, transportation, or any field other than engineering or the hard sciences.
  • Requires four (4) years in transit management or closely related experience including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required

  • None.


  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or field closely related to area of assignments
  • Grants Management Certification
  • Grant administration experience in a public transit agency
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment
  • Knowledge of Transit Award Management System (TrAMS)
  • Federal Transit Administration (FTA) compliance expertise in the areas of legislation, regulation, rules and policy
  • Knowledge of 2 CFR 200


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

  • Administers Federal and State grants.
  • Initial drafting through final submission of DOT/FTA administration.
  • Reporting of compliance regulatory practices and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance of Federal, State and County policies and procedures.
  • Administers and implements directives and programs within assigned areas; serves as direct communication link with all Federal, State, and local agencies.
  • Prepares applications and reports for Federal and State grants.
  • Manages multiple complex grant agreements, prepares and submits grant quarterly and annual milestone progress reports, amendments, budget revisions and grant proposals.
  • Ensures accurate, eligible and timely grant draw downs and reimbursements, including review of contract files, invoices and other accounting reports and documentation.
  • Manages grant close-out process ensuring completeness of grant file and audit documentation.
  • Coordinates Federal Transit Administration (FTA) triennial review.
  • Manages administration of continued implementation of the fiscal year service contracts; maintains effective liaison with the disability community, consumer advocacy groups, and related agencies; directs and supervises work assignments and subordinate staff; anticipates and resolves operational problems; handles difficult customer service situations and pressure tactfully and effectively.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

  • Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
  • Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
  • Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
  • Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
  • None.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.