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COMM SVCS PRGM COORD I (CRIMINAL JUSTICE GRNT COORD)(L/D)

Concurrent Open & Closed recruitments require 2 separate apps

Recruitment #A2070-M0-o22950

Introduction

Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability.  Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.   

 

Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees.  We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. In addition, we also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, including management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc. 

 

Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.

MAJOR FUNCTION

Performs duties assisting in developing public funded programs in support of community needs.

MAJOR DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Performs research to identify areas of need, potential funding sources and relevant service providers to facilitate establishment of community service programs.
  • Participates in needs assessment data analysis to assist in developing policy and making funding decisions.
  • Prepares grant application packages to obtain funding for community needs projects.
  • Assists in coordinating countywide community services to insure effective response to community needs and prevent duplication of services.
  • Plans, conducts and attends meetings to provide technical assistance to local residents on effectively identifying and planning for needed services within the county.
  • Plans and initiates public meetings with citizens, elected officials and social services representatives to provide a forum for exchange of information and ideas relating to community needs and services.
  • Assists in monitoring and evaluating grant and ad valorem funded programs and contracts to assure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Plans and coordinates meetings to insure input of impacted agencies and departments in the planning and programming for community projects.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Working knowledge of funding sources and associated requirements and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of procedures related to public grant administration.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Bachelor's degree with a major in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or a related field.

OR

Associate's degree with a major in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or a related field; and
One year of experience in grant program/project management in one of the following four areas: Department of Justice (DOJ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse and Mental Health Office (SAMH) or Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

 OR

Graduation from a high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three years experience in grant program/project management in one of the following four areas: Department of Justice (DOJ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse and Mental Health Office (SAMH) or Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

Selection Process

  
  • Application Screening (Civil Service Office)
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  • Performance Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
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  • Written Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
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  • Establish List (Civil Service Office)
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  • Department Selection Interviews (Hiring Agency)
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  • Background Investigation (Hiring Agency)
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  • Job Offer (Hiring Agency)
  • Conclusion

    OPEN AND CLOSED RECRUITMENTS:  We are running concurrent Closed (Internal) and Open recruitments. Internal candidates on a closed eligibility list must be considered first, prior to a selection being made from the open eligibility list. To be considered for the same classification under Open recruitment, internal candidates must also apply under the open recruitment process.

     

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

     

    DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE:  The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

     

    NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.

     

    NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County.  They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

     

    EXAMINATION: Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience. 


     

     
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