Transit Systems 2019-03-11 2019-04-15

DBE and Grants Coordinator

Company: Hampton Roads Transit View more listings
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 111625

Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a DBE and Grants Coordinator to perform highly responsible administrative work monitoring, tracking, and reporting for Hampton Road’s Transit Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) and grants programs. The DBE and Grants Coordinator position will work under the direct supervision of the Grants Administration and DBE Officer to ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of USDOT assisted contracts.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Execute the daily DBE activities, such as setting DBE contract goals, tracking goal compliance, and compiling and preparing reports.

  • Provide support to the grants administration function, such as assisting in the development of capital budgets and submission of grant applications and reports.

  • Monitor compliance of JARC and New Freedom Program sub-recipient project compliance and approves invoices submitted by JARC and New Freedom sub-recipients.

  • Assist in the development of the overall triennial DBE goal every three years as per 49 CFR 26.45.

  • Implement procedures for contract compliance with DBE goal commitments and federal requirements per 49 CFR 26.45.

  • Generate timely and accurate reports for submission to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

  • Respond to inquiries from program participants and other interested parties.

  • Conduct program audits of contract information to ensure compliance with Federal DBE regulations.

  • Assist with quarterly milestone reporting for Federal and State grants.

  • Participate in FTA semi-annual meetings, audits, and reviews as directed.

Software Knowledge and Skills:
Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel)

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Able to interpret and implement federal, state, and local regulations. Analyze statistical data and identify trends, problems and needs. Good problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field. Minimum of two years’ work experience in a professional office environment, preferably with compliance and/or monitoring responsibilities.

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Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Transit Job Listing - DBE and Grants Coordinator